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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection places you next to Country Club Plaza and within a 10-minute stroll of other popular attractions like Loose Park. This 4-star hotel has 126 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and University of Missouri-Kansas City are also nearby.

Dining

This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. Full breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Rooms

All 126 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, refrigerators, and minibars. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Other amenities include coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes.

Property features

Guests staying at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection enjoy a nightclub, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Free valet and self parking are available, and there's also limo/town car service. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this historic hotel include 2 meeting rooms, conference space, and a 24-hour business center.

Highlights

  • Steps from Country Club Plaza
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

325 Ward Pkwy Kansas City MO 64112

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

From its charming location on a tree-lined boulevard on the South bank of Brush Creek water parkway, this boutique style Raphael Hotel offers guests convenient access to shopping, restaurants, and entertainment, including carriage rides on the Plaza. This converted 1927 apartment building has an intimate, neighborhood-like atmosphere. Enjoy a city view during breakfast, lunch or dinner from the hotel's signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, which offers a bar, happy hour, a children's menu, weekend Jazz Brunch Saturday and Sunday, and features live music nightly. The 24-hour business center is available for photocopying and faxing services, and offers computer access. Meeting/conference rooms, luggage storage, 24-hour room service, and complimentary wireless Internet access are available. The hotel also offers wedding services.

Valet parking:

Complimentary valet parking.

Self parking:

Complimentary.

  • Computer station 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Express check-in 
  • Total number of rooms - 126 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Nightclub 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 651 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 60 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • DVD player 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

Chaz on the Plaza - Chaz on the Plaza is a comfortable Kansas City, Missouri restaurant offering a relaxing yet dynamic place serving modern, regional American cuisine for guests to enjoy a classic cocktail or sample a boutique regional wine.

Chaz Lounge - Guests can enjoy live jazz, R&B and pop music in the lounge every night and at Weekend Jazz Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 2 PM. Live music is performed on the courtyard terrace on Fridays and Saturdays from 4 PM to 7 PM, May through September, weather permitting.

Entertainment

Chaz Lounge features classical, jazz, blues and contemporary music. Guests can enjoy live jazz music in the evenings from Tuesday to Sunday. Enjoy live jazz music performed in a variety of idioms at the Weekend Jazz Brunch every evening and from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Nearby Things to Do

The Plaza Tennis Center three blocks away includes 14 outdoor lighted courts, a pro shop, café, and locker rooms. A day spa in the Plaza provides health and beauty services (surcharges). Located 1.5 blocks south of the hotel is 75-acre Loose Memorial Park, which has a scenic walking path.

The recreational activities listed below are available near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service dogs are allowed

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Raphael Autograph Collection
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  • Raphael Hotel
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  • The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection Hotel Kansas City
  • Raphael Hotel Kansas City

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection is listed in the 2015 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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