Austin is a unique Texas city. The Capital of the State of Texas, Austin has received so many accolades, awards, and is on so many top ten lists. It’s a tribute to the people that make up this great city and the city’s direction. This article is in conjunction with “What I Love About Austin” and features the Driskill Hotel. A one-of-a-kind Austin landmark, the Driskill exemplifies what Austin is all about.
Since 1886, the Driskill Hotel has been an Austin attraction. Recently updated with opulent furnishings, providing the Driskill with vintage charm. The Driskill offers a Café Bakery and the Driskill Grill for dining. Once frequented by Lyndon B. Johnson, it also hosts the “LBJ Presidential Suite”. Which is often occupied by A-listers. And the hotel is rumored to have ghosts.
It has a great view of the Austin skyline and overlooks the Austin entertainment district. The features include a 24-hour Fitness Studio, and you can get a message in the Executive Business Center.
It has 18,000 sq ft of historic meeting and event space, equipped with modern technologies.
The Hotel is at the corner of East 6th Street and Brazos and is a short walk from the State Capital and the 6th Street entertainment district.
From the vintage delivery van that stays parked in front of the Driskill to the beautiful architecture The Driskill harkens back to an era gone-by. The Drsikill has been featured in many articles about it’s history, architecture and paranormal activity. It was recently chosen as the best cocktail bar in Austin.
It is owned by the Hyatt Corporation and has reasonable rates, outside of major events, like SXSW.
For more information and to book a room: Drskill Hotel Website