Hyatt Regency DFW Dallas Airport, Hotel Review
There are two hotels right at the DFW airport that make transiting a breeze. One is directly connected to the Airport (the Grand Hyatt) and the other which is just a quick 5 minute drive or 10 minute walk away is the Hyatt Regency.
Directly adjacent to Terminal C, getting to and from your flight is a breeze
The day was a blistering 108 degrees in Dallas, but once the sun went down it got a little bit cooler. As we landed at 11pm it was a cold 97 degrees. You’ve. Got. To. Be. Kidding. Me.
There is a walkway to the hotel if you feel like crossing a parking deck, but as I’m not inclined to doing anything in 97 degree weather with that many clothes on, so we opted for the shuttle. The waiting area was outside so we decided to wait in the lobby area. At least there was AC there.
A couple short minutes later the van pulled up to get us to the hotel in air-con comfort.
Pro Tip: Sit near the front of the van OR board last. This way you’ll get off the van first and beat everyone else to the check in counter. If you board last, your luggage will be the last in, and first out.
Because we were the first ones to sit near the front, we avoided the other 12 passengers and all their check in woes. Inevitably someone will have a ton of problems and you’ll be even more delayed. Always. Check in. First.
The hotel was pretty dated, but my philosophy on airport hotels in the USA is pretty simple. Chances are you’re showing up late from your flight, and you’re leaving the next morning. The creature comforts of home are not the top priority. What is, however, is a clean bed, a clean bathroom, air-con or heat that blows hard, and QUIET.
Luckily, this hotel checks all those boxes.
The room was pretty basic. Standard bathroom. Enough room for two toilets…
A king size bed with regular size pillows… not sure why they were placed sideways on the bed… is that a thing?
There is a large chair in the corner with wall length mirror.
A small mini fridge and coffee machine flank the office desk and chair.
Otherwise, the room was pretty basic. Not an impressive TV, or nightstand… but then again, you’re not coming to an airport hotel that’s connected to the airport for the TV or the nightstand, are you?
The view doesn’t look too impressive at night, but it does overlook the parking deck/runways.
Seriously, Hyatt. What are you doing? We need to have a talk. While I’ve never been a fan of alarm clocks to begin with… but seriously? You bring an iPod Nano/iPhone 4 charger to the game? What are you doing. It’s time to update that shiiiii.
When you leave in the morning…
After a blissful and surprisingly quiet night, we went back to the lobby to catch the shuttle. It is very important to know what terminal you leave out of (A, B, C, D, or E). There are two shuttles and if you get on the wrong one, you’re only going to waste time. One shuttle is the ABC and the other is the DE shuttle.
While the cash rates can get a bit pricey, once again this hotel shines for a points redemption. The Hyatt Regency DFW clocks in at only 8,000 points a night, you can’t get much better! With Ultimate Rewards transferring into World of Hyatt, it’s easy to get yourself a stopover night for free!