They say that couples that play together stay together. So for those whose idea of a romantic getaway includes getting in a few rounds of golf, the Four Seasons has it covered to a tee. Located in the city of Irving (13 miles from downtown Dallas), this five-star golf resort boasts 431 spacious guest rooms, luxury suites and villas decked out with everything from deep soaking tubs to private balconies affording stunning views of the property. The rooms are lovely, sure, but the amenities are even better. Aside from two 18-hole golf courses, guests have access to three swimming pools and a full-service health spa and fitness center. Did we mention that there's also racquetball, squash, basketball and tennis on offer? Of course you can always retreat to the whirlpool with a cocktail in hand if you need some down time. Speaking of cocktails, be sure to order one of the smoked Texas margaritas at LAW (Land, Air and Water), the resort's acclaimed restaurant. It'll go nicely with a luscious tomahawk ribeye for two. Romance it up further by indulging in a couple's massage on your patio. They'll even give you one-on-one instruction on how to give the perfect massage to your partner.
Snazzy hotels are all good and fine, but for times when you're craving something with a little more character, this extravagantly restored 1905 Victorian home has you covered. Located in East Dallas' Peak-Suburban Historic District, not too far from downtown and Deep Ellum, the Corinthian B & B boasts original hardwood inlaid flooring, antique furnishings and a fireplace in the formal parlor, not to mention five charming suites (including a separate carriage house, complete with full kitchen and dining area) with pillow-top mattresses, claw foot or whirlpool tubs, coffee/tea makers and all the usual modern amenities. Guests snack on homemade cookies each evening, and signature breakfast dishes include homemade jams, pastries, breads, sausages, a variety of egg dishes and peach French toast. Prices start at $139 per night, and did we mention that parking is free?
Set up in a 1940s abandoned community chapel, this 12-room boutique hotel has been an instant hit since it opened in the summer of 2018. And there's a good reason for that. First there's the hotel's location next to the Bishop Arts District, a popular area teeming with shops and restaurants. Then there's the decor: each of the artfully designed rooms are themed after the owner's favorite exotic travel locales. Plus they all come equipped with pillow-top mattresses, luxury linens, flat screen TVs, Amazon Echos and fluffy robes and slippers. Other perks include in-room coffee/tea service in the morning, a continental breakfast and a daily happy hour. There's also a wellness center in the basement where hotel guests can take complimentary yoga classes or indulge in a variety of spa treatments. Be sure to keep an eye out for special romance packages during February. Did we mention there's a free wine station in the lobby too?
Talk about a veritable Instagram goldmine: This 12-story, downtown boutique hotel features not only comfortable accommodations but also museum-worthy art as far as the eyes can see. We're talking over 600 original works in the form of everything from abstract paintings, murals and sculptures to multimedia installations. And no details are spared when it comes the property's 237 spacious guest rooms, which come with contemporary furnishings, custom painted headboards and custom-made carpets as well as floor-to-ceiling windows offering sweeping skyline views. On-site amenities include a fitness center and outdoor pool as well as multiple restaurants and lounges. For the ultimate romantic getaway, check into one of the boho-chic themed suites that can only be booked directly through the hotel.
No Dallas hotel is more legendary than this Main Street grande dame that's been welcoming everyone from royalty to rock stars for over a century. A recent multi-million dollar facelift has injected some modernity to all 407 guestrooms and public spaces, but there's still a wonderful sense of old-school decorum here, which is fitting given the sheer quantities of marble, rich wood detailing and hand-crafted molding on site. Luxurious rooms and suites feature pillow-top mattresses, free wireless Internet access, 32-inch flat-screen TVs and spa-like bathrooms. Updates also include a new 19th floor ballroom, a luxury spa, a state-of-the-art fitness facility, a year-round rooftop pool and bar, plus an all-day dining restaurant and coffeehouse. The hotel is located right in the heart of downtown, providing easy walking and trolley access to a variety of excellent dining options. If you're splashing out, you will want to pack some fancy clothes and book yourself a table at the hotel's acclaimed French Room restaurant.
