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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011
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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

My wife and I decided to spend a night here for our wedding anniversary. We had dinner and hung out on the Plaza, which was great. But our experience at the Raphael was great. Not perfect, but outstanding nonetheless. We booked a Plaza view room. Truth be told, our room had maybe a partial view of the Plaza, and I... More

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Overland Park, KS
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

This hotel was the perfect setting for my husband's and my 10th anniversary weekend away. We were upgraded to a King suite upon arrival. The staff is perfectly professional and they extended themselves to be helpful and courteous. The decor is gorgeous and the hotel was impressively fresh and clean. Loved the comfy linens, the gorgeous bathroom, the complimentary newspaper,... More

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Michigan-USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Every member of The Raphael Hotel staff made efforts to ensure that I felt appreciated and valued as a guest. In the many hundreds of nights I have spent traveling, I have never encountered a hotel of this caliber and professionalism. Although I am certain that I will omit some of the people deserving of accolades, I wish to pay... More

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

We had 6 couples from St. Louis staying at the Raphael to celebrate my wife's birthday and see the Zac Brown/Chesney concert. I have stayed at 4 and 5 star hotels and can say this hotel is AWESOME! I will list why and at the end give some history of the reservation process if you are interested. -Patrick and Carol... More

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Alexandria, VA
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

I really enjoyed this place. Great location across from the Country Club Plaza, plentiful free parking, and a really 'posh' room. Super-friendly and helpful hotel staff -- outstanding. Morning restaurant staff could use some customer service refresher training. Overall it was a great value and I am glad to see the hotel is now under the Marriott Autograph umbrella.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Stayed two nights 7/22 and 7/23. Needless to say, it was the hottest part of the summer in KC which the hotel could not conrol but to give you an idea of the heat, the heat index hovered around 106 degrees. On Friday, we arrived at 2:30 p.m. which is ahead of check-in. Was expecting a 'slow' pace at the... More

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Thank you for the feedback. I will share your comments with the Raphael team. Best Regards More

Florida
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

Part of the Marriott collection, this hotel is one of the nicest I have ever stayed in. The hotel staff goes out of their way for your comfort and happiness. They even got our car from the self park and brought it to us one day it was raining. This hotel used to be an apartment at one time so... More

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Thank you for sharing your Raphael experience! Best Regards More

Oakland, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

Stayed at the Raphael in a Plaza View King and a 1BR suite. It is well located across the river from Country Club Plaza so nice for morning or evening strolls and also close to restaurants/shops. The Plaza View King room was a standard size but very well appointed with a nice bathroom and seemed to be updated recently. The... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

the first thing we noticed was the location... wow right on the plaza and a great view! We walk up to the door and we were immediately greeted by everyone at the desk. The front desk manager Nick seemed to have everything running perfectly and was super nice! We walked into our room that was at the perfect temp for... More

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Omaha, NE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

My wife and I went down to Kansas City for a quick two-night getaway after our wedding (we had delayed our "real" honeymoon until a month after the wedding to settle down, but wanted to escape somewhere). The Raphael is a very nice hotel with incredible, dedicated staff. We had a problem with our room's A/C at one time, and... More

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Address: 325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
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Location: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kansas City #1 Business Hotel in Kansas City #2 Family Hotel in Kansas City #2 Romantic Hotel in Kansas City
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Raphael Hotel is an elegant, charming boutique accommodation modeled on the finest small European hotels. Readers of Travel+Leisure voted The Raphael Hotel one of the 2014 T+L 500 World's Best Hotels. With a combination of a significant historic landmark, vintage hospitality, and individualized service, this Kansas City luxury hotel delivers a unique destination experience in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri's famed Country Club Plaza.The hotel's signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, is noted for its intimate, romantic atmosphere and its distinct brand of modern, regional American cuisine. Menus offer a concise, yet diverse variety of appetizers, salads, soups, entrees and desserts. Signature items include fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits, and a hand-cut, wet-aged prime beef Kansas City strip steak that advances Kansas City's beef reputation. ... more   less 
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