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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I am unable to change my previous post about the Elms, For some reason, I had only entered 1 star & it should of been 5. If you want to be treated like the rich & famous just visit the Elms. Such professional staff in Hotel, Spa & Restaurant ! Very well worth your time & money!

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Saint Charles, Missouri
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Elms has a type of magic quality to as one approaches the front entrance. The towering stone structure jutting skyward with a wonderful vintage lighted sign atop the building. Guests are greeted with such dignity as if one is royalty. The check in desk set squarely in the center of the lobby attend by very pleasant and accommodating staff....

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stayed at The Elms for a wedding held there. We loved it. Charming rooms. A little on the smaller size but very efficient and comfortable for an older hotel. The restaurants and bars are delightful. The staff throughout the facility were great. Amazing setting. The whole facility is like a trip back in time. A few guests even dressed...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I had heard such good things about the hotel, but it didn't live up to the hype. When we first got there the elevator wasn't working. Our room was on the 5th floor so the whole stay started out bad. Was wanting to take a dip in the outside hot tub but found leaves and junk in the bottom. The...

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Topeka, Ks
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We loved the pool and hot tubs. It is the most unique hotel in the KC Metro and is perfect for a quick getaway in the area. The area was quiet and serene so we were able to relax with our family. We will be back again.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing weekend at The Elms. The staff is well trained and proud of their property. They made great lunch reccomendations in their neay downtown area. We enjoyed a fun Christmas kickoff parade and came back to the hotel for an amazing dinner and "ghost tour" with Jay. The history of the place is pretty...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great price, awesome location. We stayed in the presidential suite and it was worth every penny! Our room was on the fifth floor, and they offered appetizers and drinks every night at 5 PM for fifth for guests only. They have a spa on location which is beautiful. A giant pool outside a huge spa outside, and a lap pool...

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Leawood, Kansas
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Ambiance, spa, room, pools and history make The Elms a great little get-a-way. The spa and pools are a must do. Restaurant is decent. Fun cocktails on the menu. Tavern bar is great! Rooms are nice. Grounds are pretty to walk around. Recommend going out to Fence Stile winery. Only a 10 min drive. The hotel has a trolley shuttle...

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Hartford, South Dakota
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Two girlfriends and I visited for a quick weekend getaway. All of the staff were very polite and very accommodating. When you walk in the front doors, it's like going back in time! Food in the restaurant was delicious! When the hotel gets busy, cell reception is pretty much gone inside the hotel, but you're on vacation anyway! The Spa...

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Topeka, Kansas
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My girlfriend and I just stayed at The Elms 11/4 through 11/6 and let me just say that this charming old hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway. We stayed in room 318 and while the view wasn't anything to write home about we loved the layout with a living room and then a corridor to a separate bedroom and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is more than just an escape from the everyday.It’s an ageless journey to a place where life moves alittle slower. And now, our renovated hotel and spabring The Elms into an entirely new age. It’s thesame old charm, newly appointed. So be our guest.Experience this iconic hotel anew, rejuvenate at thespa and explore charming Excelsior Springs. Wethink you’ll find it to your liking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elms Hotel and Spa

Address: 401 Regent St., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
Region: United States > Missouri > Excelsior Springs
Price Range: RM611 - RM955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Elms Hotel and Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 153
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Also Known As:
The Elms Hotel Excelsior Springs
Elms Hotel Excelsior Springs
Elm Resort
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“If you're looking for a quiet getaway, I would suggest a weekday stay during the offseason.”
 of 5 bubbles RoyM249, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I like the rooms which overlook the pool”
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“Hidden treasure that everyone should experience. ”
 of 5 bubbles cdbryso, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would not suggest room 220 due to loud noises”
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“King room was great.”
 of 5 bubbles Mwex1, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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