Sitting on Missouri's western edge, Kansas City is known for its barbecue, jazz heritage, fountains, and food. Weather you travelling to Kansas with family, your partner, or alone you will find Kansas City has something to offer for everyone. Some of the major attractions in Kansas include the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, LEGOLAND, Arabia Steamboat Museum, and Union Station. Here are some of the top luxury hotels where you can stay to make your trip more comfortable during your visit to Kansas City.
Located in downtown Kansas City, 21c Museum Hotel is within walking distance from River Market, steamboat museum, Municipal Auditorium, and Sprint Center. The hotel building was an old brick structure from the late 19th century before being remodeled in 2018. The hotel still retains some of the art glass, staircases, and doors from the original structure which creates the perfect balance between contemporary and retro design.
There is a fitness center at the base of the central lightwell that stays open all day long. Other hotel amenities include an on-site restaurant and bar, room services, laundry, and high-speed internet.
The hotel has 120 guest rooms including 19 suites that boast soft golden and champagne colors. All the guest rooms have large windows that frame the city views, long blackout curtains, long purple-colored sofas, padded hangers, and bedside books. The bathrooms have large ceramic basins with plenty of counter space, well-lit vanity mirrors, walk-in showers, and plush robes and towels.
The onsite hotel, The Savoy is run by Chef Joe West who is famous for his classic American menu with some of the standouts being steak Diane, lobster Newburg, prime rib, zingy Key lime pie, and baked Alaska.
Located just across the street from Country Club Plaza, the Raphael Hotel sits in the most vibrant neighborhood of Kansas City. It is within walking distance from Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, known for its neoclassical architecture and extensive collection of Asian art.
Famous for its Italian Renaissance architecture, the Raphael Hotel originally served as an apartment building in the early 1900s. The hotel lobby boasts an ornate metallic gold-leaf ceiling and marble flooring that has been a part of the building since the building’s creation.
The fitness center has state-of-the-art cardio and weightlifting equipment and stays open all day long. Other hotel amenities include a business center, an onsite bar and hotel, room service, laundry, and super high-speed Wifi.
There are 126 guest rooms in total that boast a classic European interior with mahogany furniture, plush beds, and sofas. All the rooms feature a work desk, mini-fridge, iPod docking station, and pillowtop mattresses. The bathrooms have marble floors, carved granite vanities, and walk-in showers.
Located on the southern end of Kansas City, the Fontaine hotel is just a few miles away from the Power & Light District, Sprint Center, and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. It is surrounded by tons of shops, eateries, and shopping malls.
The moment you step into the hotel lobby you see a massive portrait of a Renaissance-era noblewoman that is lit perfectly with natural and artificial light. The brown, grey, and bronze architecture in the lobby adds a very professional feel to the place.
The hotel has an outdoor barside pool which is the perfect place to relax after a long day's work. You can also head to the spa to get a massage or skin treatments or workout at the fitness center that stays open 24/7. Other hotel amenities include room service, on-site bar and restaurant, laundry, and Wifi.
The guest rooms boast charcoal and cream colors with blue accents. The king-sized beds have enormous headboards that cover the entire bedside wall. Other room amenities include fridges, coffee makers, and safes. The bathrooms have large shower heads, marble vanities, and walk-in showers.
Located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, the Hilton President hotel is the best place to set base if you are planning to explore major city attractions. The elegantly designed hotel building has an even more elegant and impressive interior with slightly arched ceilings, luxury chandeliers, and oak wood doors.
Hotel amenities include a business center equipped with the latest PCs and super-fast internet to help you get your work done without any worries. There is also an onsite restaurant and a Walnut room where you can go in the morning to have breakfast.
There are 200 guest rooms in total that are designed to make you feel like you are in a secluded space, away from the noisy city life even though you're in the liveliest part of town. Large windows are covered with blackout curtains that turn the room dark even in broad daylight. All the rooms feature smart TV with complimentary HBO, coffee makers, and Hilton Serenity beds.
Located in the Riverside, Kansas City, Argosy Casino Hotel and Spa is within walking distance of Hallmark Visitors Center and Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. The hotel courtyard boasts a massive fountain in the center that is designed to light up during the night and makes for a beautiful sight.
Hotel amenities include free parking, a state-of-the-art business center, an on-site restaurant and bar, a full-service spa, a fitness center, and free wifi.
The rooms are very comfortable and spacious and feature 42-inch flat-screen TVs, pillow-top beds, work desks, large windows, and plush sofas. The bathrooms have rainfall showerheads, marble top vanities, backlit mirrors, and plenty of counter space.
For lunch or dinner, you can head to the restaurant's wood-fired steakhouse or go to the in-house Mediterranean-themed buffet.