Davidson Hotels & Resorts adds The Fontaine to Pivot Hotels & Resorts portfolio


Davidson Hotels & Resorts has announced the addition of The Fontaine – A Kansas City Hotel to its flourishing portfolio. Centrally located in Kansas City’s finest upscale shopping district, Country Club Plaza, The Fontaine features 132 artfully designed rooms averaging over 400 square feet of space and luxuriously high-end finishes.

This graceful boutique hotel is truly one of a kind within Kansas City; a testament to the sophistication of this forward thinking community. The hotel boasts over 6,000 square feet of meeting space, rooftop swimming pool, fitness center, business center, 24-hour room service, and valet parking. Guests and locals alike dine at the Plaza District’s only hotel rooftop bar and lounge, offering panoramic views and a physical setting unmatched by any other hotel in Kansas City.

“We’re proud to add The Fontaine to the Pivot portfolio,” said Albert Smith, Senior Vice President of Pivot Hotels & Resorts which will operate the property. “We’re going to take this hotel to new heights with a superb management team singularly focused on delivering inspired, tailored service at every turn. The Pivot team is elated to join the Kansas City community and we look forward to engaging our newly adopted family at all levels.” Added Smith, “Our team is fervently working to re-imagine our already spectacular rooftop Food & Beverage venue and is eager to introduce our guests to our Pivot inspired culinary and cocktail enhancements in the coming months.”

The Fontaine was originally opened in 2013 and has firmly established itself as Kansas City’s premiere lodging facility with an irreplaceable location adjacent to the Country Club Plaza retail development in the heart of the Plaza District; Kansas City’s most desirable neighborhood. Touted by Trip Adviser as the “Crown Jewel of the Midwest”, The Country Club Plaza features over 150 high-end retail outlets, restaurants, and nightlife hotspots, giving it a deserved reputation as the cultural heart of Kansas City.

Davidson Hotels & Resorts, and its lifestyle and luxury operating division, Pivot Hotels & Resorts, is one of the industry’s preeminent hotel operators, specializing in branded and lifestyle full-service and upscale urban select-service hotels.

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, full-service hotel management company providing management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. Amassing one of the purest full-service hotel portfolios in the industry, Davidson, along with its lifestyle and luxury operating division, Pivot Hotels & Resorts, specializes in independent and branded assets in the upper-upscale to luxury segments including 42 hotels, nearly 13,000 rooms and 1.4 million square feet of meeting space across the United States.

Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the lifestyle and luxury division of Davidson Hotels & Resorts operates with a deep-rooted passion for continuous innovation, exceptional service delivery, revenue generation, inspired marketing and financial responsibility. Constituted by some of the most accomplished leaders in lifestyle hospitality, Pivot Hotels & Resorts caters to today’s experience-seeking, adventure-minded traveler through inspiring design, thoughtful service and one-of-a-kind experiences at each of its hotels and resorts. Pivot Hotels & Resorts operates 7 properties in San Francisco, Miami, Key Largo, St. Pete Beach, Eugene and Kansas City. Pivot has an additional three properties under acquisition or development in Chicago, Nashville and New England.