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The Driskill

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#29 of 201 Hotels in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am not a curmudgeon but the Driskill needs some truth: historic beautiful hotel with good bars and friendly service. But for the price, steep, you can do better than small room, the tiniest TVs you have seen since you were a Longhorn freshman in 1986, terrible cable (probably not their fault) and high prices. The panhandlers don't help but...

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Austin, United States
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Seattle, United States
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Barrington, IL
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel has a lot of charm. I enjoyed all the decorations throughout. My room was decent size, clean and well kept. The bed was comfortable. Breakfast in the restaurant was very good. The hotel is conveniently located downtown, walk out the door and you're on sixth street. I would not hesitate to stay here again.

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Chelsi C, Public Relations Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Greetings & thank you for your online review of our legendary hotel! We sincerely appreciate your kind words about your stay, from the decorations to the hotel room and to our 1886 Cafe & Bakery. The Driskill's Texas charm is truly part of its iconic status and we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay in downtown Austin. It would be...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is amazing! Loved the history and the charm. The ceiling fan and light in my room turned itself on and off during the night which creeped my out a bit since the hotel is rumored to be haunted. At least my poltergeist was just playing with me. The service was excellent and building is spectacular. The location couldn't...

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Phoenix, Arizona
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed for a night but wish I had stayed longer! This hotel oozes character in every corner! Friendly staff, lovely food and great location. If I come back to Austin I will DEFO be staying here again!

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Heaven F, Public Relations Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful Driskill review. We are thrilled to hear of your experience and are delighted that you plan on returning the next time you visit Austin! We would love to welcome you back to the hotel the next time you are in the area.

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 5 nights in October 2016 for the F1 GP. I had a corner room in the new extension of the hotel, takes a bit of navigating to find on your first attempt. The room smaller than what I had expected but still very nice, Great service by all the staff. The old part of the hotel is...

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Heaven F, Public Relations Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on The Driskill. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay from the service you received to the location of the hotel to the Driskill Bar and beyond! We would be delighted to welcome you back the next time you are in Austin!

Peoria, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great trip down music alley in Austin Texas loved staying at the Driskill if the walls could talk you would hear some pretty amazing stories its almost like a step back in time. I would highly recommend staying here centrally located!

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Hello! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with fellow TripAdvisor travelers! We are thrilled to hear of your recent stay and that you enjoyed your time with us. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back to The Driskill, soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a room with a view and a queen bed, but got a room with a terrible view and a double bed. Baseboards were damaged in the bedroom and there were ugly patches in the bathroom ceiling. I am hard of hearing and I could hear the elevator motors from my room, which was all the way down the hall....

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Greetings and many thanks for sharing your experience. We are so grateful you chose to stay at The Driskill, but we are disappointed to know about your experience. Our goal is to provide each guest with a positively memorable stay from arrival to departure and we are very sorry that we fell short of this with you. Please accept our...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Driskill Hotel Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Driskill Hotel. Built in 1886 as the showplace of a cattle baron, 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. ... more   less 

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Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: RM962 - RM2,150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Driskill 4*
Number of rooms: 189
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Driskill Hotel Austin
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#14 Luxury Hotel in Austin
#17 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#25 Family Hotel in Austin
#35 Business Hotel in Austin
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“Ask for a non-haunted room......if you believe in this sort of stuff! :-)”
B7MPW, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“step back in time”
karenoA5202JW, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“There are only 60 rooms and suites in this historic landmark and all face either 6th or Brazos. Upgrade to a suite if you can... so worth it”
O129VUjenniferd, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure it's not a "junior suite"”
fantarla, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“I think any choice of room is a good choice!”
314ap, 4 May 2017 | Read review
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