Raphael Hotel Recognized by Forbes Travel Guide, U.S. News Travel, Conde Nast Traveler












   For the fifth consecutive year, The Raphael on the Plaza has been named a four-star hotel by Forbes Travel Guide. The Raphael is the only hotel in Kansas City recognized and also received a tip of the hat to the hotel’s signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza.

  With more than 500 objective criteria and emphasis on service and 59 years running,  the Forbes Travel Guide list is a certified "best of the best." An anonymous Forbes Travel Guide inspector says the five best things about The Raphael are its historic boutique hotel, location, Chaz on the Plaza, comfortable, pretty beds and spacious rooms.

U.S. News & World Report also recognized The Raphael Hotel’s excellence, ranking it in the top 10 percent of luxury hotels in the United States. U.S. News & World Report analyzes more than 5,000 hotels in the U.S., Caribbean, Mexico, Canada and Europe and ranks with travel experts, guest reviews and hotel class ratings in mind.

  The Raphael was also ranked a top hotel in the Midwest on Conde Nast Traveler's Readers’ Choice Awards 2016. The Raphael was ranked ninth, and the Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza was ranked fourth.


325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 756-3800. For more information visit raphaelkc.com.