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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Dallas / Fort Worth, TX, US (DFW)

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Room & Rates

Deluxe Room Lone Star Tower

1 king bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Deluxe Room with Atrium View

1 king bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Standard Room, View (Premium View)

Standard Room, View (Premium View)

1 king bed or 2 queen beds
350-sq-foot (33-sq-meter) room with courtyard views

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room/bed type depends on availability at check-in
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Room, View (Atrium)

Room, View (Atrium)

1 king bed or 2 queen beds
350-sq-foot (33-sq-meter) room with courtyard views

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room/bed type depends on availability at check-in
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Room

Room

1 king bed or 2 queen beds
350 sq feet (33 sq meters)

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room/bed type depends on availability at check-in
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Deluxe Room

1 king bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Deluxe Room Lone Star Tower

1 king bed or 2 queen beds
Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room/bed type depends on availability at check-in
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Executive Suite, 1 King Bed

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed

1 king bed
540 sq feet (50 sq meters)

Layout - Separate living room
Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Deluxe Suite

Deluxe Suite

1 king bed
538 sq feet (50 sq meters)

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Texas View One King

1 king bed
464 sq feet (43 sq meters)

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Texas View Two Queens

2 queen beds
464 sq feet (43 sq meters)

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Atrium View One King

1 king bed
464-sq-foot (43-sq-meter) room with a balcony

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Atrium View Two Queens

2 queen beds
464-sq-foot (43-sq-meter) room with a balcony

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 37-inch LCD TV
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and 24-hour room service
Sleep - Hypo-allergenic bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trl, Grapevine, TX US 76051

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 1511 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers body treatments and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Dining
Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Grapevine? This resort has 400,000 square feet (37 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 29.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • Resort fee: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room bottled water
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

