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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

4.0 of 5 325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
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    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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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for the best hotel room in Kansas City, don't make the mistake of booking a room anywhere else except for The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, in the Country Club Plaza district of Kansas City, MO. From a professional and friendly staff, to impeccable rooms reminiscent of a favorite vacation memory in Capri, Italy, to their restaurant,... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For many years I have had the good luck to stay at the Raphael. Even though we live less than an hour from the plaza the Raphael is such a great place we like to spend special nights on the plaza like during Christmas season it is wonderful. We have stayed the past two Christmas eve nights. Relaxing in the... More 

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

Dear Steve, Thank you for your kind words. We hope your new Christmas tradition of staying with us continues. Thank you for being our guest! Best Regards, More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having stayed here often over the years and have never had nothing but an excellent experience. Last week was no exception. This hotel is at the top of the list for service, convience, and homeness. The hotel overlooks the Plaza and is convient for anywhere you need or want to go. Of note is that they have a charging station... More 

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

Dear kdlos, Thank you not only for you very thoughtful review and thoughts, but all of your patronage over the years. Thanks also for noticing our new auto charging stations, they will supply not only Teslas, but are universal for any electric vehicle. Best Regards, More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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95 reviews 95 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great stay here.Great location! Easy to find and valet was quick. Check in was smooth and the front desk was friendly. The room was very clean and spacious. Plenty of hot water and water pressure. I'd stay here again in the future.

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

Dear ludicrous, Thank you for your "Excellent" review! We appreciate you taking the ime to share your thoughts. Sincerely, More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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199 reviews 199 reviews
24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends to view the wonderful Plaza lights, and this hotel has the most amazing Sunday night special. Book your room at a discounted rate. Dine at the fabulous restaurant, and that fee comes off your room rate. Cannot be beat, and for such an outstanding property. When booking I mentioned that we'd be celebrating my husband's birthday. When we... More 

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

Dear Auvoir, THE . BEST. What more can we ask? Thank you so much for your very kind comments. Your valued input means so much to all of our associates, who make it all happen. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, More 

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our 25th anniversary at the Raphael. From the moment we arrived, the staff was absolutely wonderful. The valet gladly braved freezing weather to retrieve my phone that I had left in the car. The bellmen gave us a history of the hotel which was fascinating. Allyson, at the front desk, upgraded our room and made... More 

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

Dear Eric, Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing the Raphael Hotel and Chaz to celebrate your special day. Best Regards, More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kansas City is probably not in the Top 10 list of US destinations, especially for visitors from Europe, but we had some spare days during a trip to see family and took a detour to KC and St Louis. Kansas City was a revelation - fascinating architecture, friendly people, good food and plenty of points of interest. Moreover, the Raphael... More 

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

Dear Pomonan, Welcome back to the US! Thank you for choosing the Raphael Hotel while visiting Kansas City on your trip. We truly appreciate your kind comments about us and the area.No doubt you will need to return again one day and see the rest of the sights! Take care, More 

Geneva
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel with a group of friends in October 2014. It was superior in every way. The rooms are spacious, well-appointed, and tastefully decorated. The staff are friendly and helpful. This was my first trip to KC in many years and I was very impressed with the city, the plaza district, and this hotel. Highly recommended.

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

Dear Cellapink, We are happy to have you return to Kansas City and the Raphael. Thank you for your review and your patronage. We hope you will return again! Best Regards, More 

Emporia, Kansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this hotel. You only have to walk across the street to be on the Country Club Plaza in KC. The plaza is not what it used to be but it is still a charming place to be during the holidays. The staff at the Raphael is very good from the Bellmen to the housekeeping staff. The Chaz restaurant... More 

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

Dear Mike, Wow, thank you so much for all your very kind comments! We really appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts and your review. Thank you for your patronage. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards, More 

Lamberton, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a corner 1 bedroom suite on the 7th Floor. This is a boutique hotel located on Ward Parkway, facing the center of Country Club Plaza. It is in a historic building and is beautifully appointed. I asked for an upgrade, and due to low occupancy, it was granted. I was so pleasantly surprised by this room. The... More 

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

Dear Ardele, Thank you for being our guest for Thanksgiving at the Raphael, and for your comments about Chaz. We really appreciate your efforts to take the time so others can review, and for our associates to read as well. We hope to see you return again soon! Best Regards, More 

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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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