Hotels Near the Midland Theatre in Kansas City

by Laura Latzko

Located in a renovated building that opened in 1927, The Midland by AMC hosts live musical acts and comedians. Hotels in downtown Kansas City that sit near the theater are also located within a short drive of the city’s Negro League baseball museum, blues clubs, sports facilities, zoo, contemporary art museum, children’s art museum and historic theaters. Since Kansas City can see weather in the 20s and 30s during the winter, many of the city’s downtown hotels have indoor swimming pools or cocktail lounges that guests can relax in during different seasons.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Kansas City Downtown

The Crowne Plaza Hotel Kansas City Downtown sits about 0.14 miles from The Midland by AMC. The hotel is located within walking distance of the Spirit Center, an arena that has live musical acts and college basketball games, and the Power and Light District, an area of Kansas City’s downtown area with a booming nightlife. For vacationers, the hotel provides an on-site car-rental service. You have a choice of getting food or drinks at the hotel’s on-site Starbucks, 24-hour lounge or American-style grill restaurant. The facility offers a heated outdoor swimming pool that is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Guest rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, on which you can watch on-demand movies. Some suites provide dining room tables for couples, families and others who want to eat in their rooms.

Holiday Inn Kansas City Downtown-Aladdin

Located about 0.2 miles from The Midland by AMC, the Holiday Inn Kansas City Downtown-Aladdin hotel is close to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, a museum featuring African sculptures, American paintings, Egyptian sculptures and Japanese ceramics. Music or movie aficionados will find guest rooms and suites that offer CD and DVD players. Some suites have living rooms equipped with arm chairs, sofas and refrigerators. The hotel’s mezzanine lounge is open 24 hours a day. The facility’s fine-dining restaurant offers food such as steaks and pork chops. At the hotel’s spa, you have a choice of massage treatments, manicures or pedicures. The hotel’s packages include items such as cocktails at the hotel’s lounge, in-house spa treatments, champagne or complimentary in-room breakfasts.

Hotel Phillips

The Hotel Phillips, a historic hotel that opened in 1931, sits about 0.3 miles from The Midland by AMC. The hotel is located within a five-minute drive of the 18th and Vine Jazz District, an area of Kansas City that is home to jazz and blues clubs and a jazz museum. At the luxury hotel, you can listen to live jazz musicians on Saturday nights in the hotel’s American-style restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant has dishes such as eggs benedict, pancakes, rib hoagies, fried chicken and calamari. On Sundays, the hotel offers a breakfast buffet that includes mimosas. The hotel’s restaurant delivers food to guest rooms 24 hours a day. For adults, the hotel provides bathrobes inside guest rooms. The hotel offers turndown and limousine rental services.

Kansas City Marriott Downtown

Found about 0.3 miles from The Midland by AMC, Kansas City Marriot Downtown sits near the Kansas City Zoo, a zoo with live sea lion shows. The hotel offers packages that include Nickelodeon activity books, a free pizza and on-demand movie, champagne, breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant, or gift certificates to area restaurants or bars. The hotel provides hors d’oeuvres, nonalcoholic drinks, concierge service and turndown service to people staying in some suites. Most suites feature hotel bathrobes and dining room tables with chairs for six individuals. Adults can have alcoholic beverages delivered to their rooms. The hotel’s dining options include a coffeehouse with doughnuts and American-style restaurants that serve hot and cold sandwiches. At the hotel’s fitness center, you can get massage treatments.

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