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The Driskill Hotel

Austin, United States

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Alliance Perks

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  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Hotel Credit
  • Upgrade at Booking
  • WiFi
  • VIP Status
  • Early Check-in

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The Driskill Hotel
Welcome to The Driskill Hotel. Built in 1886 as the showplace of cattle baron Jesse Driskill, The Driskill remains a landmark of Texas hospitality. As a member of The Historic Hotels of America and Associated Luxury Hotels International, The Driskill offers an elite level of luxury and service to rank as one the world's finest hotels.

The Driskill Grill has recently received numerous awards and accolades including the coveted Foder's Choice Award, Zagat's ranking of "Extraordinary to Perfection" and OpenTable's Diners Choice Award. Wine Spectator, America's leading wine appreciation magazine has honored The Driskill Grill with their "2009 Best of Award of Excellence". The Best of Award of Excellence, according to Wine Spectator, is given to restaurants whose wine lists offer a carefully chosen selection of "quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style," and the Driskill Grill is the only restaurant within Austin City limits to have received this honor.

Meeting solutions at The Driskill. For well over a century many historical benchmarks have been achieved at the historic Driskill Hotel in Austin. Former President Lyndon B. Johnson waited to hear his 1964 presidential results from the Jim Hogg room. The Driskill Hotel hosts many legendary meetings and events in downtown Austin including the inaugural balls for governors Sul Ross, William P. Hobby, and Dan Moody. Hosting over 18,000 exquisite square feet of meeting space and nine elite meeting rooms, the Driskill makes doing business a pleasure. Originally designed with elegance and now refreshed with smart audio-visual and computer capabilities, the Driskill Hotel is the ideal location for your meeting solutions and events in Austin, Texas. At the Driskill...Every Room Tells a Story.

Exclusive Perks at The Driskill Hotel

$100, Breakfast, Upgrade and More in Austin

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Built in 1886 by cattle baron Jesse Driskill, The Driskill is an embodiment of Texas grandeur, striking the perfect balance of historic architecture and lavish modern amenities in the heart of Austin's famed Sixth Street.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" will also receive the following amenities:

  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Hotel Credit
  • Upgrade at Booking
  • WiFi
  • VIP Status
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance under the “5 Star Signature Package." Full breakfast for two daily is provided in 1886 Café & Bakery ($20 maximum credit per room, per day). A $100 hotel credit (to be utilized towards hotel's food & beverage outlets, in-room dining or in-room movies), once during stay. Room upgrade to the next available category is based upon availability at the time of booking. Early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • The Driskill Hotel
  • 604 Brazos Street
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • United States

Location Summary
Located in downtown Austin, the legendary, historic hotel is convenient to all the city has to offer, including the Texas State Capitol, Austin 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 almost 200 music venues, many within walking distance of The Driskill.

Directions to Hotel
Directions From Airport To Hotel Follow Airport Exits To Highway 71 West For 1/4 Mile. Turn Right On Riverside Drive And Follow For Approximately 7 Miles. Turn Right On Congress Avenue. Follow Congress For Approximately 1 Mile. Turn Right On 5th Street Turn Left On Brazos. Cross Sixth Street To Hotel Entrance.
Conde Nast Award Winner
Note Bene
This historic hotel was once the showplace of Major George W. Littlefield, a cattle baron and president of the Texas Rangers. Driskill Grill was rated the #1 restaurant in Austin (for the 2nd year in a row) by "XL Dining Guide."
Banquets & Meetings
The ballroom can accommodate up to 250 people
Executive Retreat
The meeting room can accommodate up to 40 guests
Pets Allowed
Pets under 20 pounds are allowed with a $50 non-refundable deposit
Golf Driving Range
A golf resort is within a 30-minute drive from the hotel.
Within a 30 minute drive from the hotel
Theatre Museums
There are over 100 music-oriented clubs in Austin, many within walking distance

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums