Driskill Hotel is one of the best hotels in Austin, hands down. Found in the heart of the Downtown District, this historic hotel enjoys an idyllic location that has guests close to an array of fantastic attractions. For music fans, these attractions include the Sixth Street Entertainment District. A historic appeal and an excellent location are just two of the things that help to make the Driskill Hotel an Austin lodging standout, and when it comes to the guest units, it's hard to imagine wanting anything more.
There are 189 immaculate rooms and suites at the Driskill Hotel in Downtown Austin, and they are all luxurious, charming, and feature a wonderful array of perks. Some of the rooms and suites can be found the Historic Wing or in the Traditional Wing, with the Historic Wing rooms being noted for their balconies and soaring ceilings. In the Traditional Wing, which dates back to the 1880s, the décor is especially classic. Regardless of which wing guests choose, they can expect to enjoy a divine décor and plenty of amenities in their rooms and suites. The amenities include premium bedding, a work desk, a plasma television, a safe for valuables, a stocked mini bar, and soft bath robes. In-room dining can be enjoyed for an added fee, and turn-down services are also available upon request. Also worth noting is that there is complimentary Internet access. Some of the other luxury hotels in Austin charge extra for Internet access.
This historic Austin hotel has both room service and an excellent onsite restaurant and bar is worth keeping in mind. The award-winning restaurant at the Driskill Hotel in Downtown Austin features an enticing wine menu, as well as some savory dishes. In the evenings, it's customary for a live pianist to add to the ambiance. In addition to an alluring restaurant, the Driskill Hotel also offers a café and bakery where guests can indulge in pasta primavera with shrimp, delectable cakes, espressos, and more. Room service at the Driskill Hotel in Downtown Austin is available between the hours of 7 a.m. and midnight Sunday through Thursday, and from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
While the Driskill Hotel in Downtown Austin lacks a spa, guests can enjoy massage services for an added fee. A massage can come in handy after a day of golfing, shopping, or enjoying the many other things to do that the Austin area has to offer. For those who like to stay on top of their workouts, this historic Austin hotel also features its own fitness room that is open around the clock, and among room's facilities are private steam rooms.
When it comes to the facilities at the Driskill Hotel in Downtown Austin, almost 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space figure among the offerings. This landmark hotel has hosted many a legendary event and meeting, and it can serve as a fine place to have a wedding, a business conference, or any other number of things. For Austin visitors who are interested in dropping by the Lyndon B. Johnson Library during their Austin visit, it is worth noting that one of the meeting and event rooms at the hotel once saw the former President awaiting his 1964 election results. This historic Austin hotel was also a planning base for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, who are also known as the Saviors of the Alamo, and Texas Rangers who had Bonnie and Clyde on their list of most wanted also met at the Driskill to map out their plan of action.