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Last updated September 25 2020 at 3:48 PM

174 Apartments for rent in Downtown Austin, Austin, TX

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38 Units Available
Whitley
301 Brazos St
Austin, TX
Studio
$1,418
532 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,676
819 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,655
1268 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 03:40 PM
Located along East 3rd Street in Downtown Austin. Modern apartment block. Homes feature patio or balcony and kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Community includes a pool, a yoga studio and a media room.
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4 Units Available
West Lynn Quarter
807 W Lynn
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,550
605 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,050
867 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 02:25 PM
Across from the University of Texas. Student-friendly apartment community boasting a study center, fitness center and game room. Each fully furnished apartment features a kitchenette and bathroom with granite countertops. All utilities included.
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33 Units Available
Ashton Austin
101 Colorado St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$2,536
982 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,045
1916 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$11,992
3163 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 01:41 PM
High-rise luxury complexes with swimming pools, fitness center, concierge services and garage parking. Units have stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets and hardwood floors. Close to shops, dining and 2nd Street District.
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18 Units Available
Gables West Avenue
300 West Ave
Austin, TX
Studio
$1,314
651 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,611
831 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,032
1174 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 01:41 PM
Located in the Market District of downtown Austin, near 2nd Street District. Close to Shoal Creek, Colorado River, Austin Music Hall, Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe's. Town Lake Access, rooftop terrace with city view, pet-friendly apartments, street-level retail.
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37 Units Available
Camden Rainey Street
91 Rainey St
Austin, TX
Studio
$1,309
522 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,499
891 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,559
1283 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 01:41 PM
Great location near river, trails and I-35. Resort-style living with infinity pool, gym and Internet cafe. Apartments have hardwoods floors, extra storage and patios/balconies. Dogs and cats allowed.
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25 Units Available
Gables Republic Square
401 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX
Studio
$1,800
548 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,450
827 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,021
1440 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:43 PM
What happens when a chic boutique apartment community teams up with a renowned boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Austin? Everything. Gables Republic Square has partnered with Hotel ZaZa to help you live your best life, in style.
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9 Units Available
404 Rio Grande
404 Rio Grande St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,690
803 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,425
1271 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:43 PM
In between MoPac Expressway and I-35. Close to Univ. of Texas, Texas Capitol, Pease District Park, Frank Erwin Center, 2nd Street District, University Medical Center Breckenridge, and the Colorado River. Pet-friendly apartments with hardwood floors, package receiving, spa, and street parking.
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27 Units Available
Bowie
311 Bowie St
Austin, TX
Studio
$1,673
491 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,026
820 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,640
1306 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:42 PM
A modern community with a fitness center, concierge service, dog grooming area, and coffee bar. Apartments feature built-in cabinets, hardwood flooring, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Pets allowed. Free community bikes.
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27 Units Available
Gables Park Plaza
115 Sandra Muraida Way
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,540
823 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,298
1352 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:42 PM
Located directly opposite the access path to biking and hiking trails close to Lady Bird Lake. Homes have granite counters, stainless steel appliances and walk-in closets.
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14 Units Available
Gables Park Tower
111 Sandra Muraida Way
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,851
835 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,876
1338 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:42 PM
Close to Downtown Station. All apartments feature floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors, built-in bookshelves and private balconies. On-site theater room, fitness center and arcade. Property offers direct access to Lady Bird Lake trail.
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23 Units Available
The Monarch
801 W 5th St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,550
918 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,520
1394 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,635
2760 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:42 PM
Charming, upscale community located in a two-story high-rise in the Market District. On-site amenities including 24-hour dry cleaning pickup, a complimentary coffee bar, and a 24-hour concierge. Gourmet kitchens and stunning views.
