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No. 14 Raphael Hotel, Kansas City
Midwestern fashionistas, take note: This grand 1920’s European-style property overlooks Country Club Plaza, the first outdoor suburban shopping center in the U.S. Rooms are designed in seven styles—including city view and suites—and the Chaz Restaurant and Lounge is known for its lamb entrée, served with white bean puree and mint gremolata.