The Driskill


4-star hotel


4,088 Google Reviews

ETIC bronze rating
6.1 / 10
15.26 kg CO2e


The Driskill

Free WiFi

Health/Fitness Centre


No Smooking Rooms


Family rooms


Room service


ETIC silver rating

6.1 / 10

Experience unparalleled luxury, cutting-edge facilities, and exceptional hospitality at this esteemed hotel situated in the heart of the city. The Driskill, which is part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, is renowned as an iconic historical landmark in Austin and is conveniently located just moments away from the city`s most popular attractions. Originally established in 1886, The Driskill seamlessly blends the timeless appeal of yesteryears with the modern comforts of today. Guests can stay in shape at the contemporary fitness center or indulge in delectable cuisine at the award-winning restaurant on-site. The dedicated concierge service ensures that every stay is truly memorable. Every night, the bar comes alive with captivating live music performances, often featuring Grammy-winning artists. For an exceptional dining experience, Our 1886 Café & Bakery hosts monthly Beer Dinners. These special events showcase beers from a local brewery, expertly paired with a delightful 4-course dinner. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city center, with all its excitement and entertainment, just steps away from the front doors of The Driskill. Attend a concert at the renowned Austin Music Hall, explore the grandeur of the Texas State Capitol, or indulge in luxurious shopping—all within easy walking distance from the hotel.


Most Popular Facilities

Indoor Swimming pool

Free WiFi


Spa and Wellness Center

Non-Smoking rooms

Fitness Center



Good Breakfast





Internet services



Concierge service

ATM/cash machine on site

Luggage storage

Express check-in/check-out

24-hour front desk


Evening entertainment


Coffee house on site









Air conditioning

Non-smoking throughout



Family rooms

Facilities for disabled guests

Non-smoking rooms

Room service



Room Amenities


Steam room


Fitness centre



Business centre

Meeting/banquet facilities


Fire extinguishers

Smoke alarms

Security alarm

Key card access

Safety deposit box

Living Area


Ironing service

Dry cleaning


ETIC Green Scores

ETIC silver rating

6.1 / 10


15.26 kg CO2e

THE ETIC Gold Certification is awarded to ethical and sustainable hotels having a score of at least 8 out of 10.

Thresholds for "good" kg CO2e scores can vary depending on the context and the specific activity being measured. However, in the context of hotel stays, a relatively good kg CO2e score could be considered below 10 kg CO2e per room per night. This would indicate that the hotel is implementing energy-efficient practices and utilizing cleaner energy sources, resulting in a lower environmental impact.

What Makes The Hotel Ethical And Sustainable

The hotel has implemented various practices related to ESG/CSR. They offer vegetarian menu options and vegan menu options. [more...]

Read more about the hotel’s sustainability policies >

Etic Green Scores

Learn more about the ETIC Green Standard (EGS)

I. Environment (5.7)
1.1. Conserving Resources 4
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 4.9
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 4.1
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 4.5
1.1.4. Water Conservation 2.3
1.2. Reducing Pollution 6.2
1.2.1. GHG 4.3
1.2.2. Waste Water 8.2
1.2.3. Waste Management 6.7
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 7.5
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 4.4
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 6.9
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 9.7
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 8.5
1.3.3. Landscaping 5.9
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 6.6
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 3.7
II. Social (7.1)
2.1. Fair Trade 7.8
2.1.1. Community Development 6.9
2.1.2. Local Development 8
2.1.3. Fair Trade 9.9
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 4.6
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 9.8
2.2. Labour Rights 5.4
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 8.9
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 4
2.2.3. Labour Rights 3.2
2.3. Services 8
2.3.1. Community Services 6.1
2.3.2. Local Services 9.9
III. Culture & Site Protection (5.8)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 8.5
3.1.1. Culture Visits 8.5
3.2. Historical Artefacts 2.7
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 2.7
3.3. Protection of Sites 4.1
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 4.1
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 7.7
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 7.7
IV. Sustainable Managment (5.8)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 4.7
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 4.4
4.1.2. Health & Safety 2.8
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 7.3
4.1.4. Employee Training 3.8
4.1.5. Customer Experience 4.8
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 5.2
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 5.2
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 3.2
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 9.5
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 3
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 7.6
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 8
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 6.6
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 8.3


Questions & Answers

The dress code at The Driskill Bar is Business Casual.
Over time, celebrities such as Lyndon Baines Johnson, Jack Dempsey and Bob Hope stayed there. Furthermore, in 1979, John Bogardus, then manager of the Driskill, renovated the space for his personal use.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts acquires and takes over management of The Driskill, with planned investments of $8 million in upgrades to Austin`s iconic property.

Child Policies

Child policiesChildren of any age are welcome.Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.Cot and extra bed policies0 - 2 yearsExtra bed upon requestUS$30 per child, per nightCot upon requestFree3 - 16 yearsExtra bed upon requestUS$30 per child, per nightPrices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age Restrictions

Age restriction The minimum age for check-in is 21

Check-In Time

From 16:00

Check-Out Time

Until 11:00


Airports Around

  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (7 mi)
  • Giddings-Lee County Airport4 (46 mi)
  • Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport5 (56 mi)

Public Transport

  • Train: Downtown (450 yd)
  • Train: Plaza Saltillo0 (0.9 yd)
  • Train: Downtown450 ydTrain: Plaza Saltillo (0.9 mi)

Restraunts Around

  • Restaurant: The Driskil (10 yd)
  • Restaurant: Driskill Hotel Bakery Kitche (10 yd)
  • Restaurant: Eur (50 yd)

Top Attractions Around

  • Waterloo Park (900 yd)
  • French Legation Muse (1 yd)
  • Texas State Capitol0 miTexas Music Museum0 miBob Bullock Texas State History Museum0 miGeorge Washington Carver Museum1 miLyndon Baines Johnson Museum1 miBoggy Creek Park1 miMount Bonnell4 miMcKinney Falls State Park6 (0.6 yd)
  • Waterloo Park900 ydFrench Legation Museum1 ydTexas State Capitol (0.6 mi)
  • Texas Music Museum (0.7 mi)
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum (0.9 mi)
  • George Washington Carver Museum (1.1 mi)
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum (1.4 mi)
  • Boggy Creek Park (1.7 mi)
  • Mount Bonnell (4.1 mi)
  • McKinney Falls State Park (6 mi)


This hotel has no reviews.