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Thomas Hart Benton Room

Southmoreland is waiting for you!

A historically themed guest room on the second floor features a queen-sized oak four-poster bed and unique Mission era furniture, setting the scene for select Benton artworks. The room boasts a cozy ambiance with a warm feel. An adjoining covered outdoor deck and a full bath complete this homage to Kansas City art history.

Thomas Hart Benton at Southmoreland on the Plaza

  • Southmoreland, a historic 1913 Mansion located in the heart of Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, is dedicated to providing a unique alternative to classic downtown hotels with a focus on hospitality and comfort.
  • The main floor features a living room with a gas fireplace and wet bar, a dining room with a lengthy wood table, and a sunroom with a porch swing. The veranda offers floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the garden in the summer.
  • Guestrooms showcase unique Mission era furniture, including a queen-sized oak and copper four-poster bed, creating a historic context with select Benton works. The second-floor room includes a private deck and a full bath, immersing guests in Kansas City's history.
  • The House accommodates up to 28 guests for a stayover and up to 40 guests for onsite events, making it an ideal venue for intimate family gatherings, weddings, or corporate events.
  • The property features 24-hour secure access, with WiFi-enabled locks on entrance and interior doors. Contactless check-in adds ease and flexibility to your arrival, ensuring a comfortable and secure stay.
  • The staff is available during daytime hours for questions and guest needs, and an answering service is in place for concerns and emergencies during the evenings.
  • The Southmoreland is located in the historic Southmoreland neighborhood, steps away from the renowned Nelson Atkins Art Museum, Kemper Museum for Contemporary Art, and the Kansas City Art Institute. Conveniently close to the Plaza Shopping district, guests can enjoy the local attractions, including picnics on the museum lawns.
  • The property's central location allows for easy access to major interstates, the Plaza (5-minute walk), Westport (15-minute walk), and downtown. Uber rides are a minimal expense, and guests can also explore nearby sites on foot.
  • Limited parking is available in the driveway (14 spaces), and guests are encouraged to bring compact vehicles. Street parking is typically available as well.
  • While individual rooms do not have kitchen access, a microwave is provided in the dining room for all guests. For those seeking a private option, the entire house (12 rooms) or the entire property (14 rooms) can be rented; interested parties can contact management for more information.



  • General
    1. Covered Deck
    2. Balcony
    3. Free WiFi
    4. Air conditioning
    5. Internet
    6. Wireless
    7. Hair Dryer
    8. Heating
    9. Essentials
    10. Shampoo
    11. Hangers
    12. Iron
    13. Laptop Friendly workspace
    14. TV
    15. Linens
    16. Garden or backyard
    17. Hot water
    18. Extra pillows and blankets
    19. Smart TV
  • 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. 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
  • 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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