The Hilton President, Hotel Savoy and The Raphael Hotel are among our favorite Kansas City lodgings.
The Raphael Hotel
Where to stay
Hilton President A renovated 1926 landmark lends historical class to the Power and Light District. From $169. (816) 221-9490; presidentkansascity.hilton.com 
Hotel Savoy Hosting guests since 1888, the elegant Savoy is close to the River Market area. Guest rooms feature antiques. From $99, gourmet breakfast included. See reviews and ratings. (816) 842-3575; savoyhotel.net
The Raphael Hotel Billed as Kansas City’s original boutique hotel, The Raphael’s recent renovation balances historical touches with plush amenities. From $179. See reviews and ratings. (816) 756-3800; raphaelkc.com