in the beautiful state of Texas

HI Austin rests on the south shores of Lady Bird Lake, providing a peaceful setting only minutes from downtown Austin. Guests are only footsteps away from bus lines, the hike & bike trail, and the Colorado River. A 10 minute journey could take you to the middle of the Red River music district, to the stylish hub of South Congress, to the cool waters of Barton Springs Pool, or to the natural beauty of the Austin Greenbelt. Our fun and friendly staff would love to give you some ideas of what to do in town and directions on how to get there!

Are you a group of 6 or more? Please contact the hostel directly for information about rates and advance deposits.

Regrettably, HI-Austin does not allow guests to stay more than 14 days per year. All guests must also reside more than 60 miles away from Austin city limits.

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  • Air conditioning
  • Basic store available at or near the hostel
  • Breakfast at or near the hostel
  • Common room(s)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Cycle rental available at or near the hostel
  • Discounts and concessions available
  • Games room
  • Earth friendly hostel
  • Groups welcome
  • Individual traveller welcome
  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lockers available
  • Luggage Store
  • Currency exchange at or near the hostel
  • Hostel open 24h
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sheets in price
  • TV room
  • Suitable for wheelchair users
  • Botanical centre nearby
  • Cultural centre nearby
  • Leisure facilities nearby
  • Main attractions nearby
  • Museums/art galleries nearby
  • Nightlife nearby
  • Restaurants nearby
  • River nearby
  • Shopping centre/market nearby

Address & Contact

2200 South Lakeshore Blvd
Austin Texas 78741
Phone 1 (512) 444-2294 or toll free at 1 (800) 725-2331
Fax 1 (512) 444-2309
GPS 30.244906, -97.723281

General Facts and Activities
Austin 360.com/Austin American Statesman Daily Newspaper
Austin Chronicle
Austin Visitor’s Welcome Center
Barton Springs Bike Rental
The Expedition School (paddle boarding across the lake from hostel)
Rocket Electrics (electric bike rentals close to the hostel)

Transportation to and from HI-Austin
Austin Airport information
Capitol Metro (city bus system)
Airport Super Shuttle van
Enterprise Rent a Car (ask about the “weekend special”)
Yellow Cab Austin

Austin’s Music Scene
Austin Chronicle
Do 512
Emo’s East (near music venue near hostel)

More Information

Bed Capacity
> Total Beds 47
> 1 Bed Rooms 1
> 4 Bed Rooms 1
> 6+ Bed Rooms 4

Opening Times
> Front Desk is open 24/7
> All Year

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