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On the corner of 6th Street and Brazos Street, in the heart of downtown Austin, stands a historic landmark of Texas luxury and hospitality: The Driskill. For more than a century, this iconic hotel has hosted restful nights, inspired gatherings, momentous occasions and then some. With 189 well-appointed guestrooms, three stately restaurant and bar options, storied spaces and matchless service, The Driskill is ready to welcome you to be a part of Texas history.

The Driskill, an Unbound Collection hotel by Hyatt.

Recognized as a coveted Austin hotel since 1886, The Driskill offers a historic setting entrenched in timeless charm. With a prime downtown location off 6th Street, our hotel is the perfect vantage point for exploring Austin’s entertainment district and beyond. Surrounded by Austin’s foodie scene, nightlife, and live music, we’re less than 10 minutes by foot from historic attractions like the Texas State Capitol Building and Congress Avenue Bridge. Experience the luxury rooms, storied dining, and impeccable service that only The Driskill can provide.

The Driskill Bar

From the elegant, timeless lobby, walk up the grand staircase and enter into old-world Texas, fit for a cattle baron. Named one of the 10 Best Hotel Bars in America by USA Today and The Best Bar in Texas by Southern Living, The Driskill Bar is, without question, as Texas as it gets for downtown Austin bars. With its rustic leather couches, cowhide barstools, cattle branded custom carpet, and the grand Texas Longhorn adorning the wall, you will have no question where you sit as you sip your whiskey cocktail. The Driskill Bar offers a relaxed atmosphere, bracing spirits, fine wines and good friendships.

1886 Café & Bakery

In the citizen-owned era, The Heritage Society founded the 1886 Lunchroom, successfully operated and staffed for over 20 years by members. Stocked with recipes from the hotel's past (including a stint by Neiman Marcus culinary director and "duchess of Texas cuisine" Helen Corbitt), and their own family histories, the ladies of the Heritage Society operated a venue that to this day is known as "Austin's socializing parlor." Paying homage to the city and Heritage Society's roles, the 1886 Café & Bakery opened on July 4, 2002.

The Grill

The Driskill Grill is one of Austin's most iconic restaurants. As a renowned Austin institution, it has been the site of many legendary events including the location of President Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson's first date. The Driskill Grill continues its tradition of excellent service and refined American cuisine, offering guests an authentically Austin and distinctively Driskill dining experience.

There is no greater joy than watching a love story unfold. For more than a century, starry-eyed couples have chosen to write the first chapter of their forever story at The Driskill – and we are honored to help pen the pages.

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With our location on 6th Street, The Driskill is steps away from Austin’s Convention Center and downtown entertainment district. Explore the area, comprised of eclectic live music venues, charming eateries, and long-standing historic sites including the Texas State Capitol Building. Or travel into Austin’s neighborhoods: South Congress, Eastside, Rainey Street, and Old West Austin Historic District are a sampling of areas coveted by locals and visitors alike. Austin adventures are found at every turn; create yours during your Texas getaway.

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