AMENITIES:
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • ATM Machine
  • Beauty Shop/Salon
  • Coffee Shop
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Express Check-In
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fireplace in Lobby
  • Free Local Calls
  • Game Room
  • Gift Shop on Property
  • Hypoallergenic Room Available
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Night Club
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Seasonal Pool
  • Poolside Bar
  • Porter / Bellhop
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Shuttle To Airport (surcharge)
  • Spa Services
  • Steam Room
  • Wedding Services
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 3546 reviews
from Pennsylvania
Submitted on 22-05-2016
The room was spectacular. I was fortunate enough to stay in a suite - the room was spacious , beautiful, and had a balcony overlooking the inner courtyard. The inner courtroom contained a large green space with a river walk and many restaurants and bar. It was a small city. There were other venues on the property - a nightclub overlooking a beautiful lake... Spa ... Totally fabulous. I never left the property for four days! I was there for a conference, but it is a good family destination.
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 22-05-2016
Flew to Dallas for the first time for the annual surgery center conference at the Gaylord Texan (may 2016). Very nice hotel - nice size rooms, clean, and well designed. Convention center has good restaurant selection and a nice "Riverwalk". Highlight of meals was an excellent steakhouse - great ambiance and excellent food (expensive but worth it). Reception staff was very courteous and professional. Also, it is a Marriott affiliated hotel so I received Marriott reward points :-)
from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Submitted on 23-05-2016
As with other Gaylord properties, the Texan is breathtaking in sheer size. Located approximately 7 miles from DFW, it's an easy drive, Uber/Lyft, or cab ride away. The hotel does not have a shuttle. The parking ramp is a fair distance and somewhat downhill from the lobby doors, so if you have any quantity of luggage, you may want to drop your bags before parking, or else pay up for valet. At $19/day, self-parking is somewhat steep for a non-urban area. If you're going to be limited in leaving th... Read more
from Saskatoon, Canada
Submitted on 24-05-2016
The resort itself is pretty epic and everything you need is inside the massive atrium. There are a decent amount of choices for restaurants and whatever food you would like. The rooms are fairly modest in size compared to what you are paying, but it's more the resort your paying for then the room itself. The rooms are clean and offer great views of either the atrium or the lake outside. One the best parts of the resort are the giant stone fire pits on the patio outside. They are the perfect pl... Read more
from Marlton, New Jersey
Submitted on 25-05-2016
This place you have to see to believe. I was here on business in the convention center, but stayed at the hotel. Beautiful. It has 4 restaurants to choose from and many nice bars. The pool is huge, the grounds are beautiful, inside the atrium is almost unexplainable. The pictures I took tell the story. The room is a very typical size, not extravagant, but you have to get an inside view of the atrium with a balcony, perfect. It really is a resort, rather than just a hotel.
from Bartlett, TN
Submitted on 03-06-2016
Went here for a conference last month. Hotel was great once they finally go us into a room. It was not ready when promised so we went out to eat while they could assign us a room about three hours later.
from Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Submitted on 04-06-2016
Have in mind that the Gaylord hotels are mainly for conventions, having said that you should know that those hotels are strategically build in the middle of nowhere in order to consume most of your stuff inside. However, there is a Grapevine Trolley that can take you to downtown, other tourists attractions and the mall that is close by, so this is a plus. The service is excellent, the rooms are clean, so if you have to stay here because of a convention that you have to attend you will not go wro... Read more
from Fort Wayne, Indiana
Submitted on 05-06-2016
I visited for a business conference - the conference area is top notch and an easy walk from the rooms. I opted not to do an atrium view room and was rewarded with beautiful Texas sunrises over the landscape and a front row seat to watching a neat storm. If you aren't an early riser, the curtains are nice and heavy. The planes flying overhead can be frequent and quite loud at times so maybe not the place for light sleepers. I tried all of the restaurants and was impressed with the food. Esp... Read more
from Harrisonburg, Virginia
Submitted on 05-06-2016
I've been to all the Gaylords, and none to me are outstanding. You are captured in a location really near nothing else. Minimal choice for restaurants and they all take advantage of you with price. Rooms are nice, beds comfy, but I've been in nicer rooms. Good for conventions.
from Wilmington, Ohio
Submitted on 07-06-2016
Excellent service, beautiful views, great restaurants. You get all that and more when you stay at a Gaylord. The convention center is nice and easy to get to in the hotel. Shops are nice and restaurants inside are very good as well.
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 19-06-2016
The atrium in the hotel is so grand and worth seeing. There's a wonderful riverwalk with beautiful fish swimming in the "river". I really enjoyed my stroll through the atruim and looking around was so enjoyable. I went there for the Alice in Wonderland 4D adventure and was shocked to see the price of 15 dollars plus tax. For the price it was a huge disappointment. There are 3 rooms with what looks like chaulk drawings in them of various Alice in Wonderland themes. You wear 3D glasses and ... Read more
from San Diego, CA
Submitted on 19-06-2016
This resort is beautiful! It reminds me of Disney Grand Californian with a little bit of Vegas mixed in. The property is massive! I was attending a conference so I had the pleasure of staying for several days. The check in process was great! The person at the front desk was very friendly and helpful and even upgraded our room. I tried to use the Marriott app but that thing never worked the whole time we were there. The room was amazing! 5 stars! It was spacious and had everything we nee... Read more
from North Carolina
Submitted on 20-06-2016
I've stayed in the Gaylord in Nashville and am very familiar with the large atrium. However, this Gaylord, on the visit, was just LOUD. Every night there was some type of event or something that was overbearingly noisy. I had the TV on fairly loud and could still hear it. One night my windows were shaking from the booming sounds. The restaurants were nice and had good food, but were quite pricey. I would suggest getting an Uber and leaving the property for your meals. They also screwed up ... Read more
from Trophy Club, Texas
Submitted on 21-06-2016
My daughter and I booked two tickets online to the tune of about $30. We drove out to the hotel all EXCITED! We had been many times before for everything from their spectacular brunches to overnight stays and trips to their waterpark. Never a single problem. Oh my word ... that all changed in an instant. Another reviewer described the experience so perfectly that I just cut and paste his text below. After being stunned by the 60-second experience, we got in line for the balloon twister only to b... Read more
from
Submitted on 22-06-2016
We spent a long weekend at the Gaylord with family. It's beautiful and fun for the family. There are several pools, a waterpark, a spa and a great restaurant with a TV wall and recliners perfect for adults.
from San Antonio, Texas
Submitted on 02-07-2016
We stayed here the week and weekend before July 4th. The Hotel grounds are beautiful. We had balcony with an Atrium view which was awesome to our kiddos 6 and 3. The Paradise Spring water park on the grounds was perfect for our family. Lazy river, 4 water slides, great splash pad/ adventure water tower for the little kids. Currently there is a 3D evening light show featuring Alice in wonderland theme. It was great for the kids to watch up on the wall of the atrium. We will definitely come back t... Read more
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 02-07-2016
We've been to TN's Gaylord Opryland Resort Hotel so it was a pleasant surprise to learn that there also one near Dallas, TX. It's bigger and the theme is more of wild, wild west rather than the foresty one we saw at TN. Summerfest 2016 features Alice in Wonderland and they offer tons of activities for kids. In order to avail of the pools and waterpark, you need to be a checked in guest at the hotel but just visiting it without booking a room is already a busy day in itself. You only pay for park... Read more
from Michigan
Submitted on 02-07-2016
I spent 4 days here for a trade show. It was 100 degrees F outside but cool inside the massive hotel, atrium and convention center.This is a nice facility, and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Rooms are about as good as any I have stayed in recently. Restaurants and bars were spread all over the property, but are somewhat expensive. There is a water park nearby with a lazy river that was great, according to a colleague's wife who checked it out. She also liked the pools. Health club is 24... Read more
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 02-07-2016
I've visited the Gaylord several times for dinner or drinks with friends. This was my first stay at the Gaylord. We took my niece and nephew for a trip - they loved it - they swam until the pool closed (maybe 11 or 12?) and lived roaming around the atriums. My suggestion would be two things (that I observed others doing) an ice chest and getting food outside to bring to the pool. For families, the costs add up quick so little adjustments like that can make a really big difference in expense. But... Read more
from Austin, Texas
Submitted on 03-07-2016
My stay at the Gaylord Texas for a symposium was pleasant. Hotel grounds are beautiful as are the gardens inside the large atrium. The Alice in Wonderland theme super imposed on the landscape within the atrium was a bit much. Picture large, magic mushrooms among the natural, xeriscape. The staff was friendly and provided excellent service. The Cocoa Bean took care of my coffee needs in the morning, and my friend and I dined with colleagues at the Zeppole Coastal Italian (served buffet style for ... Read more
from Wichita Falls, Texas
Submitted on 04-07-2016
We have stayed at the Gaylord a couple of times. All have been great except this most recent stay that we had this past weekend. So what went wrong? Well here are a few things: 1. Our room wasn't ready when we checked in, which is fine. I understand that it was a busy weekend. The person at the front desk had asked us if we needed 2 beds or if we were okay with being in a room with 1 King bed. Well, there are 4 of us (2 adults & 2 kids) so we told him that we needed a room with 2 beds. We were ... Read more
from Carrollton, Texas
Submitted on 04-07-2016
Mostly a very positive family long weekend. Took some doing on the phone before arrival, but was finally able to secure a connecting suite/double queen for the 6 of us --- pricey, but afforded us the space to enjoy some evening family time for games and conversation. Check in was great (thank you, PJ, at Elite Members Desk!) The Alice in Wonderland activities were nice, but overpriced - kids had fun, though. The Scavenger Hunt was quite fun, and kept kids moving. You would think this was th... Read more
from Calgary, Canada
Submitted on 04-07-2016
I was pretty excited to stay here based on the reviews I had read online; unfortunately our stay was a little disappointing. At first glance everything looked great. The hotel grounds and lobby area are beautiful and the staff are friendly. It was a bit of a hike to get to our room like a lot of other people had mentioned. When we arrived at our room it seemed pretty nice - typical hotel room. On closer inspection it didn't seem like it had been vacuumed after the last guests as we noticed bits ... Read more
from lubbock,tx
Submitted on 05-07-2016
I traveled to Gaylord Texan for a neighborhood reunion with 5 other families and a total of 15 kids all under age of 10! Check in was a breeze even on 4th of July weekend and they were able to give us 6 adjoining rooms. The facility is beautiful and the staff at every level are helpful and courteous. Despite it being full, I never felt like we were jammed in and we never waited more than 10 minutes at any of the many food choices we tried. The outdoor pool was busy but well stocked with towels ... Read more
from Dominical, Costa Rica
Submitted on 05-07-2016
I remember when this place was being built in Grapevine. It was the place to go for any event. I recently took my grandkids there for the weekend and, of course, they loved it. Now, there is a nearby waterpark and tickets are included with the room but considering we were there on Easter weekend, it not opened.The pool, however, was opened and the kiddos had a blast. The room was a little small for 2 children and 2 adults but it worked. If you have never visited the Gaylord, here are a few p... Read more
from Dallas, United States
Submitted on 10-07-2016
We booked our room during a flash sale where we got a VERY good price for the room. Memorial Day weekend, the opening of Summer Fest. The resort is very pretty but I feel like the pictures online make it appear to be prettier than it is. Our room (2 double beds) was adequate. Nothing special but comfortable and nice. The place was packed and there was no hiding that. The restaurants were so expensive we opted to go to downtown Grapevine for dinner and had breakfast at the resort Starbucks (w... Read more
from
Submitted on 10-07-2016
The Gaylord was the best business travel experience I've had. Attended a conference and found the service, food, rooms and the night club to be beyond expectations. The salsa.... Yum!!! They offer shuttle service to the resort water park and to the night club. I simply valeted the car and let the resort take me everywhere. The Alice in Wonderland exhibit was going on and included characters visiting with kids and posing for pictures. The whole atrium was beautiful, cool and offered multiple re... Read more
