February 6, 2017
Coming to ISOJ 2017? Find accommodations
The 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will take place on April 21-22, 2017 at the Blanton Museum of Art:
Edgar A. Smith: 200 Martin Luther King Jr., Austin, Texas 78701
Parking is available in the following locations:
Brazos Garage (BRG): 210 E. MLK Blvd.; (512) 471-6126
Trinity Garage (TRG): 1815 Trinity St.; (512) 475-6776
The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum Parking Garage: 1800 N. Congress Ave.; 512-936-4639
Hotel accommodations are available at the locations listed below:
Hotels with group rates for ISOJ attendees
The DoubleTree Hotel (303 W 15th St.) is within walking distance of the Blanton Museum.
A room rate of $214 is available for ISOJ guests.
ISOJ-UT has a discounted rate at The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton-Austin. The availability of the room block runs from April 19-April 24, 2017. Please book by March 30, 2017 in order to reserve your room. Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance of arrival date. Valet parking is available for $35.00.
To make reservations, either call 512-478-7000 and mention the Group Code: UTI
You can also make reservations through the ISOJ-UT DoubleTree website.
Other hotels that are within walking distance of the Blanton Museum:
AT&T Inn and Conference Center: 1900 University Ave., Austin, Texas 78705; (512) 404-1900
Hampton Inn & Suites -University/Capitol: 1701 Lavaca St., Austin, Texas 78701; (512) 499-8881
Hotel Ella: 1900 Rio Grande St., Austin, Texas 78705; (800) 311-1619
Austin’s Inn at Pearl Street: 809 W Martin L King Jr. Blvd., Austin, Texas 78705; (800) 494-2261
Austin Folk House: 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 5-10 minutes away from the Blanton Museum by cab
(Feel free to chose any downtown Austin hotel not on this list. They’re all about 5-10 minutes by cab to the Blanton.)
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) HOL-IDAY
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) 434-7700
Lone Star Cab Co. (512) 836-4900
R&R Limousine and Bus (512) 947-7433
Please note: Lyft and Uber are no longer servicing the Austin area. We recommend the following mobile apps that provide the same services: Fare, Fasten, RideAustin.