Historic Hotels in downtown Austin, Texas | The Driskill Hotel

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    The Driskill Bar: recently chosen as the best cocktail bar in Austin

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  • Driskill Hotel


    Experience its timeless charm and modern sophistication. 

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  • Events at The Driskill


    Marquis Site for World-Class Weddings, Banquets & More!

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Timeless charm and modern sophistication effortlessly combine at the newly revitalized Driskill Hotel.

Built in 1886 as the showplace of cattle baron Jesse Driskill, The Driskill Hotel remains a legendary landmark in Texas hospitality offering its guests an elite level of luxury accommodations and services for more than a century.

Located in downtown Austin, the iconic and historic hotel is convenient to the best of Austin - including the Texas State Capitol, the Austin Convention Center, Lady Bird Lake, The Long Center for the Arts, Austin City Limits at the Moody Theater, opera, symphony, casual and fine dining, shopping, and Austin's world famous 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.

The Driskill Grill, established in 1929, has received numerous awards and accolades through the years, and is legendary for incredible service and inventive cuisine. Recently, the Grill has been included in Zagat's Top 25 Hotel Restaurants, secured the coveted Foder's Choice Award and received OpenTable's Diners' Choice Award. Wine Spectator, America's leading wine publication, has honored The Driskill Grill with their "Best of..." Award of Excellence given to restaurants whose wine lists offer a unique selection of "quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style."

Legendary Meetings at The Driskill. For well over a century, historical benchmarks have regularly been crafted at The Driskill. Former President Lyndon B. Johnson awaited news of his successful 1948 Senate run and his 1960 election to the office of Vice President, and 1964 election as President from the Mezzanine-level Jim Hogg room. Inaugural balls for Texas governors Sul Ross, William P. Hobby, and Dan Moody also took place here at The Driskill. Featuring over 18,000 square feet of meeting space and nine elite meeting rooms,  each with beautiful décor and historical references from the property's 125 year history, The Driskill makes doing business a pleasure. Designed with turn-of-the-century elegance in mind, and modernized with smart A/V and tech capabilities, The Driskill is the ideal location for your meeting solutions and events in Austin. At The Driskill, Every Room Tells a Story.

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