Southmoreland on the Plaza Bed and Breakfast
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Your stay is welcomed at Southmoreland on the Plaza, our Kansas City Bed and Breakfast and award-winning Urban Inn.
Southmoreland on the Plaza sets the standard for bed and breakfast hospitality and comfort. With a prime location just one and a half blocks off Kansas City's famous Country Club Plaza, enjoy the relaxing classic New England B&B ambiance with small hotel amenities moments away from dining, shopping, museums, theater and attractions.
Choose from among twelve unique guestrooms in the three story main Inn and a luxury suite in the Carriage House. Each room has a special feature such as treetop deck, wood burning fireplace or Jacuzzi. All rooms offer private baths, luxury linens, telephones with voicemail, complimentary sherry and lovely furnishings.
A stay at Southmoreland on the Plaza begins with complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres in the late afternoon, an evening hot beverage service with sweets and a gourmet breakfast in the morning. Also included is complimentary parking, WiFi, turndown service, newspaper delivery, 24 hour staffing and guest privileges at a nearby fitness center. Corporate rates are available.
Southmoreland on the Plaza is an inn of national reputation worthy of its plaza locale, warm and accommodating like Kansas City itself. We look forward to serving you.
As your Kansas City lodging, Southmoreland on the Plaza – An Urban Inn, offers twelve guestroom accommodations with an enticing selection of decor and amenities. King, queen and twin beds are available, with styles ranging from four poster mahogany, original mission, natural timber, brass, iron, Eastlake, Shaker, to Chippendale. Rooms are named after notable Kansas Citians with décor reflecting their personal history or the era in which they lived. Feel free to luxuriate in a Jacuzzi tub, relish the outdoors from your private deck, relax on an old-fashioned porch swing, or unwind in front of a cozy fireplace. During your stay, you are welcome to utilize all first floor common areas. The living room has an inviting fireplace and entertainment unit with plenty of games and fine books. Our dining room offers a large four plank dining table---spread out your maps, play cards, set up your computer, or address correspondence. The sunny solarium is an excellent place to read your morning paper or sip a glass of wine. Our veranda is glassed in with intimate table settings, and leads outside to the courtyard deck. There you will find beautiful garden spaces with seating and a waterfall fish pond.
Of special interest to the corporate traveler, we offer WiFi, fax service, voicemail, and 24 hour switchboard. We also have a meeting room available for rental.
Our Missouri Bed and Breakfast, Southmoreland on the Plaza, is the perfect choice for relaxation, personalized hospitality, and a pleasurable getaway. The Inn’s twelve guestrooms and the luxury suite in the Carriage House all have a large assortment of amenities catering to leisure guests seeking a romantic, Kansas City B&B as well as corporate guests and their requirements.
The guestroom you select will include:
- Private Bath
- King or Queen Sized Bed
- Jacuzzi, Fireplace or Private Deck
- Luxury Linens
- Telephone with Voice Mail
- Sleep-Sound Machine
- Complimentary Sherry
- Fresh Flowers and Apples
- Private Label Conditioning Shampoo, Lotion, & Glycerin Soap
- Down and Fiberfill Pillows
Your stay will include the following complimentary services:
- Wine, Sparkling Water and Hors D’ Oeuvres D’ Jour from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
- Evening Hot Beverage Service with Homemade Sweets from 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
- Turn Down Service with Chocolates
- Wake Up Calls
- Gourmet Breakfast
- Bag Breakfast To-Go for Early Departures
- Accommodations for Special Dietary Needs
- Daily Newspaper Delivery
- Iron and Ironing Board Available
- Passes to a Local Fitness Facilities
- 24 Hour Staffing
- Concierge Service (Restaurant Reservations, Directions, Taxis, etc.)
- Free Local Calls
- Off-Street Parking (One Space Per Guestroom)
Features of the facility include:
- Secured Entry with 24 Hour Access
- Non-Smoking Facility (Smoking is Not Allowed in Rooms or On Room Decks and is Restricted to an Outdoor First Floor Designated Area)
- Privacy: The Inn is Available Exclusively for our Guests
- Meeting Space Available for Business Retreats and Social Events
- Use of Well Appointed First Floor Common Areas
- Large Outdoor Courtyard Deck with Gardens and Fish Pond Waterfall
- Premiere City Location
- Walking Distance to Restaurants, Shops, Museums, Attractions
Weddings & Special Events
Southmoreland on the Plaza is a unique venue for an intimate Kansas City wedding and/or reception. Our facility can accommodate 24 people with events held either indoors in our enclosed verandah and dining room or outdoors on the Southmoreland grounds. We pride ourselves on working with our customers to create a personalized event that will be pleasing to them and their guests. An innkeeper will happily assist you with final arrangements, including seating, setting, food and beverage choices, and all event details.
