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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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Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed with my husband for a weekend. Arrival and check in were smooth. Went down to the bar for music and drinks. Rude, inattentive server in the bar but excellent live music. Service problem again the next morning for brunch (long wait for a table in mostly empty restaurant) but more great music. We finally sat ourselves in the bar.... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Directly across from the Country Club Plaza The Raphael is ground zero for everything nice in Kansas City. Rooms are nice, upscale and the staff is top notch. Well maintained property with all the amenities.

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

Dear Cliff, Thank you for being our guest at the Raphael Hotel, and for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay. We appreciate your kind words, and hope to have the opportunity to host you again soon. Best Regards, More 

Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for several days in summer 2014 at this incredible property. The hotel is small but well appointed. Parking is available in back. Beds are extremely comfortable and the room was spotless. Most windows overlook the extremely scenic Brush Creek area and shopping area nearby.

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

Dear Vortmax, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate your efforts, and hope to have you return again soon. Best Regards, More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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254 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for a night recently, and we were so happy we did. The hotel is in the Country Club Plaza area of KC, and the shops/dining are easily within walking distance. When we arrived, I fully expected to have to pay for parking, especially with the prime location of this hotel, but I was very... More 

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

Dear RW, Thank you so much for being a Marriott Platinum Elite member and choosing the Raphael Hotel for your recent visit. We certainly appreciate your many generous comments regarding your stay with us. I hope we will have the opportunity to host you again when your travels bring you our way in the future. Best Regards, More 

Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My aunt and I stayed one night at the Raphael on a recent road trip. It was raining when we arrived, and the friendly valet kept us dry while we unloaded our luggage. I had a road bike with me, and there was no place to store it except our room. This was my only complaint. We both enjoyed a... More 

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

Dear Diana, Thank you for being our guest and sharing your thoughts about your stay. I promise that next time we will find a place to store your bike for you. Please come back and see us again soon! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Raphael. The location is convenient to great shopping and restaurants and bars. The Steak Diane at the hotel restaurant was the best we have ever had. Strongly recommend this hotel if you are in the KC area.

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

David C, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. We are very pleased you enjoyed the Steak Diane in Chaz so much. Please come back and try the veal Oscar next time... More 

Belleville, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the last weekend at the Raphael in KC. It was a wonderful stay. The staff were exceptional and the room was very well furnished. The bathroom was completely tiled and was gorgeous. Amenities were very good. On Friday and Saturday afternoon they hosted a small band on the front lawn with afternoon drinks. It was very nice. The hotel... More 

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

Dear Gerald, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We are so pleased you you had an enjoyable visit. We will be featuring our "Strings on the Green" entertainment outside on the patio, all summer and fall. We hope you will be able to return and see... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this hotel! We stayed here for a quick weekend trip to attend the Rolling Stones concert in the city. The hotel was very lively and welcoming with a small live band playing out front upon our arrival and every evening as well. Service was great everywhere around the hotel. The corner suite we stayed in, which faced Country Club... More 

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

Dear bvh7460, Thank you for being our guest and for sharing your comments about your recent stay with us. We will look forward to your next return. More 

Austin, Texas
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47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent one night at The Raphael in April. Prepaid for a better rate. Appreciated the free parking, great location, friendly staff and well appointed room. Was fortunate to have a high floor room that overlooked Brush Creek and The Plaza. Bed was comfortable and was able to have feather and foam pillows. Linens were nice. Spent a few hours in... More 

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

Dear Trvl 1961, Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. We appreciate your efforts. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again this summer! Thanks again! More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice hotel in a great location located next to the Counrty Club Plaza! The hotel was exceptionally clean and very well kept! Many great places to shop and wonderful places to eat all in walking distance! Only disappointment was there was no swimming pool for the kids.

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Dear Heather, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your recent stay with us. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again soon. Take care... More 

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