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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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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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Wichita, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

We enjoy Country Club Plaza. For husband's birthday decided to spend a little extra. We were automatically upgraded due to Marriott member. Service was excellent. Front desk sent up a bottle of wine for husband's birthday. Only problem was Keriug didn't work. But free coffee in lobby.

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

Dear Cables, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us for your special day. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Edmond
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This place is small, the lobby is very small for a big city hotel. It doesn't offer a pool or a hot tub, but that is the ONLY cons I could think of. The staff is WONDERFUL. Everyone single one of them. You will get a nice smile from the maintenance man and an informative conversation from the guy changing... More 

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

Dear Craig, We are sorry the weather didn't cooperate more for your visit, but happy you got to enjoy Chaz. Thank you for sharing your detailed comments in your review. Please plan on returning when our Patio is open, and the music is playing out there. Every Friday and Saturday, all summer long... More 

Kansas City, Kansas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We have stayed here several times. It is always lovely and the service is fantastic. The lounge is cozy and the cocktails are always consistent. Chaz is a very nice restaurant but this time we didn't eat there because I forgot to make reservations and they were booked when we arrived. The hotel is located right across the street from... More 

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

Little GTO, Thank you for being our guest, and for the very kind review you shared. We received a little more snow than expected, glad we were able to assist with your car, it was a busy morning for everyone. Thank you again for all your input! Best Regards, More 

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
434 reviews 434 reviews
41 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We needed an amazing hotel to stay at and to host an exceptional business dinner. We were not disappointed! Inspired: Tyler Kalina the Catering Manager was top notch Service: absolute perfection Food: Chaz was awesome Atmosphere: elegant and refined Return: we would love to Discovered: reviews on TA - thanks

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

Dear 275, Thank you for your review of the Raphael, and your mention of Tyler K. our Catering Manager, we will make certain he reads it as well. Thank you for being our Guest! Best Regards, More 

Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
20 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We live in the area but it was Valentines so we chose The Raphael What a great experience. Perfect Valet, caring reception staff and our room was fabulous! We loved it and you will too! Chaz downstairs is perfect for a late night cocktail with live music. Welcome to Kansas City you won't regret staying here!

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

Dear Smolly, Thank you for selecting the Raphael and Chaz for your Valentines celebration! Thank you for your kind review of both as well. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

So many great things to say, don't know where to start! First, the parking attendant was amazingly friendly and our check-in was fast and simple. We were able to book a Sunday special rate of $169, which included up to that amount to spend in the bar/restaurant, Chaz. We ate dinner there (Shrimp and Grits were among the best I've... More 

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

Dear Angie, We are pleased you enjoyed the Hotel and Chaz so much. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts! Best Regards, More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I just got off the phone with reservations at this hotel and am planning a special getaway for my wife's birthday. Long story short I was having a little difficulty getting an additional one night reservation as a local event must be going on the weekend I am visiting. I was worried this would through off my plans with my... More 

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

Dear CR 4SH, Thank you for review and mention of Julie in our reservation department. We will make sure to share with her your comments. We hope to se you again! Best Regards, More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
59 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I stayed here several night for work and was thrilled to see them in the Marriott chain. This is a very chic and comfortable hotel, with top notch service and free valet! They offer an attractive points rewards. Their fitness room is spacious and well equipped. The restaurant next door, Chaz, is very good too. Try their happy hour specials... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Although we haven't stayed at the Raphael for the past 3 visits to K.C., we love the hotel and the location to the Plaza. We haven't stayed because we can't seem to get a good price deal any more. My daughter and I stayed there approx. 2 years ago; we got a suite overlooking the Plaza for $189! The hotel... More 

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

Dear Karen, Thank you for your recent stay at the Raphael Hotel, and your many kind comments. We truly appreciate your thoughts and your patronage. Best Regards, More 

Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This beautiful historic hotel has such charm. Staff is friendly, location is perfect, room is small but well laid out and the bathroom private. The restaurant/bar downstairs is charming. Both the service and selection were outstanding. Would stay here again and recommend to others.

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

Dear Perpesca, Thank you for taking the time to provide your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael, and your dining experieince at Chaz on the Plaza. We truly appreciate your efforts as well as your patronage. Best Regards, More 

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