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Hyatt Buys Austin's Historic Driskill Hotel

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Hyatt is paying about $85 million to take over a hotel that's been a downtown Austin fixture since 1886.

The company announced yesterday that it has acquired the 189-room Driskill Hotel. It's expected to undergo a two-year renovation costing about $8 million.

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