from Allen, Texas
Submitted on 10-07-2016
We celebrated our 20th Anniversary here and enjoyed the majestic feel of this hotel. It is definitely "Everything Texan" from the grand lobby area to the riverwalk in the middle of the Atrium. The rooms are not impressive; just a typical hotel room but the view of Lake Grapevine (on the Hillside view of hotel) and the atrium are breathtaking. They even have an onsite Waterpark just for hotel guests. I requested an "amenity" be sent to our room and they sent a fruit & cheese tray which was dev... Read more
from Shreveport, Louisiana
Submitted on 11-07-2016
We stayed at the Gaylord while in town for a conference (being held elsewhere). The hotel is beautiful. There are several restaurants to choose from as well as a few pop-up shops/stands. The atrium is beautiful, although I was not really impressed with the Alice in Wonderland thing that was going on. It felt 2nd rate. The waterpark is not very big but suited us just fine. Overall, it was a lovely experience and will definitely return in the future.
from Rowlett, Texas
Submitted on 11-07-2016
if you just want to spend the day or spend the night this is a great destination. several great restaurants, the sports bar is incredible I have never seen so many TVs in one room the river through the middle of the atrium is really great
from Moore, OK
Submitted on 13-07-2016
This was our 4th visit to the Gaylord and we will be going back this fall. This is a beautiful hotel and decorated lovely for the "Alice in Wonderland" theme this summer. Saw many tea parties with children that made me want to crash those parties and be a child again! Always wonderful service, food and atmosphere. Grapevine has many things to see and do with a nice outlet mall very close to the Gaylord. Also, don't miss out on dining at Uncle Bucks Restaurant inside the Bass Pro stor... Read more
from
Submitted on 13-07-2016
We live 45 minutes away so we use the Gaylord as our staycation getaway from time to time. Staff is terrific, hotel is beautiful, grand and well kept! This was our fist time staying there during the holidays and it's something I may do every year!! The decor was fantastic and just encompassed a fairytale Christmas. There was so much for the kids to do, from the ice sculpture activities to swimming in the indoor pool. We have visited in the summer in the past and enjoyed the on site water park ... Read more
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 13-07-2016
The Gaylord is a massive resort and conference center facility. The hotel and atrium areas are a sight to see and the hotel is decorated for special events throughout the year. Second time staying here (on business), huge room with luxury amenities, very clean and well maintained. Room rate + parking + resort fee, you gotta pay to play!
from Rockwall Tx
Submitted on 14-07-2016
Let me start by saying my expectations and evaluation is based on my many visits to the Gaylord Texan BEFORE it was purchased by Marriott. I can only assume that the lack of the Gaylord's respect for their customers is an extension of Marriott's attempt to operate their facility at the expense of their guests. Warning - you should know if you book your stay at the Gaylord through Trip Advisor, the Gaylord considers your reservation as coming from a "third party" and therefore treat you as a sec... Read more
from Salina, Kansas
Submitted on 14-07-2016
Three of my childhood bffs and myself enjoyed a night's stay at the Gaylord recently. It's location near DFW made it a perfect place to bring our fun and extended weekend to an end. We requested an atrium view room on the top floor. Room was clean and accommodating for all of us. Loved the balcony views from our room. Double vanity was very handy for the four of us! There are many activities guests can take advantage of: Happy Hours, walking around and looking at all the "Alice in Wonderl... Read more
from The Hague, The Netherlands
Submitted on 17-07-2016
Th staff is very nice and they try to do their best. The food is mediocre at best and every singel corner of the hotel is loud. Loud music at the pool, so bad that even the hotelroom could not be used as an retreat.
from Kingwood
Submitted on 17-07-2016
This resort is one of the most incredible and well managed places I've ever been! Great for families with children. The water park is so much fun. Remember to eat the breakfast buffet. It's the most delicious food with beautiful presentation! A great taste of Texas!!!
from
Submitted on 17-07-2016
First, we live in the area but wanted to get away and try something new. I successfully booked the Gaylord through Hotwire, got a great deal (I think it was 60% off). Upon arriving, you are kind of taken back by the detail in the atrium. Something you don't see around DFW. The staff was friendly. We went to a texmex restaurant that had just closed for the night so we had to go to the sports bar restaurant instead. It was OK food. The rooms are traditional-modern and were very clean
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 17-07-2016
In all fairness, we had just returned from Las Ventanas Al Paraiso a few days before checking into the Gaylord Texan so the bar was set VERY high. Also to be noted the Gaylord is a LOT less expensive so we did alter our expectations accordingly (we knew we would not have 3 butlers). The first thing I noticed was the long line at check in but it moved quickly and there was an employee at the front of the line directing guests to the nearest open desk clerk which I thought was a nice touch. I... Read more
from Dallas
Submitted on 18-07-2016
Let me start by saying the resort is beautiful and my son had a great time. However, he is two years old and most of his stay was spent at the front desk. Our room keys were deactivated not once, not twice, but three times. Making 2 of my 24 hours of stay wasted. Not to mention I was woken up at midnight to come downstairs with security because my credit card was not being accepted. I showed the customer service lady that I indeed had money in my bank account and she stated that it was probably ... Read more
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Submitted on 19-07-2016
The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center was like a home away from home. Every amenity you need or want is available. I enjoyed the upscale rooms. The interior design was as if they designed it just for you! The service was the crĂȘme de la crĂȘme! As we entered the hallway we discussed that we left somethings and a bellhop overheard us and went above and beyond the call of duty! He provided what we needed effortlessly. We actually needed a wine opener and not only did he bring us one he bo... Read more
from San Angelo, Texas
Submitted on 20-07-2016
We really enjoyed this hotel. It was nice to have walking paths for the children, trains to watch, fish to enjoy watching, terrific water park, staff was great, and grounds were lovely! The only thing missing was a indoor play area for the children.
