How much is the Driskill hotel worth?
The landmark Driskill Hotel is now a Hyatt. Hyatt Hotels Corp. said Friday that it has acquired the 189-room hotel at East Sixth and Brazos streets for $85 million. The hotel had an appraised value of $23.2 million last year, according to the Travis Central Appraisal District.
When was Driskill built?
Built in 1886 as the showplace of a cattle baron, The Driskill remains a landmark of legendary Texas hospitality.
Is there a pool at the Driskill Hotel?
The 189-room Driskill Hotel sets a new standard for historic hotels. There’s no pool or other on-site amenities besides a nice fitness center and small massage room, but the location in the heart of Austin’s famous Sixth Street entertainment district is prime.
Where do I park at Driskill Hotel?
The Driskill Parking
- LINE – $20. Cheapest bookable Garage.
- 720 Brazos St. – Perry Brooks – Garage – $30.
- 151 Ash St. ( 823 Congress Ave.) –
- Lot 555 – Lavaca Garage – $8. Cheapest Garage.
- <1 min walk - 612 Brazos Street.
- 2 min walk – 201 E 5th St Austin.
- $2.40. 1 min walk – 610 Brazos St Austin.
Can you tour the Driskill?
The Ghost City Tours package includes a nights stay in a spacious guestroom at The Driskill, two tickets to a citywide ghost tour guided by Ghost City Tours, $25 hotel credit, and a $10 VooDoo Donuts gift card. Visit some of the spookiest sights in Austin with Ghost City Tours, including: Texas State Capitol Building.
What happened at the Driskill?
The story goes that in 1887—just one year after the Driskill opened its doors— the four year-old daughter of a U.S. Senator fell to her death when she tripped and tumbled down the grand staircase in the lobby while chasing a ball.