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Conference Hotel

Austin Hilton Hotel

Amid Austin's high tech area of silicon hills, on the banks of the Colorado River, the Hilton Austin will host the UPA 2007 International Conference - Patterns, Blueprints for Usability.

UPA discounted rooms at the Hilton Austin are no longer available. UPA is currently holding a limited number of rooms at the following hotels:

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - Central Austin
959 Reinli, Austin, TX
Rate: $129 per night

Courtyard by Marriott - Central Austin
5660 N IH 35, Austin, TX
Rate: $139 per night

For reservations at either hotel, call 1.888.758.0889 and ask for the Usability Professionals' Association rate. Availability is first come first serve.

UPA is investigating providing transportation between the conference hotel and the overflow hotels. More information about transportation will be made available as it develops. If you have any questions, contact Emma Leighton directly at (630) 980-4997 or via email at: meetings@upassoc.org

Air and Ground Transportation

Transportation to and from the Airport

Type Typical Minimum Charge
Bus Service USD .50
Limousine USD 30.00
Super Shuttle USD 13.00
Rental Car Fees vary
Taxi USD 25.00

International Travel

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