This ultra hip Uptown hotel rates high with visiting celebs and there's a good reason for that. It has a fantastic spa, an award winning restaurant and a stellar oasis-style pool. But the main attraction is the rooms. Along with guest rooms and bungalows, the hotel boasts massive townhouse-style suites and a collection of fantasy concept suites decked out with everything from oversized whirlpool soak baths to velvet, fur and precious Objects d'Art. If you're into retro, book the Shag-a-Delic suite (Brittney Spears stayed here). It comes furnished with a round bed, lava lamps and bean bag chairs. Oh, and did we mention that there's a special shag bag hidden in the mini bar? We'll leave it to your imagination to figure out what's inside.
Everything you'd expect from a Ritz is at this contemporary Dallas outpost in the vibrant Uptown District. All 218 spacious guest rooms and suites feature sitting areas, deep soaking tubs, rain showers, premium bedding, designer toiletries and a host of other complimentary amenities. In addition to a 24-hour fitness center and a heated outdoor pool, the hotel hosts a complimentary guacamole and margarita tasting every evening at 6 p.m. in the lobby. Also located here is celebrity chef Dean Fearing's eponymous restaurant. Want to wow your betrothed? Then book a Prince Charming Experience where you both can enjoy deluxe overnight accommodations complete with champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, a rose petal turn-down and a credit towards breakfast for two.
If you've ever wanted to stay in a luxury art gallery, then the Joule is the place for you. Set in a renovated 1920s neo-Gothic landmark building in the heart of Dallas' central business district the hotel showcases an impressive collection of small and large-scale pieces by artists such as Roger Hiorns, Tony Cragg and even Andy Warhol. Equally breathtaking are each of the 161 guest rooms, suites and multi-story penthouses, which come furnished with pillow-top mattresses, rainfall shower-heads, designer toiletries and of course, art. The hotel also houses several chic boutiques and a variety of restaurants, including CBD Provisions, a trendy brasserie serving modern American farm-to-table fare. When it comes to pampering, the hotel offers a world-class spa plus it has a 24-hour fitness center. In the mood for a drink? You're in luck, the city's sexiest cocktail den, Midnight Rambler–"is located down the stairs just off the lobby. Icing on the cake? The heated rooftop infinity pool that that cantilevers eight feet beyond the building's edge.
If you want to kick back in luxury, there's not a better place to do it than at this iconic hotel. Established in 1981, the Rosewood Mansion oozes all the opulence and elegance you'd expect to find in a former estate of a wealthy cotton baron. Which is what the property once was when it was first erected in 1925. Fashioned after a 16th century Italian Renaissance style structure, the hotel features 143 guestrooms and private suites luxuriously furnished with Italian bed linens, marble baths, designer toiletries, original artworks and private balconies. You could happily spend your entire stay within the confines of your room. But you might miss out on the rest of what the hotel offers, like a dynamic fitness studio with state-of-the-art equipment, a gorgeous pool, a cozy lantern-lit terrace and a sophisticated restaurant and bar featuring live jazz in the evenings. Oh, and if you feel like venturing out, they'll give you a Lexus to test drive around town.
Originally a private residence dating back to the 1900s, this elegant boutique hotel will make you feel more like you're in a chateau somewhere in France, rather than in Dallas' bustling Uptown neighborhood. And with attention given to every detail, from a butler greeting you upon arrival to personalized service throughout your stay, you can rest assured that your romantic rendezvous will be nothing short of memorable. The hotel offers seven luxurious suites all decorated with antiques, canopied feather beds, whirlpool or soaking tubs and fireplaces. And for that special touch, you can order an array of extras to set the mood: Think rose petal turn-downs, apothecary bubble baths, love potions and champagne. Speaking of champagne, there's a Parisian-style champagne bar located in the parlor, and on Friday and Saturday evenings the hotel offers a gourmet six-course dinner in its dining room. In short, if you're looking for something intimate and unique, this is the place to go.