In the city's oldest standing fire station (circa 1885), this lively hostel in Austin's entertainment district retains its old-world charm and doubles as a cocktail lounge. Simple dorms, rooms and suites have contemporary furnishings and include free Wi-Fi and lockers. Private rooms and dorms have bunk beds and shared shower facilities, while suites feature private bathrooms and minifridges. Free breakfast is included, as is all-day tea and coffee. There's a communal kitchen and a common area. The lounge bar is accessed through a hidden bookshelf in the lobby and is known for its prohibition-era cocktails, happy-hour deals and live music.