Ready, Set, Book Your Hotel With SXSW Housing


Good news — great downtown accommodations are still available for all SXSW dates if you register and book your hotel now!

SXSW Housing & Travel has contracted rooms at some of Austin’s finest hotels to provide the broadest selection of rooms at the best available rates for SXSW 2018 from March 9-18 in Austin, Texas. Experience all that SXSWeek has to offer and keep in mind that hotel rates are significantly lower for check-in after Tuesday, March 13 when several SXSW Conference tracks and the SXSW Music Festival are in full swing. Options that are even more budget-friendly can be booked at dozens of central hotels at the lowest SXSW rates.

Navigating all the hotel options can be an overwhelming process, especially for first-time attendees, but we have practical tips, guidelines, and news to help you through the process. Use these helpful resources so you’re ready to book your hotel online immediately upon registering.

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Emily Lively

Emily Rae Lively is a 2013 graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelors Degree in Applied Arts and Sciences with a focus in Music Business and Event Production. Emily was raised along the shores of Lake Michigan in the small town of Burdickville where she studied classical voice and songwriting, spending several summers at Interlochen Center for the Arts and Berklee College of Music. After she graduated High School in 2003 she attended Columbia College Chicago where she studied Music Business. She then took several years to tour as a singer/songwriter before finishing her degree. Emily started working with SXSW in September 2013 and now works with SXSW Housing & Travel with Digital Content and Artist hotel accommodations.

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