Romantic getaways in Austin

Full Guide 2022

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Located in Central Texas on the eastern edge of the American Southwest, Austin is the capital of the state of Texas. Due to the high volume of venues hosting live music performances in the city, it is known as the Live Music Capital of the World®.

Enjoy Austin’s scenic natural views, tour historic landmarks and art galleries, sample local wines and eat the city’s on-the-go morning staple – breakfast tacos.

Best romantic getaways in Austin

Hotel Saint Cecilia

The vibrant Saint Cecilia offers an outside pool with six distinct poolside bungalows, an on-site restaurant serving typical American cuisine, and a terrace.

Guests can rent bicycles from the hotel free of charge.

Saint Cecilia additionally boasts a privileged location, close to many local attractions.

Every room features a view of the pool, with some of them additionally sporting a river view, air conditioning, a work desk, and beautifully furnished private bathrooms with seating areas.

Hotel Ella

Located in the center of Austin the Hotel Ella boasts an exquisite on-site restaurant with a seasonal menu, an outdoor pool with a lounge area with evening cocktails being served at the poolside bar.

Each room is unique, as one would expect from a boutique hotel; fine bed linens and plush downs being a common denominator, the rooms boast a flat-screen TV, and large private bathrooms. Select units offer seating areas.

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The Driskill, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

Built in 1886, the luxurious Driskill is located in the city center of Austin. This historical landmark of a hotel boasts high-end lavish amenities and services.  The award winning, on-site restaurant has been repeatedly ranked as the number one restaurant in Austin over the years.

At the 1886 Café & Bakery, stunning 4-course dinners can also be paired with locally brewed beers.

The hotel’s lavish rooms are luxuriously furnished; plush downs and fine linens adorn the beds, and the ample bathrooms boast large shower areas and fine stone finishes. Select rooms offer terraces with views of the city, seating and dining areas with fine leather couches, and deep soaking tubs.

W Austin

This modern Austin hotel boasts a privileged location in the center of the downtown area.

It features an outdoor pool, complete with a poolside bar and grill, a luxurious spa offering a wide variety of services. The on-site restaurant serves local farm-to-table gourmet American cuisine.

The W additionally boasts an exceptional lounge area with modern décor; the three bars at the lounge serve exceptional cocktails.

The rooms are decorated in an equally modern and casual-chic style, with ample space and beautiful private bathrooms, every room boasts a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. Select units boast a seating area and a deep soaking tub with views of the city.

Four Seasons Hotel

The Four Seasons Hotel boasts a heated saltwater pool and award-winning spa facilities,  as well as an on-site restaurant that serves locally-inspired cuisine with an outdoor lounge.

The rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows that flood them with natural light, flat-screen TVs, work desks, lounge chairs, and a private bathroom.

Guests may opt for rooms with  views of the city center or Lady Bird Lake.

Hotel Granduca

This Italian-inspired hotel features a large on-site pool with a poolside bar and lounge, hot tubs and an outdoor courtyard. Golf courses and hiking trails are plentiful in the area as well.

Guests can dine at the on-site restaurant, serving northern Italian cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients.

The rooms are warmly decorated, equipped with air conditioning and flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms; select units boast seating and kitchen areas, as well as deep soaking tubs.

Austin Proper Hotel

The Austin Proper Hotel boasts a terrace, pool, a bar and three distinct on-site restaurants; one of them being poolside.

The rooms are decorated in warm tones, with tall floor-to-ceiling windows bathing the room in natural light. The private bathrooms boast stone finishes and spacious bathing areas. Select units boast seating areas by the windows to make the most of the city view.

Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt

The modern Kimpton Van Zandt is located in Austin’s historic district, boasting a heated rooftop pool, a poolside lounge area and bar with an outdoor fireplace, as well as spa facilities offering a variety of services.

The on-site restaurant serves modern American cuisine made with locally sourced produce; the restaurant offers guests live music and views of the downtown skyline.

The rooms are modernly decorated in warm inviting tones, equipped with flat-screen TVs and work desks and seating areas by the window; the bathrooms are spacious with large shower areas.

Brava House B&B

The boutique-style Brava House features a garden with a lounge area, a complimentary breakfast every morning, and a privileged location, just a short walk from the Capitol Building, Shoal Beach and other popular attractions.

The rooms are individually decorated for an intimate atmosphere and ambiance – wood floors, fine bed linens and plush downs being the common thread that links all of them together, some rooms boast seating areas and deep soaking tubs.

