Travel and Accommodations

Stay at the center of the action by reserving your room at our host hotel, the JW Marriott, located in the heart of downtown Austin. We chose this location because of the easy walkability to restaurants and bars, the great on-site amenities, and the beautiful public spaces where you can hang out with your fellow Wayfinders.

event location

JW Marriott Austin
110 East 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701

We have reserved a discounted group room block at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin, TX. You will be responsible for booking your accommodations separately.

Reserve your room

To book your room, please click this link, or you may also call the hotel directly at 1-844-473-3959. Be sure to reference “The Martha Beck Gathering” to receive the discounted room rate of $279/night.

Reservations by attendees must be received on or before 5:00 pm Eastern on Sunday, October 4, 2020, to get the discounted rate. A credit card is required to reserve your room.

We have reserved some rooms before and after the main gathering dates. The opening event is in the evening on Thursday, 11/5/2020 and the gathering ends mid-day on Sunday, 11/8/2020. If you choose to arrive early or stay longer for any of the “Other Activities,” the hotel should honor this discounted rate *if rooms are available* beginning on 11/2/2020 through 11/11/2020 (three nights before and after).


hotel details

We suggest taking the MetroAirport Bus, taxi, or shuttle from the Austin-Bergstrom International airport to the hotel.

Details about the MetroAirport Bus service to/from the airport:
Hop onto a MetroAirport bus for a straight shot into downtown Austin in about 30 minutes or less. They will whisk you to the heart of the city, where you will have direct access to the capital, business and entertainment districts, restaurants, museums, the University of Texas, plus the Hyatt, Omni, Marriott, and Hilton hotels. The premium fare of $1.75 takes you between the airport and downtown every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour.

If you plan to drive, click here for directions.

Onsite self parking = $39 + tax/day.
Valet = $49 + tax/day

Check-in is at 3:00 pm.
Check out is at 11:00 am.
Party is all night long.

The hotel offers free wifi for Marriott Rewards Members. It is free to join, so we suggest joining if you’d like the internet during your stay. Details about other amenities can be found here.