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The Driskill

4.0 of 5 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great place to get away. Onsite bar/lounge, bakery, and on famous 6th street. Loved the bakery, great quiet place for a bite. The bar setup with live music was just so Austin, if a luxury cruise could sail out of Austin they'd copy this lounge. A few blocks from the state capital and a few blocks from the... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Driskill Hotel has a great location if you are going to be walking around 6th street. They have a very nice bar upstairs, which is a little pricey if you just want to have a beer. The air conditioning and fans in the room take a little getting used to, as they are loud and the vent was blowing... More 

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San Jose, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful classic hotel with a great central, downtown location. Pros: Easy check-in with a very cheerful staff. Liked that the desk person showed us on a give-away map places nearby to see and eat. The room was very nice, comfortable, clean and noise-free. Could use attention: The air conditioner was a bit noisy, but not so much that it disturbed... More 

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Smyer, Texas, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Driskill Hotel is pure perfection!! The staff and service is beyond perfect, their attention to detail and your personal experience is stellar. The location is perfect as well, the food is to die for.

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Cambridge, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a business trip to Austin and was excited to stay at this historic hotel - got a great rate and it's right in the middle of the action downtown. Unfortunately, my experience didn't live up to the hype for a few reasons: 1) I was woken up at 4am on the last morning of my stay when the... More 

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Joe G, Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Dear Citygurl, First and foremost I wanted to thank you for taking the time to share with us your valuable feedback regarding your recent stay. I sincerely apologize for your experience, specifically the disturbance in your room and lobby. It is clear we fell short of your expectations and disappointing that we did not truly demonstrate that we sincerely care... More 

Houston
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, house keeping got gripped at for being slow. Left room for 4 hrs, no house keeping, back 5 minutes, they show up, hey we're leaving in 10, come back then, we left, back 2 hours later, THEY show up 5 minutes after we got back! Other than that, nice place.

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Joe G, Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Dear Jerry7111, Hello from Austin! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It's great to hear that you had an overall nice time at the hotel. We cannot wait to welcome you back soon! Take care, Joe More 

Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property that is The Driskill really is an experience on its own. The minute you walk in, the high ceilings and ornate, pre-historic decor takes you back to another era. The lounge at the hotel is always buzzing and though it may be hard to find a table, I highly recommend having a cocktail or two there. Saturday mornings,... More 

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Joe G, Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Greetings from The Driskill G_Monaco86, Thank you for sharing your observations throughout your recent stay with us. It's truly a wonderful and charming hotel that celebrated it's 129th birthday this past December. The Bloody Mary bar is one of a kind and something for all to experience whenever possible. It's a full meal in itself. We cannot wait to see... More 

Crown Point, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met a coworker and her husband here for cocktails and food. Great popcorn and great service! We had truffle popcorn and chicken flat bread. My coworker lives in Austin and this was her 1st choice for showing me around. A nice place for couples and business.

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Lombard, Illinois
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505 reviews 505 reviews
74 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked my stay here. The building and history are very appealing. The rooms were pretty standard in the tower although others at my meeting reported having amazing room. If I was in Austin I would stay here again. The location is fantastic being right in the area with all the good places to eat.

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Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking into the lobby is an experience. It's an architectural gem. Old fashioned but in perfect shape. Check in was a breeze, my room was big, bright and had 18 foot ceilings. The view would have been great if Austin had a skyline worth looking at. It was a cold week and the heater struggled but kept the room warm.... More 

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Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701
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Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Driskill 4*
Number of rooms: 189
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Also Known As:
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#11 Luxury Hotel in Austin
#20 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#35 Business Hotel in Austin
#43 Family Hotel in Austin

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