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SXSW Housing & Travel has protected rooms at negotiated, guaranteed group rates at some of Austin’s best hotels in downtown Austin.

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Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Convention Center 3.0 s

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Convention Center
500 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX  Map Link
Distance from ACC: 0.26 Miles

$262.00 - $517.00 USD
Renovated in Summer 2016, the Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown Convention Center offers free Wi-Fi, microwaves, a pool and flat-panel HDTVs are all blooming in the bouquet of amenities. The 18 floors of this Hilton Garden Inn offer a choice of rooms featuring premium mattresses and bedding, mp3 docks, free Wi-Fi, flat-panel HDTVs with premium channels and pay movies and remote printing to the 24-hour business center.
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Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Convention Center Details:

General Info

Renovated in Summer 2016, the Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown Convention Center offers free Wi-Fi, microwaves, a pool and flat-panel HDTVs are all blooming in the bouquet of amenities. The 18 floors of this Hilton Garden Inn offer a choice of rooms featuring premium mattresses and bedding, mp3 docks, free Wi-Fi, flat-panel HDTVs with premium channels and pay movies and remote printing to the 24-hour business center.

Hotel Room Types

King Bed
King Bed Work in comfort at the desk with ergonomic chair and stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi. Additional amenities include a 42-inch flat-screen HDTV, microwave, mini-refrigerator and a Keurig® coffeemaker.

 
2 Queen Beds

Find all the conveniences you need in this comfortable guest room with two Queen-sized Garden Sleep System beds. Amenities include a 42-inch flat-screen HDTV, microwave, mini-refrigerator, a Keurig® coffeemaker and complimentary Wi-Fi.
 
One Bedroom Suite

Enjoy your stay in this inviting one bedroom suite, complete with a King bed, separate living and bedroom, and convenient amenities. The suite has a work desk, a full-size sofa bed, two 42-inch HDTVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Additional amenities include a microwave, mini-refrigerator and a Keurig® coffeemaker.
 
 

Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • Air Condition
  • Iron and Iron Board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wake-up Service

Other Services

Check-in 3:00pm
Check-out 12:00pm
Valet Parking - $42/night
Concierge  
24-hour Fitness Facilities 
Outdoor Pool - European Wading Pool 
Meeting Space
Coffeemaker 
Microwave - Available in all rooms 
Refrigerator - Available in all rooms 
Iron 
Internet - Complimentary WiFi 
Newspaper 
Cable TV
Business Center
Local Calls - $0.50/call 
Roll-away Beds - Available upon request, based on availability, king rooms only 
Service Animals Only
Daily Housekeeping 
Laundry Services - Guest coin operated laundry, same day valet service Monday-Friday
Sustainability Information

Restaurants

Eighteenth Over Austin
Hours: Breakfast is served 6:00am-10am Mon-Fri, and 7am-11am on Sat & Sun. Dinner hours are 5pm-10pm, daily. 
Features Texas cuisine on the 18th floor and a skyline view of downtown Austin.

  
Pavilion Pantry
This convenience mart offers sundries, an assortment of beverages and ready-to-cook meals bound for in-room microwave or refrigerator.


Room Service
Hours: 5:00pm-10:00pm


Details

Local Area

The Hilton Garden Inn is located within walking distance of:

Austin Convention Center, Texas State Capitol, Paramount Theater, ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Lady Bird Lake, Congress Ave. Bridge, Palmer Events Center, Long Center for the Performing Arts, Brush Square Park, Palm Park and Republic Square Park.


Reservation Agreement

SXSW will charge a $50 processing fee for reservation changes (including cancellations) that shorten the length of stay when changed within 28 days of arrival.
 
Hotel Reservation Policy:
  • Valid credit card required to guarantee reservation. (If the credit card on file will expire prior to the check-in date, guest is responsible for updating payment information.)
  • An early departure fee of $150 will be charged by the hotel if the reservation is reduced in length of stay after check-in.
 
