This property is situated among shopping and restaurants, within a 1-minute drive of Highway 96. With the Colonel James Jabara Airport (KAOO) within a 5-minute drive of this hotel, on-site dry cleaning and free Wi-Fi, this property is well suited for business travellers.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV with pay-per-view movies, a desk, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Select rooms also include a DVD player and accessible rooms are available. Suites at this hotel offer more spacious accommodations and also include a mini-fridge, a microwave and a sofabed.
Free parking is available on site and pets under 25 lbs are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $25 per stay (limited to three pets per room).
A free breakfast is served from 6 am to 9:30 am on weekdays and from 6:30 am to 10 am on weekends. The on-site restaurant, Royal Buffet, serves lunch and dinner.
Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a business centre, free newspapers, same-day dry cleaning, an ice machine and safe deposit boxes. Guests of this hotel also receive free passes to the Genesis Health Club, which is a 5-minute drive away.
The Bradley Fair Shopping Centre is a 6-minute drive away, while the Wichita State University is 10 minutes away by car. The Museum of World Treasures is located in the Wichita city centre, which is about a 20-minute drive away. The Wichita Art Museum and Wichita Ice Center, a sporting arena, are both about 20 to 25 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on September 10, 2013: Free breakfast hours.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed generally satisfied with their stay at this hotel.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable, while a couple of reviewers said that their rooms were quiet.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service.
Many reviewers found the hotel conveniently located near shopping, restaurants and the highway.
A few guests enjoyed the on-site pool and one of these guests described the pool area as clean.
Several reviewers appreciated the free breakfast, however, there were some mixed opinions about the free breakfast (see below for more details).
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.
As mentioned above, several guests complained about the food served at the free breakfast. A couple of reviewers agreed that the dining room was too small and that the buffet selection was not frequently replenished.
A few reviewers found the in-room climate-control units ineffective.
A couple of guests found the beds old and uncomfortable. While many reviewers described their rooms as clean, a couple of guests said that the rooms did not meet their expectations.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.1 out of 5, with 96% of 56 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #50 out of 81 hotels in Wichita, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 41 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 10, 2013 to verify some information.