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European design and style come to historic Westport in Kansas City

Marriott International and Noble Investment Group open new AC Hotel by Marriott.

BETHESDA, MD. – Marriott International, Inc. and Noble Investment Group debut the first AC Hotels Marriott property in Kansas City’s Westport District. It is also the second AC Hotels by Marriott branded property to open in the U.S. Located in the heart of Westport, the region’s oldest established community and popular shopping and entertainment destination, the 123-room lifestyle hotel embodies a sleek European look and feel coupled with unique local design elements.

“We are excited to bring our newest lifestyle brand to this dynamic neighborhood of Kansas City,” said Toni Stoeckl, Vice President of Marriott International, Lifestyle Brands. “At AC Hotels by Marriott, we aim to celebrate the beauty of design and craftsmanship, steeped in Spanish roots and with a European soul. AC Kansas City Westport showcases our commitment to creating these meaningful experiences through every element of the hotel.”

AC Hotels by Marriott is a highly acclaimed urban lifestyle hotel brand that currently offers a portfolio of more than 72 hotels throughout Spain, Italy, Portugal, France and the United States. Originally founded in 1998 by renowned Spanish hotelier Antonio Catalan, it quickly became one of the most established hotel brands in Spain. Following its success in Europe, a joint venture was formed with Marriott International in 2011 launching AC Hotels by Marriott. AC Hotels was created for the design conscious traveler with an urban spirit looking for a cosmopolitan hotel experience. The brand boasts a fresh, stylish, urban design while creating a tailor-made guest experience, to make guests feel like they’re a part of their chosen destination. Premium touches balanced with comfortable service, each hotel is accessible to travelers looking to experience their destination in a stylish and easy way.

Guestrooms and suites at AC Hotel Kansas City Westport feature clean and sophisticated design elements, plush seating furnishings and multifunctional workspaces.

The AC Kitchen, open for breakfast daily, serves a fresh European influenced breakfast, and the AC Lounge features signature cocktails, regional beers, draft wines and small plates.

The AC Library, a collaborative space with a communal table, boasts individual reading areas and a carefully curated selection of books, magazines and guides to all that Kansas City has to offer.

High-tech amenities include mobile check-in, “media salons” with Bluetooth technology and USB charging stations, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Other amenities include 1,000 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space; a 24-hour, fully equipped business center and fitness center; and complimentary shuttle within a three-mile radius.

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