The Raphael Hotel

The Raphael Hotel

Hotel, Resort, and Financial or Legal Service
325 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112, United States
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  • Mon–Sun
    • 24 Hours
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)

Voted one of the world's best places to stay by readers of Travel+Leisure, The Raphael is an elegant and charming boutique hotel patterned after the finest small hotels of Europe. The hotel originally opened in 1928 as a luxury apartment hotel on what would become Kansas City&#... (See all)


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  • free Wifi
  • wine
  • crab cakes
  • scenic views
  • happy hour
  • pork belly
  • BBQ pork
  • architecture
  • jazz music
  • nachos
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  • brunch food
  • room service
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  • friendly staff
  • Hotel WiFi Test

    Free WiFi at this place is really fast (as of March 3, 2014) Read more

    Hotel WiFi Test · April 8, 2014
  • Naomi H.

    Brad at the front desk is brilliant !!!

    Naomi H · January 27, 2014
  • Chaz o.

    Chaz has a new weekend jazz brunch and an introductory BOGO. Click link to view

    Chaz on the Plaza · November 20, 2013
  • rKS

    The showers are probably..... maybe the best on the planet. Toilets are outstanding as well, however I was a bit miffed there is no bidet. 🚿🚽 💵💵💵💵

    rKS · September 28, 2013
  • Snooply 5.

    This hotel is exquisite with very friendly staff. Terrific area for walking/running .

    Snooply 57 · August 10, 2013
  • Frederick S.

    Very awesome rooms, huge and the bath is bigger than my room. We had a really great stay here.

    Frederick Simpson · March 20, 2013
  • Cooper's Hawk

    Join us for happy hour, Mon-Fri, 3-6pm! 45 wines by the glass for $5 and $6.99 apps, including our Asian BBQ Pork Belly Nachos, Nation's Restaurant News 2013 Menu TrendSetter! 4686 Broadway Street. Read more

    Cooper's Hawk · March 11, 2013
  • Miguel D.

    Complimentary Valet! This place is AWESOME!!

    Miguel De Leon · January 10, 2013
  • Kansas City

    2012 Visitors' Choice Award Winner for Favorite Hotel (less than 300 rooms)

    Kansas City · October 17, 2012
  • Kansas City

    Voted one of the World's Best Places to Stay by Travel+Leisure, this one of a kind boutique hotel is patterned after Europe's fine small hotels.

    Kansas City · September 28, 2012
  • Reid F.

    Awesome hotel, worthy of 5 stars. Best of Kansas City by far.

    Reid Fishler · July 27, 2012
  • Isaac B.

    You have to eat at The Chaz! Wonderful service and delicious food! Get the crab cakes

    Isaac Barker · June 3, 2012
  • PreservationNation

    The Raphael is the city’s best example of Italian Renaissance Revival-style architecture, designed to harmonize with the Spanish flavor of the adjacent Country Club Plaza.

    PreservationNation · April 22, 2012
  • Charles B.

    awesome, re-furbished, classic hotel in the heart of KC. great place to stay if you have meetings in the surrounding KC area and only a 30 min drive from the airport. great service.

    Charles B · April 18, 2012
  • Steve T.

    Great botique hotel. Primo location on the plaza. Service outstanding. Part of the Marriott Autograph Collection.

    Steve Talbott · April 18, 2011
  • Stephanie S.

    Dbl check your reservation...if you ask for a suite, make sure you get one!

    Stephanie Shirley · January 15, 2011
  • John B.

    Room service is great!!!

    John Brant · May 20, 2010

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