Get to know the hotels that keep meeting planners coming back to Dallas.
Posted on Jun 24, 2021 By Andrew Vela
With an abundance of hotels in the city, Dallas delivers when it comes to providing impressive options for accommodations. And while it's no secret that Dallas has seen an uptick in hotel development in recent years, there are many notable properties that have been a part of the Dallas hospitality scene for years.
Here's a look at one of Dallas' most well-known hotels, the Renaissance Dallas Hotel.
Did you know
The Renaissance Dallas Hotel, part of the Distinctive Premium Brand within the Marriott portfolio, has long been celebrated as one of the most recognizable landmark buildings in Dallas, with its unique elliptical shape and diagonal roofline. And as a recent Marriott Distinctive Premium Hotel of the Year, the hotel has plenty to offer, including abundant meeting space, impressive views of the city and Renaissance Club Lounge access. Additionally, the hotel has been awarded TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice designation, bestowed to the top 10 percent of hotels worldwide.
Guests and meeting planners alike will appreciate the hotel's GBAC STAR certification – a performance-based accreditation program that helps facilities demonstrate a commitment to protocols to combat biohazards and infectious disease.
Additionally, the hotel's prime location in the heart of the Dallas Medical District, close access to Dallas Market Center and proximity to the Design District provides a gateway to the Downtown Dallas area, with dozens of restaurants, family-friendly attractions, and cultural institutions along the way.
Read on for more details on one of Dallas' most popular hotels.
Meeting planners will find the hotel provides ample space to accommodate groups of various sizes. Along with plentiful meeting rooms and breakout spaces, the hotel's 16,000 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom is LEED Certified, and more than 75 percent of all the meeting space in the hotel offers serene natural light. One of the most impressive spaces is the City View Room and Terrace, offering 6,000 square feet of floor-to-ceiling windows and 5,000 square feet of outdoor space, all with spectacular views of the city.
Meeting Space Fast Facts
- 34 event rooms
- 31 breakout rooms
- 514 total guest rooms
- 1,800-person capacity in their largest space
- 51,753 sq. ft. of event space
Pick your level of comfort with rooms ranging from modern two-bed accommodations to a luxurious hospitality suite complete with sweeping city views. Guests will find modern amenities and upgrades, including in-room entertainment options, food and beverage service and Aveda bathroom amenities – all standard practice for the hotel after a recent $14 million guest room renovation completed in 2019.
While visiting for your meeting or conference, you'll find the Renaissance to be the perfect space away from home. A visit to the hotel wouldn't be complete without a visit to its rooftop, heated pool, one of the highest pools in Dallas. The pool offers plenty of space to relax in the Texas sun and is adjacent to the 1,500 square foot state of the art fitness center.
While there are more restaurants than we can mention in the immediate vicinity of the hotel, we've curated a few to get a diverse array of everything Dallas has to offer a foodie. From street grub to posh steakhouses, you are bound to find something for your palette! Check out our dining section for more ideas for your next meal.
Asador, located inside of the Renaissance Dallas Hotel
Asador, led by Executive Chef Joe Graffeo, is a delectable restaurant continuously focused on organic modern farm-to-fire cuisine. The menu changes seasonally, so you know you'll be in for a locally-sourced culinary treat. Asador is open daily and also serves weekend brunch.
Taqueria La Ventana
Hit up one of four locations in the DFW metroplex to bite into some of the best street tacos in town. If you make your way to the Downtown location, located just south of Klyde Warren Park, make sure you earn your Margarita Mile check in. The taqueria's Downtown location is one of 15 spots along the famed Margarita Mile, Dallas' collection of the city's most colorful margaritas
Dine amidst the twinkles of chandeliers at this swanky Dallas steakhouse. Under direction from esteemed local chef Nick Badovinus the restaurant offers decadent dishes like prime tenderloin tartare, wood-roasted Maine lobster and carefully selected prime steak cuts.
Located just four blocks from the Kay Bailey Convention Center Dallas, Chimalma is serving up some of the best modern Mexican food in Dallas. This taco bar is a tribute to the delicious food coming out of Jalisco, México and can satisfy meat, fish, or vegetarian diets.
Oak Steak Seafood & Sushi
If you're looking for an upscale experience, try Oak Steak Seafood & Sushi. Located within the Design District, this spot will serve well for anyone looking for a lavish night out after a successful conference.
Driving Distances to Note
- 5 miles to Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
- 16 miles to DFW International Airport
- 5 miles to Dallas Love Field Airport
- 6 miles to Bishop Arts District
- 6 miles to Deep Ellum