The Fontaine

901 W 48th Pl Country Club Plaza | Kansas City, MO 64112-1895  [SEE MAP]Kansas City, MO  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Rooftop pool
Not many kids amenities available on-site

The Fontaine sits just a stone's throw away from Kansas City's Country Club Plaza, which boasts several stores and dining spots. Plus, the property is conveniently located about 5 miles south of the Power & Light District and about a mile west of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In addition to plenty of shopping options nearby, guests can easily access two parks, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Sprint Center and LEGOLAND Discovery Center (all within a 5-mile radius of the hotel). If you're looking for on-site entertainment, The Fontaine features a rooftop pool and restaurant, Parker, which serves American fare. For drinks, there's The Bar at Parker and the Solarium Lounge, the latter of which serves drinks Thursdays from 8-11 p.m. for Prohibition Nights. Each of The Fontaine's 132 guest rooms is appointed with a flat-screen TV, Egyptian cotton linens and a rainfall shower. Recent guests commend The Fontaine's modern, stylish design, and the hotel's friendly customer service. The Fontaine appeals to travelers looking to shop at Country Club Plaza, and those seeking a quiet retreat while doing business in Kansas City. Visitors lookings for a location with numerous amenities for children may want to look elsewhere.

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Location
Kansas City, MO
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 132 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Couples, Solo travelers, Families

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1304 have reviewed the The Fontaine, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1304 reviews 4.5 (based on 1304 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The chic design of the hotel's lobby continues into its guest rooms, which feature tones of blue, white and charcoal, and contemporary furniture, including a tapestry-style headboard and a velvet armchair. Some in-room amenities offered include flat-screen TVs, Egyptian cotton linens, coffee makers and rain showers.

    Standard room size400 square feet

    • Internet (free)
    • Premium channels
    • Workspace/desk
    • Minifridge
    • Bathrobes/slippers
    • Minibar
    • Shower/tub combo
    • Separate shower
    • Separate tub
    • Wireless Internet
    • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
    • Adjoining rooms available

    Location & Parking

    The Fontaine is located just steps away from Country Club Plaza, which features upscale shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Although 5 miles south of downtown Kansas City, there are still several cultural attractions close to the hotel, including the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Westport Historical Society and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
    • Hotel is about 24 miles south of Kansas City International Airport
    • Complimentary area shuttle takes guests to any location within a 5-mile radius of the hotel
    • 24-hour valet parking ($24)
    • 24-hour self-parking ($20)
    • Airport shuttle
    • Car service (free)

    Within walking distance of:

    • Grocery store
    • Movie theater
    • Theater
    • Shopping
    • Bus stop
    • Train station
    • Subway/metro stop
    • Restaurants
    • Beach

    Dining

    This hotel houses two restaurants. Parker restaurant and bar offers modern Mediterranean cuisine for lunch and dinner on the top floor of the hotel, with views of the city. The Solarium Lounge serves guests continental breakfast daily and a variety of drinks and small plates later on.

      Number of restaurants2

      Cuisine TypesItalian, American

      • Fine dining
      • Casual dining
      • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
      • Bar/lounge
      • Room service
      • 24-hour room service
      • Free breakfast

      Pool

      The Fontaine's rooftop pool is just big enough for lap swimming, and guests can order drinks and food from Parker and its bar next to the pool.
      • Pool hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Family pool
      • Infinity pool
      • Whirlpool/hot tub
      • Adults-only pool
      • Lap pool
      • Wading pool
      • Lazy river
      • Seasonal
      • Indoor
      • Outdoor
      • Indoor/outdoor combo
      • Pool bar
      • Lifeguard on duty
      • Poolside service
      • Waterslide
      • Deck chairs or cabanas

      Fitness

      This hotel houses a fitness center that features cardio machines, strength-training equipment and free weights.
      • Towels and water provided
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
      • Bicycles
      • Tennis
      • Guided runs
      • Paddle boats
      • Motor boats

      Business

      This hotel houses 5,700 square feet of meeting space, plus the rooftop restaurant and bar area, the pool terrace and the Artist's Foyer.
      • Audiovisual equipment available

      Number of meeting rooms6

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available

      Pets

      Pets under 40 pounds are welcome at The Fontaine for a nightly fee of $25. The hotel sits near many spaces for walks.
        • Pets allowed (with fee)
        • Dog walking
        • Pet-sitting

        Wedding

        The Nichols Ballroom can hold 180 guest for a banquet and 300 for a cocktail reception, the McCoy Ballroom can hold 160 attendees for a banquet and 230 for a cocktail reception and the Artist's Foyer can hold 150 attendees for pre-function events. The 1,800-square-foot rooftop pool terrace and the property's restaurants can also be used for events.

          Maximum wedding guest capacity300

          • Hotel hosts weddings
          • Outdoor space for weddings
          • Wedding planners available

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