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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a wonderful hotel! The staff was fabulous, helpful, cheerful, and efficient. The rooms are spacious, clean, have wonderful views--ours looked toward the Plaza--the suites are wonderful. Parking is easy and made easier by the complementary valet parking. Transportation is summoned efficiently. The lobby is beautifully appointed and comfortable. Coffee is available, as is fresh fruit. I attended a reunion... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent a Sunday night here recently to celebrate our anniversary and take advantage of the Sunday night specials that they offer. The rooms started at $169 and if you eat at the restaurant (Chaz on the Plaza), they take the amount of you meal off of the room cost up to $169. They do have a limited menu on... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Found them on the Marriott website and so happy I did. The staff is second to none, attentive and focused on every detail. Room was clean and decorated nicely. The hotel is situated in the Country Club Plaza area which has a fine selection of casual to formal dining options with plenty of shopping. Would definitely return when I'm back... More

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Finian 5, Thank you for all the kind comments regarding your recent stay with us at the Raphael. We truly appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts, as well as your patronage. We will look forward to your return! Thanks again, More

Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I live about 20 minutes from the hotel, but we love the Plaza and any excuse we can find to stay here we do. This time our anniversary, the rooms are always very clean, the beds are made beautifully with lots of pillows, just how we like it, we never want to get out of bed, they... More

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Col S, It appears you are a great neighbor and guest for both the Hotel and Chaz. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about us. We want to be a good neighbor to you as well, so let us know if we can ever assist you in anyway. Hope to see you back soon, as... More

London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

....the Raphael is not overwhelming or overwhelmed by the brilliant location opposite Kansas City's 1920s elegant shopping and dining Plaza. Originally built as an apartment block in 1927, the building underwent a major renovation in 1975 to create an hotel, retaining many of the original Rennaisance-revival architectural details and it has been renovated to an exacting standard. The personal and... More

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Mike, WOW, we could not ask for a nicer review about the hotel and the Country Club Plaza! Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and observations about your recent stay at the Raphael Hotel. We will certainly look forward to your return. Best Regards, More

Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonder if I should let the hotel staff about it when I checked out.....our bed board was lined up with upholstery flower pillows then we had the white pillows to rest our heads...in the middle of the night I wake up with the cigar smell in my face of the flowering upholstery pillow so I just throw it at the... More

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Mary P, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Rapahael Hotel. Thanks to guests like yourself, we have the opportunity to give attention to situations that may need improvement, as well as to share all input with all of our associates. I obviously want to apologize for the... More

Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. Bell staff opened doors, held umbrellas, and presented bottled water at every chance and were very helpful in carrying bags, packages. The front desk made check in quick and easy and promptly corrected a mistake on my bill upon check out. The room was in great condition and the atmosphere of the... More

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Andrea, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. Your thoughts will be shared with all of our Associates as well. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again soon. Thanks again, More

Springfield, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our fave place in KC. It's directly across from the Plaza, which makes it super convenient for shopping and dining. The feel is vintage glam in the lobby, with well appointed, clean, classic suites. The staff is very attentive and accommodating. We told the concierge that we were simply "celebrating a weekend away from toddlers". When we arrived,... More

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Shila F, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We certainly appreciate you choosing us to enjoy your "adult time" away! We hope we will have the opportunity to see you again soon. Best Regards, More

Pebble Beach
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right by the Plaza, the hotel has a terrific location. Easy walking to numerous great restaurants (including JackStacks BBQ) and shops. The staff is great, very responsive and friendly. Was in town for Chiefs game, also pretty easy to get to the stadium from the hotel. Overall, can't go wrong with this place, top notch.

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear WPEROCCH, Thank you for your very kind comments while our guest at the Raphael Hotel. We love the Chiefs as well! We hope we see you again this season. GO CHIEFS! More

Emporia, Kansas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the years I've stayed at many hotels. This one would be in my top 3, much nicer than chateau avalon which has been my go to place. I was impressed with the quality of the service, attentiveness and location. Chaz was amazing I tried the shrimp and grits and was blown away. I would definatly go back!

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Top Notch, Thank you so much for your "Top Notch" review. We really appreciate your thoughts. And we are really happy you have found us, and our Grits! We hope you will return soon, and try the Fried Green Tomatoes... Best Regards, More

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Additional Information about The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
Location: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 126
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