Nothing makes for an epic family vacation like a trip to the Live Music Capital of the World. In addition to the live music venues that dot the city and the barbecue joints that serve some of the best food you’ve ever eaten, you’re sure to find your fill of fun when you stay at one of the family-friendly hotels in Austin. Take a unique tour of the city courtesy of Austin Segway Tours or pay a visit to the over 1.5 million bats that call the Congress Bridge home, for a truly memorable trip. Best of all, kid-friendly hotels in Austin make it all possible.
4 star hotel
0.01 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Even-numbered rooms in the Tower Building have good downtown views from floors 7 and higher, while the odd-numbered have good downtown views from floors 9 and higher. The Historic Wings has exterior- and interior-facing rooms. Exterior-facing rooms have limited street views, while interior-facing rooms don't offer any views.
Best Rooms: The outward-facing rooms offer a view an open area. Rooms facing inward have a view of the parking lot.
Best Rooms: Even-numbered rooms on floors 7 - 15 have the best views of downtown Austin.
2 star hotel
Area: Central East Austin
0.67 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Rooms at Super 8 Austin Downtown face different directions; however, they offer a similar view, which is of the highway and parking lot.
3.5 star hotel
Area: South River City
0.38 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Both the Cityside and Lakeside room types in the West Tower offer nice views, best from floors 6 - 12; the view of Town Lake from the odd-numbered rooms in the West Tower is generally preferred (e.g. 601, 927, 1215).
2.5 star hotel
0.30 mi from city center
Best Rooms: For the best views of the surrounding buildings, consider requesting a suite facing Guadalupe St. on floors 3 - 4.
3.5 star hotel
0.18 mi from city center
Best Rooms: From floors 6 - 11, rooms ending in *01 or *02 offer the best views of the city and Town Lake River in the background.