Hotel and Transportation

Hotel Information - Hilton Americas Houston

The Hilton Americas-Houston, located in downtown Houston, opened in 2004 and is the crown jewel of the downtown area.  Enjoy the matchless combination of cosmopolitan style and cutting edge technology.  The hotel boasts over 1,200 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, superb restaurants, a dazzling lobby bar, the Skyline Spa and Fitness Center, as well as a 75 foot indoor infinity pool.  Hilton's location is second to none in downtown Houston, located within walking distance of fine dining restaurants, nightlife, Toyota Center, Discovery Green Park, and much more.

The cutoff date for the group rate has passed, but you can still make a reservation at the hotel by calling Hilton Americas Houston directly at (713) 739-8000, or booking through a third party website.

Do you need a roommate in order to attend the convention?  If so, we have a solution for you.   Join our private Facebook page "AGO Find-A-Roommate". Once you have been admitted to the group, introduce yourself and specify your needs. The page will act as an electronic bulletin board where you can connect with others who are looking for a roommate.

Directions to Hilton Americas Houston

Hotel address:  1600 Lamar, Houston, TX  77010. 
Phone:  713-739-8000
Fax:  713-739-8007

From Intercontinental Airport (IAH): Exit Bush Airport and follow the directional signs to the 1-45/Beltway 8 Exit. Proceed onto Beltway 8 West, then exit onto I-45 South. Follow I-45 South to downtown. Exit McKinney St. and follow McKinney St. to La Branch. Turn right on La Branch. Go down 2 blocks to Dallas and turn left on Dallas. Go down 2 blocks and the hotel will be on the right.

From Hobby Airport (HOU): Exit Hobby Airport and follow the directional signs to I-45 North. Take 45 North to the downtown destinations/Scott Street split. Follow the split to the Pease Street exit and continue down to Austin St. Turn right on Austin and continue to Dallas St. Turn right onto Dallas St. and go down 3 blocks and the hotel will be on the right.

Getting to and from the airport(s):

The most economical way to come to the Hilton Americas from either airport is by Super Shuttle.  

  • From IAH (George Bush Intercontinental Aiport) it costs $22 (if prepaid) for a shared ride that will stop at other hotels.
  • From Houston Hobby the Super Shuttle the cost is $18 (prepaid reservation).

You can also get a discount code - search "discount codes for super shuttle" and you will be given a myriad of discount sights
with savings of 10% to 30%, depending on the site and the day.

A taxi ride from IAH will be around $54, not including tip.

A taxi ride from Houston Hobby will be about $27.

Private car service is available.  TJD Transportation provides service from IAH for $55 plus tip.  The cost from Hobby is $45 plus tip.  Call DJ at 832-868-9192.  (Testimonial from Carol Nave:  I have used this service for many years so I didn't have to park my car at the airport.  I would highly recommend DJ and his fleet.)

The hotel does NOT have a shuttle to either airport. 


 The Houston transportation package is essential for making your convention experience comfortable and successful.  The cost is $149 per person. This price includes one evening meal.  The rate for students is $89.

Park & Ride Option for Those Driving to the Convention

If you purchased the convention transportation package and would like to avoid paying $22 per day to park your car at the Hilton, HBU is offering a free shuttle to the convention hotel. Learn more about the Park and Ride option and sign up here.