Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel

701 Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas
United States

Hotel Website

Dive into the storied past and charm of Austin, amid the unbridled elegance of The Stephen F. Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel. Situated in the heart of downtown Austin, our historic hotel provides quick access to the city's renowned attractions. Immerse yourself in the lively scene of Sixth Street and Rainey Street or discover the nearby Texas Capitol and the University of Texas.

Room Rate
Deluxe Queen $251
Deluxe or Preferred King $279

Room rates are exclusive of taxes which currently total 17% however destination fees have been waived. Resort amenities include an indoor pool, a spa tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary wireless internet access. Room rates will apply up to three days before and three days after the course, subject to availability.


Reserve Online

Click here to reserve your room online.

The deadline to reserve your room under the AIEN room block is Saturday, August 24, 2024. The hotel will continue to accept reservations at the room rate after the deadline date, subject to availability.  Rates are available up to three days before and three days after the workshop, subject to availability.  

Traveling to Austin

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), voted "Best Domestic Airport Worldwide," is located just 7.5 miles or a quick 15-minute drive from the Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel and downtown. The airport services 95+ nonstop domestic and international destinations (including London, Frankfurt, Calgary, and Toronto), with roughly 260+ daily flights.


For more details on visas for the United States, please click here.

If you require a letter of invitation from AIEN to obtain a visa for this workshop, payment of the registration fee must first be made.  If you apply and do not receive a visa, please send us a copy of the rejection letter from the consulate, and we will refund your payment in full. Please email for more details.

Austin Attractions

With vibrant entertainment, art and culture, inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor experiences, Austin lets you create a soundtrack all your own. So, look around, and put the Live Music Capital of the World® on your playlist. For more information on Austin, please click here.