Austin hotel voted 2nd most haunted in America

The Driskill (Melissa Hinkle/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) —  With Halloween just weeks away, a downtown Austin landmark is getting national recognition.

Mashable says the Driskill Hotel is number two on the list of the most haunted hotels in America.

The luxury hotel on 6th Street was built by Jesse Driskill in 1886. Driskill’s spirit reportedly haunts the hotel to this day.

To stay at the Driskill and hunt ghosts yourself visit their website here.

In 2009, KXAN’s Josh Hinkle’s mom stayed at the Driskill to investigate paranormal activity. Watch the story here: provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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