Welcome to the heart of Austin! We are the only hostel in the central downtown area! Located at the epicenter of downtown, the Firehouse Hostel & Lounge is within walking distance to everything this fun and quirky city has to offer. The building is tucked away just around the corner from historic 6th Street with its legendary nightlife and live music scene. The Firehouse is your perfect oasis amid all the action.
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The Firehouse Hostel is located in the oldest standing fire station in Austin, originally built in 1885. A real, historic firehouse! Locally owned and operated. Started by travelers for travelers, the hostel first opened in 2013 after an extensive renovation project that updated the building’s interior with modern amenities. Today, the Firehouse is the largest hostel in Texas with capacity for over 70 guests.
• clean, secure, and comfortable accommodation
• 24-hour reception
• secure luggage storage
• free linens and towels
• free Wi-Fi
• free healthy breakfast
The attached Firehouse Lounge is a great place to meet travelers and locals, sip on classically prepared cocktails or locally brewed beers, and enjoy live music. Enter this speakeasy-style craft cocktail bar through a hidden bookshelf in the hostel lobby.
• our fun, friendly, and helpful staff
• the character and old world feel of the property
• our amazing breakfast with fresh fruit, cereal, pastries, bagels, and more
• our unbeatable location, close to all the sightseeing, attractions, venues, and nightlife
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to help make your stay exciting and unforgettable. Austin’s new bike-share program has several stations only a few blocks away. We are conveniently close to bus stops for all the major bus routes. You can even take the bus to/from the airport for only $1.50!
If you’re looking for a fun and unique way to explore and experience Austin, the Firehouse is THE place to stay!
Taxes not included (additional 15%)
Guests must be 18 and up unless traveling with a parent
The Firehouse Lounge is limited to guests 21 and up only
Parking passes for a nearby garage are available on a limited bases for $10 per night.
Please visit our website for more detailed room descriptions