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Southmoreland on the Plaza offers the discerning traveler a perfect location for experiencing all that Kansas City, MO has to offer including fine dining, unrivaled barbecue, world class arts and local culture.

Your Southmoreland on the Plaza experience begins from the moment you arrive. Enjoy complimentary wine and hors d’ oeuvres offered early in the evening. Pour a glass of wine, grab a nibble and enjoy the company of other travelers while you plan your evening and potential activities for the next day. Or, venture outside to a more private seating area and unwind amongst the vegetation of our urban garden while listening to the peaceful trickle of our water feature.

Our convenient location affords the traveler multiple options for dining. Stroll down to the country club plaza, take in the Moorish architecture of one the nation’s original outdoor shopping districts or see if you can find many of the fountains to which Kansas City lays claim. Enjoy fine dining, casual fare or bar-be-cue all within short walk from the Inn. For those interested in venturing out further the area offers a variety of dining options many of which within a 10-15 minute drive or cab ride.

If dinner has satisfied your hunger but not your desire for more you might consider a performance at one of our many local theatre venues or, seek out a venue featuring local jazz artists. 

Whatever your evening entails, be assured that Southmoreland on the Plaza will be a peaceful respite to which you may return. Enjoy homemade cookies and a hot beverage on the first floor of the Inn or take them back to your room and enjoy the feature your room boasts…a serene fire in one of our wood burning fireplaces, relaxation in a two person jetted tub or the peace of the outdoors on your private deck. Play a game in one of our common areas, peruse a magazine or read from one of the many selections of books available in your room or on the main floor.

Breakfast at Southmoreland on the Plaza is certainly not to be missed. Wake up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee and breakfast being prepared for your enjoyment. Breakfast at the inn is a three course affair starting with homemade breads, muffins or scones or homemade granola or oatmeal followed by a fruit course and then the entree of the day. Whether it be signature breakfast barbecue or a classic like eggs florentine, stuffed French toast, pancakes or waffles we offer a gourmet breakfast attentively prepared for you fresh each morning. We are pleased to accommodate special dietary needs or preferences should your situation require.

Whether you are staying at the Inn for several days or just one night there are many options for taking in arts and culture. Walk over to the acclaimed Nelson Atkins Museum or Kemper Museum of Modern Art or consider one of the many historical museums such as the National World War I Museum or the Steamboat Arabia Museum. Perhaps your interest lies in the outdoors. If so, you might enjoy walking the Kansas City Sculpture Park, the Kauffman Memorial Garden or the Gorman Conservation Discovery Center. Southmoreland on the Plaza is a convenient launching pad for each of these activities or a place to unwind and reconnect should activity be less enjoyable to you.