Dallas bliss. This hilltop gem is funky and fun. Ask for one of the two story casitas near the pool. Right off the lobby sip on a martini at Bar Belmont that overlooks the Dallas skyline. Next door is one of Dallas best restaurants – Smoke. The Belmont was a motor lodge established in 1946 but was bought and renovated in 2005 to be a cool and fun hotel. A cool twist on live music is Barefoot at the Belmont, the poolside concert series featuring national and local artists.