The Historic Elms Resort and Spa is currently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Elms Resort has played host to everyone from the Rockefeller's to the Roosevelt's. The most famous guest and event was when Harry S. Truman stayed the night as he won the election in 1948. It offers a venue that uniquely blends yesterday with today. Guests experience the charm of a historic retreat plus the many thoughtful amenities and services of a contemporary 4-star Hotel. In its restored state, the Elms Resort and Spa offers a unique, setting in which to enjoy the ultimate in lodging and meeting comforts and convenient with easy access to the Kansas City metropolitan area and Kansas City International Airport.