The Driskill

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

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Hotel Overview

Rooms: 189
Check-in time: 16:00
Check-out time: 12:00

Discover unrivaled luxury, state-of-the-art amenities and exceptional services at this legendary city centre hotel. Renowned as a historical Austin landmark, the Driskill is only moments from the city's most popular attractions. Originally built in 1886, the Driskill elegantly combines old-world charm with all of today's modern luxuries. Relax with a massage from the full service spa, work out in the modern fitness centre or dine at the award-winning on-site restaurant. The 24-hour concierge service can also help to make sure every stay is unforgettable. Experience all the excitement of the city centre only steps from the Driskill's front doors. Enjoy a concert at the Austin Music Hall, visit the Texas State Capitol or find luxury shopping, all located within walking distance of the hotel.

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

4.4

Overall Guest Score: Excellent | 4.4 out of 5

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4.5

Wonderful | 4.5 out of 5

BY: Kenneth

Fri, 27 September 2013
Pros:  location and lobby
Cons:  dirty toilet on check in. key did not work on check in.
5

Exceptional | 5 out of 5

BY: Verified Hotel Guest

Fri, 6 September 2013

The Driskill is an old & historic hotel. Just walking in the lobby you can feel and see the history. The architecture & ambience of the hotel is like no other I've experienced. The hotel lounge area is dimly lit with a 2 horse statue in the center. (the plaque underneath is worth the read). Apparently, hauntings are also part of the hotel; but that makes it even more unique. The staff has literature available for those interested in the history of Mr. Driskill, the hotel, and hauntings. It was an interesting read. Once when valet parking our car, the valet guy said he had photos of the "ghosts" they captured on the security camera. We saw the photo and was mesmerized. ;) The rooms were comfy enough for our stay. A TV with a locked & stocked refrigerator can be found underneath. Coffee is available free of charge just to the right of the reception/ front desk in the mornings. A Business center is also available with two desktops who share a printer & a fitness center/ gym is available but we didn't visit it. The hotel is walking distance to the Capitol, however, we had to drive to the restaurant in the evening (which we decided would be Clay Pit; an Indian restaurant, the restaurant was great, by the way.

Pros:  Loved the architecture and the history of the hotel. They provided literature on the hauntings & history. Location is also good; we walked to the Capitol easily. Business center was available.
Cons:  Not a lot worth mentioning on dislikes about the hotel.
5

Exceptional | 5 out of 5

BY: Verified Hotel Guest

Sat, 10 August 2013
Pros:  The hotel was impeccably clean & gorgeous. Staying here was like being in the lap of luxury. Exquisite attention to detail is the approach of the driskill staff to anything concerning a guest.
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