Kansas City offers plenty of great places to lay your head, grab a bite or hold a meeting. In fact, the metropolitan area already touts more than 33,000 hotel rooms—with 4,500 committable rooms in the convention core by 2020.

From historic renovations to brand-new properties, here is the latest buzz on KC’s hotel renaissance. Check back often as this page is updated regularly.

Under Development

Loews Kansas City – Loews Kansas City will showcase 800 guestrooms, a lobby bar, signature restaurant, three meal restaurant, indoor lap pool and 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space, which connects directly to the Kansas City Convention Center with a new connector bridge. Set to open spring 2020, the hotel is also in walking distance to key attractions and other destination landmarks like the Kansas City Power & Light District, Sprint Center, KC Streetcar and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. 

Kansas City Marriott Downtown – Currently the city’s largest convention hotel, the Marriott is in the process of completing a $40 million guest room renovation. All 970 rooms in both the Marriott and Muehlebach towers will be completely redesigned and are expected to be completed by summer 2019. Guests can expect each room to include highly functional, technologically advanced features, such as a computer-friendly work desk, several charging and USB outlet options, high speed internet and more. All rooms will feature soft seating, a minimalist wardrobe system, energy-efficient LED lighting and other amenities to complement the more than 93,000 square feet of historic and modern meeting space.

Hampton Inn Crossroads – Within walking distance of the Power & Light District—and only steps away from a KC Streetcar stop—this new addition to Downtown Kansas City's hotel scene will bring even more excellent lodging options for meeting planners and visitors. Set to open spring 2019, the $25 million property touts 132 guest rooms and countless amenities for guests to enjoy.

Renovations, Flag Changes & Remodels

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center – This Crown Center hotel wrapped a $20 million project in March 2018 that saw the renovation of all 724 guest rooms.  

Hilton President – Located in the heart of Downtown KC and Power & Light District, this historic property received a $5 million renovation to all 213 guest rooms and public spaces. The project was finished in 2017.

Hotel Phillips Kansas City – Another historic hotel, this property received a full, $20-million renovation to 216 guest rooms, meeting spaces, restaurant, speakeasy and more, which was completed in 2017.

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza – All 371 guest rooms, public areas and food & beverage options were recently overhauled at this Plaza property, a $16 million project that wrapped in 2017.

Newly Opened

21c Museum Hotel Kansas City – 21c Museum Hotels rehabilitated the historic Savoy Hotel and Grill in downtown Kansas City. 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City is an additional catalyst for culture, entertainment and economic growth in Downtown KC. Like its sister properties, 21c Kansas City is woven into the fabric of Downtown, welcoming both visitors and members of the community to enjoy its curated exhibitions, cultural programming and culinary offerings. The 120-room boutique hotel, restaurant and contemporary art museum opened summer 2018. 

Crossroads Hotel – Two buildings converted into one make up this new, 131-room boutique hotel that showcases its historic roots in a stylish, modern setting. The property touts meeting spaces, a restaurant, a bar and lounge and a rooftop deck—and an emphasis on local touches and amenities. 

Hotel Indigo - Downtown – Newly opened in 2018, this boutique hotel (which is part of the InterContinental chain) is located in a converted 12-floor office tower right in the middle of Downtown KC, featuring 118 rooms with 27 luxury apartments on the top three floors. 

Hotel Indigo - Crossroads – This 81-room property pays homage to the history of Kansas City's thriving arts scene thanks to local artwork that's incorporated throughout the three-story hotel—all only two blocks away from a KC Streetcar stop. 

Hilton Home2 Suites – At a cost of $19.3 million and only a short walk to 40 art galleries, a new five-story Home2 Suites by Hilton has emerged at 20th and Main streets in the trendy Crossroads Arts District. KC-based True North Hotel Group operates the area’s first Hilton Home2 Suites, which opened in ealry 2018 and features 115 rooms, extended stay suites with refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves and contemporary style. Earth-conscious products and services include wall-mounted bath amenities, multiple recycling stations and a saline swimming pool. The hotel also offers free breakfast and Home2 MKT—a small on-site grocery store that is always open.

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