A Comparison of Extended Stay Hotels in Wichita

by Bridgette Redman  |  Published June 13, 2023

In the heartland of America, extended stay hotels in Wichita, Kansas provide longer term accommodations for travelers, whether they are arriving for business or personal reasons related to the hospital, the university or the aircraft industry.

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Extended-stay properties in Wichita provide amenities such as kitchens and laundry service for guests who plan to stay anywhere from several days to several weeks. Business travelers often head there because such major corporations as Koch Industries, Spirit AeroSystems and Cargill make it their home. Others travel there to partake in the wealth of cultural and recreational activities, engaging in the friendly Midwestern charm and affordable cost of living. These extended-stay options are listed from closest to the airport and moving west across the city.

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

Located near the airport, Hawthorn Suites celebrates Wichita’s designation as the “Air Capital of the World” with its aerial décor throughout the property. Like most extended-stay hotels, Hawthorn Suites provides a kitchenette in every room, but they also offer a free breakfast buffet. The property boasts an indoor pool and fitness center. The brand has created “Homemade @ Hawthorn,” an online service where guests can download recipes, how-to videos and tips for meals that can be made while traveling and in the Hawthorn Suite kitchens. From $88.

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Home2Suites Wichita Downtown

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This casual downtown suite hotel wants its guests to be comfortable whether they are staying for a few days or a few weeks. Guests can enjoy a swim at the indoor pool, cook their meals in their room or enjoy the outdoor terrace with a BBQ grill. Most rooms contain a sofa bed in addition to the queen or king beds. Guests rave about the friendly staff and how spacious the rooms are. For those staying a lengthy period of time, there are laundry facilities on site. From $122.

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Candlewood Suites Wichita East

An IHG Hotel, Candlewood Suites is close to the hospital which is why a lot of their guests check in for extended stays. Although some have expressed disappointment at the lack of breakfast, they do rave about the free laundry, the gracious staff and the fact that pets can be accommodated. Each of its 91 suites has a full kitchen and a flexible work space. The property offers a fitness center and a video library from which guests can borrow movies. There is also an outdoor grill. Candlewood provides an online tool that lets guests measure their daily environmental impact. From $93.

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Extended Stay America Suites – Wichita – East

The most affordable option in this list, every room is designed for a longer stay from the fully equipped kitchen to the laundry room. Weekly housekeeping services are provided for free and if you want it daily, you can have it for an extra fee. They’ve upgraded the bedding and provided extra pillows for the comfort of their guests. Given the length of stay many guests will have, pets are welcome.  Guests praise the spaciousness of the rooms, but they warn that a deposit is necessary upon checking in. From $57.

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TownePlace Suites by Marriott Wichita East

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The property that gets some of the most passionate raves by its guests, TownePlace Suites designs their modern suites to accommodate travelers who need longer stays. The rooms feature full kitchens, work spaces with built-in shelving and lighting and bedding with feather pillows and thick mattresses. Complimentary breakfast is available daily and for those who don’t want to cook in their rooms, they can fire up the outdoor grill for dinner.  There is a fitness center at the property and laundry and dry cleaning services are available for an additional charge. From $87.

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