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The Driskill, Austin, Texas

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  • City center
Distance from city center: 2.6mi
Jackie's pictureby Jackie Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 17th of October, 2010
Even if you can't stay in this amazingly beautiful hotel because you're on a budget, you should still go and take a look at it, or have a drink inside, because The Driskill is not just a luxury hotel, it is a symbol of Texas history and hospitality.

Built around 1880 in honor of a wealthy nobleman, Jesse Driskill, this hotel is a historical landmark, home to business venues, political conventions and music performances. It has a marvelous architecture and it is worth a look if only for the sake of some pictures. Highly recommending it!

604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

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