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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed March 18, 2014

We stayed here on a business trip but wanted something a little bit special as well for husband and wife..... man it was awesome, from the minute we hit the front driveway, hands on to assist, friendly team on the desk, and when we got to our room wow!!!!!!!! awesome coffee machine, amenities, the spa bath was out of this...

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

Dear Amy S, Thank you for being our guest, and sharing your thoughts. We are so pleased to have had the opportunity to hosting you at the Raphael and Chaz. Your comments will be shared with all of our associates. Please make plans to come back and see us again! Best Regards,

minneapolis
Reviewed March 15, 2014

Amazing room, exceptional staff . Drinks at the fire such a highlight because of Josh! He was such a wealth of knowledge not only of the history of the hotel, but of the wine offerings, What an asset to this hotel! This man deserves a raise!

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

Dear ScobbyM< We promise to share your comments with Josh from Chaz! thanks so much foa ll your kind comments about him, Chaz, and the Raphael. We truly appreciate your input and your patronage. Please plan on returning to se us again soon... Best Regards,

Lindsborg, Kansas
Reviewed March 14, 2014

If you are looking for a hotel with excellence, look no further. For banquets, Chad and Tyler are the best. Luggage, it doesn't get any better with Rick. Comfort, historical, and great water pressure for a relaxing shower with nice robes. Room service is top notch with great choices for food. The hot chocolate in the evening was the perfect...

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

Dear Airbeanie, What a very complimentary review, thank you so much! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and appreciate your willingness to share your thoughts. It is always so helpful to share this type of review with all of our associates, it does make a difference. Please plan on returning and seeing us again soon. Best...

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is a beautiful historic hotel. We stayed in a Suite which had 2 Queen beds and a pull out sleeper sofa. We were impressed with how large the room was and the bathroom was also large and beautiful! All the bedding and furniture looks very updated and well taken care of. The curtains are on an electronic system so...

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

Dear Luvtrips1, Thank you so much for your very generous review of your stay with us at Christmas! We truly appreciate your comments and thoughts. Please don't wait until next Christmas to come back and see us again. Best Regards,

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed March 6, 2014

Have stayed here numerous times over the past 30 years. It is an older hotel but well taken care of. Most rooms are not large but are clean and comfortable. Staff is young but capable. Very little noise. The best part of staying here is the location, just a block (or so ) from Country Club Plaza.

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

Dear John, Thanks so much for your very kind review regarding your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We will look forward to your return. Best Regards,

Waynesville
Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

We visit the Plaza area several times a year and the Raphael is always our choice. Great location, wonderful rooms and impeccable service. The rooms are great, the bar and restaurant are great, and it has no equals. Not as cheap as others, but it is worth it to us. Quiet, romantic and worth a visit. You visit once and...

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

Dear Charles, Thanhk you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visists to the Raphael.It is always so helpful to share these comments with all of our associates, who make it all happen. Please plan on returning soon! Best Regards,

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed February 22, 2014

You want an unbelievable stay for a nice romantic weekend? How about a place to bring your company for a meeting? You would not believe this hotel......until you see it for yourself!!! From the moment you get here you feel like you stepped back in time. You are greeted so warmly it shocks you. The staff is so congenial it...

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

Dear TraveNut342, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Your comments mean so much to all of our associates, who make it all happen. Please plan on returning again soon! Best Regards,

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed February 19, 2014

Mr. Bill Carter, GM The Raphael Hotel & Chaz` Restaurant 325 Ward Parkway, KCMO 64112 Dear Mr. Carter, Mr. Carter, thanks to you, our accommodations and room 802 was perfect! From The Chaz` to the Hotel, every associate WOWED us again! What a joy to share another great anniversary getaway at the beautiful Raphael Hotel and our fine dining experiences...

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

Dear Woody, Thank you so much for all your kind words about your recent stay with us at the Raphael and while dining at Chaz. We are so appreciative of all your efforts with the survey, and while you were actually here at the hotel, and interacting with so many of our associates. We will all look forward to your...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

A perfect hotel experience during our snowy cross-country road trip. The hot chocolate in the lobby, in addition to the friendly staff, was the ultimate welcoming this chilly evening. Free wifi, free parking, comfortable bed, nice views, and monogrammed everything - what more could we ask for? Great location on country club plaza along the canal; felt very safe walking...

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

Dear Scottierose, Thank you for the wonderful description of a perfect winter evening. We are pleased you were able to enjoy it with us. Thanks again for sharing your thoughts, please plan on returning soon... Best Regards,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 16, 2014

Well located for the business areas outside the city. Comfortable. Nice service. I stayed in one of the junior suites and it was excellent value. Warm, friendly welcome on the desk and in the restaurant.

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

Dear Stan W., Thank you so much for your very kind review. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. We hope you will plan on returning soon. Best Regards,

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: $219 - $405 (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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