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The Driskill

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701
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Ranked #43 of 184 hotels in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Marietta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really loved our long weekend at the Driskill - the bed and the room itself were very cozy and relaxing - just what we wanted. We came to The Driskill because we saw it on Best Hotel Bars in America - combined with the history - a great get away for us - from Atlanta. We were both disappointed... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were very excited about the opportunity to stay at this historic hotel to celebrate his birthday. Unfortunately though, The Driskill did not meet our expectations. The first thing that disappointed us was that there is no pool. For us, relaxing by the pool is typically a huge part of any vacation. Not having this option during... More

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fairfax va
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the driskill is celebrating 130 years in Austin--the town was built around it--the staff was excellent we needed a room change on arrival due to a bad bad odor in the bathroom and it was done very quickly--the dining room and lounge area is lovely very western-great -location walking down 6th you know its a college town with all the... More

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a four day meeting here, food and staff were excellent. Room was very nice, no complaints. If you stay here on Thurs, Fri, or Sat night and want a quiet room, better ask for it at check-in. You are on 6th Street with some live music bars close by, being on the street side may not be what... More

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Austin TX
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Treated us like royalty. Stayed for a night for our anniversary. Had dinner at the Driskill Grill. Phenomenal meal. Mentioned to a staff member the next day that we wished we had gotten a copy of the 7 course menu to keep as a souvenir. Incredibly, a little while later, Troy Knapp, executive chef, knocks on our door with a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I dont normally write reviews on hotels, in fact this would be my first. This Hotel is amazing in every way, the rooms are big, clean, comfortable and the staff are so friendly. Not only is the hotel something special to look at inside and out its in the PERFECT location, its right on 6th Street so if you are... More

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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a night with 2 friends before heading to a loft we rented for the weekend. Love the hotel, as well as the bar. Rooms are on the smaller side, but not NYC small...just "old hotel" small. However, the rooms were decently updated and the bathrooms were by no means vintage...sleep quality was good even though we had... More

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

Hello Chris D., Greeting from Austin! Thank you for your recent review of your stay. We are glad to hear you enjoyed The Driskill on your visit to Texas. We look forward in welcoming you back in the near future. Sincerely, Joe G. Director of Rooms More

San Antonio, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before I splurge on my experience, I'd just like to say upfront that, if you have the money this is definitely a good place to stay. I've stayed at plenty of hotels, whether for speech tournaments, catching up with a friend, or moving. This time, I was in Austin for the RTX convention, not that that's a huge tie in... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm currently in the middle of a weeklong stay. I've walked by the Driskill in my previous visit to Austin and admired this grand historic looking hotel from the outside. This time around, I made sure to book here and was not disappointed. The location is fantastic, right off one end of 6th street, you cannot possibly get any closer... More

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Rural Virginian
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167 reviews 167 reviews
71 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Austin for four nights and chose the Driskill. It was a great choice. Their prices were comparable to major chain hotels in the area but the location was better and the ambiance couldn't be matched. The location is at one end of the 6th Street bar scene and while that wasn't really our crowd it was interesting... 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*
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Welcome to The Driskill Hotel. Built in 1886 as the showplace of a cattle baron, The Driskill remains a landmark of legendary Texas hospitality. Located on Sixth Street in the heart of downtown Austin, the luxurious, historic hotel is convenient to all that the city has to offer, including the Texas State Capitol, convention center, opera, symphony, fine dining, shopping, and Austin's 6th Street music scene. Known as the "Live Music Capital of the World,®" Austin is home to nearly 200 music venues, many within walking distance of The Driskill. ... more   less 
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