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Pen Test Austin 2018

Austin, TX | Mon, Mar 19 - Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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Location Information

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 East 11th Street
Austin, TX  78701 US
Phone: (512) 478-1111

This Austin hotel is situated within easy walking distance of the state capitol, Erwin Center, 6th Street, and the University of Texas campus, offering music, cultural, and entertainment experiences.

Special Rates Available

A special discounted rate of $217.00 S/D will be honored based on space availability. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID. These rates include high speed Internet in your room and are only available through February 23, 2018. To book a room, please use the links below:


If you are a government attendee that requires per diem, please use this link:


Top 3 reasons to stay at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

  1. No need to factor in daily cab fees, parking expense, and the time associated with travel to alternate hotels. Everything is in one convenient location.
  2. By staying at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, you gain the opportunity to further network with your industry peers and remain in the center of the activity surrounding the conference.
  3. SANS schedules morning and evening events at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol that you won't want to miss!

Experience Austin

3 Quick Facts about Austin

  1. Austin has the largest urban bat colony in North America.
  2. Austin gets an average of 300 days of sunshine and is one of the sunniest cities in America.
  3. The city celebrates the fictional character Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh on the last Saturday of April.

Lunch—utilize your hour-plus to fuel up for the rest of the day! Here’s what’s close:

  1. Franklin Barbecue
    Anthony Bourdain calls it, “the finest briskest I’ve ever had.” A 4-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.
  2. Hoboken Pie
    Choose a slice, a personal pie, or get one to share. Vegan option, too! A 7-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.
  3. Casino El Camino
    A unique jukebox bar and grill with great burgers. A 10-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.

Dinner—whether you go sit-down or fast-casual, have fun exploring the city offerings.

  1. Stella San Jac

Modern Southern cuisine that is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A 15-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.

  1. Perry's Steakhouse and Grill
    Classic steak, seafood, and chop house. A 5-minute car ride from the hotel. Find directions here.
  2. Koriente
    Pan-Asian homemade fare with great vegan and gluten-free options. An 8-minute walk from the hotel. Find directions here.

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Travel Arrangements

Self-parking has been discounted to $12 per night for SANS attendees.

Austin Travel Guide