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The Driskill

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Address: 604 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701-3212
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+1 512-474-5911
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USD 49.00*
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Ride The Segway Austin Tour
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USD 79.00*
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Austin Capitol Segway Tour
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USD 24.99*
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Small-Group Tour of Austin and Texas Hill Country

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We stayed here for one night in the smallest/cheapest room available. It had everything you need for one night stay when you don't plan to be in the room often. The room itself... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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College Station, Texas
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College Station, Texas
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed here for one night in the smallest/cheapest room available. It had everything you need for one night stay when you don't plan to be in the room often. The room itself was clean but small (as advertised). The walls were thin so you could hear other guests, but I guess that's what you get when you stay at... More 

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to this hotel several times and have never beenn disappointed. Food and service are excellent. There are also rooms for large gatherings on yhe second floor.

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Thank peggy64104
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is one of the best in Austin. Right on 6th, you can visit all the hot spots. However, at night, take their car to 4th or 5th - it's safer and you can catch some awesome live music. We stayed in the Cattle Baron's Suite and it's very nice - has a dining room, refrigerator, fireplace in the... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awful experience last week at the Driskill. On a positive note: staff was friendly and did tey to accomodate us. Check in was very quick at 2am. First night in the new section was fine, although room could have done with a good cleaning. The drinks in the minibar were covered in something white, like melted ice cream. Because we... More 

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Thank maxfrancis
Anaheim, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Austin. Comfortable beds, great breakfast and the staff were helpful and polite. Thank you Driskill!

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed nearby and wanted to visit this historic site for drinks. It was located on 6th street down the street from all the famous bars and restaurants. There was construction on the exterior but the inside was well appointed with wood panels, and other artifacts. We were fortunate to experience the Christmas decoration with a majestically decorated tree which... More 

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Thank sherrieseg
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the restaurant I was exactly as expected.... professional and highly polished dinner service in the Grille was very romantic. With drapes drawn, it had a gemuetlichkeit like one finds in Europe's best dining places. After drinks, appetizers, long dinner and desserts, the hotel room was like a comforting urban oasis high above 6th Street in a corner room in the... More 

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Thank Raymond G
Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Driskill. Period. From the top to the bottom. This hotel was opened in the late 1800's by Jesse Driskill a Civil War Colonel who promptly lost it to gambling. I have been connected with the Driskill since the 1980's and every time I step through the doors I sense something magical. The hotel itself is just drop... More 

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Baltimore, Md
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A charming hotel. Walked by and had to go into the lobby. It truly is from a bygone day. You can picture well off ranchers visiting the state capital city and hanging out here. The exterior was undergoing renovation. The beauty to me was from the outside. On noisy 6th Ave with all the bars and pedestrians. Cannot attest to... More 

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Thank Westiex
Staten Island, New York
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed around the block at another hotel, but went there for music and light meal. This is a historic building, and some say it's haunted.

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