Known as Austin’s iconic hotel, Condé Nast Traveler named The Driskill one of the 15 Best Hotels in Austin, among the city’s top boutique and lifestyle spots to rest your head. With its stately first impression and staff that takes pride in the hotel’s history, Condé Nast Traveler boasted that there is “no more authentically Texas hotel than this 1800s-era grand dame near downtown.” – Condé Nast Traveler, March 2018
Best Historic Hotel Smart Stars Award Winner - Favorited by former President Lyndon B. Johnson for election watch parties, and by several Texas governors for their inaugural balls, The Driskill was honored as a premier venue for meetings and events in North America for its iconic past. – Smart Meetings, June 2018
"The stately Driskill Hotel provides a well kept and polished glimpse of another time in Austin. With an excellent location for discovering downtown Austin on foot, The Driskill provides service and well appointed rooms. A welcoming lounge and interesting dining options add to a great Texas hotel." – TripAdvisor Review, April 2018
"Well-appointed rooms, with a classic flair. Friendly and helpful staff, conveniently located in the very heart of downtown Austin. Don't forget to visit the Driskill bar on a Friday or Saturday night. Wonderful signature cocktails, and good live entertainment." – TripAdvisor Review, February 2018
Named one of the Best Bars in the South in 2016 and the Best Bar in Texas in 2017 by Southern Living, The Driskill Bar is without question as Texas as it gets for downtown Austin bars. With its rustic leather couches, cowhide bar stools, details of revolvers, and the grand Texas Longhorn adorning the wall, it’s a unique experience on the list of things to do in Austin that you won’t want to miss.