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Rosewood Mansion On Turtle Creek: Dallas Texas In Style And Comfort

Rosewood Mansion On Turtle Creek: Dallas Texas In Style And Comfort
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Kurt
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Rosewood Mansion On Turtle Creek is in uptown Dallas yet feels like a visit to a luxurious country club. It is so glamorous that you feel like this might be Beverly Hills, or Saint Tropez, France, not in the middle of Dallas! Although it may seem like a luxurious foreign resort, a down-home Texan style sense of place shows here.

The arrival

Hotel entrance
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Soft peach-colored exteriors calm you upon arrival as the bellmen tend to your luggage. In the lobby, polished staff members greet and guide you on your way to a memorable stay whether it’s your first visit or one of many. If it feels like a billionaire’s home, that’s because it was previously owned by more than one very wealthy family.

Once home to the King family in 1908, it was irreparably damaged in a tragic fire in 1923. Rebuilt in 1925, the King family had to sell the property during the Great Depression. Opened by the new owners, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek welcomed guests to enjoy one of 143 ornate guestrooms in 1981. Now an AAA (American Automobile Association) five diamond rated property, both celebrities and regular people love staying at this former mansion.

Guests appreciate the luxury the King Family began. Meticulously restored interiors are evident in the hand-carved fireplaces, marble floors and stained glass windows. Many of the designer touches were a result of the King family’s European travels. They brought back ideas and materials that have helped shape the mansion even to this day. In the restaurant area, I noticed flooring that reminded me of my travels in southern Spain. I was told that was where the flooring came from and it still radiates style and charm.

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The luxurious suites

Bedroom suite
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Four types of rooms and four luxurious suites offer guests a unique urban refuge. The deluxe room, while at the beginning of the list of choices is like a suite in most hotels. A spacious 450 sq ft/41.8 m² contains enough space for a sitting area and a step-out balcony. The bathroom has a tub and shower combination with a separate vanity area. The bed linens are Italian Rivolta Carmignani, and toiletries are by Natura Bissē. Other amenities include a 42” TV/270 sq cm² , a seasonal culinary arrival treat, deluxe waffle robes, wireless and desktop high-speed internet access, desk and chairs, selection of current magazines, AM/FM clock radio, in-room safe, Mini bar, and LodgeNet Video.

Stepping up to a Deluxe Patio Room gives guests a private patio in a beautiful garden setting. A Poolside Room will please those who wish to be near the pool to keep an eye on children. A Premier Room offers guests a step-out balcony with views of the hotel grounds and Turtle Creek.

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Would you like an upgrade?

Outdoors lounging area
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The suites are truly Texas-sized rooms. Starting with the Executive Parlor Suite, a whopping 900 sq ft/83.6 m² can be connected to a Deluxe or Premier room if traveling with family or friends. Contemporary artwork graces these suites from talented local artists. Choose the Executive Suite if you want to add a canopy bed to your experience. Two sets of French doors open to separate step-out balconies to enjoy the fresh air and views.

The two top-tier suites are the Master, with 1,350 sq ft/125 m² a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, powder room, and entry foyer. While the Terrace Suite gives guests a terrace ranging in size from 1,175/109m² to 1,300 sq ft/135 m² to enjoy the good life Texas-style.

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Dining in style

Dining
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The Mansion Restaurant is one of the most spectacular restaurants in Dallas. Dining outdoors in style is recommended on days when the heat has abated. The culinary team has close relationships with local ranchers and food purveyors delivering the finest dining experiences to your table. Whether you join them for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner, it will be a memorable meal. Try an entree of Texas Boar or prime rib eye for a meaty, satisfying dinner. Also, seafood dishes like crispy octopus or dayboat scallops will please a lighter appetite.

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Wellness at Rosewood Mansion

Swimming pool
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The wellness offerings at Rosewood Mansion On Turtle Creek include massage services, a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, steam room, sauna room, swimming pool and whirlpool. A stroll along the creek is also an excellent way to get some exercise and fresh air.

Special event’s space is available for weddings, business meetings, dinner celebrations, and receptions. Both indoor and outdoor venues offer ample space with theatrical and stage lighting if needed. Whether you have a group of ten or 400 The Mansion on Turtle Creek is the place for your special event.

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Old-school luxury

Whether you visit for a special event or a vacation, Rosewood Mansion On Turtle Creek is one of the best hotels in Dallas. Experience a taste of Texas old-school luxury and live life in true Dallas style.

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Kurt Jacobson is a Baltimore-based freelance travel writer who is a former chef traveling the world in search of great food, interesting people, fine wine, nature, fishing, and skiing. New Zealand,...Read more

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