The Best Hotels in Dallas
Collected by AFAR Editors , AFAR Staff
If everything is bigger in Texas, then the hotel scene in Dallas definitely follows suit. Mostly massive, accommodations here come with equally outsized amenities, from 18-hole golf courses to museum-worthy art collections. Find your favorite among properties ranging from the historic and intimate to the luxurious and over-the-top.
1717 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
When it opened in 1969, the Fairmont Dallas set the bar high for luxury hotels, dazzling visitors with opulent interiors, a Neiman Marcus outpost in the lobby, and 11 separate kitchens. Its legendary Venetian Room hosted acts like Ella...
4150 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038, USA
Though technically in Irving, midway between Dallas and Fort Worth, this Four Seasons outpost has honorary Big D status: Opened in 1986, it was a pioneer in the city’s luxury hotel scene, with Spanish Colonial–style vaulted...
2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207, USA
For evidence of the “everything is bigger in Texas” trope, look no further than this urban resort, which—with 1,606 Asian-accented guest rooms and suites spread out over 45 acres—is one of the largest in the south. Its location in the Design...
2332 Leonard St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
A trailblazer of the boutique hotel scene, Hotel ZaZa has become a Texas-grown mini-chain over the last decade, with two properties in Houston and one in Austin. But this Uptown outpost remains a true original. The Mediterranean-inspired...
2821 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
It took a 1920s cotton magnate and a 1980s oil heiress to create the city’s most iconic stay, the former incorporating hallmarks of European design into a 10,000-square-foot house the likes of which had never been seen in Dallas—think...
1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
Opened by Anheuser-Busch cofounder Adolphus Busch in 1912, the city’s first grande dame has witnessed a lot of history. For several decades beginning in the 1930s, the property was home to the Century Room—a legendary club where...
5300 E Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
One of the first properties to join Hilton’s Curio Collection, The Highland received a multimillion-dollar renovation in 2016, giving spaces a warm, sophisticated vibe with lots of wood and stone and splashes of Texas chic (think fur in the...
1530 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
You’d be hard pressed to find a more stylish stay downtown than The Joule. The independently owned hotel is spread out over three interconnected buildings—a classic revival-style from 1913, a former Salvation Army built in 1911, and a...
2440 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
Though Dallas’ public transportation network is expanding, it’s still tough to really enjoy the city without a car—which makes the W all the more appealing. Just a short stroll from the American Airlines Center, the hotel is the...
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