Room type

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 infant)

City Room, 1 King or 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

City Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 King or 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Junior Suite, 1 King or 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Get an overview of this hotelOpulent historic hotel in bustling downtown Austin

Entertainment district

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.

Renowned restaurant

The acclaimed Driskill Grill serves New American cuisine, while the Texas-themed bar features a fireplace and live piano music. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the ornate lobby.

Luxury bedding

Guestrooms feature modern custom furnishings, luxury bedding, unique artwork, cable televisions, complimentary wireless Internet access, ceiling fans, European bath amenities, and fully stocked minibars.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This 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 is a member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America.

The hotel's mezzanine level has an impressive marble floor and a wraparound balcony overlooking bustling 6th and Brazos streets. Room service and concierge service are available around the clock. The 24-hour business center includes computers with complimentary high-speed Internet access. The property is smoke-free (fines apply for smoke-free violations).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • One meeting room 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 189 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1886 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 
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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.

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Nearby Things to Do

The 24-hour health club, 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 paddleboating. Golf courses are within 10 miles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 30.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
  • 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
Must book the "Park and Internet" rate category to qualify. Inclusions are valid for the duration of guest's stay. 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. Other restrictions may apply.

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