DALLAS — The Statler Hotel, an iconic hotel located in downtown Dallas, has reopened as part of the Curio Collection by Hilton following a $255 million redevelopment.
The 19-story hotel originally opened in 1956 as one of Conrad Hilton’s first convention properties. Owned and redeveloped by Centurion American Development Group, the hotel offers 219 luxury residences, 159 guest rooms, restaurants and retail.
Amenities at The Statler include a rooftop pool; 33,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including entertainment suites, an outdoor garden court, 10 meeting rooms and a 13,154-square-foot grand ballroom; and a fitness center including bowling and games.
Restaurants and bars on the property slated to open later this year include Overeasy, an upscale diner; Bourbon & Banter, an underground cocktail lounge; Fine China, a full-service Asian restaurant and cocktail bar; Waterproof, a poolside roof deck bar and lounge; and Scout, a 12,000-square-foot social space serving American food.
Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality manages The Statler, which Merriman Anderson/Architects designed. Local chef Graham Dodds leads all five of the property’s restaurants.
Curio Collection by Hilton launched in 2014, and is a global portfolio of more than 40 upscale hotels and resorts. Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) stock price closed on Monday, Oct. 16, at $71.13 per share, up from $46.27 one year ago.
Centurion American Development Group is a Farmers Branch, Texas-based development firm specializing in single-family and multifamily communities, office, retail, hospitality and mixed-use properties.
— Katie Sloan