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Col. Robert Van Horn Room

Southmoreland is waiting for you!

Ideal for both leisure and business trips, our 2nd-floor room in Kansas City features a queen-sized bed with a 6-foot high carved headboard and turn-of-the-century oak furnishings. A porcelain Vermont Castings freestanding fireplace, available seasonally from October 15 to April 1, adds a cozy touch. The room also includes a restored original bath for your convenience. Perfect for corporate accommodations, enjoy the authentic Cape Cod ambiance during your stay.

Col. Robert Van Horn at Southmoreland on the Plaza

  • Southmoreland, a historic 1913 Mansion, is dedicated to providing a unique and comfortable hospitality experience in the heart of Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza.
  • Conveniently located, the mansion offers a charming main floor with a living room featuring a gas fireplace and wet bar, a dining room with a lengthy wood table, and a sunroom with a porch swing. The veranda boasts floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the garden during the summer.
  • The dreamy second-floor room features a cozy Vermont Castings freestanding fireplace and a comfortable queen-sized bed amidst turn-of-the-century carved oak furnishings. An original bath, meticulously restored, adjoins this inviting space.
  • Sumptuous seating and contemporary ease characterize the house, providing a prime location for relaxation. With spaces like the harvest dining room, sunroom, veranda, and outdoor patio, the property accommodates up to 28 guests for a stayover and up to 40 guests for onsite events, perfect for intimate family gatherings, weddings, or corporate events.
  • The property ensures 24-hour secure access with WiFi-enabled locks, offering contactless check-in for guest convenience. Dedicated staff is available during daytime hours for any questions or concerns, with an answering service in the evenings for emergencies.
  • Located in the historic Southmoreland neighborhood, the mansion is steps away from renowned attractions such as the Nelson Atkins Art Museum, Kemper Museum for Contemporary Art, and the Kansas City Art Institute. The Plaza Shopping district and downtown are easily accessible by a short walk or Uber ride.
  • The property offers proximity to major interstates and key destinations, including a 30-minute drive to Kansas City International Airport, Arrowhead Stadium, Kauffman Stadium, and other notable locations.
  • Individual rooms do not have access to the kitchen, but a microwave is available in the dining room for all guests. Limited parking is provided in the driveway (14 spaces), and street parking is typically available.
  • For those seeking a private experience, the option to rent the entire house (12 rooms) or the entire property (14 rooms) is available, and interested parties can contact management for more information.



  • General
    1. Fireplace
    2. Air conditioning
    3. Internet
    4. Wireless
    5. Hair Dryer
    6. Heating
    7. Essentials
    8. Shampoo
    9. Hangers
    10. Iron
    11. Laptop Friendly workspace
    12. TV
    13. Linens
    14. Garden or backyard
    15. Hot water
    16. Extra pillows and blankets
    17. Wood stove
    18. Smart TV
    19. Clothing storage
    20. Ceiling fan
  • Parking
    1. Street parking
    2. Free parking
  • Safety
    1. Smoke detector
    2. Carbon Monoxide Detector
    3. First aid kit
    4. Fire Extinguisher
    5. Outdoor lighting
  • Kitchen & dining
    1. Microwave
    2. Coffee/tea maker
    3. Wood Burning Stove
    4. Refrigerator
    5. Dining room
    6. Kitchen utensils
    7. Kitchen island
    8. Coffee
    9. Freezer
    10. Wine glasses
  • Bathroom
    1. Robes
    2. Shower
    3. Toilet
    4. Body soap
    5. Conditioner
    6. Shower gel
  • Accessibility
    1. Wheelchair not accessible
  • Attractions
    1. Coin laundry
    2. Museums
    3. Zoo
  • Leisure
    1. Shopping
  • Outdoors
    1. Bicycle
    2. Golf
  • Policy
    1. Luggage dropoff allowed
    2. Cleaning before checkout
  • Sports
    1. Golf optional
    2. Ice skating
    3. Rock climbing
  • Themes
    1. Historic
  • Cleanliness
    1. Contactless Check-In/Out

Availability Calendar

House Rules

Check-in: 4 pm
Check-out: 10 am
Children: not allowed
Infants: not allowed
Pets: not allowed
Smoking inside: not allowed
Parties and events: not allowed

Cancellation Policy

Time Prior to Event

Cancellation Fee

8+ days


1-7 days

50% of entire booking

0 days

100% of entire booking


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