KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - Jul 15, 2011) - The Raphael, a Kansas City Plaza hotel with a portfolio of romantic getaway, destination-rich and special interest packages, features one with universal appeal -- the Birthday Celebration. The package special offers one of the most unusual Kansas City hotel deals. Designed for all who believe the birth of a loved one should be celebrated in a very special way, the Birthday Celebration features an in-room party complete with balloons, birthday cake created in the kitchen of the boutique hotel's signature Chaz on the Plaza restaurant, Champagne, chocolates and a commemorative picture frame. It also includes complimentary valet parking and a choice of rooms that include a romantic suite with large master bath and two-person water-jettted tub and large rooms overlooking Kansas City's Country Club Plaza. The Birthday Celebration is from $289 and this Kansas City hotel special can be booked online.

In addition, the nationally acclaimed Kansas City Plaza hotel's Chaz restaurant offers a birthday club. Each year, members receive a birthday greeting card with an offer of complimentary entree with the purchase of another. The birthday offer may be used in conjunction with the Birthday Celebration package. Celebration lovers may join the Chaz Birthday Club at chazontheplaza.com.

About The Raphael Hotel: The Raphael is a one-of-a-kind Kansas City boutique hotel that combines the charm and intimacy of a locally significant landmark with highly individualized service. The original boutique concept among historic Kansas City hotels, it was named to Travel+Leisure magazine's 2011 T+L500 World's Best Hotels. The nine-story, Italian Renaissance Revival structure is a member of National Trust Historic Hotels of America and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is affiliated as an iconic historic Kansas City hotel with the Autograph Collection, a portfolio of independent hotels selected by Marriott International for their distinctiveness. More information is available at www.autographcollectionhotels.com.

Contact Information:

Rick Hughey
Hughey and Associates, LLC
913.530.5604 mobile