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The Fontaine

Luxury hotel with bar/lounge, near University of Missouri-Kansas City

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901 W. 48th Place, Kansas City, 64112, MO, United States of America
8.6.Fabulous.
  • The hotel was very nice. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. We did have a little…

    Jul 12, 2021

  • Beautiful room & hotel.

    Jul 5, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Dining options
Shopping
Safe
Convenient
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 132 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Bar/lounge

What’s around

  • In Country Club Plaza Area
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City - 17 min walk
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - 22 min walk
  • Uptown Theater - 32 min walk
  • Battle of Westport - 10 min walk
  • Loose Park - 13 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds (Hearing Impaired Accessible)
  • Junior Suite, Accessible
  • Junior Suite, Accessible (Hearing Impaired Accessible)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Balcony
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, City View
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed (Hearing Impaired)
  • Presidential Suite
  • Suite, 1 King Bed

Location

901 W. 48th Place, Kansas City, 64112, MO, United States of America
  • In Country Club Plaza Area
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City - 17 min walk
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - 22 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Country Club Plaza Area
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City - 17 min walk
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - 22 min walk
  • Uptown Theater - 32 min walk
  • Battle of Westport - 10 min walk
  • Loose Park - 13 min walk
  • Mill Creek Park - 13 min walk
  • Southmoreland Park - 18 min walk
  • Kansas City Art Institute - 20 min walk
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art - 20 min walk
  • Riot Room - 21 min walk

Getting around

  • Kansas City International Airport (MCI) - 30 min drive
  • Kansas City Union Station - 7 min drive
  • Independence Station - 19 min drive
  • Lee's Summit Station - 25 min drive

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 132 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed*
  • Up to 40 lbs
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Secured covered onsite self parking (USD 25 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • To-go breakfast on weekends (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café

Things to do

  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Fitness facilities

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 17000

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2013
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar - near toilet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Be entertained

  • 55-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Weekly housekeeping provided
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Parker - This bar specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Solarium Lounge - This coffee shop specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast only. Open daily.

Small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Sorella
  • The Fontaine Hotel
  • The Fontaine Kansas City
  • The Fontaine Hotel Kansas City
  • Fontaine Hotel Kansas City
  • Sorella Country Club Plaza
  • Sorella Hotel
  • Fontaine Kansas City

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 35 (subject to availability)

Covered self parking costs USD 25 per day

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 16 for adults, and USD 3 and USD 10 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The seasonal pool is open from June to August.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 7.00 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • In-room coffee

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, The Fontaine does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs USD 25 per day. Electric vehicle charging is available.
  • Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
  • Yes, pets are welcome, with a maximum weight of 40 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge of USD 35 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Gram & Dun (4-min walk), Brio (5-min walk), and The Melting Pot (5-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Isle of Capri Casino Kansas City (11-min drive) and Argosy Casino (20-min drive) are both nearby.
  • The Fontaine has a seasonal outdoor pool and a fitness center, as well as a garden.
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 8.0.Very Good

    Nice room, new staff?

    The rooms were nice but the hotel staff rarely had an answer to any question. They would just shrug. I'm assuming they were all new. But otherwise it was a good hotel.

    Alexandra, 1 night trip, Jul 4, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Chicken was great the pool was great but when it was time to go to sleep every 30 minutes there was a loud knock in the air conditioner that woke us up

    Betty, 1 night trip, Jul 3, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Disappointing

    restaurant closed, coffee shop to open at 7am but not open at 7:10 am, in room coffee maker not clean, in room lighting poor, generally not up to price category standards.

    Greg, 1 night trip, Jun 30, 2021

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  • 2.0.Poor

    Just don’t.

    I stayed here as a treat to myself in the middle of an interstate move. Wow, was that a mistake! One, there was no hot water. Two, the water pressure was terrible. Three, each bed only had two pillows and both were somehow awful. Four, there was a nightstand drawer that wouldn’t stay shut and we had to use luggage to block it closed. The whole thing was supposed to be paid using hotel.com credits, but somehow I ended up with $132 bill for nothing. We didn’t do anything or use anything! I would never, ever recommend this place. It cost me a $250 credit and $132 on my credit card for what? A terrible night’s sleep and a disappointing shower. Thumbs down.

    Jen, 1 night trip with friends, Jun 24, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    2021 Black Lives Matter

    They just come in your room when they feel like it. Within 20 mins 3 housekeepers came into my room. If you’re of color they watch you and treat you like you don’t belong there

    Kiva, 1 night family trip, Jun 10, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Room

    I thought the room where dirty. Not very updated for the amount we paid. Pool was not clean at all! Fun night trip but wouldn’t stay again

    1 night trip, Jun 5, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Weekend getaway to Kansas City

    Good location and clean. $5 for a mini bottle of Evian is excessive.

    David, 2 night trip, May 14, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    always amazing to stay here - close to the Plaza - great service - perfect location!

    Melanie, 4 night business trip, May 9, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Meh.

    Everything was clean. Here are my complaints: no bathtub and didn't have a room with a bathtub I could get (insta pics made me think there would be one). No Room Service. The bar didn't answer my 5 calls so I had to walk up to order. The TV didn't work and I had to call about that too. It was an easy fix but they need to keep a document showing how to do it. Pretty hotel. Had to pay $25 for parking.

    1 night trip, May 9, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great anniversary trip

    Area is safe, parking garage is safe and easy to navigate. Rooms and service were great and helpful. You're close to Arrowhead and The K and Downtown area. Short drive to Kansas City Joes or any BBQ joint.

    Jamie, 1 night trip, May 6, 2021

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