We happened upon the Driskill after a family wedding. What a beautiful historic hotel. The lobby and bar are just gorgeous. Beautiful carved ceilings and lovely stained glass everywhere. The bar has fantastic live music each night. We heard a wonderful 3 piece acoustic group that were just great and unlike many of the other bars in town they have a decent wine list? Worth the time enjoying both the scenery and the music.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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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- Also Known As:
- The Driskill Hotel Austin
- Driskill Hotel Austin
- Driskill Austin