Hostels in Austin, USA

1 hostels available. Prices start from $23 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Austin

Firehouse Hostel

Downtown
Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…There are also hair dryers and even hand towels -- somebody paid a lot of attention to small details here and we love it. Common Spaces While there aren't many common spaces, we still think … More
from $20.73

Other in Austin

Goodall Wooten Dorm

University of Texas Area
"…I would stay there again anytime. I stayed there for a month while having attachment with University of Texas in May and June 2006. Place is very simple but the student community and a very … More

Hostels in Austin, USA

1 hostels available. Prices start from $46.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Austin (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel.

 Texas Capitol building.

Austin is the political and music capital of Texas. It's home to the University of Texas at Austin as well as several smaller universities and colleges so the population tends to be young and hip. It's also a mecca for hipsters and progressives even though it's deep in the heart of a conservative southern state. There are just a few hostels in Austin, so be sure to make contact with them to book in advance.

Austin's social scene is diverse. When you're staying in an Austin hostel, if you want to go out and get crazy, you can catch a bus or a cab and head downtown to 6th Street between Red River Street and Congress Avenue. That area is packed with bars and crowds of 20-somethings almost every night of the week. For live music and more hipster-style bars, stick to the Red River Street area between 6th and 10th Streets. For a slightly older crowd head to the Warehouse District area west of Congress Avenue around 4th Street. If you're looking for something "Texas-y," try the Broken Spoke on South Lamar for some honkytonk music and country line dancing.

If you're interested in art and museums, there are plenty of those in the downtown area pretty close to most of the Austin hostels. However, there are art galleries all over the city, especially on the east side of I-35 and south of downtown on Congress or in the 78704 area. Most people in Austin are also very into being outdoors, so if you're interested in hiking, biking, boating, swimming, disc golf, or league sports, you name it and someone is out there doing it. There are trails, parks, and wilderness areas all over and around the city. Just be prepared, the weather here can be really hot and humid.

You should be able to find a bed in an Austin hostel most times of year if you make a reservation a little bit in advance. However, if you plan to visit during the SXSW (in March) or the ACL (late September / early October) music festivals you need to plan months in advance because the city draws in huge international crowds and even the most expensive hotels sometimes get fully booked around those times of year.

Written by local expertz for Austin

Written by local expertz for Austin Hostelz

Austin Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Austin, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average dorm price $47
Average private room price $179
Cheapest Hostel in Austin Firehouse Hostel with $47
Party hostels in Austin Firehouse Hostel (1 in total)
Most Austin hostels are located in Downtown
Average rating of all hostels 7.9

FAQ about Austin Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Austin. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Travel Tips for Austin - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Austin. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Austin. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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