Austin Film Festival offers all badge holders discounted rates at our hotel partners. Hotel space is limited and allotted on a first come, first serve basis. Contact us for availability at 512-478-4795 or the toll free number 1-800-310-FEST (3378).
You MUST purchase a badge before booking your hotel room with us. We will not accept reservations without verifying your purchase first. We are currently updating our travel & lodging information. You can contact our office for further assistance during this process. We are happy to assist in any way that we can. We will return messages in the order they are received, thank you for your patience!
The Driskill Hotel – Conference Headquarters
Built in 1886 as the showplace of cattle baron Jesse Driskill, The Driskill Hotel remains a legendary landmark in Texas hospitality. As a member of The Historic Hotels of America, The Driskill offers an elite level of luxury accommodations and services, as one the world’s finest hotels. Located in downtown Austin, the iconic and historic hotel is convenient to the best of Austin – including the Texas State Capitol, the Austin Convention Center, Lady Bird Lake, The Long Center for the Arts, Austin City Limits at the Moody Theater, opera, symphony, casual and fine dining, shopping, and Austin’s world famous 6th Street music scene.
Rate per night: $330 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin – Conference Headquarters
The choice for luxury in downtown Austin, the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin provides lodging just four blocks from the Austin State Capitol and puts you within walking distance of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the University of Texas and the Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail.
Rate per night: $297 701 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Marriott Austin Downtown
The Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center offers full-service amenities at the Courtyard and Residence Inn value. Adjacent to the Austin Convention Center and within walking distance of the 6th Street music scene and one-of-a-kind places to eat and shop, this is a premier choice among Austin Convention Center hotels. At the doorstep of the Marriott Austin Downtown are the State Capitol, the University of Texas, the flagship store of Whole Foods Market, and the trendy Warehouse District.
- Courtyard Marriott
Rate per night: $259 – $269 (Double) 300 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
- Residence Inn Marriott
Rate per night: $279 300 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Hilton Austin Downtown
Located in Austin’s entertainment district, the Hilton Downtown has spacious guest rooms and is minutes away from our Conference Headquarters. Enjoy complimentary beverages all day in the Executive lounge with a suite upgrade. All guests can enjoy the complimentary WiFi in the lobby or over coffee at the stylish coffee shop Java Jive on Fifth.
Rate per night: $239 – $289 (Executive Suite) 500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin Downtown
Looking for an Austin Hotel with a short walk to our Conference Headquarters? Our brand new Hampton Inn & Suites is the perfect fit for corporate travelers and vacationers looking for great service, all the comforts of home, and a prime location in downtown Austin. Hotel guests staying with us enjoy being minutes from downtown Austin and many important cultural, historic and entertainment venues.
Rate per night: $229 – $279 (Suite) 200 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown
Featuring world-class hospitality and outstanding amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi, a heated infinity-edge pool, on-site parking and an exceptional restaurant, the Radisson Suites Downtown Austin is the perfect choice for your upcoming stay. Our hotel’s central location is within walking distance of the 2nd Street District, the Central Business District, the Austin Convention Center, the Congress Street Bridge as well as several popular entertainment options, shopping destinations and venues for the arts.
Rate per night: $192 – $252 (Suite) 111 Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701
Holiday Inn Town Lake
Change is INN at the new Holiday Inn Town Lake hotel! Check in to one of our 321 beautifully appointed rooms (most with Austin scenic views of downtown’s Hike and Bike trail and Lady Bird Lake) and experience Austin at our landmark central location, on Interstate Highway 35 and Lady Bird Lake. The Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake hotel is also conveniently located less than a half mile to Austin’s downtown major attractions. We are well known by business and leisure travelers alike, offering a downtown experience without large downtown Austin hotel costs.
Rate per night: $155 20 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701
Located at the crossroads of I-35 and Highway 290, the Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel puts you in the center of it all! By staying with us, you will experience award-winning service and upscale features while enjoying easy access to the best local attractions. Our amenities were designed with you in mind. Start the day with our extensive breakfast buffet, served in Crossroads Grille, or enjoy your favorite beverage in the Crossroads Lounge. You can also keep active in our 24-hour fitness center or swim a few laps in our year-round pool and spa.
Rate per night: $135 6121 North IH-35, Austin, TX 78752
Sheraton Austin at the Capitol
Sheraton Austin Hotel is situated off of Red River Street within easy walking distance of the State Capitol, Erwin Center, 6th Street, and the University of Texas campus, offering music, cultural, and entertainment experiences. The hotel provides a complimentary 24-hour fitness center, a connected indoor/outdoor pool, a spa tub, room service and outdoor terrace lounge areas. Guestrooms are all non-smoking and offer Sheraton Sweet Sleeper beds, complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access in all public areas and in the sleeping rooms for rooms booked through Austin Film Festival, 42-inch LCD TVs, and desks with ergonomic chairs. On property dining includes the morning Coffee Bar serving Starbucks specialties, lunch and dinner at the Landmark Grille and Lobby Bar, and in room dining available until 12am. Guests interested in eating off the property have many choices within a 5 block walking range. On site valet and self-parking are available for $32/22.
Rate per night: $209 701 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
LaQuinta Inn Austin Capitol
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown with easy access to popular area attractions and only a 7 minute walk from our Conference Headquarters, the LaQuinta Inn is sure to make your stay comfortable. Take a dip in the year round outdoor swimming pool or enjoy the complimentary breakfast. Each room features a coffeemaker, flat-panel TV, and free Wi-Fi.
Rate per night: $199 300 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
Hotel Cancellation Policy
FOR THE DRISKILL AND INTERCONTINENTAL STEPHEN F. AUSTIN: Cancellations must be made through Austin Film Festival (“AFF”) in writing no later than 11:59pm CST on September 23rd, 2016. As of September 24th, 2016, any full cancellation at the above properties will be charged for one room night’s stay on the credit card you provided. This is due to the hotel’s attrition policy with AFF. ANY OTHER HOTEL: At 96 hours before your scheduled check in or afterwards, your cancellation is also subject to the hotel’s cancellation fees (cancellation fees vary by hotel). Any cancellations must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Room Cancellation” in the subject line. To ensure that we have received it, please call Austin Film Festival at 512-478-4795 to confirm receipt of your e-mail. AFF will then send a cancellation confirmation number to the email provided. You must have a cancellation number confirming your cancellation request. Prior to check in, reservations made through Austin Film Festival cannot be cancelled through the hotel. AFF is not responsible for charges due to late cancellations or attempts to make changes through the hotel.
AFF has partnered with the ride-share service, Fasten! New users can enter code AFF2016 to redeem up to $15 off their first trip, and as an added bonus, Fasten will donate a portion of the proceeds back to AFF. Download their app here.
If you are looking for discounted transportation from the airport, visit SuperShuttle using this link and enter Discount Code: E2347 and you’ll receive a discount for your airport Transfer!