Historic Kansas City Hotel Sets Stage For Memorable Holiday Occasions

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The Raphael Holiday Magic and New Year’s Eve packages framed by the Plaza Lights

The historic Raphael Hotel makes the Country Club Plaza holiday scene even brighter with its special holiday and New Year’s Eve packages.

Holiday Magic offers a magical holiday escape that includes luxurious accommodations with king size bed, bottle of sparkling wine, commemorative Plaza Lights wine stopper, two festive BellRinger cocktails in Chaz Lounge, exclusive discount coupons to Plaza shops, and complimentary valet parking. Holiday Magic is from $279.

The Raphael’s offers three romantic New Year’s Eve packages: The Chazzy New Year package includes choice of accommodations, three course dinner for two in the hotel’s acclaimed Kansas City destination restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, saucy Latin jazz performed by Sons of Brasil in Chaz Lounge, Champagne toast, valet parking, and late 2:00 p.m. checkout. The package is from $369. The Kansas City New Year Classic package includes a romantic, create-your-own New Year’s Eve party with choice of accommodations, bottle of sparkling wine, Chaz Holiday Jazz Brunch for two on New Year’s Day, valet parking, and late 2:00 p.m. checkout. The package is from $259. The Bed & Bubbly New Year package includes choice of accommodations, bottle of sparkling wine, valet parking, and late 2:00 p.m. checkout. The package is from $229.

More hotel packages, deals and featured specials are available at raphaelkc.com or by calling 816.756.3800.

About The Plaza Lights: With a flip of a switch on Thanksgiving night, 280,000 multi-colored lights will illuminate the tiled rooftops and Moorish spires that define Kansas City’s famed Country Club Plaza skyline. The 85thd annual Plaza Lighting Ceremony heralds the official start to the city’s 2014 holiday season. The Plaza Lights shine through January 11. The Plaza Lights started with a single strand of 16 lights over a doorway in 1925. The first Plaza Lighting Ceremony took place in 1930. The tradition has grown and is reported to be the largest Thanksgiving night event in the country.

About The Raphael Hotel: Readers of Travel+Leisure magazine voted The Raphael one of the 2014 500 World’s Best Hotels. Kansas City’s original boutique hotel is a member of National Trust Historic Hotels of America and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Raphael and its signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, are affiliated with the Autograph Collection, a portfolio of independent hotels selected by Marriott International for their distinctiveness. TripAdvisor reviewers rank The Raphael as Kansas City’s top hotel and Chaz on the Plaza as one of Kansas City’s top upscale restaurants.

Media Contact: Rick Hughey, Hughey and Associates, 913.681.6806, rhughey(at)kc(dot)rr.com

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