Hotel & Travel

A towering icon within a vibrant Central Business District, Fairmont Austin is uniquely located amid the lush greenery of Palm Park and Waller Creek and directly connected to the Austin Convention Center. The newly opened 37-story luxury hotel features 1,048 richly appointed guest rooms and suites with picturesque vistas of Lady Bird Lake, a dramatic cityscape and the State Capitol. Guests indulge in exquisite dining, a pampering spa and state-of-the-art meeting facilities. Fairmont Austin engages guests with the city’s famed music scene, as well as the area’s celebrated cuisine and diverse artistic lifestyle.


Austin averages a daily maximum temperature for November that's between 68 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit (20 to 24 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 48 and 53 °F (9 to 12 °C). Days can cool off quickly towards evening, so pack a jacket - and check the weather before you arrive to see if rain will be in the forecast.

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Dining Guide

Be sure to bring your appetite when you come to Austin, as you’ll quickly find out there’s a lot to sip, sample and savor everywhere you go. From craft beers and creative cocktails to melt in your mouth brisket and savory breakfast tacos, Austin has what you’re craving.

Check out Zagat's Austin Dining Guide

Hotel Info

Fairmont Austin

101 Red River Street
Austin, Texas, 78701
Telephone: (512) 600-2000
Fax: (512) 580-0198

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SIGMA Registration Cancellation and Hotel Block Policy

Registration Cancellation
SIGMA has modified its registration cancellation policy to align more closely to when SIGMA incurs costs associated with changing registrations. The updated policy for the 2019 Annual Conference is as follows:
Requests for cancellation received before Sept 20, 2019 will receive a full refund (previously July 31, 2019)
Requests for cancellation between Sept 20, 2019 and October 10, 2019 will receive a 50% refund (previously Sept 14, 2019)
Refunds will not be issued after Oct 11, 2019 (previously Sept 14, 2019)

SIGMA Hotel Block Policy
The SIGMA block at the Austin Fairmont hotel is for the exclusive use of registered attendees to the SIGMA 2019 Annual Conference. Rooms reserved without a corresponding conference registration may be removed from the discounted SIGMA block and reassigned at the hotel at a potentially higher room rate.

SIGMA encourages all participants to register for the meeting. By paying the conference registration fee and reserving a room in the SIGMA block, you are helping to support SIGMA not only in 2019, but also for future events.

Airport Information

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
a state-of-the-art airport with 25 gates, full customs facilities ready for the international traveler and two parallel runways including a 12,250 foot runway. Easy to get to (only seven and a half miles from the Austin Convention Center) and easy to get through, more than 13.8 million passengers enjoy exceptional customer service Austin-style each year, with live music, art exhibits and award-winning food. In operation since 1999, the airport has roughly 350 daily flights with nonstop service to 80+ domestic and international destinations.

Nine rental car companies are located on-site, with convenient pick-up and drop-off just a short walk from the terminal. Capital Metro’s Route 20 Manor Road/Riverside serves ABIA with departures from the airport’s Guitar Bus Stop every 15 minutes, seven days a week. Cabs and ride services are also available to transport passengers from the airport to locations around the city.