OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by moderne » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:08 pm

The hotel has been sold?

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by missingkc » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:17 pm

85% of 21C has been sold. The creators will continue to be involved in curating and other activities.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by FangKC » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:00 pm

AccorHotels, a French hotel chain, bought the stake in 21c Museum.

https://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/ ... hotel.html

https://www.accorhotels.com

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by KCPowercat » Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:29 am

So Drake has been occupying the new penthouse suite for at least part of his time in KC. Two tour busses and a fleet of SUVs at the ready outside the past few nights.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by kcjak » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:45 am

KCPowercat wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:29 am
So Drake has been occupying the new penthouse suite for at least part of his time in KC. Two tour busses and a fleet of SUVs at the ready outside the past few nights.
I've heard the same rumors about him staying at the Fontaine, along with fan videos of him at both Cap Grille and Monarch Room. Whatever the case, glad he's been making it out and spending some money.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by rxlexi » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:06 am

Had dinner at the bar at 21C Savoy Friday - great experience. There was a nice crowd; the hotel and restaurant were surprisingly lively - a good sign.

Wife and I split a caesar salad, mussels, steak frites and a couple bacon-wrapped cherry peppers. All quite good, especially the peppers (bar apps are sold individually - $2 peppers, chicken wings, etc.). Washed down with a Negroni and pony sized Miller High Life (also $2).

The old dining room still looks great, very pleased they left it mostly intact. It is a little jarring that so many tables were removed and replaced with "lounge" style areas, but to my surprise those spots were well used, lending the room more of a cocktail lounge vibe that I enjoyed. A massive silver dream catcher hangs on the south wall. Sadly, the old leather bar was removed, and they added TVs behind the bar, though to their immense credit they were not on. Hoping it stays that way.

The neon lit walkway from the front door into 21C lobby is neat, chandelier and gallery etc. were very well done. Truly felt like an art museum inside a hotel, rather than a tacked on gallery; impressive.

Wife came away from the shop with a new wallet and blue ceramic penguin. Overall a great experience, despite a relatively small menu and a very different vibe than the "old" Savoy. Highly recommended and a great addition downtown.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by KCPowercat » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:10 am

Walked by Saturday.... Dining room was packed.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by taxi » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:54 am

rxlexi wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:06 am
Had dinner at the bar at 21C Savoy Friday - great experience.... Overall a great experience, despite a relatively small menu...
You can order off the full menu from the bar.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by kucer » Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:32 pm

Going to be staying here the night of the Rise Rooftop Crawl for BBBS KC. Looking forward to it.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by town cow » Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:22 am

21C/KC in Conde Nast Traveler. Watch the video, which isn't about the hotel:

https://www.cntraveler.com/story/kansas ... gyNDg4MQS2

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by FangKC » Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:08 pm

town cow wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:22 am
21C/KC in Conde Nast Traveler. Watch the video, which isn't about the hotel:
Grand Central Railroad Terminal? :roll:

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by flyingember » Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:38 pm

FangKC wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:08 pm
town cow wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:22 am
21C/KC in Conde Nast Traveler. Watch the video, which isn't about the hotel:
Grand Central Railroad Terminal? :roll:
It's not a terminal so that's a sign he clearly had no clue what the name was. Luckily the piece as a whole was so well focused that it didn't really matter.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by TheLastGentleman » Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:55 pm

FangKC wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:08 pm
town cow wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:22 am
21C/KC in Conde Nast Traveler. Watch the video, which isn't about the hotel:
Grand Central Railroad Terminal? :roll:
Where does it say that in the article? Can't find it.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by moderne » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:59 pm

It's not in the article, in the video.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by DaveKCMO » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:24 am

http://www.feastmagazine.com/drink/drin ... 17264.html
Bar director Dominic Petrucci’s cocktail list consists of five “heritage” cocktails that are then mirrored in exciting new ways on the “vogue” side of the menu: A classic Bee’s Knee’s becomes an intriguing Cat’s Kimono with gin, shiso, broiled lemon and turmeric. The tailored wine list features sparkling, red, white, rosé and orange selections, plus an apéritif list to start and some fortified wines to finish.

A creative beer list, nonalcoholic Tea-Biotics kombuchas, Thou Mayest coffee and Hugo Teas round out the offerings. Chef Joe West delivers a small yet memorable bar menu, including steamed mussels, a dry-aged double steak burger and steak frites.

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Re: OFFICIAL - 21c Museum Hotel KC (former Savoy Hotel)

Post by kucer » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:48 am

The Cat's Kimono is tasty.

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