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Downtown Apartment with Amazing City Views and a Great Back Porch

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Enjoy city living at its finest in this 3rd floor walkup apartment in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

This unique apartment is walking distance to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the Kansas City Convention Center, the Sprint Center, Crossroads neighborhood, downtown and the West-side neighborhood; which means its walking distance to some of the best restaurants, coffee shops, galleries, clubs, theatre & performance venues in the metro area. I honestly don't believe there is a better location in all of Kansas City.

The apartment includes: a king bed in one bedroom and a queen bed in the other; Washer and Dryer; Fully equipped kitchen including gas stove; Outdoor space; High speed internet; DVR; and 200+ channel cable including HBO.

The apartment is entirely yours without restriction. The back porch is shared with two other apartments, one of which is occupied by permanent residents, the other by travelers like you, which presents an opportunity to connect with your neighbors.

Use my parking pass for free parking (for one car) in the 'Arts District Garage' at 17th & Broadway (across the street); otherwise use on-street parking.

More Details

Property Manager
Steven S
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2018

About Steven S

I enjoy cooking, travel, hiking, frisbee, art, architecture, soccer, golf, ballet, BBQ, beer with a bite, full bodied wine, an occasional stiff drink, strong coffee and most of all, time with my family and friends.

Why Steven S chose Westside North

Everyone who's stayed here has found this property to be more comfortable, more interesting, and a better value compared to staying in a hotel.

What makes this apartment unique

The Location is amazing!! I particularly appreciate the great views of the city that you get in three directions (North, South, East) . Besides the view, you will be within walking distance of some really great neighborhood (non-chain) restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques, along with world renowned music and performance venues.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Westside North in Kansas City

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Jacuzzi
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Downtown Apartment with Amazing City Views and a Great Back Porch
average rating of 4.7954545 based on 44 reviews

Only problem was heat not working. But STEVE quickly responded and fixed

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Much larger than pics show. I highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Apartment is tastefully decorated with lots of homey touches

  • 3 of 5

Great communication with owner who is super responsive. Great kitchen and laundry facilities. I only had two areas of disappointment: the deck and building. The picture of the view from the deck is very misleading. It is in terrible shape, shared with other properties and looks out over a parking lot with recreational vehicles. The building really shows its age and smells of kitty litter. Once inside the apartment those things don’t matter. The living room could use more comfortable chairs

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your feedback Roxanne, truly I do. I understand that a.) the back porch was less than you expected and b.) the old building in which this apartment resides left something to be desired, especially the stairwell which smelled of kitty litter (presumably from one of the other seven apartments in the building). The good news is I can improve on both and I will strive to do so. Regarding the old building, I can improve the stairwell but, not so much the old building, showing its age. Because I've been dissatisfied with the condition of the building's stairwell myself in the past, I've asked my cleaning person, Pam, to clean the stairwell after each guest's stay. We can and will do more with regard to making sure the stairwell also smells clean and not like kitty litter :-) . If the 100+ year old building were mine, I'd spiff it up a bit so that it showed its age less but, I merely lease the property so I can't do much with the building itself. Thank you for your positive comments regarding the interior or the apartment itself. It sounded like I'm doing pretty good on that score which is perhaps the most important aspect of a rented apartment. I am planning to purchase new living room chairs though, the ones I have in there are a bit quirky and not for everyone. Regarding the back porch: Yes the back porch is shared but that should not have been a surprise to you since the following is an excerpt from the property listing description, "The back porch is shared with two other apartments, one of which is occupied by permanent residents, the other by travelers like you, which presents an opportunity to connect with your neighbors." I agree that the outdoor back porch is in need of some love. The outdoor furniture on the back porch needs a refresh; I'll get on that. Yes, there is a parking lot visible from the back porch, but so to is there a view of some of KC most iconic architectural gems. I have found there are those folks whose perception of that view from the back porch can not get past the parking lot and you are among them. Its a glass half empty/full sort of thing. I don't want that to sound like a slam on you, its not; but I know that I and others see the view from the back differently than you do. Its just how we're built, each with our perceptions. Please come back and see if I haven't make some of the improvements I've talked about here, but if you choose not to, lets hope that your fellow travelers will hold me to accounts. :-)
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Loved the apartment. Steven was fantastic and took time to greet me and show me around.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful little rental. Very quite and clean. Steven was a great host and explained everything and gave me the low down on places to go and places to eat. Would rent this again!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the apartment very much. Had everything we needed for our stay! Enjoyed the view from the deck!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment and super location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. The apartment was nice and very well equipped for all of our needs. The location was great and close to the convention center. I felt very safe. Our girls and I were normally by ourselves and I felt very comfortable coming in and out without my husband. Great location only two blocks from the free KC street car. Also, the free parking garage was an added bonus. When we left we didn't have to clean any of the bedding or towels. Our host said they would take care of it. How nice!!! Would recommend and stay again. Also, rooms were even bigger than they look in the pictures. Thanks!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall great place

  • 4 of 5

The condo was exactly as advertised. We rented this place so we could walk to the convention center. Steven assured me it was a 10 min. Walk and he was correct. He provided free, undercover parking one block away which was really nice! Our rental car wasn't parked on the street. We were in Kansas City on Easter weekend. The whole Bld. was quiet so sleeping wasn't a problem. The unit had an air conditioning problem, but Steven worked quickly to get it fixed on the holiday weekend! He has fans in the unit so that was a life saver! Wonderful owner to rent from!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19.6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Westside Local
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Los Tules
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Westside North, Kansas

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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £72.19
Cleaning £43.31

Until confirmed, rates subject to change without notice.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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