Travel and Accommodations

Getting to Kansas City

Airport Information
Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is 30 minutes north of the UMKC campus.  SuperShuttle buses service more than 90 hotels, with fares to the Plaza area costing $20 one-way. The average taxi fare to the Plaza area is about $60.

 

Driving Information
Major routes into Kansas City are I-70 from the east (St. Louis) and west (Denver), I-35 from the north (Des Moines) and southwest (Wichita), and I-29 from the northwest (Omaha).

 

Hotel Information

Most conference activities will take place on the UMKC campus, located near the historic Country Club Plaza. The preferred hotel for the RSVP conference is the Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza.

Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza

1 East 45th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.753.7400
Complementary breakfast buffet
Complementary shuttle to UMKC

 

 

We have worked directly with this hotel to guarantee a block of rooms at a reduced rate. To book this hotel, use this link: Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza RSVP Conference Reservations. When using this link, the booking code necessary to get our reduced rate will automatically populate. Please note that this link will not work from smart phones or tablets.

Guests that would like to call in and make reservations can call the central reservation line at 1.866.280.6326.

The cutoff date for guaranteed reservations at this hotel is August 18th, 2016.

UMKC works with several hotels in the area to obtain value rates and shuttle service, where available:


Best Western Seville Plaza Hotel

4309 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.561.9600
Complementary continental breakfast
Complementary shuttle to UMKC campus on Friday and Saturday

Embassy Suites Hotel
220 West 43rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.756.1720
Complementary full breakfast
Complementary reception from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Complementary shuttle to UMKC campus


Hampton Inn and Suites

4600 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64112
816.448.4627
Complementary breakfast buffet
Complementary shuttle to UMKC


Hotel Sorella

901 West 48th Place
Kansas City, MO 64112
816.931.0001
Complementary European breakfast
Complementary shuttle to UMKC


Intercontinental Hotel

401 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64112
816.756.1500


Marriott Country Club Plaza

4445 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
1.800.810.3708
Complementary shuttle to UMKC

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