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The Driskill

604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
+1 512-474-5911
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604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
+1 512-474-5911
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Reviewed yesterday

Go in for a drink if you don't stay here. Gorgeous, luxurious hotel. Copper hand-hammered ceilings; real cowhide furniture coverings. The best thing off 6th.

Thank pennyhazelton
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Driskill is a beautiful old hotel that has the feel of historied elegance. The lobby is a huge open area where guests can relax eating breakfast or people watching. There was music every evening at the bar; and there were numerous tables in the...More

Thank wagesq
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Driskill bar is a great place to get started on your evening in Austin if you are from out of town. A great place to have a drink and to chill before hitting the town. Especially if you are on that side of Sixth...More

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perfect location on 6th street. Rooms are on the small side but have been recently updated and are beautiful. Fun large happening bar with decent bar food. Learn about the history as well as the ghosts that haunt it while you are here.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was distinctive and a welcome contrast to cookie cutter chains. Somehow I thought the rumors of the hotel being haunted would be more apparent. The health club and restaurant were very serviceable . Somehow, I thought the decor would be cooler, but to...More

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Historical Building. You can feel the history walking through it. If you are anywhere nearby, not only is the exterior pretty amazing, the lobby area is worth a walk through. Beautiful!

Thank Mainah65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful setting for drinks, coffee and cakes (to die for!), snacks or dinner. Although we were not dressed for dinner we were warmly welcomed and promptly shown to a table. Staff were attentive and helpful with no objections to our request to wander and photograph...More

Thank Octarine2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a Texas history buff like me, you will love this 1885 luxury hotel in downtown Austin. Staff are trained in the hotel's past and have hundreds of ghost stories and tales of its cattle rancher founder, Sam Driskill. The present owners have...More

1  Thank mmartin79
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful hotel! We enjoyed a fabulous Saturday bruch and I can say the pecan waffle is amazing, shaped like the state of Texas and smothered in delicious ripe berries, it did not need any butter, nor syrup. One of the best bloody marys...More

Thank cindylou2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in just to take a peek at the famous hotel. We wandered through the lobby, enjoying the history and detail of the architecture. We were pleasantly surprised were we're allowed to walk through. The staff must be used to visitors like us. We...More

Thank camillechasteen
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Judy M
7 October 2016|
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Response from Kenrintx | Reviewed this property |
We just visited on our own as we were in Austin for our daughter's 50th birthday. The hotel is fabulous.
Sandra C
16 September 2016|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
No problem at all!!! Enjoy!!!
11 February 2016|
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