There are two options for accommodations that have reduced rates for MLSS attendees. If neither of these suit your needs, there are ample options around the University of Texas campus area, some of which are listed at the bottom of this page.

For your reference, the MLSS will be held at:

University of Texas at Austin
Gates-Dell Complex
2317 Speedway
Austin, Texas 78712 

Information regarding transportation options to/from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport can be found on the "Austin Information" page. 

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin - University Area

1617 IH-35 North
Austin, Texas 78702
512-479-4000

Room Rates:
Single rate - $139
Double rate - $139
When booking please either use link provided or call the hotel directly and reference MLSS Austin. 
You must book your room on or before December 27, 2014 in order to secure the above rate.

Click here for specialized link for DoubleTree reservations.

Drifter Jacks Hostel

2602 Guadalupe St. 
Austin, Texas 78705
512-243-8410

Complete room rates can be found on the Drifter Jacks reservation page. Dorm style rooms (which sleep 4-6 individuals) range from $30 - $35 a night, while a private queen room runs $75-85 per night. 

Please make all reservations for Drifter Jacks through the reservation link above and note on your reservation that you are attending MLSS Austin. You will click on book now and enter your credit card details upon making a reservation; however, you will not be charged for your room until you arrive. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance, cancellations made after the 48-hour cutoff will be charged 10%.

Other hotels in the University area include:

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Hotel
1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX, 78705 

Hotel Ella
1900 Rio Grande St., Austin, TX, 78705 

Hampton Inn & Suites, Austin - University/Capitol
1701 Lavaca St., Austin, TX, 78701 

A few hotels in the Downtown Austin area (you would need to take a CapMetro bus to campus):

Radisson Hotels & Suites - Austin Downtown
111 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX, 78701 

Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
700 San Jacinto, Austin, TX, 78701 

Extended Stay America - Hotel Austin - Downtown
600 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX, 78701 

There are many other hotels downtown, in various price ranges.