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The Driskill, Austin

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#2 of 11 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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  • We wandered in while walking around the area, and loved the lobby and the staff were very friendly. When our flight was delayed, there was no question where we would stay, and everything about the hot...  more »
  • This beautiful old hotel is a work of art in itself. The staff is friendly. We walked in just to see it and have a cocktail at the beautiful bar. At happy hour it's all a-buzz. Come in and enjoy the b...  more »
  • We visited this marvellous historic hotel twice in our 4 day stay in Austin. Once we had coffee, then we came back another day for Happy hour and a meal on the second floor in a casual eating area off...  more »

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