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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

325 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2111
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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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#2 of 125 hotels in Kansas City
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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 2015 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.
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Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Evening entertainment
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Breakfast in the room
Board games / puzzles
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
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Diane H wrote a review Today
Aiken, South Carolina71 contributions33 helpful votes
My husband and I spent one night at The Raphael in celebration of my birthday. It was absolutely delightful! We had a King junior suite which was very comfortable and roomy. From the minute we entered the hotel we were made to feel welcome. All of the staff was friendly, responsive and professional. We were particularly impressed with the reservations manager, Sara Henricks. I had one slight billing issue and she was right on top of things and resolved the issue at once. The hotel itself is Historic and has great charm. The restaurant at the hotel is Chaz and we had a delightful dinner while listening to live music. We will return
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Date of stay: May 2021
Mike B wrote a review Apr 2021
Saint Louis, Missouri74 contributions33 helpful votes
What a fantastic hotel! There service is extraordinary! We had a suite overlooking the Plaza. Beautifully furnished and great accommodations! Their customer service is exemplary. This is probably the best "boutique" type hotel we have ever stayed in, in all of our travels. Walking distance to the Country Club Plaza shops & restaurants. Their (covid) sanitation practices are wonderful.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Rangermp25 wrote a review Mar 2021
Waynesville, Missouri456 contributions72 helpful votes
This place is hard to beat. We have been all around the US and the world, and this place is among the best, and one of our favorites. Very cool place. Unique and always clean rooms. Service is first rate.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Carina Lorena B wrote a review Mar 2021
Fort Lauderdale, Florida136 contributions123 helpful votes
Loved the location, room , staff and food! Also close to a beautiful shopping district and to loose park, which is a great place to go jogging. Very comfortable hotel and this is my new hotel in Kansas from now on!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
maddi s wrote a review Mar 2021
missouri21 contributions5 helpful votes
Checked into this beautiful hotel a few hours ago. I checked in via the App and was promptly given an upgrade to a Queen /Queen Suite Room. I did decide to stop by the front desk to pick up physical keys rather than trying the mobile key. Everyone was masked in the lobby and plenty of hand sanitizer. Checkin was a breeze. Offered extra water bottle to take to the room. Lady at the desk was a pleasure. Our room was a gorgeous 2 room suite on the 7th floor with a partial Plaza View. Bathroom has a very nice dressing area with plenty of room for toiletries. Plan to enjoy cocktails at the Chaz tonight. Will write a separate review. So far everything has been perfect. We have stayed here before 3 years ago and are happy to report everything is just as lovely as last time. One change I noticed from last visit was that Marriott Gold member no longer receive free breakfast.
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Date of stay: March 2021
$181 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection
Which popular attractions are close to The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Nearby attractions include The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (0.7 miles), The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden (0.7 miles), and The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Conveniently located restaurants include Eddie V's Prime Seafood, Gram & Dun, and Jack Stack Barbecue.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Union Station (3.1 miles), Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site (1.6 miles), and Kelly's Westport Inn (0.9 miles).
Does The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.