From Gray Areas to Green Areas

Hotel

La Quinta Inn Austin Capital Website

  La Quinta Inn - Austin Capitol (MAP-Overview)
300 E. 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: +1-512-476-1166
Fax: +1-512-476-6044

 
Attendees to the Symposium can call the hotel direct at (512) 476-1166 and request the group GRAY AREAS TO GREEN AREAS-KILGARLIN CENTER. The rate will be $85 plus taxes with a cut-off date of September 30th, 2007. After this date, rooms will be based on availability.
 
Guests will enjoy a complimentary breakfast which includes "Make your Own Belgium Waffles" and Kolaches (Pigs-N-A-Blanket). Also featured on the buffet are hard boiled eggs, fresh fruit, assorted breads and pastries, yogurt, cereal, milk, juice and coffee. USA Todays are available along with Free High Speed Internet. Some of the hotel is wireless. There is a valet parking charge of $12.99 and all guests must valet if they have a vehicle.


  Doubletree Club Austin-University Area (MAP-Overview)
1617 IH-35 North, Austin, Texas, 78702
Phone: +1-512-479-4000
Fax: +1-512-479-6400
 
Attendees to the Symposium can make reservations by calling the hotel directly (512) 479-4000 and asking for the Reservations Department. Attendees need to identify themselves with the group code: C-SCH. The group discount is $119 (1-2 ppl) $10 e/additional person, per night/per room.
 
Attendees to the Symposium can also book reservations online through the hotel website: http://www.austinuniversityclub.doubletree.com. Attendees will need to enter the Group/Convention Code: SCH to access the group discount $119 (1-2 ppl) $10 e/additional person, per night/per room. Reservations need to be booked before the cutoff date of October 18, 2007 to get the group discount.
 
The Doubletree Hotel Austin - University Area is centrally located off I-35 at 15th Street, adjacent to the University of Texas campus. The hotel is less than fifteen minutes from Austin Bergstrom International Airport and within minutes of all major Austin attractions and landmarks. For your convenience, there is complimentary high-speed internet access in all guest rooms and public space. The hotel also has a pool, game room and fitness center. The Business Center is well equipped with individual computer stations and everything you need to conduct business on the road.


  Doubletree Guest Suites Austin Hotel (MAP-Overview)
303 W. 15th Street Austin, Texas - 78701-1692
Phone: +1-512-478-7000
 
The special room rate will be available until October 15th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. If you are trying to make a reservation outside of the contracted dates, you must contact the hotel directly at 512-505-4067 to request additional dates at your special group rate. ($169 - $269)
 
To book a suite at the Doubletree Guest Suites Austin please go to the following website where you will find complete instructions on how to reserve online at the symposium rate plus information about the hotel and the suites available: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/AUSFLDT-SO2-20071031/index.jhtml.


  As an alternative, participants may wish to book accommodations with local members of the Green Hotels Association. Contact information for these hotels is provided below.

+ Habitat Suites Hotel
   500 Highland Mall Boulevard, Austin, TX 78752
   (800) 535-4663 or (512) 467-6000,
   Fax (512) 467-6000
   E-mail: info@habitatsuites.com
   URL: http://www.habitatsuites.com

    - Located north of campus, approximately five minutes away by car or ten minutes by bicycle. 1 BR and 2 BR suites are available. State and tax-exempt rates will be extended for conference participants; be sure to mention the symposium when booking rooms.
 
+ Park Lane Guest House B and B
   221 Park Lane, Austin, TX 78704
   (800) 492-8827 or (512) 447-7460,
   Fax (512) 444-5084
   E-mail: devkirn@earthlink.net
   URL: http://parklaneguesthouse.com

    - Located south of Lake Travis in Austin's trendy South Congress area. Close to several bus routes and area restaurants, bars, and galleries.

Transportation

  Transportation to Austin, Texas
 
+ Austin Bergstrom International Airport
   3600 Presidential Blvd. Austin, Texas 78719
    - Airlines: American Airlines, America West, Continental, Delta,
      Northwest, Southwest Airlines
    - Capital Metro Airport Shuttle Route
+ Amtrak-Texas Eagle
   Austin Station: 250 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78703
+ Greyhound Bus Lines
   Austin Ticket Center: 916 E. Koenig Lane, Austin, TX 78751

  Ground Transportation
 
+ Capital Metro Airport Shuttle Route:
   Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Lower Level at Exit 3 Baggage Claim)
   Specific Route Information: (512) 474-1200 or (800) 474-1201
+ Capital Metro Bus Service:
   Service area maps, schedule, and route numbers
   (512) 474-1200 or (800) 474-1201 (Use from any local phone booth)
   E-Mail: customer.service@capmetro.org
+ Yellow Cab: (512) 452-9999 + Austin Cab: (512) 478-2222