Hotel San Jose is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

1. Hotel San Jose

9.4
1316 S Congress Ave (James St.), Austin, TX
Hotel · Bouldin Creek · 96 tips and reviews

May ♍.May ♍: Beautiful patio and delicious drinks. Great place to stop by for a date especially if the weather is nice. Order the Michelada/Sangria, a cheese plate and you will be one happy camper!!

IFCIFC: Don’t miss out on the annual SXSW Parking Lot party. It’s a doozie. Do people still say doozie?

Jeff R.Jeff Rider: Make sure to come here for a cocktail this week.

The Driskill is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

2. The Driskill

9.2
604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 170 tips and reviews

John P.John Pruitt 👍: This is the spot where you want to come and enjoy a great classic hotel. The bar is phenomenal and a great place to start early and end late! My top spot to stay when in Austin!

CNNCNN: Opened in 1886, this is the oldest operating hotel in Austin. Legend has it the original owner, cattle baron Jesse Driskill, lost the hotel to his brother in law in a poker game in 1888.

The Most Interesting Man in the WorldThe Most Interesting Man in the World: They say this lovely Texas landmark is haunted. Me? I don’t believe in ghosts, and I had a lengthy debate about this very topic with a rather opaque visitor one autumn night in room 319.

Four Seasons Hotel Austin is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

3. Four Seasons Hotel Austin

9.2
98 San Jacinto Blvd (at E Cesar Chavez St), Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 78 tips and reviews

Social N.Social News Network: TRIO has the most delicious menu items in Austin. Cannot go wrong with anything on the menu. Truffle fries are too good to be true.

Big BoiBig Boi: Do not disturb.

Collin D.Collin Douma: Gin and Soda is unofficial drink of SXSW

South Congress Hotel is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

4. South Congress Hotel

9.2
1603 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Hotel · 10 tips and reviews

Emily G.Emily Giglierano: Warm and super helpful staff, a great bar for chilling out in, and a fun aesthetic overall.

Brian S.Brian Strauss: Tragically hip. Grow a beard and make sure your selvege jeans are at least 14oz. Very good new American (duh!) restaurant, and event spaces.

Mary D.Mary Dawson: Gorgeous hotel! Enjoyed a sunny day at the roof top pool to celebrate a friends birthday. Super friendly staff, great summer drinks and comfortable pool area!

W Austin is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

5. W Austin

9.1
200 Lavaca St (at W 2nd St), Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 116 tips and reviews

Room 77Room 77: Two words: Drunken Doughnuts. These tasty pastries are served with tequila chile fudge sauce, bourbon dulce de leche and vodka whipped cream. Get them at the on-site restaurant TRACE. Read more.

Justine  E.Justine  Ezarik: There are residences here.... Be careful because they'll probably try to take you back to their "house"

Ashley R.Ashley Rounds: Best Hotel in Austin...

JW Marriott Austin is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

6. JW Marriott Austin

9.0
110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 43 tips and reviews

Paul C.Paul Canterbury: Nice rooms, very friendly service, great location and good restaurants. I really like this hotel.

Brian S.Brian Strauss: One of the best hotels I've been to in Austin. Comfortable. Very modern. Two good restaurants and lounges on the ground floor.

Dana D.Dana Danielle: Went to corner bar! Huge outdoor patio w/ lounge seating. Hand crafter margaritas with a unique twist. I had one with bourbon. The guac is on point. Fish tacos have an Asian flair and are really good!

Hotel Saint Cecilia is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

7. Hotel Saint Cecilia

8.9
112 Academy Dr (Congress Ave.), Austin, TX
Hotel · 28 tips and reviews

Maeve S.Maeve Sloane: Best Austin hotel. Member and guest only bar + unique suites with features that range from private fire pits to outdoor showers. A true professional staff with plenty o' hometown flare.

Matt R.Matt Rutledge: suite 8 with skyline view 😎

Shannon H.Shannon Hall: Suite 4 is absolute heaven with its own private garden.

The Westin Austin Downtown is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

8. The Westin Austin Downtown

8.9
310 E 5th St (San Jacinto), Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 15 tips and reviews

Brian S.Brian Strauss: Comfortable! Very centrally located and the Stella Bar downstairs is awesome for late drinks and breakfast. Good biscuits!

