Hotels Near Southern Methodist University
If you are traveling to Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, Hotels-Rates can help you book the perfect hotel and provide detailed information on amenities and convenience to neighboring points of interest in Dallas.
Our comprehensive Hotels-Rates database shows 68 hotels in Dallas within 5 miles of Southern Methodist University, with rates as low as $49.99. We also found two Dallas hotels within 1 mile of SMU, with rates starting at $149.45.
The three most popular hotels near the Southern Methodist campus, according to Hotels-Rates users are:
- The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas at 2121 McKinney Avenue, which is 3.8 miles from Southern Methodist University. Rates at the Ritz-Carlton start at $489.
- W Dallas – Victory at 2440 Victory Park Lane, only 4.1 miles from SMU. Rates start at $309.
- The Joule at 1530 Main Street, Dallas, which is 4.4 miles from the Southern Methodist campus. Rates start at $246.
If you have a youngster who is a student at SMU or are an SMU student, you might be more budget-minded. When sorting the Hotels-Rates database by price, you'll find among the Dallas area's cheap hotel rates:
- Extended Stay America - Dallas - Farmers Branch at 4022 Parkside Center Blvd., Farmers Branch, TX, which is 7.2 miles from Southern Methodist U. Its rates start at $44.
- Americas Best Value Inn at 6222 Broadway Blvd., Garland, TX. It's only 11 miles from SMU and offers rates starting at $45.
- Americas Best Value Inn Dallas at 3243 Merrifield Ave., Dallas, and only 4.5 miles from So. Methodist. Rates start at $49.
Sothern Methodist University and the Dallas, TX, Area
Southern Methodist University is a nationally ranked comprehensive research university with seven degree-granting schools located near the heart of Dallas at 6425 Boaz Lane. Nearly 12,000 diverse, high-achieving students from all 50 U.S. states and 90 foreign countries attend SMU. The SMU Mustangs compete in Division I sports in the American Athletic Conference.
The George W. Bush Presidential Center, located on the east side of the SMU campus, houses the Presidential Library and Museum, which includes the presidential archives of the Bush Administration as well as permanent and traveling exhibits. It also houses the George W. Bush Institute, an independent policy institute.
Dallas, which has a population of 1.28 million, is the 9th largest city in the U.S. and the third largest in Texas. The 12-county Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area is home to 6.9 million people. There are more than 30,000 hotel rooms in the city of Dallas and over 78,000 available in the broader metro area. Each year, 24.9 million people visit Dallas and 48.9 million visit the metro area, according to the Visit Dallas tourism authority.
Southern Methodist University and Nearby Airports
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metro and is the largest hub for American Airlines, which has headquarters in Fort Worth. Dallas/Fort Worth International is 23 miles from Southern Methodist University.
Dallas Love Field (DAL) is the home of Southwest Airlines and is also served by Delta and Alaska Airlines. Dallas Love Field is only 4 miles from the SMU campus.
DFW is the third-busiest airport in the world, and if you fly to north Texas or across the U.S., you'll likely go to or through DFW. Dallas Love Field is served by shorter flights.
See Dallas from Southern Methodist University
Your opportunities to enjoy what the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area offers for fun, exercise, mental stimulation or other enjoyment are nearly limitless. There's great outdoor spaces in Dallas with more than 350 parks and 160 miles in hiking and biking trails; the Bishop Arts District, two blocks of former warehouses that are now home to more than 60 boutiques, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and galleries; the Dallas architecture tour, featuring newer marvels like the Perot Museum of Nature and Science (a must-visit on its own) and Dallas skyline icons like the Reunion Tower, with 360-degree views of the city; and itineraries for couples, families, LGBTQ, bachelors, bachelorettes and budget visits.
In the fall, Dallas is all about Cowboys football and tailgating at AT&T Stadium, and come winter it's Dallas Mavericks basketball and Dallas Stars hockey at American Airlines Center. The boys of summer in these parts are the Texas Rangers, who play baseball in nearby Arlington, Texas.
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