Hotel Information 2016

The International Symposium on Online Journalism (April 15 – 16, 2016) will be hosted at:

The Blanton Museum of Art

Edgar A. Smith

200 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Austin, Texas 78701


For more details and driving instructions please click here.

Parking is available close to the venue at the locations listed below:

Brazos Garage (BRG)

210 E. MLK Blvd.

(512) 471-6126

Trinity Garage (TRG)

1815 Trinity Street

(512) 475-6776

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum Parking Garage

1800 N. Congress Ave.

(512) 936-4639



Lodging is available close to the venue 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 $209.00 is available for ISOJ guests.

ISOJ – UT Journalism has a group discounted rate at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton – Austin.

Reservations can be made by calling 800-222-8733 and mentioning the Group Code ISJ. You can also visit to book your suite. After selecting your dates, enter the Group Code ISJ under the ‘Add Special Rate Codes’ link. The ISOJ rate is $209.00 and is available until midnight on March 24, 2016. Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance of arrival date. Overnight self parking is available at $24.00 per night. Valet is $29.00.



Hotels within Walking Distance of the Blanton Museum


AT&T Inn and Conference Center

1900 University Avenue

Austin, TX 78705

(512) 404-1900


Hampton Inn & Suites – University/Capitol

1701 Lavaca St.

Austin, Texas 78701

(512) 499 – 8881


Austin’s Inn at Pearl Street

809 W Martin L King Jr. Blvd.

Austin, TX 78705

(800) 494-2261


Austin Folk House

506 West 22nd Street

Austin, TX 78705

(512) 472-6700


Star of Texas Inn

611 West 22nd Street

Austin, TX 78705

(512) 477-9639


Rodeway Inn

2900 North I-35

Austin, TX 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, TX 78701



Extended Stay America

600 Guadalupe Street

Austin, TX 78701

(512) 457-9994


Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

701 East 11th Street

Austin, TX 78701

(512) 478-1111


La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

300 East 11th Street

Austin, TX 78701

(512) 476-1166


The Driskill Hotel

604 Brazos Street

Austin, TX 78701

(512) 474-5911

Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown

Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown – University

810 Red River St.

Austin, TX 78701

(512) 481-1000

Holiday Inn Express Austin Downtown

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown – University

805 Neches St.

Austin, TX 78701

1 (800) HOL – IDAY


Days Inn

3105 N Interstate 35

Austin, TX 78722

(512) 478-1631


For your convenience, here are some of the main transportation services available in Austin: