waldrop + nichols studio, Michelle Meredith + Associates complete $33M renovation of Hotel Crescent Court

In Dallas' Uptown neighborhood, the Hotel Crescent Court completed a year-long $33-million overhaul to its lobby, guestrooms, suites, corridors, spa and fitness center. This is the first major renovation since the hotel opened in 1986.

Dallas-based architectural interior design firm waldrop + nichols studio oversaw the hotel's renovation.

The lobby now has guest pods and various seating layouts, and displays items from the personal collection of oil heiress Caroline Rose Hunt, including a 2,000-year-old, seven-foot-tall Roman marble statue of the god Aesculapius.

Designed to be the focal point of the lobby, Beau Nash is the hotel's new champagne bar and cocktail lounge, with brass light fixtures and a marble bar top imported from Spain.

The full restoration of the 186 guestrooms and 40 suites (adding nine suites from the original configuration) pays homage to the vision of Caroline Rose Hunt and the original architect and Pritzker Prize-winner, Philip Johnson, while incorporating modern enhancements, including new bathrooms and vanity areas. The color palette used includes blush, cream and gray.

The all-new 22,000-square-foot spa and fitness center was led by Dallas-based interior design firm Michelle Meredith + Associates. Launched in January, the 16-treatment room spa has an uncluttered floor plan and incorporates natural elements (such as water features and spiral root figures) to add organic touches. Additional facilities include a spa lounge, nail salon and expanded retail area.

Hotel Crescent Court has 13 dining outlets, including the glass-enclosed The Conservatory that overlooks courtyard gardens.

Other amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, as well as 17 event spaces encompassing 23,320 square feet.

Andrew Davidson is the GM of Hotel Crescent Court.

Photo credit: Hotel Crescent Court