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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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Ranked #1 of 110 hotels in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I will come right out and let everybody know that I have never stayed at this hotel but that I had a reservation and planned to stay here. I booked a nice room some time ago, a 2 Queen and Sofa Bed Guest Room. I was looking over the taxes and realized that they were going to charge me an... More

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

Dear FozAhm, Thank you for sharing your concerns about your upcoming reservation. In regards to the confirmation you recieved, the rate is correct for the room type you requested. The additional charges are stated as estimated only, as we do not charge for children. I apologize for this confusion, and we will be more than happy to honor the original... More

Richmond, Virginia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
18 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in, dead tired, after spending nine hours in the car... What a pleasant surprise. Nice rooms, pleasant professional front desk staff, and a great restaurant. KC has come a long way, and the "Raph" is a good example. It didn't hurt that we were upgraded, and the room really was a "cut above." Four Seasons quality. We look... More

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

Dear freddyt64, We are very appreciative of your very kind review, and happy to have been here for you at the end of a long day in the car. Thank you for being our guest, we hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, More

Tulsa, OK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a group stay and we had a wonderful time. The hotel is small and unique, near a large shopping area. Bed and bathroom were comfortable and sparkly clean. There is a restaurant in hotel. Staff was very friendly. We would most certainly stay again.

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

Dear Dearjay, (Great address by the way!) Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael. We truly appreciate your kind words, as well as your patronage. We will look forward to your return.... Best Regards, More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I have family in town we make sure to book them a room at The Raphael. Perfect spot for the in-laws! Luxurious rooms and fantastic service. Great experiences every time we've had guests in town for fun or for work.

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Patrick J, Front Office Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Nick S, We are honored to be your hotel of choice for out of town in guests in Kansas City. See you on the Plaza! Best Regards, More

Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My extended family chose The Raphael as the site for a destination bridal shower for my future daughter-in-law. Katie lives in KC, but a large number of guests came from out of state. We were thrilled with the wonderful accommodations . The attention to detail and willingness of all the employees to make our stay and the shower PERFECT amazed... More

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Olathe, Kansas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have three small children, and I was planning a staycation for her 30th vacation. My wife is very particular about aesthetics. She likes a sophisticated, boutique ambience. I was stressing quite hard as I decided between the Raphael and a very high-end downtown hotel. I finally chose the Raphael, because (a.) the view would be better... More

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

Dear Jovan, We are so pleased we were able to assist you with the stressful situation! Thank you so much for letting us be part of your special staycation. I also want to thank you for your nice comments about our efforts with responses to our reviews. We hope we can begin a tradition with your special events. We will... More

Omaha, Nebraska
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The service is outstanding. The rooms are amazing. I had a corner Plaza view suite. The room was clean and beautiful, and the view alone makes you want not to leave the room. The location is right off the Plaza. Incredible restaurants and shopping close buy.

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

Dear Etre1, Thank you for being our guest, and for taking the time to share your very kind thoughts about your recent stay with us. We really appreciate your valued input as well as your patronage. Please plan on returning to see us again soon! Best Regards, More

Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were choosing between this hotel and another that was a bit less expensive - and I am so glad we choose the Raphael. Everyone was so helpful and humored our continued discussion of best BBQ places (especially David, Bob and Nate). April went out of her way to find us extra mints. Everyone made us feel welcome. The first... More

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

Dear SuperMom, Thank you for being our guest and sharing your comments not only about the Hotel, but about so many of our associates by name as well. We really appreciate your efforts! Please plan on returning to see us again. Best Regards, More

Conway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

When my husband and I are going to Kansas City and have the time to stay awhile, we stay at Hotel Raphael. We stayed this past weekend and the experience was wonderful, as always. Everyone is so friendly. We stayed in a suite that even had a partial plaza view, even though it was not advertised as such. We had... More

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

Dear 20Carolyn10, Thank you for your very kind review and your recent patronage, we certainly feel honored to be your "favorite hotel in KC"! We will hard to retain that title, so please count on us on your next trip back. We will look forward to your return... Best Regards, More

Pierre, South Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our family stayed here on a road trip and enjoyed being pampered at The Raphael. Our small suite was perfect for a family of four. We had a great rest and plenty of space to get ready in the morning with the dressing area separate from bathroom/shower area. We used the workout room and although smallish, it perfectly suited us... More

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

Dear Marahja, We really enjoy your "Raves for the Raphael", thank you for all of your kind words and your generous review. We are so pleased you were able to enjoy all of our services. Please plan on retuning to see us again soon. Best Regards, More

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

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kansas City #1 Business Hotel in Kansas City #1 Romantic Hotel in Kansas City #3 Family Hotel in Kansas City
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Raphael Hotel is an elegant, charming boutique accommodation modeled on the finest small European hotels. Readers of Travel+Leisure voted The Raphael Hotel one of the 2014 T+L 500 World's Best Hotels. With a combination of a significant historic landmark, vintage hospitality, and individualized service, this Kansas City luxury hotel delivers a unique destination experience in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri's famed Country Club Plaza.The hotel's signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, is noted for its intimate, romantic atmosphere and its distinct brand of modern, regional American cuisine. Menus offer a concise, yet diverse variety of appetizers, salads, soups, entrees and desserts. Signature items include fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits, and a hand-cut, wet-aged prime beef Kansas City strip steak that advances Kansas City's beef reputation. ... more   less 
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