Nice hotel, your typical Westin A review of Dallas Marriott City Center
I understand that this hotel was bought and converted to the Westin brand in the last few years. I stayed overnight on business, and found it to be what you normally expect out of a Westin. The public spaces were nice enough, although maybe not quite as elegant as other Westins. Rooms were very nice, and I understand are still being renovated. Mine had a lovely bathroom and all the fixtures you're used to there. Bed - heavenly, as always. However, the mini-bar area was missing the mini-bar, which was a disappointment, but they included a complimentary bottle of water - probably to make up for it. I imagine that this was a function of the renovation. The location isn't great for walking around Dallas in that it isn't really near any areas you'd want to hang out, other than the downtown businesses. However it is right next to a DART light rail station, and that's an easy 5 minute shot to the West End (near Dealey Plaza) which is a really nice little walking area with restaurants and shops and some street activity. It's also adjacent to an indoor mall/business park area with some restaurants, bars and food courts, but it's pretty dead at night and on the weekend - I think it's there only for those who are working in the attached building/s. The hotel restaurant in which I ate breakfast was elegant and nice, but not surprisingly was overpriced. Valet parking $18 overnight. Overall, nice place and I'd stay again if I was in town.