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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
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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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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This boutique hotel is located in the heart of Kansas City. Walking distance to the historic part of the town, all the major shops, restaurants, bars and the riverfront walk, which is really splendid. The hotel is located in the beautiful traditional European style building, totally renovated, nice, intimate and cozy inside. They offer different packages. Ours included breakfast. And... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have traveled enough in the US and western Europe to appreciate the difference between great service and snooty service. Great service means personable, friendly yet attentive. Two things ... I park my own vehicle because of what I store inside. When the valet learned he wasn't going to park my car, he acted quite immature and... More 

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Kansas City
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed 1 night in a presidential suite for our 16th anniversary. I chose this hotel because it was #1 in Kansas City, our hometown and we had never stayed here. They did not disappoint! At check in, I mentioned our anniversary when it came up that we lived here. The front desk attendant immediately congratulated us and asked if... More 

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

Dear Wumpnutt, We are very appreciative of your review and your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Thank you for making all the effort to describe your impressions in such detail. We are pleased you enjoyed our Presidential Suite, and all they have to offer. Please make time to come back and se us again soon! More 

Wentzville, Missouri
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78 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our first stay here.It will not be our last. From the minute we checked in, we were treated with courtesy and prompt service. Room large and comfortable (king suite with plaza view, not that much more expensive than a regular room). Very nice view, comfortable bed. Live music in front lawn Friday and Saturday and nightly in the... More 

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

Dear Timothy, Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We truly appreciate your kind words, and will share them with all of our associates. Thank you for being our Guest! More 

London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

...I stayed here and gave the Raphael a glowing review. I had rung ahead and booked a table in the restaurant. When I arrived, promptly, I was told, by a deeply unpleasant youth, that my table would not be free for a while, the bar was full, so go to my room and wait. Oh really, young man, well that... More 

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

Dear Mike, Thank you for tqaking the time to share your input in regards to 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. We appreciate your patience and your patronage. Thank you again, More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to the Raphael after 30 years. Still small, intimate, and quality. Near to all the things you may want to see in Kansas City. Plus the Plaza. Enjoyed the Sunday music and dining special at "Chaz " their restaurant. I may not be back again but the memories will remain.

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

Dear Danny, Thank you for bing our guest, and for all the kind words you shared regarding your recent stay with us. Don't forget the fall is a wonderful time to return on Friday and Sarturday evenings to enjoy our live music outside on the patio while and sitting around our firepits with your favorite beverage! Hope to see you... More 

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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to stay at the Raphael when they are running specials. The hotel is beautiful and the staff is always so accommodating. Great views of the plaza. The rooms are somewhat small but they do have larger options available. Refrigerator in rooms do not have freezers, but staff was kind enough to freeze ice packs for us. Bell staff... More 

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

Dear Jordan, Thank you for your valued input regarding your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to share your many kind thoughts. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again soon... More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was spacious & beautiful with a view looking over the entire plaza. Valet parking and internet are complimentary which is very unusual in most hotels now. Very quiet - we did not hear a single noise all night (so we did not need the ear plugs that they provide in the room). It is a very well maintained... More 

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

Dear Jude, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and kind thoughts about your stay with us and your comments in regards to Chaz. We promise to share your review with all of our Associates who make it all happen everyday. Thank you for being our guest, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this hotel received excellent reviews, we didn't know what to expect on our first visit to Kansas City, MO a stop during our drive from Minneapolis to Amarillo, TX. Upon arrival we were welcomed with a quick check-in and immediate access to our room. We were able to park ourselves in the covered car-park at the back of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a wedding in Kansas City this past weekend. The wedding "headquarters" were at the Intercontinental. When I looked at a map, I realized that the Raphael Hotel, a member of Marriott's Autograph Collection, was literally right across the street. We decided to stay at the Raphael, so we could stay at a Marriott property, but still be able... More 

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

Dear Tom, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. We are very pleased you found us in the neighborhood. Thank you for bing our guest, and we will look forward to your return during "cooler" times..... More 

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