In the Oklahoma state, Tulsa is noted as the 2nd largest city. It has an estimated population of 384,037. It also serves as Tulsa County’s county seat, extending to Rogers, Osage and even to Wagoner counties.
It was the Creek Native Americans who settled in Tulsa in the 1830s. In the year 1921, Tulsa is noted as the site of the most destructive and largest acts of racial history in US history, the Tulsa Race Riot. During the 20th century, the city became famous as “The Oil Capital of the World,” playing a major role among one of the most vital hubs for the oil industry of the US. Aside from this, it is also considered as the home of “Western Swing” music and the birthplace of “US Route 66.”
Since Tulsa is located along Tornado Alley and thus frequently visited by severe weather conditions. With its location near the Arkansas River by the foothills of the famous Ozark Mountains along northeast Oklahoma, it is also noted as the “Green Country.”
You will find several historical attractions and natural landscapes in this city. In fact, it houses ballet companies, 2 world-renowned art museums, a full-time operational professional opera house and even the largest concentration of “art-deco” architecture. There are also several elegant hotels you can choose from, such as the following:
Hotel Ambassador in Tulsa is noted for its luxurious accommodations in an Italian Renaissance Villa style. Its location in the midst of uptown Tulsa make it the best refuge from the hustle and bustle of city living. Wedding events, meetings and conferences as well as shopping districts are all in your fingertips in this luxurious boutique hotel.
With modern technology and classic elegance as their main agenda, this hotel provides non-smoking and spacious rooms. Each floor only has 7 rooms, making it more of a residential palace than a hotel. Every room is featured with its very own layout which would include Italian marble bathrooms, triple sheeted beds, custom-crafted furniture and dual line phones. It also has dataports, voicemail features and high speed wireless Internet access.
This pet-friendly hotel also has the Chalkboard Restaurant, private conference rooms and small meeting and secluded executive retreat areas. After a whole day of tours, you can unwind and relax at the Woodhouse Day Spa situated nearby. You can even go there via the hotel’s Lincoln Town car. Aside from the Woodhouse Day Spa, you are also guaranteed with transportation to Cherry Street, Brookside and Utica Square restaurants as well as boutiques.
Doubletree Hotel Tulsa-Downtown
This downtown pet-friendly Tulsa hotel is located at 616 West Seventh Street Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127-8983. It is situated along the central part of downtown Tulsa. In fact, it is the only hotel that is adjacent to the Tulsa Convention Center. There is even a skybridge connecting the two establishments. The Tulsa International Airport is only a 15 minute drive away via the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service.
Their guest rooms are newly renovated, having all the comforts and amenities of your very own home. Each room is equipped with dataports, spacious work areas, high speed Internet, plush-top mattresses, jumbo pillows and high-thread count linens among others. Other amenities and facilities of the hotel include an onsite café, Seven West, which offers an extensive selection of traditional menus and Southwestern cuisines, a fitness center, whirlpool and heated indoor pool.
Doubletree’s conference rooms are also excellent for business travelers. It has approximately 22,000 square feet of space, ballroom areas and convention services that can accommodate up to 1,000 guests. After a whole day of meetings and seminars, you can relax at the numerous attractions near the hotel. This would include the Tulsa Zoo, Gilcrease Museum, Philbrook Museum of Art and the Brady Theater.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Tulsa
This downtown hotel is located at 100 East Second Street Tulsa, OK 74103. Check in time is at 3PM while check out is at 12NN. Pets are accepted as long as it does not weigh more than 35 lbs. and they charge $100 for each pet. Pets should also have a leash when going to public areas.
Crowne Plaza Hotel is merely 8 miles from the Tulsa International Airport. They also provide complimentary shuttle services. It is the perfect accommodation for both leisure and business travelers, especially with its close proximity to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, BOK Center Arena, Tulsa Convention Center, Williams Towers and the Bank of Oklahoma as well as to the Bank of America, Deloitte, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst and Young.
The hotel’s guest rooms are newly renovated. They have an onsite dining place named Daily Grill Restaurant, a fitness center, housekeeping services, dry cleaning laundry, Wi-Fi, Starbucks Café and outdoor pool. They also have an indoor pool, salon, gift shop, private limousine service and high speed Internet access among others.