Lodging and Transportation to Austin


The group blocks at hotels for the 2019 Large Facilities Workshop have expired. However, you may still wish to reserve a room at one of these hotels to take advantage of the group transportation that is being provided between the hotels and TACC. See information for each hotel below. (NSF staff should contact for assistance.)

Bus & Tour Schedules

Candlewood Suites Austin Arboretum-Northwest
Reservations at Candlewood Suites includes: free parking; high speed/wi-fi internet; and access to onsite amenities. All rooms come equipped with full kitchens.

9701 Stonelake Blvd. 
Austin, Texas 78759 
*Accessible self-parking is available

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Staybridge Suites
Reservations at Staybridge Suites includes: a full hotel breakfast buffet each morning; free parking; high speed/wi-fi internet; Monday-Wednesday social receptions; and access to onsite amenities. All rooms come equipped with full kitchens.

10201 Stonelake Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78759
*Accessible self-parking is available

Click here to book.

Hyatt House
Reservations at the Hyatt House include: a free breakfast each morning; parking; high speed/wi-fi internet; full kitchen; free shuttle; and access to onsite amenities.

10001 N. Capitol of Texas Highway
Austin, Texas 78759

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All confirmed reservations for these properties are subject to 24-hour or 72-hour cancellation policies. Please refer to your reservation information from the hotel you booked with for specific details.

If you have difficulties with your reservation, please contact us via email at:


Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is located about 16 miles from the Domain, a neighborhood in Northwest Austin, just north of TACC. Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites, where hotel group blocks have been reserved for 2019 Large Facilities Workshop attendees, are located in the Domain. 

Travel to/from the Airport
There are several transportation options from the airport to the Domain in Northwest Austin. These are:

  • Taxi: Minimum fare for taxi customers is $12.30, this includes a $1.00 airport surcharge. All taxis have a four-passenger maximum, excluding children 12-years and under. All taxis accept major credit cards.
    Yellow Cab: 512-452-9999 (
    Austin Cab: 512-478-2222 (
    Lone Star Cab: 512-836-4900 (
  • Bus: The fare for bus customers is $2.50 one way. The ride lasts about 1 hour, 15 minutes.
  • Ride Apps: Lyft, Uber, RideAustin and Wingz all operate within Austin.

Travel to/from TACC
The workshop fee includes transportation to and from the hotels each day. There is also limited parking available at TACC. Please visit the venue page for additional details on driving to TACC.

Child Care in Austin


Local Childcare Facilities
For attendee convenience, a list of local childcare businesses is provided below. Please be aware that this list does not imply a recommendation or endorsement by NSF or its contractors. We strongly urge any parent or guardian to screen any facility (to include license verification) before placing their child(ren) in its care. Information on childcare licensing and other related State of Texas resources is available here.

AstroKids – Gymnastics, Yoga, Dance, Cheer, Pre-K
13450 Research Blvd., #106
Hours: 8 am – 5:30 pm
Distance from TACC: 13 mins

Ashley’s Playhouse
13343 Research Blvd.
Hours: 7 am – 10 pm
Rate: $10.50/hr (40% off for siblings), plus a one-time registration fee of $40 per family
Distance from TACC: 12 mins

Club Z
12636 Research Blvd.
Hours: 7 am – 6:30 pm
Rate: $30 (plus $5-12 more for field trips on Mondays)
Distance from TACC: 11 mins

Stepping Stone – Parmer
7700 W. Parmer Ln.
Hours: 6:30 am – 6 pm
Rate: $40/day
Distance from TACC: 20 mins

Children’s Network
512-834-9526 12223 Cassady Dr.
Hours: 6:30 am – 6:30 pm
Rate: $55/day
Distance from TACC: 11 mins

Children’s Courtyard
12336 N. Mopac
Hours: 6:30 am – 6:30 pm
Rate: $250 for 5 days (up to 10 hours/day). Flexpass (must buy pass to drop off)
Distance from TACC: 9 mins