Serendipity! that is what we found at the Blue Cypress Hotel in Arlington Texas.
Our trip was in celebration of my son's 21st Birthday. He is a sport enthusiast.
The location was close to all the major attractions Dallas Cowboys NFL stadium, The Texas Rangers MLB Ballpark, Six Flags Hurricaine Harbor water park. Also near some of the best dining areas imaginable.
When we first arrived we thought the place was closed there seemed to be next to no vehicles. However as we stepped up the adobe coloured entrance way we had no concerns as the remodelled lobby was quite impressive.
The Staff were exceptionally polite and very accomodating. The hallways were wide and well lit. Our room was clean, modern and basic yet covered all our needs. (free WiFi, TV, microwave, bar fridge, AC, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer.)
Housekeeping was awesome and timely.
As we explored the hotel facilities we discovered an absolutely amazing gym! It was just like a full membership facility with weights, several cable machines an entire upper deck with at least 2 dozen cardio pieces from treadmills to elipticals, there were two pools one indoor and one outdoor which was a delight in the Texas heat.
The out door pool was well equiped with lounge chairs, tables with umbrellas and a bar which was open after 6PM with live band entertainment. However the upstairs bar and patio was open at 4PM for those wanting a kickstart to the eve. There was a full fledge pool party each evening with lots of dancing and a different genre of music each night.
The morning provided a complimentary breakfast which served a variety of cereals, breads and pastries and the option to make your own waffles in the the shape of TEXAS, Seasonal fruit, various juices and of course coffee.
The only issue we had was the awkward access ramps and spurs (roads) to the hotel initially... if you are renting a car and driving from the airport get the GPS to save you bouncing on and off the hwy and interstate and the oneway switchbacks.
Definitely the choice of stay when we are ever needing to go between Dallas and Ft Worth or catching a sport event.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Discover a new sense of chic at Blue Cypress Hotel - an eclectic and thoroughly unique Arlington boutique hotel. Comfortable discreet yet light and playful too with a smidge of seduction. This elegant modern hotel exudes a cozy, relaxing vibe. Soak in our indoor heated pool or outside in our Mediterranean style pool (Opening Spring 2013). The perfect mood to go out and explore or stay in and enjoy a night at the Ultra sleek Zuri Restaurant & Lounge . Intimate and uniquely elegant, our Executive Boutique provides a place for you to get away or for a Corporate convention in Beautiful Texas. Newly Remodeled in 2009! Under new ownership. The Blue Cypress Hotel located at the intersection of Hwy 360 & Abrams, the Blue Cypress Hotel is near Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor, Rangers and Cowboys stadium. Amenities include an in-room refrigerator & microwave, wet bars, free high-speed wireless internet access, indoor and outdoor pools, Fitness center, and game room. We offer large Family Suites and Jacuzzi suites, Banquet facilities to hold up to 500 We would love to have you stay! ... more less
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