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The Driskill

#42 of 191 Hotels in Austin
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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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Austin, TX
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

You won't regret it! Best hotel in Austin! I have always wanted to stay there and had never had the chance. Found a great deal on hotels.com and took it. Got upgraded at check in when I told her it was a date night. Awesome room! Incredible staff!

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LH1886, Guest Relations Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, I will share this with our staff and we look forward to hosting you again! More 

Colleyville, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

My husband, three teen boys and I stayed at the Driskill one night after moving hotels over Thanksgiving. We've stayed at most downtown Austin hotels over several years. The Driskill is not bad... I can't say it's my favorite but the service is great and the history certainly interesting. Would I stay there again? Maybe but I don't think it's... More 

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Brownwood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Excellent experience from moment we pulled up to the curb. Staff is very good at taking care of guests. The food was very good from room service and the bakery. The bar is charming, almost feels like you are in the movie "Giant." While it is a bit pricey to stay, it was worth it.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Why stay in a hotel that is the same as every other hotel in every other city in the world? We loved staying in this beautiful old hotel. The location was wonderful - walking distance to great restaurants and bars. The staff were very friendly and super helpful. I also loved the rooms - clean and comfortable. Beautiful decorations as... More 

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JSS23, General Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and your kind comments. The Driskill Hotel is unique and certainly boasts an irreplaceable location in downtown Austin. Every year, the hotel partners with a private designer/decorator to outfit the hotel for each holiday season in ways as unique as the hotel itself. The decor coupled with the famous "12 Days of Driskill" make... More 

Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Great location,you don't need to compromise comfort to have lots of charm.....happy hours is mandatory,2 sets a live music and prices for appetizers and drinks unbeatable....the atmosphere and staff extremely polite....one of the best hotel we stayed! Great experience in Austin....

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JSS23, General Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting. I'm glad you enjoyed yourself and especially at the famous Driskill Bar. We're proud that we feature the best performers/entertainers in Austin without charging a cover. The Driskill is a legend for hospitality and now, a legend for Austin's finest music! I hope you'll come stay with us again in the future. More 

Burnet, Texas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed at the Driskill overnight for our anniversary, and I have to say, it was the best anniversary we've ever celebrated! From the time we called to make the reservation to the time we checked out, EVERY staff member made us feel welcome and taken care of. The room was comfortable, the view of the Austin skyline magnificent, and... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I have been to the Driskill Hotel many times! The was the first time to visit during the Christmas season! My visit was very enjoyable! The Hotel was decorated with Christmas decorations,just like home for Christmas!

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New York City, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

I travel a lot and I honestly have to say it was a beautiful hotel. The staff was very polite and helpful but the best part was the food! I ate there 3 times in 2 days! It's a must stay when you are In Austin

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LH1886, Guest Relations Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

We are so glad to see that you enjoyed our dining outlets, I will pass this along to our culinary team! More 

Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

my only downtown Austin destination. I'll take an old world cocktail in the wall to wall wood paneled lobby any day over the cold stripped down hotels that are pretending to be modern. Every staff member is a class act.

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LH1886, Guest Relations Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, we look forward to serving you old world cocktails in The Bar on your next visit to Austin. More 

Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

When you are unable to take a lot of time off work, every moment counts on a vacation. The Driskill is charming and the service is impeccable ... I really felt pampered and rested. We received a bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries after our arrival which was lovely. We also ordered room service for dinner which was great.... More 

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