Weddings in Kansas City - The Raphael Hotel, A Unique Choice
Since its 1975 opening, the historic Raphael Hotel has been a favorite destination for marriage proposals, romantic escapes, honeymoons and anniversaries. But with the addition of elegant banquet facilities, the hotel is gaining cachet as one of the premier wedding sites Kansas City has to offer for stylish, upper tier receptions, rehearsal dinners, intimate ceremonies, reception dinners and bridal brunches. The landmark Country Club Plaza hotel is also ideal for bachelorette weekends.
Plaza View Room -
This elegantly-appointed room affords romantic views of the Country Club Plaza and Brush Creek Water Parkway. It accommodates up to 40 for dinner or 49 for reception. Food service distinguishes The Raphael Hotel from every other wedding venue Kansas City wedding planners may choose. Menus are created and served by an excellent culinary team led by acclaimed executive chef, Charles d'Ablaing.
Chaz on the Plaza -
The hotel's signature restaurant is also available for hosting rehearsal dinners, receptions and wedding ceremonies. From decor to cuisine to music, Chaz on the Plaza stands out as a unique Kansas City dining destination. Chaz accommodates up to 85 for dinner, 125 for reception. Chaz is rated by TripAdvisor reviewers as one of Kansas City's top 5 restaurants. Chaz is well regarded for its distinct style of regional American cuisine influenced by Chef d'Ablaing's southern roots and ethnic influences. Chaz, also noted for its wine list, is a recipient of a 2013 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
Guest Accommodations -
Guests attending a wedding related event will experience legendary luxury in elegant, beautifully appointed accommodations adjacent to Kansas City's famed Country Club Plaza. As the region's only hotel named to Travel+Leisure magazine's world's best hotels list, The Raphael carries a reputation unmatched among wedding venues in Kansas City. Guests receive complimentary valet parking, high-speed Internet access, and use of an on-site fitness room equipped with state-of-the-art aerobic and resistance equipment. In-room dining is available 24 hours a day. Marriott Rewards members receive rewards for their stay at Kansas City's iconic historic affiliate of Marriott's Autograph Collection of independent hotels. Fascinating Kansas City experiences within ten minutes of the hotel include shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural attractions.