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IRVINE, Calif./ DALLAS (May 3, 2018) – DG Hotels Ventures, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and affiliate of Pacific Hospitality Group Ventures, Inc.  (PHG) today announced the opening of the 256-room dual-branded AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria, as well as the purchase of the property from Atlantic Hotels Group. Located in the heart of Dallas Midtown, the five-floor property boasts more than 17,000 square feet of combined meeting space and anchors a new $3.5 billion, mixed-use development project that includes more than 6.5 million square feet of office space, 9,000 residential units and more than one million square feet of retail, restaurant and entertainment space.

“The AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria is our company’s first hotel in Texas and our first dual-branded Marriott property,” said Tim Busch, CEO and founder of PHG. “We are excited to offer a hotel that reflects the growing entrepreneurial-minded business scene in the Dallas Fort Worth area. This property offers two unique and complementary options that leisure and business travelers, alike, will appreciate – a stylish, seamless experience at AC, or comforts of a home away from home at Residence Inn.”

Designed to provide guests with more options and flexibility, AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria offer different experiences for different needs. The AC Hotel, which caters more to shorter stays, features European-inspired design with neutral tones, inviting furnishings and ambient lighting to reflect the uniqueness and character of its urban Dallas location. The award-winning Kevin Barry Fine Art curated the locally-inspired modern artwork pieces that hang throughout the hotel.

AC Hotel Dallas by the Galleria offers 140 carefully-curated guest rooms that feature a sleek European style along with workstations and flat-panel TVs. Guests can stop by the AC Kitchen for a European-inspired breakfast and in the evening visit the AC Lounge in the hotel lobby

Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria offers 116 suites designed for longer-stay guests. Every guest room is a suite with studio, one- and two-bedroom options that afford extended stay guests a more spacious and functional living space. Each suite comes with fully equipped kitchens. Additional amenities for this pet-friendly hotel include a barbeque and picnic area, complementary buffet breakfast, a grocery delivery service, housekeeping service, an on-site laundry area, a safe deposit box at the front desk and valet dry cleaning.

Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria also offers guests the chance to “run like a local” with mapped runs for guests to use during their stay. Guests can use the MapMyFitness app for instant access to curated running routes created specifically for Residence Inn guests.

The fusion of the two brands means that guests of the AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria hotel will have access to the best of both brands, such as guest laundry facilities at the Residence Inn, and the co-working space / night-time lounge at the AC Lounge, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool and complimentary Wi-Fi.

In addition to the AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria, PHG currently owns through affiliates three other AC Hotels in the U.S., including AC Hotel Irvine, AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter Area and AC Hotel Phoenix/Tempe Downtown.

About Pacific Hospitality Group Ventures, Inc.

Established in 1987, Pacific Hospitality Group Ventures, Inc. (PHG) is a growing hospitality company with 11 hotels, including one currently under construction, and more than 120,000 square feet of event space in California, Hawaii and Louisiana. Based in Irvine, California, the company owns, manages, finances and develops hotels in iconic destinations. PHG serves as the parent company to a portfolio of lifestyle and luxury properties known as the Meritage Collection. Meritage Collection hotels include Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa near San Diego, Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort in Kauai, and two Napa Valley properties – The Meritage Resort and Spa and Vista Collina Resort (opening summer 2018).

Pacific Hospitality Group also serves as the franchisee of the following properties: AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria, AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown, AC Hotel Irvine, AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter Area, DoubleTree by Hilton Irvine Spectrum, and DoubleTree by Hilton Santa Ana /Orange County Airport. For more information, visit or

Contact: Krystal Morris or Kristal McKanders or / 972.931.7576, ext. 355 or 949.271.2729

About AC Hotels by Marriott

AC Hotels by Marriott®, a lifestyle brand that celebrates a new way to hotel complemented by a European soul and Spanish roots, boasts more than 120 design-led hotels in 15 countries and territories. Design-driven AC Hotels by Marriott® edit away the unnecessary to remove friction, providing thoughtfully designed moments of beauty, allowing guests to focus on what’s important to them. The properties modern design for modern business include buzzing AC Lounges, the perfect place for locals or visitors to get work done in style or to enjoy handcrafted cocktails and tapas.  High-design guest rooms and public spaces with sleek furnishings and intuitive technology features such as the Media Salons and AC Libraries inspire and connect. AC Hotels by Marriott® is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information, visit For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Residence Inn by Marriott

Residence Inn by Marriott is the global leader in the extended-stay lodging segment, with more than 700 properties located in 10 countries and territories. Designed for long stays, the brand offers spacious suites with separate living, working, and sleeping zones. Fully functional kitchens; grocery delivery service; 24-hour markets and complimentary breakfasts help guests maximize their time and thrive while they travel. The RI MixÔevening events afford guests the opportunity to socialize and connect with the local community. Each Residence Inn offers free Wi-Fi in both public and guests spaces to ensure continuous connectivity while on the road. As a member of the Marriott International portfolio, Residence Inn is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information or reservations, visit For travel tips, the latest on the brand or to connect with other travelers, “like” Residence Inn on Facebook and follow @ResidenceInn on Twitter and Instagram.

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