Relax and enjoy your stay at America’s Best Value Inn, located at 3243 Merrifield Avenue. You will be in the heart of Downtown Dallas and near museums, the aquarium, the zoo, Dallas Convention Center, the Historic...

Attractions Close to Hotels Near the Cotton Bowl

When you book rooms or suites at hotels near the Cotton Bowl, you have a prime location to Downtown Dallas. You’re close to museums, the Art District, financial institutions, great Texas dining, shopping, and entertainment venues. Venues within each reach include the American Airlines Convention Center, AT&T Stadium, and the Cotton Bowl Stadium. The hotels near the Cotton Bowl also offer you the convenience of a complimentary breakfast each morning, particularly when you stay at the Corinthian Bed and Breakfast, America’s Best Value Inn, Palace Suites, and the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.

The Historic Cotton Bowl

The first Cotton Bowl was held in 1937, pairing two college teams in a football game that drew more than 15,000 fans. The popularity of this college bowl led to annual games held in January that pair the top college teams in a postseason game. In 2010, the Cotton Bowl was moved to the Dallas Cowboy’s home field at AT&T Stadium, while the Cotton Bowl remains the home of the annual Heart of Dallas Bowl. The Cotton Bowl Stadium also hosts high school games and the annual Powder Puff charity football game.


There are so many great places to eat in Dallas and the hotels near the Cotton Bowl place you in close proximity to several of them. Be sure and eat at Stampede 66, on 1717 McKinney Avenue, serving great Texas comfort foods, refreshing drinks, and their house favorite honey fried chicken. Vickery Park, on 2810 N Henderson Avenue, is well known for their Texas Brisket sandwiches, house salads, mussels, mac and cheese, and craft beers. They also have a weekend brunch if you are staying in College Bowl hotels over the weekend. You often receive a complimentary breakfast, so be sure and try out some of these local favorites for lunch and dinner.

Additional Info

Hotels near the Cotton Bowl place you right in the middle of Downtown Dallas so be sure and take advantage of your location while you are traveling for business or to see a great football, hockey, or baseball game. The staff at the hotel can help you secure tickets.