Hotel, Restaurant, Parking & Transportation


Austin is a favorite tourist destination that is noted for catering to a healthy outdoor lifestyle. The city is rife with culture and music that will satisfy almost any taste. You will find great shopping, awesome nightlife, maximum sunshine days and a diverse culture.


In case you missed it, click on this link to make your hotel reservations. Please make sure that you register first!

This year’s NATA Conference will be held from November 10 to 14, 2018 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel located at 9721 Arboretum Boulevard. This 3 and a half minute video is a good depiction of the hotel and the surrounding area.

  • Take a look at the guest room accommodations at the hotel.
  • See the dining in the hotel and nearby options.
  • The hotel has a fitness center open 24/7 and a jogging/fitness trail. There is also an indoor pool and whirlpool.

AIRPORT INFO from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

The airport is 18 miles from the hotel. This hotel does not provide shuttle service. Super Shuttle 800-258-3826 fee: $20 USD (one way) on request. Estimated taxi fare: $45 USD (one way)


Turn left onto E State Hwy 71 Service Rd. Take the ramp on the left onto TX-71 W. Take the ramp onto US-183 N. Take the ramp to US-183 N/Lampasas. Slight left onto US-183 N/Ed Bluestein Blvd. Continue to follow US-183 N. Take the exit toward TX-360 Loop/Capital of Tx Hwy/Great Hills Trail. Merge onto Research Blvd. Turn left onto TX-360 Loop S. Turn right onto Arboretum Blvd. Destination will be on the right.


Up to 8 hours of self-parking – Complimentary
Overnight Self-Parking – $10
Daily Valet Parking – $18
Overnight Valet Parking – $25

(Rates are exclusive of tax. All rates are subject to change)


“There are so many restaurants in Austin…but here is a list to start.  I think I got a good mix of places, types of food, etc.”

Jennifer Smith, Executive Director Congregation Beth Israel, Austin, TX


Iron Cactus (Mexican)
606 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-9240

Lambert’s (BBQ)
401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 494-1500

Terry Blacks BBQ

1003 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 394-5899

Casino El Camino
(Burgers, etc)
517 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 469-9330

Fareground – Modern Food Hall includes Antonelli’s Cheese Shop, Contigo, Dai Due Taqueria, Easy Tiger, Henbit, and Ni-Kome
111 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Picnic at Barton Creek  – Food trucks include The Mighty Cone, Cannone, Acai Hut, Dock & Roll Diner, Four Brothers, Steel City Pops, Hey Cupcake, Gebby’s BBQ & Catering and Coat & Thai (this line-up is subject to change)
1720 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Green Mesquite (BBQ & More)
1400 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 479-0485

Arboretum Area (Close to the Hotel and not National Chains!)

Z’Tejas  (Mexican) (Also Downtown)
9400 Arboretum Blvd, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 346-3506

North by NorthWest (NXNW) (Restaurant and Brewery)
10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 467-6969

Eddie V’s (Steak and Seafood – $$$$) (Pricey but it is worth it!)
9400 B, Arboretum Blvd, Austin, TX 78759
512) 342-2642

Manuel’s (Mexican) (Also, Downtown)
10201 Jollyville Rd, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 345-1042

County Line BBQ on the Lake

5204 Ranch Rd 2222, Austin, TX 78731

Iconic Austin

Guero’s Taco Bar (Mexican)

1412 S Congress St, Austin, TX 78704

Hula Hut on Lake Austin (Mexican/Polynesian) (It’s almost like being in Hawaii!)
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 476-4852

Fonda San Miguel (Mexican)
2330 W N Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756

Kerbey Lane (Hippie Diner)
(Many different locations – The original location is near Congregation Beth Israel)
3704 Kerbey LaneAustinTX 78731

South Congress Café
1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 447-3905

Mozart’s Coffee Roasters (Desserts/Coffee)
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

Amy’s Ice Cream – near the hotel and downtown
(It’s a 5 minute walk from the hotel and it’s Brian Rissinger’s


These are also great lists – and–austin-restaurants