This little corner of Indiana is known for its amazing green spaces, particularly its many parks, most of which are built around the three rivers – St Marys, St Joseph and Maumee – which meet in the city center. With picturesque boulevards and numerous attractions, including one of the best zoos in the country, you’ll never be bored. Here are the best hotels in Fort Wayne to lay your head in, bookable on Culture Trip.
Connected to the largest event space in Fort Wayne via a sky bridge, you’ll also be close to the Embassy Theatre, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory and Parkview Field in this appealing offering from Marriott. The free airport shuttle will get you there in style, while the modern and comfortable rooms, complete with a plush sofa, will ensure a good night’s sleep. Amenities include a pool, gym, restaurant and friendly sports bar that has a selection of craft beers on tap.
Smack-bang in the middle of downtown Fort Wayne and connected to the convention center, this contemporary offering from the ever-reliable Hilton is well placed for all the other city attractions, including being only a two-minute walk from the botanical conservatory and just across the road from the Embassy Theatre. There’s a free airport shuttle, the lobby is light and airy, and you’ll find Crabtree and Evelyn toiletries in the bathrooms. Other facilities include an indoor pool, gym and indoor garden restaurant.
This Wyndham just off Interstate 69 has a fully equipped fitness room, indoor-outdoor pool and whirlpool. There’s also a pleasing courtyard and fire pit area, handy and ample free parking, and free buffet breakfast. The Wyndham Garden is just under 5mi (8km) from the children’s zoo, and close to the numerous restaurants, bars, cinemas and stores of the Stonefield district of the city. A very short drive or a slightly longer bus ride from the attractions of downtown, you’ll be very well placed here.
The Sonesta Select offers everything you need for a relaxing stay. Located north of downtown off of Interstate 69, you’ll find yourself minutes away from Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo and Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Want to bring your pet? The Sonesta is dog-friendly, and rooms are generous in size. To keep you entertained, there’s an outdoor pool, gym with free weights and cardio equipment, and a bar.
Whether you’re looking for an extended stay or a short city break, this all-suite offering from Marriott has you covered. On the southwestern side of the city, you’ll be minutes from downtown, the Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne International Airport, and local attractions such as the TinCaps’ baseball field, Science Central and the Plex. Facilities include complimentary breakfast for when you don’t want to use your fully equipped kitchen, regular evening socials – the circle of sofas around the fire pit will get even the quietest person talking to strangers – plus an indoor pool, hot tub and convenience store.
This all-suite offering from Hilton is the perfect home away from home while you’re experiencing everything Fort Wayne has to offer. The fresh and contemporary rooms all have kitchenettes and lovely bathrooms with tubs. You’ll love the regular evening socials, complimentary hot breakfast, free airport shuttle and fitness center. Better yet, you’ll be just under 8mi (13km) drive from downtown, and right next to the beautiful Fox Island County Park and the Eagle Marsh Nature Reserve.
A little flourish of cool styling sets this hotel, on the edge of the city, apart from the rest. A swish lobby with a stone fireplace gives way to tasteful rooms with pops of color on the walls and carpets, and granite worktops in the bathrooms. Located just 7mi (11km) from downtown and 10mi (16km) from Fort Wayne International Airport, you’ll be close to the Plex South, Fort Wayne Sports Club and the World Baseball Academy.
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