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The Driskill

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Dining (68)
Certificate of Excellence


#39 of 211 hotels in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Built in 1886 as the showplace of a cattle baron, The Driskill is Austin's original and iconic hotel, and today 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 Building, convention center, and Austin's famed 6th Street entertainment district. Known as the "Live Music Capital of the World,®" Austin is home to nearly 200 music venues, many within walking distance of The Driskill hotel.
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Property amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
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
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Air conditioning
Room types
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
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Love this hotel right in the center of the 6th Street music scene. The double paned windows kept the ruckus outside on the street where it belonged. Fitness room was a real bonus and the bakery was filled with attentive waitstaff and delish choices!
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Hotel's Favorite
If you love history, you MUST make time to visit here! The 1880's architecture, alone, is worth the visit, but once you step inside, you'll realize this fully-functioning hotel is a museum in itself! From the bar lamps made from real boot spurs and 1880's pistols to the
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The Driskill's history and ambiance is amazing and the hotel itself, the incredible service provided by all the staff, and the food and drinks are excellent. This is the only place I stay when in Austin.
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The lobby, grill, bar and common areas (excluding ballroom and conference areas) are vintage grand hotel. Lovely and welcoming. The bar waitstaff were also efficient and pleasant. The bar sandwiches and salads were a huge disappointment for a hotel of this pretension. What
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I booked the Yellow Rose Suite for my girlfriend for her birthday, and the both of us were incredibly surprised. The price of room service was of course quite high, but overall the room service, response time, and experience was great. The tub has a built in Jacuzzi, there were
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Response from TheDriskill, Manager at The Driskill
Responded 2 days ago
Greetings and thank you for your great rating and review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the Yellow Rose Suite and it's amenities. The Driskill is a great place to celebrate such a special occasion, and we are glad that our food and beverage options could delight. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Cheers!
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$200 - $467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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