Pivot Plans June Opening Of The Kimpton Harper Hotel In Downtown Fort Worth – Hospitality Net
The highly anticipated Kimpton Harper Hotel will debut in downtown Fort Worth on June 2, 2021. Development Services Group, Inc., based in Memphis, TN, acquired the architectural landmark near Sundance Square from XTO Energy and oversaw adaptive recycling to convert it from an office building to the Harper Hotel. Originally built in 1921 in the heart of downtown Fort Worth as the headquarters of the Farmer’s and Mechanics Bank, the redesign of this landmark building coincides with the 100th anniversary of its original completion. The Harper Hotel is managed by Pivot, the lifestyle industry of the Davidson Hospitality Group. In the heart of downtown and 3 miles from the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, the location offers a unique destination for travelers and locals alike with the famous Sundance Square Plaza as well as shopping, entertainment, dining and a vibrant bar scene – all just steps away.
The Harper Hotel offers 226 guest rooms and suites suitable for both business and leisure travelers. Forchielli Glynn’s designer Cynthia Forchielli brings the perfect blend of relaxed yet sophisticated design to any space, including handcrafted furniture, thoughtful details, brass pendant lights, woven baskets and vibrant local art. In addition, guests will find subtle allusions to Fort Worth history such as: B. a panther figure, which refers to the nickname “Panther City” and greets the guests when opening the wardrobe. The rooms and suites offer luxurious Frette linens, Atelier Bloem toiletries, Bluetooth speaker systems and plush bathrobes for the ultimate in relaxation. For guests who want a little more space, 31 one-bedroom suites offer these unique amenities and more, such as gorgeous bathtubs, wet bars, and great views of downtown Fort Worth and the surrounding plains.
For morning or afternoon pick-up, the Harper Hotel offers free coffee and tea service for guests and hosts a social hour every day from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the living room lobby, the ideal common area for gatherings, located next to the check-in on the 24th floor. You can also take advantage of the state-of-the-art fitness center with quality equipment like Peloton bikes.
The Harper Hotel also offers a world class dining experience. Bring contemporary Italian cuisine to downtown Fort Worth. The way, Under the direction of Chef Matt Williams, seasonality and sustainability are kept in mind. These include homemade pasta, wood-fired pizza and rustic, sophisticated Italian dishes, all prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Restaurant and bar guests can also enjoy a well-thought-out wine list that harmonizes with the cuisine and cocktails based on Italian classics. Located on the ground floor, Il Modo is easily accessible to both travelers and locals. The restaurant offers a glimpse of the pasta-making room for a behind-the-scenes look. Private meals and pasta-making classes are available for special occasions.
Craft cocktails and libations go best with a breathtaking view Refinery 714, Penthouse whiskey bar and cocktail lounge of the Harper Hotel. Refinery 714 is located on the 24th floor off the lobby in the living room and check-in area and offers a lively social scene as well as a place to relax with robust whiskey offerings, classic cocktails, curated beers and wines, and a select menu for increased stick bites. Perched high above the city center with unbeatable views, it easily feels like the neighborhood’s best kept secret. Refinery 714 also features a private dining room that is flanked by two floor-to-ceiling glass doors for a more intimate setting.
With more than 10,000 square feet of event space, including the Sanquinet Boardroom on the 24th floor and the Centurion Ballroom on the second floor, as well as meeting rooms and spaces for gatherings of all kinds, the Harper Hotel offers event experiences from classrooms and conferences to weddings with interiors and surfaces that match the experience of the Stay true to Harper Hotels. In addition, the conference rooms have integrated buffets and personalized catering is available.