Raphael Hotel Country Club Plaza

325 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City, MO US

Rating: 3 stars
Voted one of the World's Best Places to Stay by Cond?? Nast's Traveler, this one of a kind boutique hotel is patterned after Europe's finest small hotels. The Raffaello Hotel is designed to offer a uniquely Kansas City experience, combining the intimacy and charm of a locally significant landmark with highly individualized service. Originally constructed in 1927 as the Villa Serena Apartments, the building was transformed into the Raphael Hotel in 1975 following a renovation that faithfully preserved historically significant features while providing for the needs of contemporary travelers. The hotel features 88 suites and 35 guest rooms furnished in traditional styles. Amenities include room service, valet service, personal refrigerators with refreshment cabinets, two telephones, complimentary high-speed Internet, coffee makers, remote control cable television, granite sinks and vanities and state-of-the-art safes. Eighteen of the suites serve beautifully for corporate meetings and social groups of up to twelve people.

Room Information

Executive Standard
Spacious executive room with king bed, living area with pull-out sofa and workdesk amenities include: Plush Terry bathrobe, complimentary coffee and tea, stocked minibar, complimentary high speed internet access-data ports on all phones, two telephones, iron and ironing board, blow dryer and complimentary USA Today newspaper.
Plaza View Studio Suite
Charming spacious two room suite with a view of the Country Club Plaza. All rooms have two double beds and a separate living room with pullout sofa and work desk. Suite amenities include: Plush Terry bathrobes, complimentary coffee and tea, stocked minibar, refrigerator, complimentary high speed internet access-data ports on all phones, two telephones. iron and ironing board, blow dryer and complimentary USA Today newspaper.
Plaza View Two Room Suite
Charming spacious two room suite with a view of the Country Club Plaza. All rooms have one king bed and a separate living room with pullout sofa and work desk. Suite amenities include: Plush Terry bathrobes, complimentary coffee and tea, stocked minibar, refrigerator, complimentary high speed internet access-data ports on all phones, two telephones. iron and ironing board, blow dryer and complimentary USA Today newspaper.
Standard Plaza View
Standard room with view of the Country Club plaza, king bed and worktable. Amenities include: Plush Terry bathrobes, complimentary coffee and tea, stocked minibar, complimentary high speed internet access-data ports on all phones, iron and ironing board, blow dryer and complimentary USA Today newspaper.
Two Romm Suite Double
Spacious two room suite. All suites are unique and charming. Rooms have two full size beds in the bedroom, a bathroom and a separate living room with pullout sofa and workdesk. Suite amenities include: Plush Terry bathrobes, complimentary coffee and tea, stocked minibar, refrigerator, complimentary high speed internet access-data ports on all phones, two telephones, iron and ironing board, blow dryer and complimentary USA Today newspaper.
Two Romm Suite King
Spacious two room suite. All suites are unique and charming. Rooms have one king size bed in the bedroom, a bathroom and a separate living room with pullout sofa and workdesk. Suite amenities include: Plush Terry bathrobes, complimentary coffee and tea, stocked minibar, refrigerator, complimentary high speed internet access-data ports on all phones, two telephones, iron and ironing board, blow dryer and complimentary USA Today newspaper.
Two Romm Suite Partial Plaza View
Charming spacious two room suite with a western view of the Country Club Plaza. All rooms have two double beds and a separate living room with pullout sofa and work desk. Suite amenities include: Plush Terry Bathrobes, complimentary coffee and tea, stocked minibar, refrigerator. Complimentary high speed internet access-data ports on all phones, two telephones, iron and ironing board, blow dryer and complimentary USA Today newspaper.

Directions

Kansas City International Airport
Leaving KCI take the I-29 south - US-71 south ramp towards Kansas City. From I-29 south take the Us-169 south exit at number 28 towards Kansas City and follow the I-35 south - I-70 east exit towards Wichita and merge onto I-35 s. Take the southwest traffic way exit number 1a on the left. Travel along southwest traffic way for approximately 3 miles until it intersects with Roanoke Parkway. Turn left onto Roanoke Parkway and follow it onto 47th Street and follow 47th Street and turn right onto Broadway and it through the plaza and turn left onto Ward Parkway. The hotel entrance is immediately on the right.
Kansas City Downtown Airport
Take Highway 169 south over the Missouri River and into downtown Kansas City. Continue going straight through the metro on that very same street - it will name change to Broadway Blvd. Continue south as the street passes the convention center the rail yard and Penn Valley Park. You will continue across a bridge onto Ward Parkway. We are located right before the first set of lights on Ward Parkway on your left.

Restaurants

The Raphael Restaurant
Cuisine type - American Location - on property Our award-winning restaurant is considered the city's most refined hotel dining room. The Raphael Restaurant is widely known as one of the best locations and settings for individual business breakfast or luncheon meetings. The breakfast and luncheon menus offer a variety in menu choices appealing to all palate types. The dinner menu is changed weekly - a feature our repeat customers appreciate. Executive chef Peter Hahn designs a menu of creative continental cuisine. Entrees featuring fresh fish, Kansas City beef, pasta and of course our signature dish of New Zealand individual rack of lamb are typically among the choices offered on the weekly menu. The intimate seating in our 80-seat restaurant lends itself to the perfect setting for private business meals a cozy atmosphere when dining along and in repeatedly voted as Kansas City most romantic dinner restaurant.
Raphael Lounge
Cuisine type - American Location - on property The Raphael Lounge features Alan Stribling on the piano Thursday-Sunday evenings. In the past six years Alan has performed weekly for many repeat Kansas City locals as well as hotel guests. Alan's talents enhance the elegant and cozy atmosphere of The Raphael Lounge.

Area Attractions

Area Attractions
American Jazz Museum - 5.5 mi Ameristar Casino - 14 mi Brookside - 0 mi Country Club Plaza - 0 mi Crown Center-American Heartland Theatre - 0 mi Downtown - 5 mi Foley Theatre - 5 mi Harrahs Casino - 11 mi KC Zoo - IMAX - Starlight Theatre - 0 mi Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium - 7 mi Kansas City Royal Kauffman Stadium - 7 mi Kansas Speedway-Cabellas - 18 mi Kemper Arena - 5 mi Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art - 1 mi Midland Theatre - 5 mi Negre Baseball Leagues Museum - 5.5 mi Nelson Atkins Museum of Art - 0.7 mi Oak Park Mall - 11 mi Powell Gardens - 38 mi Science City - Union Station - 3.5 mi Towne Center - 0 mi Unity Temple on the Plaza - 0 mi Westport - 0 mi Worlds of Fun - Oceans of Fun - 14 mi Zona Rosa - 18 mi Rockhurst University - 1.2 mi University Temple on the Plaza - 0.5 mi University of Missouri at Kansas City - 6 mi Kansas City Downtown Convention Center - 6 mi St. Luke's Hospital - 1 mi

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Rooms - 18
-Largest seating capacity - 12 -Smallest seating capacity - 12

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    Amenities

  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Business Center
  • Coffee Maker in Room
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Handicapped Rooms/Facilities
  • Express Checkout
  • Free Parking
  • Hairdryers Available
  • Mini Bar
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Free Newspaper
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Television with Cable
  • Laundry/Valet Services
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Last Updated: September 26, 2015
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