Kansas City's Small & Locally Owned Hotels

Kansas City's Small & Locally Owned Hotels

If you’re looking for one of the coziest and most welcoming lodging options available in Kansas City, explore these smaller properties that feel personal from the moment you arrive. With locations across the region, you’re certain to find a convenient and comforting place to stay.

The Truitt

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The Truitt in Kansas City
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Nestled within a timelessly charming neighborhood, the Truitt brings new life to a storied brick mansion that was originally constructed in 1916. More than a century later, modern touches and careful attention to design have accented every corner of the space in order to provide an enchanting stay for hotel guests. The Truitt is just minutes away from more of KC’s most beautiful visitor destinations, including The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and the Country Club Plaza.

The Aida

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Aida hotel in Kansas City
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Located just around the corner, the Truitt’s sister property boasts the same convenient location and thoughtfully chosen amenities along with distinct design choices. Following the Truitt’s success, the addition of the Aida was recognized by Condé Nast Traveller as one of the country’s most exciting hotel openings of 2023.

No Vacancy

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Hotel No Vacancy in the Crossroads Arts District in Kansas City
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Loft-style lodging in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District makes No Vacancy a totally unique (and irresistibly cool) choice for your KC stay. Offbeat décor varies among each of the property’s eight guestrooms, while a lounge and courtyard offer more ways to soak in No Vacancy’s ambiance and preview the allure of the surrounding neighborhood. Brick walls, bright colors and eye-catching textures complete the look to create a vibrant and memorable experience from the moment you enter.

Southmoreland on the Plaza

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Southmoreland on the Plaza in Kansas City
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Select from a dozen guestrooms and two Carriage House Suites—each offering unique and cozy touches—at the Southmoreland on the Plaza. Less than two blocks from the Country Club Plaza, the 1913 mansion features luxurious touches such as fireplaces, balconies, porch swings in select rooms. In addition, the property’s common areas and courtyards boast a timeless elegance that ensure you’ll feel right at home during every moment of your stay.

Oak Street Mission

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Oak Street Mission hotel in Kansas City
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The sister property of the Southmoreland on the Plaza features seven guestrooms and two additional spaces in the Carriage House, all near The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and more. Highlights awaiting guests inside the 1913 brick mansion include a variety of sun-soaked common spaces and art curated by the adjacent Kansas City Art Institute.

Chateau Avalon

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Chateau Avalon hotel in Kansas City, KS
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Each room offers an unforgettable new experience at Chateau Avalon in Kansas City, KS. Adventure suites offer the chance to truly escape as you enjoy a uniquely themed stay, while classic suites provide well-appointed elegance and luxury suites invite you to indulge in truly immersive fashion. All of these options are available alongside the property’s spa and lounge, designed to ensure your visit is unendingly relaxing.

The Inn at Meadowbrook

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The Inn at Meadowbrook in Prairie Village, KS
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With 54 rooms set in an environment designed to welcome you like home, you'll want to linger in Prairie Village for more time at the Inn at Meadowbrook. Select guestrooms offer patios or balconies, and the outdoor pool and courtyard offer even more opportunities to enjoy the hotel’s peaceful surroundings. Multiple celebrated dining options on-site and popular shopping destinations nearby provide plenty of entertainment options before or after you’ve taken in Meadowbrook Park’s abundant green spaces.