Austin is a major destination in USA with over 530 popular hotels - that's quite a lot to choose from. We've rounded up top 20 hotels with highest guest ratings from budget to luxury category.
How do we compare hotels? Mostly based on guest ratings. If guest ratings are similar for hotels of the same tier, then we rank a cheaper hotel slightly higher (same quality for lower price is better).
It's pointless to compare hotels in different categories, so we grouped the best hotels by price range, star ratings and proximity to key tourists attractions, such as Texas State Capitol and Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum. Use the table of contents to select the hotel category that you're interested in. Let's go down the list!
Best rated hotel for each budget
10 hotels in Austin with highest guest reviews
32 hotels in Austin have guest ratings over 90 (out of 100)! 2 most popular hotels in Austin are The Fairview and Travis Heights Modern I.
Best 5-star hotels in Austin
Austin has 2 highly-rated 5-star hotels - Four Seasons Hotel Austin and Artist Designer's Home on Austin's Lakefront by RedAwning.
Best 4-star hotels in Austin
Austin has 78 highly-rated 4-star hotels - the top 3 are Travis Heights Modern I, JW Marriott Austin and The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt.
Best 3-star hotels in Austin
Austin has 253 highly-rated 3-star hotels - the top 3 are The Fairview, Sonesta Bee Cave Austin and Homewood Suites Austin Northwest.
Best budget hotels in Austin
Austin has 105 highly-rated budget hotels - the top 3 are Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin South, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin NW - Arboretum Area and Home2 Suites by Hilton Austin North/Near the Domain.
About travelling to Austin
Austin is a popular city! It's ranked #69 on the list of world's most popular tourist destinations.
The most talked about attractions in Austin are Texas State Capitol, Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum, Driskill Hotel, Main Building and Harry Ransom Center.
Below are the most popular sights in Austin by category:
- Buildings: Texas State Capitol, Driskill Hotel, Main Building, Harry Ransom Center, Gregory Gym, French Legation, Littlefield House, Scholz Garten, Scottish Rite Dormitory, Little Campus, Austin History Center, Austin City Hall, Goodall Wooten House, Millett Opera House, Henry Hirshfeld House and Cottage, Ziller House, Judge Robert Lynn Batts House, Wahrenberger House, Brizendine House, Sutton Hall, Painter Hall, Calhoun Hall, Burdine Hall, Garrison Hall, Goldsmith Hall, Benedict Hall, Batts Hall, Hogg Memorial Auditorium, Robert Lee Moore Hall, Haehnel Building, Peter and Clotilde Shipe Mansbendel House, Louis and Mathilde Reuter House and Anthony and Louise Viaer Alumni Hall.
- Museums: Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum, Texas Memorial Museum, Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, Elisabet Ney Museum, The Contemporary Austin - Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, Texas Military Forces Museum and Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.
- Malls: Barton Creek Square Shopping Center.
- Churches: Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Central Presbyterian Church, University United Methodist Church, Central Christian Church and Islamic Center of Greater Austin.
Best hotels near most popular tourist attractions
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