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Jul 19, 2023

© Aloft Dallas Downtown

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Open spaces, open thinking and open expression thrive at Aloft Dallas Downtown.


Whether traveling for work or play, Aloft Dallas Downtown offers memorable experiences for all types of travelers. Opened in 2009 as a Starwood hotel and now part of Marriott International, the property particularly offers convenience for convention-goers with its enviable location across the street from Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. It’s also tops for foodie travelers, thanks to its position within walking distance to more than 60 restaurants and the new AT&T Discovery District, home to more than 14 food outlets.


Aloft Dallas Downtown

© Aloft Dallas Downtown


But that’s far from all that is on offer nearby Aloft Dallas Downtown. Within just 1 mile, travelers find American Airlines Center, Sixth Floor Museum and Dealey Plaza, Dallas Museum of Art, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Klyde Warren Park, Nasher Sculpture Center, and Deep Ellum entertainment district.


However, it might be difficult to tear yourself from Aloft Dallas Downtown’s many amenities and loft-inspired hotel accommodations, urban décor, complimentary WiFi and ergonomic desk stations. Of the 193 guestrooms on property, 49 are King Suites. W XYZ bar and Re:mix lounge offer the perfect option to unwind, mingle and enjoy creative cocktails, delicious cuisine and live performances. Those on the go will appreciate Re:fuel by Aloft, offering snacks, made-to-order meals and beverages. The outdoor heated pool boasts views of Downtown Dallas, and offers plenty of space to lounge on a sunny day. Guests can also choose to work out in the 24-hour, on-site hotel fitness center outfitted with free weights and cardio equipment. Plan your upcoming event at the hotel, which features 12,000 square feet of meeting space divided into 11 versatile spaces including a 5,000-square-foot ballroom, three breakout rooms, three boardrooms and four hospitality suites.


Aloft Dallas Downtown

© Aloft Dallas Downtown


Aloft Dallas Downtown was the brand’s first adaptive re-use project, housed in a historic railroad freight depot. Originally built in 1924 as a Santa Fe Railroad freight terminal and commercial dry goods warehouse, the hotel retains elements of the original structure in its modern, urban design, including buff brick, large windows, structural pillars and high ceilings. Natural materials were also incorporated into the design to help with environmental friendliness, such as cork, sustainable wood veneers and in-shower product dispensers. Additionally, almost 75 percent of the project’s demolition debris was re-used below ground to construct lower-level meeting and ballroom spaces.


Learn more about Aloft Dallas Downtown at aloftdallasdowntown.com.


Aloft Dallas Downtown


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