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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful lobby, a cozy but ridiculously/prohibitively expensive restaurant, and a completely (without exception) disappointing room. The living room was spacious enough and the bedroom was sufficient, but the bathroom was unacceptably small. Couldn't even close the door without almost stepping into the tub. Having just stayed at the Sienna in Chapel Hill a few weeks earlier, this was an... More 

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

Dear TiaMouse, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Thanks to efforts like yours, we have the opportunity to provide attention to any situations that may require improvement, as well as to share all input with all of our Associates. Obviously we are very disappointed that you were not pleased overall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A perfect stay! Amazing location in country club plaza. Fantastic service and property. Beautiful property and a wonderful staff. This is our place to call home in Kansas City! Mentioned it was our anniversary and they upgraded our room and had a complimentary bottle of wine waiting for us. I would highly recommend this hotel if you're traveling to KC.

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

Robert, Thank you for coming home to see us again! We truly appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts. Please plan on coming back soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at the front door is a welcoming experience. I was greeted by a courteous staff who remember me by name. The beds are comfortable and amenities are more than sufficient to make one comfortable...coffee pot, good products, chocolates at night. The restaurant could be upgraded. A new fish dish was so salty which isn't healthy. I couldn't eat it.... More 

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

Dear suoershipper900, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. I apologize for the salty fish dish, and will share that with our culinary team. Currently we are waiting on the arrival of new carpet throughout the hotel, including in Chaz. Just last week we completed the installation of new sofas in... More 

Massachusetts
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120 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent stay at the Raphael Hotel which was located near the Plaza Shopping area. The hotel provides free valet parking and is located in a very nice area within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. The room was clean and well appointed with excellent water pressure in the shower. If we returned to Kansas City we would... More 

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

Dear killer and the girl, Thank you for recently being our guest, and for the very kind review you provided. We appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts. We hope we ill see you again soon! More 

New Jersey
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77 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad I stayed here two nights in August. Room was comfortable (though the default temperature was very cold) with several nice touches. A Keurig machine with a selection of coffees and teas, a bathrobe, lots of towels and pillows, free wifi, and a magnifying mirror. Used the gym twice. Standard treadmills, bicycle, elliptical, free weights, stability ball, bosu and... More 

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

Laurencat, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate your efforts as well as your patronage. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again soon! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome experience to behold! The simultaneous lighting of the entire Country Club Plaza will leave you breathless. The view from the wonderful Raphael Hotel will take your breath away. Our family has been there five times - each time seemed to get better. In your room at the Raphael you are wrapped in the warmth of the classic old... More 

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

Dear Carl, Thank you for being such a loyal guest and friend to the Raphael Hotel. We really appreciate your kind comments and your patronage. I hope we will see you again this year! More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped and stayed here the Saturday night before Easter Sunday while on the road coming home from a family snow skiing trip in Colorado. The staff was wonderful and even helped us by delivering Easter baskets and goodies outside our door bright and early Easter morning for our daughter. We were in a lovely suite that was as beautiful... More 

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

LaraHomeWhite, Easter at the Raphael after a skiing trip... What could be better! Thank you for sharing your thoughts about stay with us, We appreciate your efforts and your patronage. We hope to see you again for Easter, or think about Christmas time on the Country Club Plaza... More 

Celina, Texas
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411 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for just one night while in town for business. They were accommodating from the minute I walked in the door. They got my room ready early so I could unpack and freshen up for some early meetings that day, and my room was amazing. I received top notch service from Kellie at the front desk. She was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, convenient, room with 2 queens and sofa bed was perfect size for traveling with a teen. Lots of charm. Staff very helpful in making recommendations for restaurants and activities. Wish the air had worked a little better but when told front desk, they were very responsive and sent repair person right away. Would highly recommend the Raphael, especially if... More 

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

Kimberly, Thank you for being our guest, as well as for your efforts to share your experience at the Raphael Hotel. We hope to see you again one day! More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service throughout our 2 night visit. While not inexpensive our room was very nice and we very much enjoyed our stay. Their evening music was fun and I liked the bar service on the outside patio. I wasn't particularly thrilled with driving up and unloading the car in the middle of the music but the bellman was efficient and... 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 Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2111
Location: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range: $255 - $403 (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 Romantic Hotel in Kansas City
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kansas City
#1 Business Hotel in Kansas City
#2 Family Hotel in Kansas City
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