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The Driskill: Tours & Tickets

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“beautiful hotel”(98 reviews)
“driskill bar”(49 reviews)
“classic hotel”(21 reviews)
Austin's original and iconic hotel features beautiful Romanesque architecture from the late 1800's. With a grand entrance into the opulent lobby, you will be transported to an historic era, with its marble floors, stained-glass dome, and corridors...more
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604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Driskill is definitely a must see when in Austin. We stopped in for a drink in the bar. It was busy with only one server for the entire bar, but it didn’t take long to get our drinks. Make sure to walk through the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 918brittanyw
Reviewed 3 days ago

By far the best place to stay in Austin. The Driskill Bar is beautiful and I love the cow hide and all of the decor. I love the widow maker sculpture even though I did not find anything on google outside of medical term for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KnickerbockerJones
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in for lunch at the Driskell. Great food and a beautiful lobby. Did not stay there though so can't comment on the rooms.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on only one visit - I was impressed - a relaxing atmosphere that made a perfect ending of a hectic day (pre-wedding event).

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UnoDos03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Austin for a conference and one of our conference sponsors invited me to eat at The Driskill. I had no idea that I was going to, probably, the most historic structure in Austin. A colleague and I walked into The Driskill Hotel...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sailorman9868
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The folks at the Driskill don't mind ordinary folks coming in to gawk at the Sumptuousnes of the rich decor. For a few minutes, we get to see how the upper echelon lives.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SusanP63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recommendation we stopped in the Driskill for burgers and beers in the bar. The hotel is very nice. The beer was good and the burgers were good. There was a jazz band who happened to be playing when we got there who were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gail S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's like stepping back in time going inside this hotel beautiful architecture so nice to see it.take a wander around it when in Austin.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank julie1653217
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On gameday, they cant have enough waiters and bartenders here. Definitely the place to be if you want to be comfortable and have some good bar food!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank samher110258
Reviewed 9 September 2019

We stopped for drinks. Great service and drinks were good too. It's definitely a throwback bar with some good music.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Terry D
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9 June 2019|
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Response from Manarola3 | Reviewed this property |
The bar is “dressy casual” — in keeping with the hotel’s overall rich/vintage vibe — especially in the evening.
8 September 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Just go inside and tour by yourself. The concierge can point things out to you
9 May 2018|
Response from 770claudiad | Reviewed this property |
I found it to be very reasonable comparatively. Average price ws $15 for a sandwich , fries and pickles. You could substitute fruit or soup as well. I took a pic of the menu. They also had other options for around the... More