$199 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 27, 2014 Check-out: Dec 28, 2014

The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

4 stars
325 Ward Parkway, 325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
20 reviews
Great hotel

Gracious living at its best! Food at restaurant and room service was great! Personal professional... See full review

  • Raslad
  • Apr 25, 2014
Great for weekend trip to Plaza

The room was clean, well-appointed, and the location was excellent for a weekend on the Plaza. See full review

  • F'ville Biz Traveler
  • Jun 2, 2014
Modern Kansas City hotel with restaurant and boutique style
The Raphael Hotel Autograph Collection puts guests right next door to Country Club Plaza, Kansas City's premier district for shopping, dining and entertainment. In addition to a prime location, guests find modern style which blends historic with contemporary. Spacious rooms, fine dining and free wireless Internet access are just part of what is on offer at this premiere Kansas City hotel. In addition, Raphael Hotel Autograph Collection guests have access to the onsite fitness center.
3 Reasons to Stay:
  • Perfect location for enjoying shopping, dining and entertainment in Kansas City Country Club Plaza
  • Personal service and boutique ambience
  • American cuisine and live music at charming onsite restaurant
The Raphael Hotel Autograph Collection Rooms
The Raphael Hotel Autograph Collection provides top quality, comfortable suites that offer a selection of elegant furnishings and contemporary technology. Enjoy quality bedding and hi-tech extras such iPad docking stations and free wireless Internet access. 24-hour room service is also available to all Raphael Hotel Autograph Collection guests.
Things to Do:
  • Country Club Plaza (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Historic Westport (1.9 mi/3.1 km)
  • Kansas City Power and Light district (4.3 mi/6.9 km) 
  • Kansas City Downtown Airport (7.9 mi/12.7 km)
  • Kansas City International Airport (25.3 mi/40.7 km)

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Sauna
Tennis
Steam bath
Horseback riding
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express checkout
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Outlet adapters
Turndown service
Cribs available
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Iron
Ironing board
Bath tub
Wet bar

Nearby points of interest

  • Loose Park Rose Garden: 0.4 mi
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.9 mi
  • Toy and Miniature Museum: 0.9 mi
  • The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden: 1 mi
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: 1 mi
  • Westport: 1.5 mi
  • The Money Museum: 2.7 mi
  • Kaleidoscope: 3.1 mi
  • Coterie Theatre: 3.2 mi
  • National World War I Museum: 3.2 mi
  • Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium: 3.2 mi
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center: 3.3 mi
  • Union Station: 3.5 mi
  • Kemper Arena: 3.7 mi
  • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts: 3.9 mi
  • Loose Park Rose Garden: 0.4 mi
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.9 mi
  • Toy and Miniature Museum: 0.9 mi
  • The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden: 1 mi
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: 1 mi
  • Westport: 1.5 mi
  • The Money Museum: 2.7 mi
  • Kaleidoscope: 3.1 mi
  • Coterie Theatre: 3.2 mi
  • National World War I Museum: 3.2 mi
  • Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium: 3.2 mi
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center: 3.3 mi
  • Union Station: 3.5 mi
  • Kemper Arena: 3.7 mi
  • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts: 3.9 mi
  • American Jazz Museum: 4.1 mi
  • Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: 4.1 mi
  • The College Basketball Experience: 4.2 mi
  • Sprint Center: 4.3 mi
  • The Midland by AMC: 4.3 mi
  • Kansas City Zoo: 4.3 mi
  • Kansas City Public Library: 4.5 mi
  • The Steamboat Arabia Museum: 5 mi
  • Airline History Museum: 5.6 mi
  • Arrowhead Stadium: 6.2 mi
  • Kauffman Stadium: 6.4 mi
  • Missouri Town 1855: 7.2 mi
  • Ameristar Casino Kansas City: 9.9 mi
  • Worlds Of Fun: 11.2 mi

Dining

Chaz on the Plaza
Our Kansas City Plaza restaurant's charming atmosphere is enhanced by modern American cuisine & live music performed six nights a week. Menus at the hotel's Chaz Restaurant in Kansas City reflect regional bounty & the culinary team's creativity.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (20)

Ratings and reviews for The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
20 out of 20
Amenities:
4.4
Room cleanliness:
4.9
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.9
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.4

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
F'ville Biz Traveler
Business
Fayetteville, AR
Jun 2, 2014

Great for weekend trip to Plaza

The room was clean, well-appointed, and the location was excellent for a weekend on the Plaza.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Raslad
Business
Hays, KS
Apr 25, 2014

Great hotel

Gracious living at its best! Food at restaurant and room service was great! Personal professional attention from checkin to checkout . Great place to go to recharge!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
CyBuhari
Business
Stockton, CA
Nov 26, 2013

Great place to stay in KC

The hotel was very clean and has an excellent staff. The hotel bar and restaurant "Chaz," is very nice with good food and drinks. They have a nice live band there over the weekend. I would stay here again if I am ever back in Kansas City.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
M4Daddy
Business
Wamego, KS
Mar 26, 2013

Great couples getaway

We stayed in the presidential suite, which was superb! Only wish was that it was on a higher floor and that our view was of the plaza and not the back of the hotel. Need more underground parking!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
MJFix
Business
Iowa
Nov 30, 2012

Perfect

We love The Raphael and this was our second stay this year.It is lovely,intimate and feels like staying in a beautiful home with friends.Will definitely return whenever we are in KC.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

Breakfast at EggsTC on Main is convenient,delicious,and so reasonably priced.

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hawseville Babe
Business
Winter Park, Fl
Sep 7, 2012

Wonderful experience

This is the only hotel I consider when in Kansas City.I

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Country Club Plaza with high end shopping is in walking distance as is the Capital Grill.

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
GTM in Chicago
Business
Chicago
Aug 29, 2012

Perfect

From check in to check out, the staff was amazing, the hotel comfortable, and the room well maintained. Free wifi and parking, so a much better deal than the hotel across the street.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
GTM in Chicago
Business
Chicago
Aug 29, 2012

Perfect.

Perfect from start to finish..... Great room, friendly staff. We will stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Saint Darren
Business
Topeka, KS
May 15, 2011

The Kansas City Raphael Review

I recently took a business trip where I assisted a person with disabilities while he was on his vacation. We booked our hotel rooms with [...]. I do alot of business travel arangements throughout the year... [...]makes everything easier for me. Service at the hotel was great, staff & valet were very helpful with everything from type of room selection for persons with handicaps to vehicle and parking management. The scalpeling draping the entire front of the building was not visually pleasing, but the interior elegance and the great service made it hardly noticeable. We did a lot of sight-seeing and visited numerous hobby shops. Overrall it was a grand experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The entire Plasa shopping, dining & entertainments was just a short walk from the hotel

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Review of The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Longboat Key, FL
Apr 6, 2011

A Boutique Option

This is an alternative to the Intercontinental across the street. Small and quiet, with a better restaurant. Good for business travelers and couples. No pool. Formerly an apartment building, so room sizes and configurations vary, but rooms have all been updated to first class standards.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

On the notable Country Club Plaza.

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