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2018 SXSW Hotels in Austin, TX

2018 SXSW Film, Music, and Interactive Festival

man playing acoustic guitarThe South by Southwest® (SXSW) Conference and Festivals run March 12-18 in Austin, Texas. Experience a unique opportunity to explore the world of the interactive, film, music, and comedic industries. Parties, performances, awards, screenings, and showcases are held at various event locations throughout Austin.

Join us for an epic week of fun and entertainment. Our downtown hotels place you at the center of SXSW events. We are only steps from Sixth Street and directly across from the Austin Convention Center.

SXSW Music

Not limited in genre or regional focus, audiences can enjoy a variety of musical styles. With over 200 showcasing artists and acts from 32 countries, this festival is one of the best ways to discover music next year’s best new artists.

Some of this year’s rising stars include:

  • Higher Brothers, from Chengdu, China
  • Rich Chigga, a Chinese and Indonesian rapper
  • Snail Mail
  • Jay Park and Farina, new additions to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation
  • Moses Boyd
  • Solo X, a one-man performance
  • DYGL, Japanese indie-rockers
  • Lucy Rose
  • Marlon Williams
  • The Wedding Present

And many, many more!

Check Out the Artists Before the Festival

Follow the 2018 official SXSW Music Festival playlist on Spotify and YouTube
music videos to start enjoying the highlighted artists before you attend the festival!

Music Badge

To get primary access to all showcases, Music, and Convergence tracks at the festival, be sure to register for a Music Badge. You will also get secondary access to Interactive and Film Content.

Additionally, all SXSW registrants will get access to SXSW Gaming, SXSW Create, SXSW Job Market, Flatstock Poster Show, Registrants Lounge, Spotlights, The SXSW Community Service Awards, SouthBites Trailer Park, and the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake concerts.

Ideal Hotels Near the Festival

With a location only minutes from Sixth Street and the Austin Convention Center, our hotels offer top accommodations near SXSW events.

  • Well-Appointed Guest Rooms
  • Onsite Restaurant and Sports Bar
  • Fully Equipped Apartment-Style Suites
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Indoor Pool and Fitness Center

Book Your Room For SXSW Today!