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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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Topeka, Kansas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed many nights in KC. The Raphael is within walking distance of the plaza area. We enjoyed our plaza view and we were pleasantly surprised valet service was free. This was our first visit to the Raphael and I highly recommend it to friends and family. The staff was very friendly, our rooms were clean, and the beds... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were here for a weekend getaway. We were pleasantly surprised by each aspect of the stay. It was quiet, had a great location and the service was top tier. I had not one complaint here. We were greeted warmly each time we arrived back from a short saunter across the street to numerous restaurants and shopping. It was sublime.

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

Jeramy, Thank you for being our guest at the Raphael Hotel, andd for sharing all your very kind comments. We truly appreciate the opportunity to share them with all of our Associates who make it all happen. We will look forward to your return! More 

Incline Village, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel and wonderful staff. Across the famous Brush Creek from Plaza. Walking distance to shops restaurants and a beautiful part of Kamsas City Missouri. Quiet secure building and the staff is always around to help.

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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 and for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. We will hope to see you again soon! More 

Estes Park, CO
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here repeatedly and am always amazed at the quality of the staff, the property, the restaurant, the lounge, etc. But this time was over the top. When I advised Kelly at the front desk that I would need to extend my stay by an extra night because of a car problem that had arisen, she not only made... More 

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

Dear ColoTrav.. Estes Park and The Raphael, what a great combo to call home! Thank you for your wonderful review and very kind mention of all of Kelly's efforts! We will make certain she reads your comments. We appreciate all your of your efforts to share your experience, as well as your patronage. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear Emily, What a very kind review, thank you so much for sharing your thoughts about recent stay with us. We will look forward to your return! More 

Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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