General Information

The meeting will be held at the Austin Convention Center (ACC) and the headquarters hotel, Hilton Austin. Events are scheduled at both locations. Student rates and government rates are available at the Hilton Austin and Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake. Government Rate rooms are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Headquarters Hotel

The Hilton Austin is the headquarters hotel for the 85th Annual Meeting. Sessions, workshops, and additional meetings will be held on the 4th and 6th floor of the Hilton Austin. There is a bridge that connects this hotel directly to the convention center’s session rooms.

Hilton Austin

500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 482-8000

Reservation Cut-off Date: April 2, 2020

Regular Rates: $265 Single/Double, $305 Triple, $325 Quadruple

You can book your room at the Hilton Austin using the link or by calling 1-800-HILTONS and referencing the Society for American Archaeology / SAA Annual Meeting

Book Your Room!

Student Rates: $145 Single/Double, $185 Triple, $205 Quadruple

Rooms available in student block for 4/22, 4/23, 4/24
Saturday, April 25, 2020 SOLD OUT

Student Rate Rooms

Government Rates*: SOLD OUT

*Government rate rooms are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis



Additional student and government rate block will be available at the Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake.

Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake (1 mile from ACC)

20 North I-35
Austin, TX 78701
(888) 615-0509

Reservation Cut-off Date: April 5, 2020

Free breakfast and parking included at the Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake.

Student Rates: $159 Single/Double/Triple/Quadruple

Student Rate Rooms

Government Rates*: $149 Single/Double

*Government rate rooms are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please fill out this form and fax to (202) 789-0284 in order to complete your reservation. Because in the past government room rates have sold out quickly, SAA will process complete requests based on the timestamp of the faxed request. 


  • May 09, 2019

    Submission System Opens

  • September 12, 2019

    Submission Deadline 3PM EDT: Extended Due to Hurricane Dorian

  • October 04, 2019

    Meeting Payment Confirmations Sent

  • November 15, 2019

    Membership Join Deadline for Nonmember Participants

  • December 02, 2019

    Withdrawal Deadline

  • December 05, 2019

    Participation Decision Letters from Program Committee

  • December 15, 2019

    Preliminary Program Posted Online (hardcopy mailed early January 2020)

  • January 30, 2020

    Membership Renewal Deadline for Current Member Participants