Originally built in 1886, The Driskill elegantly combines authentic Texas charm with modern sophistication. From the magnificent columned lobby with its marble floors and stained-glass dome, to the classic, newly revitalized décor of the guestrooms and suites, each unique space is steeped in history. Enjoy timeless Texas cuisine and dine on famous dishes that have been around for centuries. Experience the vibrant Austin culture from the heart of downtown Austin, including live music at The Driskill Bar, named Best Bar in Texas by Southern Living. The hotel's central location on Sixth Street is also convenient to visit the Texas State Capitol, shopping, the University of Texas and more.
What makes this hotel special?
From the staff's pride in the rich stories and significance of the Texas landmark, to the architectural detail and design of the hotel built in 1886, the history behind the walls is what makes The Driskill unlike any other.
What makes the destination worth visiting?
The Live Music Capital of the World is vibrant culture in downtown Austin, complete with a trendy food and drink scene, beautiful outdoor hiking and biking near the Lady Bird Lake, and the stunning Texas State Capitol Building.
Who is the typical guest at this hotel?
From the Texas native, to the modern day traveler from a foreign country, a wide range of guests make it a point to visit the legendary historic landmark that is The Driskill.