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Firehouse Hostel Hostel

605 Brazos Street, Austin, USA

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 extraordinary 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 oasis amid all the action! Read more

91% Overall Rating 60 out of 66 customers would recommend this property based on 66 reviews

Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 86%

Location 100%

Safety 90%

Staff 94%

Value 86%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Steam room
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Important Information

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to check-in. Check-in: 3.00 pm. Check-out: 12.00 noon. Method of Payment upon the arrival: Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Cash. Breakfast is included. Taxes are 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. Parking passes for a nearby garage are available on a limited bases for $10 per night.

Please note we do not accept bookings of groups larger than six people without prior approval. If you decide to make a booking for your group anyway we retain the right to cancel your booking

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Austin?

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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 extraordinary 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 oasis amid all the action! Read more

Shared Rooms

Deluxe 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

12 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Deluxe 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Deluxe 4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Superior 4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Superior Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About Firehouse Hostel

Featured in Lonely Planet, the Guardian, the Washington Post, and on the Travel Channel!

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.

We provide…
• 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.

Guests love…
• 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 pub crawls (three times per week) exploring off the beaten path bars and venues
• 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 is not included but is available at several nearby garages and lots.
Please visit our website for more detailed room descriptions
Please note we do not accept bookings of groups larger than six people without prior approval. If you decide to make a booking for your group anyway we retain the right to cancel your booking

Accommodation Information

Our Deluxe Dorm rooms feature comfortable custom-built supersized bunk beds each with twin XL mattress, reading light, power outlet and with large built-in lockers underneath. All Deluxe Dorms are co-ed.

Standard Dorm rooms feature classic military-style metal bunks and standard lockers. Options include all-female, all-male, and co-ed rooms for Standard Dorms.

Our Private European Style rooms feature two bunk beds, one twin-over-double and one twin-over-twin. Rooms have secure keycard access, unique décor and design, and shared bathrooms across the hall.

The Brazos Suite and the Carrington Suites each feature a queen sized bed, fold down futon, with private bathroom.

Please note we do not accept bookings of groups larger than six people without prior approval. If you decide to make a booking for your group anyway we retain the right to cancel your booking

Location Information

We are one block from the intersection of Congress and 6th Street, the epicenter of downtown Austin!

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.