Hotel Phillips Recognized As A Top Hotel by USA Today


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Hotel Phillips Recognized As A Top Hotel by USA Today
The Hotel Ranked As Best Hotel in Downtown Kansas City Area

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 31 2014 – USA Today recently recognized Hotel Phillips, a historic and prestigious boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, as the best hotel in downtown Kansas City on its list “10 Best Hotels.”

As the top hotel in the downtown area and second in the Kansas City area overall, Hotel Phillips offers visitors “a seamless blend of antique craftsmanship and modern comfort,” according to the online list by USA Today’s 10Best.

10Best, a sector of USA Today’s Travel division, is updated and organized by a team of local and unbiased experts to help guide travelers and avoid online clutter. The online site offers visitors travel tips for restaurants, nightlife, hotels and sights for each city, including Kansas City.

“Calling Kansas City home for over 80 years, Hotel Phillips remains committed to offering award-winning food, spacious rooms and superior service to all visitors,” said Gerald Rappaport, general manager of Hotel Phillips. “We feel honored to be recognized as one of the top hotels in the area by USA Today.”

Built in 1931, Hotel Phillips was designed in the Great Gatsby art deco style. Today, the hotel appeals to business and leisure travelers alike with sleek, modern furnishings and spacious guest rooms. The glamorous hotel lobby includes a double grand staircase, which is presided over by Dawn, an inspiring 11-foot bronze winged statue.

Hotel Phillips is on the National Registry of Historic Places and in 2001, won the AAA Four Diamond Award after a $28 million renovation. Hotel Phillips is located near the lively Power and Light District and a few blocks from the Crossroads Arts District and the River Market area in Kansas City.

Celebrities, musicians and leaders from all over the world often stay at Hotel Phillips, but the sophisticated, yet warm atmosphere makes the hotel a popular spot for local special events and weddings. Guests can dine at the hotel’s full-service restaurant, 12 Baltimore Bar and Café, whose chef and sous-chef recently won the Gold Fork Competition at the Taste of Kansas City by The Pitch.

While proud of its recent accomplishments, Hotel Phillips continues to look for ways to enhance the guest experience. The hotel’s commitment to excellence for its guests is one of the many reasons Hotel Phillips continues to be a beloved hotel in Kansas City.

To see the full review of Hotel Phillips and view more pictures of the exquisite building, please visit the USA Today’s 10Best list.

To learn more about Hotel Phillips and why it continues to rank as one of the top hotels in the Midwest, please visit HotelPhillips.com.

Hotel Phillips is owned and managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel management company based in Milwaukee, Wis. For more information on the latest news and updates from Marcus Hotels & Resorts, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com.


Hotel Phillips was selected as the top hotel in downtown Kansas City by USA Today.

Hotel Phillips was selected as the top hotel in downtown Kansas City by USA Today.




About Hotel Phillips:
Hotel Phillips is Kansas City’s most historic and prestigious boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown. Hotel Phillips opened its doors in 1931 and today  remains committed to unparalleled guest services and amenities to complement the hotel’s distinctive Great Gatsby art deco style. Featuring a beautiful and elegant lobby, spacious guest rooms and an award-winning restaurant, Hotel Phillips is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been recognized in Southern Living, USA Today, Food & Wine and The Wall Street Journal. Make your reservations today by calling 816-221-7000 or visit www.HotelPhillips.com. For more information, follow the Hotel Phillips on Facebook and Twitter (@HotelPhillips).

About 12 Baltimore:
12 Baltimore is the place to see and be seen in downtown Kansas City. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, the restaurant’s menu offers a wide selection of dishes prepared by executive chef Justin Voldan, the 2014 Taste of Kansas City’s Golden Fork winner. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling 816-346-4410 or online at www.HotelPhillips.com.

About Marcus Hotels & Resorts:
Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 19 hotels, resorts and other properties in 10 states. A force in the hospitality industry, Marcus Hotels & Resorts provides expertise in management, development, and historic renovations. The company’s portfolio includes a wide variety of properties, including city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, and branded first-class hotels. For more information on the latest news and updates, please visit http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).


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