Hotel & Transportation

2014 Annual Conference in Austin

Hotel Accommodations

IMPORTANT: Due to the popularity of the SAH conference and another city-wide event, the SAH headquarters hotel room block and overflow hotel room block are now sold out. We do not want you to miss being a part of the Austin conference, so we are adding these links of other hotels, bed and breakfasts and rooms for your convenience. SAH does not guarantee the rates, quality or accuracy of information. Austin is proving to be a very popular place. We look forward to seeing you in Austin! 

Conference Headquarters Hotel

Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs
Austin, TX 78704

The SAH room rate has expired. Please contact the hotel directly for room rates and availability.

Hyatt Regency Austin Parking Information

When you pull in the hotel (note that there is construction happening on either side of the driveway when you pull in),  there will be 2 options for parking: the garage on the right, or straight ahead for valet. Both options are clearly marked. All attendees will take a ticket to enter the parking garage. Overnight guests will be provided a room key that will grant in and out privileges. Overnight guests should keep this key through final departure from hotel. Valet parking does not have in and out privileges.

Current Parking Rates
Overnight Valet - $24
Overnight Self - $19

Hourly Breakdown
0-4 hours - $6
4-7 hours - $13
7 + hours - $19

Overflow Hotels

The Orangewood Inn JUST ADDED!
9121 N Interstate Highway 35
Austin, TX 78753
8.5 miles from the Hyatt Regency Austin (near UT Austin campus)
15-20 minutes by car (depending on traffic)

SAH Rate: $65 (only double bed rooms available)
Call the hotel directly at 512-836-0079 and ask for the SAH rate or email the hotel at

Embassy Suites SOLD OUT!
300 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704

SAH rate: $209 per night (King Room) 
Rate valid through March 19, 2014.
To reserve, call 1-800-362-2779 and ask for the Society of Architectural Historians rate.

Hotel Options

Due to city-wide events, we encourage you to reserve your hotel room as soon as possible. As a result, SAH is waiving the $100 additional registration fee for not staying at the headquarters hotel (noted on page 82 of the conference program.) 

Austin Hotels
Bed & Breakfast
Austin vacation rentals from Airbnb
Verde Camp

Room Shares and Taxi/Shuttle Shares

Are you looking to share a room in Austin? Or a taxi/shuttle ride from the airport? Coordinate with other members on the SAH Communities website. SAH will not be matching roommates or coordinating taxi shares—please contact one another in the following SAH Communities discussion threads:

Room Shares in Austin
Taxi/Shuttle Ride Shares in Austin


In Austin most offsite venues will be within walking distance of the hotel. Ground transportation will be provided for tours as noted in the program.  

The Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, one of our conference partners, offers a transportation info sheet, which you can read here.


Approximate one way taxi fare between Austin Bergstrom Airport and the Hyatt is $27.

Taxi transport to the Amtrak station is approximately $5 (1.5 miles).

Want to estimate your cab fare? Input where you want to go and when, and the TaxiMe app gives you a cost estimate, based on traffic, time of day, available taxi companies and other factors.

Local Transit

Plan your trip and view fares on the Metro website.

Airport Super Shuttle

Austin does not have a public rail system for airport transport, and the hotel does not have a hotel shuttle. Super Shuttle is the most economical option for solo passengers. There is a 5% discount on online fares when booking through this link.

Transfer from the airport to the hotel is $14 per person. Reservations are not required for transport from the airport to the hotel, but advance pickup arrangements must be secured to travel from the hotel to the airport. Please call 512-258-3826 or contact the concierge to arrange a pickup.

Car Rental

Numerous rental companies offer complimentary delivery of rental vehicles to the hotel. Please contact the concierge for more information.

Advantage Rent a Car is offering a 10% discount for Annual Conference attendees. Use this link to receive your discount. (Discount code: DCJKK8QKKC) 

International Travelers

Many leading U.S. airports have installed special Global Entry lanes to expedite customs and border clearance. View the list of US airports that participate in the Global Entry program.

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