In past years, the Black Studies Conference at The University of Texas at Austin has recommended the following hotels near the university campus. Accommodations are also readily available in the area through room or home rentals.

Click here for a comprehensive list of options the University recommends.

*Please note that the SXSW Conference & Festival occurs in Austin from March 8-17, 2019. We strongly suggest booking accommodations promptly due to the large amount of visitors in the Austin area for the event.


To reserve a hotel room, you may make your reservations directly online by accessing the following links. All reservation requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. For general information regarding the location and amenities of each hotel visit the following links:

Doubletree by Hilton, Austin-University Area
1617 N. Interstate 35 Frontage Road
(512) 479-4000

Doubletree Suites by Hilton
303 W. 15th Street
(512) 478-7000

Doubletree by Hilton Northwest-Arboretum
8901 Business Park Drive
(512) 343-0888