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"The room was clean and the staff was nice. Very inexpensive for the quality. The pool was clean and nice. The Japanese restaurant located there was ve ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 07 Jun 2018

Hotel Description

Kansas City hotel in South Kansas City area

In Kansas City

Your stay at this South Kansas City hotel places you within 9 miles (15 km) of Starlight Theatre and Kansas City Zoo. Overland Park Convention Center is within 9 miles (15 km) and University of Missouri-Kansas City is within 12 miles (20 km).

Free perks

A restaurant and a fitness center are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like self-serve breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 126 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, and ironing boards. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$45* Per night/room Dec 22 - Dec 23

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Best Host Inn Plaza Kansas City South ratings based on 29 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.3 out of 5 2.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 2.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Host Inn Plaza Kansas City South

Everyone (16) Couples (5) Family (10)
2 out of 5
Deposit of 100.00 for non-smoking room, yet room stank of cigarettes, there was burn damage on furniture, and a few holes in the wall.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 13, 2019 by GM

We apologize for the issues, and thank you for bringing it to our attention. We will work to fix these problems. Thank you for being our guest.

5 out of 5
Very, Nice Place...Wine Basket was a very unexpected plus!! Great location to get to the events in Kansas city, with a straight shot down 71 Highway! Highly Recommended! and Priced Nice!

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 13, 2019 by GM

Thank you for your review. We are glad that your stay went well and hope to see you again in the future.

3 out of 5
The toilet didnt work ever well. The people were loud and had to go get 2 big towels. Overall it was pretty good.

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 13, 2019 by GM

thank you for you feedback. We're pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay with us . Thank you for your business and we look forward to your next visit.

1 out of 5
I loved the atual building itself because of the older qualities.

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019

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4 out of 5
Easy access from highway. Not far off track. Good to have late night check in.

Posted by on Oct 7, 2019

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2 out of 5
Don’t be confused, the property has the word Plaza in it, but it is not in Country Club Plaza. You will need to have $250.00 put on your charge account as a damage deposit and then must wait for your bank to clear the amount when they want. Everyone must do this. I’d never heard of such a thing! Then upon checking out, we discovered our car had been broken into and our personal information was stolen from our glove box. Security didn’t see anything on their tape. Our personal info was stolen and the hotel wasn’t concerned at all!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019

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1 out of 5
Wifi did not reach the room. Breakfast was a neglectful mess. Zero cleanliness and virtually no options. Very run down property. Unpleasant at every level. Dirty, pot smelly and guests running around shoeless.

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 17, 2019 by C

I am sorry for your unpleasant stay and we are working on improving our hotel and I do apologize about guest running around shoeless and will definitely address this as well.

1 out of 5
We did not stay. People are walking around the place with nothing on their feet, wearing provocative clothing, the place is over dirty, smelly, tv not working. I feel scared staying at that hotel, not a good vibe. My gut say leave immediately. I am recommending for police investigation to confirm any illegal activities (ie prostitution, drugs, child trafficking) I have no proof on this accusation but I followed my gut feeling.

Posted by on Jul 20, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 22, 2019 by C

I do try to eliminate prostitution and any illegal activities at this hotel but it's not always easy to verify or have evidence to always to evict people and so forth. I am sorry for your feelings of our hotel and we do not have any child trafficking. I can not control what people wear unfortunately but we are taking measures daily with new management to better the hotel and any issues which at times is a slow process. Again, I am sorry that you felt this vibe upon arrival at our hotel.

1 out of 5
No towels in room. Wasn't able to get all of the towels due to some still drying. Only able to get a couple channels on the t.v. & that was if the signal was good. Lost the channel many times! Wasn't able to call down to front desk about several things due to the phone not working. No dial tone, tried punching several buttons & yet still no dial tone. Did check and the phone was plugged in. Details listed online mentioned free wifi, iron board & iron, microwave, refrig, coffee maker, etc. Not one thing mentioned at check in about wifi password. Iron board was present but not the iron. No literature in room . Reused shampoo bottle in bathroom!!

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 25, 2019 by C

So sorry for your experience and lacking of towels which we had on order due to them vanishing so much and I was not aware of any tv malfunctions and wifi doesn't have a password and I will be addressing the issues you have expressed here.Again, I am sorry for your poor experience with us.

2 out of 5
I was told that I could do early check in when I called to ask about the property all I had to do was put it in the comments. When I got there to check in at about 130 a 1:45 I was told I couldn't do it early check-in that is not guaranteed. Then I was told by the guy at the desk they checked me in they gave me the key that I could go and see if the room was clean I tried to talk to the lady that was cleaning the rooms and she didn't speak English. The pictures that they show online or nothing like the rooms. It says no smoking but you can smell smoke all in the hallways of the hotel not a good hotel at all

Posted by on Jun 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 26, 2019 by C

Sorry for your poor experience with us. I am addressing the staff on how they should had made sure that saw note of early check in ND advised housekeeping to get it done by then and to honor the early check in..I am so sorry.

About the Best Host Inn Plaza Kansas City South

Location 5701 Longview Rd, Kansas City, MO 64137

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center and a meeting room are available. A fitness center and a vending machine are also featured at the business-friendly Best Host Inn Plaza Kansas City South. Free self parking is available. This Kansas City hotel is smoke free.

  • 126 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) (54.7 km / 34 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Host Inn Plaza Kansas City South offers 126 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free self-serve breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM.

Fuji Japanese Restaurant - Onsite restaurant.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets: USD 25 per pet, per day
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This hotel will place an authorization for all bookings whether payment for the stay will be made on site or at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation.

  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Cash or credit card deposit required


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Best Host Plaza Kansas City South
  • Grandview Kansas City South
  • BestHost Inn Plaza
  • Best Host Plaza Kansas City
  • Best Host Inn Plaza Kansas City South Hotel
  • Best Host Inn Plaza Kansas City South Kansas City
  • Best Host Inn Plaza Kansas City South Hotel Kansas City

You should know

  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.