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     AT&T Hotel and Conference Center

TechLearn 2022 will take place at the:
AT&T Hotel and Conference Center
1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705


Safety Protocols: Masks are optional for the event. Please respect that wearing of masks is a personal choice.

Book Your Hotel Stay Now at One of the Two Hotels Shown Below.
Rooms Available While Supplies Last.
Do NOT contact the hotels directly.
Page down and use the table provided to book via Connections Housing, our Official Housing Bureau.


AT&T Hotel and Conference Center
1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705
$242* Single/Double Occupancy 
Rooms available until August 16, 2022;
while supplies last!

With a stay at AT&T Hotel and Conference Center at the University of Texas, you'll be centrally located in Austin, steps from University of Texas at Austin. Guest rooms feature a refrigerator and an iPod docking station. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Additional conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks.  Recreational opportunities include an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Concierge services, gift shops/newsstands, express check-out area and self-parking. (subject to charges) is available. Restaurants including Gabriel’s Café, One Twenty 5 Café and The Carillon offer ample dining options.  Learn more about restaurants here. AT&T Hotel Amenities-at-a-Glance chart can be found here. 
 

Hilton Garden Inn Austin University Capital District


Hilton Garden Inn Austin University Capitol District
301 W. 17th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Distance from AT&T Hotel and Conference Center: 2 blocks 
(Show management does not provide a shuttle between hotels.)
$219* Single/Double Occupany
Rooms available until August 19, 2022; while supplies last!

The Hilton features captures the colorful vibe of Austin with a welcoming lobby that offers several work and lounge areas extending onto an outdoor patio. Additional features include a ground-level bar and restaurant, a fitness center with a yoga corner, and an expansive rooftop deck. Each guestroom features a 55” SMART TV with premium cable and streaming, mini-refrigerator, microwave, K-cup coffee maker, laptop safe, free WiFi and Hilton Beautyrest Harmony beds. Rooms boast sweeping city views of the University of Texas and the state capitol. The Analog bar and restaurant offers small bites inspired by the food trucks of the city for lunch and dinner, signature cocktails and craft beverages from Texas distributors, and live music.. Guests and patrons of the lobby bar enjoy exclusive access to Apex, the 17th floor rooftop deck which has impressive views of the University of Texas, Austin Hill Country, and the state capitol.


Book Your Hotel Via One of the Methods Below: (Do NOT contact the hotel directly)

Online:

Use this link to book your hotel room online via Connections Housing (our only housing bureau**)

If your selected dates do not allow you to book a room, email TechLearn@ConnectionsHousing.com with the dates of your requested stay.

Phone:  Connections Housing at 1.404.842.0000
Fax: Connections Housing at 1.725.218.1546
Email: TechLearn@ConnectionsHousing.com

Group Housing Form (Groups of 10+) please use this form.  

* Rates shown do not include tax. Additional guest charges may apply for certain amenities. All hotel guests must present a photo ID upon check-in. Guests with Government Per Diem Rooms must present valid government identification at check-in
 
** Connections Housing is the official housing agency for  TechLearn 2022 — the only guaranteed method of booking your room at our special, reduced rates shown. BEWARE of possible Hotel Fraud: There are “unofficial” companies aggressively pursuing attendees to book hotel rooms through their company at supposedly significant discounts. Unfortunately, some past attendees have fallen prey to these companies and have either:  been relocated with little or no warning, lost their significant deposits, not had the guest rooms they thought they had booked, not had the hotel they thought they had booked. Reservations made through an agency other than Connections Housing will be at your own risk.  If you have been contacted, please notify Connections Housing by calling 1.404.842.0000.

University of Texas Home Game Notice

There is a University of Texas home football game Saturday, September 17 starting at 7pm.

Note the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center is near the University of Texas stadium. While the immediate area is not blocked off, expect heavy foot and car traffic to/from the stadium and extensive activity pre- and post-game at the adjacent Conference Center parking garage. Hotel guests should inquire about parking upon check-in and they may self-park or use the hotel valet services at the University Avenue entrance. Go here for parking fees on this and other days.

Rideshare programs such as Lyft and Uber are available prior and post-game. However, the University does require pick ups prior to the game in a designated area. Wait times for rideshare/taxi/valet service will increase post-game as well.

We recommend you make any Saturday, September 17 restaurant reservations well in advance by contacting your Austin area restaurant of choice directly. 

AT&T Hotel and Conference Center restaurants Gabriel’s and The Carillon will be open during the game; however, only The Carillon will accept reservations at 512.404.3655.

Airports/Transportation

All major domestic airlines serve the nearby Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (9 miles away), with non-stop service to destinations throughout the United States and Mexico. Most major car rental firms operate within the airport, as well as taxis, limousines and an airport shuttle service.

Taxis wait at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center's cab stand to provide transportation around town. Additionally, the AT&T guest services staff is very efficient in arranging private ground transport with the most professional livery services in the region.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport – AUS
512-530-3825

Sedans Incorporated
888-302-9002

Yellow Cab
512-452-9999

Super Shuttle
512-258-3826
800-BLUE VAN

Capital Metro Airport Shuttle

Driving Directions to the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center

The AT&T Hotel and Conference Center is located downtown on the northwest corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and University Avenue, at the south entrance to The University of Texas at Austin. The Center is four blocks from the Texas State Capitol and eight miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Directions from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center
Drive west on SH 71 from the airport. In approximately 1 mile, exit north onto US-183. Continue roughly 2 miles to Airport Boulevard and exit. Follow Airport approximately 2.5 miles, then turn left onto East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Stay on MLK past IH-35. You will notice the University of Texas campus on your right and the Texas State Capitol on your left. The Center will be on your right, just past the Blanton Museum of Art and the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.


Parking at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center (subject to availability)

Information and rates are shown as of January 2022 and are subject to change. Current information, rates and full parking details can be found here.

Parking is available in the attached Conference Center Garage. Guests may self-park or use our valet services at the University Avenue entrance. Hotel guests should inquire about parking upon check-in.

*Please note there is road construction around our building. Valet and the front drive will be accessible via northbound University from MLK using the turn-around lane at the front of the hotel.

Parking garage height clearance: 7' 2"

Valet Fees*
Overnight: $35
Day: $21
Oversized vehicles cannot be accommodated

Self-Parking Fees* 

Hourly Parking:*
0-30 minutes, $3
31-60 minutes, $4
1– 2 hours, $6
2– 3 hours, $9
3– 4 hours, $12
4– 5 hours, $15
5– 8 hours, $18
8– 24 hours, $21

Overnight Guests: Hotel guests may obtain a parking card at the front desk upon check in for $21 per night. 

*Rates shown subject to change.

What to See/Austin FAQs

The “Live Music Capital of the World®” has something for everyone to enjoy. Our guests enjoy the richness of Austin’s culture and many entertainment districts while remaining in the heart of Longhorn Country. For visitors and Texas Exes returning home, there’s no place quite like it. For additional details visit our Explore Austin page here.

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