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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Hotel was dirty and needs remodeling. It was the only hotel we could find with a vacancy last night and now we know why. We went to the room they gave us and the room had not even been cleaned and the beds were unmade. Cannot recommend this hotel. The staff were friendly. They seemed to also have very slow...

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Brainerd, Minnesota
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Comfortable beds great staff would go out of my way to stay there again! When we arrived the front desk was very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean. The pool area was well kept. The breakfast is great quality!

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Dear Ottostash, Thank you for taking the time to leave positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to providing you with even...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed October 10, 2016

3 rooms, 3 times bed bugs under the mattress. 3 strikes even I am out. Sleep in the car first. After being told the little red bugs are not bedbugs and seeing an entire handful between the mattress and box, I am sure they are.

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Dear Rod N, Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your recent visit at our hotel. I wanted to let you know that since your stay with us we have recently made purchases and are currently receiving and implementing new Wyndham materials that will upgrade the sleep and bathroom experience for our guest. We are currently...

Roswell
Reviewed September 29, 2016

I arrived in Emporia and found the Knights Inn, what a great location! When I arrived, I was welcomed by a very nice young man who later I found was a student at the local university. He was very helpful in finding me a great room near my car and suggesting an outstanding BBQ restaurant downtown. The next day, when...

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Dear Cannonballrunsf, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay at the Knights Inn Emporia, KS. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your comments serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our hotel and services...

Manhattan, Kansas
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Even as a college student, I will always be willing to pay a bit extra to stay at a more decent hotel. As you drive into the hotel, their sign says, "Cool down in our poo". The 'L' is just missing, but this is an accurate description of the hotel. When you first walk inside, it doesn't look half bad,...

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Dear thatsthebest15, First, I would like to welcome you to TripAdvisor as a first time Reviewer and would like to apologize on behalf of the hotel and our professional staff for not meeting your expectations. College students such as yourself are a critical part of our business and it seems you, _Meg_4509 and Ellen S traveled together and had a...

Manhattan, Kansas
Reviewed September 24, 2016

If I could give this hotel 0 starts, I would. I came here for a student conference and it was absolutely disgusting. The hotel looks abandoned and smells musty. We found bed bugs on our bed and when we asked to switch rooms, there was dead skin and hair on the sheets of the new room. The hotel staff did...

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Dear _Meg_4509, First, I would like to welcome you to TripAdvisor and congratulate you on posting your second review. As the general manager, I would like to apologize on behalf of the hotel and our professional staff for not meeting your expectations. It is unfortunate that college students such as yourself had this experience. It seems that you, Ellen S...

gulfport ms
Reviewed September 23, 2016

I stay here when I'm coming home for a visit. It used to be a Holiday Inn in it's heyday. Everyone was very nice, I requested an inside entrance room and received it with no problems. Room had a king size bed with a desk, but no table...also a comfortable chair with ottoman. Sue at the desk was exceptional. She...

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Dear blondie557, Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an...

Reviewed September 19, 2016

I came to Emporia, KS to stay for a student conference. It was incredibly outdated and smelled musty. But, that is not even why I decided to take time to write a review. The first room I was in, there was a stain on the bed. My advisor got me a new room (I was just going to ask for...

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I came down to visit family and checked into the hotel. The young lady at the front desk was very nice and helpful, I believe her name was Alexis. I got checked in within a timely manner and she walked with me to my room to ensure it would be something comfortable for me. The pool was very nice as...

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Dear Ginger26456, Thank you for taking the time to give us positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff & Alexis, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to providing...

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This Hotel is in dire need of some upgrades. Hopefully the new Knights Inn owners will be doing a major renovation. The Conference area and pool area weren't too bad other than the A/C seemed non-existent. The rooms were shy pillows on the bed and towels seemed rationed. The cleaning crew changed the towels and did nothing else, no new...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under New Management! The Guesthouse Inn and Conference center in Emporia, KS is a charming 129 room hotel with an indoor/outdoor pool, on site restaurant and bar, free wifi and breakfast, fitness center, business center, hot tub, and beautiful banquet space! We have a Ballroom as well as a Dome that is used for Weddings, Receptions,etc. We are a pet friendly hotel located just off KS 35. Close to fine dining and shopping! A perfect place to stay or host an event; come check us out! Please contact us for information at our number for more information. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knights Inn Emporia

Address: 2700 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801-6157 (Formerly GuestHouse Inn & Conference Center Emporia)
Location: United States > Kansas > Emporia
Price Range: $53 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Knights Inn Emporia 2*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Emporia
Travel Lodge Emporia
Emporia Travel Lodge
Emporia Travelodge
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“Keep on going...”
 of 5 bubbles rodn87, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Great Indoor and Outdoor Pool!”
 of 5 bubbles Cannonballrunfromsf, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“Requsted an inside entrance room and received it with no problem. Also would have gotten room cheaper if I had called the hotel directly.”
 of 5 bubbles blondie557, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Inside rooms are great, and this property also has rooms that you can drive right up to.”
 of 5 bubbles Motivator535, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“My understanding is the exterior rooms have been remodeled. The interior ones are dated.”
 of 5 bubbles BeckyH69, May 18, 2016 | Read review
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