The Driskill

604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX (Map)
0.1 miles from Austin centre (as shown on map)
The Driskill



Hotel Overview

Rooms: 188
Check-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 12:00

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.?Restored to its original opulence, The Driskill sets the standard for elegance in Austin, Texas. From the magnificent columned lobby with its marble floors and stained-glass dome to the classic d?cor of the 189 guestrooms and suites, The Driskill ensures that every stay is a memorable one. As a member of The Historic Hotels of America, The Driskill is among the world's finest hotels, offering an unforgettable level of luxury and service.


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Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Airport Shuttle
Free Internet Access
Fitness Center/Spa
Swimming Pool
Pets Allowed
Non Smoking Hotel
Handicapped Rooms
Business Center

The Driskill Guest Reviews


Overall Guest Score: Excellent | 4.45 out of 5

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Wonderful | 4.5 out of 5

BY: Gail

Tue, 26 August 2014
Pros:  The public spaces - entry, restaurant/bar and spacious lobby are an elegant tribute to the early 20th Century with its beautiful dark paneling, stained glass and marble floors. And the hotel is well located for enjoying a night in downtown Austin.
Cons:  The staff did not seem to be communicating well with each other. Our room was not ready when we checked in, so we stored our luggage with the bellman. It took several calls over the next hour, after getting access to our room,to get the luggage delivered

Wonderful | 4.5 out of 5

BY: Ron

Wed, 23 July 2014

Stayed here many times

Pros:  Location, food & beverages
Cons:  No coffee maker in room

Exceptional | 5 out of 5

BY: Mark

Fri, 4 July 2014

One should take the time to actually walk through the hotel, read the historical notes to understand how much The Driskill contributed to the Nations history. It's always a delight to find something previously missed. The elegance of the surroundings, close proximity to anything you would want to get to in Austin. Extremely professional staff and wonderful restaurants!

Pros:  Historical relevance, beautiful design and architecture, great food, lovely room and restaurants
Cons:  No

Wonderful | 4.5 out of 5

BY: Verified Hotel Guest

Wed, 2 July 2014
Pros:  Great character! For as old as the Driskill is it has been very well maintained through the years. It's a beautiful hotel. Very close to shops, bars and restaurants. If I am ever in Austin again I will be staying there again!
Cons:  The elevators are kinda old and scary but I also have a huge fear of elevators so I might be being bias :-)

Exceptional | 5 out of 5

BY: Nancy

Thu, 26 June 2014
Pros:  Location, elegance, friendly staff
Cons:  No gym. $38/day parking fee was also a bit steep (with no other options)
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