Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Adolphus Hotel to undergo multimillion dollar renovation

A multimillion dollar renovation, complete with new luxurious amenities and facelifts to existing fixtures, has started on The Adolphus Hotel.
The centenarian Dallas landmark, constructed in 1912, has accommodated celebrities including Queen Elizabeth II, Oscar de la Renta, Babe Ruth and several U.S. presidents during its history. The new construction will preserve the hotel’s baroque look that has attracted dignitaries from around the world while bringing its offerings to the 21st century.
A full renovation of the Adolphus’ 4,000-square-foot meeting space with new carpets, wall coverings, furniture and seating, window treatments, accent sconces, lighting, audio/video technology and a remodeled business center was already completed in January.
Additional improvements will include:
  • Addition of 3,700 square feet of meeting space to the hotel’s 19th floor ballroom
  • Redesign and refurnishing of 407 guest rooms, including new bathrooms and vanity space
  • Concierge lounge on the eighth floor, featuring 2,130 square feet of multi-functional indoor and outdoor space
  • Upgrading the hotel’s check-in lobby, restrooms and reception area, and adding new furnishings, flooring and accessories to the main lobby bar and lounge
  • A new seventh-floor rooftop pool and bar with cabanas, fire features and food and beverage offerings in a 9,500-square-foot al fresco area
  • Full-service luxury salon and spas with treatment rooms, locker rooms, relaxation lounges, fitness facility and aerobic and strength training equipment
  • New decor and menu at the hotel’s restaurant, the French Room
  • A new all-day dining restaurant and coffee house
The Adolphus will remain open during construction. Exactly how much will be spent on the renovations was not disclosed.
“Every detail, large or small, will be designed to enhance the guest experience in an authentic, thoughtful way,” said Michael George, CEO of Crescent Hotels & Resorts, which operates The Adolphus. “The new look and feel will incorporate elements of its illustrious past while exceeding the expectations and desires of today’s most discerning travelers.”
Real estate private equity firm Rockbridge Capital owns The Adolphus.          
Korri Kezar/ Dallas Business Journal