Alejandra H.Alejandra Herrera: We had a great stay. The rooftop pool and bar are a must when you stay.

Jim B.Jim Bailey: Perfect Westin with all the amenities located steps away from Sixth Street. Eat, play, drink and dance then stagger back to the Westin to sleep it off.

Hotel Ella is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

9. Hotel Ella

8.7
1900 Rio Grande St (19th Street), Austin, TX
Hotel · West University · 7 tips and reviews

Jeffrey J.Jeffrey James: Great in-room wifi. The hotel is beautiful & in a perfect location. Pool is a little small. Rooms are clean & beds are comfy.

April S.April Sutton: Get the Pimm's Cup!!

Devin W.Devin Walker: Visit the bar and get an Old Fashioned from J.R.

Caroline Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

10. Caroline Restaurant

8.9
621 Congress Ave, Suite 101 (7th St), Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 4 tips and reviews

Clinton S.Clinton Sulek: Great atmosphere, attentive staff. A great place to get brunch with some mimosas

Begüm B.Begüm Bürian: Great place for brunches. Buttermilk pancakes were very tasty.

Jake Spencer H.Jake Spencer Hammel: A great spot for happy hour Upstairs. They have great cocktails and small bites + tacos.

Hilton Austin is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

11. Hilton Austin

8.6
500 E 4th St (at Neches St), Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 171 tips and reviews

Jan F.Jan Freeman: Best dog friendly hotel in Austin! 2 Dogs up to 75lbs per room allowed. Situated right next to a dog friendly park. Bell staff have treats. Kitchen has dog bowls. Excellent all around.

SPINSPIN: Couldn’t spring for a hotel downtown? The Hilton lobby can be your new de facto crash pad. But shhh, the prime real estate goes quick. Rumor has it they won't even try to kick you out!

IFCIFC: Need a nice, quiet place to get away from it all? This is definitely it during SXSW!

Heywood Hotel is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

12. Heywood Hotel

8.6
1609 E Cesar Chavez St (btwn Comal & Chalmers), Austin, TX
Hotel · 8 tips and reviews

Wayne S.Wayne Surber: Best hotel and service in the area. Staff are delightful, location is awesome, and rooms are cozy and comfy. One of the best showers I've ever had.

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: The 7-room Heywood Hotel is a homerun. E Cesar is a stones throw from the best East Austin spots, Rainey and Downtown are minutes away and you can easily shoot south of the river in no time. Read more.

Joe C.Joe Carpita: This place is great. Such hospitality and such a hip spot. Within walking distance of many other hip spots.

Hyatt Place Austin Downtown is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

13. Hyatt Place Austin Downtown

8.5
211 E 3rd St, Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 27 tips and reviews

Karolina 🦔Karolina 🦔: Really enjoyed this hotel. Next time I'm in Austin, I'll definitely stay here. Clean, modern, and breakfast included.

DianeDiane: The staff at the front Desk is awesome! Friendly and Genuine.

Francoise B.Francoise Bejasa: Awesome staff... Really nice neighborhood... Accessibility to a lot of stuff is amazing, too!

The Westin Austin at The Domain is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

14. The Westin Austin at The Domain

8.5
11301 Domain Dr, Austin, TX
Hotel · North Burnet · 47 tips and reviews

FreezeCrowdFreezeCrowd: Nice hotel for business travelers with all the amenities you could possibly ask for. The bar is a nice place to hang out, and the lobby has comfortable seating. Exceptional staff, and service.

Ange M.Ange M: Excellent happy hour. Get the mac & cheese.

LynnetteLynnette: Parking sucks

AT&T Conference Center is one of The 15 Best Hotels in Austin.

15. AT&T Conference Center

8.5
1900 University Ave, Austin, TX
Hotel · University of Texas-Austin · 5 tips and reviews

Miriam G.Miriam Goldman: Elegant hotel with fantastic amenities! A great place to stay.

Jeannette L.Jeannette L.: Good meeting space for conferences or other business gatherings.

richard s.richard sheppard: This place is good place to go if u want to woken up by truly drunk people yelling and banging the walls, doors, from 2-4 am and the hotel does nothing, then at 6 water pipes. Next nite repeat