Best Western


2200 S I H 35, Austin, TX 78704-4436
Phone: 512/444-0561   |   Fax: 512/444-7254   |   158 Rooms   |   Online Reservations

Both the Austin Downtown Convention Center and University of Texas are nearby, which makes choosing our Austin hotel simple.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Austin City Hotel is nestled close to the SOCO South Congress District, Rainey Street and 6th street, and our unbeatable location is why many guests choose our Austin hotel. Guests are close to downtown Austin and Lady Bird Lake to enjoy the best of the city and the lush landscape. Located off of Interstate 35 and nestled in Travis Heights, the best the city has to offer is right at your doorstep. With so much to explore in the area, you'll delight in the deluxe free full, hot breakfast conveniently provided each morning.

Our 100% non-smoking Austin hotel has undergone a complete renovation in early 2013 and is complemented with a fantastic price value. Affordable, clean, convenient and featuring quality rooms and amenities, guests are treated to a competitive price even in one of Austin’s best neighborhoods.

South by Southwest, the “Austin City Limits” and the famous University of Texas football are a few reasons guests stay at our Austin hotel. Whether you’re in the city to take in a sporting event or the unique local culture, you’ll be in a great spot to discover all of the attractions. Business travelers are also regular guests and enjoy having quick access to the interstate.

Our Austin hotel regularly welcomes employees of the State of Texas Government and Legislatures, Lobbyists, the University of Texas and St. Edwards University. The area’s technology centers are near major shopping malls, so it’s simple to mix business w/ pleasure. Enjoy being close to the South First District for the finest entertainment and fine dining the city has to offer.

Guests staying at this Austin hotel are just west of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and the Circuit of the Americas Race Track. When catching an early flight, or catching up with the region’s renowned racers, location is everything.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, daily breakfast buffet offers choice of bacon, eggs, sausage, breads, waffles, cereal, fruit, cereals, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • Cocktail lounge The Blue Moon Bar & Grill, a restaurant and music/sport bar, offers live music, an assortment of local beers, great food and sports, what more could you ask for! Open daily at 3:30 p.m.
  • Outdoor pool our large swimming pool is perfect for the whole family with a wading pool for the kids, a deep end for the young at heart, and a hot tub for those who would prefer to relax. Native Texas plants and a waterfall make the serenegarden courtyard perfect.
  • Poolside services, fresh towels available
  • Hot tub, the spa tub under a shade awning creates a perfect place to work the kinks out of your muscles.
  • Exercise facility, open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • 24-hour front desk, our friendly staff will gladly help you with directions, calling a cab, restaurant recommendations, and more.
  • Inter/Exter corridor
  • Multilingual staff, English, Spanish (some staff members)
  • Guest laundry, valet laundry services available at the front desk
  • Laundromat is available 24-hours a day
  • Dry cleaning, same day available
  • Express check out
  • Late check out, nominal fee may apply
  • Safe deposit box
  • Children's activities wading pool
  • Cable or satellite television, with HBO®, CNN®, & ESPN®
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Business center, computers, printers, office supplies, and more
  • Fax services, free at business center
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services, and supplies
  • Dataports
  • Mail services, guests drop off mail at front desk
  • Wedding services, event planner onsite to help you plan your big day.
  • Meeting facilities, over 7,000 square feet of meeting space available
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Ballroom
  • Conference services and supplies
  • Convenience store/Sundry, is located in our lobby and offers snacks, souvenirs of Austin, and assorted personal items
  • Executive/club floors/VIP services, VIP guests are upgraded to courtyard pool view room, subject to availability
  • Sunbathing
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services, available at front desk
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged 24-hour, free
  • Ice/vending machines, on every floor. Soda and snack machines in lobby and on second floor.
  • Gift shop or newsstand, is located in our lobby and offers AustiNut snacks and souvenirs of Austin.
  • Free parking, 24-hour
  • Outdoor parking, 24-hour, free
  • Truck/RV parking, 24-hour, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms and lobby
  • Free newspaper available in lobby
  • Free motor coach parking
  • Sophisticated and spacious lobby for impromptu meetings and meet ups
  • Serene garden courtyard with swimming pool, spa tub, waterfall, and lounging area
  • Forget something? Try the onsite convenience store in the Lobby
  • ATM/cash machine located at hotel
  • Laundry/valet, available at the front desk
  • Full service restaurant and bar on-site with live music most nights!
  • On-site modern fitness room and guest laundry


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Conveniently located, the best western plus austin city hotel in Austin, Texas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 30.235115  /  Latitude: -97.741355


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Dallas. Take I-35 South to Exit 232-A, Oltorf Street. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Austin City Hotel is on your right just before the Oltorf Street traffic light.

From: San Antonio. Take I-35 North to Exit 232-A, Oltorf Street. Turn left onto Oltorf Street, cross over I-35 and take an immediate right onto Live Oak Street and enter the BEST WESTERN PLUS Austin City Hotel at the south entrance.

