Affectionately called the Big D, Dallas, Texas, is one of the shining stars of America. The city is one of the largest in the country and is rich with history, culture, and nationally ranked attractions. That being said, it’s no surprise that the Big D receives loads of visitors each year, and they’ve got to put all those people somewhere! Read our list to discover the 10 best hotels in Dallas.
This downtown Dallas hotel screams splendor. You’ll receive only the best of the best at the Adolphus, which has been visited by Donald Trump, Oscar de la Renta, Babe Ruth, and even Queen Elizabeth II. Established in 1912, this century-old hotel was fashioned in baroque style, bringing European luxury and regality to the Lone Star State. With a little over 400 rooms and suites, grand ballrooms, a private athletic club, and three gourmet restaurants, this place is oozing with sophisticated grandeur. The elaborate décor, attentive service, and historic European vibe will help you experience living like royalty, and don’t be surprised if you see a wedding taking place on the beautiful grounds, or a meeting in the conference rooms with some of the most important businessmen in attendance.
This Dallas sky-rise has it all. Guests may enjoy one of the 1,000 comfortable and stylish rooms that overlook the city skyline of downtown Dallas. Adjacent to the Dallas Arts District, the Omni houses seven dining options, including a steak house, farm-to-market restaurant, sports bar, and pool terrace. Take laps in the pool or get a treatment at the spa before walking across the connected sky bridge to the Convention Center to see a stellar performance. If you don’t find one there, the Omni puts on a performance of its own. Watch from below as the hotel changes colors! Its beautiful lights expertly add to the gorgeous Dallas cityscape.
This grand boutique hotel oozes style and sophistication. While the lobby and public spaces of the hotel are trendy and classy, including their state of the art conference rooms, exquisite ballroom, and deluxe restaurant and lounges, the private rooms are cozy and comfortable, reminding guests of their very own accommodations at home. Another amazing thing about the Magnolia is its downtown location. When you aren’t in your room or at the pool, walk around the bustling Dallas downtown district and explore shops, restaurants, and other fun attractions. If you came to Dallas to explore, the Magnolia offers you a front-row seat.
The Joule offers over three kinds of rooms, four suites, and four penthouse options for guests to enjoy. The hotel has many phenomenal features, one of them being the exquisite art collection. Walk up and down the halls to notice the mid-century mosaics and other colorfully created works. As impressive as the curated art may be, it’s not the only thing to see – the hotel is also home to many boutique shops, including two Los Angeles-themed designer stores and a library shop, where guests can peruse books and sip coffee. Don’t forget about the five prime restaurant and bar locations in addition to the deluxe fitness center and spa.
A chic cosmopolitan hotel, the Highland Dallas is high-class. Start your day off with a workout in the 24-hour center, and then have brunch at the hotel’s premium restaurant, Knife. Afterwards, relax by the 47ft-long (14m) infinity pool or get pampered with a massage at the Exhale spa, and be sure to pop into the salon for a full makeover, including hair, face, and nail treatments. Finally, meet up with your friends for after-dinner drinks and a pop-up movie out on the patio. Whether you want to work or play, eat or explore, or relax and rejuvenate, the Highland will help you do it in style.
With Fairmont hotels in select locations all over the world, local residents and out-of-town visitors are lucky to have a Fairmont in Dallas. The establishment offers unparalleled service and hospitality, premium rooms and suites, and award-winning fine dining in an artistic and expressive neighborhood. With mattresses topped with plush bedding and high-tech features in all of the rooms, the Fairmont provides comfort and convenience. Combine that with their rooftop pool, exclusive YMCA guest access, and available spa services, and the Fairmont Dallas knocks it out of the park.
ZaZa may sound like a nonsensical word in a witch’s spell, but that’s okay because your stay at ZaZa will be nothing but magical. The boutique hotel won’t feel like a hotel at all, but rather a beautifully decorated and spacious, private home. The hotel offers rooms, suites, and bungalows for guest to stay in, and some, if not many, of these options include hardwood floors, formal dining areas, and garden terraces, all within an exquisitely styled room with 10-foot ceilings. When you aren’t relaxing in your room, stop by the luxurious spa, the pool, which features musical stylings of a DJ and great nightlife ambience, or visit the ZaZa Art House and Social Gallery. The space is very popular for private dining and social events and also hosts many art exhibitions, fashion installations, and even artists’ seminars.
This retro-chic establishment is ideal for those traveling in groups or working with a budget. The hotel offers around 65 rooms, including a terrace suite and hospitality suite. Grab a drink with the girls at Bar Belmont, or hang with the guys at Smoke, the hotel’s signature smokehouse. Take a swim in the pool while enjoying views of Downtown Dallas or break out a sweat in the fitness center. The Belmont also offers special hotel packages for guests, including the Girls Night In, which features tarot card readings and drink coupons, or the Romance Package, featuring champagne and desserts. Belmont is the winner of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence in 2014, so book your stay today!
The Rosewood Crescent offers guests a choice of over 10 styles of plush rooms and suites, ranging from a deluxe room to the presidential suite. Almost all of the rooms come complete with French doors, Italian décor and furnishings, and a quaint balcony. The hotel also features five eating locations, including Nobu, a deluxe sushi restaurant, and The Conservatory, a sunroom restaurant that serves guests breakfast and lunch as they look over the garden. There is also a bar and lounge and a great coffee shop. The Rosewood is a great hotel for those traveling with children as the hotel has special child amenities available, including kids’ menu options, planned events and activities, babysitting services, and more. At the Rosewood Crescent, the whole family can relax in style.
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With over 400 suites and villas, a 25,000sqft (2,323sqm) pool, and an on-site golf course, the sky’s the limit at the Four Seasons Resort and Club. Beginning with the rooms, guests may stay in standard rooms, deluxe tower suites, or beautiful villas. Almost all of the rooms have balconies and patios that overlook the golf course or pool or feature another lovely view. Take a dip in one of the four pools, which include a family pool, indoor pool, spa pool, Agave pool and bar. The hotel’s highlight is definitely the Las Colinas Golf Course, which is visited every year by the PGA Tour and its best players. Guests may play on the exclusive course, dine at the café on the green, or take lessons at the Las Colinas Golf School. If golf isn’t for you, be sure to hit up the tennis courts and fitness center before relaxing in their supreme spa.