January 16, 2018
Hotel & Parking Accommodations for ISOJ 2018
The 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will take place on April 13-14 2018 at the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus.
We have reserved a limited number of discounted group rates for ISOJ attendees at the DoubleTree Suites Hotel and the Hampton Inn.
The DoubleTree Suites Hotel (303 W 15th St.) is within walking distance of the Blanton Museum. A room rate of $219 is available for ISOJ guests from April 11-15. Rooms must be booked by March 30, and cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance of arrival. Valet parking is available for $35. To make a reservation online, visit this web page, or call 1-800-222-8733 and mention the Group Code COC.
The Hampton Inn & Suites (1701 Lavaca St.) is also within walking distance of the Blanton Museum. A room rate of $209 is available for ISOJ guests from April 11-15, and rooms must be booked by March 30. To make a reservation online, visit this web page or call (512)-499-8881.
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
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 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 5 to 10 minutes away from the Blanton Museum by cab
There are many hotels downtown that are just 5 minutes 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
Transportation: 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
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