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17 Units Available
Windsor on the Lake
43 Rainey St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,340
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,365
1448 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,480
2739 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:42 PM
Located in Downtown Austin in a 31-story high-rise with incredible views. Near jogging trails, kayaking, and the Rainey Street District. On-site fitness center, business center, and private garages. Granite countertops and custom cabinetry.
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21 Units Available
The Beverly Austin
901 Red River St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,439
859 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,949
1334 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:42 PM
Charming community right off I-35. Large balconies overlooking pool courtyard with sundeck. Pet-friendly property with updated appliances and washer-dryer hookup. Coffee bar, conference room and gym on site. Garages available.
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18 Units Available
Skyhouse Austin
51 Rainey St
Austin, TX
Studio
$1,415
565 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,595
719 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
1029 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:42 PM
Located on Rainy Street, close to I-35, Lady Bird Lake, Sanchez Elementary School, and Martin Middle School. Downtown and Lady Bird Lake views, rooftop pool, and within walking distance to downtown Austin. Units feature spa-style baths and built-in shelving and desks.
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29 Units Available
AMLI Downtown
201 Lavaca St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,935
911 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,815
1399 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:32 PM
City living with extra amenities. Pool, 24-hour gym, clubhouse and bike storage on site. Pets welcome. Furnished, loft-style units with air conditioning and in-unit laundry. Hiking, shopping and dining all a mere block away.
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27 Units Available
AMLI on 2nd
421 W 3rd St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,919
795 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,708
1284 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:29 PM
Located in downtown Austin, close to Lady Bird Lake and Republic Square. Nearby schools: Mathews Elementary, O'Henry Middle School, Austin High School. Close to 2nd Street Retail. City/capitol views, large walk-in closets, spa style soaking tubs, and resort-style pool.
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20 Units Available
Penthouse
1801 Rio Grande St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,075
654 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,611
897 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,308
1160 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:01 PM
Located close to W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and minutes from Downtown Austin. Modern apartments include carpet and kitchen with appliances. Community is pet friendly and offers free parking.
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17 Units Available
Seven
615 W 7th St
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,615
841 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,942
1319 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 12:02 PM
In the heart of downtown Austin. Close to I-35, MoPac Expressway, University of Texas Austin, Texas Capitol, Colorado River, Austin Public Library, Wooldridge Square, 9th Street BMX Dirt Jumps/Trails. Complimentary Whole Foods delivery, spa bath, 14' ceilings, infinity pool, valet dry cleaning.
1 Unit Available
615 WEST 7TH STREET
615 East 7th Street
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,938
855 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 02:41 PM
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1 Unit Available
311 BOWIE
311 Bowie Street
Austin, TX
Studio
$1,570
477 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 02:41 PM
Welcome to the corner of sophistication and beauty! Imagine your summer atop the highest pool in Texas, overlooking the beautiful city we call home.
1 Unit Available
801 WEST 5TH
801 West 5th Street
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,945
888 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 02:41 PM
Move into Austin?s best address for urban, upscale living! This awe-inspiring high rise allows for a vibrant atmosphere where you can walk to nightlife, coffee shops, restaurants, groceries and outdoor recreation opportunities.
1 Unit Available
301 West Avenue
301 West Avenue
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$2,900
714 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 02:39 PM
Lease a piece of the tallest residential building in Austin, with plenty of amenities that make your daily life easy and excited. Walking distance to grocery store, restaurants, library, bike trails, and Lady Bird lake. Great view of the Capitol.
1 Unit Available
800 W 5th ST
800 West 5th Street
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$7,450
2243 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 02:10 PM
Fully furnished & renovated by Butterfield Custom Homes. Penthouse level, 2 story w/ 22ft windows overlooking the skyline. Crisp kitchen w/ Thermador, marble island & wine fridge open to dining & living. Private master w/ add'l living space.
1 Unit Available
200 Congress Ave
200 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$8,000
1920 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 02:10 PM
The interior features of this beautiful Austorian unit boast Miele and Wolf appliances with subzero wine fridge. Direct view down to iconic Congress Ave and UT Tower, as well as views of Lake Austin.
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Downtown Austin
Neighborhood Guide
Neighborhood overview

