If y’all lookin’ for the party it’s Downtown on Sixth Street
There’s live music every night, full bars, great food, comedy and all the weird you can handle on 6th street in the heart of Austin. These downtown hotels will put you right in the thick of the action.
Hotels in Downtown Austin near Sixth Street
The Driskill is located right in the center of town on 6th street. It’s the perfect place for a romantic weekend in Austin. The Driskill is Austin’s oldest hotel, dating back to 1886. It’s a very luxurious 4.5 star hotel with a real Texas feel to it. The location doesn’t get better than this, it’s pretty much the centre of 6th Street, right in the heart of downtown Austin.
The Westin Austin Downtown is as the name suggests downtown. It’s one of the closest nice hotels to dirty sixth, right in the heart of the action on 5th Street. It’s an upscale 4 star hotel with one of the coolest rooftop bar and pool set ups in downtown Austin.
Austin Marriott Downtown is located just south of 6th Street. It’s a great part of town next to the Four Seasons perfect for business or pleasure. The rooftop is one of the best in town, with an awesome bar and pool. This is a well located 4 star hotel so of course it’s not the cheapest, but totally worth it.
Hotel ZaZa is a proper boutique hotel. Soft lighting creates a really romantic feel, and padded headboards as big as Texas offer a little protection if things get really wild. There are curtains you can ‘accidentally leave open if y’all fixin’ ta to put on a show. They even have a unique couples suite called ‘About last night’ stuffed with velvet and mirrors. Couples love this hotel, and this location close to 6th Street.
W Austin’s got a sexy avant garde feel throughout the rooms and public spaces. Walk to 6th street for a great night out or just enjoy the views of downtown Austin from the hotel. This is another downtown hotel with a great rooftop pool and bar. Wet through a great afternoon pool party.
Fairmont Austin is a an exhibitionists paradise. Book a room above the pool and get to get up against the window. You might even get mentioned in a review. This is a seriously nice hotel with great views from the rooms. Located a short walk from 6th street in the heart of downtown Austin.
Hilton Austin’s a short walk to dirty sixth, so it’s great if you’re in town to party. And you know when you’re done partyin’, you can retreat to the luxury of the Hilton. This is a very nice 4 star hotel, with some magnificent suites, close to the convention center and an easy walk to most of the CBD.
Austin Proper Hotel is a luxurious as it gets. Voted one of the best new hotels in North America in 2020. It is located Downtown in the Market District close to Shoal Bay and a short walk from West Sixth Street and its many great restaurants and bars. This is a less wild spot in a wild town. So if you want to dial the fun back a notch or two from the drunken UT students that dominate East 6th Street then this is your part of town.
Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt is a true boutique hotel in downtown Austin. This is my favorite Austin Hotel. The rooftop is stunning with a beautiful pool and a fireplace for those cooler evenings, a bar and a sensational restaurant all on the roof. And it’s right downtown, close to 6th street. The rooms are tasteful and have everything you want. The President’s suite is massive and the height of luxury.
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin-Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin-Downtown is right next to the Convention Center. It’s close to everything. This mid priced hotel has a pool and offers a decent standard of room. It won’t be a place you rave about, but it won’t ruin your holiday either. it’s just a standard mid range hotel – in a great location. Popular with business travelers during the week and full of younger couples on the weekend.
Aloft Austin Downtown
Aloft Austin Downtown is a magnificent hotel on 7th Street. It’s right where you want to be in Austin. This is one of the closest Hotels to 6th Street. Great views of Austin from the top floors, and pretty reasonably priced considering the epic location.
Omni Hotel Austin
Omni Austin Hotel is just around the corner from the Driskill. A short walk from 6th street and a great location for a weekend in Austin. This is really central with a lot to see and do nearby. You can walk to pretty much everything from here. It’s a nice 4 star with a great rooftop pool and stunning views.
