We love our beautiful, urban Austin, but also truly appreciate a little escape to the Texas Hill Country where it’s quieter, the air is fresh and time slows.  The Wayback is a casual boutique hotel  15 minutes west of downtown. Our style here is friendly, comfortable and classic.  Surrounded by hills and a big Texas sky, The Wayback is a place to feel the breeze,  be carefree and linger.  

Cafe Open to the Public
Classic farm to table meals. 
Wines are organic, beers are local, cocktails are fun.
Eight cottages, Hill Country views, available for nightly rental

pool towels, games, drinks, party rental, business meetings

Patio and Outdoor Seating
Eat, drink and gather under the oaks.
Saltwater Pool

cottage guests and by reservation

* Pet Policy-Service animals only are permitted on site.

“The Wayback naturally evolved into a farm-to-table cafe, eight cottages, and grounds for events. The property and views are beautiful. We want this to be a neighborhood place to gather with friends and enjoy the natural beauty of where we live.”-Vicki and Sydney, Wayback partners


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General Inquiry


Cottage Reservations


Office (512) 520-9590​​

Cafe (512) 520-9584

The Wayback Cafe and Cottages
9601 Bee Cave Road
Austin, Texas 78733​

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