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Long Island
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a road trip across the USA and stopped in KS for 24 hours to see the city. From door man / valet, front desk to manager everyone was on game. The rooms were also comfortable. it took 10 minutes or less to drive downtown and less to many sites.

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

tabhauser, Thank you so much for including the Raphael Hotel on your recent road trip! We certainly appreciate your many kind comments. Hope to see you the next time your travels include KC again...

Olathe, Kansas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful night at the Raphael Hotel with a room overlooking the Plaza. The room was beautiful, quiet and the bed was super comfortable. All of the staff was friendly and helpful. My husband and I celebrated our anniversary and it was terrific.

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

dgmac54, Happy Anniversary! Thank you for celebrating you special day with us at the Raphael Hotel. We thank you for sharing your thoughts, and hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our weekend visit at the Raphael hotel. It has a cozy feel and the service was amazing. We loved having breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant that always had live jazz playing. And if you want to go to the Plaza, it is right across the street. My new fave place to stay in KC.

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

Leenyhoff, Thank you for being our guest at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts about your stay and your dining experience in Chaz as well. We hope to see you again in the near future. Remember our Music program outside on the patio (Friday and Saturdays) will soon begin in May! Hope to...

Kansas
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This hotel has so much charm and style! It was a great escape for us to celebrate my husband's birthday. We took advantage of both room service and going to dine at the Chaz. Both types of service were excellent. The walk-ability of the Country Club Plaza is an added bonus.

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

DaynaF9, Thank you for celebrating your husband's birthday with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate you sharing your thoughts on Chaz as well. We hope to see you on your birthday!

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I stay at this property several times a month. Bob (valet desk) is the best, make sure that you say hello to him. I often arrive late, the overnight team is great. Breakfast in the restaurant (Chaz) is well prepared and served at the pace you request.

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

smccrae2017, You are correct, BOB is the best! Thank you for recognizing him and for sharing your thoughts on the overnight crew. Thank you for being our Guest!

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I don't usually stay at places this "out high end" however I'm glad I did. The price was affordable and the front desk staff were professional and helpful. The room was extraordinary. The elevator is slow and small but this is a historic building so, slow down and enjoy the scenery. I am probably going to try the restaurant on...

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Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is one of the best hotels that I have ever stayed in. It is so beautiful and full of charm. From the Valet guys to the Front desk to the houskeepers, janitors, chefs and room service delivery staff, Everything at this hotel was awesome! The rooms are extremely comfortable and full of charm. The decor is soothing amazing and...

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

businesstraveler212, Thank you so much for all your generous comments about your recent stay with us, and so many of our Associates! We appreciate your efforts to share. We will look forward to your return....

Pleasant Hill, California
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This boutique property has been around a long time and just seems to get better. Comfortable beds, great linens and bathrobes, and fine toiletries in the rooms. Then there are a lot of nice little extras: newspaper in a bag hanging off the doorknob in the morning (wouldn't want you to have to bend down to pick up the paper,...

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

cwujdi, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit with us at the Raphael hotel. We appreciate all your comments regarding our Associates, and promise to share them with all. Thank you for being our guest, and we will look for forward to your return.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I stayed here in Jan for a short trip to visit my mother. The Raphael is in a great location off of the plaza. The food is very good and staff is incredibly friendly. Rooms are in good condition and very clean. Sleep quality great- bed is comfortable and blackout curtains = danger of oversleeping. Clock was off by 30...

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

Marjorie, Thank you for your efforts to provide your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate your input as well as your patronage, and hope to have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Reviewed 29 January 2017

The hotel is a gorgeous, luxurious old hotel with huge, well-kept rooms and wonderful amenities. The hotel has tons of character. The location is perfect, walking distance to many good restaurants. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

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Karyen C, Thank you for your generous survey and kind words about your stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate your time and efforts, as well as your patronage. We will look forward to your return.

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • 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: $302 - $563 (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
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kansas City
#1 Business Hotel in Kansas City
#2 Family Hotel in Kansas City
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“Ask for the Plaza View King Suite rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Woody1048, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The parking lot is directly accessible from the 2nd floor through a back door which makes getting in and out of the hotel very convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles DawnH794, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Plaza view”
 of 5 bubbles MCinKC, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with plaza view”
 of 5 bubbles dgmac54, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get an "05" room. 105, 205 etc.”
 of 5 bubbles smccrae2017, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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