They say everything is bigger in Texas and “Big D”—Dallas—is a larger-than-life destination that offers cosmopolitan style as well as southern charm. The city's outlandish persona is evident in its towering modern skyscrapers, opulent mansions, upscale shopping districts and the massive Cowboys Stadium, which cost $1.2 billion, according to Forbes Magazine. Dallas is also home to a range of well-placed, all-suite hotels that offer spacious accommodations for business and leisure travelers.
Candlewood Suites Market Center
The Candlewood Suites Market Center is a downtown hotel that is within two-miles of Dallas Love Field Airport. The hotel is near the Oak Lawn Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community that offers a range of restaurants, bars and night clubs; the Cotton Bowl and the Sixth Floor Museum, which chronicles the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy from the building where assassin Lee Harvey Oswald fired the fatal shots. Guest accommodations include traditionally decorated suites with full kitchens, recliners and DVD players. Hotel facilities consist of an outdoor pool, BBQ grills and a 24-hour fitness center.
Embassy Suites Hotel Dallas Galleria
The Embassy Suites Hotel Dallas is situated in the North Dallas Tollway Business Corridor, approximately 20 miles outside of downtown. The hotel is near dining and night life at Addison Restaurant Row; AT&T-, Pepsico- and Mobil Oil- corporate offices and the Galleria Mall, an upscale shopping facility fashioned after Milan, Italy’s famed Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Hotel accommodations consist of one- and two- bedroom suites with cherry wood furnishings and microwave ovens; complimentary hot breakfast and evening snacks; a fitness center and Ethan’s American Bistro, which serves up burgers, fries and steaks.
Hyatt Summerfield Suites Lincoln Park
The Hyatt Summerfield Suites Dallas Lincoln Park is nestled within the affluent Park Cities community. The hotel is less than one mile from NorthPark Center mall, which offers high-end shopping and gourmet restaurants. It is also within a 10-minute drive of the Dallas Museum of Art, Southern Methodist University and Tension Park Golf Course, which hosts USGA Public Links Championship events. Hotel accommodations consist of apartment-style suites with fully-equipped kitchens; an outdoor pool surrounded by landscaped gardens, a Jacuzzi, 24-hour convenience store and complimentary breakfast and evening receptions.
Sheraton Market Center Suites
Sheraton Suites Market Center Dallas is a downtown hotel that is steps away from the World Trade Center and Market Hall. The hotel is also within two miles of Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament and American Airlines Center, sports and concert venue. Accommodations consist of guest suites with microwaves, mini fridges and private balconies overlooking the city. Club level suites offer panoramic views and additional amenities, such as complimentary breakfast and afternoon hors d’oeuvres. On-site dining consists of Grill Lounge, a casual eatery that serves American cuisine, while facilities and services include indoor- and outdoor- pools with sunbathing chairs and complimentary shuttle service to surrounding areas.
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