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Austin Convention Center

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Address: 500 East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701
Phone Number: +1 512-404-4000
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Nice place for a convention

Nice place for a convention or a show. Parking is really nice especially if its raining... Its coverd all the way from parking to the center

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Carl F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for a convention or a show. Parking is really nice especially if its raining... Its coverd all the way from parking to the center

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great location for a conference. It was well kept and the staff were very helpful. Please note this place is massive! It took a second to get used to the room/ space naming convention. I'd recommend for events.

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to a huge(13,000 people) & it was very well run, bathrooms clean, trash emptied timely & all staff very cordial & helpful.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended Spiceworkd at Austin Convention Center. The faclilities are good, everything runs smoothly and wireless Internet is working everyhwere.

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Los Altos, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right in the heart of downtown Austin, the convention center is a great place to hold an event for <5000 people. There are escalators, plenty of meeting space and great access to downtown Austin bars, nightlife, shopping, etc.

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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a conference at the Austin Convention Center. It's a very nice place. It's quite large and the conference rooms were nice and accommodating for the size of the conference we had. Rest rooms were very clean and well kept. I would definitely recommend it if you need a large venue for any reason.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

As with so many convention centres, the Austin Convention Centre is a large concrete place with little to no character of its own. Large event spaces with a large number of smaller meeting rooms are sprawled out over multiple levels of apce that just looks the same - dull and drab. One major thing - just why do all the... More 

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Colon, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I was there in Dell EMC World 2016 convention and it was just amazing, the place is giant, very clean and the location is good, you can reach a lot of good spots of the city just walking from here and for me this is great, for example, you can take a break of the event and go to a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good location, with good transport options into and out of the area. The venue is really well appointed for the business conference scene. The staff and security were great, and have enjoyed the visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I am here a few times a year. The facility itself is great, but people always get lost trying to find the mezzanine floor. Finding the right elevator or stairs is a trick for that. It's also a long walk from the hotel side on the north to the ballroom A area since there is no cut through. They have... More 

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