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Explore the Best Austin, TX Nightlife

Enjoy the Nightlife Scene

The nightlife scene is Austin is second to none. With a colorful array of bars, clubs, and over 250 entertainment venues, just about every genre of music is represented in the Live Music Capital of the World®. From hidden gems to renowned establishments, we recommend checking out at least one of these uniquely Austin venues.


218 E Sixth St. | 0.3 Miles
Bat Bar is a pulsating, two-story night club with DJ’s and live music. Perfect for parties and groups, the club has three bars, bottle service, dance area, and a mezzanine VIP lounge, setting the stage with something for everyone to enjoy.


1315 S Congress Ave | 1.7 Miles
This famous live music venue first opened its doors in 1955 and has been recognized as a historic landmark by the city of Austin. Dubbed the “Granddaddy of Live Music Venues,” the Continental Club is a mecca for country, swing, roots, rock, and blues music, offering multiple shows every night of the week.


315 Congress Ave. | 0.2 Mile
If it’s lowkey nightlife you’re looking for, this hidden jazz club in downtown Austin is the place to go. It’s an underground venue, tucked away in a basement below street level. Look for a neon sign at the ground level of third and Congress. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss it. Elephant Room was voted “Best Jazz Bar in Austin” for seven years running, showcasing local and national acts every night of the week.


3201 S Lamar | 3.7 Miles
Opened in 1964, Broken Spoke is a storied landmark and one of the last remaining dance halls in Texas. Over the years, the venue has hosted some of the biggest names in country music—Willie Nelson, George Straight, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks and more.


720 W 6th | 0.8 Mile
During the Prohibition Era, “green door” was code for “This is a Speakeasy.” Paying homage to this era, Green Light Social is an upscale yet casual bar that provides an experience reminiscent of the exclusivity of prohibition establishments.

Rest & Recharge at Our Hotels

Music and nightlife is in the heart, soul, and pulse of Austin. With our location at the doorstep of the Austin Convention Center and mere steps from Sixth Street, even business travelers can enjoy a little playtime after the day’s work.

We offer a variety of well-appointed guest rooms, including apartment-style suites for extended travel needs. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, indoor pool, fitness center, onsite dining, and a 24-hour sundry shop.