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

Blanton Map

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.

Double Tree


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

ATT Conference

Hampton Inn & Suites -University/Capitol: 1701 Lavaca St., Austin, Texas 78701; (512) 499-8881

Hampton Inn University

Hotel Ella: 1900 Rio Grande St., Austin, Texas 78705; (800) 311-1619

Hotel Ella

Austin’s Inn at Pearl Street: 809 W Martin L King Jr. Blvd., Austin, Texas 78705; (800) 494-2261

Austin's Inn at Pearl Street

Austin Folk House: 506 West 22nd St., Austin, Texas 78705; (512) 472-6700

Austin Folk House

Star of Texas Inn: 611 West 22nd St., Austin, Texas 78705; (512) 477-9639

Star of Texas Inn

Rodeway Inn: 2900 North I-35, Austin, Texas 78705; (512) 477-6395

Rodeway Inn


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

Hilton Garden Inn

Extended Stay America: 600 Guadalupe St., Austin, Texas 78701; (512) 457-9994

Extended Stay

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

La Quinta Austin Capitol

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

Holiday Inn Express

Days Inn: 3105 N Interstate 35, Austin, Texas 78722; (512) 478-1631

Days Inn



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.