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

Airbnb

Transportation

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