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ShermansTravel experts know how to pick a good hotel. Whether in the budget, moderate, or luxury price range, the hotels we recommend always meet our highly selective criteria for what amounts to an unbeatable experience. We look at location, comparing the hotel to other offerings in the area; price range, determining where the hotel falls on the scale of affordability, and whether it merits the expense; and finally, experience, that all-important benchmark covering everything from aesthetics to service. We assess every aspect of the hotel experience, from beds and views to service and that indefinable thing called vibe.

Top Hotels in Austin

Austin Motel

This South Congress stalwart is a favorite hangout during March’s Southby Southwest. ... more

1220 South Congress Ave.
Austin , TX
Tags: budget | trendy | history
Four Seasons Hotel Austin

In Fall 2007, post-major renovations, the Four Seasons unveiled a new fitnesscenter, spa and ... more

98 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin , TX
Tags: luxury | expensive | celebrity hangout | swimming pool
Habitat Suites

Expect the unexpected at this eco-conscious hotel property. Though locatedacross the street from ... more

500 E. Highland Mall Blvd.
Austin , TX
Tags: budget | eco-friendly
Hotel San Jose

Hip residents and out-of-towners love this former motor court-turned-urbanboutique hotel with ... more

1316 South Congress Ave.
Austin , TX
Tags: moderate | trendy | great value | boutique hotel
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa

Located 20 miles from downtown Austin in Bastrop, this Hill Country property isa top choice for ... more

575 Hyatt Lost Pines Rd.
Austin , TX
Tags: family | moderate | great value | editor pick
Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin

A favorite of business travelers and tourists, the wraparound upper bar isreason enough to stay ... more

701 Congress Ave.
Austin , TX
Tags: family | moderate | history
Lake Austin Spa Resort

The intimate 40-room Lake Austin Spa Resort has a standout reputation for itscombination of ... more

1705 South Quinlan Park Rd.
Austin , TX
Tags: smart splurge | expensive | active | editor pick
Super 8 Austin Downtown

Check your expectations at the door—it’s a Super 8, afterall—but it is the ... more

1201 N. I-35
at 12th St.
Austin , TX
Tags: family | budget
The Crossings

Sequestered at the top of a serpentine drive in rugged Texas Hill Country, thisecologically ... more

13500 FM 2769
Austin , TX
Tags: luxury | spa | expensive | eco-friendly
The Driskill

Austin’s legendary hotel dates to 1886. Enjoy thoughtful service (milkand cookies at 10pm ... more

604 Brazos St.
Austin , TX
Tags: luxury | smart splurge | history | expensive | editor pick

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