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801 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3144
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#93 of 124 hotels in Kansas City

Discover Kansas City's only hotel dedicated to the past and present of the Paris of the Plains.


The 816 Hotel offers the BEST location in all of Kansas City...in the heart of Westport.  There are over 170 shops, restaurants and nightlife within a 5 block radius of the hotel. 6 blocks to our South is the Country Club Plaza and 30 blocks to our North Sprint Center and Power and Light Entertainment District. All of this is at your disposal with our complimentary shuttle service. Check into the 816, and tuck your keys away. Enjoy the best of KC without the hassle of driving and paying to park.

Every guest of the 816 Hotel will enjoy the following amenities:

* Free Breakfast including a made to order Omelet station

* Nightly Manager's Cocktail Reception  

* Free shuttle service in a 4 mile radius 

* KC;s fastest (and free) hotel Wi-Fi

* Free parking

* Free passes to Gold's Gym (2 blocks to our East)

We look forward to seeing you!

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Non-smoking hotel
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Electric vehicle charging station
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Shuttle bus service
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
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Angiebro4 wrote a review Sep 2020
Topeka, Kansas3 contributions7 helpful votes
Stayed here in the past but WOW has it changed! Run down, loud, non customers in and out of the hotel. Police presence. Not safe!! No sleep. 3 am both nights people yelling, cars racing up and down the street, sirens. Very, very disappointing. Can’t get the $50 “hold” back so I wouldn’t let them charge that to your card.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Patrisha T wrote a review Aug 2020
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The room was nice and our stay was great however once we checked out there was a large charge for “damages” which is a complete lie.... must be how we was able to get the room and a good rate.. they use bullsh!t excuses to charge extra DO NOT fall for their scam... also the clerk was on her phone cussing out someone while I waited to ask a question then continued on the phone while retrieving what I had asked for without a mask on for the whole time even when handing me the item
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Mama_Clark_KC wrote a review Aug 2020
Shawnee Mission, Kansas878 contributions89 helpful votes
I booked a room in this hotel for a girls weekend. Neither the front desk person or the woman in and out of the office did not wear masks though Kansas City requires them in the midst of COVID. I arrived and waited for 20 minutes behind one person to check in. When I finally received my room assignment and key, the room was dirty. I returned to the check-in and reported this. I was escorted to a new room that was occupied. The reason this happened per the staff was that they had hired new cleaners who just started today and there was a glitch in their system. I request and received a refund and we went to a different hotel. SAVE YOURSELVES!!! DON’T STAY THERE!!!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Jill Henderson wrote a review Jul 2020
Owasso, Oklahoma1 contribution
This place is NOT as good as some reviews make out. These people must have very, very low expectations or be compensated for their review. We stayed one night in this hotel and we would not have stayed another if we had to. Paper thin walls (road traffic was SO loud!), the door fell off the bathroom (literally), no hot water in the shower, the toiletries had obviously been used and not replaced, and they left us with less than 1/2 roll of toilet paper in the whole room. The only good thing they did was leave us with a full Box of Kleenex. 🙄 Such a terrible stay, especially for the price. And it’s sad, because I really wanted to like this hotel. 🤷🏼‍♀️
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
VH20 wrote a review Jun 2020
11 contributions3 helpful votes
Pros: Close to a lot of locations, parking was easy, hallways had large mural photography that talked about KC history, people were nice Cons: Mostly minor things... AC said controls were on the wall, but the wall panel didn't actually control the AC. No TV channel guide. Front door sign said that doors are locked at sunset. Front doors were locked around lunchtime at least once during my stay.
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Date of stay: June 2020
Sleep Quality
$90 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about 816 Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to 816 Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Westport (0.3 miles), Kelly's Westport Inn (0.3 miles), and McCoy's Public House (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at 816 Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at 816 Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at 816 Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to 816 Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bluestem, Beer Kitchen, and Char Bar.
Are there any historical sites close to 816 Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Union Station (2.4 miles), Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site (0.8 miles), and Kelly's Westport Inn (0.3 miles).
Is 816 Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.