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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. 


Sheraton Dallas has welcomed Pierre Daval as the hotel’s new executive chef. Daval has more than 25 years of culinary experience, including 20 years with Marriott International. Originally from France, Daval started his culinary career in the United States at the Marriott Tan-Tar-A Resort in Missouri in 2000. His most recent role was at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort in Illinois as the executive chef and food and beverage director where he personally managed an apiary and a two-acre farm. He also previously worked at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare and the Chicago Marriott Downtown.


Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has broken ground on its new extended-stay brand in Plano. The all new-construction brand, operating under the working title "Project ECHO," has 72 hotels in the development pipeline as of the end of the second quarter. The purpose-built, 124-room Project ECHO prototype is just over 50,000 square feet, with individual rooms averaging 300 square feet. 


The historic Austin hotel, The Driskill, has appointed Nori Meisner to its staff as historic tour guide and special events concierge. In her new role, Meisner will bring to life the stories of the hotel, which was built by cattle baron Colonel Jesse Driskill in 1886. Among the many memories she’ll share with guests on the history tour is the first date between former President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird. The two met over breakfast on that fateful day.