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The Driskill

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Built in 1886 as the showplace of a cattle baron, The Driskill is Austin's original and iconic hotel, and today remains a landmark of legendary Texas hospitality. Located on Sixth Street in the heart of downtown Austin, the charming and historic hotel is conveniently located to all that the city has to offer, including the Texas State Capitol Building, convention center, and Austin's famed 6th Street entertainment district. Known as the "Live Music Capital of the World,®" Austin is home to nearly 200 music venues, many within walking distance of The Driskill hotel.
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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We had a lovely visit at the Driskill this fall. We were visiting family and it was the perfect location for us. Everyone was wonderful. We has a room on the 12th floor and it was very pretty and spacious. We loved having a cocktail...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at The Driskill for the weekend. It is a very “grand” hotel. The room decor was great. The exterior looks exactly like you would expect a classic southern hotel would look like. It is valet only, which is great considering...More

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Response from Christie J, Guest Relations Manager at The DriskillResponded March 14, 2018

Hello! Thank you for sharing your kind words regarding your recent stay with us here at The Driskill. We are happy to know that you enjoyed all we have to offer from our close vicinity to area attractions such as the Butler Hike and Bike...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't stay at cookie cutter hotels in Austin, stay at The Driskill! What a stunning, majestic, historic hotel! We only had one night in Austin on our way to a family wedding, but we made the most of it by staying here! As soon as...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The staff is very courteous and you feel very connected to the local culture. The location is near all the attraction in the downtown area. Centrally located to all the hot spots in downtown Austin. Rooms are clean and the food in their restaurants and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good news: Great location. Historic building well maintained. Front desk staff very nice. Valet staff friendly. Bad news: understaffed in very busy bar. Hotel cafe may be good, but the wait times were long (over 30 minutes for breakfast the whole time we were there),...More

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LauraBeatrizO3
February 19, 2018|
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Response from Martha2010 | Reviewed this property |
We were at the bar and people was casual but elegant, not shorts or sandals... kind of like date night - I have to imagine that the restaurant for the hotel would be elegant as well.
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Nina B
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
SoCo (south congress) is 5 blocks from the Driskill, so not too bad if you don't mind the walk. I stayed about a month ago, walked from Driskill to Zilker Park and back, but did it for exercise and put some miles in that... More
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Corsica M
June 22, 2017|
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Response from mikel68 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what this is referencing. I hope you know this was statement you posted was emailed to everyone that stayed at the Driskill in Austin as a question.
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"Opt for the historic building or a room with a view!"
408aviel
5 days ago
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"Historic section MAY be noisier than new section. New section is more difficult to reach: elevator to..."
319martyw
Oct. 3, 2018
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"Rooms on the 6th street corner can be noisy but for me it was fine as I was out until the clubs closed..."
strider916
Oct. 2, 2018
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"Homes accessed from the Mezzanine are quiet and easily access the bar area and meeting rooms."
Candytxn
Oct. 1, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$176 - US$466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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