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Submitted on 20-07-2016
this is an absolute marvel of a hotel/convention property. It truly feels like a resort destination when you get here. It's very large so when they give you a map of this property they are not kidding-you will need it until you get your bearings. There is shopping inside that offers some unique and fun items to look for. The hotel has many terrific restaurant choices that you will enjoy. It's a beautiful place so make sure you have your camera ready.
from Cleburne, Texas
Submitted on 20-07-2016
Have stayed here and other Gaylords a number of times over years. This one probably the most efficient. They are very proud of their place, financially, but it is far and away the best in DFW area for serving several thousand folks. Never happy about parking fees which are mandatory here but otherwise, a solid stay. Food on site is also too pricey, but generally pretty good quality.
from Guttenberg, New Jersey
Submitted on 20-07-2016
I stayed at the Gaylord Texan in June 2016 for a professional conference. I enjoyed my stay and I think it worked fine as a conference hotel. I will keep this brief and stick to comments on room and food. Room: I stayed in one of the rooms facing the atrium. It was as well kept, good size room with plenty of space. There was set of french doors opening to a balcony which I liked. However, a downside of the room location is that the atrium can get noisy. For example, there was some kids' event un... Read more
from Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Submitted on 23-07-2016
Exceptionally well maintained, very beautiful property. The staff is top notch and very professional. My room was a suite and could not have been nicer. I really enjoyed my stay and look forward to returning to the Dallas area again. On site dining was exceptional.
from Tacoma, Washington
Submitted on 23-07-2016
Front desk staff rude! Resort overpriced. Pool small, people rude acting like they are rich haha. Trash around pool, not clean. Room fantastic! Room service guy so nice! Great night sleep and good food and great shower! Rest of the place well over priced but if you like the busy of Disney then it will be to your liking!
from Round Rock, Texas
Submitted on 23-07-2016
The hotel is so pretty. Summer fest is going on now. So the place is decorated with an Alice in Wonderland theme. Lots of things to do. Many are free. The 4d maze was excellent!!! The place was packed but it's summertime. The food was great at the sports bar. Not too pricey.
from Tampa, Florida
Submitted on 24-07-2016
Big & Beautiful hotel. Stayed a Sat night w husband and teenage sons as we made our way back from visiting family in Texas back to Florida. We've stayed across the street at the Great Wolf Lodge the past 2 years and wanted to try something different. Loved the Riverwalk and hotel atmosphere. The atrium is really pretty. The rooms are an ok size, really clean and room & furniture updated and well maintained. The lobby is beautiful and decor is tasteful. We enjoyed our walks throughout the atrium... Read more
from kingston, jamaica
Submitted on 25-07-2016
I was at the Gaylord for a conference and spent most of my time in meetings so I could not do this hotel justice. There was certainly a lot to see and do however. I was lodged in a room without a view overlooking the atrium so I was sorry to have missed that (so ask for a room with a view). The room was comfortable and clean. Lots of plugs and the wifi worked flawlessly. There are numerous restaurants and bars but because I was at a conference I did not use very many of them. The staff thr... Read more
from Auburn, Alabama
Submitted on 26-07-2016
I must admit, on first impressions I was a little concerned about the remoteness of this property - some 30 minutes drive from Dallas and the rather captive nature of the hospitality concept, but it all worked out great. While a little pricy there are many food and beverage options and the nearby town of Grapevine (2 miles) is a short and cheap shuttle or taxi ride away. As such there are many nearby food and beverage options. The the shopalholics among you the Grapvine Mall is also a short shut... Read more
from Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Submitted on 26-07-2016
I was here for a conference, and really enjoyed my stay, The staff is very friendly helpful, and professional, It is a beautiful place with clean rooms and comfy beds. One of the nice surprises was the quality of the food- everything was really good both at the conference and at the restaurants. The atrium noise was a little distracting at times.
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 26-07-2016
Nice hotel, but the décor way over overdone in a Texas theme which reminds me of the décor you see in casinos. Bad barbeque odor all over the hotel and even on the higher guest floors. Nice furniture, and nice bathrooms. Service was fair. I was ouble charged me for parking, and ended up having to get my credit card company to dispute it because the two hotel workers I dealt with were less than eager to just simply fix the situation. Be aware that they charge in excess of $20 a day for par... Read more
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 28-07-2016
Beautiful facility and fun place to relax. The staff go out of their way to make sure the guests have a nice time. I was here on a convention and everything was perfect. I was surprised by the different venues for shopping and dining.
from Phoenix, AZ
Submitted on 28-07-2016
We had stayed at the Gaylord Opryland Resort some years ago, so knew about what to expect with the Gaylord Texan, in Grapevine, TX - large, atrium design, shops, restaurants and bars, and nice accommodations. We were there for several meetings, planned on property (very convenient, as one has so much from meeting rooms, to hotel rooms, plus all sorts of amenities, and under one roof - a very big roof). If one has not previously been to a Gaylord property, it takes a moment to get their mind arou... Read more
from Eagle, Idaho, United States
Submitted on 31-07-2016
The only thing missing inside were slot machines! I found this a great place to walk around out of the Texas heat yet feel like you are "outside." You won't find inexpensive food or drink but you may luck out on a great sale at Carolyn Pollack Jewelry. Take advantage of the inside grounds, the mini Alamo, the River Walk, etc.
from Grapevine, Texas
Submitted on 31-07-2016
A gogeous property with amazing staff, rooms with views overlooking the atruim, and lots of restaurants, nice pool area, and fun just to walk around the atrium. Recommended Old Hickory Steakhouse for a great dinner.
from Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 31-07-2016
The Gaylord was an ideal place for our family vacation. We traveled to Texas because we never been there before and picked Dallas because the Gaylord was there. The water park and children's activities added to our pleasure. The maze was more like a fun house and definitely over priced if you only go through once. The ticket is good for your entire stay. The scavenger hunt was perfect for my kids ages 9 and 12 and the prize was a drawstring summer fest bag. Gaylord could improve food options and... Read more