Hotel San Jose

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by greenery, a lounge area and a privileged location, close to many local attractions, Hotel San Jose is an incredible destination.

The rooms are modernly decorated, boasting flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and wide windows that provide the rooms with plenty of natural light. Select rooms offer guests a terrace and separate seating areas.

Heywood Hotel

Heywood Hotel is just a short drive away from the Capitol and surrounding attractions.

The hotel boasts an intimate atmosphere, with an outdoor lounge area and a terrace.

Its rooms are warmly decorated in wooden tones, creating an inviting environment, desk areas and private bathrooms are complimentary with every room. Select units offer seating areas.

Park Lane Guest House

This elegant guesthouse boasts an outdoor garden with a beautiful tiled pool that acts as its centerpiece, and a small lounge. The scenery around the property is lush and green.

A vegetarian breakfast is served every day, made with produce grown on the property.

The entirety of the house, including the rooms feature hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings.

The rooms are intimately decorated, making for the cozy and personal atmosphere one would expect to encounter at a guest house, while some rooms offer seating areas and an upper level for more room.

Hyatt Regency

This luxurious downtown Austin hotel boasts a seasonal heated outdoor swimming pool with a sundeck that overlooks the lake and the cityscape.

Sushi and other casual meals are served at the Marker 10 Spirits & Cuisine while Southwest Bistro offers fresh local cuisine. The hotel also features an on-site Starbucks.

The rooms at the Hyatt are warmly decorated, with modern furnishings, flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and private bathrooms being complimentary. Seating and dining areas, as well as terraces are offered in select rooms.

Aiden by Best Western

Located in the trending Travis Heights neighborhood, The Aiden Hotel is just a short distance from the famous Lady Bird Lake and other popular attractions.

The hotel boasts an outdoor pool and hot tub.

The rooms are modern and well-furnished in wooden tones, flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and private bathrooms are complimentary, with select rooms offering seating areas and stone finishes in the bathroom.

Omni Austin Hotel

This downtown Austin Hotel boasts a heated rooftop pool with a sweeping view of the city, an on-site restaurant and a smaller lounge bar in which guests can enjoy smaller meals.

The rooms feature flat-screen TVs and air conditioning and private bathrooms with spacious shower areas. Select rooms boast seating and dining areas, and terraces.

Romantic things to do in Austin

Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in Austin so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation.

Barton Creek Greenbelt

Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts,  Barton Creek Greenbelt is located in south-central Austin. It begins at Zilker Park and stretches over 12 miles of striking trails, with the main trail spanning about 7 miles.

You can enjoy hiking, biking, rock-climbing, bouldering, and more. Enjoy its sheer limestone cliff walls, lush vegetation, and spectacular swimming holes.

 

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

Originally the home and studio of the American sculptor Charles Umlauf, this museum and outdoor sculpture garden has been transformed into an artistic, picturesque escape from the urban area.

The garden holds over 40 contemporary bronze and stone sculptures amidst the nature. Stroll down its lovely pathways that oversee the lily ponds, waterfalls, and streams.

Zilker Botanical Garden

Zilker Botanical Garden stretches over 28 acres of Austin’s Zilker Metropolitan Park in the heart of downtown Austin; a lush sanctuary of koi ponds, streams, waterfalls, and prickly cacti.

Composed of multiple themed gardens, this natural retreat in the middle of the busy city makes for a perfect romantic date.

The Austin Winery

The Austin Winery is a small boutique, urban winery just 10 minutes from downtown Austin.

Pull up a chair, raise a glass and discover its handcrafting premium, approachable wines that come from family-owned growers, from the best growing regions of Texas and California.

The winery is open not only for tastings, but also tours, parties and events.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is a 284-acre state botanic garden and arboretum. Its 9-acre cultivated gardens are home to some of the most diverse collection of native plants in the state, with almost 900 species represented.

The garden also features a 16-acre arboretum with one-of-a-kind collection of Texas oak species, greenhouses, nursery operations, a seed bank and a herbarium.

I Love You So Much Mural

This iconic mural, located on the exterior wall of Jo’s Coffee Shop amidst the busy streets, is surely the most famous street corner in Austin.

Makes this fun and romantic little stop and take a photo with your loved one.

Also, be sure to grab a cup of coffee while you’re there.

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More romantic getaways near Austin

If you want to find more romantic hotels close to Austin, we recommend these locations below, so you can find the perfect accommodation for your next romantic getaway or vacation.

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