This grand visionary is the founding spirit behind the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek — and of the Rosewood brand, for that matter. A rare few souls know hotels, restaurants, and gracious hospitality the way she does.What people really want when they check into a luxury hotel:
Impeccable service, a clean environment in comfortable, beautiful surroundings. Guests also want excellent cuisine. Rosewood believes the hotel should reflect the environment of the locale.
Exquisite hospitality is created by:
Well-trained and sincere personnel, and attention to detail.
Advice on what hotel guests can do to ensure they have a great experience at a property:
Communication with the personnel and understanding the expectations of the hotel environment.
Some of the most memorable guests at The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek:
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, longtime guests Larry Hagman and the cast of Dallas, Elizabeth Taylor, and many other entertainment stars.
The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek is a perfect example of hospitality at its finest because:
From the moment guests arrive by car, the valet and all personnel they meet make them feel a friendly welcome. They feel like they are personal guests in a home — since it once was a home — historic in Dallas.
Personal favorite menu items from the Mansion:
From tortilla soup to crème brûlée, which have been on the menu almost since the day of opening.
Enjoy traveling to:
I’ve always said that it’s more important with whom I’m traveling than to which city. The hotel is a major factor in the enjoyment of any visit.
Some other favorite Rosewood properties and why:
Rosewood Little Dix Bay because I visited there even before it was a Rosewood property, with my children when they were quite young. The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, ensures that my stays in New York are always memorable. Of course, there’s no place like home: Dallas.
Tips to make entertaining at home relaxing and memorable, especially through the holidays:
Since most of my holiday entertaining is done at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel or the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, I can relax knowing it’s in the best of hands.
A wonderful aspect of being a hotelier is:
I’m more aware and interested in the place where we spend the most time on a visit — the hotel.