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“Perfect Location!” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Holiday Inn Aladdin
Ranked #46 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Perfect Location!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

This was a great place to stay to attend a convention at the convention center (directly across the street!!!) Close to the Power & Light district for night life, and a GREAT grocery store that provided Everything you could ever want! As for the hotel itself, the Staff was WONDERFUL, the room was very clean and the bed was comfortable!!! We had an amazing time, and would definitely stay there again!

Room Tip: We had a king size bed and the decor was FUN!
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank sweetpea92
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mgangle, Manager at Holiday Inn Aladdin, responded to this review, 5 June 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are always pleased to receive guests comments about our hotel. As you stated we are within walking distance to the Power & Light District, and are always happy to be a part of the events that occur in the downtown every throughout the year. We at the Aladdin look forward to having the opportunity to serve you on your next visit to Kansas City.

Have a wonderful week,

Regards,

Shara Smith-Williams
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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90 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

The Aladdin is in a great location, walking distance from the Power & Light District. It's also only a couple of blocks from a ridiculously good grocery store (all kinds salads, sandwiches, coffees, bakery items, etc) where we grabbed breakfast and snacks.

The hotel has a good little bar upstairs to open.. or close.. the night! Rooms are very small but well-appointed and decorated in a very art-deco decor. We had a terrible view (odd numbered rooms) but didn't care much since we weren't in our room much.

There's a parking garage across the street where you can park your car (for about $12/day) if you wind up walking everywhere. Otherwise, you can valet at the hotel for $16/day with unlimited in and out privileges. It is not included in the price of your room.

Bonuses: Free WiFi in your room and free champagne in the lobby until 10 p.m.!

Room Tip: Odd numbered rooms seem to have a really bad view.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank newsformaggie
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mgangle, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Aladdin, responded to this review, 5 April 2012
Thank you for such a wonderful review!! We are so happy that your were able to enjoy your stay with us. We work hard to make sure that each guests has a memorable and enjoyable experience when traveling to our great city. We look forward to getting the chance to see you again in the future.

Regards,

Shara Smith-Williams
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2012

The 3.5 star downtown hotel being sold on Hotwire is this one. This is in no way a 3.5 star hotel and Hotwire is scamming people. The hotel feels like a rundown motel 6, does not I repeat not offer parking (you have to fight for a spot on your own in a nearby publIc parking lot), there is no security, and bums rummage through room service leftovers in the hallways (this is no joke). The rooms are tiny and kind of dirty for a hotel rated 3.5 stars. This is about a 1.5 - 2.0 star hotel in a decent location close to the P@L district.

  • Stayed March 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Tweather
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mgangle, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Aladdin, responded to this review, 29 March 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It was unfortunate that you appear to have had a stay that was not to your liking. I want to alleviate any concerns that you, or anyone reading this review, may have about about our stance on safety and cleanliness.
First we do indeed have security on-sight at night, as well as a Manager on duty 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Between the two positions each floor of the hotel is checked every hour and this record is kept on sight.
Secondly we are a nationally registered historic building that went through a multi-milliion dollar renovation before opening in it's current re-incarnation as the HI Aladdin. As seen in some of our other reviews our hotel has kept the charm of the original structures, like our marble lobby floors, while being able to create a modern, art deco style in our rooms. Since our hotel is an original, historic building our rooms are admittedly quaint, however our team takes pride in keeping up a clean and modern environment.
And last, as with ALL hotels in the downtown KC market we do charge for Valet parking, we are happy to say that our valet cost is less than any of our competitors right now. If Valet parking does not work for a guests we also give information concerning the cost of the closest public parking garage, which is right across the street from our hotel.
We want to again thank you for the review, we take all information to heart and use it to improve our services. I would love to have the opportunity to get a better understanding of what happened with your experience. Please contact me at the number provided below. Have a good day

Shara Smith-Williams
816-421-8888
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Columbia, MO
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

Can't beat this location especially for the price! Hotel has nice entryway, offered a glass of champagne at check in. Rooms are small but nicely appointed. Bathroom is small but clean.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank dolphin722
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mgangle, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Aladdin, responded to this review, 20 March 2012
Thank you for the review of our hotel. We are always happy to get the opportunity to be a part of our guests trip to Kansas City. As a nationally registered hotel we are proud of the care our team has taken to make our quaint boutique home away from home for our guests. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip.

Regards,

Shara Smith-Williams
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Fairland, Oklahoma, United States
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258 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

I would rate this hotel a little higher if the caulking in the bathtub had been maintained. Besides the noise from the Drake crowd coming home the hotel was well above average. Beginning with Rachel at the front desk who was very professional and helpful this stay was great and the location was perfect for walking the P&L district. The rooms were older and smaller but kept to a good standard. My suggestion would be to have the maintenance department fix the caulking in the tub of rm 308 and I would rate this stay at a 4 star rather than a three. Great job Rachel! Thanks.

  • Stayed March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Kelly B
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mgangle, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Aladdin, responded to this review, 20 March 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I have passed your wonderful comments on to Rachel and her peers, who want to express their appreciation to all of our wonderful guests. I have also taken the time to speak with the Engineering director about your concerns in the bathroom and they have taken care of this situation. We appreciate all feedback and cannot wait to get the chance to wow you on your next stay in Kansas City. Have a wonderful day.
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Aladdin

Property: Holiday Inn Aladdin
Address: 1215 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO 64105-1621 (Formerly Citi Centre Plaza Hotel & Aladdin)
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Region: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
Price range (per night): ₹ 10,240 - ₹ 19,524
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn Aladdin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 193
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this KC landmark has had an extensive historic preservation bringing back the original art deco ambiance with a vintage hip approach for a fresh look at yesterday. The Aladdin Holiday Inn Hotel is located in the heart of the downtown convention, business, financial and entertainment districts, and is connected to the KC Convention Center and Marriott. The Aladdin is also three blocks from the Sprint Center. We look forward to Welcoming you with a glass of champagne! ... more   less 
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