As Austin vacation rentals see a surge in popularity, the city’s Planning Commission is looking at how to regulate them, according to the Austin American-Statesman.
The success of local festivals like South by Southwest and The Austin City Limits Music Festival keep the vibe young, but the article notes that families flock to the city just as much, thanks to affordable properties built for groups: a kitchen for saving money on meals and multiple beds to accommodate those extra guests.
For the purposes of this post, however, we’re going to focus on what singles might seek in a visit to Austin: access to nightlife and a fly pad that fulfills your bachelor/bachelorette fantasies.
Enter the loft above.
Six blocks to lively Sixth Street, the triplex offers more than enough room for you and your five friends, who will no doubt coo at the open layout, dramatic beamed ceilings, steel staircase and awesome views of downtown Austin from your windows. It’s a space that blows any hotel out of the water for making guests feel that they should be paying way more than $129 to $179 a night.
Should drinks or bites make it to your agenda (as if they wouldn’t), wander to nearby establishments like Scoot Inn & Bier Garten, Longbrach Inn, The Peacock and Juan in a Million. Have a frosty margarita and think of us when you go.
And in a few years, when the kiddies come and you’re swapping that Audi A4 for a roomy SUV, you’ll look back at this vacation and wonder where the time went. The good news: By then, you’ll be spending summers in even larger Galveston vacation rentals right on the beach.
Valerie Moloney is your resident blogger and the Expansion Markets Editor for Citysearch.com, who oddly enough, feels panicked when asked, "What's the best place to eat in Chicago?" or her favorite, "It's my birthday. Where should we go with a party of six?" No stranger to travel--and traveling with kids--she is a young mom who ODs on the Internet when it comes to planning family trips or buying clothes. Here's hoping she finds you the vacation you deserve.