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The Driskill

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604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212 See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Airport Transportation
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4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

In my previous trips to Austin, I passed by this hotel and admired the architecture, finally I stayed there this weekend with mixed results. Every staff interaction was really pleasant and professional, I loved the furnishings in the lobby, but could not get over the...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at The Driskill for the weekend. It is a very “grand” hotel. The room decor was great. The exterior looks exactly like you would expect a classic southern hotel would look like. It is valet only, which is great considering...More

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Response from Christie J, Guest Relations Manager at The DriskillResponded March 14, 2018

Hello! Thank you for sharing your kind words regarding your recent stay with us here at The Driskill. We are happy to know that you enjoyed all we have to offer from our close vicinity to area attractions such as the Butler Hike and Bike...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an excellent visit at the Driskill. Customer service was exceptional and the staff was friendly and accommodating. The location is excellent for hitting the nightspots on 6th street. The valet service was great also.

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Response from Karli S, Manager at The DriskillResponded yesterday

Greetings. Thank you for experiencing The Driskill and for your wonderful review. We're delighted you appreciated our true southern hospitality and you enjoyed the entertainment district around the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, old hotel, with a few snafus along the way. Regular staff was off the night that we arrived, and while there were backup staff in place, they were completely clueless. So much so, that they had no idea where the elevators were to take...More

Thank Nataliya S
Response from Karli S, Manager at The DriskillResponded yesterday

Hello Nataliya, thank you so much for experiencing The Driskill hotel. We're delighted you appreciated the architecture and the hotel's efforts to maintain the history of the building. Thank you for notifying us of some areas for improvement during your check-in process and room selection....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful, historic building. A must visit if you are in Austin. The bar is iconic and pure Texas. We went for happy hour and had some of house cocktails . Service was great and lots of nice places to sit. Highly recommended

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Response from Karli S, Manager at The DriskillResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your appreciation of our rustic bar and its old world Texas ambiance. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Cheers!

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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 charming and historic hotel is conveniently located 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.

Food & drink at the hotel
Driskill Hotel Restaurant
165 reviews
Cuisines: American, International
Hotel Amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders GreenPartner
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Historic Hotel, Centrally Located, Romantic, Safe
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
$185 - $570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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February 19, 2018|
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Response from Martha2010 | Reviewed this property |
We were at the bar and people was casual but elegant, not shorts or sandals... kind of like date night - I have to imagine that the restaurant for the hotel would be elegant as well.
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July 31, 2017|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
SoCo (south congress) is 5 blocks from the Driskill, so not too bad if you don't mind the walk. I stayed about a month ago, walked from Driskill to Zilker Park and back, but did it for exercise and put some miles in that... More
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June 22, 2017|
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Response from mikel68 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what this is referencing. I hope you know this was statement you posted was emailed to everyone that stayed at the Driskill in Austin as a question.
Room Tips
"Historic section MAY be noisier than new section. New section is more difficult to reach: elevator to..."
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"Rooms on the 6th street corner can be noisy but for me it was fine as I was out until the clubs closed..."
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"Homes accessed from the Mezzanine are quiet and easily access the bar area and meeting rooms."
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"4th floor historical section, but not close to elevator."
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