- Air conditioning
- Free Wi-Fi
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Bicycle Hire
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Pool Table
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels for hire
- Washing machine
Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice.
Late cancellation or no-show – one night charge.
Payment upon arrival by cash and credit cards.
Check in 3pm Check out 11am.
SXSW, ACL, F1, X-games, FFF- Must contact hostel directly to make bookings during these events.
Check-in / Check-out
Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00
- Credit Cards Accepted
- No Curfew
- Taxes Not Included
Group of 15 or more traveling to Austin?
About Drifter Jack's Hostel
SXSW- Please visit our website to book during festival. Only direct reservations will be possible for these dates.
Welcome to your home away from home in Austin, Texas! Our comfy hostel is located downtown across from the University of Texas near famous 6th street, Hope Outdoor Graffiti Gallery and minutes away from all of Austin’s main attractions. While most of the city center can feel deserted in the daytime, our colorful neighborhood is always buzzing with life. West Campus is filled with independent shops, quirky cafes, vintage clothing stores and artisan vendors. Perfect for experiencing the real Austin!
Drifter Jack’s is passionate about hosteling. We know that hostels have the potential to create lifelong friendships and unforgettable memories. Our favorite hostels around the world made it fun and easy to connect with other travelers while experiencing the city like a local. That is exactly what we strive to do. For example, join us for our pubcrawl every Thursday and Saturday where we show you the best spots in Austin! At DJ’s our focus is on community, comfort and cleanliness.
In order to truly represent our creative city, we invited over 25 local artists to paint murals throughout every room and common area. If you’re looking for an intimate home base with a great vibe and central location, you’ve come to the right place. Let our friendly staff show you why Austin is known for its retro charm and southern hospitality!
Drifter Jack’s is happy to provide you with the following FREE amenities:
One free beer or cocktail each night of your stay at one of Austin’s best venues for live music, located right next door!
Breakfast including homemade waffles, fresh fruit, toast, (locally baked donuts on the weekend)
Coffee and tea available 24/7
Borrow an IPad or laptop to use the internet
24 hour reception
Lockers for your backpack or luggage
High-quality mattresses, Serta pillows, bed linen and duvets
Maps along with great advice from our knowledgeable staff on what to see and do
Pool table and other games
Bluetooth speaker available Movie room w/ large collection -join us for retro movie night!
Mini-fridge in every room
Iron and hair dryer available
We also provide a Washer/Dryer for $1 each, Vegemite and several useful travel accessories at a reasonable price.
Please visit our website for more information on upcoming events or to book during SXSW, ACL, F1 and other festivals.
Please also note:
Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice
Late cancellation or no-show – one night charge
Payment upon arrival by cash and credit cards
Check in 3pm and check out 11am
Minimum age requirement: 18 years old
Our comfy hostel is located downtown across from the University of Texas near famous 6th street, Hope Outdoor Street Art Gallery and minutes away from all of Austin’s main attractions. While most of the city center can feel deserted in the daytime, our colorful neighborhood is always buzzing with life. West Campus is filled with independent shops, quirky cafes, vintage clothing stores and artisan vendors. Perfect for experiencing the real Austin!
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day 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.