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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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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
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Offers & Announcements:Complimentary Breakfast
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Beautifully restored historic hotel in great location downtown Austin, TX. Celebrating 150 years. Rooms nice and comfortable. Staff very nice and service oriented. Within walking distance of many great restaurants and bars.
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Review collected in partnership with Hyatt Hotels
Hotel's Favourite
If you love history, you MUST make time to visit here! The 1880's architecture, alone, is worth the visit, but once you step inside, you'll realize this fully-functioning hotel is a museum in itself! From the bar lamps made from real boot spurs and 1880's pistols to the
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We stay at the Driskill anytime we can. It's in a great location, has ton of history and just simply meets our needs. We'll be back soon. It's a first class property with a first class staff. Always ask if upgrades are possible. They have some cool rooms.
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My wife who was visiting Austin and this incredible historic property for the first time was absolutely stunned. She basically said I undersold the experience. We travel globally and our stay here with incredible staff,overall hotel beauty and dining has this as a top Hyatt
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Response from Karli S, Manager at The Driskill
Responded 2 days ago
Greetings. Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful feedback from your stay. Chef Tony and his team are amazing at what they do - baking the best pastries and desserts! We are so happy that you treated yourself and shared with your family. The Driskill is honored to be at the top of your list for destinations and we look forward to your next stay. Cheers!
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Part of the Hyatt brand, this hotel is historic, beautiful and stunning. She is a gem that is very well cared for. There is so much attention to detail and preservation of history that you will not believe it. Original chandeliers from the 1800's. The staff is very
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Response from Karli S, Manager at The Driskill
Responded 2 days ago
Greetings Lisa. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your beautiful review. We appreciate you noticing the historic architecture, vintage details, and elegance of The Driskill. We take great pride in being the caretakers here and strive to go above and beyond with each interaction. Kurt really is exceptional and we are lucky to have him as part of the team. We look forward to being a part of any future meetings or events for your group. Best regards!
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Beautiful Room
is the restaurant casual dressing or more formal?
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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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 day. 😅
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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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Are there coffee makers in the rooms? Thanks!
yes, there is a coffee maker in your room
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My room had a regular tub/shower combination but I was in a standard room type so as the other reviewer stated, probably best to reach out to your travel agent or directly with the hotel.
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"Room 539 overlooking 6th Street"
"If you can afford it, it is worth it to stay in the shorter tower. Rooms, bathrooms, etc are way better and I'd say totally worth it."
"Pick one away from the elevators . . . very noisy otherwise."
"Opt for the historic building or a room with a view!"
"Historic section MAY be noisier than new section. New section is more difficult to reach: elevator to mezzanine, walk to another elevator."
US$223 - US$535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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