Welcome Southern Methodist University Visitors

The Lumen sits directly across from SMU in University Park. Our boutique Dallas hotel offers an unbeatable location along with warm hospitality, one-of-a-kind style and first-class services and amenities for a fun and easy Dallas stay. The Lumen is the closest hotel to campus and is centrally located which places us in the middle of fine dining, upscale shopping and local nightlife.


  • 93 non-smoking guest rooms and suites
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Complimentary wireless internet access in guest rooms and throughout hotel
  • Pet-friendly (no fees, no restrictions)
  • Complimentary car service to SMU and within 3-mile radius
  • Complimentary morning tea, coffee and newspapers in the hotel living room
  • Complimentary hosted wine hour
  • Green Key certified environmentally friendly hotel
  • Recycle receptacles in every room
  • Bathrobes in every room in fun animal prints
  • The Front Room – a Park Cities Diner serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and 24-hour room service
  • Heated outdoor pool with cabanas
  • Rooftop terrace with SMU and Downtown Dallas skyline views
  • Borrow a Bicycle program
  • Town car and limousine service available
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • C.O. Bigelow bath amenities
  • Large safe in all rooms
  • Languages spoken: English, Spanish