The Lumen is a striking statement of mid-20th century style with low, wide blocks and clean white lines – inside, this superbly located Dallas boutique hotel is modern to the core. Its highly regarded restaurant serves up sharing plates of ceviche and charcuterie with Texas craft beer on tap, while an outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center keep you active and energized. Complimentary bikes and Dallas shuttles help you to explore the vibrant city, and a comfy rooftop lounge completes the picture, providing a perfect place to view a famous Texan sunset.
- Choose from 93 sleek guestrooms and suites with pillow-top king or queen beds
- Meet and work in a 24-hour business center and 6,350 sq ft of indoor and outdoor event space
- Relax on a cabana by the outdoor pool, or watch the sunset from a sofa on the rooftop terrace
- Sip classic cocktails and sample local craft beers at the Front Room Tavern bar and restaurant
- Stay moments from the Southern Methodist University (SMU) campus, and close to the Dallas Arts District
- Work out in a 24-hour fitness center with complimentary water and towels
- Borrow a bike to explore the University Park neighborhood, or take a complimentary shuttle to downtown Dallas
With a range of handcrafted cocktails, local beers, and thoughtfully curated wines, happy hour at The Front Room Tavern is the ideal way to start your evening. Relax and socialize over an Aperol Spritz or a Smokey Negroni between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. daily.
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The Lumen's 93 stylish suites and guestrooms offer sleek sophistication with an understated color palette, and all rooms except King Interior Rooms come with floor-to-ceiling windows. Modern comforts include oversized work desks, ergonomic chairs, invigorating Malin + Goetz bath products, and pillow-top beds with Italian Frette linens. Book a suite for kitchenettes, large balconies overlooking the SMU campus or University Park, and queen-size sleeper sofas.
Pets are welcome, with treats available and no extra charges. Transport comes courtesy of a complimentary car service, which will carry you to the Lumen’s sister property, The Joule; guests of The Lumen enjoy priority access to its spa and fitness facilities, in addition to the hotel's own 24-hour gym. Complimentary WiFi and morning papers keep you connected during your stay, and a 24-hour business center offers computers and printing facilities.
Open from 7 a.m. to late, The Lumen's on-site bar and restaurant is with you throughout the day, serving breakfast, mid-morning coffee, light lunches, dinner, and evening drinks. Take a seat at the spotlit marble bar or in the light-filled dining room, and savor American comfort food and craft drinks in a laid-back setting.
Front Room Tavern – Prepare for the day with cold pressed juices, avocado toast, or classic Southern-style dishes such as biscuits and gravy or buttermilk pancakes. At lunch and dinner, the menu broadens to include salads, gourmet burgers, and refined international fare such as oysters and tuna tartare. Be sure to leave room for homemade pineapple upside down cake or delicious chocolate chip cookies.
Front Room Tavern Bar – Come in the evening for pre-dinner cocktails – try the Stolen Kiss, with blood orange, strawberry, and sparkling wine – or to sample the latest beers from up-and-coming Texas breweries.
When Texas heat starts to rise, take a cooling dip in the outdoor pool, and then take to the shade in one of the cabana-style lounges. Work out at the 24-hour fitness center, or ask the concierge to arrange private training at the Vital Fitness Studio in downtown Dallas. Book a blissfully relaxing fire and ice stone massage at The Lumen’s sister hotel, The Joule, located downtown.
Outside the hotel, the shops and restaurants of Snider Plaza are a short drive away. Stroll to SMU's Meadows Museum, whose collection of Spanish art includes work by Picasso, Velázquez, and Goya. For outdoor activities, kayak and paddle board on White Rock Lake, or visit the 66-acre Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Finally, save time for the Dallas Arts District, a downtown culture hub that includes the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas Museum of Art, and AT&T Performing Arts Center.
The Lumen is situated in the University Park neighborhood of northern Dallas, just steps away from Southern Methodist University. Downtown Dallas and White Rock Lake are both within easy reach.
The nearest airport is Dallas Love Field, 5 mi / 8 km away.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is 19 mi / 30 km away.
Local buses stop on Hillcrest Avenue, right outside the hotel.