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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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Maryville
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this last minute to stay in KC. We checked in rather late in afternoon and chose to valet park. Excellent service there and at check in. We ordered room service late and it was a bit disappointing. I think this was maybe only due to the fact we called 5 min prior to when you could last order... More 

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

Julie T. Thank you for your comments and review. Thanks to efforts like yours, we have an opportunity to review and improve in any areas that may need attention. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again soon! More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Older, quaint hotel that has been completely refurbished, located one block from the Plaza and all of its amenities. Service was great and the room was spacious, clean and well appointed with every necessity. Having a restaurant on site was very convenient. We always stay when we come to KC.

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

Chris C, Thank you for choosing the Raphael Hotel, for your Anniversary Celebration! We certainly appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts about your stay with us. We will look forward to your return... More 

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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even before checking in at the hotel the excellence of the customer service was apparent when I called to get some suggestions on transportation and spots in the area to check out. They went beyond what was expected and even coming in and out of the hotel you felt important and personable. The staff was all extremely nice and the... More 

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

Erik T, Your comments are so kind and so appreciated! We promise to share them with all of our Associates who make it all happen everyday. Thank you for your efforts to share your thoughts, and for being our guest. We will look forward to your return! More 

Nebraska
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57 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Sorella but it was priced at $500 which is ridiculous so booked at the Raphael. Wow ! Every single staff person was beyond genuinely friendly and helpful. We got an upgrade to a large plaza view room. The bathroom was huge with amazing towels and overhead shower. Bed and bedding were super plush and comfortable. The live... More 

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

GracieNebraska, We can't wait for you to come back as well! Thank you for all your kind words and comments. We appreciate your efforts as well as your patronage. Remember the fire pits will soon be flaming outside on the patio for the fall weekends that are approaching. More 

Littleton, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is quite nice, clean and well appointed. It also is in an excellent location surrounded by shops and restaurants. Staff is friendly and very competent. I was not impressed with the hotel restaurant Chaz.

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

PenelopeBryan, Thank you for your comments. We appreciate your efforts and your patronage. More 

Morton, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a regular room. When we checked in , we were upgraded to the 9th floor to a suite. The room was huge. It also has excellent views. Its to bad we were just staying overnight. The bed was comfy and large. Bathroom was small. Had 2 couches. a large dining table, a nice desk. the room had a... More 

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

Illiniman86, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Evansville, Indiana
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first interim night stay on our trip out west. Picked the Raphael because they provide charging for Tesla automobiles. And, I'm a fan of the Marriott Autograph Collection. Finally, close to the Country Club shopping/dining district. Room was comfortable, clean, and covered all of our needs. Hotel staff was welcoming and professional on all fronts. If we are every... More 

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

dfaughn, Thank you for your thoughts and kind comments regarding your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We are please you were able to take advantage of our charging station for your Tesla. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip out West. Come back and see us again one day! More 

Prairie Village, Kansas
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97 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Forbes gave this place 4 stars, and that is deserved. Originally built in the 1920s, I think, converted to boutique hotel in mid 1970s, major renovation around 2005. In excellent condition with large rooms. Go for a Plaza View King Suite if you can. You may be surprised at how affordable this place is, particularly for a 4 star hotel.... More 

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

Bruce and Cathy, Thank you for taking the time and effort to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate your very kind comments. We hope to see you again soon one day! More 

New Zealand
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73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot think of any way this hotel could be improved. It is beautiful - the lobby, the rooms, all the common areas. The staff is superlative - excellent service. Prompt valet parking included. The restaurant on site is excellent - breakfast, dinner, appetizers, live music. Great location with many fantastic restaurants within a few minutes walk - although none... More 

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

Dear Jennifer, We so much appreciate all your kind words and thoughts about your recent stay with us here at the Raphael Hotel. Please don't forget about our out live entertainment performances every Friday and Saturday evenings through the fall months, out on our patios with our fireplaces and full food and beverage services. Hope you can come back and... More 

Reston, Virginia
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48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first time to Kansas City, and we were very fortunate with this choice!! Everything has been said about what a great hotel this is and how it is situated in the perfect location. Of all the lovely places we have stayed, we have never encountered a staff that works so harmoniously. Everyone helps everyone, even if it... More 

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

Dear Cherylderm, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We will make certain to share your comments with Kellie, our Front Office Supervisor. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in the near future. More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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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 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. ... 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: $298 - $442 (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 Luxury Hotel in Kansas City
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