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The Driskill

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel and location. Lively bar with great service. The elevator outside 1202 is especially loud. We will go back but will request a room away from the elevator. You'll be happy with the choice of this hotel.

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Jewett
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Overall the hotel was really nice and in a great location since it's right on 6th st, but I honestly don't know if it's worth the price for that. Plus $40 a night for valet is ridiculous. Stayed here for a wedding happening at the hotel and honestly that was the only reason why we booked there.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice stay at the Driskill. We went for business but stayed over a. Night to have some fun. Hotel is walking distance to everything.. I booked 3 rooms for myself and employees. The basic rooms are pretty , comfortable but small. We did the balcony room because we knew we would need more space for employees and friends to...

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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First, let me say that I unabashedly and unapologetically LOVE THE DRISKILL. I have stayed here twice in the past two months and it is becoming one of my very favorite hotels anywhere. The hotel was built in 1886 and like any of us might be if we were so lucky to make it to 130 years old, there are...

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New Berlin, IL
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently, while visiting family in Austin,we chose to stay in the downtown Driskill. From the moment we walked through the massive front door until we left, we enjoyed excellent service. The room decor is elegant and accommodating. The hallways on the fourth floor are lined with art work, which adds to your walk from your room to the elevator. We...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As soon as you walk into the very impressive lobby, you notice a pleasant smell, kinda like dryer sheets. We had a room on the 12th floor, which we thought was going to have a fantastic view, but just looked out onto another tall building. We did have a discounted priced room, so I'm not that surprised. The lobby and...

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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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Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $228 - $629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Driskill 4*
Number of rooms: 189
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Also Known As:
The Driskill Hotel Austin
Driskill Hotel Austin
Driskill Austin
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Austin
#17 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#25 Family Hotel in Austin
#35 Business Hotel in Austin
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Supposedly Room 525 is haunted. Aside from that all the rooms are very different so just be sure to ask for what you need.”
  • Super tall ceilings!
 of 5 bubbles LydaKay, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Check ahead of time to see if your bathroom will accommodate your needs. Some are quite small.”
 of 5 bubbles Sdanj, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“many rooms have no view, check the room first”
 of 5 bubbles Cleveland_Holly, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The halls are confusing, so ask for close to the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles MartyWDDS, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The "new" side of the hotel might be better but business associates were still disappointed in that too.”
 of 5 bubbles pattyh489, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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