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Kansas City Resorts - Your Guide To Kansas City Resorts

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This article will review both themed or chain hotel Kansas City Resorts, along with Bed and Breakfast style lodgings, with an eye toward pricing and location. You’ll know just where to stay in the “City of Fountains”, whether you’re looking for some romantic R&R, relaxing corporate lodgings, or are vacationing as a family.

Family Resorts

For family-oriented resort destinations, the Great Wolf Lodge is a good choice. It has a 3.5 rating on Trip Advisor, along with a reviewer caveat to be aware the prices can be quite variable. That said, it’s a more rustic, down-home alternative to Six Flags and Disney World, with its indoor water park and festival sensibility. There’s definitely more invested in the water park side of things than room luxuries here.

Families can also stay in luxury and comfort in places like the Prairie Queen Bed and Breakfast in Leavenworth, which is located 8 miles from Kansas City International Airport, and 12 miles from the city proper. It was built in 1868, and represents living history, as well as the utmost in hospitality. Power boats and sailboats are just some of the featured extras, as are a plethora of nearby outdoor activities. Rooms available for $134/night.

The CoCo Key Water Resort, close to I-70 and I-435, is both a Holiday Inn property, and Missouri’s biggest water park. Rooms for families at summer rates are available for between $159 and $224. Adults—relax and have fun while the kids go wild with the possibilities.

Romantic Getaways

The French-style Chateau Avalon welcomes you with elegant open arms which are dedicated to bringing guests the best in luxury amenities. 27 of 54 reviewers have given it an excellent rating on Trip Advisor. Located 16.5 miles from downtown Kansas City, the Chateau features in-room jetted spa tubs, themed guest suites based on 23 different natural and historical settings, and a DVD library of movies played on 27" to 60" flat-screen TVs. Rooms also feature custom-designed “Beau Reve” matresses, complimentary breakfast served in-suite, high-speed Internet service, and plush linens and towels. All rooms are non-smoking. Prices range from $119-$219/night at summer rates!

The Basswood Country Resort is one of the best examples in the KC area of well-preserved, rustic hospitality. With its 10 cabins or cottages sitting on 72 acres of pristine Missouri back country, this is a place anyone can enjoy. This one very well could have been included in the family section as well. It has an RV park, privately-owned and stocked lakes for fishing and recreation, and is popular with celebrities and regular Joes alike who want the best Kansas City and Missouri have to offer. Located in Platte City, MO, the room price range is between $89-$398 nightly. It’s open year round.

Other Resort Lodgings

Of course, KC has many chain hotel resorts which cater to business travelers. But if you’re a traveler looking for something a bit off the usual path, then you have many options open to you. There are places like Harrah’s North Kansas City Resort, and for pets—Pete and Mac’s Pet Resort for pampering pets and people alike. Pete and Mac’s provides daycare, boarding, grooming, and training services for your beloved critter. It has 2 KC-area locations.

The Hotel Raphael is another hotelier offering luxurious accommodations in the heart of the heartland. Great for corporate lodgings as well as romantic vacation getaways, the Raphael is billed as KC’s “Original Boutique Hotel”, and features fine dining and happy hour celebrations in its Chaz Lounge. Special packages include the City Shopping package and the Baseball and BBQ package. The Wine Retreat package appeals to oenophiles, and the Chiefs Gridiron package will treat football lovers like royalty. Rooms start at $149 nightly.

What’s your passion? Kansas City resorts have something for everyone, and are downright affordable as well.

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