Wichita, Kansas, USA, is the largest city in Kansas. It is a big city and there is so much to do, so staying a while is necessary. Being away from familiar surroundings is never easy, but these places will make you feel right at home:
This place feels more like a small, comfortable apartment instead of a hotel room. It is a clean place with nice staff, to boot, which is how a home away from home should be.
This place is also in a great location and close to the Botanica Wichita Gardens. Also close by, is the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport, which is only a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Highlights of this hotel are the free Wi-Fi and free public parking. In addition, children under 18 years old, stay free of charge when using the existing beds. Also, any additional older children or adults stay for free when using an existing bed. One child under 2 years of age can stay for free, in a crib. Finally, one older child or adult can stay for free in an extra bed.
Hotel at WaterWalk
Address: 711 South Main Street, Wichita, KS 67213, (see map)
Price: From 85 USD
This hotel is also close to the airport, at only 13 miles (21 kilometers) away. The hotel has friendly staff, a pool, fitness center, kitchen/kitchenette, iPod docks, free high-speed internet and a free breakfast. The suites are huge and equipped with modern furniture and satellite television. All in all, SpringHill Suites make for a nice place to stay with family and at a reasonable price.
SpringHill Suites Wichita East at Plazzio
Address: 1220 North Greenwich Road, Wichita, KS 67206 (see map)
Price: from 94 USD
This Marriott hotel boasts breathtaking city views from its large rooms. The Ambassador Hotel is centrally located in downtown Wichita and the customer service is quite welcoming. The hotel offers its guests free Wi-Fi, iPod docks, 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, a 24-hour fitness center, a bar/lounge, an Italian restaurant, free bottled water and a free shuttle to the airport.
Take a 15-minute walk and you will reach the Museum of World Treasures, where you will find Egyptian mummies and Ivan the T-Rex as well as other exhibits that are fun to explore.
Ambassador Hotel Wichita, Autograph Collection
Address: 104 South Broadway Street, Wichita, KS 67202 (see map)
Price: from 135 USD
This peaceful place is located in a historic building and, as the name boasts, is located in the center of Old Town, Wichita. The Victorian style décor is unique and refreshing. I find it very cute and it reminds me of hotels in New Orleans, Louisiana. Lots of people love the rooms, the hotel staff and its proximity to attractions. Being located in the Old Town district means you are conveniently situated in a pleasant area where you can shop, eat or just go for a stroll.
Hotel at Old Town
Address: 830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202 (see map)
Price from 95 USD
This is a quiet and peaceful hotel. The best part of this hotel, besides its lovely décor, is that is located in the heart of downtown and is only 7-minutes from the airport and a 12-minute drive to the Sedgwick County Zoo. The hotel offers its guests an indoor-outdoor pool, hot tub, free Wi-Fi, an on-site restaurant and a fitness center.
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview Wichita
Address: 400 West Douglas Avenue, Wichita, KS 67202 (see map)
Price: from 100 USD
What makes this place a nice place to stay is the cleanliness, great location and friendly staff. The suites are spacious and great for families. It’s conveniently located within walking distance from Wichita State University and there is a shopping complex nearby.
This hotel has a few nice features that make it a favorite choice for its guests. A free breakfast and hospitality hour are great touches and, last but not least, guests get free full access to the local Genesis Health Club. This is a great perk, since the Genesis Health Club is Wichita’s largest health club facility.
The Inn at Tallgrass
Address: 2280 North Tara Circle, Wichita, KS 67226 (see map)
Price: from 89 USD
The Courtyard Wichita at Old Town is another option for those who are planning a stay in Wichita and want to be in Old Town. Old town is a great place to shop, eat and just kick back and relax.
Major attractions like the Museum of World Treasures and the Sedgwick County Zoo are close by. Finally, the courteous staff make you feel right at home. Give this place a try, for sure.
Courtyard Wichita at Old Town
Address: 820 East 2nd Street North, Wichita, KS 67202 (see map)
Price: from 99 USD
I bet you can guess by the name that this hotel is close to the airport but it is also close to downtown Wichita. The Hampton Inn & Suites-Wichita/Airport, KS offers its guests shuttle service to and from the airport. It is very family friendly with an indoor pool. Guests rave about the staff and the breakfast, with many planing to return. A great hotel to consider.
Hampton Inn & Suites-Wichita/Airport, KS
Address: 7230 West Harry, Wichita, KS 67209 (see map)
Price: from 88.40 USD
Aloft Wichita is close to Wichita State University and is the ideal place if you’re planning on paying the university a visit. It’s also a short drive to Wichita Old Town and is a highly rated hotel for couples. Other than enjoying the friendly service, you can also refuel at the restaurant or grab a drink at the bar. There’s also a fitness center and a sun terrace, for those that want to soak up some rays. If you’re traveling with a pet, it’s also helpful to know that the hotel is pet-friendly.
While a little pricier, the Hyatt Regency Wichita is an ideal option for a hotel with some additional amenities. It’s centrally located and has both an on-site restaurant and a heated pool that you can take a dip in, during the colder months. There’s also a 24-hour fitness center for the health conscious and two hot tubs to unwind in. The hotel is just a short distance away from the Old Town and other popular spots.
Wichita is a big and scenic place, so it is hard to choose where to stay in this lovely town. It all depends on which attractions you’d like to be close to, but all of the recommendations on this list, are a safe choice. Make your choice and enjoy Wichita!
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