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A new Renaissance hotel is about to open in Dallas, Texas


Renaissance Saint Elm Hotel Dallas Downtown opens on Friday, February 25, 2022. The hotel’s distinctive architectural and artistic style features high and low elements of juxtaposition infused with a sense of intelligent theatricality. There are 177 rooms and suites, a signature restaurant — Brasserie Toussaint — offering elegant yet casual French cuisine with an Asian twist; Café Toussaint, a 24/7 fitness center and 5,600 square feet of meeting and event space. The property is owned by developer John Kirtland and managed by Azul Hospitality Group, a San Diego-based hotel management company that primarily focuses on lifestyle hotels and resorts.

The new Renaissance Saint Elm is located in the landmark and historic Tower Petroleum Building in downtown Dallas, which opened in 1932 and was designed by renowned architect Mark Lemmon. Over the past ninety years the iconic building has developed a storied history, having served as the headquarters of the Tower Theater (part of Theater Row on Elm Street) and housing the FBI for over two decades, to name a few. its former inhabitants. The building was purchased by John Kirtland (of Deep Blue Something and Kirtland Records) in 2012 and until recently operated as Cambria Downtown Dallas. After undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation, the hotel reopens as the Renaissance Saint Elm Dallas Downtown Hotel, simultaneously paying homage to the elegance of its past while presenting a raw yet refined space that authentically ties to the culture of his neighborhood and his roots. in the arts and commerce.

Renaissance Saint Elm’s cutting-edge musical experience is deeply rooted in the venue and fits naturally with owner Kirtland’s decades of experience as a musician, producer and record label owner. Kirtland was the drummer for the band Deep Blue Something, known for the 1995 hit song “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” As a light nod to those musical roots, guests might notice the movie that inspired that hit song in the original box office in the former Tower Theater space near the hotel’s entrance. Each of the hotel’s rooms is equipped with a record player, which can be used to play hidden gems discovered in Kirtland’s personal vinyl collection housed in the lobby, with records of all genres, which guests can consult at reception.

The hotel offers guests two distinct food and beverage options, including the signature restaurant Brasserie Toussaint and Café Toussaint. Brasserie Toussaint serves lunch and dinner seven days a week as well as weekend brunch starting in the spring. The brasserie promises to be a casual yet refined dining destination serving carefully planned and well-executed cuisine, with bespoke craft cocktails rooted in historic culinary techniques of French and Asian flavors. The cafe is open for breakfast and throughout the day. It offers Illy coffee and take-out food such as pastries and sandwiches.

Renaissance Navigators nurture guests’ sense of discovery with insider tips for authentic local experiences that inspire exploration of one of Dallas’ most vibrant neighborhoods, Deep Ellum, just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. ‘hotel.

Standard rooms start at 460 square feet and go up to 950 square feet for the Majestic Suite, located on 22n/a floor and has 1.5 bathrooms, conference space and a separate bedroom.

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Renaissance Saint Elm Dallas Downtown
1907 Elm Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States