Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Hotel Drover, an 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 offering modern conveniences alongside charming accents. The spirit of the West continues at Hotel Drover’s featured restaurant, 97 West Kitchen & Bar with Texas-inspired cuisine that incorporates an adventurous twist. Grab a cocktail or cold beer and wander outside to The Backyard at Hotel Drover, an outdoor oasis, with a heated pool, fire pits, creekside seating, lawn games, and a live music stage. Don’t miss out on a legendary experience at the newest jewel of the Stockyards, Hotel Drover.
Stay just steps away from endless opportunities to indulge in authentic western activities and the newest experiences in Texas. Mule Alley, anchored by Hotel Drover, is an adaptive reuse project that’s home to a carefully curated collection of restaurants, entertainment venues, and retail heritage brands including Lucchese Bootmaker, Wrangler, and King Ranch Saddle Shop. Walk on 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 with The World’s Largest Honky Tonk. Experience all that Hotel Drover and the Stockyards has to offer from its prime location just 30 minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and only 10 minutes from Downtown Fort Worth.
Embodying a rustic elegance with posh undertones, Hotel Drover is an urban ranch oasis. The celebration of the western spirit comes to life through eye-catching touch points including signature art installations designed by global and local artists. Upon arrival, a larger-than-life neon cowboy cracks his whip outside the front doors, while a handcrafted bronze cowboy greets guests in the lobby. Journey further inside the resort and explore a two-story library filled with Texas-inspired books and art pieces around every corner. The Backyard at Hotel Drover continues the adventure with ancient water features and hand-curated landscaping set along Marine Creek.
Kick Off Your Boots & Stay Awhile
After a long journey or an adventurous day exploring the Stockyards, your private quarters beckon. The guest rooms and suites at Hotel Drover bring a collection of distinct designs each embodying their own unique decor, Texas style, and rustic elegance. Every room includes Los Poblanos artisan lavender products, a locally curated minibar, charming accents like custom bootjacks, and King Ranch leather goods. For the Trail boss experience, a variety of legendary suites are available with amenities like indoor and outdoor fireplaces, oversized bronze soaking tubs, and expansive terraces with views of Mule Alley, Marine Creek, and Downtown Fort Worth. Hotel Drover provides one-of-a-kind offerings and amenities for families and pet people, like Lil Ropers items and activities for children and the Happy Tails program for dogs.
The Backyard at Hotel Drover is a half-acre outdoor oasis and cornerstone of the property. It features a beautiful ranch-style heated pool, swanky private cabanas outfitted with hanging daybeds, crystal chandeliers, fire pits, and lawn games. Live music from the outdoor stage, The Backyard Unplugged, creates a sought-after social scene for guests and locals alike to celebrate the sweet sounds of Texas music.
Hotel Drover offers nearly 40,000 square feet of versatile indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. The unparalleled location, combined with the rustic-luxe experience, creates a seamless expression of western charm and modern Texas ambience. For weddings, special occasions, meetings, and events of all kinds, Hotel Drover provides a legendary place to gather with 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.
A New Culinary Destination
97 West Kitchen & Bar is the featured restaurant of Hotel Drover and delivers the best of Texas dining, Stockyards style. The spirited menu includes a broad range of contemporary Texas fare, elevated ranch classics, and reimagined southern comfort foods that use ingredients sourced from local farms and ranches.
Lively Drinks & Social Libations
The beverage program throughout the destination resort is brown spirits forward with creative cocktails from local distilleries, an all-American wine list, and beer taps featuring domestic and local brews. The rotating drink menu can be enjoyed at 97 West Kitchen & Bar, the western glam Lobby Bar, or one of several outdoor bar and patio areas.