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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Bennett, Colorado
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel first off is beautiful! But the staff sold it for me they really take care of their guests and make sure you are happy. They go back to when customer service was a priority! Will definitely only stay here when back in Kansas City!

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Patrick J, Front Office Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Kiwi7177, We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We look forward to seeing you whenever your travels bring you back to Kansas City! Thank you, Patrick J. Director of Guest Services

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed there many times, over 20 years. Updates have been made, but the Old World charm remains. The staff will bend over backwards to accommodate your wishes. The location is superb, overlooking the Country Club Plaza. During hot weather, the A/C works well, in contrast to some nearby venues. Rates are very competitive.

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Patrick J, Front Office Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear 73Dwight, Thank you for staying with us again at the Raphael on the Country Club Plaza. We appreciate your continued loyalty and look forward to seeing you again in the future! Best Regards, Patrick J Director of Guest Services

Kansas City, Kansas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The staff at this hotel is excellent, always helpful, friendly and accommodating. My husband and I love the decor, the large jacuzzi tub with a tv on the wall, and the shower which has a rain shower head and regular shower head and is large. The bed and bedding are luxurious and comfortable. My only complaints are the toilets are...

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Patrick J, Front Office Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear LittleGTO67, Thank you for staying at the Raphael Hotel and sharing your "amazing" experience in our Presidential Suite. The staff and I hope to see you and your husband at the Raphael Hotel again soon! -Patrick J Director of Guest Services

Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yes, well, sometimes the building next door does catch on fire early on a Sunday morning. The question for a hotel is: how do you handle it? The answer for the Raphael: with patience, an upbeat attitude, and no stress evident to the guests, even if they were feeling freaked out. The rooms, food etc all fine fine fine, but...

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Patrick J, Front Office Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Artnik, Thank you for your patience and understanding. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit despite the unplanned interruption. Come back and see us again soon! Thank you, Patrick J Director of Guest Services

Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room here was very spacious with a comfortable bed and seating area. It had an older feel with modern amenities. Walking path is conveniently located across the street along the river. Plenty of restaurants and shops walking distance from the hotel. Would definitely stay here again.

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

Mwilenchik, Thank you for being our guest at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate your time and efforts to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. We will look forward to your return.

Omaha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was a very cool old building. It is in a great location within a quick two minute walk to the plaza. The lobby is very small and narrow but very nice. The staff were all friendly. Quick check in and had a top floor corner room. Living room, dining room and separate bedroom with bathroom area. The vanity/sink...

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

Dear rjsmom1117, Thank you for taking the time to share your very unfortunate circumstances in regards to your attempted recent stay with us. Thanks to your efforts, we have the opportunity to provide attention to situations that may need improvement, as well as to share all input with all of our Associates. We obviously want to apologize for the inconvenience...

Lutherville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place. Everyone is friendly and helpful, all the spaces are high class and kept in mint condition. Location is excellent, ready access to the lovely Plaza District. Bed was very comfortable, great tub. Room a little small but very nice nonetheless. Place just feels good.

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

Dear SlewpJB, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We are very appreciative of your kind words as well as your patronage. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We splurged on the Raphael for a night during a lengthy road trip and enjoyed every minute. We were welcomed by a porter who regaled us with stories about the building's history and neighbors while taking us up to our room. The room itself was exceptionally comfortable, and the bathroom was outfitted with high-end towels and toiletries. Dinner at the...

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

Dear Wanderlust, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We truly appreciate your efforts, and will share all your comments with all of our Associates. We hope to see you again!

Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Raphael for three nights. The hotel was very clean, staff was great, could not ask for a better location. Walking distance to multiple restaurants, not that far from downtown. We will definitely stay there on our next trip to Kansas City. We used the free valet parking the first day, but after that...

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

jasbooks, Thank you for being our guest at the Raphael Hotel. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Beginning this weekend, we start our outdoor music performances on the patios for the summer and fall, every Friday and Saturday evening. We will also be revealing our new patio menu. Please...

Bugtussle, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights here as a weekend get away. The room was top notch; clean comfortable and well maintained. The staff was amazing and always had a smile. Live musing was awesome on the lounge Friday evening.

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

Cowboy_Zeke, Thank you for being our guest at the Raphael Hotel, and enjoying our ChaZ entertainment. We appreciate your efforts to share your experience. We promise to share your review with all of our Associates as well. Don't forget this weekend begins our outdoor music performances on the patio, every Friday and Saturday evening throughout the summer and fall. We...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range: $293 - $546 (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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Raphael Hotel Kansas City
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