Homewood Suites by Hilton @ The Waterfront is the hotel of choice for Wichita visitors according to TripAdvisor reviewers who rate it #1 in the city. Nestled in the beautiful and upscale Waterfront Development, the hotel is adjacent to many of Wichita’s popular shops, restaurants and bars, 13 miles from Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport, and is minutes from many of Wichita’s aviation, agricultural and diversified commercial enterprises. The hotel is branded as an extended stay property, but its design, amenities and location make it a popular choice for business travel, romantic and family getaways, conferences, reunions and weddings. The hotel offers a variety of brand getaways and exclusive package offers.
Homewood Suites @ the Waterfront offers 104 sophisticated and stylish suite accommodation options, including luxury king studios, water view, executive one-bedroom kings, two queens, two-bedroom suites and five themed presidential suites with Serta® beds. Designed to provide the comforts of home for both business and leisure travelers, each residential-style suite features a full kitchen with a refrigerator/ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, range and cookware. Also included is a workstation with free hi-speed Internet, 42-inch HDTV and Serta bed. Two-bedroom suites are perfect for a family, equipped with two private bathrooms and sleeping areas, joined by a living area with fully equipped kitchen.
Peaceful lake setting, beautiful grounds, and distinct event spaces make Homewood a popular Wichita venue for meetings, company events, weddings, banquets, reunions and gatherings of all variety. Blue Beacon Boardroom features an executive conference table and plush leather chairs for up to 10. Lighthouse Meeting Room, featuring a lakeside view, high-tech audiovisual capabilities, and elegant décor, accommodates up to 130 for a banquet and may be subdivided for smaller groups. Walker Library provides an intimate environment for sidebar meetings, breakouts or welcome receptions. Lakeside Landing Patio, with its lush landscaping and gazebo, offers a lovely outdoor setting for wedding celebrations, banquets and receptions for up to 100 guests.
The hotel features numerous thoughtful amenities designed to make guests feel at home. Complimentary hot full breakfast buffet served daily and evening social with wine and beer served Monday through Thursday are presented in the Grande Lodge. Fitness and recreation facilities include 0.6 mile lakeside trail, six-hole bi-level putting green, outdoor Sports Court, heated indoor pool and spa, fitness center and Lakeside Landing Patio with service bar, gas grills and illuminated gazebo. Business Center, Gift Shop, Convenience Store, Laundry/Valet Service and Coin Laundry provide additional comforts and conveniences.
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Shana Hill, General Manager, Homewood Suites by Hilton
Shana joined Lighthouse Properties in 2000 as general manager of the Holiday Inn Express in Liberal, KS. After the property was sold, she was retained as the Homewood Suites opening general manager.
Michelle West, Director of Sales, Homewood Suites by Hilton
Michelle joined Homewood Suites in 2017, bringing with her 22 years of sales, community relations, special event and banquet sales experience, including INTRUST Bank Arena and operating her own event planning and organizing business, Organized! LLC. “I love knowing that I have the opportunity every day to make someone’s day better, which is what hospitality is all about,” notes West of her favorite aspect of working at Homewood.
Testimonials and Awards
This property is centrally located in a very nice part of Wichita. We did not need to leave the hotel to have a wonderful experience with our family. We will definitely be returning here in the future!
2012: #1 Front Desk team, Top 5 Food & Beverage team, Top 5 Suite Keeping team, Top 5 Maintenance team, Top Social Media, and #1 IamSales Award in the country
2015: Top 5, Suitekeeping Team, Pantry Team, Maintenance Team, Front Desk Team, Revenue Management and iamSales, #1 for Social Media
2016: Ruben Monsalve, maintenance engineer, winner of CEO Light & Warmth Award one of 12 winners chosen Hilton’s more than 4,600 properties worldwide.