Get an overview of this hotelNewly revitalized and opulent historic hotel in bustling downtown Austin
Built in 1886 by a Texas cattle baron, this richly appointed hotel is in downtown's 6th Street Entertainment District, six blocks from the convention center and a half-mile from the State Capitol. The Lady Bird Lake is just blocks away.
The acclaimed Driskill Grill serves New American cuisine, while the Texas-themed bar features a fireplace and live piano music. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel and in all guestrooms.
All newly revitalized guestrooms feature modern custom furnishings, luxury bedding, unique artwork, cable televisions, complimentary wireless Internet access, ceiling fans, European bath amenities, and fully stocked minibars.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt
This newly revitalized Austin hotel adjoins the 6th Street Entertainment District and is two blocks from the Warehouse District, famed for its restaurants and live-music scene. The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt is a member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America.
The hotel's mezzanine level has an impressive marble floor and a balcony overlooking bustling 6th and Brazos streets. Other hotel amenities include room service, concierge service, and a 24 hours business center. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center or take advantage of the spa services on site. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel and in all rooms. The property is smoke-free (fines apply for smoke-free violations).
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Express check-out
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 189
- Express check-in
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1886
- Wedding services
- Concierge services
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Free WiFi
- One meeting room
- Luggage storage
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Room service (24 hours)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free weekday newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room massage available
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- iPod docking station
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Pillowtop mattress
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
Driskill Grill - Renowned restaurant serving New American cuisine. Seafood, steak, poultry, and vegetarian items, as well as prix fixe and tasting menus. Menu may include Macadamia Encrusted Ahi, Sautéed Wild Salmon, Flame-Grilled Filet Mignon. Award-winning wine list. Dinner only, Tuesday through Saturday.
1886 Café & Bakery - Lobby-level café and bakery with viewing window and mahogany bar. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, late-night desserts, beer, wine, cocktails. Sunday brunch menu until mid-afternoon. Open daily early morning to late evening.
Driskill Bar - Texas-themed lounge with stuffed longhorn head over the fireplace, cowhide couches, faux-snakeskin wallpaper. Live piano music Monday–Saturday, early evening to late evening. Signature drinks, Texas beers, extensive wine list, casual menu of appetizers and light entrees.
Nearby Things to Do
The 24-hour fitness center, located on the mezzanine level, has a fitness area overlooking the street. In addition to five weight machines, guests can work out on elliptical trainers, treadmills, stationary bikes, and stair steppers. Facilities include a stretching room and men's and women's locker rooms with steam rooms. Cold water and chilled face cloths are provided. Massage treatments are available by appointment (surcharge).
Town Lake, five blocks from the hotel, offers a 10-mile hiking and biking path along the Colorado River. Seasonal recreation includes canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boating. Golf courses are within 10 miles.
The recreational activities listed below are available either onsite or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time ends at 2 AM
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay
- Dogs only
- 2 per room (up to 50 lb)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Valet parking fee: USD 38 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per stay
- Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
- Refrigerator fee: USD 30.00 per night
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We should mention
Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
Park and Internet Promotion
Book a stay in the "Park and Internet" rate category now – December 20, 2016, for travel within the same period, and receive the following:
- Valet parking
- Premium wireless Internet access
Bed and Breakfast
Book a stay in a Bed and Breakfast rate plan February 22 - December 31, 2016 for travel within the same period and receive full American breakfast for 2 in 1886 Cafe and Bakery.
All hotel reservations are subject to availability and must be made in advance. Offer is not valid with groups conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Rate is per room per night, excluding service charges, taxes and other incidental expenses. Additional guests may be subject to additional hotel charges. Additional charges apply to room-type upgrades. A limited number of rooms are allocated to this offer. Guests are responsible for all charges exclusive of this offer. No refunds for any unused portion of the offer. Promotional blackout periods may apply due to seasonal periods or special events, and normal arrival departure restrictions apply. Hyatt reserves the right to alter or withdraw this program at any time without notice.