The Driskill Hotel in Austin, TX

The Driskill Hotel in Austin, TX

“The next time you are in Texas and you are looking for a hotel to stay in, make it the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas! This is said to be one of the most haunted place in Texas today and while haunted, it’s still very elegant and cozy.

It is said that there are two known ghosts in the lobby of the hotel, a room with haunted mirrors as well as a ghost security guard upstairs.

One of the ghosts in the main lobby, usually by the front desk of the hotel, is a small girl that walks around chasing a bouncing ball. Maybe she just likes seeing who checks in and who checks out?

The other ghost in the lobby sits in the old vault of the hotel. Many say this is the ghost of the depression-era hotel manager, but ironically he is said to be rather cheerful!

When there was a depression and all of the banks in town closed many years ago, the hotel manager would open the vault and give the money to people who were in dire need.

He trusted that each of the borrowers would return the money once they had it and each and everyone of them did. He was a very kind person and still is. He won’t harm you, he just likes to sit and watch guests as well as welcoming them on certain occasions.

To be sure that the hotel is safe during the evenings, famous ghost, LBJ, acts a security guard. He is rumored to walk the halls every evening as quickly as he can to check on the activity that is going

 

 

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