With less than 6 months away from NamesCon arriving in Austin, Texas, many hopeful attendees are making early travel and lodging plans.
Elliott Silver, publisher of DomainInvesting.com, wrote about his experience in researching flights and hotels for NamesCon.
I looked up the hotel rates on the NamesCon website [ for the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown ], and for someone who arrives on January 28 and leaves on February 1, the cost will just a bit more than $1,050 after taxes for the least expensive room at the hotel for the four nights.
Continuing to read his article, I discovered Elliott paid a total of $754 for his entire NamesCon trip from Boston to Las Vegas. Based on his research of traveling from Boston to Austin, he’s likely going to invest $500 more this year than traveling to Vegas last year.
As everyone awaits an official NamesCon response, I took a moment to compile a list of alternative hotel options for those planning to attend NamesCon 2020.
Nevertheless, below is a compiled list of hotels in downtown Austin, mostly 3 or 4 star hotels in no certain order or preference, worth considering should the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown is a bit expensive for your budget. Most of the hotels are within walking distance although Uber, Lyft, scooters, bikes, cabs, etc. are there as an alternative transportation.
While I prefer lodging onsite at events, I often opt for AirBnB when my wife and family travel with me — our most recent trip to Asheville, NC for a domain investor meetup — helps on the budget, but also allows for a convenient “home away from home” experience for our family while traveling.
In closing, fortunately, my travel and lodging expenses are eliminated due to Austin being home for me (has been for last 15 years). ??
Let me know if you have any questions in regards to Austin and all it has to offer. I’ll do my best to get you pointed in the right direction, with information in hand.
I hope to see, meet and reconnect with those of you planning to attend NamesCon 2020.
Thanks and that’s all for now!
9 Alternative Hotel Options in Downtown Austin for NamesCon 2020
The Driskill in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt (4-star hotel) $199/night
The Westin Austin Downtown (4-star hotel) $167/night
Hilton Austin (4-star hotel) $167/night
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin (4-star hotel) $159/night
(~2 min – walking distance)
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin (3-star hotel) $159/night
Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown – University (3-star hotel) $150/night
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin-Downtown/Convention Center (3-star hotel) $150/night
Aloft Austin Downtown (3-star hotel) $142/night
(~2-min walking distance)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown – University (3-star hotel) $129/night
*Disclaimer: The hotels below are not official NamesCon backed hotels at the time of publishing. In addition, the hotels below are listed only due to price and proximity to hotel. Please perform your own due diligence of each hotel’s reviews, service offerings and amenities.