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Austin Convention Center

500 East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701-4121
+1 512-404-4000
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500 East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701-4121
+1 512-404-4000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take your roller skates if you are going from one end to the other or better yet park near the side you are going to. the ac is good which is something appreciated in the Austin summer.

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the older and smaller US convention centers. Awkward for those needing assistance. Clean and comfortable enough. Food greatly overpriced at only venue. Information Desk lady was very helpful in getting around and warning about hours & closures. Several major hotels within close proximity....More

Thank MelMel703
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have gone to several things over many years at the formerly "new" Austin Convention Center. It has kept its newness all these years. Many shows can go on at once, and break-out rooms for smaller things like panel discussions abound. This place is probably...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Austin Conv. Center has five huge meeting halls, 54 meeting rooms, ballrooms, and more than 246,000 sq. ft. It has 2 parking garages, and some on-street parking (if you're lucky); look at the directions info. on its web site before you go, to prepare...More

Thank LK R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went here for RTX 2017. Had a great time, staff/security were all nice and let the people attending have their fun. Place was clean and overall have a great time.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very large centre. Plenty of facilities. Local coffee shop, restaurants nearby. Free WiFi and Aircon.

Thank bmpecc
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Close to everything. Could use a little sprucing up. The metro is right there and easily commutable from nearby hotels. Hotels flank the center, great restaurants are all within walking distance .

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Very nice big area, lots of security, with food vendors, very accessible to down town area walking right to other theatres and restaurants.

Thank ct67ss
Reviewed 5 July 2017

There were two conferences taking place at the same time. The building handled the 4-5,000 people easily. The facilities are nice and clean, the sound systems and AV worked well.

Thank SWCed
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Nice convention center with good AC and Internet. Some restrooms are small; all seem to be lacking paper towels. Most signs tell you where ballrooms are, but omit the smaller rooms. Major hotels nearby, lots of eateries, and both Congress Street & Sixth Street are...More

Thank walkerbob
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Response from Nakstrani | Reviewed this property |
I do not know.
Bryant S
19 October 2015|
Response from Bryant S |
EDIT: We ARE* staying a few miles away.
9 April 2015|
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Response from dl621 | Reviewed this property |
Two suggestions - lunches - you can walk to several places along Congress from 2nd to 6th or along 6th near San Jacinto for food from burgers to pizza to enchiladas. Dinner - these same areas but add Colorado from 5th down... More