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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for an overnight stay, honestly the most professional and kind hotel I've ever been too, we stayed in the presidential suite which was incredible. They had a complimentary bottle of wine in the room waiting for us! We plan on coming back and staying again. All the amenities you need they have & the staff was incredible! Thank... More 

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Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Raphael is well located near the Country Club Plaza, an upscale shopping area with stores and several restaurants. Hotel parking is ample and free for guests. Reception was OK and the door staff especially were very welcoming and helpful. Our front ("plaza-facing") room was quiet at night with some traffic noise during the day (in March with cold weather... More 

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

Dear James, Thank for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. We truly appreciate your effort and time. We have seven different guestroom and suite layouts, hopefully on your next visit we can provide the type that best meets your expectations and needs. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in... More 

mn
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I checked in to the Raphael Hotel, for a quick, weekend away. If one word could sum up our stay, it would be "glorious". From the moment we drove up and met Joe, we knew we picked the right place. Easy parking if you choose to self park, which is free. The location was so convenient to... More 

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

Dear Jodiereed, We think your review was "Spot On", as well. Thank you for your kind thoughts and your mention of Joe. We will make certain he reads your comments as well. We hope to see you again soon. Our Patio and live music every Friday and Saturday evening will soon begin on the first weekend in May. More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved staying here. Easy access to the plaza, quick service, in house bar and restaurant, beautiful front desk assistance, and our bed and room was elegant. Give it shot. You won't regret it or the location. Great two night stay.

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

Dear Weaky6, Thank you for your "Simply Elegant" review! We truly appreciate your comments and your patronge... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live in the area & selected the Raphael Hotel for 3 reasons: 1. great location on the Plaza; 2. It is reputedly a fine luxury hotel where we have always wanted to stay for a special occasion (and we had one; 3. The Culinary Package stated that it reduced the room rate, which was a splurge for us &... More 

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

Dear ISSDAJ, Thank you again for your valued input on your recent stay with us. I apologise for any and all confusion on the description of the Culinary Package, we will certainly be reviewing this issue. I also appreciate your willingness to respond to my earlier communication. Thanks to guests like yourself, we have the opportunity to provide attention to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are not many places where one crosses the threshold and instantly feels not only welcome but completely at home. The Raphael is one. A quick turn into the little curved brick drive and a spritely "Welcome!" from one of the doormen and you're well on the way to being transported. The magic is not just in the thoughtfully created... More 

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

Dear Leslie, MAJIC is a wonderfully descriptive word, THANK YOU! We certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us at the Raphael! You are always Welcome. Don't forget about our outdoor Patio and Music beginning in May, for the rest of the summer on every Friday and Saturday Perfect place to enjoy a summer evening. Hope... More 

K.C.
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located on the Country Club Plaza in K.C. MO. It is a smallish hotel, but the staff there is excellent, and will take care of any reasonable request you may have. The rooms are very comfortable, and have all the amenities you would want. The restaurant is top notch, and the menu is varied. If you're looking... More 

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

Newie, Thank you for joining us at the Raphael Hotel and Chaz on the Plaza for your romantic getaway. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to having you again in the future. Best Regards, Patrick More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked 3 rooms here, for a bachelorette party and they were so accommodating and helpful. The weather was perfect the weekend we stayed and we were able to enjoy some drinks outside by the fire pit before dinner, the corkscrew they provided us broke off in the wine bottle - the front desk took the bottle to their maintenance... More 

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

Dear Vanessa, Thank you for bringing such a fun group to the Raphael Hotel. Kudos for planning over such a beautiful weekend. We hope to have many more this Spring! Best Regards, Patrick More 

Nebraska
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have now stayed at The Raphael for our last 2 Anniversary trips to KC and I won't stay anywhere else! We have had The Presidential Suite each time and love the space and cleanliness of the room. The staff has been some of the most attentive we've had at any hotel. They are promtly ready to... More 

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

Mom2Twins, Happy Anniversary again from all of us at the Raphael Hotel. It was a pleasure having you and we look forward to serving you again in the future. Thank you, Patrick More 

Cedarburg
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a loyal Hilton client I am always nervous about "boutique" hotels from other brands. In this instance one has nothing to worry about. The Raphael is everything it promised. The room were luxurious, the bar was comfortable and inviting. I ate in the restaurant too and it also proved to be very good. I had the prawns. If you... More 

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

Dear Steel-Tim, Thank you for staying at the Raphael Hotel and sharing your feedback of the full Raphael experience. We hope to see you next time you are in Kansas City. Best Regards, Patrick More 

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