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Issue 12: Dallas

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    A historic art deco hotel set a stone’s throw from Uptown’s cultural attractions, The Stoneleigh combines classic style with modern indulgences. Recently renovated guest quarters are spacious—an average of 500 s/f—and all include black-and-white Calcutta marble baths and full-sized soaking tubs. But the jewel in the crown? The 12th floor penthouse, originally outfitted by legendary designer Dorothy Draper, which includes not only a private art gallery and sprawling roof deck but also a series of charming “secret passageways.”

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    An inviting pool.
     
    A wall of wine bottles.
     
    Rooftop bee hives.
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    Built in the style of a lavish Tuscan villa, complete with a 32-foot high marble rotunda, this impressive property–formerly a Texas cotton tycoon’s estate–has been the sine qua non of luxury lodgings in Dallas for more than 30 years. Each of the 143 expansive and impeccably-appointed guest rooms feature private terraces, fine Italian linens, and spacious soaking tubs–not to mention proximity to The Mansion, the property’s 5-star haute American restaurant.

    • Kick back with a cappuccino and a magazine at Weekend Coffee. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      Kick back with a cappuccino and a magazine at Weekend Coffee. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
    • Giant motorized gears are among the lobby's monumental art installations. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      Giant motorized gears are among the lobby's monumental art installations. Photograph by Claire McCormack.

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      This chic new downtown hotel mingles high design with an atmosphere of perfect urban cool. The deluxe loft suites are full of gold-standard offerings—like 20-ft ceilings, private patios, 300-thread-count Frette sheets, enormous glass-walled bathrooms, and ESPA toiletries. Plus: the property also houses a phenomenal modern art collection.

      • The magnificent 2-bath "residence" includes a full kitchen, den, master bedroom and private rooftop cabana. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        The magnificent 2-bath "residence" includes a full kitchen, den, master bedroom and private rooftop cabana. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • A riotous installation of edison bulbs hangs over the bar. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        A riotous installation of edison bulbs hangs over the bar. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • Relax in style at the rooftop pool. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        Relax in style at the rooftop pool. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • The roasted chicken roulade at ZaZa's in-house restaurant, Dragonfly. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        The roasted chicken roulade at ZaZa's in-house restaurant, Dragonfly. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • Wine lines a private dining room. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        Wine lines a private dining room. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • The public spaces show off an impressive collection of contemporary art. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        The public spaces show off an impressive collection of contemporary art. Photograph by Claire McCormack.

        Issue 12: Dallas

        Looking for a cutting edge getaway? One of a small Texas-based chain of boutique hotels, Hotel ZaZa brings a dose of over-the-top Mediterranean glamour to uptown Dallas. From the lobby’s crystal chandeliers to the guest rooms’ rain showers and nearly Olympic-sized tubs, this is one place where big is definitely better. The pool lounge is known for prime celeb spotting, but if you really want to live the high life, reserve one of seven fit-for-a king residential suites.