HK Austin

HK Austin is among the highest rated hostels in the United States. We're a relatively small hostel where we pride ourselves on providing guest's with individual attention. You’ll get a taste of Texas staying in our elegant Victorian mansion, originally constructed in 1892, that is a registered Historic Landmark in the City of Austin. The property features dual wrap around porches, a completely renovated interior, and huge gated backyard, complete with cactus and lone stars. We're located in the heart of the East Cesar Chavez neighborhood on the East Side of Austin, within a block of most things people love about Austin — live music, stiff drinks, extremely creative individuals, and plenty of tacos. Or, as The Huffington Post summarized “East Austin: Where The Cool Kids Are”.

Hey there, we're HK Austin. We're excited to meet you all and hope you'll join us for some fun here in Austin! We're a smaller team so you'll be immediately fit right into us all.

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I'm so happy that I got to go to HK Austin. The place is classic and comfortable to hang out or even study. People in Austin are super friendly and happy. The location is Amazing, with food trucks around and close to downtown (I just walked there). The tasks in the hostel were pretty easy and Brent (the owner) worked with us. HK Austin is for sure the best choice. HK and the city of Austin have a special place in my heart.

12 months ago


I don't have words to describe my experience with this hostel. I stayed here for two months and every single aspect of my stay was just awesome. The staff is incredible (especially the manager Josh, the most amazing guy ever) and so are the guests. The place is beautiful and perfect to get a nice taste of wonderful Texas. It felt like home there and I'd recommend this hostel to anyone anytime. We will meet someday in the future. I'm fixing to it! ;)

about 1 year ago


I would definitely come back here if I had the chance. Great hostel and better people. I had a wonderful time here, it felt like home. Also, Austin is an amazing city which offers different things to do every day. Thanks for having me!

almost 2 years ago

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