When you live in an area like DFW, there’s a lot more reason to stay put when it’s time to take a few days off. DFW offers a ton of great things to do on a staycation, and plenty of great spots to stay. Before you book your next trip out of town, consider booking a staycation at one of these top-notch hotels.
The Joule in Downtown Dallas is a fab boutique hotel that draws pretty much every celebrity who passes through DFW. Indulge in the gym, the yoga classes, the world-class coffee, and the top-tier service. You’re in the right hotel if you see the giant eyeball sculpture across the street.
The One Boutique Hotel at Spa Castle
Need to relax? Stay at The One, where the in-house Spa Castle offers detox rooms, swim-up bars, full-body massages, and a host of other indulgences. Because what’s vacation without some indulgence, right
Great Wolf Lodge
Need to bring the kids? Great Wolf Lodge has you covered. While the kids (and you, let’s be honest) get to play in the best waterpark in town, you get to quaff some of the tastiest cocktails around. There’s lots to do and lots to not do at Great Wolf.
The Sanford House
If you’re looking for quiet and small amid the action, check out the Sanford House, a tiny bed and breakfast right in the middle of Arlington's legendary tourist attractions. Get your indulgence on at Sanford House’s full-service spa before hurtling through the air at nearby Six Flags.
If you’re in the mood for a great hotel with a four-star restaurant, you must visit the Warwick in Oak Lawn. This posh stay will give you little reason to go outside, between the Landmark restaurant and the in-house Library Bar (which is sensational for several reasons This hotel is also quite pet friendly ‒‒ they even have biscuits for your four-legged companions.
Want a staycation in North Oak Cliff? Ty the Belmont, which probably is the best-kept secret in the Metroplex. With a lot full of Texas plates, this wonderful boutique hotel is tailor made for those who want to get away without going away.
Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa
Also in Fort Worth is the Stoneleigh, the recently (and sumptuously) renovated throwback to the opulent 1920s style of Atr Deco. Simple and elegant, the Stonleigh houses the top-notch Bolla restaurant and a great location among Fort Worth’s many cultural treasures.
The exterior of the Palomar may fool you from the street. But walk inside this exquisite Dallas hotel, across from Moickingbird Station, and be prepared for a great surprise. Close to the DART and all things fun downtown, The Palomar also offers wonderful indulgences including gourmet food and in-house spa services.
The Aloft, near the Dallas Convention Center, is the epitome of trendy renovation downtown. Cool, chic, retro, and innovative all at once, you can relax amid the first-floor amenities like the pool, fitness room, and bar while you forget your worries. It’s also great for kids because its on Young street, close to venues like the Dallas Zoo and Pioneer place.
Want the apex of luxury staycations in DFW? Dallas’ Hotel ZaZa is simply the crown jewel. From service to amenities to an intoxicatingly energetic vibe close to Downtown and Uptown, there is simply no better place to indulge your staycation than this upscale gem.