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The 7 Best Romantic Getaways In Austin, Texas

The 7 Best Romantic Getaways In Austin, Texas

If you and your partner are looking for a romantic destination, look no further than Austin, Texas. This charming city is home to world-class restaurants, beautiful parks, and plenty of activities for couples. Here are just a few reasons why Austin should be at the top of your list for romantic getaways:

  • The food scene in Austin is amazing. There are dozens of restaurants to choose from, and all of them serve up delicious dishes that will tantalize your taste buds.
  • Austin is home to some of the most beautiful parks in the country. Whether you’re looking for a place to have a picnic or take a walk, you’ll find what you’re looking for in this city.
  • There are a variety of activities for couples to participate in, so you won’t run out of things to do. From visiting the state capitol building or going on a ghost tour, there’s always something new to see and explore in Austin!
  • The nightlife is fun and exciting as well as romantic. There are numerous bars and clubs that will keep you entertained until the early hours of the morning.

With plenty of high-end, luxury hotels to choose from, it can often be overwhelming make that final decision. That’s why we’ve put together a list of our top 7 hotels/resorts in Austin that are great for couples seeking a romantic getaway like no other.

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1. Kimber Modern Boutique Hotel

The Kimber Modern is a boutique hotel located in the heart of South Austin on South Congress Ave. It offers guests a unique and secluded escape, with easy access to downtown Austin and all it has to offer.

The hotel features a multi-level courtyard with a 25-foot glass water feature, keyless entry system, and an electric car charging station. The Jura self-serve coffee system featuring a variety of coffee drinks is available 24/7, as is the beverage bar.

Choose from queen rooms, king rooms or suites. All come with either a balcony or a courtyard. In-room, guests will enjoy the Egyptian cotton towels, luxurious robes, and premium Malin and Goetz bath products. The large walk-in shower and floor to ceiling windows are just a few of the features that set the Kimber Modern apart from other Austin hotels.

So, if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind hotel experience in the heart of South Congress, the Kimber Modern is the perfect place for you.


From $249


110 The Cir, Austin, TX 78704

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2. Lake Travis Houseboat-Yacht

The Lake Travis Houseboat-Yacht is a unique experience that’s sure to make your romantic getaway in Austin unforgettable.

This 55-foot-long houseboat has been renovated with global style interiors, dark hardwood floors, and aluminum walls. The lower room, main floor, and decks form a total of 1,700 square feet, providing plenty of space for up to 12 guests.

The state-of-the-art solar panels power the vessel, with a Goal Zero battery storage for back up. There is also a generator for emergencies.

Notable features include two bedrooms, one with a king bed and private bathroom with shower, and the other with two double beds; perfect for groups or families. Additionally, the property includes a rooftop with stunning views of the surrounding area that can accommodate two people sleeping underneath the stars.

Guests have access to one kayak and one Lilly pad float mattress, perfect for enjoying a peaceful day on the lake. Additional kayaks, canoes, and blow-up mattresses are available for rent upon request.

Lake Travis Houseboat-Yacht is located in a secluded cove in Volente, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy beautiful views of the lake away from other boaters.

Guests are welcomed with personalized tours that showcase local attractions such as Sometimes Island, the Oasis Restaurant, Hippy Hollow, Windy Point, Waterloo Adventures and the Lake Travis Zipline.

This one-of-a-kind houseboat is perfect for couples who want to experience a unique getaway on the water.


From $241


Lake Travis Cove, Volente

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3. Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt

The Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt is a distinguished hotel located in the heart of Austin, Texas.

Located in the heart of Austin, TX, the hotel is within close proximity to some of the city’s most popular attractions, including the State Capitol and Zilker Metropolitan Park.

A variety of on-site amenities are available to guests, including a full service rooftop pool with cabanas and stunning views of downtown Austin and Lady Bird Lake, live music events, and an on-site 24-hour fitness center.

Rooms at the hotel come with yoga mats, luxury Atelier Bloem bath amenities, and in-room dining options. For guests who are looking to explore the city, there is also a complimentary bike rental programme.

The Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt is also pet-friendly, and offers guests complimentary morning coffee and tea service, as well as nightly hosted evening wine hour.

When you’re ready to get out and about, there are plenty of hiking, biking and kayaking opportunities in the area.


From $179


605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701

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4. The Driskill by Hyatt

The Driskill is an iconic hotel in the heart of downtown Austin. With its grand staircase and rustic Texas ambiance, The Driskill is the perfect place to relax after a long day of exploring the city.

The hotel offers 189 luxury rooms and suites, each with its own unique character and custom furnishings. Guests can enjoy a drink in the historic Driskill Bar, or get fit in the 24-hour fitness center overlooking downtown Austin.

The Driskill offers all the amenities one would expect from a world-class hotel, including complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public space, concierge services, and digital key and check-in.

Fine dining is also available on-site in the elegant Driskill Grill, or guests can enjoy a cup of coffee at the 1886 Café & Bakery.

The Driskill also offers unique event space for meetings and weddings.

So if you’re looking for an elegant, historic pet-friendly hotel that’s only a stone’s throw away from major attractions like the Texas State Capitol Building and Congress Avenue Bridge, The Driskill is the place for you!


From $199


604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

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5. South Congress Hotel

South Congress Hotel is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel that features 83 well-appointed rooms, 3 unique restaurants, a coffee & bakery shop, a pool and lounge, a well-stocked lobby bar, and two retail shops.

Guests can enjoy complimentary drip coffee every morning, 24-hour access to the fitness center, or relax by the rooftop pool with views of downtown Austin.

Guests can also take advantage of the hotel’s on-site dining and drinking options: Café No Sé, a classic American bar & grill; Otoko, a Japanese omakase restaurant; Watertrade, an intimate cocktail bar; and Mañana, a coffee shop.

South Congress Hotel offers a full slate of amenities, such as free high-speed Wi-Fi access across the property, in-room dining options, and ADA accessible rooms.

If you’re looking for a unique Austin experience, look no further than the South Congress Hotel!


From $172


1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

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6. Miraval Austin Resort & Spa

Miraval Austin Resort & Spa is an exclusive wellness resort that offers high-end spa facilities and amenities.

Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Balcones Canyonland Preserve, Miraval’s hilltop location provides a serene setting for guests to experience relaxation and rejuvenation while enjoying all of the resort’s daily activities.

Furthermore, with gourmet cuisine, luxurious accommodations, nightly resort credit to use towards spa services, complimentary airport shuttle service, and 2 infinity pools overlooking Lake Travis, Miraval Austin Resort & Spa offers its guests an unforgettable weekend getaway.

The Couples Retreat package is perfect for couples looking to reconnect and celebrate their love. Intentional programming and activities are designed to help couples explore new ways to communicate and strengthen their relationships.

From the Hill Country Challenge Course to a Preserve Hike, there’s plenty to do and experience at Miraval Austin Resort & Spa. So come and relax, rejuvenate, and reconnect with your loved one at this luxurious wellness resort.


From $689


13500 FM2769, Austin, TX 78726

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7. Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is a secluded resort in Austin, Texas.

Set over 4,000 acres, this newly-renovated resort offers a perfect getaway for couples, with stunning views of the surrounding Austin Hill Country.

There are 4 pools (including an indoor pool that’s open all year) and 4 championship golf courses. For the sports enthusiasts, there’s also a tennis court located onsite along with an expansive fitness center.

The 13,000 square foot Mokara Spa is a popular attraction for guests, complete with locker rooms, a relaxation lounge, a steam room and sauna and an indoor heated whirlpool.

Taking advantage of the 7 on-site eateries, guests can enjoy a range of dining options, from seafood to steak. In addition, there is also a wide variety of shopping and live-music venues in the area surrounding the resort.

Free and paid WiFi is also available throughout the the hotel, as well as a concierge service.

This luxurious resort offers a unique and unforgettable experience for couples looking to make their vacation special.


From $199


8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735