A circa 1912, 153-room hotel and spa. Rest your head where the famous (Harry S. Truman) and infamous (Al Capone) have slept. Amenities include a 19,000-square-foot spa; hot tubs; pools; and a restaurant.The Elms is 30 minutes north of downtown Kansas City. The hotel completed a massive renovation in 2012. Our Spa at the Elms has a comprehensive and welcoming selection of relaxing spa treatments. Our restaurant offers fine dining in a relaxing atmosphere.