from Howe, Texas
Submitted on 01-08-2016
This is the third time I have stayed at this hotel. They have added the water park since the last time I was here. The water park was great. Big enough to hold a lot of people but not so big it's overwhelming. Our room was nice but nothing fancy. The staff were wonderful. No matter where we were at in the resort grounds the stag was friendly and helpful.
from Saint Louis, Missouri
Submitted on 01-08-2016
We stayed here for a girls' weekend and were so excited when we saw the property! We went right out to the pool where EVERY pool chair was taken. We found several by the cabanas, and were rudely told to leave unless we wanted to pay $160 for the cabana (even though no one was in the cabana). For the price we paid, we couldn't even find a place to sit at the pool. Next we ordered nachos, 2 sodas and 2 margaritas and the bill was $68! Add to that the $29 dollar parking (and it isn't a downtown... Read more
from Tecumseh, Oklahoma
Submitted on 02-08-2016
This is the third or fourth time I've stayed at this gorgeous resort. The water park is amazing and the hotel itself is beautiful. You can walk around the resort and see some really cool things. It is a splurge and some would say it's worth it. I'll probably be back. Here's my issues: They charge you Disney World prices for EVERYTHING. $30 to park your car with valet ($25 to self park). The room had some annoying "issues" I eluded to. The door latch would occasionally lock in place so you cou... Read more
from McKinney, Texas
Submitted on 03-08-2016
My 70th birthday was approaching and our 3 married daughters decided that we should have a "stay-cation" to celebrate the big event. So, they made reservations for all 16 of us to stay a the Gaylord Hotel for the weekend. What a fabulous time we all had. After our arrival and check in, we all hopped the shuttle bus and spent the afternoon at Paradise Springs....a terrific water park with a lazy river and things for kids and adults of all ages. We had dinner at the Cantina Restaurant and the meal... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 03-08-2016
I was here with colleagues for a convention and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! The hotel and convention center is fantastic! In particular Lorrie was incredibly helpful and was incredibly customer friendly. She also helped arranged for a wonderful upgrade for us as well as a wonderful view! The rooms are well appointed. We would certainly stay here again, and throughly appreciate Lorrie going above and beyond!
from Stephenville, Texas
Submitted on 04-08-2016
Not many places can you go with multiple pools, restaurants, bars, shopping, spa, coffee shop, and all within a climate controlled area to feel like you're outside without the harshness of the Texas sun or bitter Texas cold. We stayed at the Gaylord the night of our wedding and spent most of the day wandering around just to see what all the hotel had to offer! The service was PHENOMENAL. From the moment you walk in, you have plenty of staff on hand just waiting to help you or point you in th... Read more
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Submitted on 04-08-2016
This place is great. Stayed there two nights for a convention and this place has it all. Shops, food, leisure activities, etc.. Staff was great, rooms are clean and nice. Convention center was perfect for the event and the FedEx helped get gear in and out easily. I told my wife we'll be coming back for a family trip.
from Guelph, Canada
Submitted on 07-08-2016
We just got home from our 5 night stay at the Gaylord Texan. My husband was attending a conference so we decided to tag along for a vacation. Overall a very positive experience. Here are a couple of comments: -The hotel was beautiful and the rooms were very clean. -The water park was clean, staff were friendly and there was lots to do and spend a whole day or just a couple of hours at the park. The food at paradise springs was on par with the rest of the resort (expensive but good quality).... Read more
from Stavanger, Norway
Submitted on 07-08-2016
My family ( 5 yr old boy, 2 yr old girl, 5 month old boy, and wife) and I just left the Gaylord after three days there. It was a nice stay but doesn't match up to similar resorts around Texas. The facility tries to cater both to professionals for conventions and to families. But it's clear that it was built for professionals. Recreation: the water facilities are good, but you have to take a shuttle 5 minutes to the "water park", which was very disappointing and definitely a hassle. The water pa... Read more
from New Iberia
Submitted on 08-08-2016
This is our 4th stay at the gaylord texan and it's just perfect! We last came in December for the ICE exhibit and it was beyond amazing. Currently staying during the summerfest. There's so many activities for the kids! The hotel is super clean and the atrium is always the perfect temperature with fresh clean smells! Just walking through the atrium is a treat! There's winding pathways along creeks and rivers with little bridges. It's truly magical! It's massive so I would recommend packing comfor... Read more
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 08-08-2016
We took a long weekend and headed over to the Gaylord for some quality time together. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. The property was beautiful and it was definitely nice feeling like you're outside but actually in controlled Temps inside. The food at the steakhouse and Italian were top notch (and we're hard to please). We also really appreciated the sommelier's wine recommendation at the steak house. The only gripe is that their outside pool is pretty small for the size of ... Read more
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Submitted on 08-08-2016
I wanted to really like this hotel. I booked it for a weekend destination for myself and husband. Upon arriving we opted for the valley parking for the additional $9.00 over the regular nightly parking rate of $20. It was a Friday night and it was crowded! The hotel is beautiful and very spacious. However, too many people! We felt it was more like a "light day" at Disneyland. The hotel room rate does not include the resort fee, parking fee or another extra acitivites they offer. The onsite hote... Read more
from Amarillo
Submitted on 10-08-2016
we love to come here and go to the glass cactus they have a van that will shuttle you over to the club so you don't have to drive also have a pool that is really nice to lounge at after a late night of having fun
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 10-08-2016
Did a family "staycation" here - 10 of us. Atrium is beautiful, rooms were clean, and staff is very friendly and accommodating. We spent our days at Paradise Springs - awesome feature that kids and adults enjoyed equally. Our only complaint is the high prices. We do not mind spending money on vacation (and expect a resort to be pricey), as long as the food and service are excellent. We rented a cabana at Paradise Springs one day, which cost over $200. Our server was fantastic. Very attent... Read more
