October 12, 2018
Hotel room blocks for ISOJ 2019 are now available
The special 20th anniversary of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will take place from April 12-13 2019 at the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus.
For those of you who will be traveling from afar, we have reserved a limited number of discounted group rates at two local hotels: the AT&T Inn and Conference Center and the DoubleTree Suites Hotel. You can find more information about these hotels and other nearby hotels — along with transportation and parking details — below.
ISOJ hotel room blocks
The AT&T Inn and Conference Center (1900 University Ave.) is within walking distance of the Blanton Museum and located on the University of Texas at Austin campus. A room rate of $189 per night is available for ISOJ guests from April 10-14. Visit this link to make a reservation online, or call (512) 404-3600 and mention the group code JOURNA0419. Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance of arrival. Hotel parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, although there is no guaranteed availability.
The DoubleTree Suites Hotel (303 W 15th St.) is within walking distance of the Blanton Museum. A room rate of $220 is available for ISOJ guests from April 9-14. Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance of arrival. Valet parking is available for $25 per day. To make a reservation online, visit this link or call 1-800-222-8733 and mention the Group Code COC.
Other hotels that are within walking distance of the Blanton Museum
The Hampton Inn & Suites, 1701 Lavaca St., Austin, TX 78701 | (512)-499-8881
Hotel Ella: 1900 Rio Grande St., Austin, Texas 78705 | 1-800-311-1619
Austin’s Inn at Pearl Street: 809 W Martin L King Jr. Blvd., Austin, Texas 7870 | 1-800-494-2261
Austin Folk House B&B: 506 West 22nd St., Austin, Texas 78705 | (512) 472-6700
Star of Texas Inn: 611 West 22nd St., Austin, Texas 78705 | (512) 477-9639
Rodeway Inn: 2900 North I-35, Austin, Texas 78705 | (512) 477-6395
Hotels that are a 5- to 10-minute drive from the Blanton Museum
There are many hotels in downtown Austin that are just a short drive away from the ISOJ venue.
Here are some:
Hilton Garden Inn: 500 N Interstate 35, Austin, Texas 78701 | 1-877-782-9444
Extended Stay America: 600 Guadalupe St., Austin, Texas 78701 | (512) 457-9994
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol: 701 East 11th St., Austin, TX 78701 | (512) 478-1111
La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol: 300 East 11th St., Austin, Texas 78701 | (512) 476-1166
The Driskill Hotel: 604 Brazos St., Austin, Texas 78701 | (512) 474-5911
Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown – University: 810 Red River St., Austin, Texas 78701 | (512) 481-1000
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown – University: 805 Neches St., Austin, Texas 78701 | 1 (800) HOLIDAY
Days Inn: 3105 N Interstate 35, Austin, Texas 78722 | (512) 478-1631
For your convenience, here are some of the main transportation services available in Austin:
Super Shuttle: (512) 258-3826
Yellow Cab Austin: (512) 452-9999
Lone Star Cab Co.: (512) 836-4900
R&R Limousine and Bus: (512) 947-7433
Uber, Lyft, Fare, Fasten, Ride Austin are also available options.
Parking is available in the following locations near ISOJ venue:
Brazos Garage (BRG): 210 E. MLK Blvd. | (512) 471-6126
Trinity Garage (TRG): 1815 Trinity St. | (512) 475-6776
The Bullock Texas State History Museum Parking Garage: 1800 N. Congress Ave. | (512) 936-4639