Botany 2005 - General Meeting Information

Learning From Plants
Austin, Texas
August 13 - 17, 2005
Where to Stay - Register for Housing


Stay in our Conference hotels

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Lobby of Austin HiltonAustin Hilton
500 East 4th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 482-8000
Use our private registraton to the Hilton...for reservations.

The Hilton is the host hotel for the meeting, all events, social and scientific.
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.

Rates: Single - $112.00
Double - $132.00
Triple/Quad - $152.00.

Stay at the Hilton; a full room block means free meeting space...helps to keep the meeting as economical as possible.


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

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

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.

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


The Dobie Center Dorms
2021 Guadalupe
Austin, Texas 78705

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. 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 through the Botany 2005 website. Linens are included as well as a breakfast buffet.

Rates: Single - $45.00 per person
Double - $36.80 per person

Note: Registration for Dorms only through Botany 2005
At this point - reservations can only be made through the Botany 2005 - by email - Include in the email your arrival and departure dates and the name of the person if you wish to share a room.

Need a roommate to share expenses....Use our roommate matching service.

Botany 2005 will maintain a list of registrants who have submitted their names and indicated an interest in sharing a room during the conference. Botany 2005 is not responsible for assigning roommates.

To be included on the list, please submit your name, e-mail address and pertinent information on the Room Sharing Service link

Please Note: Only one roommate should make the reservations, and it is recommended that you make your reservations early. Botany 2005 will assume NO responsibility for any difficulties arising from a shared room and recommends that all potential roommates be screened carefully. Registrants are responsible for contacting individuals on the password-protected list and for making their own arrangements.


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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