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Austin, Texas, United States
10 - 15 June 2018
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Reserve your hotel room for SPIE Astro 2018

Book your hotel room for SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation

ConferenceDirect is the official Housing Bureau
for SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2018.

Reserve your hotel room in SPIE contracted hotels for discounted rates.

Hilton Austin

Hilton Austin

500 East 4th Street

Across the street from Convention Center

$237/night +tax

Westin Austin Downtown

Westin Austin Downtown

310 East 5th Street

0.2 mi / 0.3 km to
Convention Center


$219/night +tax

Additional hotels and rates are also available. Limited Government rooms at the current per diem rate of $146 (subject to change) and Student rooms at $126 are also available on a first come, first served basis.

Book your hotel room now

Important dates

Rates are applicable 9-15 June. For dates outside of this range, the rates will be at the hotel's best available at that time
Last day SPIE group discount rates will be available is 15 May 2018

Contact information
For ALL housing questions / make a reservation

Via email: SPIE.astro@conferencedirect.com
Call: 1-888-538-3922 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 9:00pm EST
Call international: 1-908-244-2082 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 9:00pm EST

Additional information

Government  & Student Rates
Limited Government rooms @ current per diem rate of $146 S/D (subject to change) and Student rooms @ $126 S/D are available on a first come, first served basis. Official Government or Student ID is required at check-in to qualify for these discounted rates.

Guaranteed Reservations
A valid credit card is required to guarantee each reservation. Individual cancellations must be made at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival. Cancellation made after that time period are subject to a one night's room and tax cancellation fee.

Cancellation Policy
SPIE Astronomy's housing bureau, ConferenceDirect, will charge a $30 cancellation fee for cancellations made on or after April 16, 2018. Should you cancel, this charge will appear on your credit card statement as "Convention Services, Folsom, CA."

Modifications: Please be advised May 15, 2018 is the last day to contact the Housing Bureau for assistance with your reservation (subject to change based on hotel). Housing Bureau will close at 5:00 pm EST.

Warning: Unofficial Housing Solicitations

SPIE Official Contractor

Use the SPIE Official Housing Vendor to book your room

SPIE has arranged special discounted hotel rates for SPIE conference attendees. To receive special hotel rates for this meeting, you must use the SPIE Official Housing Vendor.

SPIE strongly recommends you
DO NOT book housing from any company that contacts you via phone or email.

•The reservation system that SPIE uses for this event is available only via the Hotel page on the event website.
•SPIE Official Housing Vendors use an Official SPIE Contractor logo to verify they are authorized by SPIE
•Our housing vendors DO NOT reach out to you with solicitations.
•Our housing vendors may follow up with you about housing once you have begun booking via our website, but NOT as an initial solicitation.
•SPIE cannot be liable for any claims made by unofficial entities or for any damages suffered by you if you use any vendor or service that is not an SPIE Official Housing Vendor.

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