Botany 2005 - General Meeting Information

Learning From Plants
Austin, Texas
August 13 - 17, 2005
Registration and Housing Information


Blocks of Rooms have been reserved at the two hotels listed below, as well as in a private dormitory on the University of Texas Campus. Please attempt to stay within the hotel with which we are contracted as this helps to keep the meeting costs down. Please make your reservations directly with the hotels using the information provided.

Austin Hilton
500 East 4th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 482-8000
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Rates: Single - $112.00
Double - $132.00
Triple/Quad - $152.00

The Hilton Austin hotel is located in downtown Austin, one block from Sixth Street entertainment and within walking distance from the Warehouse Entertainment district, and is the only hotel in Austin across the street from the Austin Convention Center. It is also convenient for such attractions as the Capitol Building, Bob Bullock Texas Historical Museum and the LBJ Presidential Library. Only seven miles or ten minutes from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport, the property features 800 rooms, each equipped with a spacious work desk with two phones (each with 2 lines), voicemail and a data port offering Wireless High Speed Internet Service.

The Hilton is the host hotel for the meeting, all events, social and scientifiic. Please consider staying at the Hilton as our room block is very important in keeping the meeting as economical as possible.

Hampton Inn and Suites
200 San Jacinto
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512)472-1500

Rates: Single - $105.00
Double - $125.00
Triple/Quad - $145.00

Hampton Inn is the nation’s leading chain of quality, value-priced hotels. Here you’ll find clean, fresh, comfortable rooms standard with a coffee maker, iron and ironing board, data port, and free in-room movie channel. Enjoy free local calls and no surcharge for using a calling card, free breakfast bar, complimentary copies of USA Today Monday through Friday, free coffee and tea in the lobby 24 hours a day, and 24-hour front desk, message and fax service. The Hampton Inn is within walking distance to the Hilton, about 4 blocks.

Note: Use code - BOT for Conference Rate when registering on-line


The Dobie Center Dorms
2021 Guadalupe
Austin, Texas 78705


Rates: Single - $45.00 per person
Double - $36.50 per person

Botany 2005 has contracted with a private residence hall for primarily student housing at the conference. Dobie is located on the edge of the University of Texas - Austin campus and is about 2 miles away from the Hilton. Linens are included as well as a breakfast buffet.
Public transportation is available from the Hall to the Hilton. Check online at for the best route and times to fit your schedule.

Reservations can be made only through the Botany 2005 website.

Questions About Botany Meetings should be directed to: BSA Meetings Manager:
Johanne Stogran
Botanical Society of America Meetings Office
2813 Blossom Ave
Columbus, OH 43231
Tele: (614) 899-9356 - Fax: (614) 895-7866 - E-mail:
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