More Than Boots and Cowboy Hats: Unparalleled Stays in Houston, Dallas, and El Paso

Texas is known as the land of boots and cowboy hats, but it’s much more than that. Contemporary metropolises such as Houston and Dallas prove that this American state has a cosmopolitan side to it. Throughout Texas you’ll find high-class dining, entertainment opportunities, and an array of top-notch hotels.

Image via  Flickr  by Daxis

Image via Flickr by Daxis


Contemporary Surrounding with Many Amenities

When you enter the contemporary lobby at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria, you’ll feel warm and welcome. Relax in spacious rooms with earthy colors, and enjoy amenities like bathrobes, toiletries, and room service. Benefit from recreation opportunities like an outdoor pool and fitness center, or dine at Front Yard, which serves classic American food. The Galleria Mall is a mile away, and golf enthusiasts will enjoy the golf courses in the surrounding area. If you bring your dog, it will even get its own bed. Rates start at around $155 per night.

An Upscale Stay in Downton Dallas

When you’re looking for a hotel in Dallas, the Sheraton Suites Market Center Dallas is a top choice. This hotel boasts a convenient location close to the World Trade Center and the Market Center. Other attractions like the Dallas World Aquarium and the Dallas Museum of Art are within easy reach. After a day downtown, have dinner at The Grill and Lounge or relax in the hotel’s pool. Rooms are designed with your comfort in mind. Warm, earthy colors enhance comfort and give rooms a modern touch. Prices start as low as $85.

A Historic Environment in the Heart of El Paso

The Camino Real Hotel El Paso describes itself as the city’s finest historic hotel. Situated in the heart of El Paso, it’s close to the San Jacinto Plaza, the business district, and El Paso Zoo. Franklin Mountains State Park is also nearby. Rooms are comfortable and spacious, and many offer views of the city or the Franklin Mountains. You’ll have access to a pool and gym, and you can take advantage of a free airport shuttle. Rates start around $80 per night.

A Boutique Hotel With a Modern Twist

The Hotel Derek Houston Galleria is a modern boutique hotel, featuring a four-diamond restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and an outdoor pool with nightly Western movie screenings. Artsy, chic, and contemporary rooms encourage you to feel rejuvenated and experience Houston from a new perspective. After day out and about in Houston, choose from a menu of signature craft beers at Tap & Pour. Rates start around $115 per night.

A Luxurious Hotel Designed for Your Needs

The Omni Houston Hotel is the place to stay in Houston. Feel special with marble bathrooms, upscale toiletries, and plush bathrobes. Coffee and tea makers are available for your morning fix. Treat your body and soul at the full-service spa, or lounge on the sun deck after a swim in the pool. The Omni Hotel also has many dining opportunities. Nearby, visit Uptown Park, the Natural Science Museum, and the city’s nightlife scene. Rates vary depending on season, but expect to pay about $190 during the hot summer months.

This piece was written in cooperation with Hipmunk, in the course of the Hipmunk Boutique Hotels Campaign, to bring you the best hotels from all over  the U.S.