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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
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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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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 

Barrington, Illinois
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162 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great hotel and very convenient to my client. The closet doors were a bit small and made hanging some items a bit difficult. It also lacked some features that I look for in a business hotel. These include multiple sockets on or near desk (only one that I could find) and a swivel chair at desk (my... More 

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

Dear travelingdoc42, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Thanks to guests like yourself, we have the opportunity to provide attention situations that may need it, as well as to share all input with all of our associates. Thank you for the opportunity to review your suggestions. We hope we will... More 

Kansas City, Kansas
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83 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favorite hotel in Kansas City. The rooms are very nice, clean and comfortable. The beds and bed linens are particularly comfortable. The lobby is elegantly decorated and comfortable. All of the staff have always been very attentive and professional. The rooms always have plenty of drinking glasses to include wine glasses and coffee cups. I also like... More 

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

Dear Littlegto67, Thank you so much for being our guest and your kind comments. We appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Chicago
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46 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great small hotel in the center of everything - the Plaza is the place to be Nice rooms, friendly staff, easy parking and live jazz. The restaurant is good but its hard for me to say great it somehow seems to lack a personality - but the food will not disappoint. I stay here about four times a year and... More 

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

Dear Parcvue, Thank you for your very kind review for the Raphael and Chaz on the Plaza, we appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts! More 

Kansas City, Kansas
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoy coming to this hotel for our anniversary every other year. The rooms are very nice and spacious and around the holidays we like to get one with a view of the plaza lights. We have done the couples massage here and it was great and dinner/breakfast at the hotel restaurant called the Chaz is always... More 

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

Dear Gary, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and your kind words. We appreciate your patronage at the Raphael and Chaz! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Raphael for one night. It was a great hotel and very close to the plaza shopping district. We will stay at the Raphael if we decide to head back to Kansas City in the near future. We had a wonderful view of the Christmas lights on the plaza.

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88 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The staff is incredibly friendly, the rooms are nice and clean and and the location is wonderful. Had an absolutely wonderful New Years Eve weekend in a Presidential Suite (which I highly recommend, great soaking tub with TV in separate room). They had a bottle of champagne, flutes, and New Year's Eve party favors waiting on us in our room,... More 

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

Dear Karen, Thank you for joining us for New Years Eve, and for taking the time to share your thoughts. We really appreciate your efforts and kind words. We will hope to see you next year! More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We love staying at the Rafael. This is our 3rd New Years Eve spent here. It has become a fun tradition. In addition we have spent other times here just for a fun get away. Every thing about the Rafael is the best. When traveling, we always choose Marriott brands. The Autograph Collection includes classic historical properties that usually take... More 

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

Dear Jstribley, Thank you so much for your very kind comments and review. We certainly appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts, as well as your continued tradition to join us for New Years Eve. We hope to see you again next year! Happy New Year! More 

Long Beach, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is a beautiful hotel with an chic lobby. There is a small bar/restaurant called the Chaz where we enjoyed the jazz band and a nice wine selection. The location in the Plaza is perfect to enjoy shopping and watching people. The service is superb, ranking in our top ten hotels that we have stayed.

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

Thank you so much for your kind comments and your patronage while staying with us at the Raphael Hotel, and dining at Chaz on the Plaza. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. Happy New Year! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful stay in the hotel with a Plaza view on Christmas eve. Very comfortable room with 2 double window views of the plaza. Didn't make dining reservations so ate dinner and breaksfast in The Chaz lounge. Had crab cake with poached egg at night and Spinach Parmesan grits with espilette sauce for breakfast recommended by Kelli. Kelli was knowledgeable about... More 

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

Dear Carolyn, Thank you for your comments and sharing your thoughts about our associates and our service. We will make certain they get to review them as well. We will look forward to your return on New Years Day! Happy New Year! More 

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