139 Driskill Hotel – Austin, Texas

Is the Driskill Hotel in Austin, TX Haunted?

The Driskill Hotel in Austin has been chosen as one of the most haunted hotels in Texas. Its original owner made his money from the Civil War and many believe that blood money has led to tragedy and ghosts. Is it haunted? Listen and decide!

Questions Discussed in this Episode

How and why was the hotel built? Who was the man who owned it and what happened to him? How many times has its ownership changed hands? Who were some of its most famous guests? Are there two brides that haunt it? What happened to the little girl thought to have died on the stairs? What happens with the painting upstairs? What paranormal reports have there been over the years?

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Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers

“Pat Facts” and “Ghost Story” themes by Mondo

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This Episode’s Sources

Driskill Hotel – Wikipedia

Iconic Downtown Austin Hotels on 6th Street | The Driskill

Mondo’s Video: Insta 360° X3 VR Hiking – Austin, Texas , McKinney Falls State Park. – YouTube

The Haunted Driskill Hotel – Austin Ghosts

Driskill Hotel’s Haunted History: Fact vs. Fiction – Austin Monthly Magazine

The Haunted Driskill Hotel | Austin’s Haunted Hotel

Lots of stories about the downtown Driskill Hotel being haunted. Here’s one about the Houston Bride. : r/Austin

Driskill Hotel maintains #1 rank as Yelp’s most haunted in Texas | kvue.com

Most Haunted Place In Austin: The Driskill Hotel – YouTube

The Ghosts of the Driskill Hotel – Austin Ghost Tours

History and hauntings of The Driskill Hotel | krem.com

Haunted Driskill Hotel, Austin, Texas | Haunted Rooms America

5 things you may not know about Austin’s historic The Driskill Hotel | KXAN Austin

The (Haunted) Driskill

Review: The Driskill Hotel, Is room 525 Haunted? – Monkey Miles

Adventures in Austin: Driskill Hostel Ghost Tour | ATX TV Festival Season 10 – YouTube

‘I talk to ghosts and they’re my friends – what it’s like working in a haunted hotel’ – Mirror Online

The Haunted Driskill Hotel — Eerie Lights