Go inside the worlds of art, fashion, design, and lifestyle.
This week, Whitewaller Dallas debuts for The Dallas Art Fair (April 13–April 15). Dallas’s hotels offer nothing but the best in terms of amenities, spas, pools, restaurants, and nightlife. Below we’ve included our list of top places to stay.
Fairmont Dallas offers an inviting stay and plentiful amenities. With 24-hour care from a personal and professional multilingual staff, the hotel welcomes guests to 545 elegant guest rooms and suites. Visitors can take advantage of limo or town car services, complimentary newspapers, and a special gift shop.
Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying a snack and a cocktail at the Pyramid Restaurant & Bar
Hotel ZaZa Uptown
Hotel ZaZa is a genuine Texan venue with bold design and charm. Each room has an inimitable quality with variants of Spanish colonial decor combined with Texan and oriental influence. The pool deck has the intimate feeling of an oasis, while the abundance of light bulbs dripping over the dinner tables leaves a sense of wonderment.
Whitewaller recommends: Sipping Ruinart in one of the “Magnificent Seven Suites.”
Hyatt Regency Downtown
Located Downtown next to the iconic Reunion Tower, Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion is a gateway to the best of Dallas, where new experiences blend with spacious, modern lodging. Enjoy a fitness center, unique restaurants, and a breathtaking atrium bar—all within walking distance of many tourist attractions and entertainment districts, including the Historic West End.
Whitewaller recommends: Having a cocktail at the hotel’s bar, Monduel’s.
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek is a scenic haven of intimacy with its beautifully preserved terraces and patios ornamented with exterior fireplaces. The Mansion’s restaurant offers “haute cuisine, Texas style,” shaped by regional flavors and ingredients, which is widely acknowledged to be one of the best in the city and a unique lifetime experience.
Whitewaller recommends: Pairing Ruinart with a tasting menu.
Downtown Just steps from City Hall and the Dallas Convention Center is Aloft—a warm and modern hotel for those seeking something unique. Enjoy onsite catering in the hotel’s event space, or a quick snack at Re:fuel.
Whitewaller recommends: Cocktails at W XYZ Bar
The Highland Glencoe
The Highland Dallas is a modern, upscale hotel just walking minutes away from the shops and restaurants at Mockingbird Station. With a full-service spa, fitness center, and outdoor infinity pool, the hotel also boasts an intimate steakhouse that serves fresh farm-to-table dishes daily.
Whitewaller recommends: The restaurant’s charcuterie boards
W Dallas–Victory Downtown
This stylish member of W Hotels Worldwide is an amenity-rich hotel near Downtown Dallas in the Victory Park neighborhood. Guests can enjoy the WET deck outdoor infinity pool that provides cityscape views, as well as relax in the renowned Bliss Spa. The pet-friendly 33-story hotel provides guests with 252 rooms and suites of comfort.
Whitewaller recommends: A meal at Cook Hall.
Belmont Hotel West Dallas
The Belmont, a historic retreat built in 1946, offers something special for those looking for the best in art, craft, food, design, and music in Dallas. In addition to enjoying sweeping skyline views, an outdoor pool, a contemporary art collection, and a programmed music series, guests can unwind over cocktails at the hotel’s Barroom.
Whitewaller recommends: Exploring the combination of art and nature on campus.
Warwick Melrose Uptown
The 1924 historic landmark is a steady testimony to stately grandeur while the city continues to grow outside its doors. The Library, a luxe bar located inside Warwick Melrose, is notorious for being one of America’s best seduction spots, as well as one of the city’s best piano bars.
Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying the 24-hour in-room dining.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas Uptown
This inviting Texas hotel is expressive of its surroundings with cultural, artistic, and upscale furnishings and amenities. The in-house restaurant, Fearing’s, is joined by a spa, salon, heated outdoor swimming pool, The Rattlesnake Bar within Fearing’s, and The Ritz-Carlton Club Level and Lounge.
Whitewaller recommends: Raising a glass of Ruinart to Guacamologist every evening in the lobby
This revitalized 1920s neo-Gothic landmark building is set in the heart of Dallas’s central business district. With dramatic art installations, unique retail destinations, a cantilevered pool that overlooks the hustle of Downtown and Main Street below, as well as award winning food and drinks, The Joule is seen as the cultural epicenter of downtown Dallas. Experience The Joule’s art collection in both public and private spaces, including renowned midcentury mosaics just through the Main Street entrance, and Roger Hiorns’s crystal-covered engine in the Commerce Street lobby.
Whitewaller recommends: A treatment at the world-class spa.