2018 Conference Hotel and Venue

Sheraton Austin Hotel
at the Capitol

701 East 11th Street

Austin, Texas  78701


Phone: (1) (512) 478-1111

The ARWS group rate is available at the conference hotel until 5:00pm September 12, 2018.


Click on the link below to reserve a room.

All conference sessions, events, and lodging in one convenient location.  

For our young organization to sustain its capacity to organize a national conference, it is crucial that conference participants book rooms at the conference hotel. Our contract rate with the Sheraton for using their conference rooms is dependent on our ability to book a block of hotel rooms. 

Conference Dates

Thursday, October 11

  • Keynote

  • Conference Day

Friday, October 12

  • Keynote

  • Conference Day

  • Business Meeting

Arrival and Departure

Hotel Arrival Date: October 9 or 10

Hotel Departure Date: October 13

Note: If you're interested in extending your stay in Austin, ARWS room rates will be available Oct 7-Oct 15, depending upon availability. 

Conference Room Rates

Single Rate: $199 per night


Double Rate: $199 per night


Triple Rate: $219 per night


Quad Rate: $239 per night

For rate, click the specialized link above or call the group reservations center at 1-888-627-8349 and reference the Association of Rhetoric and Writing Studies Conference.

Reduced rate cut off: Sept. 12

Austin City Limits music festival is occurring Oct 12-14, so we recommend booking early.