Canopy by Hilton Austin Downtown
Canopy by Hilton is a really cool hotel in downtown Austin. It’s an easy walk to pretty much anything you want to do and the hotels pretty nice. The rooftop pool and bar is a real feature. Rooms here are mid priced for downtown Austin. More classy than luxurious, but any reasonable person should be happy to stay here and actually enjoy time spent in the hotel.
The LINE Austin is a beautifully renovated Hotel on the South end of downtown Austin bordering Lady Bird Lake. This is one of the best spots in Austin. Y’all gonna love it. It’s not cheap but it’s fucking cool. Great pool, bar, and restaurant. And really nice rooms with a choice of lake or city views. Easy walking distance of so many great bars and restaurants.
JW Marriott Austin may look all business but it’s got some pretty sweet rooms. The Presidential Suite here has AMAZING views. As do all the rooms on the upper floors. It’s far from the cheapest hotel in town. But it’s luxurious and the service here is great. And it’s in the heart of downtown. You can walk to anything from here.
Four Season Austin is located in a prime spot where downtown Austin meets Lady Bird Lake. This is as good as it gets in terms of location. Walk to Sixth Street or anywhere in town. Retreat to the luxury of the Four Seasons. Great pool, beautiful lawn and views. Great food and decadent rooms.
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol is on the northern edge of downtown Austin. Walk to 6th street or UT and the Capitol Building. This is a popular hotel near the city center.
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown Convention Center
Located at the East end of downtown where 5th Street meets the I35. This is a good location if you want to enjoy 6th Street but are on a budget. It’s a pretty nice mid priced hotel and great value for a downtown location like this.
Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center
Great for business or couples, Courtyard Austin Downtown is a really well located hotel and great value. The rooms are really generously sized for a downtown hotel, especially at this price point. They have an indoor pool but it’s not the place to party.
Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown
A mid priced hotel from IHG on the north eastern edge of the downtown area. This is a popular choice for weekend fun in Austin due to it’s excellent location only a 5 minute walk from 6th street and it’s very reasonable prices. The rooftop pool is really nice on a summer evening.
Hyatt House Austin/Downtown
At the cheaper end of downtown Austin Hotels Hyatt House is a great choice for those on a budget who want to be in downtown without breaking the bank. the hotel is actually pretty nice, any reasonable person should be happy to stay here for a couple of nights. The rooms are modern and well designed, but not luxurious. It’s a mid range hotel in a pretty good location about a 5 minute walk from 6th Street.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown
Nothin’ Chillin’ at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown? Who you wit? Me an my peeps. Won’t you bring four of your friends?
You may not meet Chingy at this Holiday Inn but that shouldn’t stop you getting lit in a hotel room and inviting every hoe you know. This is a great location if you’re in Austin to party. It’s close to dirty sixth so one thing leadin’ to another let the party begin.
Mix business with pleasure at the The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel. This luxurious hotel is located on 7th Street. It’s perfect for couples, or business travelers. And when you want to party it’s a two minute walk to 6th Street. This is a really nice hotel, right in the heart of Austins downtown.
The Otis Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Otis Hotel is located at the north end of Austin’s downtown area. It’s close to UT, and, while still in walking distance of 6th street it will be a little far for some. The hotel itself is great with a stunning rooftop pool and bar. And spectacular views.
Downtown Austin’s a lively place. It draws people from all over the world. They come for the music, the bars, and the bbq. But most of all they come because Austins the best dang city in Texas.
Austin’s Famous Sixth Street
It seems everybody has a story about that drunken night on 6th street. Things can get pretty wild on a Friday or Saturday in the section locals know as dirty sixth. But don’t let that put you off, most Austinites are mighty friendly and just in town to let off some steam and have some fun. So book a hotel in downtown Austin and come join the party.
There’s a lot more to downtown Austin than just 6th Street. The 2nd Street District offers exceptional shopping, restaurants, more refined bars than you’ll find on dirty 6th, and of course the Moody Theatre where ACL Live is filmed. This is also the place to find an upmarket hair salon, a posh yoga or pilates studio, or a fitness studio full of overly attractive 30 year olds.