From: Houston. Take I-10 west to Columbus, then Route 71 through Bastrop to I-35 North. Stay in far right lane and exit immediately onto Exit 232-A, Oltorf Street. Turn left onto Oltorf, cross over I-35 and take an immediate right onto Live Oak and enter at the south entrance to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Austin City Hotel.

From: Dripping Springs. Take Route 290 east through Oak Hill, stay on 290 and 71 East to I-35 North. Exit immediately at Exit 232-A, Oltorf Street. Turn left onto Oltorf and cross over I-35. Take an immediate right onto Live Oak entering the BEST WESTERN PLUS Austin City Hotel at the south entrance.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Jimmy Clay-Roy Kizer Golf Course

The Jimmy Clay-Roy Kizer Municipal Golf Course, also locally known as the Roy Kizer Golf Course, is an ideal golf destination in Austin, TX. As you explore the entirety of the Austin area, you'll want to book a tee time at Roy Kizer Golf Course and enjoy 18 spectacular holes of golf. 

Drive in from nearby cities like Bastrop, Round Rock, or Cedar Park and play the par 72, 18-hole gem – it's a sterling example of golf in Austin. The Roy Kizer Golf Course was opened in 1994, making it relatively new, and it was designed by Randolph Russell.

Travis County Exposition Center

Spanning 128 acres, the recently renovated Travis County Exposition Center is located in northeastern Austin near Decker Lake. Found in the Hill Country of Texas, the center features facilities like Luedecke Arena, the Skyline Club, the Show Barn, and the Banquet Hall.

The Travis County Exposition Center may be best known for hosting the annual Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo. The center also hosts a multitude of car shows, concerts, arts & crafts shows, and formal award ceremonies.

More Area Attractions & Services

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 11.00 mile(s) from Westlake Hills
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Buda
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Elroy
  • 21.00 mile(s) from Round Rock
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Lakeway
  • 29.00 mile(s) from San Marcos
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Georgetown
  • 30.00 mile(s) from San Marcos
  • 33.00 mile(s) from Bastrop
  • 48.00 mile(s) from New Braunfels
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Bank of America
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Wells Fargo Bank
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Juvenile Justice Center
  • 1.40 mile(s) from IRS Service Center
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Northrup Grumman
  • 1.85 mile(s) from Texas State School of the Deaf
  • 2.20 mile(s) from Spansion
  • 2.30 mile(s) from Texas Attorney General
  • 4.00 mile(s) from St. David's South Austin
  • 1.20 mile(s) from St. Edwards University
  • 1.40 mile(s) from Acton MBA in Entrepreneurship
  • 4.20 mile(s) from Huston Tillotson University
  • 4.80 mile(s) from University Of Texas, Austin, Longhorns
  • 4.90 mile(s) from Seminary of the Southwest
  • 5.10 mile(s) from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • 5.10 mile(s) from Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 1.20 mile(s) from Lady Bird Lake, (formerly Town Lake) hike & bike trails.
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Auditorium Shores
  • 3.60 mile(s) from Barton Springs Pool, filled by water from Main Barton Spring, the fourth largest spring in Texas and maintaining a 72 degree temperature year round.
  • 3.80 mile(s) from Zilker Park, trails on Lady Bird Lake covers about 350 acres.
  • 4.90 mile(s) from Texas Rowing Center, rentals for rowing, kayaks, canoes, and SUPs on Lady Bird Lake,

Nearby Restaurants


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Austin. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2015

May 16, 2015
2015 Rush

One of the most unique bands of the 1980s comes to the Austin360 Amphitheater for a night of progressive rock. The show begins at 8 p.m.

August 2015

August 7 – 9, 2015
LakeFest 2015

The 24th Annual LakeFest is held at Lake Lyndon B. Johnson just northwest of the Austin area near Marble Falls. Lake LBJ becomes a quarter-mile course for drag boat racing. Johnson Park also features food, games, and entertainment.

October 2015

October 23-25, 2015
2015 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

Racers from all over the world compete at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin during the 17th race of the F1 world championship.

October 2015

October 2-4 & 9-11, 2015
2015 Austin City Limits Music Festival

Music fans of all genres won't want to miss the Austin City Limits Music Festival held annually at Zilker Park in Austin. The festival is held over two weekends, with start times varying by day.

October 29 – November 5, 2015
2015 Austin Film Festival

The 2015 Austin Film Festival is an annual conference held in Austin. The 2015 AFF offers new, feature-length films like Growing Up Baumbach: A Tribute to Noah Baumbach’s 20 Years in Film – plus special events, seminars, and more.

March 2016

March 11 – 13, 2016
2016 World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup

Set in Sweetwater, the 2016 World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup offers everything from a rattlesnake parade and carnival to dancing in the Jaycee Barn, the Sweetwater Rifle & Pistol Club Gun, Knife & Coin Show, a beard contest, and more. Held at the Nolan County Coliseum.

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