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Private Hot Tub? You Bet! Come Take a Soak and Enjoy the Traveler!

(25 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:0
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 4. Private hot tub! Lovely patio. Great location.

We call this property The Traveler because we realize that folks travel from all over the world to com visit Austin, and we wanted to provide a theme that might just make you feel right at home.

This lovely two bedroom, one bath duplex features a king bed, queen bed, private hot tub, and lots of patio space to enjoy the weather. Zilker Park is just about a mile and a half or so away, and downtown is just 3 miles.

NOTE: This property is next door to two similar units so if you have a larger group we have plenty of room available! Just ask!

Walk to the Barton Creek Greenbelt, there's a neighborhood entrance just around the block!

Getting downtown with Uber or Lyft is the easiest way to do it - since parking is a bummer down there. It's roughly $10-15 fare.

We are located just one block off of South Lamar so there's tons of wonderful restaurants, juice bars, taco houses, bars, book shops, and even a gallery with the largest collection of original Dr Seuss drawings - all within a couple of blocks!

We have wifi and cable.

Parking is all done on the curb right by the front door. It's not a busy street so there's always easy free parking!

The kitchen is fully furnished with everything you'd need to cook up a feast. The stove is electric. We also provide a coffee basket for you with organic Ruta Maya beans, grinder, filters, creamer and sugar.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 950 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 year old minimum primary renter...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great house for kids!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You can smoke on the patio if you want, but please close the door...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pet's are typically OK. We have a very nice fenced yard which you have access to, plus there are no carpets to worry about either. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    A few too many stairs...sorry ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    JUST ADDED KING BED in master...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    JUST ADDED QUEEN bed in second bedroom!...moreless

  • Master bedroom features, king bed, walk in closet and TV with cable. Second bedroom now has a queen! There's not twins. There are plenty of extra sheets and pillows if you need them. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower


  • Shower and tub combo. Extra towels provided! Newly updated: we took out the sliding glass door and plastered over the wall paper....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We realize that folks travel from all over the world to com visit Austin, and we wanted to provide a theme that might just make you feel right at home. This lovely two bedroom, one bath duplex features a hot tub, and lots of patio space to enjoy the weather. Zilker Park is just about 2 miles away, and downtown is just 3 miles. $150-200/night - $1000/weekly ...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    We have board games and a poker set for you!...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Full 200 channels of TimeWarner Cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV in the living room and master bedroom!...moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a few select DVD's in house for you!...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Austin is 3 miles away, just up Lamar Blvd....moreless

  • River:

    You can walk down to The Greenbelt - which sometimes has water, but always works as a great trail to get up to Zilker Park and Lady Bird Lake. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Nice dining table and we have a high chair if you need it....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    New high-effeciency AC unit...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    in house...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    We have an iPad for rent for $20/day...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    plenty of extra sheet on site...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    You can park on the curb, right in front of the door!...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There's room in the driveway for one car...but the curb is actually reserved and much easier to access the front door from there....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    This is a possibility. Please ask....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    in house - we give you detergents...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    TimeWarner WIFI in house, very strong signal....moreless

  • Fax


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    if you are in need of catering, we can help point you in the right direction...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    We provide a coffee service basket with fresh organic beans, a grinder, filters, creamer and sugar...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of silverware!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    This kitchen is ready to cook a feast!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Wonderfully furnished kitchen!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We stock the kitchen with basic spices, oil, and some condiments...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ice maker too!...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric stove. Works great! (I know, not my favorite either)...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Nice little deck on the side of the living room as well....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    You can rent bikes and take tours from our friends at Barton Springs Bike Rentals!...moreless

  • Boat:

    You can rent boats out on Lake Austin or Lake Travis!...moreless

  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    Really nice back patio with hot tub, grill and our giant jenga set!...moreless

  • Golf:

    Jay is an ex-touring professional golfer and Brett is a full-time Champions Tour caddy...we know golf...and we know Austin golf. We can hook you up. ...moreless

  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rent canoes and kayaks down in Zilker Park from our friends at Zilker Boat Rentals!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Nice back yard!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Nice side porch!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    You can play tennis down at Zilker Elementary (must have your own gear)...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    This property has a private hot tub on the patio!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 25 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 25 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
4th of July
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 11, 2017
3 night min stay
ACL Week 1
Oct 5 - Oct 9, 2017
4 night min stay
ACL Week 2
Oct 12 - Oct 16, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $200
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%


CANCELLATION POLICY – You can cancel outside of 30 days prior to your arrival date and receive a FULL 100% refund of your reservation deposit. If you cancel inside 30 days (90 days for major festivals), you will be refunded 25% of your reservation amount. Once we have charged your full balance on the second monday prior to your arrival you are responsible for the full amount - second monday prior

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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6 Miles
Nearest Airport
AUS - Austin Bergstrom
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Plenty of bars nearby
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bring your clubs and get a couple rounds in!
2 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
71 (Ben White), I-35 and Loop 1 (MoPac)
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
lots of amazing food very nearby
180 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Welcome to 78704! This property, which we call The Traveler, is located in the heart of the most famous zip code in Austin. Dozens of fantastic restaurants, bars, parks, trails, ice cream shops, etc are within just a few blocks. Downtown Austin is only about 2.5 miles away.

Just a few blocks down the road you have a neighborhood entrance to The Barton Creek Greenbelt...which is like the central nervous system for exploring Austin. You can hike down to Zilker Park without ever seeing a striped road.


Manager info

VacationCake Rentals

Year Purchased: 2012

About: This property is owned by Brett Egge and Jay Reynolds. Jay is a life-long Austinite and and also manages the property. Brett is a former PGA and Champions Tour caddy and currently pursuing a career in teaching elementary school. Golf is in our blood so if you're planning to bring your clubs, definitely let us know!

Why South Lamar, Austin, TX, USA:
We bought this property because we love the neighborhood. We love being close to The Greenbelt, Kerbey Lane Cafe, downtown Austin, and Zilker Park.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You can walk around the corner, into a neighborhood Greenbelt entrance and feel like you're out in the middle of nowhere. It's beautiful out there and an amazing way to escape into nature. Also, being so close to downtown, but not IN downtown has it's serious benefits.

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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

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  • Beautiful private hot tub with shade!

    Beautiful private hot tub with shade!

  • Lovely patio outside the living room

    Lovely patio outside the living room

  • Jenga + hot tub = awesome

    Jenga + hot tub = awesome

  • Enjoy the private patio with our homemade giant jenga set!

    Enjoy the private patio with our homemade giant jenga set!

VRBO #402262

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017

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