Hotel Cancellation Policy:
  • Guests who no-show or cancel within 7 days of their scheduled arrival will be charged a one night room & tax penalty by the hotel.

Embassy Suites - Downtown 4.0 s

Embassy Suites - Downtown
300 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX  Map Link
Distance from ACC: 0.59 Miles

$254.00 - $274.00 USD
Embassy Suites in downtown Austin offers spacious and beautifully furnished suites and executive rooms. All suites feature private bedrooms and separate living areas with amenities.
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Embassy Suites - Downtown Details:

General Info

Embassy Suites in downtown Austin offers spacious and beautifully furnished suites and executive rooms. All suites feature private bedrooms and separate living areas with amenities.

Hotel Room Types

All rooms feature Tempur-Pedic mattresses and triple sheets.

King Suite - King Bed w/ Sofabed 
All of their suites are fully equipped with 200-thread count bed linens from their Embassy Essentials® Bedding Collection, two 27" televisions- one in each room, mini-refrigerator and microwave, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, well-lit dining/work table, and high-speed Internet access.

2 Queen Suite - 2 Queen Beds w/ Sofabed
All of their suites are fully equipped with 200-thread count bed linens from their Embassy Essentials® Bedding Collection, two 27" televisions- one in each room, mini-refrigerator and microwave, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, well-lit dining/work table, and high-speed Internet access.

2 Bedroom Presidential Suite
This suite is complete with two separate bedrooms, sofa bed, 2 televisions, refrigerator, and microwave. It is located on the 9th floor and includes Complimentary WiFi, keyed floor access, gourmet coffee, evening snacks, a complimentary newspaper, plush Embassy Suites robes, special extended bath amenities, complimentary in-suite soft drinks and bottled water stocked upon arrival.

Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • Air Condition
  • Iron and Iron Board
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wake-up Service

Other Services


Restaurants

@SoCo Bar & Bites 
Hours: Monday to Friday, 11am-10pm, Saturday & Sunday, 11am-11pm
The new "@SoCo" Bar and Bites showcases a spectaluar array of southwesten style cuisine with a full bar of Texas spirits and over 50 local micro brews in our sleek contemporary designed atrium.

Complimentary Cooked-to-Order Breakfast
Hours: Monday to Friday, 6am-9am, Saturday & Sunday, 7am-10:30am
A huge variety of breakfast goodies, from sizzling sausage to fresh fruit and their Embassy Suites Omelet.

Complimentary Evening Reception
Hours: Nightly, 5pm-7pm

Every evening, you can enjoy complimentary beverages and snacks in the hotel's atrium. 

Take Out
Hours: 11am-11pm
If you want to eat in the comfort of your suite, simply call in your order and your food will be packaged at the Bar for pick up.


Local Area

The Embassy Suites - Downtown is located within walking distance of the Austin Convention Center, 6th St., The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Paramount Theater, Mexican-American Cultural Center, ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Lady Bird Lake, Congress Ave. Bridge, Palmer Events Center, Brush Square, Palm, Republic Square Parks, and SoCo shopping district.

Reservation Agreement

SXSW will charge a $50 processing fee for reservation changes (including cancellations) that shorten the length of stay when changed within 28 days of arrival.
 
Hotel Reservation Policy:
  • Valid credit card required to guarantee reservation. (If the credit card on file will expire prior to the check-in date, guest is responsible for updating payment information.)
  • An early departure fee of $150 will be charged by the hotel if the reservation is reduced in length of stay after check-in.
 
Hotel Deposit & Cancellation Policies:
  • The hotel will charge a first night's deposit in late February for room reservations. If the credit card used to guarantee the room is different from the card to be used for the deposit, please provide the new number to SXSW Housing prior to February 8th, otherwise we cannot guarantee the hotel will charge the new card number.
  • Guests who no-show or cancel within 7 days of their scheduled arrival will forfeit their deposit. If a deposit has not been processed, the hotel will charge a first night's room & tax penalty to the guest’s credit card.

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