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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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Ranked #1 of 111 Hotels in Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011
gogirl51 St. Louis, Mo
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St. Louis, Mo
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

Location - meaning on The Plaza which is one of the MOST vibrant, upscale urban areas in the midwest. Actually you walk over BrushCreek on any number of charming bridges and find dining and shopping to please any taste. Everything Else - meaning this is a property run like a SwissWatch (not that I have one). From the moment you... More

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Manhattan, Kansas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

As you approach the Raphael, you worry about congestion, valet, cost of valet, tips, etc. Then you learn that turning over your car to valet is cost free (except for tip). You worry about getting nickel and dimed by the egregious act of charging for wifi. Then you find out the Raphael does not charge for it, and it is... More

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

Thank you so much we appreciate your kind words. More

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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134 reviews 134 reviews
29 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

I took my two grown daughters to Kansas City for a girl's night away at the Raphael, which ended up being the perfect choice. The hotel itself was beautiful with a simple, but elegantly appointed lobby. The elevator was quick, efficient and quiet, making each journey up and down from our 9th floor room a breeze. Our large room on... More

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

I will share your comments with the staff!!! Thank you for staying with us. More

Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Everything about the Raphael was great. Service, the room, the people, the location! The bed was super comfortable - great coffee in the am - no noise, SUPER clean! The only small issue was the bathroom was LOUD - so I woke up my friends in the am but that was no big deal. GREAT hotel - awesome location by... More

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

Thank you, Thank you ,Thank you!!!! More

Bozeman, MT
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

We stayed at the Raphael for one night over Labor day. It appealed to us because it was very near the plaza, and it had free (valet) parking. The Hotel has a beautiful exterior, although there was a scaffold up for something. It is a short walk over a bridge to the plaza, making it very convenient. The free parking... More

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Bentonville, AR
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

We had a Presidential suite for 1 night. It had a great jacuzzi tub with a flat screen LCD and also a big window. Sperate shower and vanity that was also very nice. All the fixtures are very nice and give the suite a rich feel. The sperate bedroom was nice with another large window and a chaise lounge. There... More

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Fayetteville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

Like everyone else, we loved the hotel. We were upgraded to a king suite with a plaza view, which was a gorgeous room. Everything immaculately clean and well-tended. Bed and bed linens very comfortable. There was some street noise from our 3rd floor room, but it was expected, given the busy area the hotel is near. Nice bath amenities, but... More

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

Thank you for your feedback and for staying at the Raphael! More

Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

service, location, comfort, price......it was a pleasure staying here. we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. it is one of the best hotels we have stayed at. they have great valet parking and have coffee available in the morning and juice and brownies in the afternoon. the room was very comfortable and we had a nice view. it is some of the... More

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toronto
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166 reviews 166 reviews
38 hotel reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

There's not much to add to all the other reviews - as far as hotels goes, this one is near perfect. I would say it was perfect but then no one would believe me but I really cannot find one fault. I try to make my reviews balanced - what's good, what's not so good, but I don't have anything... More

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

Thank you!!! I will share your comments with the staff. More

kansas city missouri
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

Would recommend this hotel to any couple wanting to have a romantic getaway. Next to the plaza with great dining and many things to do.

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Thank you for such a nice review. We appreciate your business. More

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Additional Information about The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
Location: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 126
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