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    Hotel Drover Focuses on Genuine Hospitality

    POSTED February 28, 2022

Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Hotel Drover, an award-winning Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott, focuses on simple pleasures and genuine hospitality. Kick-off your boots and stay awhile with 200 rustic-luxe rooms and suites. When ready, grab a hand-crafted cocktail or cold beer and wander outside to The Backyard at Hotel Drover, an outdoor oasis, with creekside seating, outdoor games, and seasonal live music. The spirit of the West continues inside 97 West Kitchen & Bar with Texas-inspired cuisine that incorporates an adventurous twist. Don’t miss out on a legendary experience at the newest jewel of the Stockyards. 

Hotel Drover offers nearly 40,000 square feet of versatile indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. Whether you’re hosting a luncheon, off-site meeting, guest speaker or other corporate event, our charming and modular meeting spaces offer casual comfort, customized catering, and the latest multimedia and tech-support technologies.The resort has five unique venues including The Barn, Legacy Hall, The Drover Boardroom, Vaquero Room, and Ranchero Room with additional meeting space available at the adjacent Stockyards Station. From initial ideation to event day set-up and needs, our team of experienced Trail Bosses make sure your special event exceeds expectations.

The legendary location of the resort allows guests to become immersed in authentic activities and the newest Texas experiences just steps away. Hotel Drover sits at the front row of the award-winning and beautifully restored Mule Alley, home to a carefully curated collection of restaurants like Provender Hall, Sidesaddle Saloon and Paloma Suerte by Tim Love with heritage brands including Lucchese Bootmaker, Wrangler, King Ranch Saddle Shop, Flea Style, and Ariat next door. Walk over to Exchange Ave. to enjoy twice-daily cattle drives and the new John Wayne Museum, plus championship rodeos, equestrian events, and live music from nationally renowned venues like Billy Bob’s Texas and Cowtown Coliseum.

Embodying a rustic elegance with posh undertones, Hotel Drover is an urban ranch oasis with eye-catching touch points throughout. After a long day of meetings in the city or exploring the Stockyards, grab a bite at 97 West Kitchen & Bar and a cold beverage at the Western glam Lobby Bar before heading upstairs. Immersed in comfort, authentic Western charm, and rustic design details with modern convenience, our rooms and suites provide the perfect place to rest and recharge. 


Omni PGA Frisco Resort, scheduled to open in spring 2023, is now open for group booking requests. 

Located in Frisco, 30 miles north of Dallas, the 500-room resort will feature more than 127,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces, including a 22,000-square-foot grand ballroom, an 11,500-square-foot junior ballroom and a 5,000-square-foot event pavilion.


Moody Center, a multi-purpose venue located in downtown Austin, opened its doors this past April. The sold-out grand opening show was a Texas-sized celebration featuring artist George Strait with special guests Willie Nelson & Family and Randy Rogers Band. 


The Valencia Hotel Group is known for designing spaces that are not only located in desirable destinations but have become desirable destinations in and of themselves. Those spaces are augmented by the group’s renowned service culture that comes from having a well-trained, well-seasoned team of associates who are committed to the company’s emphasis on high-touch service.