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The Elms Hotel & Spa

    An iconic destination for more 125 years, The Elms Hotel & Spa is renowned for its beautifully appointed accommodations, lavish amenities, lovely grounds and gardens and standard-setting service.

    Throughout its storied history, The Elms has been frequented by celebrities, politicians, and notorious persons alike, earning international fame and establishing itself as an integral part of Excelsior Springs history.

    Hotel Highlights

    • 153 handsomely appointed guest rooms and suites
    • Spa at The Elms, a 25,000-square-foot day spa
    • Concierge service
    • 88 at The Elms, our on-site restaurant and lounge
    • The Tavern, our pub-inspired on-site lounge
    • Café at The Elms, serving The Roasterie coffee and Elms-made pastries
    • 16 acres of beautifully landscaped resort gardens and grounds
    • Outdoor activities and lawn games
    • Multiple pools and hot tubs
    • High-speed wireless Internet access
    • Convenient to Kansas City and Des Moines

    Guest Rooms & Suites

    Classic Rooms offer the choice of one king bed, one queen bed or two queen beds.

    Superior Rooms offer the choice of 1 king bed or one queen bed, and feature more space and a comfortable seating area.

    Parlor Suites are spacious two-room suites with the choice of one king bed or two queen beds, and are equipped with a mini refrigerator and sofa bed.

    Signature Suites include both a comfortable seating area and bedroom area, and include a mini refrigerator and a sofa bed.

    Presidential Suites are our grandest accommodations, and offer a comfortable seating area and a bedroom area with a king bed, as well as a luxurious bathtub, mini refrigerator and a sofa bed.

    The Royal Experience

    Receive “The Royal Treatment”, our highest level of service, with rooms and suites on our private 5th floor providing you with a Royal Experience. In addition to upgraded linens and bath products, Guests of Royal Experience rooms and suites are granted private access to:

    • A Royal concierge lounge
    • Snacks and soft drinks available in the lounge area
    • A Welcome Reception featuring complimentary beer, wine and appetizers from 5 – 7 p.m.

    The Royal Treatment is available Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights only

    Resort Fee

    A daily resort fee of $15.00 per room per night covers the following:

    • Wireless internet access throughout the hotel
    • Access to our gym, pool, lap pool and hot tub
    • On-site parking
    • In-room Keurig coffee and tea set up
    • In-room bottled water and water available in lobby and pool
    • Weekend guest activities
    • Yoga on Saturdays and movement classes on Sundays
    • Frozen grapes and chilled hand towels available Memorial Day through Labor Day
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    Our Excelsior Springs Hotel Specials & Packages

      Dine & Dream

      Elms Dine & Dream Package Includes:

      • Overnight Accommodations for two
      • $30 Daily Food & Beverage Credit at 88 Elms, 2019 OpenTable Diner's Choice Winner!

      Package Starts at $159.00

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      Stay & Spa

      Stay Monday through Thursday and receive a 50 minute relaxation massage and grotto access.

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      Paranormal Tour Package

      The Elms Hotel & Spa has been said to be host to several spirits over the years, the origin of which has been the center of many a spirited discussion. Join us on our nightly paranormal tour where we explore the haunted history and ghost legends of the hotel. Our Paranormal Tour Package includes two tickets to our nightly Paranormal Tour and luxury accommodations for two.

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      Advanced Purchase Offer

      Commit to The Elms at least 8 days in advance and save 20% off our best available rates.

      Reservations are non-refundable and full pre-payment required at time of booking.

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      Spa at the Elms

        Situated near the salubrious springs for which the town is named, The Elms has been a refuge for those seeking rejuvenation and refreshment since 1888. In this tradition, the newly renovated Spa at The Elms—an expansive 25,000-square-foot facility—offers a place where you can spend your days in serenity with pampering spa treatments and a wide array of amenities.

        Spa Features

        • Salon
        • Vichy Showers
        • Soaking Tubs
        • Indoor/Outdoor Pool
        • Spa Boutique
        • Spa treatment menu
        • Spa Pricing List
        • Please call the spa directly at 816-629-2521 to make an appointment. 

        Spa Amenities Open to Hotel Guests

        • Hot tubs
        • Indoor European lap pool
        • 24-hour fitness room

        The Grotto

        In ancient Rome, Roman baths consisted of a series of rooms offering cold, warm and hot baths, as well as steamy and dry rooms, all designed to offer restoration and repose. The Grotto at The Elms Hotel & Spa is our modern take on a traditional Roman bath, featuring a collection of soothing chambers in which to relax and rejuvenate in richly appointed surroundings.

        The Grotto Experience

        • Dry sauna
        • Steam sauna
        • Hot tub
        • Cold plunge shower
        • Steam shower
        • Exfoliation bar
        Age Requirements – Spa services and use of the grotto is reserved for guests 18 years of age and over.
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        Dining at the Elms

          88 at The Elms

          Savor rustic American Midwest fare prepared using fresh ingredients sourced from local farms, as well as vegetables and herbs harvested from The Elms' own raised-bed gardens. Our seasonal menus offer uncomplicated cuisine at its best, with hearth-baked breads and tarts, spit-roasted meats, simply dressed pastas and fresh fish flown in daily. Dishes rely on a few perfect ingredients combined to bring out the best of each, for a dining experience that's as unfussy as the restaurant's casually sophisticated ambiance.

          88 at The Elms Hours

          • Breakfast 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM Daily |Menu
          • Lunch 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Daily | Menu
          • Dinner 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Sun - Thu) | Menu
          • Dinner 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Fri - Sat)


          Missouri beer, wine and coffee figure prominently on our beverage menu, including Fence Stiles, Boulevard and The Roasterie. Our cocktail selection features classic American standards such as Aviation, Perfect, Vesper, Sazerac, and Blood and Sand.

          88 Lounge Hours
          • Sunday - Thursday 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
          • Friday - Saturday 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
          • Lounge Menu Served 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Sun - Thursday)  2:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Fri - Sat)

          The Tavern

          Come relax and enjoy cocktails and conversation in The Tavern, a second lounge at The Elms. The Tavern also offers a lounge menu that features salty snacks and pub fare.

          The Tavern Hours
          • Thursday - Saturday 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
          • Lounge Food Menu 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Thur) | 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Fri & Sat)  Menu

          Cafe at The Elms (Open Daily at 6:00 AM)

          Wake up with a piping hot espresso shot and a fresh-from-the-oven pastry perfected by our talented in-house bakers. Refresh in the afternoon with a delicious cup of our very own blend of coffee roasted from a local coffee company, The Roasterie. Stop by  for coffee and dessert created in-house by our talented staff.

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