Austin: Live Music Capital of the World®
HostingCon 2013 will take place in Austin, Texas, known as the Live Music Capital of the World®, at the Austin Convention Center. Austin also has a vibrant food and nightlife scene, eclectic shops, world-class museums and the liveliest festivals you’ll find. Austin’s Sixth Street – just two blocks from the convention center – is widely known for its unique blend of dance clubs, live music venues, restaurants and bars. Austin is home to the long-running PBS TV concert series Austin City Limits. Lady Bird Lake in the downtown area is considered one of the best recreational spots in the city and you can view the sunset exodus of bats from under the Congress Avenue Bridge most evenings.
Travel to Austin
The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (known as ABIA – airport code AUS) is only 7 ½ miles (15 minutes) from the Austin Convention Center and the Hilton Austin, our show hotel.
Other area airports:
- 67 miles – San Antonio (SAT)
- 165 miles – Houston (HOU & IAH)
- 200 miles – Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW & DAL)
We recommend that you use Fly.com to find cheap flights to Austin.
Show Hotel – Hilton Austin
The Hilton Austin is located adjacent to the Austin Convention Center and within walking distance to the famous Sixth Street Entertainment District, Warehouse District and Second Street District. The hotel is the largest in the city, offering 800 rooms, including 81 concierge-level rooms and 25 suites. It several restaurants, bars and coffee shops, a Health Club and Spa, and an outdoor pool. The Hilton offers spectacular views over the city and Lady Bird Lake.
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
HostingCon Rate: $209/night – single or double occupancy
- HostingCon guests will receive complimentary internet access in their rooms
- Group rates are being offered 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting dates, based on availability
- Closest hotel to the conference – just steps away from our meeting space and the Exhibit Hall
No code is needed using the above reservation link. Simply select Attendee from the Guest Type drop down.
You can also call the hotel directly at 1-512-482-8000 and use the code HCI to receive the HostingCon discounted rate
Heading to Austin for HostingCon 2013?
CloudFlare wants you to ride in style. They’re offering complimentary limousine service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to the Hilton Austin hotel on Sunday, June 16th. Reserve your spot today!
Getting Around Austin
Whether you are flying or driving, transportation options are limitless.Visit the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau for more information on rental cars, limousines, taxis and public transportation.