I need a room for SXSW 2014

Greetings! I have plenty of thoughts and ideas I’ve been writing over the past few years. Y’all will be able to feast your eyes on them one day. For now, I have a request.

I have visited the SXSW Festival since 2009. This year — 2014 — wouldwill be my sixth year. I just need some accommodation. Airbnb hosts have become wise to the event and some have raised their rates to ~$200-400/night during that week. That’s more than a lot of hotels — which all sold out in 2013. The closer the dates get, the more I’m coming to terms with not attending… but then I remember how amazing Austin is and all of the fantastic people I have met there. I digress (I’ll get nostalgic at another time).

I don’t need much:

  • Sleep – A floor, couch, or bed. I take up very little room and can sleep on almost any surface.
  • Dates – I’m planning for the 6th-14th March, but I’m flexible. These will cover the Interactive and Film events.
  • Proximity – Walking distance (less than 2km/1mile?) from the Austin Convention Center.
  • Friends – I have a friend or two in the same situation as me. Any extra space would be used by them.
  • Cost – Yes, I’m willing to pay for accommodation. Just not an arm and a leg. I’m happy to split a room with one, three, or ten people.

If you don’t know me, then you can gather a lot of my personality from this blog, my Twitter, and/or my Airbnb profile. The best way to contact me is on Twitter: @djsteen.

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