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Hotel Adolphus 1912 Facade

Hotel Adolphus

1321 Commerce Street

Dallas, Texas 75202

Written by Jeff Heath
The Hotel Adolphus was built in 1912 for $1.8 million by beer baron Adolphus Busch who spared no expense in building this landmark property. The hotel was completely restored in 1981 for $80 million. The hotel holds virtually every architectural, interior design and hospitality award in the industry. The hotel guest list includes U.S. Presidents, celebrities and royalty. This world-class hotel is one of Dallas' most prestigious addresses. The hotel dining room, The French Room, received AAA's Five-Diamond Award. The hotel rooms are large and the service is exemplary.

Hotel Adolphus Location

The Hotel Adolphus is located in the center of the Dallas Financial District. Within easy walking distance of the hotel is the Dallas Convention Center (3-1/2 blocks), Union Station (6 blocks),
the Dallas Museum of Art (6 blocks), the flagship Neiman Marcus downtown store (1-1/2 blocks), and the historic West End District (8 blocks) with its 40 restaurants and nightclubs. Also nearby are the Meyerson Symphony Center, the Majestic Theater, Fair Park and McKinney Avenue antique shops and restaurants. The Dallas/Fort Worth Airport is 18 miles and Love Field Airport is 7 miles away.

Hotel Adolphus Accommodations

The Hotel Adolphus has 435 guest rooms appointed in a traditional English Country House style. Rooms have specially commissioned fabrics, furniture,
Hotel Adolphus Lobby
and carpets. Room amenities include fully stocked mini-bar, refrigerator, two telephones with voice mail and data port, alarm clock/radio, walk-in closet, iron and ironing board, marble bath, terrycloth bathrobe, bathroom scale, hairdryer, and shaving/make-up mirror.

Hotel Adolphus Suites

The Hotel Adolphus has twenty suites. The Junior Suites are 750 square feet, elegantly furnished and feature a separate parlor area with sofa, chairs and tables. The Terrace Suites open onto party-sized outdoor patios, with sweeping views of downtown Dallas. The Skylight Suites boast floor-to-ceiling windows, wet bars, and ample room for intimate entertaining. All suites include Bulgari and Hermes bath sets for added pampering. The hotel's most luxurious suite is the Queen Elizabeth Suite, named in her honor after Queen Elizabeth II visited the hotel in 1991.

Hotel Adolphus Dining

French Room is a highly acclaimed restaurant with lavish Louis XV d?cor and a Five-Diamond AAA rating. The French Room is open for dinner, serves French cuisine and offers a musical trio each Friday and Saturday night. The Bistro Bar and Grill is open for breakfast and lunch. The Walt Garrison Rodeo Bar and Grill is a sophisticated version of a Texas honky tonk and features hearty Texas fare for lunch and dinner. Afternoon Tea is served in the Lobby Living Room.

Additional Facilities

The Adolphus Hotel has a fitness room, over 10,000 square feet of
1893 Steinway Oguggenheim
meeting space, a gift shop, a barber/beauty salon, an American Airlines ticket office and the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau is next door.
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