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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has now become one of our favorites! It is absolutely beautiful and in the perfect location. The staff is exceptional and parking is easy and convenient. Our room had an issue which forced us to change rooms. The staff worked quickly to accommodate us, took ownership of the problem and were very generous in making things right. I...

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

Dawn, Thank you for sharing you recent experience with us a the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate you many kind comments and your efforts to share them. We will make certain to share them with the Associates you mentioned as well. Thank you for being our guest, and we hope to see you again soon!

Manitou Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was built in the 1920s as apartments. It has been fully converted and updated, with many of the original features preserved or restored. Elegant, lovely hotel, with no detail missed. I had a king suite with a large sitting room and separate bedroom. Immaculately clean. The Chaz Restaurant is classy with good food beautifully presented. This hotel was...

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

Paul, Thank you for your very kind review. We appreciate your efforts as well as patronage! We hope to see you again soon.

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice property. Quint, historic and a lovely setting. A bit pricey for the quality of the rooms, but location can't be beat - just steps to the Plaza and all of the hustle and bustle there, or you can dine at Chaz on site and never leave the property.

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

MCinKC, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate your many kind comments. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way home from an extended business trip, we decided to stay here, for some pampering and to regroup. We are so glad we did. We got a great deal on a room with a whirlpool tub. Everything was on point as usual. Customer service was awesome. Everything about the room was great, too. Always a good time.

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

Tammy, We are so pleased you were able to stay with us at the Raphael Hotel, for an "unexpected stay"! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit with us. Please "plan" on a return trip soon...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The property is absolutely beautiful and almost every aspect of our stay exceeded our expectations. We loved Joe--- the valet/bellman and our server in Chaz. Both were caring, engaging and went out of their way to make sure our needs were met. If I owned a property, I would want employees like them. Room and Restaurant It appears that most...

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

PeeJayonthego, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Thanks to your efforts, we have the opportunity to share all input with all of our Associates, as well as to provide attention to any situations that may require improvement. While we appreciate your many kind comments, we realize that there are parts...

Leoti, Kansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Raphael always lives up to your expectations! Chaz is the place to be for after dinner drinks with some slow jazz in the background. Check was seamless and room impeccable. Everyone from the front desk staff to the bellboy are top notch.

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

CraigS Thank you for being our Guest, and for taking the time to share your experience. We truly appreciate your very kind thoughts, and promise to share them with all of our Associates. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A luxury hotel, and close enough to The Plaza that you can walk. It's also a short drive to downtown. It's a classy, charming, old building. The restaurant is also excellent, and makes an excellent steak!

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

aikijul, Thank you for being our guest at both the Raphael Hotel, and Chaz on the Plaza. We appreciate your kind comments as well as your patronage. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is easily a Ritz/Four Seasons quality KC option, offering superb platinum recognition. Christina at the front desk was great, offering an upgrade, and the valet team is top-shelf. The free breakfast is awesome in the quirky little jazz lounge/restaurant that offers up talented musicians every night. After staying at so many hotels with no soul and employees just checking...

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David, Thank you so much for your very kind review! We really appreciate your efforts to share your thoughts and your recent experience as our guest. We will make certain to share them with Christina and all of our Associates. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again soon....

Olathe, KS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I wanted a weekend away here in Kansas City. Christina set us up with the arrangements of our room just like I wanted and more!! Consummate service and did everything promised. This place is run professionally. Another note. Their weekend breakfast is to die for and Sam the server that day was as good as can be...

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

kmancubfan, First, thank you for being a Marriott Platinum Lifetime Member, and for choosing the Raphael Hotel for your weekend away! We certainly appreciate your kind comments and specifically recognizing two of our Associates! We will make certain they are aware of your praise for them. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts, and we hope to...

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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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...

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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: ₹ 14,400 - ₹ 27,098 (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 Business Hotel in Kansas City
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kansas City
#2 Family Hotel in Kansas City
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“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”
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“Get an "05" room. 105, 205 etc.”
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“Even numbers face the Plaza, and the christmas ligjts were still on!!!”
 of 5 bubbles MarciaLHansen, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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