Downtown Austin Apartments for Rent

1100 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 Beds: 1-2   Baths: 1-2.5 Located in Zilker, these downtown apartments offer you access to the…

Want your next place to be right in the thick of things.  Hanover South Lamar apartments are located in the prestigious Zilker…

615 W 7th St, Austin, TX 78701 Beds: 1-2  Baths: 1-2 Imagine yourself in the epicenter of Austin. The Downtown area offers…

10727 Domain Dr, Austin, TX 78758  Beds: 0-3 Baths: 1-2 From meticulously designed residences to the one of a kind lifestyle experience,…

2025 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702 Beds: 1-2  Baths: 1-2 Austin has so many distinct neighborhoods that each offer their own flavor.…

300 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704  Beds: 0-3 Baths: 1-2.5 Enjoy what’s so new and exciting about apartment living in Downtown…

1020 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702 Beds: 0-2 Baths: 1-2 Come live life in Austin the way it was meant to…

1333 Shore District Dr, Austin, TX 78741 Beds: 1-2 Baths: 1-2 South Shore District offers 4 stories of lavish contemporary apartment homes.…

Downtown Austin City Guide

Austin continues to grow. Tech companies are moving jobs and renters who want both condos and modern apartment buildings will be driven towards Downtown. Google, Facebook,  and a number of other notable technology companies have announced that they will be expanding into Austin. This will surely lead to new apartment construction and increased rents.

Welcome to Downtown Austin. This is one of the most vibrant sections of the city where you can rent many luxury apartment complexes. If you are seeking that urban lifestyle with lots of walkable destinations, then you won’t be disappointed. Austin has so much going for it. It’s no wonder that residents are flocking from around the country. There is truly something for everyone, and Downtown is the perfect example. If you love an active lifestyle then you certainly should be excited. Renters here won’t be far from the Colorado River and Lady Bird Lake. So you can be sure there will be plenty of water activities to partake in.  Downtown Austin apartments make a great living option for many residents.  We can help you find the right floor plan and neighborhood today!

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Fun in Downtown Austin:

You won’t have a dull moment in Downtown. There is always some activity to partake in.  6th Street should be mandatory for everyone.  This section is full of every type of bar you could ever imagine.  If you love drinking, listening to music, or dancing then 6th street will satisfy your every need.

Music lovers should attend ACL Live at the Moody Theater.  Attend live concerts with some of your favorite artists.  There is plenty of seating and most are very close to the stage. Concertgoers love the sound system and many love the fact they don’t have to wait in long lines for a drink or the bathroom.

What would a Downtown area be without a farmers market? Located at Republic Square Park, the food vendors here are local. You can expect to find fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and variety of other foods. It’s a great place to bring the entire family, including your pets.

Recreation and Activities Near Home

Austin isn’t one of the fittest cities by chance. There is plenty to do for outdoor enthusiasts. Lady Bird Lake is bordered by 10 miles of trails in Downtown Austin. Runners, bikers, and hikers all congregate here. The Austin Rowing Club offers programs for rowers of all ages. However, it should be noted that no one can swim or operate a motorized boat in the lake. There are a number of Downtown accommodations that offer great walkable access to these activities.

high rise apartments for rent in Austin TX

Transportation in Austin

Downtown Austin might be one of the few places in the city where you might not need a car. If you are lucky to work here, then it’s highly walkable. There is also some public transportation that might be going the direction you are headed.  Capital Metro is the name of Austin’s public transportation system.  The MetroRail operates from Downtown Austin north towards Leander.   There are a total of 9 different stations that operate on a 32-mile route. Be sure to check the schedule and times to see what works for you.

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Apartment Pricing in Downtown Austin 

But be prepared, luxury accommodations in Downtown Austin have some of the highest prices. Downtown areas in most major cities have the most expensive prices. This is no exception here. You may experience shock value for the current apartment pricing. A 1 bedroom Downtown Austin apartment can rent for more than $1500 per month; and in many cases are north of $2000. If you can, grab a studio floor plan. These are normally the cheapest apartments in the complex for rent and you still get to take advantage of all the amenities.

Downtown Apt Amenity Packages

Downtown Austin has some of the most forward-thinking innovations today. If you move here, you get tons of amenities. Apartment interiors will be equipped with features like quartz counters in both kitchens and baths. Many luxury listings in Downtown Austin will feature amenities like floor-to-ceiling windows that offer spectacular views of the Austin skyline. Expect bark parks, WIFI gaming lounges, and gourmet coffee bars. Hunting for something that doesn’t resemble traditional apts. There are also a wide assortment of Downtown Austin Lofts for rent and well as high rises rentals.

Why Trust Rentkidz

Finding the perfect Austin properties aren’t always so easy. Especially if you have a tight budget and certain requirements. You probably have consulted different apartment guide websites. Why not engage in the services of an apartment locator. Their fee is almost always paid by the landlord in Downtown Austin. Many rentals change their specials and rates on a daily basis. An apartment finder can do all the heavy lifting for you and help you find the best options. Get the rentals that you want to rent sent right to your email inbox without h aving to browse on your own.

It’s gonna be hard to find cheap properties in Downtown Austin that are pet-friendly. Not sure how much apartment you can afford? Each  community will have their own income requirements.  One of our Austin apartment finders can let you know how you might need to budget for your next rental.
If you need homes for rent with lower prices look to the South. Although it’s not in Downtown, it’s affordable.

Our software lets us filter through listings by square footage, price, features,  neighborhood. Browse through lots photos, floor plans, and the neighborhoods that interest you.  Instead of using a big site like Zillow, try using a realtor and receive personal reviews, and even private rentals like condos.

Frequently Asked Questions

Best ride sharing service available in downtown Austin?

Did you know that Uber and Lyft left Austin at one point. But they have now returned. Those are going to be the really good options. Don’t forget about scooters. You will seem them all over downtown. Be aware that you can be ticketed for not obeying the laws.

What do people who live in downtown Austin do for work?

Austin is a big tech hub. With companies like Intel, Apple, and Google, many people are in the tech industry. It’s the capital of Texas so there will be lots of government jobs and of course the service industry is also big. If a downtown rentals goes for $2000 per month you will need to make about $7k per month.