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Travel & Dining FAQs

Attention: There is a University of Texas home football game on SATURDAY, SEPT 14. If you are arriving that day, scroll down to "University of Texas Home Game Notice."


Airport Transportation/Taxis

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.

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 2024 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. Parking is available on a firsts-come, first-served basis.  *Please note there is road construction around the 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".  Oversized vehicles cannot be accomodated.

Valet Fees*

  • Overnight: $38
  • Day: $21

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.

Restaurants - Dining

The AT&T Hotel and Convention Center has two restaurants and cafes with grab-and-go options. Learn more about restaurants and reservations.
  • The Carillon: Come experience creations from an exemplary culinary team. Fresh ingredients, sophisticated flavor profiles, and attentive service summarize our flagship restaurant. Located on the hotel side lower lobby (Level LL), inside the University Avenue entrance. Learn more.
  • Gabriel's Café: Enjoy popular food in a more relaxed environment. Gabriel’s Café serves lunch, dinner, and happy hour, and is a perfect spot to watch a game or socialize after a productive day. Located on the hotel side lower lobby (Level LL), inside the University Avenue entrance. Patio dining is available.Learn more.
  • One Twenty 5 Café:  One Twenty 5 Café offers made-to-order coffee drinks and grab-and-go staples that will keep you fueled and caffeinated while you’re on the go. Items in the refrigerators are available for purchase at the Front Desk when the café is closed. Located on the hotel side lobby level (Level L), across from The Spirit Gift Shop. Daily 6 am to 1 pm.
  • Moontower Café: This spacious, counter-service eatery provides a casual environment to grab a quick bite. Enjoy items made-to-order at the grill or create your own salad. Coffee, drinks, and pastries are also available. Located in Rowling Hall, across Whitis Avenue from the conference center. Open Monday - Thursday, 7 am - 3 pm and Friday, 7 am - 11 am.
The AT&T Hotel concierge has provided these references for 2024 attendees:

University of Texas Home Game Notice - SATURDAY, SEPT 14

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. Parking is available on a firsts-come, first-served basis. 
  • 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 14 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.

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