The Inside Scoop


FROM THE KNOT EDITORS

The First Look

Luxury is the best word to describe The Adolphus in Dallas, Texas. This popular wedding venue first opened up back in 1912 and has since hosted such famous individuals as Queen Elizabeth II and Babe Ruth. Couples will love the close proximity to area performing arts centers, as well as the property's elegant design. Flemish tapestries decorate the walls and exquisite art pieces line the halls. There's even an authentic Victorian Steinway piano on display.

Space is not an issue when booking The Adolphus for your wedding. Total meeting space is an astounding 24,000 square feet, with both small and oversized rooms available for booking.

The 22 banquet salons. There are so many options when it comes to the smaller banquet salons. Stick with just one of the rooms for an intimate rehearsal dinner or combine a few of the rooms, such as Anson Jones Rooms A, B and C, to accommodate a large cocktail hour.

Grand ballroom. The 5,300-square-foot ballroom can host as many as 800 guests. It is sure to impress with its hand-blown crystal chandeliers from Murano, Italy. There's a parquet wood dance floor for getting your attendees up and having fun and large trompe l’oeil celestial paintings that make for a memorable photo spot.

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What You Should Know

Let the hotel's professional event-planning staff help you create the wedding of your dreams. They can provide you with a list of area florists, photographers and DJs that are reputable and well-reviewed. Every wedding package comes with a complimentary one-hour rehearsal dinner and a private consultation with Fruity Cakes by Lauren so that you have a unique cake designed that reflects the two of you as a couple.

Catering is provided by the hotel and couples will discover an extensive menu with only the most delicious food items to pick from. A few options on the appetizer menu include lobster salad spring rolls with Asian-blend micro greens that are covered in a sweet chili vinaigrette or a cream butternut squash and pear soup with a caramelized apple salad. When it comes to the main meal, pick the mint-crusted salmon with herbed Israeli couscous, the chicken stuffed with ham, Swiss and red bell peppers or the poached rosemary and red wine fillet of beef with creamy risotto.

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Extra Perks

The Adolphus goes above and beyond to make sure couples and their guests want for nothing. A full-service concierge team is prepared to arrange bridal party transportation, secure dinner reservations and set up discounted parking on the day of your ceremony. Couples are provided with a complimentary room on their wedding night and the staff will even upgrade rooms for the parents of the bride and groom. All other out-of-town guests are given a special discount on guest rooms. Below is a list of a few more additional perks that you will find put this venue above the rest:

  • White, floor-length linens
  • Three votive candles per table
  • Stage with white or ivory stage cover
  • Wireless microphone use
  • Full audiovisual support
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From the Vendor

Stylish. Iconic. Cool. Captivating.

The Adolphus is as timeless as the Louvre and as dazzling as the new downtown Dallas that surrounds it. Renowned for their fresh, innovative approaches, the hotel’s wedding specialists ensure that every detail reflects your own original vision. Complementing the hotel’s enchanting splendor is a culinary team that sets the standard for superb cuisine and extraordinary service. Menus can be tailored to any taste or theme. A new rooftop pool and bar provide a dramatic, artful retreat for refreshing cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. A full-service pampering salon and spa offer a unique luxe experience for any romantic getaway. It’s a tradition generations of brides have relied upon….for memories that sparkle and endure like the diamond on your finger.

Amenities + Details

Amenities
  • Bridal Suite

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Liability Insurance

  • On-Site Accommodations

  • Indoor

  • Reception Area

  • Wireless Internet

For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.

Price Range

$$$ – Moderate

Venue Capacity

300+

Settings

Ballroom, Hotel

Wedding Categories

Bar + Drinks, Cakes + Desserts, Food + Catering, Planning, Service Staff

Awards
Bow2013
Bow2011
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Contact Info

Address
1321 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX (214) 742-8200
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