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Lodging & Meals

20th-ish annual
Texas Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta Conference
January 27, 28 and 29, 2011


Many options for lodging are available in Austin. We recommend you try making reservations at the following two hotels as they are closest to the Wildflower Center.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
Austin-Sunset Valley
4892 Highway 290 West
Austin, Texas 78735

Rates: $129 - $139

Be sure to ask about the state or government rate when you register

La Quinta Inn and Suites Southwest Mopac, Austin
4424 Southwest Mopac Expressway
Austin, Texas 78735

Rates: $99-$129 Be sure to ask about the state or government rate when you register

For more accommodation options in and around Austin, go to the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau Chamber of Commerce website: http://www.austintexas.org/ or call 512.474.5171.


During the Thursday evening mixer hors d' oeuvres and drinks will be offered. Morning munchies and a boxed lunch will be provided for participants Friday. Friday dinner will be dutch at Santa Rita Cantina – Escarpment Village on 5900 W Slaughter Lane – www.santaritacantina.com - 512.288.5100.

There are a number of fine restaurants located in Austin. For a complete listing check out the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau website at http://www.austintexas.org/ or The Austin Restaurant Guide at http://www.austinlinks.com/austin_food/austin_places_to_eat.html.

These are a few of our favorites.

Salt Lick Barbecue Restaurant
18001 FM 1826
Driftwood, Texas 78619
Phone: 512.858.4959

Hula Hut
3825 Lake Austin Blvd
Phone: 512.476.4852

Clay Pit
1601 Guadalupe Street
Phone: 512.322.5131

South Congress Avenue District
Many local and delicious restaurants within walking distance along South Congress Ave. from the 1200 block to the 1900 block before the South Congress bridge heading to the Capital. Ample parking across the street from Gueros Taco Bar 1412 South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas‎ 512.707.8232‎

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