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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location next to the Plaza, outstanding staff, good restaurant. Room/bathroom on the small side but comfortable. Free parking. Beautiful area of town along Ward Parkway. Close proximity to downtown.

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Sun City Center, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Charm and efficiency are the cornerstones of the Raphael Hotel in KCMO. Convenient to the Plaza, the hotel is architectural wonder with an interesting history that is provided to guests who are interested. Service is always with a smile and efficient. My husband snores, so they went the extra mile to get me ear plugs, would you believe it! I... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Raphael 5/22/15 through 5/23/15 while visiting for my sisters wedding. I arrived early and was greeted by Lana at the front desk. She found out I'd been traveling all night without sleep and she arranged for me to get my room earlier than usual so I could get some rest. The room was spacious and very... More 

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

Dear Ian S, Thank you for your "Royal Review"! We promise to make certain Lana reads your generous comments. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Manhattan, Kansas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Raphael Hotel for a weekend trip to Kansas City to see a baseball game. It is located in the Plaza area of Kansas City. Great location. Actually easy to get to the baseball stadium from there. The check in people were nice. The valet parking was free. The bathroom looked like it had an update. The... More 

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

Dear kskkgd, On behalf of the "Boy with the Thorn", and the entire staff, thank you so much for your generous review regarding your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again soon! Thank You! More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is located conveniently and the ambiance is gorgeous. However what made this perfect was the staff. Every single person made me feel like I was their main concern. Will be back next time I am in the area.

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

Dear Laura, Thank you so much for your very generous comments about the Raphael, and in particular about all of our associates. I promise to make sure they get to enjoy your thoughts. Thank you for being our guest. More 

Tempe, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in (worldwide). The service was outstanding and the hotel staff was ever so courteous and professional. Our room was a suite with a view of the plaza across the street. Great location, better than downtown. Small band plays evenings outside the hotel - great place for drinks and conversation.... More 

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

Dear Phillip, Thank you for your very kind review of your recent stay with us at the Raphael. We truly appreciate you taking the time to do so. Your efforts are very valuable to us to share with all of our associates who make it all happen. Please plan on returning soon, and enjoying our Patio entertainment again, it will... More 

Massachusetts
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219 reviews 219 reviews
13 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Raphael is an older hotel in the classic style. Very well maintained, with enough nostalgia retained to give it a special charm. The woodwork, elevators, and common areas take you back in time, but the amenities are thoroughly modern. The staff is very professional and accommodating; the concierge was able to direct us to the ideal restaurants and other... More 

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

Dear Boo Diggly, We love to read the word "classic". Thank you for taking the time to share all your thoughts and comments. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us, and the neighborhood. We hope to see you again soon... Best Regards, More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is beautiful...the rooms are elegant, the amenities are amazing and the service is truly beyond compare. The staff makes you feel like YOU are their main focus--they go above and beyond to make your stay wonderful and memorable. Stately...classic...elegant...do yourself the favor of spoiling yourself by staying here--the staff will spoil you! And Get the bananas foster French... More 

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

Dear Cristopher M, YOU are our main focus! Thank you for your very kind comments and review. We will certainly share them with all of our associates. Please plan on returning again soon. Best regards, More 

Miami, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We normally stay at the Sheraton Suites on the Plaza, but we tried this place at my Mom's recommendation and due to the Chaz restaurant special at the hotel. We were happy overall with our stay. We dined at the Chaz for breakfast, and the food was good but not up to standards on the reviews we read on websites.... More 

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

Dear Iwade 4900, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Thanks to guests like yourself, we have the opportunity to provide attention to situations that may require improvement, as well as to share all input with all of our associates. I must apologize for the inconvenience you endured in regards to... More 

Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying at the Raphael hotel with my family over Mother's Day weekend. We went to Kansas City to attend the nascar race at the Kansas speedway.. What a great weekend.. Raphael hotel is beautiful ..the rooms are on the small side, but have plenty of storage space which is nice. Beds and linens are first class... More 

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

Dear Melindajanes, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. It is always so helpful to share all input with all of our associates who make it all happen! We will make certain to share your comments. Don't forget there is another Nascar event this fall, please join us again! Thanks again, More 

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