Downtown Austin Texas Hotels Near the State Capitol

Discover the Texas State Capitol

Hotels Near Texas State Capitol BuildingOur Texas State Capitol is considered a National Historic Landmark. When it was built in 1885, it was the seventh largest building in the world. Now, it’s the second largest Capitol, only to D.C., in the United States. Filled to the brim with history, magnificent architecture, and gorgeous elements to marvel at, the Texas Capitol is our city’s precious gem.

Our hotels near the Texas Capitol are only a 15-minute walk on-foot away, unless you get distracted by all the many fun things to do and see on Congress Ave.

Some Tips and Tidbits about the Texas State Capitol:

  • Explore the impressive House chambers, Senate chambers and Texas Supreme Court.
  • Revel in the wonder of the majestic building inside during the day, but don’t miss the spectacular beauty of the Capitol illuminated at night.
  • Stroll around the grounds and enjoy monuments and/or catch one of the many events as they happen.
  • Come to love and appreciate Texas history: Grab a free tour from one of the friendly guides.
  • There’s no charge to enter and, if there’s a line at the main entrance, look to see if another entrance is open.
  • The rotunda is a whispering gallery, so be careful. Your voice will carry!

Walking Distance to Courtyard & Residence Inn Austin Downtown

Wedged between the University of Texas and downtown Austin, The Capitol is less than a mile from our downtown Austin hotels.

We’re also near a variety of other Austin attractions
including Sixth Street Entertainment District for music, lively venues and great restaurants. So whether you love history, architecture, politics, legislature, knowledge or simply beautiful things, it’s a good bet our beloved Texas Capitol will steal the show.