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The Driskill Hotel is located at East Sixth and Brazos streets. It couldn’t be more in the center of the action, with colorful Sixth stretching east and westward, the Texas State Capitol and historic Paramount Theater mere blocks away, beautiful Lady Bird Lake and the hike and bike trail nearby, and the Convention Center conveniently situated as well.
Six blocks south and one block west of the hotel is the Congress Avenue Bridge, where tourists flock to watch Austin’s famous Mexican bats make their nightly voyage at dusk. Cross the bridge and continue up the hill to find the South Congress district, which is filled with shops, artisan vendors, restaurants, live music and some of the best people-watching in town. Live music can also be found at nearby Cedar Street Courtyard, a spot known for its outdoor performances, The Elephant Room, an underground jazz hangout, and Austin City Limits at the Moody Theatre, a venue renowned for its fantastic sound system and sold-out shows with nationally recognized acts.