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Submitted on 10-08-2016
We booked a room with two double beds. We were in 3156 which overlooked the parking lot, but was a bit oversized so we had room to move around in. When we checked in I asked about an interior view room so we could face the atrium, the clerk said it would be a $60 up charge. I said no thanks. After speaking to my husband he said to ask if we could see them room then decide, THIS time the clerk said the up charge would be $40.Needless to say, I was annoyed, feeling like I was being taken for a rid... Read more
from Kansas
Submitted on 10-08-2016
We were traveling on business, so I was new to the Gaylord properties. Having made our reservations in late January, we thought that our request of a king bed with a view of the main atrium should have been easy to secure. When we arrived at 6:00 p.m., we were told that our room wasn't ready. Housekeeping was called to see if it would be cleaned by 7:00, but no one answered the call. After 20 min. of checking and rechecking, the desk clerk told us that she could give us a two-step upgrade ov... Read more
from Tulsa
Submitted on 10-08-2016
This was a very nice resort with lots to see it is a little pricey. The staff was friendly but we did have some trouble with getting in to the restaurants and valet was a little disorganized when you consider the cost of 350.00 per night. I still would recommend this resort as we had an overall great experience and would return. There is a pizza place called New York pizza and subs about two miles away that is an amazing family envoirment with great food without the expense. If cost is not a... Read more
from McKinney, Texas
Submitted on 13-08-2016
We work extremely hard and long hours, so rest, fun, and relaxation were all "must haves" for this special anniversary weekend. Time alone (and quality sleep!) are rare occurrences when you have small children, so we were truly looking forward to it. However, upon check-in we were informed of the expansion occurring at the resort, and that the related construction - right outside our room - would begin at 7:00 a.m. This information should have been included in the reservation process, as all ... Read more
from Lubbock, Texas
Submitted on 14-08-2016
My family of 5 (mom, dad, and 3 boys) stayed for two nights this summer at the Gaylord Texan. Here are my thoughts: The good: The hotel is beautiful. Grounds are well kept and the facilites are thoughtfully designed. There is plenty to see and do! Two pools, several restaurants, a small water park, and various attractions. The location is great! Near everything including Arlington and DFW airport. The Not Good: Food is expensive and "just ok". Rooms are smallish and not conducive to larg... Read more
from Oneonta, Alabama
Submitted on 05-09-2016
Went to the Gaylord Texan for the 4th time for this year's Alabama vs USC game. I keep coming back because the service is so amazing and again it didn't disappoint. The rooms were perfect, food at the Old Hickory Steakhouse amazing, Texas Station sports bar has a new chef and they food was much improved. Spent the morning of check out at Paradise Springs lazy river and had a wonderful time. I would once again stay there without question!
from Spring, Texas
Submitted on 06-09-2016
I was a recent guest at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, attending Connect Marketplace 2016. A friend of mine made the drive with me from the Houston (TX) area. We arrived to the hotel around 3:30pm and parked in the parking garage and made the long trek to the lobby for check-in. We were in two separate lines; however, he was able to check into his room right away and I was told that they would send me a text when mine was ready. After spending close to an hour in my buddy's ro... Read more
from Wichita Falls, Texas
Submitted on 06-09-2016
We have visited this hotel many times during Christmas but never during the summer. This year we decided to try out the water park are were pleasantly surprised. The water park has plenty to do for kids and is a great addition to the hotel. The shuttle service was excellent. We will return again during the summer.
from Manitou Springs, Colorado
Submitted on 07-09-2016
We have stayed at this resort many times in the past and we're looking forward to a wonderful Labor Weekend. What a disappointment. It was a second rate version of Disney World. I have never seen so many children and families in a space not designed for big families. I had no idea that the resort had changed in such a dramatic way. First of all the resort was understaffed. Some people waited 3 hours to check in. We booked a dinner with friends at the Italian Restaurant and it was so noisy that w... Read more
from Columbus, Ohio
Submitted on 07-09-2016
Attended a conference at this location and it was an excellent facility for a business trip like this. But walking around it was easy to tell that this is really a location for families as well. There are some nice activities for families right there on the property, and the water park attached to the hotel seemed like a popular spot. The valet was always wells staffed and the front desk process was fantastic. Everyone was top notch. I loved that in room the TV's had online options to sign ... Read more
from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Submitted on 08-09-2016
We planned a visit to Grapevine Texas over the Labor Day Holiday to visit friends. We flew into DFW on Thursday, with an agenda to do something special every day, including a visit the 4D Alice in Wonderland Adventure at the Gaylord Resort. I'm a librarian, and love literary events. The $15 dollar ticket price was expensive for the value of the tour. I don't have a complaint about the 4D Alice in Wonderland Adventure tour itself, it was wonderful, for a 4 room tour, but yes, it was over in ... Read more
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 08-09-2016
Gaylord Resorts are cookie-cutter resorts made for conferences and other business events. Every resort is extravagant, with great facilities, onsite restaurants, shops, etc. - but they are all the SAME. No imagination. No individualism. If you like drive-thru anything, you may like Gaylord. It's a drive-thru resort. Rooms are nice and roomy, clean and quite adequate for most trips; business or pleasure. At Gaylord in Grapevine, however, was a big disappointment. The customer service during ... Read more
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 09-09-2016
Gaylord hotels are definitely an experience aside from any others. First they are huge, with large domes that make you feel like you are outside. Christmas decorations are millions of lights. Gaylord Texan has the largest dome I think, with like 5 regions to tour and walk through. Rooms are very spacious. Cost us usually pretty high for everything, especially the food and spa, but it is all good quality. Parking is expensive and valet is even more. In the Texan one, the water-park is nice ... Read more
from Lehighton, Pennsylvania, United States
Submitted on 13-09-2016
