Best Boutique Hotels in Kansas City

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    21C Museum Hotel Kansas City
    Kansas City, MO
    2.9 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    For boutique digs with an artsy flair, stay at the 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City. As its name implies, this property features an in-house art museum with rotating exhibits, as well as 120 eclectic guest rooms and suites with purple and beige decor and original artwork. Standard room amenities include Nespresso coffee makers, flat-screen TVs, MALIN + GOETZ toiletries and complimentary Wi-Fi access. What's more, guests have access to a 24-hour gym, a business center and The Savoy at 21c, an American restaurant once frequented by former President Harry S. Truman. If you're itching to explore Kansas City, Missouri, walk to can't-miss locales like the Arabia Steamboat Museum and the dining- and nightlife-centric Power & Light District. Most past visitors appreciated the property's funky vibe, though some bemoaned the limited elbow roomspace in their accommodations. Others lodgers had offered mixed opinions about the hotel's staff as well. While many former travelers praised the friendly and helpful employees, a few previous patrons said they encountered lackluster service in the restaurant.
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    Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection
    Kansas City, MO
    2.6 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Set inside the former Gate City National Bank building, the Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection balances iconic 1920s neoclassic architecture with modern amenities and stylish decor. Guests are greeted by expansive rooms appointed with contemporary accents like 37-inch flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, minifridges and minibars. What's more, the hotel sits within walking distance of cherished downtown attractions, including the Kansas City Power and Light District and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Apart from the elegant setting and close proximity to downtown shops and restaurants, previous visitors especially praised the cuisine at Reserve restaurant. What's more, thanks to its downtown location, you can reach many points of interest here easily. And since the hotel is now part of Marriott's Autograph Collection, Marriott Bonvoy members can collect and use points here.
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    The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection
    Kansas City, MO
    5.6 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection earns praise for its affordability, as well as its luxury. The hotel's location – just steps from Country Club Plaza – is another feather in its cap, according to recent guests. The Raphael's accommodations fit neatly into a converted brick apartment building, which was built in the 1920s. Past visitors said the hotel's charming atmosphere and convenient perch in Kansas City, Missouri, are reason alone to return. The upscale American cuisine at Chaz on the Plaza also comes highly rated, and it can be enjoyed either at a restaurant table or in the comforts of your private room (with 24-hour room service). Staying in your digs will be perfect for enjoying amenities like 300-thread-count sheets, a minicooler and complimentary wireless internet access. (Keep in mind that the accommodations are relatively small.) Because the Raphael is a part of the Marriott brand, members of the Marriott Bonvoy program can earn or apply accumulated points here for additional stay benefits.
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    Hotel Phillips Kansas City Curio Collection by Hilton
    Kansas City, MO
    2.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    If you're looking for a boutique hotel with a central downtown location, the Hotel Phillips in the Power & Light District might be just the choice for you. Guests enjoy the art deco decor and praise the staff members, describing them as both friendly and helpful. Spacious rooms include European-style beds, flat-screen televisions and complimentary Wi-Fi access. And since this hotel is pet-friendly, you don't have to leave the pup behind when you head out on your Kansas City trip. The on-site restaurant Tavernonna Italian Kitchen serves classic Italian cuisine daily. The hotel is also home to a coffee shop and a contemporary speakeasy. And bucks spent on-site can go even further, because Hotel Phillips is part of the Hilton Honors program.

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