Tuesday, September 26, 2017

West Meets Zen at new Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel

West of Zen Art at Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel
Photos c/o Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel

In addition to a comfy bed and a stiff drink, the new Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel also houses a curated collection of original works of art. The provocative and diverse collection of art underscores the hotel’s inventive and much touted West of Zen design theme. Hotel owner and developer, Sam Moon Group of the eponymous handbag and accessories empire, was resolute that the hotel’s design demonstrate sensibility to the Asian culture. The Moon family sought to honor their Korean roots in addition to extending warm hospitality to international guests traveling on business to the multinational corporations headquartered within the Legacy West corridor. Add to that, a key element of the Renaissance brand is to focus on the local and regional culture of their markets. The design criteria was ultimately distilled into a creative blend of north Texas/western influences and Asian culture which is manifested throughout the interiors, and most strikingly, in the hotel’s curated collection of original art. Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel guests and visitors are immersed in “West of Zen” visual art experiences throughout the property, original works commissioned by the Moon family.

Throughout the public areas, from the reception desk to the lounges to the grand stairway and function areas, thought provoking and original works of art are on view and masterfully installed. The dazzling glass-sheathed 15-story tower stands proudly at the entrance of Windrose Ave., the central boulevard and pedestrian walkway of Legacy West’s eateries and shops. The hotel was designed to be its own destination within the remarkable Legacy West. Wide-open interior spaces with broad site lines embody the indigenous elements of the Texas prairie, and also create the perfect backdrop for a curated art collection. Soothing Asian influences combine with Texas energy and vitality to engender a truly unique hospitality experience. Guests are exposed to global culture while connecting with community in the sophisticated high-energy lobby and bar spaces.

Located in Plano, Texas on Legacy Drive at the intersection of Dallas North Tollway and State Highway 121, the premier 304-room, 15-story hotel within the walkable epicenter of the $3 billion Legacy West urban mixed-use project is poised to bring a unique brand of hospitality sizzle to the progressive, recently opened development that boasts the North American headquarters of Toyota, United States headquarters of JC Penney and Frito-Lay and the regional headquarters of FedEx Office. Legacy West is the largest mixed-use development being built in North Texas. The Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel includes 30,000 square feet of flexible conference and meeting space; a state-of-the-art fitness center; three restaurant options; club level with lounge; and an amenity deck with heated pool, cabanas, outdoor bar, grill and event space. The cultural fusion continues in the hotel’s culinary statements. Bold Texas flavors combine with Asian fare throughout the food & beverage areas: Whiskey Moon and Texas Tea House in the lobby; Oma, the hotel’s main three-meal restaurant also located on the hotel’s ground floor and an outdoor grill and bar serving the pool deck. For information call 469.925.1800 or visit www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dalbp-renaissance-dallas-at-plano-legacy-west-hotel/.