1111 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64106 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
4 Star Downtown property
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4.5/ 5

Based on 159 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 16.6%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • 43 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 7 floors
  • Hotel has 3 suites
  • Check out: 12:00 PM
  • Group score of 7.5/10
  • 2 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Sprint CenterCollege Basketball ExperienceKansas City Power and Light DistrictCountry Club PlazaCrossroads DistrictNelson-Atkins Museum of ArtKauffman Center for the Performing ArtsKansas City Convention Center Kauffman StadiumArrowhead Stadium

Customer Reviews of Ambassador Hotel Downtown / Power & Light

4.5 out of 5.Based on 159 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Kansas City's Newest Luxury Hotel, The Ambassador Hotel Kansas City is a gorgeous boutique hotel that reflects the true spirit of our dynamic city which features a vibrant arts scene, world-class attractions and an eclectic mix of shops. Our beautifully decorated 43-room hotel, offering complimentary Wi-Fi, is conveniently located within walking distance of the Sprint Center and the Kansas City Power and Light District. We offer loft suites with floor to ceiling windows with views of downtown. Built in 1920, the six-story structure exhibits the neoclassical style favored at the time. The building retains the striking architecture that places it on the National Register of Historic Places and provides a unique hotel experience. So whether you're traveling for business or leisure, you'll see why we have the perfect location, close to some of the city’s most distinctive restaurants, bars, shopping and galleries. Our hotel features include: Complimentary shuttle service in a Cadillac Escalade within 5-mile radius, I-Home docking station alarm clock, Keurig coffee makers, lighted make-up mirrors, 37” flat screen televisions, plush monogrammed robes, programmable personal safes, in-room refrigerators, and a friendly and personable staff await you! Reserve, a vibrant mix of sophisticated cuisine with an inviting atmosphere featuring a warm intimate setting of chic décor, marble walls and 20 foot high ceilings. Reserve features an inventive broad palate small plate menu that is locally sourced with a playful twist, signature cocktails and upscale wines.The state-of-the art Founders Boardroom with built-in audio visual and custom cabinetry accommodates up to 12 guests. Our Grand Ballroom is a unique venue that can accommodate up to 90 guests for your next corporate meeting, luncheon, cocktail hour, or special event.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2012
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:43
Handicap Rooms:3
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:2 View Spaces
Meeting Space:1600 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 120 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:6:30 AM-11:00 PM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation Policy: By 6pm on the day prior to your scheduled arrival
Nightly Parking:$15
Total Taxes:16.85%
Total Misc Fees:$1.75 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 9.35%
Occupancy Tax: 7.50%
City Tax: 1.75 Per Night
Parking Fee:15.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 3.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Additional Person Fee:10.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge:20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:25.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees:50.00 Per Hour
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:15.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:17.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:17.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:28.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:16.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:38.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:30.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 3.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 3.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
We allow well behaved pets under 35 lbs!

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Kansas City International AirportMCI19.5 Miles NW Charles B Wheeler Downtown AirportMKC2.0 Miles NW

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary Luxury Hotel Shuttle within a 5-mile radius via Cadillac Escalade

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Ambassador Hotel Downtown / Power & Light

Rate fluctuations of Ambassador Hotel Downtown / Power & Light

Above shows trends ofroom prices for both group/meeting quotes and the lowest individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was entered.The most competitive group or meeting displayed is 31.8% in the month of February 2014 and the highest average individual rate is $237 in the month of May 2014. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Ambassador Hotel Downtown / Power & Light in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Ambassador Hotel Downtown / Power & Light

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Ambassador Hotel Downtown / Power & Light.

Feel free to use the Ambassador Hotel Downtown / Power & Light meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Kansas City event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Ambassador Ballroom43 x 39 x 10167080/--30503020----/--60----
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Ambassador Ballroom

Room Type:
Total Size:
1670 Sq. Feet
43 x 39 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
If you spend over $3000 on F&B, there is no charge for room rental. Ballroom charges are 250/hr and max out at $1000.

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