Facility tours and planning meetings require appointments which are taken seven days a week between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., subject to availability. Evening appointments may be accommodated in certain circumstances.
Facility rental for wedding and/or reception events is $150 per hour (two hour minimum), including any guest required set-up time. In order to reserve the facility, a non-refundable fee of 50% of the facility rental (by cash or check) is required.
If a group reserves all of the guest rooms (the 12 rooms in the main Inn as well as the Carriage House suite), they may choose to have their event any time during their stay. This includes evening events. Groups reserving only a portion of the guest rooms or no guest rooms may hold their event anytime between 11:30 AM and 4:00 PM. The Inn is open 7 days a week.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE:
All menus are customized to serve the client’s needs. A variety of alternatives can be provided, including hors d’oeuvres, lunch and dinner menus, sit down preparations, buffets, dessert tables, or beverages only. All food and beverage is to be provided by Southmoreland on the Plaza. Outside catering and provisions are prohibited. There are two exceptions: Wedding cakes and alcoholic beverages. Both require service fees.
All arrangements must be confirmed with a credit card. If the client prefers not to provide a credit card, full payment in the form of cash or check must be made in advance. Final charges are due and payable (via cash or check) upon receipt of services. Any damages to the property or its contents will be assessed and charged to the reserving guest.
Start your honeymoon off as a guest in one of our 12 guestrooms or Carriage House suite and let us compliment your night’s stay with one of our special packages, a dozen roses, a basket of Kansas City treats, or a chilled bottle of sparkling cider. Our rooms offer two person Jacuzzis, private decks or fireplaces which are ideal for a romantic evening. While a guest at Southmoreland, you’ll be treated to complimentary wine and hors d’ oeuvres from 4:30 – 6:00 in the evening, a hot beverage service with homemade sweets, turndown service with chocolate and a full gourmet breakfast. Since we are located just one and a half blocks from Kansas City Missouri’s Country Club Plaza, the two of you may continue your celebration at one of the many local restaurants or attractions.
Let an Innkeeper at Southmoreland on the Plaza assist you with your Kansas City event planning. Whether you are organizing a birthday party, anniversary celebration, retirement gathering, bridal luncheon, baby shower or a family or class reunion, the venue at Southmoreland offers a unique departure from the mundane.
Southmoreland is an excellent choice to accommodate small groups for social gatherings.
Maximum of up to 24 guests
Held in our enclosed verandah, dining room and courtyard deck (weather permitting).
Events on Mondays – Fridays may be scheduled from early morning hours through approximately 5:00 pm.
Gatherings scheduled for a Saturday or a Sunday can begin as early as 11:30 am and must be completed by 4:00 pm.
Half day rentals (4 hours or less) are $200 plus tax. Yes, we do luncheons, and since we are not a restaurant, use of the facility for brief luncheons also requires the facility fee
Full day rentals (over 4 hours, 8 hours maximum) are $300 plus tax.
All food and beverage is to be provided by Southmoreland on the Plaza. Outside catering and provisions are prohibited. There are two exceptions: specialty cakes and alcoholic beverages. Both require service fees.
Since we are located in the Country Club Plaza – Midtown district of Kansas City, Missouri you may want to extend your celebration. Treat the honoree to a day at the spa, a shopping spree, a local event or one of KC’s varied attractions, or a Southmoreland gift certificate, perfect for an overnight stay.
Please contact the Innkeepers for details and availability.
Corporate Travel & Meetings
Southmoreland on the Plaza (MO) has earned the reputation as the place to stay for Kansas City business travel. Corporate travelers to Missouri looking for an alternative to traditional hotel lodging will be pleased with the services we offer.
