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The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting for business. The hotel is a nice small boutique hotel that is conveniently located about a block away from premier restaurants and shopping downtown. The room was a great conversion of a historic building with a modern twist. I had a room on the ground floor and didn't experience any issues with noise or light intruding the...

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

spvincent033; Thank you for taking the time to share you thoughts about you recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We certainly appreciate your kind comments about the hotel as well as Chaz on the Plaza. We will look forward to your return!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an amazing stay at the Raphael over Christmas. It was clear that whoever cleaned our suite noticed the earplugs I had purchased to drown out the snoring of my suite mates, and left a set of Raphael earplugs in a cute case the next day. It's this kind of attention to detail that made staying at the Raphael a...

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Tam R, Thank you for your kind review, and thoughtful comments. We hope we will see you again soon. Our outdoor entertainment on the patios begins on May Fifth, on every Friday and Saturday evening. You might want to join us for a Spring or Summer evening...

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mr. Bill Carter, GM March 28, 2017 The Raphael Hotel & Chaz Restaurant 325 Ward Parkway, KCMO 64112 Dear Mr. Carter, What a joy to share with you and the entire Raphael crew we had another great weekend getaway at the beautiful and historic Raphael Hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed both nights of fine dining at The Chaz Restaurant. On each...

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Woody, Thank you for being our guest again at the Raphael Hotel, and Chaz on the Plaza. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience, and for mentioning so many of our Associates by name. We promise to share your review with all of them. We hope to see you back soon!

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This hotel has now become one of our favorites! It is absolutely beautiful and in the perfect location. The staff is exceptional and parking is easy and convenient. Our room had an issue which forced us to change rooms. The staff worked quickly to accommodate us, took ownership of the problem and were very generous in making things right. I...

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dawn, Thank you for sharing you recent experience with us a the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate you many kind comments and your efforts to share them. We will make certain to share them with the Associates you mentioned as well. Thank you for being our guest, and we hope to see you again soon!

Manitou Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This hotel was built in the 1920s as apartments. It has been fully converted and updated, with many of the original features preserved or restored. Elegant, lovely hotel, with no detail missed. I had a king suite with a large sitting room and separate bedroom. Immaculately clean. The Chaz Restaurant is classy with good food beautifully presented. This hotel was...

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Paul, Thank you for your very kind review. We appreciate your efforts as well as patronage! We hope to see you again soon.

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very nice property. Quint, historic and a lovely setting. A bit pricey for the quality of the rooms, but location can't be beat - just steps to the Plaza and all of the hustle and bustle there, or you can dine at Chaz on site and never leave the property.

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

MCinKC, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us at the Raphael Hotel. We appreciate your many kind comments. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

On our way home from an extended business trip, we decided to stay here, for some pampering and to regroup. We are so glad we did. We got a great deal on a room with a whirlpool tub. Everything was on point as usual. Customer service was awesome. Everything about the room was great, too. Always a good time.

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Tammy, We are so pleased you were able to stay with us at the Raphael Hotel, for an "unexpected stay"! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit with us. Please "plan" on a return trip soon...

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The property is absolutely beautiful and almost every aspect of our stay exceeded our expectations. We loved Joe--- the valet/bellman and our server in Chaz. Both were caring, engaging and went out of their way to make sure our needs were met. If I owned a property, I would want employees like them. Room and Restaurant It appears that most...

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

PeeJayonthego, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Thanks to your efforts, we have the opportunity to share all input with all of our Associates, as well as to provide attention to any situations that may require improvement. While we appreciate your many kind comments, we realize that there are parts...

Leoti, Kansas
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The Raphael always lives up to your expectations! Chaz is the place to be for after dinner drinks with some slow jazz in the background. Check was seamless and room impeccable. Everyone from the front desk staff to the bellboy are top notch.

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

CraigS Thank you for being our Guest, and for taking the time to share your experience. We truly appreciate your very kind thoughts, and promise to share them with all of our Associates. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A luxury hotel, and close enough to The Plaza that you can walk. It's also a short drive to downtown. It's a classy, charming, old building. The restaurant is also excellent, and makes an excellent steak!

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Bill C, General Manager at The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

aikijul, Thank you for being our guest at both the Raphael Hotel, and Chaz on the Plaza. We appreciate your kind comments as well as your patronage. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Raphael Hotel is an elegant, charming boutique accommodation modeled on the finest small European hotels. Readers of Travel+Leisure voted The Raphael Hotel one of the 2015 T+L 500 World's Best Hotels. With a combination of a significant historic landmark, vintage hospitality, and individualized service, this Kansas City luxury hotel delivers a unique destination experience in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri's famed Country Club Plaza.The hotel's signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, is noted for its intimate, romantic atmosphere and its distinct brand of modern, regional American cuisine. Menus offer a concise, yet diverse variety of appetizers, salads, soups, entrees and desserts. Signature items include fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits, and a hand-cut, wet-aged prime beef Kansas City strip steak that advances Kansas City's beef reputation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 325 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2111
Region: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Price Range: $307 - $548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 126
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Raphael Hotel Kansas City
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