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The Driskill

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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

As soon as you walk into the very impressive lobby, you notice a pleasant smell, kinda like dryer sheets. We had a room on the 12th floor, which we thought was going to have a fantastic view, but just looked out onto another tall building. We did have a discounted priced room, so I'm not that surprised. The lobby and... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I reserved two vintage rooms over Thanksgiving of 2016 for my wife and two daughters (16 and 17). The Driskill is an older vintage hotel built in 1886, and the location is right on 6th street. The hotel lobby is impressive. We all agreed that the hotel had a feel of being on something like the Titanic. The staff was... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wedding reception and then stayed at this beautiful 1886 Hotel with incredible architecture and Texas political history. (Deal makings by LBJ in the Jim Hogg room.) Tall ceilings with ornate columns with marble floors and gorgeous accents. Rooms were comfortable and updated (as much as you can update a 100 year old property). The staff was friendly... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From check in to check out - this hotel was great. Beautifully decorated ! Room was a tad bit smaller than I expected, but perfect non the less. Right off of 6th street, so within walking distance to all kinds of restaurants & bars. Hotel bar had nightly live music - which was a plus. Would highly recommend this historic... More 

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Jill W, Public Relations Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for sharing your kind and thoughtful words with fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. We are so happy you enjoyed your guestroom, location in the heart of downtown, Austin, nightly live music and beyond. Your recommendation means the world to us and we are grateful to have it. We hope to welcome you back for another Driskill... More 

White Rock, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We returned to The Driskill this year for AFF and we wowed once again. They front desk staff and concierge were welcoming and booked an amazing (albeit intense) massage that cured our jet lag and made our week stay refreshing. It would be nice if they updated some rooms and fixed little things like stuck bathroom and closet doors. But... More 

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Jill W, Public Relations Manager at The Driskill, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us again for this year's AFF. We are so happy you enjoyed your week long stay - massages and all. We are equally grateful you took the time to share your insights regarding your guestrooms and we will share those with our team for their review and consideration. We hope... More 

Lubbock, Texas
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is absolutely beautiful from the moment you drive up to the door. A grand lobby, ample yet cozy bar, & rooms with 12 foot ceilings & lovely well appointed bathrooms are impressive. We chose a double queen room with the city view. It delivered on the view, no doubt. The hotel is very quiet especially considering the close... More 

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Greetings and many thanks for sharing your insight on TripAdvisor. We are so happy you found The Driskill to be beautiful and well appointed, overall. We are grateful you chose to stay with us this Thanksgiving and we're equally grateful that you took the time to share your sentiments so we may know about your brunch experience. Please accept our... More 

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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
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $200 - $584 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Driskill 4*
Number of rooms: 189
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Also Known As:
The Driskill Hotel Austin
Driskill Hotel Austin
Driskill Austin
The Driskill Austin, Texas
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Austin
#17 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#25 Family Hotel in Austin
#35 Business Hotel in Austin
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“many rooms have no view, check the room first”
 of 5 bubbles Cleveland_Holly, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The halls are confusing, so ask for close to the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles MartyWDDS, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The "new" side of the hotel might be better but business associates were still disappointed in that too.”
 of 5 bubbles pattyh489, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the list of hauntings at the Front Desk - it adds a fun element”
 of 5 bubbles katielJ5274UL, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hitorical rooms were very quiet and nice”
 of 5 bubbles Chicag0nan, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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