Downtown Dallas is a bustling hub of the city, with plenty of attractions and activities to keep everyone entertained. From the historic West End District, home to the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and the Museum of Illusions, to the lively Dallas Farmers Market, Arts District and House of Blues, there’s something for all types of travellers. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or an exciting night out, opting for a hotel in the neighborhood give you easy access to must-see sights. These downtown Dallas hotels have been selected for top-rated service, accommodations, facilities, and enviable position close to major attractions.
The Most Luxurious Hotels in Dallas Close To All Downtown Must-See Sights
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AC Hotel by Marriott Dallas Downtown
AC Hotel sits on Commerce Street and seamlessly blends outstanding Southern hospitality and European style. Located in the center of downtown, this boutique hotel is popular with business travelers and families. A stay here makes it easy to navigate the area and it’s close by to Fair Park, Deep Ellum and Dos Equis Pavilion. The hotel was recently renovated in 2017 with modern design features that reflect its European design aesthetic. It offers 173 rooms with contemporary and chic decor ranging from standard rooms to suites. All rooms feature comfortable beds with premium bedding and linens for a restful night’s sleep and many have a dedicated work space. The AC Lounge bar serves handcrafted cocktails and tapas. Morning breakfast is laid out in the AC kitchen offering homemade pastries, great coffee, and a nice selection of cured meats and cheese. Other facilities include an tranquil indoor pool and an in-house fitness facility. There are often seasonal deals, especially if you are staying at the property for more than five nights, so be sure to contact the hotel if you are intending an extended getaway.
AC Hotel by Marriott Dallas Downtown : 1712 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
Price per night: $256
Magnolia Hotel Dallas Downtown
The Magnolia Hotel Dallas Downtown is a historic hotel (formerly the Magnolia Petroleum Company Building) located on the Main Street District of downtown Dallas. Housed in a high-rise built in 1922, the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is considered a Texas historic landmark. It provides 330 luxury rooms and suites, some of which have stunning views of the neighborhood. Guests can choose from standard rooms or upgrade to one of their many suites, which offer additional amenities such as separate living areas and wet bars. Its location is spot-on, steps away from the West End District and the American Airlines Center where the Dallas Mavericks play. Unlike many chain hotels in the area, Magnolia has a more homely feel (warm cookies and milk are served at reception in the evenings.) Again, if you are staying in town for a while, opt for one of their home away from home extended-stay suites.
Magnolia Hotel Dallas Downtown : 1401 Commerce St, Dallas, TX, 75201
Price per night: $240
Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown, an IHG Hotel
This is another hotel housed in a National Historic Landmark building. Once the Dallas Opera House, you’ll be welcomed by the original traditional facade and once you step inside, the clammer of downtown will melt away. It was also recently renovated in 2018 and resulted in a modern and spacious interior with plenty of natural light and a white-gray color scheme with rich maroon accents. The history of the building is reflected in black and white paragraphs and murals which are peppered throughout the property. The design of rooms is tastefully done with wooden floors, modern furnishings, and sleek bathrooms with walk-in rainfall showers. On-site there’s a lovely little bistro for breakfast and dinner, a sizeable fitness center, and a business area that has a couple of computers.
Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown, an IHG Hotel : 1933 Main St, Dallas, TX, 75201
Price per night: $234
Renaissance Saint Elm Dallas Downtown Hotel
The Renaissance Saint Elm Dallas Downtown Hotel was built in the early 20th century and has since been transformed into one of the most sought-after hotels in the city. It has hosted many notable events over the years, including award shows, celebrity weddings, and corporate events. The hotel’s design stands out from other handful of hotels of this calibre in the area. Its architecture is inspired by classic European styles with modern touches that give it a contemporary Texan feel. The decor is warm and inviting with a rich color palette and textiles that make it feel like home. The location is unbeatable. It’s housed in the historic Tower Petroleum Building in the heart of downtown, walking a distance of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas Holocaust Museum, among other top city attractions. Other than the comfortable and polished rooms, you’ll find a 24-hour fitness center, an on-site convenience store, and an on-site bar (which has rave reviews) and bistro. The eatery is perhaps not the “best” place to eat in downtown, but there’s plenty of outstanding restaurants steps from the front door.
Renaissance Saint Elm Dallas Downtown Hotel : 1907 Elm St, Dallas, TX, 75201
Price per night: $201
Crowne Plaza Hotel Dallas Downtown, an IHG Hotel
The Crown Plaza Hotel sits in a busy part of downtown, with most of the major attractions being within walking distance. Whether you’re in town, to catch a basketball game, eat a truck load of Texas barbeque, or looking to enjoy the city’s nightlife, this is a superb place to base yourself. The affordable nightly rate is a huge draw, as is the outdoor pool and patio area with views over downtown and the Dallas skyline. For those looking to party (without leaving the comfort of the hotel) there’s a popular bar and nightclub on-site that is buzzing on weekends with guests and a local crowd. As with most downtown hotels, it’s geared towards business travelers and caters to their needs with meeting spaces, a 24-hours business center, and a newly renovated gym that can be accessed at any time of the day.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Dallas Downtown, an IHG Hotel : 1015 Elm St, Dallas, TX, 75202
Price per night: $191
The best things to do in downtown Dallas
- Visit the Historic West End District: Home to the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, the Museum of Illusions, and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum.
- Explore the Dallas Farmers Market: Here you’ll find fresh produce, artisanal goods, and delicious food.
- Take in a show at House of Blues: Enjoy live music from local and national acts in this iconic venue.
- Catch a game at American Airlines Center: Watch basketball or ice hockey games in this state-of-the-art facility.
- Admire the skyline from Reunion Tower: Take in breathtaking views of downtown Dallas from the observation deck.