Dallas is a city known the world over. A center for art, finance. and luxury – the city boasts numerous parks, restaurants, museums, and other amenities. It is also among the most visited city for business travelers. And now as the restrictions are winding down and people are allowed more mobility, it seems the streets of Dallas will flood again with people looking for an adventure.
If you have a mind to travel to the city yourself, whether for business or leisure, you’ll need to settle on a hotel to stay in. Finding the right hotel can be confusing at best since Dallas is a big city and the options are numerous. That’s why in this article we have taken the liberty of compiling a list of the best Dallas hotels for your consideration:
1. The Highland Dallas
The Highland Hotel – A Curio Collection by Hilton, was opened in the 1960s with the intent of being luxurious without coming-off as too highbrow. This is reflected in the architecture and design of the hotel as well as the hotel finds the right balance between mid-century modern grandeur and the unimposing interior design that allows one to just unwind and feel at home. The Highland Dallas Hotel is the perfect choice for couples and families looking for a good and wholesome time.
The hotel also boasts an 47 feet long infinity pool with a poolside lounge and hot tubs. They also boat a spa, a salon, and a fitness center as part of their amenities.
2. Omni Dallas Hotel
The Omni Dallas Hotel finds itself at the center of downtown Dallas and all the cultural centers found therein. Near the hotel are restaurants, galleries, and the Dallas Convention Center which is connected to the hotel via Sky Bridge. You can also enjoy a spectacular view of Dallas from their heated infinity pool deck and fitness center. Omni Dallas also plays host to numerous art and sports events. If you’re in to be at the heart of all the action, then the Omni Dallas Hotel is perfect for providing luxury amenities at a more than affordable cost.
The hotel all processes 8 restaurants, 24 hour room service, a Mokara spa, and an indoor/outdoor event center.
3. The Statler Dallas Hotel
When founded in the 1960s, the Statler Hotel – Curio Collection by Hilton, married mid-century modern aesthetic with a Las Vegas temperament.
Throughout the establishment, there is a tasteful blend of luxury and fun. The hotel is more suited for adults but that doesn’t mean it can’t cater to a family as well. In fact, the Statler contains a bowling alley, and two swimming pools with cabanas. Other amenities include restaurants, a newly upgraded fitness center, and even pet-friendly services.
All the rooms are fitted with technology that allows you control over all the electrical components with the use of a tablet. If you’d prefer to stay-in, room service is impeccable and available 24 hours a day.
4. The Joule Dallas Hotel
Unique in its architecture, The Joule is considered a landmark for its 1920s Neo-Gothic design. Located adjacent to the Dallas Art District, one of the centers of art and culture in the southwest, the Hotel boasts numerous works of arts from local and international artists in its interior as well. There is also a 30,000 square feet event center that frequently showcases cultural and theatricals displays or can serve as a venue for weddings or business convention.
The amenities include restaurants that serve award-winning food, shops and boutiques which are Dallas exclusive, and a 11,000 square foot subterranean spa.
5. Virgin Dallas Hotel
The new Virgin Hotel in Downtown Dallas, like all Virgin Hotels, offers a clean, comfortable, and affordable place to stay. The hotels makes it a point to merge business and pleasure and provide all the needed stops to have as much fun in Dallas as possible without breaking the bank. Take a load off in their rooftop pool and dining area, or have a fun time with friends in their Funny Library coffeeshop where the coffee uses only the most premium of roasts. If you’re looking to have a smashing time in Dallas without necessarily availing of the expensive experience, the the Virgin Hotel the kind of place you wont regret.
The Virgin Hotel also offers 24 hour gym services, a club, and a business/event meeting and event center.
6. Four Seasons Resort and Club
If you’d like to experience Dallas without the hustle and bustle, then the Four Seasons Resort and Club is the hotel of choice. A green, nature-filled retreat within a metropolis, the sprawling resort property offers a golf course and a sports clubs for those looking to get active. The agave pool is perfect for relaxation and for cooling of during the hot Texan Summers and very night guests gather around large fireplaces to have drinks and unwind.
Other amenities include an authentic sand beach, lobby boutiques, and even complimentary use of their collections of Mercedes-Benzes.
7. HALL Arts Hotel
Another Hotel under the Curio Collection by Hilton, the HALL Arts Hotel lives up to its name by delivery individually designed rooms filled with art and specializing in comfort. The main purpose of the hotel was to challenge the definition of luxury and offer authenticity and expression rather than opulence and glamour. (though to say it isn’t luxurious wouldn’t be accurate either).
The Hotels possesses business meeting rooms, event halls, the famous Elle’s Restaurant, and enough art to fill a museum. Any art enthusiast must come to the Hall Arts Dallas Hotel and have an amazing time, if not just gawk at all the rare and wonderful pieces on display.
8. Rosewood Mansion
This iconic hotel can be found in an exclusive uptown neighborhood which ties much into how it was founded. The Rosewood Mansion is unique due to its rich and centuries old history – the Mansion was indeed a residence until it was converted in the late 1970s to a high class hotel. Since then, it has garnered numerous awards and mentions for its refined services and style including the US News and World Report’s Best Hotel in Dallas list where it ranked number 1.
