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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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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Waterloo, Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice hotel! Within walking distance to the Sprint Center. Very clean & beautiful hotel. Front desk staff very helpful. We purchased a package called "bed & breakfast" which includes $25 for breakfast but the prices are very high & they add 20% gratuity so fat chance of getting breakfast for the $25.00. During checkout I found out about... More

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

Thank you for giving us your feedback about your experience. I am so happy that you plan to return the next time you visit downtown. As you mentioned we have a great location for guests that are visiting the Sprint Center, we look forward to seeing you again very soon. More

Lincoln, Nebraska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading other reviews for hotels in the area we chose the Ambassador for our KC stay. What a great decision we made. From the time we checked in we encountered friendly and helpful staff and amazing decor. Upon checking in we ate in the restaurant (The Reserve). The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The room was... More

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

Thank you for your nice comments, we are thrilled you enjoyed your experience. I am happy you enjoyed all of our amenities and especially our great restaurant, we have a fantastic culinary team. I hope you will be able to return for another memorable stay very soon. More

Oklahoma
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a wedding while most other guests stayed at the Crown Plaza. They all hated their hotel and were kicking themselves for not booking at the Ambassador. I booked here because we've stayed at Ambassadors in Tulsa and OKC. We had the parlor suite which is wonderfully appointed but the selling feature is the extra 1/2 bath.... More

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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! Thank you for continuing to chose The Ambassador Hotel Collection for your accommodation needs, we are pleased you have such great experiences at all of our hotels. I will be sure to let Burt know about your kind comments he was recently our employee of the quarter and we value him and... More

Richmond
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (my sister, my service dog, and I) spent one night after a 9+ hour day on the road en route to Montana. We were very well taken care of by the staff, especially Ellen, at the front desk. She drove us to a recommended restaurant for some KC burnt ends and barbecue and picked us up after a delicious... More

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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 stay, it is very rewarding for us to hear when we are able to exceed our guests expectations. I will share your comments with Ellen and the entire team. I hope the rest of your journey was safe and enjoyable and that you will return very soon. Thank you! More

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

A lovely hotel in the heart of the KC banking area. Great ambiance, good food, a lovely place to stay for business or pleasure trip. I would recommend the hotel to anyone who wants to travel to the city of KC

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

Thank you for posting your review and for recommending us to other travelers. We truly appreciate when our guests take time to share their experiences, reviews such as yours are very important in many potential guests decision on which hotel to chose. I am happy you enjoyed our wonderful restaurant and we hope to see you again very soon. Thank... More

Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checked into The Ambassador for a weekend with my husband with fairly high expectations given all the reviews. Upon arriving the hotel was nice but no wow. Looking forward to a room on the 7th floor I opened the door to a very spacious room and again was left without that wow I anticipated. The room was exactly as pictured... More

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

Thank you for taking time to post your review regarding your experience while you were our guests. I am so happy that our restaurant team and hotel driver were attentive and helpful. Please let me apologize that you did not find our beds comfortable and that other aspects of the hotel failed to wow you. I hope you will return... More

Lincoln, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ambassador was the perfect place to stay for my birthday weekend getaway! Everything about the place was beautiful, and the service, from the front desk to the lounge to the car driver, was outstanding and personalized. The room was clean, spacious, and comfortable. And the location was spot on for some fun in the Power and Light district. I'm... More

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

Happy Birthday! Thank you for deciding to stay with us on such a special occasion, I am thrilled that we made your day memorable. As you mentioned we have the perfect location for visiting the Power and Light district and I am happy that our wonderful team made your visit fun and enjoyable. I hope you will spend many more... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was really great. The room was nice and clean, the bathroom was cool. Car service was the highlight. Both drivers were really great especially the afternoon / night driver, Bert. He knew a ton about the city and had great restaurant / bar recommendations. He even got us on the guest list for the Boulevard Brewing tour that... More

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

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. As you mentioned we have a wonderful team and I am very happy that Bert made your visit memorable. I will be certain to share your comments with the entire team and we hope you will return again very soon. Thank you again for taking the time to post such a... More

Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned home yesterday from spending our 20th anniversary weekend at the Ambassador Hotel. We can't say enough good things about it! We had an absolutely fabulous weekend and a lot of it was thanks to the Ambassador! Our stay was impeccable from the moment we pulled up to the front door to the moment we pulled out of... More

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

Happy Anniversary! We are honored that you decided to stay with us for such an exciting occasion. I am thrilled that Ellen and the rest of our team made your visit memorable, I will be sure to share your comments with everyone. I hope you will return again next year, if not before. Thank you! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute we walked into this beautiful boutique hotel to our departure, we had attentive service, delicious food and a spacious luxurious pet friendly room. On top of all this they provided a plush dog bed and dog bowls for her food and water. We look forward to staying here again and highly recommend it!! The price was very... More

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

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit. We are always delighted to know that we made a memorable impression and especially for the family pets that we are lucky enough to have as our guests. We certainly hope you will stay with us again in the very near future. Best Regards! More

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Address: 1111 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
Location: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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