Best Hotels near the American Airlines Center Put You near the Action

The American Airlines Center is the home to the world-champion NBA Dallas Mavericks and the NHL Dallas Stars. This world-class venue is also the place for internationally-renowned shows and concerts, like the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, and acts like Lady Gaga, Beyonce and more. It wouldn't be a surprise if your trip to Dallas included a visit to the American Airlines Center, so that means you'll need to find a nearby hotel situated near it!

One of the first hotels to check out should be the W Dallas Victory Hotel located next to the American Airlines Center in Victory Park. This trendy hotel is one of the best places to stay when catching a game or concert. And after your event, you can relax in the rooftop pool that overlooks Downtown Dallas. If you're traveling with a group and want to find a place that has homestyle amenities, like a kitchen and separate bedrooms, stay in the Springhill Suites Dallas Downtown West End Hotel. It is within walking distance of the American Airlines Center and features free breakfast and microwaves and refrigerators in all the suites. If you want to stay in luxury while attending a playoff game with the other high rollers, the Ritz-Carlton Dallas and Rosewood Crescent Hotel in Uptown. Both of these properties are fit for kings and feature onsite spas, gourmet restaurants and more. Enjoy your trip!


The Fairmont Dallas is a great place to stay on a family vacation, as it is within walking distance to all of downtown's attractions, including the Dallas Museum of Art, the West End neighborhood, the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Sixth Floor Museum. There's a great outdoor swimming pool, perfect for the kids during the hot Texas summertime. Also, at all Fairmont hotels, kids aged 5 and under eat free off the children's menu while kids aged 6-11 eat for half price off the regular menu. If you're looking for a high-end (yet kid-friendly) hotel near the AA Center, this is the place for you!

Adolphus Hotel
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Located in the heart of Downtown Dallas, the Adolphus Hotel is the perfect historic hotel for Dallas visitors who want to enjoy all of the city's finest offerings. It's near several entertainment districts, the Arts District and the flagship Neiman Marcus store, the ideal place for some good 'ole Dallas shopping. The hotel itself exudes a historic vibe, with its baroque architecture and unique decor, including Flemish tapestries and a Victorian Steinway in the lobby area. Hotel guests can also partake in an elegant dinner at the onsite French Room restaurant. The award-winning restaurant has a domed ceiling painted with frescoes and hand-blown crystal chandeliers. The 422 guestrooms and suites there have several luxurious amenities, such as plush beds (with pillow top mattresses and 250-thread count triple sheets), 32-inch flat screen TVs and in-room movies.

La Quinta Inn and Suites Dallas Downtown

Located in the West End District of Downtown Dallas, La Quinta Inn and Suites is just steps away from a wide variety of popular local attractions, such as the Dallas World Aquarium, American Airlines Center (home to the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars), The Sixth Floor Museum and George Allen Courthouse. This hotel offers a perfect location at a great price. It features an onsite restaurant and meeting facilities. The 118 guestrooms and suites have amenities that include cable TVs, coffeemakers, two-line telephones, high speed Internet access and CD players/radios. Pets under 30 lbs. are welcome at this hotel, as well. Guests can use the valet service to avoid pricey downtown parking lots, and they can also take advantage of complimentary shuttle service (within 3 miles of the hotel).


Looking for a Dallas hotel that has history, as well as modern style? The Magnolia Hotel Dallas is perfect! Situated in the heart of Downtown Dallas, and featuring the Dallas icon - a rooftop Pegasus, this high-rise hotel will set the ideal background for your sports getaway. The 29-story building was built in 1922, Dallas' first skyscraper, but it now features contemporary decor and interior design. It is within walking distance of a wide variety of great restaurants, bars and shopping. The tastefully-appointed guestrooms there have several amenities, including 32-inch flat screen televisions, in-room movies and luxurious bedding. Guests can enjoy a meal at the onsite restaurant or simply set the tone for a fun evening out on the town at the lounge bar.

Hotel ZaZa Dallas
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Dallas visitors in the mood for adventure can stay at Hotel ZaZa, located in the Uptown neighborhood. This chic boutique hotel features a wide variety of themed suites, including the Moulin Rouge, Erotica, Far East, Bohemian, Shag-a-delic and Opium suites. The hotel also has a world-class onsite spa, fitness center and a Dallas hot spot, the Urban Oasis pool. The Urban Oasis offers chilled hand towels and poolside grill and cocktail service, so you can really relax before or after the game or event at the American Airlines Center. After the game, head on down to the trendy Dragonfly restaurant to grab a bite to eat or drink to celebrate the win.

Hotel Crescent Court
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If you want an upscale hotel in Dallas, the Crescent Court in the Uptown neighborhood can't be beat. This elegant hotel has a number of luxurious amenities including several great onsite restaurants (Crescent Club and Nobu) and the award-winning Spa at the Crescent, so you can treat yourself to a weekend of true indulgence there while you're in town for the game. Relax at the pool, where poolside service is standard, or stroll around the beautiful hotel's courtyard area. After the game, relax in your room. The guestrooms there feature 24-hour room service, nightly turndown service, French doors, separate vanities, flat-screen televisions and minibars.

Conveniently located in the heart of the Dallas Market District, just west of the AA Center, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas - Market Center offers travelers a great spot near a wide variety of nightlife, attractions, dining and shopping. This hotel features more than 225 guest rooms, as well as 11 junior suites with separate living areas with sleeper sofas, two TVs, complimentary remote printing and dressing areas. Some of the room amenities there include microwaves, refrigerators, high-speed internet access and granite countertops with designer amenities in the bathrooms. Visitors can take advantage of complimentary parking on the property, a short 5-minute drive to events at the American Airlines Center, room service, and onsite cafe and much more!

Traveling with a group to see the game? Stay at the Springhill Suites in the West End. This hotel caters to families and groups. This is a great budget hotel near the Dallas Convention Center, and it's right in the heart of all the West End action - think great restaurants, shopping and the Dallas World Aquarium. Breakfast at the Springhill Suites Dallas Downtown West End is free, so AA Center goers don't have to start the day out hungry. All guest suites there also have their own microwaves and fridges, so you can bring your own grub as well. This hotel is owned and run by Marriott.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
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Located in the vibrant Uptown Dallas neighborhood, the luxurious Ritz-Carlton is located within walking distance of myriad restaurants, clubs, galleries, shopping, the Dallas Arts District, Victory Park, and American Airlines Center. It features the onsite restaurant, Fearing's, by renowned Chef Dean Fearing, as well as the largest luxury ballroom in central Texas. The 12,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa features 12 oversized treatment rooms, men's and women's Healing Waters (a complete hydrotherapy experience), full-service salon, state-of-the-art fitness center, exercise and movement classes, relaxation and refreshment areas, luxurious locker rooms, wellness counseling, the exclusive Prada Beauty skin care experience, and a menu of treatments.


Just steps away from the American Airlines Center in the center of Victory Plaza, and near Downtown, Uptown, Turtle Creek, the high-style Design District, and the city's nightspots, the W Dallas Victory Hotel features 252 guestrooms that range from Mega Texas-sized rooms to the Wow Suites. The rooms feature rainforest shower-heads, 32" Plasma TV's, W signature beds, and the W-exclusive lemon sage Bliss Sinkside Six. The W Dallas Victory Hotel is a 33-story property that features Cook Hall, a gastropub restaurant, WIRED Business Center, SWEAT Fitness Center, an outdoor infinity pool, BLISS spa, living room lobby, and a bar "Ghostbar". The hotel is a pet friendly property.


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