As we were traveling across the country on our way to visit our daughter in Indiana we got caught in a fairly severe blizzard about 48 miles west of Salina Ks. Although it wasn't in our plans to stay in Salina, mother nature convinced us that it would be wise for us to do so. We were able to make a reservation and pulled into the Hotel around 6:30 p.m. We were able to get checked in and into our rooms quick enough. The room was nice, and beds were comfortable. We were thankful to be off the highway and out of the weather. However, there really wasn't anything particularly special about the hotel, the service or its continental breakfast to warrant a rate that was essentially $100.00. The indoor play/arcade area should have been closed down a bit earlier. My wife and I found it difficult to get to sleep because of the noise well after 9 pm.
The next morning I was quite disappointed in the hotel staff's lack of concern for its guests. The sidewalks and parking lot were not cleared of snow except for a few square feet in front of two entrances. I and many other able bodied guests were helping each other get our vehicles cleared and pathways shoveled so other less abled folks could get on there way. This severe lack of assistance from the Quality Inn staff caused me to be delayed by two hours. I suspect the hotel probably enjoyed one of its highest occupancy rates that evening - I believe it should have shown some appreciation by requiring its staff to being more proactive and providing better assistance instead of hiding inside and staying warm and comfortable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Quality Inn & Suites™ hotel is conveniently located just one mile from the Yesteryear Museum. This Salina, KS hotel is minutes from Kansas Wesleyan University, Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure wild animal park, the Salina Art Center, Salina Speedway and Smoky Hill Museum.The city of Salina combines big-city amenities with small-town charm. Several museums, galleries, live theaters, sporting complexes, and year-round events and festivals are located within minutes of the hotel. A variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges can be found in the surrounding area. Be sure to visit the on-site restaurant, Legends Sports Bar & Grill, which serves all types of food and specializes in wings and burgers.Guests of this Salina, KS hotel will enjoy amenities and features like:•Free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms•Free continental breakfast•Free local calls•Free coffee•Pet-friendly hotel (stay fee applies)Dive into the indoor heated pool or relax in the hot tub. We also have a game room, and tennis, basketball and volleyball courts.Business travelers will appreciate conveniences like a public computer with Internet access and access to copy and fax services as well as free USA Today newspapers. The hotel has an on-site convention center that is available for most events and business functions. We are the perfect place for your next special occasion.All spacious guest rooms have balconies, coffee makers, desks, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards and HD cable television. Some rooms come equipped with microwaves, refrigerators and mini bars. For that special occasion, ask about rooms with whirlpool bathtubs. In addition, suites and Non-smoking rooms can be requested.Laundry facilities are located on the property. There is also a picnic area and playground for your added enjoyment.Make the Quality Inn & Suites hotel your home away from home when visiting the Salina, Kansas area. Guest service is our number one priority. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Quality Hotel Salina
- Quality Inn And Suites
- Quality Inn Salina
- Salina Quality Inn