Paprika's Guidebook

Paprika
I have 4 properties that I rent in Austin and also a cabin in Buena Vista, CO which is called The Cabin on the Creek, located on the beautiful Cottonwood Creek. All houses maintained with utmost... read more

Things to do in Austin

646 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing park with playscape, Barton Springs Pool, Theatre, Hike and Bike Trails and Botanical Gardens, Boat Rentals and More!

342 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Eat, Drink and Watch a Movie. If you’ve lived in Austin for more than five minutes, odds are you’re aware of Alamo Drafthouse. With quote-alongs, sing-alongs, food-and-movie pairings (or just plai... read more

#3

Uchi

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$$$· 801 S Lamar Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

251 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing Japanese Food! There’s no disputing the fact that Uchi is one of the most famous restaurants in Austin. The executive chef and owner, Tyson Cole, received a James Beard Foundation Award fo... read more

160 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place is around the corner with great burger, beer and a large outdoor patio located right on SoLa or South Lamar. Another casual bar with an awesome atmosphere, BSL has everything you could ... read more

136 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is where the ACL Austin City Limits is held, 1 mile from the Sola Lodge

#6

Chuy's

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$$· 1728 Barton Springs Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

138 local Airbnb hosts recommend

World Renowned Mexican Food, the original Chuys just blocks from the Sola Lodge located on Barton Springs which also has numerous other restaurants and Breweries.

112 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Yummy Ice Cream! The team behind this ice cream is all about using whole, real ingredients and local dairy, making this a dessert you can get down on, guilt-free. Everyday flavors include options ... read more

87 local Airbnb hosts recommend

24 hour Diner, yummy food and great atmosphere! 24 hour Diner. There’s nothing better than a good diner—especially when it’s open 24/7, and especially when it offers breakfast around the clock. Ke... read more

86 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good food next door and fun bar, walking distance from Sola Lodge.

89 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great Mexican Food. Open since 1952, Matt’s Famous El Rancho has been serving authentic Mexican fare to Austinites since before many of us were born, and today it’s still the perfect place for a d... read more

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing food and beer, Walking distance. What started as a mere side project for Paul Qui and Moto Utsunomiya (Uchi and Uchiko) has come into its own. ESK is both a great place to grab a quick bit... read more

#12

Olivia

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$$$· 2043 S Lamar Blvd·Map·Website·

58 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Upscale, Nice. 1 block from Sola Lodge. With its chic interior, upscale menu and perfect plating, Olivia exudes sophistication…It’s the kind of place you’d take your in-laws (and secretly hope th... read more

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Wonderful Theatre, amazing shows and very close to SoLa Lodge.

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Coffee and Wine. Specializing in two things—coffee and wine—Patika is a perfect spot to wake up or wind down. Inspired by a coffee kiosk in San Fran (and boasting a coffee kart of their own in dow... read more

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Yes there is water, boats, swimming and more in Zilker Park

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good old fashioned used book store. Half Price Books - While some might argue that the Kindle and iPad render real books practically irrelevant, we beg to differ, and there’s nothing like a litera... read more

#17

H-E-B Grocery

Everything Else
$· 2400 S Congress Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Food and so much more. Nice Organic section, located ont he corner of Congress and Oltorf, all essentials available here, not just food. 2400 S. CONGRESS

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

South Austin Popular Culture Center - Otherwise known as South Pop, this center is dedicated to preserving the history of Austin art and culture from the 1960s through today. With various programs,... read more

#19

maria's

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2529 S Lamar Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun place, Great Mexican Food. Music. Dancing. Especially Sunday Mornings. It’s no secret that here in Austin we love our tacos, and at Taco Xpress you can get them from “South Austin’s Taco Quee... read more

#20

SoLa

ShoppingClothing Stores
2005 S Lamar Blvd·Map·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Shopping Eats Fun Walking Pubs...and more! Moments out the front door

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

capmetro.org will give you all of the routes you need. Pick up a bus to downtown across the street on Oltorf next to the Office Depot.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Many shops, pubs, cafes, eateries and more along South Lamar or SoLa just steps out of the SoLa Lodge

#23

Henri's Cheese & Wine

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$$$· 2026 S Lamar Blvd·Map·Website·

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This eatery focuses on uniting three things: good food, good wine, and good people. And while you can’t exactly pay for quality company, excellent takes on the first two are available here. Part wi... read more

#24

Opal Divine's

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 3601 S Congress Ave·Map·Website·

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Coffee and Yummy Foods. Featuring coffee, wine, spirits and Mediterranean eats, OPA! is a family-owned business and neighborhood favorite. Ideal for work and play, it’s frequently filled with two ... read more