Located about a 2-minute drive from the nearest Highway 400 on-ramp in east Wichita, the Marriott Wichita is suitable for business or vacation travellers who require a hotel with on-site dining, meeting/banquet space and easy highway access.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms comes equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request and pets are not permitted.
The hotel also offers an indoor/outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, 17,000 square feet of meeting/banquet space, a business centre, laundry service and free parking. On-site dining is available at Cinnabar Cafe (serving breakfast and lunch daily), as well as Black Angus Grille and Corrigan's Grill and Bar, which both serve dinner daily.
Wichita's city centre is about an 11-minute drive from the hotel, while Towne East Square offers shopping 5 minutes away by car. McConnell Air Force Base is approximately a 12-minute drive away and Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) is a 16-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 27, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and location.
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by lodgers, who found them efficient, friendly, accommodating and professional. One guest noted, "From the time you walk in the door to the front desk with enough people to serve you, to the concierge lounge with real food and staff which take the time to talk to you as they work, all the way to the chocolate on the pillows, this hotel goes the extra mile".
Numerous reviewers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean and spacious, with comfortable beds, reliable Wi-Fi and good water pressure. One patron remarked, "The best part was [the bed]. The linens were wonderful. The pillows, sheets and comforter were all divine. We had the best night of sleep for being away from home".
Several travellers were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it close to highway access, restaurants, shopping, jogging paths and downtown Wichita.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the hotel's rooms.
Although many guests were pleased with their clean rooms and comfortable beds, a few lodgers criticized their accommodations. They reported inefficient air conditioning, musty odours, dated decor and worn furnishings.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #28 of 79 Wichita hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 106 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 from 39 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 7 reviews.The author called the hotel on November 27, 2013 to verify some information.