Special Events

When in Austin, host your meeting at The Driskill, where you’ll follow in the footsteps of notable public figures throughout their finest moments. It was here where Lyndon B. Johnson celebrated his presidential victory, as well as the spot where a variety of Texas governors hosted their inaugural ball. For over a century, The Driskill has earned its iconic status for the grandest functions, from intimate gatherings to large-scale galas and timeless wedding celebrations. If your meeting is held in conjunction with a conference, our hotel is located near the Austin Convention Center.

Total Sleeping Rooms

189

Spaces

Outfitted with modern technologies, yet equipped with historic features, each of our meeting and event spaces tells its own unique story. Choose from over 18,000 square feet of space, which ranges from our elegant and opulent Mezzanine, to our beautiful Texas-detailed ballroom, and stately, powerful Governor’s Boardroom. Enjoy stunning event spaces with luxurious décor, from the sparkling chandeliers in The Crystal Room, to the gold leaf mirrors in The Maximilian Room. Become a part of history when you host your meeting or event at Austin’s original and historic hotel.

Weddings

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Weddings

Since 1886, our historic hotel has earned its iconic status for luxury Austin weddings, and is unrivaled when it comes to grand, timeless and unforgettable receptions.

Meetings

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Meetings

Our Texas landmark hotel provides unique meeting space near the Austin Convention Center.

Catering

dining room
From traditional southern comfort foods, to time-honored original recipes, The Driskill creates innovative dishes inspired not only by local flavors, but by the story and meaning they hold. Each plate is distinctly Austin and tailored to your guests’ preferences.

Contact Us

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