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The Driskill Hotel itself is a Richardsonian Romanesque structure. The 1886-opened property was mostly built with brick and includes intricate limestone features. Inside, much of the original marble flooring is in tact, as well are many of the original ornate lamps and light installations. Art Deco-era hex tile can also be found in the 1886 Cafe & Bakery and some of the private bathrooms. Additionally, Texan influence can be seen throughout the hotel in features such as cowhide- and fragrant leather-covered furniture, and Longhorn heads mounted at strategic spots along property walls. But even while the Austin hotel exhibits a certain charm unique to the city, it still shows a refinement any well-heeled world traveler can appreciate.