In addition to the warm and inviting ambiance of Southmoreland and in-room amenities such as Jacuzzis, decks or fireplaces, business guests will discover support services unusual for bed and breakfasts. Free local calls, conference call capability, FAX, 24 hour access and switchboard, high speed wireless Internet access and data ports are just a few of the business amenities found at Southmoreland. We also offer guests privileges at two local fitness facilities.
Business travelers who cancel their reservation before 2:00 pm on the date of the reservation will not be charged. Cancellations after 2:00 pm are charged in full.
*Corporate travel rates are offered to the single-occupant, business guest Sunday through Thursday evenings. Due to high demand on weekends, the Inn is unable to offer these discounts on Friday and Saturday.
Kansas City’s own Southmoreland on the Plaza is a popular Missouri meeting facility for a wide variety of organizations looking for a departure from the traditional hotel. Corporate retreat and business meeting groups may reserve the verandah meeting room for up to 14 attendees. Other rooms on the first floor of the Inn, including the New England-style dining room, solarium, and living room, as well as the large, outdoor deck (weather permitting) can be used for breakout sessions.
Included at no additional charge are WI-FI access, data ports, TV/VCR/DVD, conference call capability, conference tables, flip charts, white boards, screen and more. The outdoor courtyard also includes phone lines, tables with umbrellas, distributed sound and a peaceful waterfall and pond.
Food and beverage options include hot beverage service, continental or full gourmet breakfast, lunch, cold beverage breaks, and sweet and savory snack items. Dinner options may be available in certain circumstances. All food and beverage is to be provided by Southmoreland on the Plaza. Outside catering and provisions are prohibited.
Meeting space for full day retreats is $300 plus tax. Half day retreats (four hours or less) are $200 plus tax. Attendees are not required to book overnight stays to reserve meeting space. However, if you reserve six (6) or more guest rooms for retreat attendees, the meeting space room rental for that date will be reduced by 50%.
Please contact the Innkeepers for retreat and business meeting rates and details.
Conveniently located in the heart of the historic arts, entertainment and shopping district Southmoreland on the Plaza is ideally situated as a central site for your Kansas City, MO vacation. In addition to the more that 180 specialty shops and restaurants of the Country Club Plaza, vacation and business travelers will enjoy many attractions located within a short walk.
- Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
- Kansas City Sculpture Park
- Kansas City Art Institute
- Kansas City Repertory Theatre
- Mill Run Creek with walking/running path
- The Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City
- The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden
- Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Dozens of other attractions are located just a short drive from Southmoreland, including:
- Crown Center
- Downtown Kansas City, Missouri
- Kansas City Chiefs
- Kansas City Royals
- University of Missouri-Kansas City
- Arabia Steamboat Museum
- Truman Presidential Museum & Library
- The American Jazz Museum
- Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
- NASCAR - Kansas Speedway
- Sprint Center
- Thomas Hart Benton House
- Rockhurst University
- Union Station
- Worlds of Fun
- Hallmark Visitors Center
- Kansas City Zoo
How To Find Us
Southmoreland on the Plaza – an Urban Inn is a unique alternative to a Kansas City downtown hotel. The Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located in the Country Club Plaza district, a comfortable walk to many of the cities finest attractions and a short drive to many others.
Whether you are in Kansas City, MO for business or for a get-away week-end, our location affords easy accessibility to your day’s activities and places you in the heart of where Kansas City locals and visitors choose to spend their evenings. We pride ourselves in our exceptional locale, providing the amenities you expect as well as offering levels of service and hospitality that will come as a pleasant surprise.
From KCI Airport (or Omaha Lincoln)
I-29 merges with I-35 and Hwy 71
Hwy . 71 South
Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Exit -- Right on Emanuel Cleaver II
Right on Main
Right on E 46th
Exit at Shawnee Mission (Right)
Merge on to Ward Parkway
Left on Main / Brookside
Right on E 46th
Hwy 71 North
Brush Creek / Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd Exit
Left on Cleaver II
Right on Main
Right on E 46th
From St. Louis
Merge with 670
I-35 South to Wichita
Broadway Exit South
Left on Emanuel Cleaver II
Left on Main
Right on E 46th
From Des Moines
Main Street Exit
Left on E 46th
East 46th is a one way street accessible ONLY from Main Street. Once on East 46th, the inn is 1.5 blocks down on the LEFT SIDE of the street, across from 219 / 221 East 46th.