Beautiful hotel about 10 mins from the airport. Inside grounds are really nice with the atrium and river running thru it. Easy to navigate, attached to convention center for easy access to meetings. Friendly staff.
from NM
Submitted on 13-09-2016
To start, the grounds and the atrium are pretty fabulous. We stay here a couple times a year and this was by far the worst experience. With so many other great places to choose from in the area, we likely will not be back. I was completely underwhelmed by the poor customer service. The lady who checked me in was rude. I asked her about my Marriott status and our usual upgrade to an atrium room. She told me I no longer had the status required for the upgrade. That's fine, but after stayin... Read more
from Worthing, United Kingdom
Submitted on 13-09-2016
We stayed here due to a conference and it should be amazing - it's a huge building with great facilities and it's impressive that they can air condition such a massive space. However, it was actually too cold indoors, the air conditioning was overdone and it got a bit uncomfortable occasionally if you were in shorts and tshirts (which the outside weather necessitated!) My other gripe was that this is not a cheap resort and there's no need for them to exploit guests further on really petty thi... Read more
from Springfield, Missouri
Submitted on 13-09-2016
Was here for 3 days for a convention and the hotel room was very nice and the center of the hotel with the Texas themes in the giant open area is really cool. I will have been here for three days and haven't gone outside but you feel like you have with the giant open area that is in the middle of the hotel. Great hotel resort.
from JEEPBAMA
Submitted on 14-09-2016
Stayed here for the kickoff game weekend against USC. The resort is big and the atrium offers restaurants and shops. The on site pool is small and shaded and blocked from breeze by the buildings. However the water park and lazy river have a lot to offer. My only complaint is it's really loud and not a great place to chill and relax without club music and kids running around. I would say it makes it more kid and family oriented. Beautiful property but for the price really just a big hotel and ove... Read more
from Sylmar, CA
Submitted on 14-09-2016
Stayed here in August for a conference. The hotel is large, so if you are there for a conference, request a room on the conference side unless you don't mind a nice walk thru the atrium to get there. There is no free wifi on the conference side, so unless it is offered by the conference, you will need to use the wifi in your room. As a place to stay for fun, this resort has everything you need - plenty of food options from a grab-and-go market place, to an upscale steak house. They also have a... Read more
from United States
Submitted on 14-09-2016
I stayed here during a convention which was paid for by my employer so I can't speak about price. The hotel itself was beautiful, and the rooms were very nice. The convention center was great and was only a quick 5 minute walk from my room. The employees were very friendly and helpful. The only complaint was the pool area. I thought is was small for such a large hotel. We would go sit by the pool every day after our meetings, and it was usually very messy. There was only one person working at th... Read more
from Dallas, Oregon
Submitted on 15-09-2016
The Gaylord is high on style and decent on service, but shopping or dining there is a fool's errand. We recently stayed for 3 nights and found the service to be good, but shopping in any of the stores or dining anywhere in the hotel will set you back unreasonably and ruin your overall impression if you are are on any manner of budget. Fortunately there are any number of good eateries nearby that offer excellent fare at much more reasonable pricing.
from Chicago, Illinois
Submitted on 16-09-2016
I recently stayed here for 5 nights for a continuing education conference. I loved the inner atrium of the hotel and the convention center was a short 5 minute walk from my room. My room was average but well maintained and cleaned daily. It was convenient to have multiple dining options within the hotel but they are pricey. Overall, I enjoyed my stay.
from Wrotham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 18-09-2016
Amazing hotel but very expensive to eat there we found. Transportation is not very good as only a service to Grapevine which starts at 3 pm Monday - Thursday so if you are visiting from Europe don't expect any official sightseeing tours there are none. The beds in the rooms were great very comfortable but with all the large conventions going on not really very quiet at night. In fact the convention attendees took over large areas in the evening which meant we went to our room on one of the 3 ... Read more
from Roanoke, Virginia
Submitted on 20-09-2016
Here for business, good service, decent restaurants. Missing a quick grab & go lunch place. Rooms aren't quiet- I heard my neighbor's TV most of the night. I had specifically asked for a quiet room too.
from Marietta, Georgia
Submitted on 22-09-2016
Nice, clean convention center and hotel. Service is excellent. Close to DFW so my getting a car was a waste of money. Close to a water park and giant Bass Pro Shop. Plenty of restaurants and shops in the hotel. Get your walking shoes on. Remake of Alamo in the center court. Reminds me a bit of a Vegas hotel. It was good for the business meeting. Make sure you make reservations for the restaurants if staying for a large meeting.
from Heide, Germany
Submitted on 22-09-2016
I stayed ther for convention and overall was happy. Two exceptions though: The pool bar was closed and one could not even get water, thats bad for resort... What really spoiled my overall good experience was the breakfast I had at the Ruverside. Superb omlette custom made by a very friendly cook and a decent coffee totaled in 27 $ - that is just obscene, sorry folks!
from Texarkana, Arkansas
Submitted on 22-09-2016
I just attended a conference at the Gaylord hotel. It's a great hotel! Everything you need in one location. There are some nice stores for shopping. There are also some great restaurants. The Rooms are very nice. It's a big plus it's a Marriott property! Be aware that if you get one of the rooms with a balcony on the inside it can be a little noisy at night. My only complaint is the toilet paper was cheap and scratchy.
from Studio City, CA
Submitted on 22-09-2016
If you have a terrible sense of humor or don't like a lively atmosphere, then the Gaylord Texan isn't for you. This place is absolutely enormous. It's park theme park, part sports fanatic heaven, part resort. We were here for a work event and I found it great. One doesn't need to leave the resort at all. They have a decent sized gym, pools, a spa, salon services, several eateries and sports bar, and an evening light show for the little ones. The service was also fantastic. If you had the slighte... Read more
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Submitted on 23-09-2016
Overall a nice hotel but beware the interior rooms can be loud if an event is being held in the atrium. Also be sure to wear comfortable shoes if attending a conference because there is lots of walking.
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