Atmosphere: Built in 1886 by Col. Jesse Driskill, a highly successful cattleman, the Driskill Hotel stands as one of the oldest buildings in Austin. It was officially listed in National Register of Historic Places on November 25, 1969. The Driskill originally consisted of 60 rooms and has since grown to 189 with 12 floors.
Staff: Calm, professional, and tedious.
Average room price: $229/plus taxes
Room: The room is a cozy space located not far from the elevators. It is decorated with a blend of contemporary and unique historical artwork, along with antique furniture.
View: The large window reveals a view of the adjacent alleyway.
Lobby: The interior design showcases a Romanesque architecture with its characteristic semi-circular arches and decorative arcading. The lobby is warm, welcoming and is very reminiscent of the 19th century it was a once a part of.
Restaurants: In terms of dining, guests will find the Driskill Grill and 1886 Cafe & Bakery delightful and delicious.
Bonus: The hotel is located in a prime location of downtown Austin, with many shops, restaurants and historic sites just a few steps away.
Marcus Troy Rating: 8/10
Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701, United States
Phone: +1 512-439-1234
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