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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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Stayed here for a multi-day meeting and the accommodations were really nice. Food served was great and staff was very helpful. Bedding was very comfortable and loved the pillows. The building is beautiful and very historic and the room I was in was actually appropriated with
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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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I paid for an upgraded room and was allowed to check in early which was nice. When we got to our very nice room (545) it had no air and was very hot and it couldn't be fixed while we were at lunch so they did move us to another room. However, the new room certainly didn't appear
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Response from TheDriskill, Manager at The Driskill
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Thank you for sharing your positive experience at The Driskill. We are delighted you enjoyed the hotel and our staff's genuine southern hospitality. We have reached out directly to look further into your reservation. We hope to connect with you shortly on your upgrade and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Austin.
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Stayed here recently on a trip with friends. Our room was spacious with twin queens. The bath was large with two sinks, one on the outside of the bath. We had breakfast every day at the 1886 Bakery. The have great variety and the food was delicious. There is a fantastic bar
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Room was quiet. Bed and sheets were so comfy! Valet was extremely helpful in getting me into the hotel during SXSW festivities. Location is excellent as you can leave the car and walk to everything on 6th and Congress. Bar was the best with great staff, drinks, food and
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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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"Rooms without a view are quieter."
"Rooms not facing 6th street are quieter"
"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."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 231 - USD 636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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