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Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City

4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   1111 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
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Ranked #2 of 110 hotels in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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121 reviews 121 reviews
86 hotel reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for a special place or just a really nice place to stay in Kansas City, the Ambassador Hotel is the one. The hotel is an old historic building and beautifully refurbished in a style that completely suits the feel of the building. The king room was immaculate, with everything you'd need. The room has a huge... More

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Tustin, California
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11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stay at the Ambassador on business, and have always enjoyed the experience. Service is excellent, and the complimentary car service for short distances is very helpful. Complimentary water in immaculate guest rooms is something I always appreciate. The food and bar area are well designed, and offer great choices.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Ambassador is quite unique; is truly a boutique hotel and lives up to that description. The lobby area is filled with old-style charm and beautiful decor. The staff was especially friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable, clean and as nice as one would expect with a hotel that has exudes much charm. Our stay was a special... More

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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City, responded to this review

We are always honored when our guests chose to stay with us for their special occasions. I am pleased that we were able to provide such a memorable experience. Thank you for your very kind comments and for taking time to post a review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. More

Lee's Summit, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I make a point to stay at this hotel as often as possible. It is very well ran, the staff is always friendly and willing to bend over backwards in order to meet the guest's request. The room is always clean as well. We live in the Kansas City metro but whenever we are downtown for the... More

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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you so much for continuing to stay with us when you come downtown. Knowing that our guests return and have a wonderful experience each time is very rewarding for us to hear. We appreciate your loyalty and we look forward to your next visit! More

Bonner Springs, Kansas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the room. Loved the marble bathroom and walk-in shower. The room was clean. The staff was friendly and courteous. We were very happy that it was close to Sprint Center and Power and Light District. Wanted to stay longer.

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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City, responded to this review

I am so happy that you enjoyed your visit. We do have beautiful bathrooms in our guest rooms, many of our guests have shared comments similar to yours. I hope you can return again soon and stay longer! Thank you More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to KC and stay at the Ambassador once a month and I absolutely love it. The staff is warm and friendly, the rooms are great and Burt the driver extraordinaire is awesome. If you need a great restaurant recommendation, ask Burt- he is a foodie and will not steer you wrong.

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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for continuing to chose our hotel when you visit Kansas City. I am so happy that Bert has made such a nice impression on you, he is a great part of our excellent team. We look forward to your next visit and thank you for taking time to post your review. More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I were in town for one night for a concert and to celebrate her birthday. Cool decor (but not self-consciously/pretentiously so), totally reasonable rate. The staff sent up a birthday brownie for my sister and then two mini bottles of prosecco for a post-show (and post-bar-hours) celebratory toast. No complaints at all!

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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City, responded to this review

I am so pleased that we made the birthday celebration special for your sister. We are always happy when our guests stay with us for special occasions. Our team does an excellent job at ensuring the little details are not overlooked. I hope you will stay with us again very soon! More

Springfield, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel in a great location. The staff was very friendly. The rooms were large and comfortable, with great decor. Our room was next to the street, so it got loud around 5 a.m. Next time I will request a room farther back. $18 parking seems a little high.

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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. We always enjoy hearing that our guests enjoyed the hotel. As you mentioned we have an excellent location for any of the many attractions downtown. I hope you will be our guest again very soon. More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to stay downtown KC when meeting with friends, going to an event at Sprint Arena or to simply relax inside the place. The bar is a great place to meet with other guests enjoying a similar lifestyle as we do. Breakfast at the restaurant was perfect - but too much food if that is anything to criticize.

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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City, responded to this review

I am so happy you enjoyed your visit and were able to experience our fantastic restaurant. Its nice to read comments such as yours and I will be sure to share this with our team. We hope you will return again very soon. More

Columbia, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like walking into the Gatsby era. Eclectic, gorgeous, & immaculate. I am OCD on cleanliness, this was pristine. Highly recommend for all, less children. In the power and light district so walking to anything is done. Everything at your service. Restaurant was superb.

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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about your experience. Our housekeeping team is diligent about making sure the hotel is spotless and we appreciate when our efforts are recognized. I hope you will return very soon. Thank you More

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Address: 1111 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
Location: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
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Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City 4*
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The former Gate City National Bank building has been transformed into a chic, independent boutique hotel. Built in 1920, the seven-story structure exhibits the neoclassical style favored at the time. The building retains the striking architecture that put it on the National Register of Historic Places. Lobby walls and curved staircase to the lower level are sheathed in marble and Reserve Restaurant provides innovative cuisine. ... more   less 
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