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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have stayed here multiple times. Enjoy this boutique hotel. Nice location to walk anywhere on the Plaza. Chaz has a nice brunch and good music & wine in the evenings. Enjoy coming here. Come to Kansas City and try out the local BBQ (Joe's, Jack Stack & my favorite Arthur Bryants . . get the ribs).

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Rolla, Missouri
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291 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came in for a Sunday night concert in kc. They had a great discount for eating in their restaurant. We had a problem with our room key, after two failed attempts to fix it they upgraded our room and paid for our breakfast. The room was very nice and shower was great. We will return, especially for a Sunday... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been awhile since I have had the fortunate happenstance of staying at a hotel as wonderful as the Raphael. Originally scheduled for a different location close to the convention center, we were redirected here when it was determined the new hotel would not be ready in time. This turned out to be a blessing in disguise. The staff... More 

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

Dear tenbrinkki, How fortunate for us as well to have you for a guest! Thank you for taking the time to share your most kind review. We appreciate your efforts, as well as your patronage. Please plan on joining us again.... More 

Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here several times over the years and have never been disappointed. Comfy bed and love the thick, high quality towels and bath amenities. Another highlight was the wonderful brunch Sunday morning. The location is perfect for walking over to the Country Club Plaza for shopping. Free parking on site is another bonus.

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Thank bethr918
Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear bethr918, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to share your thoughts about your stay with us. We appreciate your efforts, and will share them with all of our Associates as well. Please plan on returning, and taking another walk over to the Country Club Plaza! More 

Peoria, Illinois
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at The Raphael many times. It is such a quiet, elegant boutique hotel. I would not stay anywhere else on the Plaza! Walk to the shops and restaurants, sip wine on the front terrace near the fire pits, enjoy the fabulous menu and breakfasts at Chaz. It doesn't get any better than this!

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Thank Star2014
Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Star2014, Thanks so much for your all your kind words about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel, and our restaurant Chaz. We are pleased you enjoyed our facility and our services. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As usual the Raphael Hotel In Kansas City set the bar high for elegance and comfort in a hotel. Room was well appointed, the bed was not only great looking, but slept like a charm. The basement restaurant and bar are most appropriate and inviting an environment, food was great and the live music even better. Will return.

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

Dear Sandewgainey, Thank you for being our Guest, and sharing you kind comments, we appreciate your efforts as well. Our music program outside on the Patio will continue every Friday and Saturday evening throughout the summer and fall, in addition to our normal performances every night in Chaz. Please plan on joining us again. More 

Caracas
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the most wonderful experience, a lavish one! Everything was perfect from beginning to end. The Hotel, the welcome every day, the delicious lemonade and desserts waiting yor you at the Lobby, the Front Desk and their wonderful crew, the bowl of fruit available for you to snack on, the ROOMS, oh my, the most beautiful rooms. I felt... More 

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

Dear Rosa, What an "Amazing" review you were so kind to provide! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We will make certain all of our Associates are aware of your thoughtful comments as well. Thank you for being our guest, we hope to welcome you back soon! Best Regards, More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live about 50 miles from Kansas City. We have had a difficult year and needed a place to decompress, but didn't have time to travel far. From the moment we drove up to the Raphael, our stay was incredible. Valet and bell service are free (we tipped $5 per time, our choice). We were greeted with a smile by... More 

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

Dear Mr. and Mrs. BillyBud, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at the Raphael. While we are so happy to have been able to assist you during a difficult time, we are sorry to learn of your challenges. We are very pleased we were able to help provide a little stress relief during a... More 

Sourthern New England
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104 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I feel in all my years of traveling was nicest hotel with a warm and caring staff! I hope to visit in the future. Only disappointment was no pool otherwise perfect stay. We held small meeting of 14 people room and staff outstanding . Food provided during meeting was great!

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

Dear jbackus, Thank you so much for your very kind review and your patronage. We appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts. We hope to serve you again in the near future. Best Regards, More 

Springfield, Missouri
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169 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When the only thing you can complain about is the fact that there isn't an ice machine on every floor...well, there is no complaining. A perfect stay...as always. Staff was exceptional...as always. Beds were super comfortable...as always.

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

Tammy, Thank you for your efforts to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel! We truly appreciate your efforts, and your thoughtful comments. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards, More 

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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 

Additional Information about The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
Location: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range: $290 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 126
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Also Known As:
The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection Hotel Kansas City
Raphael Hotel Kansas City
Raphael Kansas City
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#1 Business Hotel in Kansas City
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kansas City
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#2 Family Hotel in Kansas City
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