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Howard Johnson Plaza Kansas City Hotel and Conference Center

1601 N Universal Ave, I-435 and Front Street-Exit 57, Kansas City, MO 64120 US

Check in:
After 4:00 PM
Check in: After 4:00 PM
Check out:
Before 11:00 AM
Check out: Before 11:00 AM
TripAdvisor Rating
2.55Average TripAdvisor Overall Rating of 2.5 of 5 for Howard Johnson Plaza Kansas City Hotel and Conference Center
Howard Johnson Plaza Kansas City Hotel and Conference Center
  • Phone Numbers
      Phone: 1-816-245-5500
      Fax: 1-816-231-1418
  • No smoking
  • Up to 2 pets with a max weight of 25 lbs each are allowed for a non-refundable charge of $25 per stay. Pet Sanitation Fee is $20 if applicable. ADA defined service animals are welcome at this hotel.

Howard Johnson Plaza Kansas City Hotel and Conference Center in Kansas City, MissouriHoward Johnson Plaza Kansas City Hotel and Conference Center in Kansas City, Missouri
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Pet-Friendly Full-Service Conference Hotel Near Kansas City Attractions

Welcome to our Howard Johnson Plaza Kansas City Hotel and Conference Center. With a convenient location off Interstate 435 and Front Street, and easy access to Interstates 35 and 29, our full-service hotel in Kansas City is close to several attractions, nightlife, casinos, shopping and corporate locations, making our pet-friendly Kansas City hotel ideal for business and leisure travelers alike.

Enjoy amenities including a heated indoor and outdoor pool, fitness center, ample free parking, fully equipped business center and two on-site dining options. Free Rise & Dine continental breakfast or a full made to order breakfast menu available for a nominal fee.  Free Wi-Fi Internet access are must-have amenities, and after a successful day of meetings in our 13,500-square-feet of contemporary conference space, retreat to one of our spacious non-smoking guest rooms, each equipped with flat-screen TV, ergonomic desk and plush bedding; or upgrade to a suite, complete with refrigerator, wet bar and sitting area.



Roll the dice at several nearby casinos, including Harrah’s and the Isle of Capri, or for a great family adventure, Worlds of Fun theme park promises lots of fun and laughs. Cheer on the Kansas City Royals at Kaufman Stadium, the Missouri Mavericks at Independence Event Center, or for incredible thrills and heart-pumping excitement, head to Kansas Motor Speedway and watch a NASCAR race. Nightlife and entertainment beckon at the Power and Light District, or enjoy a leisurely stroll through our own scenic trails – available on-site at our Kansas City, MO hotel.


Lakeside Restaurant and Clubhouse Bar and Grill are on-site at our hotel in Kansas City where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, or a refreshing beverage and happy hour specials.


Plan your next business or social event at our Kansas City hotel, large or small. With 20 meeting rooms and over 13,500-square-feet of flexible space, we can accommodate up to 1,000 guests.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast: Complimentary Breakfast offered

  • Business

    Business: Onsite Business Center

  • Gym

    Gym: Onsite Fitness center

  • Internet

    Internet: High Speed Internet Access

  • Pets

    Pets: Pet Friendly Hotel, see policy for info.

  • Pool

    Pool: Pool

  • Restaurant

    Restaurant: Onsite Restaurant

  • Meeting

    Meeting: Onsite Meetings Rooms

  • Truck/Bus Parking

    Truck/Bus Parking: Truck/Bus Parking

  • ATM

    ATM: Onsite ATM

  • Car Parking

    Car Parking: Parking Available

  • Bar

    Bar: Onsite Bar/Lounge

Amenities & Services

  • Accessible Facilities
        Elevator access to all levels
        Elevator near disability accessible rooms
        Flat terrain between parking and entrance
        Hotel entrance is wheel accessible
        Parking / drop off point adjacent to entrance
        Restaurant/bar menus available in 14pt print
        Wheelchair-Accessible Elevators
  • Business Center
        Audio-Visual Equipment
        Bulletin Board
        Business Center
        Computer Access
        Equipment Rental
        Flip Chart/Markers
        Meeting Support Services
        Name Cards/Holders
        Projector - Overhead
        Registration Area
  • Commercial
        Mail Services
  • Dining and Entertainment
        Bar / Lounge
  • Health Activities and Sports
        Fitness Center
        Indoor Heated Pool
        Indoor Pool
        Outdoor Heated Pool
        Outdoor Pool
  • Hotel Info and Services
        100% Non-Smoking Property
        ATM/Cash Machine
        Convenience Store
        Directional Signage
        Event Planning Services
        Front Desk
        Hospitality Room
        Ice Machine
        Vending Machines
        Wake-Up Calls
  • Meeting and Event Facilities
        Banquet Facility
        Conference Rooms
        Exhibition Rooms
        Meeting and Conference Services
        Meeting Rooms
  • Safety & Security
        Alarms - Audible in Public Areas
        Doors - Have View Ports
        Doors - Self-Closing
        Electronic Room Key System
        Emergency Exit Maps
        Emergency Lighting
        Entrance - Accessible By Interior Corridor
        Fire Detectors
        Fire Detectors - In Hallways
        Fire Detectors - in Public Areas
        Guest room floors - Multiple exits
        Smoke Alarms/Detectors - Audible
        Smoke Alarms/Detectors - Audible In Hallways
        Smoke Alarms/Detectors - Audible In Public Areas
        Windows - Locks
        Windows - Open
  • Technology Services
        Computer Printing
        Fax Service
        High Speed Internet Access - Business Center
        High Speed Internet Access - Meeting Rooms
        High Speed Internet Access - Public Areas
        Public Computer Access
        Wireless Data Connection - Business Center
        Wireless Data Connection - Meeting Rooms
        Wireless Data Connection - Public Areas
  • Transportation and Parking
        Bus/Truck Parking
        Disabled Parking
        Outdoor Parking
        Parking - Motorcycle
        Parking - Trailer
        Parking – Car
        RV Parking

Hotel Policies

  • Check-In Time
      4:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time
      11:00 AM
  • Children Stay Free Policy
      Yes And Child Max Age is 17
  • Pet Policy
      Up to 2 pets with a max weight of 25 lbs each are allowed for a non-refundable charge of $25 per stay. Pet Sanitation Fee is $20 if applicable. ADA defined service animals are welcome at this hotel.
  • Smoke Free Policy
      100% Non Smoking

Hotel Fees

  • Rollaway Bed
      Starting at 20 USD per night



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