10 Best Kansas City Hotels and Inns

Kansas City, Missouri, is well known for its delicious barbecue, its lively jazz scene, and the beautiful fountains all over the city. A historic city with beautiful architecture and plenty of stories, Kansas City is a great destination for a weekend getaway or a chance to explore someplace new. The inns and hotels of Kansas City cater to all needs, from a cozy room at a historic inn to a carriage house suite at a bed and breakfast to an ultra-modern room at a luxurious hotel located just steps away from all the food, nightlife, shopping, and entertainment the city has to offer. Here are the best romantic getaways in Kansas City. Photo: Tommy Brison/Fotolia


1.The Fontaine

The Fontaine


Just walking through the front doors of The Fontaine elicits feelings of sophisticated style and relaxed serenity. With modern, elegant suites featuring artistic velvet headboards, themes of soft blue and white, and luxurious bathrooms with both classic marble and modern stainless steel, the guest rooms at The Fontaine are comfortable and stylish. Amenities at The Fontaine include a rooftop pool, a trendy lounge, and a restaurant and bar, which feature a wide variety of food, cocktails, and other treats for guests to enjoy. This luxury hotel will provide an experience to guests that they are sure to remember for a lifetime.

901 W 48th Pl, Kansas City, MO 64112 Phone: 816-753-8800 Photo: The Fontaine


2.Inn at 425

Inn at 425


This inn was built in 1888 for a local judge and his wife, and in the years since has been meticulously kept and restored as a slice of history. Guests at the Inn at 425 can choose from three lovely guest rooms, each with their own private bathrooms, or a two-bedroom suite on the second floor of the carriage house, which features a private bathroom, sitting room, and kitchenette. All of the rooms feature unique touches from the house’s history, like the 1888 clawfoot tub in the Rose Room and the historical Victorian bedroom set in the Emeline Room. Each morning, guests can gather in the dining room or out in the garden for a delicious breakfast served by the kind and friendly innkeepers.

425 Gladstone Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64124, Phone: 816-483-8999 Photo: Inn at 425


3.Southmoreland on the Plaza

Southmoreland on the Plaza


The Southmoreland on the Plaza Urban Inn is located in a beautiful colonial-style mansion that was built in 1913, and located just steps away from the Country Club Plaza at the heart of Kansas City. The twelve unique guest rooms are each named after illustrious people who once called Kansas City home, and some of them feature Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, outdoor spaces, or porch swings. Guests can also enjoy the homelike experience of the inn, including fresh homemade cookies, board games in the common area, and a three-course breakfast each morning.

116 E 46th St, Kansas City, MO 64112, Phone: 816-531-7979 Photo: Southmoreland on the Plaza

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4.Heim Manor

Heim Manor


Heim Manor was once the home of the Heim brothers, a trio of men who ran an illustrious Kansas City brewing company at the turn of the 20th century. Each of the three guest rooms at Heim Manor can accommodate up to two people and are equipped with a comfortable queen or king-sized bed. These spacious rooms are simply and tastefully furnished with comfortable bedding and attractive decor, and guests can also enjoy the common areas, like the garden, sitting room, or front porch. The manor is a historic property, and is not suitable for guests under 16 and, due to the nature of the old house, is not ADA accessible.

328 Benton Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64124, Phone: 816-701-9028 Photo: Heim Manor

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5.The Secret Place

The Secret Place


Guests will experience an intimate, cozy setting at The Secret Place, which offers two lovely guest rooms for those staying there. The standard queen suite has an electric fireplace for warm cozy nights snuggled in the soft bed or while watching Netflix on the 60-inch TV. In the queen suite, there is also a separate sitting area and laundry services. Both rooms have a private bathroom with a walk-in shower, and include complimentary breakfast every morning at 8:30am. The Secret Place is located just a short walk or drive from central Kansas City and its many attractions.

1205 Michigan Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127, Phone: 816-701-9581 Photo: The Secret Place

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6.AC Hotels by Marriott Kansas City Westport

AC Hotels by Marriott Kansas City Westport



This stylish hotel, located in Kansas City’s Westport District, is the perfect location for guests who wish to explore the city and its many boutiques, restaurants, nightlife, and attractions. Rooms at the AC Hotels by Marriott offer all the comfort one would expect from this well-known chain, with spacious layouts and tasteful designs. Guests will appreciate the amenities offered, like the complimentary Wi-Fi, hotel lounge and bar, business meeting spaces, and fitness center. Rooms are sleek and comfortable, with private bathrooms, comfortable bedding, and options for king or queen-sized beds. The hotel’s restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and small plates for the evening as well as a variety of drinks.

560 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111, Phone: 816-931-0001 Photo: AC Hotels by Marriott Kansas City Westport

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7.The Raphael Hotel

The Raphael Hotel


At The Raphael, a luxurious boutique hotel in Kansas City, guests will enjoy the elegant surroundings and accommodations as well as the convenient location to many of Kansas City’s attractions. Guests can choose from rooms with a spacious king bed, suites with sitting and working areas and a choice between one king bed or two queen beds, a presidential suite with two bedrooms, and a business suite, which comes equipped with a workstation. The hotel’s amenities include a fitness center, an onsite bar and restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. On select nights, there is even live music performed in the hotel’s lounge. Things to Do in Kansas City

325 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112, Phone: 816-756-3800 Photo: The Raphael Hotel


8.InterContinental Kansas City At The Plaza

InterContinental Kansas City At The Plaza


Located just steps away from the shops, dining, and nightlife of downtown Kansas City, the InterContinental is a massive hotel that was recently remodeled in 2017, featuring all new rooms and amenities to give guests the best possible experience. Classic Rooms, executive rooms, and suites offer a wide variety of options for those staying at the InterContinental, including private balconies, sitting areas, and luxurious bathrooms. At the American Slang Modern Brasserie, located on the hotel’s premises, guests can enjoy a delicious plate of food, a refreshing cocktail, and a world-class dessert, all with a stunning view of the Country Club Plaza.

401 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112, Phone: 816-756-1500 Photo: InterContinental Kansas City At The Plaza


9.Ambassador Hotel

Ambassador Hotel


The Ambassador Hotel was built in 1920, and was once home to a large bank. The splendor of the building’s history is alive today in this boutique hotel, which features comfortable and elegant accommodations for guests as well as a complimentary shuttle to and from some of Kansas City’s biggest attractions within a 5-mile radius. All rooms, from a double queen all the way up to the Loft Suite, include complimentary Wi-Fi, spa amenities, and plush bedding and bathrobes. The hotel is nonsmoking and allows pets under 50 lbs. for a $50 fee.

1111 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106, Phone: 816-298-7700 Photo: Ambassador Hotel




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