The Adolphus is downtown Dallas' only MOBIL 4-STAR rated Hotel. Free Wireless Highspeed Internet. Fortune, flamboyance and fame came together in 1912 to produce the grande dame of Dallas hotels. The founder of The Adolphus, Missouri beer baron Adolphus Busch, chose to honor his adopted city with 21 stories of unabashed baroque splendor. Critics have called this Texas landmark the most beautiful building west of Venice. Today flaunting its historic finery, The Adolphus shines with 80 million USD worth of renovations and enhancements, including the reception area, elevators, function rooms, The French Room and all public areas. The Adolphus holds virtually every architectural and interior design as well as hospitality award in the hotel industry. Conde Nast Travelers Readers Choice Award proclaimed it one of the top ten hotels in the United States. This is an honor consistently supported by the Zagat Surveys also Fodors and Frommers and other travel authorities. The award winning French Room serves classic French cuisine adapted to contemporary American tastes in a setting that The New York Times describes as 'a Louis X V fantasy on the prairie...indisputably the most striking and scumptuous restaurant in Dallas.'