The Super 8 Wichita, formally an AmericInn, is situated within a 1-minute drive of the Kansas Turnpike at the intersection of Interstates 35 and 135. This property provides easy highway access for guests looking to explore the area by car.
Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a flat screen TV, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Suites also include a sofabed and accessible rooms are also available.
Free parking is available on site and pets under 20 lbs are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night.
A free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.
Other on-site amenities include an indoor heated pool, a hot tub, ice/vending machines and guest copy and fax service.
The Kansas Star Casino is about a 12-minute drive away, while Rock River Rapids, a water park, is about a 15-minute drive away. Downtown Wichita is about 15 to 20 minutes away by car and includes Exploration Place, Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, the Museum of World Treasures, INTRUST Bank Arena and Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
The Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) is about 12 to 17 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on November 28, 2013: Free breakfast hours. Re-branding and construction began in August 2013 and is to be completed December 2013.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed generally satisfied with their stay at this hotel.
The rooms were often described as clean, while some reviewers added that their rooms were generally comfortable, appeared newly updated, and were quiet. A few guests specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable. However, there were also some negative comments about rooms (see below for more details).
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and welcoming service, while one guest said that the staff were responsive to guest concerns and complaints. However, there were a couple of complaints about staff (see below).
A few guests enjoyed the indoor pool and hot tub, while a couple of reviewers liked the food served at the free breakfast.
A couple of reviewers found the location convenient for accessing highways and the airport.
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, renovations and re-branding began in August 2013 and were scheduled to be completed in December 2013, so some of the following concerns may be addressed in the process.
A few guests thought that their rooms were in need of updates and described scuff marks on the walls and plumbing problems. While many guests praised the cleanliness, some reviewers said that their rooms did not meet their cleanliness expectations.
As mentioned above, the staff were often complimented, but a couple of guests thought that the staff seemed to lack knowledge about the hotel.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.6 out of 5, with 85% of 81 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #50 out of 79 hotels in Wichita, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 40 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 28, 2013 to verify some information.