The Driskill - Austin, Texas - Luxury Hotel

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Built in 1886 as the showplace of a cattle baron, The Driskill remains a landmark of legendary Texas hospitality.

Located on Sixth Street in the heart of downtown Austin, the luxurious, historic hotel is convenient to all that the city has to offer, including the Texas State Capitol, convention center, opera, symphony, fine dining, shopping, and Austin's 6th Street music scene. Known as the "Live Music Capital of the World,®" Austin is home to nearly 200 music venues, many within walking distance of The Driskill.


Historic Hotels of America

Accolades & Articles

Read New York Times article: 36 Hours in Austin, Texas

Trip Type

Business Meeting, Family Vacation, Pet Friendly, Romantic Getaway, Wedding


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Texas State Capitol - 0.5 mile Austin Museum of Art - 0.5 mile Town Lake (hike and bike trail) - 1 mile Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum - 2 mile University of Texas at Austin - 2 miles Zilker Park - 2.5 miles Barton Springs - 2.5 miles Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - 12 miles


Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

Airport Distance

7 miles/15 km

Getting There

Driving directions from airport, take Hwy 71 W to IH-35 N to the 6th-12th St Exit. Turn left onto 6th St, right onto Brazos St, and the hotel is immediately on the left.