Get an overview of this hotelNewly revitalized and opulent historic hotel in bustling downtown Austin
Popular property highlights
- Central location
- Onsite bar
- Helpful staff
- Location was a bit noisy
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 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-hour 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
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Express check-in
- Total number of rooms - 189
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Year Built 1886
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Concierge services
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Free WiFi
- One meeting room
- Luggage storage
- 24-hour business center
- 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
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- iPod docking station
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Pillowtop mattress
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 - Award winning 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.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.00 per stay.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay
- Dogs only
- 1 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.
- Valet parking fee: USD 40.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per stay
- Early check-in fee: USD 50.00
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per stay
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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.