Throw out every stereotype you hold about Texas, because you won’t find it to be true in Austin. You’ll find a thriving scene in downtown, where people play just as hard as they work. Downtown puts you close to great entertainment and restaurants, as well as many corporate centers, but check your budget first.

Transportation

  • CapMetro (system of light rail and buses)
  • Walkable
  • Biking
  • Driving

Demographics

  • Singles
  • Young professionals

Close To:

  • University of Texas at Austin
  • I-35
  • Barton Springs Pool

Contains:

  • Lady Bird Lake and Bike Trail (formerly called Town Lake)
  • Texas State Capitol
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
  • Downtown Farmer’s Market

Downtown in 3 words: Vibrant, Fun, Fast-Paced

Austin frequently tops the list of fastest-growing big cities in the U.S. With a perfect mix of job growth, entertainment options galore, and beautiful weather, it’s easy to see why thousands of people move here every year. Downtown Austin is the center of the action, especially for young, single professionals looking for the perfect apartment to rent.

Neighborhood overview

Throw out every stereotype you hold about Texas, because you won’t find it to be true in Austin. You’ll find a thriving scene in downtown, where people play just as hard as they work. Downtown puts you close to great entertainment and restaurants, as well as many corporate centers, but check your budget first.

Transportation

  • CapMetro (system of light rail and buses)
  • Walkable
  • Biking
  • Driving

Demographics

  • Singles
  • Young professionals

Close To:

  • University of Texas at Austin
  • I-35
  • Barton Springs Pool

Contains:

  • Lady Bird Lake and Bike Trail (formerly called Town Lake)
  • Texas State Capitol
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
  • Downtown Farmer’s Market

Downtown in 3 words: Vibrant, Fun, Fast-Paced

Austin frequently tops the list of fastest-growing big cities in the U.S. With a perfect mix of job growth, entertainment options galore, and beautiful weather, it’s easy to see why thousands of people move here every year. Downtown Austin is the center of the action, especially for young, single professionals looking for the perfect apartment to rent.

Getting around Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin is very walkable, which is unusual for cities in Texas. The city’s Capital Metro—called CapMetro by locals—system provides a network of light rail and buses to take you around the city. Some people in downtown do ride bikes, but more often as a form of exercise than transportation. Austin is definitely a place where you want to avoid driving if you can, because the city’s rapid population growth has put a lot of strain on the roads. When you work and rent an apartment downtown, you can avoid a daily commute on I-35, which will save you countless hours of frustration.

Getting around Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin is very walkable, which is unusual for cities in Texas. The city’s Capital Metro—called CapMetro by locals—system provides a network of light rail and buses to take you around the city. Some people in downtown do ride bikes, but more often as a form of exercise than transportation. Austin is definitely a place where you want to avoid driving if you can, because the city’s rapid population growth has put a lot of strain on the roads. When you work and rent an apartment downtown, you can avoid a daily commute on I-35, which will save you countless hours of frustration.

Things to do in Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin is a hip, fun place where you can hang out at the bars along the 6th Street corridor. The 6th Street corridor has been the party spot for at least 30 years even though the line-up of bars and clubs is frequently changing. You can’t go wrong at Midnight Cowboy or the Driskill Bar.

There’s so much to do in Austin that you won’t be left out if 6th Street isn’t your scene. Stubbs BBQ isn’t just the source for some amazing food, but also for great live music. The Moody Theater is also the venue for long-running series Austin City Limits, and you can catch some amazing big-name shows here. The original location of the Alamo Drafthouse Theater is also here, which celebrities like Quentin Tarantino call the best theater in the country.

Things to do in Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin is a hip, fun place where you can hang out at the bars along the 6th Street corridor. The 6th Street corridor has been the party spot for at least 30 years even though the line-up of bars and clubs is frequently changing. You can’t go wrong at Midnight Cowboy or the Driskill Bar.

There’s so much to do in Austin that you won’t be left out if 6th Street isn’t your scene. Stubbs BBQ isn’t just the source for some amazing food, but also for great live music. The Moody Theater is also the venue for long-running series Austin City Limits, and you can catch some amazing big-name shows here. The original location of the Alamo Drafthouse Theater is also here, which celebrities like Quentin Tarantino call the best theater in the country.

Dining in Downtown Austin

Texas is known as cattle country, and you can find a great steak at places like Roaring Fork or ALC Steaks. But Austin is a rare oasis in Texas where vegetarians and vegans will also feel welcome. In addition to restaurants like Arlo’s and Snap Kitchen, most Austin establishments offer at least a handful of vegetarian or vegan dishes. Thanks to year-round decent weather, Austin also has a thriving food truck scene.

Dining in Downtown Austin

Texas is known as cattle country, and you can find a great steak at places like Roaring Fork or ALC Steaks. But Austin is a rare oasis in Texas where vegetarians and vegans will also feel welcome. In addition to restaurants like Arlo’s and Snap Kitchen, most Austin establishments offer at least a handful of vegetarian or vegan dishes. Thanks to year-round decent weather, Austin also has a thriving food truck scene.

Living in Downtown Austin

Austin’s unofficial motto is “Keep Austin Weird,” which means that everyone is welcome. You’ll still find that funky, artsy vibe at Waterloo Records and at Amy’s Ice Creams, both of which have been neighborhood institutions for decades. The nearby presence of the University of Texas makes the neighborhood feel young. Renting an apartment downtown means that you’ll be a part of the community.

Fitness is an important part of the Austin lifestyle. You’ll notice that a lot of Austinites aren’t deterred by the hot summers here, which lasts from April to October. People jog and bike on the trails around Lady Bird Lake. However, for those who prefer to exercise in air conditioning, there’s no shortage of indoor fitness facilities. Get your yoga on at Core Power Yoga or go for a classic workout in a clean environment like Pure Austin Fitness.

Living in Downtown Austin

Austin’s unofficial motto is “Keep Austin Weird,” which means that everyone is welcome. You’ll still find that funky, artsy vibe at Waterloo Records and at Amy’s Ice Creams, both of which have been neighborhood institutions for decades. The nearby presence of the University of Texas makes the neighborhood feel young. Renting an apartment downtown means that you’ll be a part of the community.

Fitness is an important part of the Austin lifestyle. You’ll notice that a lot of Austinites aren’t deterred by the hot summers here, which lasts from April to October. People jog and bike on the trails around Lady Bird Lake. However, for those who prefer to exercise in air conditioning, there’s no shortage of indoor fitness facilities. Get your yoga on at Core Power Yoga or go for a classic workout in a clean environment like Pure Austin Fitness.

Renting in Downtown Austin

Apartments and condos make up most of the housing units downtown. Houses for rent are rare in this neighborhood. The explosive population growth means units can’t be built fast enough to keep up with demand, so be prepared that finding an apartment for rent downtown might take a while.

Downtown Austin apartments for rent aren’t cheap and you won’t find any discounts. Be ready to put in an application and deposit when you find an apartment you like because it will definitely be gone if you wait. Finding pet-friendly apartments isn’t too hard, but most have limits on number and breed of pets and will charge extra deposits. Rent continues to go up at a pretty rapid pace in downtown Austin. The apartments and condos you’ll find downtown are generally new and beautiful, with luxury amenities like valet trash pickup and rooftop pools.

Life in downtown Austin is fun and always changing. If you have the budget for it, there’s no neighborhood in Austin that is more convenient or exciting.

Renting in Downtown Austin

Apartments and condos make up most of the housing units downtown. Houses for rent are rare in this neighborhood. The explosive population growth means units can’t be built fast enough to keep up with demand, so be prepared that finding an apartment for rent downtown might take a while.

Downtown Austin apartments for rent aren’t cheap and you won’t find any discounts. Be ready to put in an application and deposit when you find an apartment you like because it will definitely be gone if you wait. Finding pet-friendly apartments isn’t too hard, but most have limits on number and breed of pets and will charge extra deposits. Rent continues to go up at a pretty rapid pace in downtown Austin. The apartments and condos you’ll find downtown are generally new and beautiful, with luxury amenities like valet trash pickup and rooftop pools.

Life in downtown Austin is fun and always changing. If you have the budget for it, there’s no neighborhood in Austin that is more convenient or exciting.