The hotel offers pet care services and twice daily room cleanings. There is also the Lexus Test Drive where they let you experience the driving of a new Lexus. Also dine at the world-renowned Mansion Restaurant and have a few drinks at the Mansion Bar.
9. Hotel Crescent Court
The Dallas Hotel Crescent Court offers a sophisticated design with a undeniably Texan bend. A stone’s throw away from Victory and Klyde Warren Park, the hotel recently underwent a $30 million renovation that greatly expanded and revamped its refined image. This also improved its amenities and allowed them to provide more to the customer looking for a grand time.
If you find yourself in this hotel, do visit the Beau Nash – a popular cocktail spot in Dallas. The lounge offers a wide selection of drinks and premium wines. The Crescent Club too is well known for being a classic dining venue that also offers access to impressive gym facilities and trainers. The hotel also has a pool and spa in it’s long list of amenities.
10. W Dallas Hotel
The W Dallas hotel sits in close proximity to Victory park and the American Airlines Center. The hotel deals in providing a fun and carefree experience to guests. The hotel itself is surrounded by restaurants, museums, and even the famous House of Blues. The Gym is open 24/7 and the Pool deck offers a chance to cool off on hot days. The Living Room Bar offers drinks until late into night and the Great Room and Altitude are perfect venues for special events.
11. Fairmont Dallas Hotel
The Fairmont Dallas Hotel has stood at the heart of the Dallas Art District for 50 years now and with good reason. The Dallas hotel is wedged in the middle of fine dinning restaurants, shopping, and arts and entertainment. It’s also close enough to Dealey Plaza, Victory Park, the American Airline Center, and the Central Business District.
Dine at the Pyramid Restaurant or take relax by the massive Pool Terrace. The hotel also provides grocery service, use of a safety deposit box, and laundry/vale services.
12. La Meridien
Also known as The Stoneleigh, La Meridien boasts a 1923 Art Deco building and perfect for either the business traveler or party-goer. When at La Meridian, a visit to the well-known Perle on Maple Restaurant is a must – the cuisine is innovative in a distinctly Texan way. The 6000 square foot events space was designed by Dorothy Draper and contains all the old-time opulent fixtures. The entire place in fact exudes an old Hollywood feel if Hollywood was in Dallas.
The amenities of La Meridien includes pet-friendly care, a swimming pool, a fitness center, and meeting spaces.
13. The Ritz-Carlton
In most major cities, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel serves as the source of extravagance and glamour. The Ritz-Carlton in Dallas though holds the singular distinction as being the only 5 star hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide. This ,means that a stay in the prominent hotel is guaranteed splendor and high living.
The Dallas hotel is also home to Dean Ferring, a master on southwestern cuisine and whose margaritas .are a landmark on their own right. Be sure to not miss out on the Ritz-Carlton Spa and Salon too.
14. Hotel ZaZa
Where some hotels are for relaxation and high-brow services, the Hotel ZaZa specializes in hip and chic enjoyment. A self-proclaimed boutique hotel, a stay at the Hotel Zaza is an easy ticket to all of Dallas’ nightlife events and art displays, as well as around the corner from Isnetworld Headquarters.. The mixture of Mediterranean elegance and avant-garde design propels the hotel well beyond the usual.
Be sure to try one of its Magnificent 7 Suites that are oozing with character and are interestingly named. The poolside is an eclectically furnished area that dares you to let loose and take the city on. The gym features high-tech equipment and even provides you with headphones incase you forgot yours. The Dallas hotel is also just a few blocks away from the business centers and art hubs.
15. The Adolphus Hotel
Since its building by European Craftsmen in the 20th century, the hotel has been a source of culture and luxury in Downtown Dallas for over a hundred years. The hotel has even had 3 American Presidents as guests, as well as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Within the hotel are carefully selected goods for sale in Commerce, a rooftop pool, the Adolphus Spa, and the state-of-the-art Gym.
A stay in this Dallas hotel is a walk through history and Texan culture that just cant be bought or replicated by any other hotel. In the walls of the Adolphus are echoes of the history and journey of Dallas and that’s why it’s more than just a hotel, it’s a heritage site.
We hoped that this list was of service to you in finding for the right Dallas hotel. The wonderful city awaits and its time you come and grab it by the horns and have the adventure you always dreamed about.
Be sure to plan you trips a head and book reservations early in order to avoid the the seasonal price hikes. Come to Dallas with an itinerary too in order to keep expenses in control or to see as much of the city as possible (though we are not adverse to just winging it). For business travelers, it is ideal to get the Dallas hotel near the place of meeting or, if the meeting is at a hotel, book a room where the venue is.
Also, in this point of history, we should more than ever exercise care when travelling to distant places. All the hotels mentioned in this list have taken measure to ensure the safety of their guests during the Pandemic that is posted on their respective websites. There is, however, no substitute for doing the necessary research and taking the necessary precautions when going on a trip. With that in mind, do have a wonderful time in your next stay at a Dallas hotel.