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The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt, 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX
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HOTEL RATING: 
EXCELLENT
4.4 out of 5 (206 Ratings)
0.1 miles from Austin centre
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With richly appointed decor, a spa, free Wi-Fi and live entertainment, right in downtown, our guests treasure the fine amenities at the historic, non-smoking Driskill. The Romanesque-style Driskill is the oldest operating hotel in Austin, built in 1886 by cattleman Jesse Driskill and frequented by VIPs from President Lyndon B. Johnson to Bob Dylan. The 12-story hotel showcases towering columns, marble flooring and stained glass windows, and houses 189 rooms with premium bedding, ceiling fans, free Wi-Fi, flat-panel plasma TVs, fluffy robes and designer toiletries. Savor a soothing afternoon with a massage or visit to the steam room in the full-service spa, or get a thorough workout in the fitness center. Dining options include a luxurious restaurant offering dinner and limited room service, a bakery/café and a Western-style lounge with happy-hour specials and live entertainment. A 24-hour concierge and business center and 18,000 square feet of event space are also available, and the hotel offers pet-pampering amenities (for an additional fee) and big fun for youngsters. Located on the corner of Brazos and Sixth Streets in downtown Austin, the Driskill is a five-minute walk from the Texas State Capitol and Austin Convention Center and is surrounded by live music hot spots. Bike rentals are available for tours around nearby Lady Bird Lake, valet parking is offered (for a fee) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is a seven-mile drive west. The Driskill is the place to be if you're looking for classic luxury and your choice of lively entertainment deep in the heart of Texas.

Check-in time: 15:00   Check-out time: 12:00
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The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX

The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt Guest Reviews

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE: 
EXCELLENT (4.4 out of 5)

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4.2

Very Good - 4.2 out of 5

Liz Thu, 22 September 2016

Liked: The character of the hotel is lovely
Disliked: The concierge couldn't help us with restaurant selections.

4.6

Wonderful - 4.6 out of 5

Alan Thu, 15 September 2016

Liked: Staff, room, and food.
Disliked: was told to charge breakfast to my room and it would not be billed, that it was complementary. found that I was billed when I got my bank statement. Felt miss lead.

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Thomas Thu, 8 September 2016

Liked: The property is gorgeous! The rooms are being updated as is the outside of the hotel. The staff excellent with expected Texas hospitality!
Disliked: Our room was beautifully appointed but the bathroom not quite finished with details yet. Still needed some final fixes to be 100%. I felt for the price and the 100.00 pet fee........I'd have drinks there but not stay there again until they are DONE. The noise level in the Cafe with the construction was frightful, huge chunks of concrete were being dropped while we had our breakfast..........ugh.

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Cheyenne Wed, 7 September 2016

Liked: The ambiance is classic and history is charming. Location is ideal. Walking distance to some many amazing sites, activities and restaurants. Cafe and bar are fabulous. Rooms are small but beds were so comfortable. Only 15 minute drive to airport. Newer updated portion of the hotel is clean but not an exact match to classic original portion of hotel. Still loved it.
Disliked: Had to wait 20 minutes for Taxi to airport at 5 am. Was told it took only 5 minutes for a taxi. Be mindful of times and account for delays. Grateful valet was able to flag down a taxi around the corner to get us to the airport.

3.2

Pleasant - 3.2 out of 5

Dwalyn Thu, 1 September 2016

Liked: Liked nostalgia and history. Location was good.
Disliked: Bedroom too small. Bathroom not clean. When I see hair on bathroom floor I want to throw up. Tells me the bathrooms not cleaned after last customer. :(

4.5

Wonderful - 4.5 out of 5

Kristie Thu, 1 September 2016

Liked: Beautiful property with perfect location
Disliked: Lights shorted out going off and on during night

4.4

Excellent - 4.4 out of 5

Alison Tue, 30 August 2016

Liked: loved the location! it was in the heart of all the action
Disliked: the pillows were so flat, it was hard to sleep

2.3

Disappointing - 2.3 out of 5

Chuck Sun, 28 August 2016

Liked: Hotel very beautiful, room was nice, conveniant to 6th street
Disliked: Bed was hard and did not sleep at all, construction started at 6am, not cool on a Saturday, restaurant was way overpriced

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Denise Sat, 27 August 2016

Liked: Fantastic stay overall! Absolutely beautiful hotel!

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Mary Sun, 21 August 2016

Liked: Beautiful and historic. Very elegant.
Disliked: View out our 10th floor window was of the huge new structure about 10 feet away. As a result, not much natural light, which made the room feel a little dreary.

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