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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
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Missouri
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A long weekend with friends and visiting with local pals, plus shopping and museums - and three lovely nights at the Raphael. I had stayed here decades ago and the upgrades are a great pleasure. I love buildings of this vintage, and the comfy luxury is great fun - note the sofa pillows in the lobby, for instance. I upgraded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean and comfortable. Breakfast was yummy. Book online, you get a better rate. Located across from the plaza, an upscale outdoor retail area with name brand shops and restaurants. We are looking forward to our next visit!

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

Dear Angela, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. We will look forward to your return as well! Thanks again... More 

Lawrence, Kansas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I won a gift certificate to the Raphael Hotel in a raffle. It was one of the nicest hotels I have ever been in. We upgraded on our own money to a suite with a view of the Plaza lights. The view was amazing. The room was spacious, clean and so comfortable. We spent the day/night shopping... More 

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

Dear travelingks, We are pleased you were the recepient of the Gift Certificate, and were able to take advantage of it. Thank you for your many kind comments, we hope we will see you again! More 

Boulder, Colorado
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

By the end of a long travel week in mostly rural Missouri, all I want is an actual luxury hotel with great service, clean bathrooms, good linens, and decent food and wine. The Raphael is not only a beautifully appointed, historic hotel, but it also has an exceptional restaurant (Chaz), the halls are quiet (at night), offers free valet (if... More 

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

Dear Meredith, It was so nice of you for the detailed report you took the time to share, We obviously appreciate all your kind thoughts. We promise to share them with all of our Associates, who make it all happen.On behalf of the Raphael hotel and Chaz, thank you so much! More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this hotel! He rooms are great! The vote has a charm of an older hotel bit is very up to date! The view of the plaza is incredible! The food and Chef here make this place even better! It is a great place to stay and a great place to eat.

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

Dear dseaman, Thank you so much for your very kind review! We appreciate you sharing your thoughts, and thank you for your patronage. More 

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

I would love be able to give this establishment five stars but as we speak, they are currently charging my checking account repeatedly for our room. We checked out this morning, and they are still overcharging. We have traveled all over the world and are accustomed to having holds placed on credit cards for incidentals but they are actually just... More 

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

Dear LGraves, Thank you for your time yesterday. My sincere apologies again for the billing error that was made on your card. I am glad we were able to get this resolved in a swift manner and that you were pleased with the resolution. We look forward to having you back at the Raphael Hotel in the future. Best Regards,... More 

Oak Grove, Missouri, United States
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is absolutely beautiful and the staff was wonderful! We will definitely be staying there again! Close to shopping and eateries. The restaurant Chaz is nice to go have breakfast then at the end of your evening to listen to music and have an adult beverage.

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

Dear Jacquline, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. We appreciate your efforts, and hope to see you again soon! More 

Seattle, WA
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been staying at The Raphael for many years. Its always a delight to come back. The service is top notch and the rooms are both comfortable and elegant. The bathrooms are especially fine. The hotel overlooks the splendid 90 year old Plaza, which is the first true shopping center in the U.S. and more refined than any since.which is... More 

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

Dear SunnynMark, We are very very appreciative of your comments and promise to share them with all of our Associates! Thank you so much for taking the time to share them. Thank you as well for all your patronage, we hope to be able to continue serve you in the future. Please let us know if we can ever assist... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience with the exception that the food cost was ridiculous. This is a place that I would return to for business of pleasure. The staff was great. The room was clean and inviting. I am so happy my boss chose this hotel. The bar was good with nice sting music.

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

Dear patricia, Thank you for your very valued comments and kind remarks. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Wichita, Kansas
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I typically travel somewhere to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. We ended up in Kansas City this year and opted for the "Raphael Hotel". We have spent plenty of time in KC over the years, but had not ever tried this hotel until this trip. The staff, property and amenities were well beyond anywhere we have stayed. Room... More 

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

Dear Grady, Thank you for choosing the Raphael Hotel to celebrate your special occasion! We appreciate the many kind comments you shared. We hope to see you again soon... More 

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