The Driskill

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

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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.

Amenities

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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

4.45

Overall Guest Score: Excellent | 4.45 out of 5

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5

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
4.5

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 :-)
4.5

Wonderful | 4.5 out of 5

BY: Verified Hotel Guest

Thu, 26 June 2014

Great character and history with this hotel.

Pros:  The location was excellent for my trip. The bed linens were soft and comfortable too. I also liked the fan in the bedroom.
Cons:  It's was hard to find the elevators.
5

Exceptional | 5 out of 5

BY: Verified Hotel Guest

Thu, 22 May 2014

Beautiful historic hotel! Loved it!

Pros:  My husband and I were able to check in early and our room was upgraded to a suite with a balcony. We has a lovely time! Great location!
2

Disappointing | 2 out of 5

BY: Verified Hotel Guest

Mon, 24 March 2014
Pros:  We stayed at the Driskill for our wedding night. The staff were wonderful and offered us an upgraded room once they found out about the occasion.
Cons:  We valeted our car during our stay. To our surprise the car was kept in an outdoor lot and was returned to us with vomit on the hood. The stomach acid ate through the paint. After several calls and messages the hotel has not been responsive.
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