Guests staying at the Hotel Phillips hotel, Kansas City, Missouri, can enjoy listening to some live music at the on-site restaurant and those who like to keep fit and active can take advantage of the fully-equipped gym.
The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s, coffee makers, hairdryers, desks, irons and ironing boards, air-conditioning units, complementary toiletries and free Wi-Fi.
The Hotel Phillips hotel offers elegant and comfortable accommodation with 217 rooms, a restaurant, bar/lounge in addition to a fully-equipped fitness center and conference facilities. Valet parking is also available.
12 Baltimore Restaurant offers a wide range of popular American dishes including freshly prepared breakfasts whilst guests can enjoy light snacks and an extensive drinks list at the on-site bar.
National World War I Museum & Memorial, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Kansas City Zoo are all in close proximity to the hotel. Arvest Bank Theater and Union Station are also close by.
The hotel is situated in the center of town meaning that guests could walk to many of the landmarks and tourist attractions. Guests appreciated being close to all the amenities including shops and restaurants and were pleased about being able to leave their cars in the parking lot and not having to worry about getting public transport or taxis.
Lively and pleasant atmosphere.
Guests appreciated the complimentary offerings of wine and cheese in the evenings in the hotel's lobby which they said was a good opportunity to relax and socialize with others. Many also enjoyed the live bands who played at the on-site restaurant at the weekend which they said added to the overall lively and laid-back atmosphere at the hotel.
Full of history and old-world charm.
Dating back to the 1930's, the hotel still retains many of its original period features which have left a lasting impression on many. Guests were impressed with the elegant lobby decorated in the Art Deco style as well as the numerous paintings and pieces of antique furniture.
Guests were disappointed to find that their rooms were not entirely clean as they noticed dust on the surfaces as well as dirty carpets and unclean upholstery. Some reported that their rooms were not serviced on a daily basis and also mentioned that the housekeeping were not very thorough when it came to dusting and vacuuming.
The decor of some of the rooms has been described as rather dated and tired as guests objected to peeling wallpaper and tatty looking carpets and upholstery.
Some guests objected to hearing noise from the adjoining rooms as well as the hallways stating that this was due to the very thin walls and inadequate soundproofing.