Luxury Hotels: Yes, it goes without saying that size definitely does matter in the Lone Star State! Everybody knows that all things in Texas are bigger--and the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center is without question no exception. However, it is the hotel's painstaking commitment to what many large establishments refer to as the small stuff that has made the Gaylord Texan such a big success.
The Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center in Grapevine, Tex., shows its guests the best of Texas. Overlooking the wide-ranging and scenic Lake Grapevine, the Gaylord Texan is ideal for family vacations, romantic getaways, and event planners in search of the perfect setting. With more than 400,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, it is great for events such as conferences, conventions, or social gatherings. The hotel also is terrific for business travelers on the move, as it is just minutes away from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Are you ready for some football? If so, the Gaylord Texan is your home away from home as it is the official hotel of the Dallas Cowboys. It also is the site of the first NFL®-themed golf course, the Cowboys Golf Club.
The hotel is a cornucopia of fun and relaxing activities. Among the six restaurants and seven lounges at the Gaylord, there is the Old Hickory Steakhouse, and the Ama Lur, a venue whose specialty is Southwestern cuisine. The Texas Station is a super-size sports bar and the Glass Cactus a late-night hot spot for music, dancing, and live entertainment. Additionally, there are two swimming pools, a spa and fitness center and eight distinctive retail outlets.
While the Gaylord Texan is a property with more than 1,500 guestrooms, it also has a warm, welcoming southwestern decorum throughout. All rooms and suites include in-room, wireless high-speed Internet access, a large in-room safe, and an electronic lock-and key system to ensure the ultimate in safety and comfort. The Gaylord Texan luxury suites include a living room and the option of connecting bedrooms, making it perfect for entertaining or small business gatherings.
The spa at the Gaylord Texan, the renowned Relâche Spa, is a 25,000-square-foot-facility that offers guests various types of massages, facials and therapeutic body treatments. There also is a 4,000-square-foot fitness center on the premises to pump you up. Nearby, Lake Grapevine has more than nine miles of wilderness trails. It is among the finest hiking and biking locations in the entire Dallas/Fort Worth area, with 8,000 acres of land and 146 miles of shoreline for boating, water-skiing, and other water-related recreational activities.
The hotel's convenient location makes for easy access to some of the area's best attractions, such as Texas Stadium, the Silver Marina on Lake Grapevine, Six Flags Over Texas, and Grapevine Mills, the largest shopping mall in Texas.
The Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center encompasses all things that make the Lone Star State so great. It truly does have everything in one extraordinary location. Visit the GaylordHotels.com for more information on this remarkable destination.