Hook ’em Horns. These Hotels are all close to Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium (and UT)
Whether you’re in town for a game or just visiting UT. These hotels are all in easy walking distance of the University of Texas.
Moxy Austin – University
One of the closest hotels to UT is Moxy Austin. It’s a nice modern 3 star hotel with a bar, a restaurant, a lounge and modern funky interior. They have a 24 hour front desk, which is great if you’re out celebrating. If y’all bleed burnt orange then this is the hotel for you.
AT&T Hotel & Conference Center
AT&T Hotel & Conference Center at UT is one of the closest hotels to DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium. The hotel is a nice new 4 star. Rooms vary from large spacious suites to double queen rooms. There’s a pool, a fitness center, a restaurant and bar, and cable TV. It’s half a mile from the Stadium, so an easy walk.
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.
AC Hotel by Marriott Austin-University
AC Hotel by Marriott Austin-University is a beautiful new hotel (2019) right next to University of Texas in Austin. It’s a great place to stay whether you have business or a conference at UT. But it’s also a great hotel if you’re in town for a Longhorns game. There’s two restaurants including a burger bar. Free wifi, and reasonably priced parking.
If y’all are looking for something a little classier but still close to UT then Hotel Ella is just what you need. It’s a luxurious boutique hotel in a historic building 5 minutes walk from UT and a little over half a mile from DKR Stadium. Hotel Ella is perfect for couples.
Hampton Inn and Suites Austin University Capitol
Hampton Inn and Suites is a good value 3 star hotel located 1 mile from UT. Breakfast is included and they have lots of rooms that can accommodate 4 (in 2 queen beds). There’s a small pool as well. It’s an easy walk to Texas Memorial Stadium, so it’s a great option for Longhorns fans.
Hilton Garden Inn Austin University Capitol District
Hilton Garden Inn Austin University Capitol District is a nice new hotel just two blocks from UT. It’s an easy walk to DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium. The hotel opened in mid 2021 with beautiful rooftop on the 17th floor. There are some great views of UT from the higher floors. This is a great hotel if your reason for being in Austin involves the University of Austin.
Kasa Campus Spaces at UT Austin
Kasa Campus Spaces at UT Austin is a fairly basic but very well located apartment style hotel really close to UT. It’s got the best dang Wifi in Austin, superfast and really reliable. The rooms have basic kitchenettes in them, but no plates or cooking utensils. It’ really design for students, but it’s ok if you are looking for safe reasonably priced accomodation close to UT. It’s not exactly a romantic couples getaway though.
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Austin
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton is a great option for families as they offer rooms that will accommodate up to 6. The hotel is pretty nice, clean and modern if not luxurious. It has a restaurant, and is only a mile from DKR Texas Memorial Stadium.
DoubleTree by Hilton Austin-University Area
Across the I35 but still a close walk to Texas Memorial Stadium and UT. DoubleTree by Hilton Austin-University Area offers clean modern spacious suites. They all have kitchens, there’s a pool, a restaurant with a good breakfast (not included), and a fitness center. This is an excellent place to stay if you are intown for a game. A 5 minute uber to 6th Street you’re too drunk to walk.
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 between downtown and UT.
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown is reasonably close to DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium. It’s a budget option. But this 2 star hotel still has a great pool, free wifi and comes with continental breakfast included. It’s the best budget option for anyone looking to visit UT.
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. Because it’s on the northern edge of downtown it’s not to far from University of Texas, so it’s not a bad option if y’all here to watch the Longhorns.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown
A good quality budget offering between downtown and UT. Holiday Inn Express and Suites is a great option for anyone looking for gameday accommodation.
With the new South stand finally enclosing the stadium, now is the perfect time to visit DKR Texas Memorial Stadium and catch a Longhorns game. Whether you’re a Longhorns fan reliving your time at UT, or y’all are supporting the visiting team, there’s a big ol’ Texas welcome waiting for you in Austin. So buy a ticket, book a hotel and get your ass to Austin. Hook ’em horns!