Nestled along Marine Creek in the Fort Worth Stockyards and anchored to the award-winning Mule Valley, Hotel Drover celebrates rich Texas lore with inviting design, unique experiences—including equestrian events and live music—and authentic cuisine. Guests can enjoy a universally glam stay rooted in a rustic-luxe aesthetic featuring spa suites, oversize bronze soaking tubs, expansive terraces and well-equipped rooms boasting artisan lavender products, a curated minibar, custom boot jacks and King Ranch leather goods. 200 Mule Alley Drive
At this newly renovated Uptown mainstay, guests can enjoy a detoxifying facial at the spa, a dip in the outdoor pool or a shopping trip to Stanley Korshak—all without leaving the premises. Treat yourself to breakfast, lunch, drinks or dinner at one of the many restaurants just steps from the lobby: Ascension for coffee, The Conservatory or East Hampton for lunch, Sixty Vines for happy hour and, of course, Nobu sushi for dinner. 400 Crescent Court
This grandiose five-star hotel offers the best in luxury hospitality with a 12,000-square-foot spa, resort-style pool and sweeping views of Uptown. Pamper yourself with an eight-hand body massage and a pedicure, then enjoy afternoon margaritas at the Rattlesnake Bar. Top off your stay with gourmet Southwestern cuisine at Dean Fearing’s namesake restaurant. 2121 McKinney Ave.
For a swanky staycation, look no further than these boutique digs in Uptown’s historic State Thomas neighborhood. As soon as temperatures rise, ZaZa’s pool is the place to be—relax and sunbathe by day, sip cocktails and listen to DJ tunes by night. Be sure to book dinner at Dragonfly, the hotel’s on-site restaurant, for fine dining in an eclectic artfilled atmosphere. 2332 Leonard St.
Housed in a landmark 1920s neo-Gothic building, this downtown hotel is ideal for art lovers and architecture enthusiasts. The Joule boasts pieces by nationally and internationally recognized artists throughout the property, as well as a glass-encased cantilevered pool on the 10th floor. Frequented by the city’s in crowd, the hotel’s restaurants are worth the buzz—savor crispy carnitas at CBD Provisions, sip cocktails at The Lobby Bar or shop spring arrivals at Forty Five Ten. 1530 Main St.
Tucked away in the serene, treelined Turtle Creek neighborhood, the Mansion feels far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city yet is located within walking distance to some of Uptown’s best restaurants—think Nick & Sam’s and Uchi. The hotel touts recently renovated rooms and suites, a renowned on-site restaurant and bar, and a sanctuarylike pool. 2821 Turtle Creek Blvd.