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The Driskill, Austin

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#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Austin
Designed with a distinct Romanesque-style in 1886, The Driskill is one of the oldest hotels in the country. Built by Jesse Driskill, a cattleman who spent his entire fortune on attempting to build one of the finest hotels in the area, the building is a popular meeting place for prominent lobbyists, legislators, and leaders. Wander inside and experience the lavish interior of the lobby and stop and have a drink at the bar while listening to live music. Plan your visit to The Driskill and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Austin tour itinerary builder website .
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  • If you love history you must go here. The architecture of the building is beautiful. Much as been restored but you can certainly get the feel of 1886. The drinks and service was good. We also listened...  more »
  • Our corporate office decided on The Driskill for a conference, so that occasion was our introduction to this beautiful historic hotel. We booked a standard room that was part of our corporate package,...  more »
  • Stepping into the bar area was refreshingly quiet and nostalgic. I highly recommend stopping by after dinner for drinks and conversation. We ended up there overnight and enjoyed some live music as wel...  more »

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