Overview of Hostel
HI-Austin rests on the shores of Town 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 stylis
HI-Austin is located 2 miles (3km) from downtown Austin and the live music scene.
Hostel is on the south shore of Town Lake and East of Interstate 35. South Lakeshore Blvd. runs between East Riverside and Pleasant Valley.
If driving, take exit # 233 from I-35 and go east, then take first left on Lakeshore Blvd.
City bus (Capitol Metro) available from Greyhound Bus Station (take Bus #10 South to Red River & 18th; transfer to Bus #20 & exit at Burton & Riverside); Airport (Bus #100 to Burton & Riverside); University of Texas (Bus #7 North or LS or NR shuttle).
Bus stops are 5-7 minute walk to hostel..
2200 S. Lakeshore Blvd. Downtown Austin (10 minutes) 100-150 Live Music Venues nightly Supermarkets and convenience stores Restaurants and fast food shops Pharmacies Bank Public library Post office Bus stop for City and University of Texas
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Please inform HostelWorld 24 hours before you are scheduled to arrive in order to avoid any charges to your credit card. Cancellation for ACL Fest and SXSW MUST be 72 hours in advance of your arrival or you will be subject to late cancellation fees. HI-Austin is obligated to charge a 15% Lodging Tax on all overnight stays in accordance with Texas state law. Because our mission is to serve hostellers, accommodations are available only to travelers who live outside a 60-mile radius of Austin city limits. A government-issued photo ID: a FOREIGN passport or US drivers license with current residency 60 miles outside Austin city limits must be presented upon check-in. HI Austin is operated by HI USA, a nonprofit member organization, and all guests are required to be members. If you do not have a current HI or YHA membership, you may purchase an annual membership online at www.hiusa.org/membership. You also have the option of purchasing a daily membership for $3/person per night which can be applied to your hostel stay at check in. This will not be included in the confirmation email you receive from Hostelworld.com.