Best Rooms: If you're in one of the pool side rooms, you'll not only overlook the pool, but also get a great view of the surrounding mountains. Ask for rooms 135, 148 and 248 as these offer the best views.
Best Rooms: For the best views of the city and the Country Club Plaza, consider upgrading to a King Plaza View Suite.
3 star hotel
Area: Plaza Westport
4.12 mi from Kansas City Zoo
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *07 and *10 - *16, on floors 3 - 6 (e.g. 307, 614), have the best views of Mill Creek Park and the surrounding city.
3.5 star hotel
4.21 mi from Kansas City Zoo
Best Rooms: Rooms facing south on Main St. are overlooking the Country Club Plaza. Standard rooms, as well as the Plaza View rooms offer this view. Rooms facing Warwick Blvd. may offer a partially obstructed view of the Kansas City Art Institute.
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *00 or *01, on floors 6 or higher (e.g. 600, 1201), have the best views (which are mostly of the shopping district). Other views are of the city or the pool, which can be seen from rooms ending in *04, *06 and *08, on floors 2 - 5 (e.g. 204, 306).
Best Rooms: There aren't any great views available, so your best option is to request a room facing the pool on any floor.