The best little hostel in Texas - friendly staff, gorgeous view, convenient to the best music, food and shopping in Austin. Come on by and see us!
Please inform the hostel of cancellations by 5pm the day before you are scheduled to arrive in order to avoid any charges to your credit card.
Our rates are $22 per night for HI members. For non-members, there is a $3 daily membership fee.
There will be a $5/night fee for special events.
HI-Austin is obligated to charge a 15% Lodging Tax on all stays. This will not be included in the confirmation email you receive from Hostels.com.
A government-issued photo ID must be presented at check-in.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Card phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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HI-Austin is located 2 miles (3km) from downtown Austin and the live music scene.
Hostel is on the south shore of Town Lake and East of Interstate 35. South Lakeshore Blvd. runs between East Riverside and Pleasant Valley.
If driving, take exit # 233 from I-35 and go east, then take first left on Lakeshore Blvd.
City bus (Capitol Metro) available from Greyhound Bus Station (take Bus #10 South to Red River & 18th; transfer to Bus #20 & exit at Burton & Riverside); Airport (Bus #100 to Burton & Riverside); University of Texas (Bus #7 North or LS or NR shuttle).
Bus stops are 5-7 minute walk to hostel.
2200 S. Lakeshore Blvd.
Downtown Austin (10 minutes)
100-150 Live Music Venues nightly
Supermarkets and convenience stores
Restaurants and fast food shops
Bus stop for City and University of Texas