The 816 Hotel #KCexperience is located in Old Westport, the oldest part of the city, the area around the hotel is home to more than 150 shops, restaurants and bars.
Within 90 steps of our front door are restaurants Bluestem (highest Zagat rated restaurant in KC); Pot Pie (a moderately priced local gem); and the Westport Flea Market (often voted the best cheeseburger in KC).
When planning your stay, our front desk staff is happy to offer recommendations on things to do in the Kansas City area. The 816 Hotel staff are well versed in Kansas City’s history and palate. Let them help you find the best local eateries, art and entertainment.
This beautifully renovated historic theater is available for private events and is also the site of live concerts, comedy shows and more.
COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA
Located in one mile to our south, this 15-block neighborhood, designed in 1922 after Seville, Spain; is home to over 150 shops plus dozens of exceptional restaurants and nightlife destinations.
POWER & LIGHT DISTRICT
The Power & Light District is KC’s premier living, shopping, dining and entertainment district, boasting over 50 vibrant restaurants, bars, shops and live entertainment venues.
This stunning, curved, glass arena is a state-of-the-art facility that hosts sports competitions, concerts and special events.
PLAZA TENNIS CENTER
Located in historic Country Club Plaza, this landmark tennis center features 14 lighted tennis courts, two practice boards, a pro shop and concession stand. They also offer classes, lessons, leagues and tennis activities for players of all ages and abilities.
AMERICA JAZZ MUSEUM
Chronicling the careers and music of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Charlie “Bird” Parker, the American Jazz Museum features interactive exhibits and hosts live performances in the Blue Room jazz club.
NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL MUSEUM
This interactive museum uses film, memorabilia, and other exhibits to tell the story of professional baseball’s Negro Leagues.
KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
Home to the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony and Lyric Opera of Kansas City, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a stunning modern facility designed by renowned architect Moshe Safdie.
For over four decades this bright, modern shopping center has been one of the best shopping destinations with unique shops and restaurants centered on a light-filled three-story atrium.