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Faces SMU campus

The sophisticated The Lumen, a Kimpton Hotel is located in Dallas' University Park area, across the street from SMU and the Meadows School of the Arts on Hillcrest Avenue; Meadows Museum is a half a mile away.

The Front Room Tavern

The hotel's newly renovated on-site restaurant, The The Front Room Tavern, a Park Cities Diner, offers specialty cocktails, modern American fares, and espresso bar. Year round outdoor heated pool.

Glass, granite, Wi-Fi

Guestrooms at The Lumen, a Kimpton Hotel are appointed with elegant modern furnishings, granite counters, and glassed-in showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in the upscale University Park area of Dallas, the pet-friendly The Lumen, a Kimpton Hotel offers guests valet parking (surcharges apply), wireless and wired Internet access in public areas for a surcharge, and a year round outdoor heated pool. The hotel also has a cardio theater and provides access to a nearby fitness center.

This hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 93 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  


Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 0.00 USD per day ), Wired high-speed internet ( 0.00 USD per day )


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • LCD TV 
  • Climate control 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Minibar 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Shower only 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Front Room Tavern - Opens for breakfast. lunch, and dinner. This restaurant features typical American fares, handcraft cocktails, and espresso bar.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests of The Lumen, a Kimpton Hotel can take advantage of the Larry North Cardio Fitness Theater inside the hotel. Guests also have access to the full Larry North fitness center located two miles from the hotel. The 210-acre tree-lined campus of Southern Methodist University is across the street, ideal for visitors who want to go for a jog or stroll. The Lumen also offers a year round outdoor heated pool on site for your fitness or relaxation.

Golfers can visit the two 18-hole courses and driving range at Tenison Highlands, 8.5 miles from the hotel, or venture 9 miles to the Stevens Park Golf Course.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


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Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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