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Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection
Ranked #11 of 109 Hotels in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I've never written a review on a place either good or bad. But this place was amazing! From speaking to Ellen (front counter). I had booked it through Expedia and had some technical issues stating it could not book. I called to book directly with Ambassador and they would honor the rate online. Apparently, Expedia had charged me already and Ellen made me aware of that.

The room was phenomenal! The interior decorator did an awesome job. It was very so much our taste, color, and décor.

Great complimentary driver to anywhere within a certain distance. Patrick was our driver and he got lucky and had him drive us around to a couple of locations within the night back to back.

The stay was so great that we woke up 30 mins before we had to check out and we were able to extend to a late check out.

We later had lunch at the Reserve/Bar. We had the server/bartender (Celia) to ourselves and she was wonderful. Great, Great service!

Last but not least, we left a pillow in the room and by the time we got to it the case was already sent to be cleaned. Brenda was able to retrieve it the next couple of days and sent it back to us!

I could not say more. We will not stay anywhere else when we visit Kansas City again.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2014

Thank you for taking time to write your review, I happy that your stay was so memorable that you posted for the first time! We have a wonderful team that truly cares about our guests and the experience they have each time they visit. I hope you will return again some day and thank you again for such an outstanding review

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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Always enjoy staying at the Ambassador. Spacious, clean rooms with the best amenities. Friendly staff and excellent food. Very convenient and friendly transportation to business appointments and dining options. Always a welcoming place to stay!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled on business
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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2014

Thank you for your kind words about our hotel. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and I will share your comments with our team. I hope we see you again soon!

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

We love everything about this hotel! Such an attentive staff, large and beautifully appointed rooms, car service, and a terrific bar. We haven't tried the restaurant yet, but we have enjoyed the bar. We've stayed at all of the downtown KC hotels in the past, and this one is our favorite by far. We've stayed four times and would happily recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Tracey G
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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

We are honored to know that we are your favorite hotel in downtown KC. Our staff takes great pride in providing attentive service for all of our guests. I hope you are able to try Reserve the next time you visit, we have a very talented culinary team and I am sure you will enjoy the restaurant as much as the hotel. Thank you for posting your review and I hope to see you again very soon.

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

We recently stayed at the ambassador when we came into town for an all day concert in Kansas City. We ended up leaving the concert early to come back to the hotel to enjoy the amenities. The concierge service took us to the concert and picked us up within 20 minutes of us calling. The staff is very friendly and accomodating and always greet you with a smile as you are coming and going. The rooms are immaculate! The beds are very comfortable and will have you asking for a late check out! The food is on the expensive side, but is filling and full of flavor with a complete wine list and full bar. You will absurdly love the ambiance of the restaurant and bar, especially if you are looking for a little romance. Next time we come into town, we will take advantage of their other ammenities such as in room spa service. You do have to pay for parking, but I highly recommend paying for it to insure safety and a parking spot, especially since you are within walking distance to the sprint center and power and light district.

  • Stayed: June 2014
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Thank Tarynjwilliams
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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

I am happy to hear you enjoyed the hotel, we have the perfect location in the heart of downtown. Its nice to hear that you enjoyed the Reserve and our complimentary car service. I hope we will see you again in the very near future.

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Every time we visit here we have a good experience. We are continually impressed with this hotel & enjoy our visits back. We stay here for business about every other month (if not more & 8 nights this month) & highly recommend it. The interior is beautiful & well done as are the rooms.

We love the food here at the Reserve & it is a hidden gem for KC. I can't believe this restaurant is not busier. The food is great, fresh, different & just well done. I am impressed with every meal here. On our last visit, we had plans to eat out at a popular KC restaurant but decided to just enjoy our meal here instead. We did not that regret that decision. The service is always great too including room service.

The only downside to staying here is that they do not have a "frequent traveller" perks type program. As a business traveller we get used to being rewarded for repeat business and perks, but the Ambassador doesn't do anything or even recognize repeat guests. There are just no rewards for choosing them over the plenty of other choices in town & we don't feel like special guests for returning. We have chose to stay at other brands that reward us on some of our monthly visits because of this. Aside from this, we look forward to returning next month & will continue to do so despite of this. They do a great job overall, so we overlook this.

Room Tip: The street noise can be loud if you are not used to it.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Kellie Z
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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

it so nice to hear that you have returned and found the hotel and service as you had on your previous visits. We are very proud of our wonderful team and the great service that they provide for our guests. I am sure the chef will be happy to hear that you enjoyed Reserve, you are right, its a wonderful restaurant with delicious food and in a beautiful room. I hope we have the chance to welcome you back again very soon. Thank you for your loyalty and for taking time to post this outstanding review.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Big, clean, fresh open rooms - both the communal and the private rooms. Bedroom was spacious as was the bathroom - these people are not applying the boutique "tag" to excuse small rooms and old dark ambiance.

Restaurant was good solid fare - and certainly deserved rather more guests.

Very impressive and excellent value for money

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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Allen J
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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

Thank you for your kind words regarding your visit, we are always so happy when our guests enjoy the hotel and service. I will be sure to let the chef know you you enjoyed the food. I hope you will be our guest again very soon.

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Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed two nights in the loft suite, the night prior to and night of my wedding.
The loft suite is perfect for everything that goes along with getting ready - great for photos too.
We took advantage of the free transportation to get to/from the church, which was excellent.
Highly recommend for downtown hotel!

  • Stayed: May 2014
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Michael H, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2014

On behalf of our entire team I want to congratulate you on your recent wedding! I am so happy we were able to be the perfect location for this special event. I hope you stay with us again and we wish you all the best!

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Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection

Address: 1111 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106-2404
Region: United States > Missouri > Kansas City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 109 Hotels in Kansas City
Price Range: £202 - £485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The former Gate City National Bank building has been transformed into a chic boutique hotel in Kansas City offering luxury accommodations and elegant public spaces. Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection is a premier space for business and leisure travel. Built in 1920, our seven-story structure exhibits the neoclassical style favored at the time. The building retains the striking architecture that put it on the National Register of Historic Places. Lobby walls and curved staircase to the lower level are sheathed in marble and Reserve Restaurant provides innovative cuisine. We invite you to stay with us and experience this exceptional place, which sits within minutes of the popular Sprint Center and Kansas City Power & Light District. ... more   less 
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