Best Western Governors Inn & Suites

4742 S Emporia, Wichita, KS 67216-1771
Phone: +1 316-522-0775   |   Fax: 316/522-1377   |   58 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

The Best Western Governors Inn & Suites is located right off the Interstate 35 Kansas Turnpike, making it easy to find and simple to get around the area. This South Wichita, KS hotel near Intrust Bank Arena is a favorite stopping point for those traveling on a road trip. Traveling is made easy with a desirable location and restaurants within walking distance.

Indulge in a complimentary fresh hot breakfast each morning that features guest favorites like a waffle bar, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruits, a selection of pastries, endless cereal options and gourmet Arabica coffee. It's the perfect treat before heading to the Kansas Star Casino for a day of gaming or the Intrust Bank Arena for a local event.

A seasonal outdoor swimming pool is why many guests choose this Wichita hotel. Cool off before a game at the YMCA Farha Sport Center, or head to the South Lakes Sports Complex after a morning of sunbathing. Guests also enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a must for business travelers or checking the itinerary.

Major events are always happening in this part of Kansas, whether it’s at the Intrust Bank Arena or Century 2 Convention Center. Military families with the McConnell Air Force Base are also regulars, and we're proud to welcome those who serve and their families for short or extended stays.

Business travelers with Spirit AeroSytems® depend on our South Wichita hotel to be a second home, and the Wichita Wingnuts baseball team has home games very close to the property at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Whether it's sports, business or leisure that brings you to town, travelers deserve a comfortable room and Midwestern hospitality.

Book a stay at the Best Western Governors Inn & Suites for the best rates! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, cheese omelets, sausage patties, sausage links, French toast, pancakes, waffle, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and 100% Arabica coffee
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool seasonal
  • Exercise facility
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundromat
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, personal computer
  • Fax services, incoming first two pages free, after that there is a nominal per page fee, outgoing fax has a nomina
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed Internet access

Best Western Governors Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western governors inn & suites in Wichita, Kansas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 37.609145  /  Latitude: -97.329805


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 35. Take Exit 42, then Exit 1A. Make a left on 47th Street, the Best Western Governors Inn & Suites is just ahead.

Best Western Governors Inn & Suites

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Intrust Bank Arena

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Intrust Bank Arena

Opened in early 2010, Intrust Bank Arena is located in downtown Wichita, set in southeastern Kansas.

Kansas’ second largest indoor arena, this multipurpose arena features more than 15,000 seats – plus 300 premium seats, 22 suites, and 40 loge boxes. Intrust Bank Arena also offers 16 concession stands, 12 ticket windows, and over 4,000 parking spots.

Intrust Bank Arena is the current home the Central Hockey League’s Wichita Thunder, and hosts everything from rodeos and basketball to major concerts and professional wrestling events.

Tallgrass Film Festival

Kansas Attractions

Tallgrass Film Festival

Held in October, the Tallgrass Film Festival is an annual, five-day event held in downtown Wichita. The TFF features more than 200 independent films – both long and feature length.

Established in 2003 by the Tallgrass Film Association, TFF is held at the historic Orpheum Theatre, and the OldTown Theatre & Grill in Old Town Wichita. An anticipated Kansas event, TFF draws thousands of attendees and filmmakers each year.

Wichita Flight Festival

Presented by the City of Wichita, the Wichita Flight Festival is an air show event held at the Colonel James Jabara Airport. Held in September, WFF is set in northeastern Wichita in southern Kansas.

Established in 2002, WFF focuses on locally produced aviation products – as Wichita is dubbed Air Capital of the World. The festival also features live music, food, and of course, and air show.

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport

The busiest airport in the state, the Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) serves the city of Wichita, as well as surrounding areas in southern Kansas. Outside of the Kansas City International Airport – which is actually located in Missouri – ICT is the largest airport in Kansas, and supports major airlines like American, Delta, and United.

Established in 1951, ICT is a public commercial airport has one terminal with 11 gates. Whether you’re in the Air Capital of the World for business or pleasure, be sure to check in a Best Western hotel in Wichita.

Wichita River Festival

Kansas Attractions

Wichita River Festival

Established in 1972, the Wichita River Festival is an annual event set in Old Town and downtown Wichita. The festival draws nearly 400,000 attendees throughout Kansas, and from around the country, to the Arkansas River.

Held in June, the Wichita River Festival features live music, kid zones, a massive flea market, and sports – plus parades, parties, and plays. Concerts are held on the WaterWalk Pavilion, the Kennedy Plaza Stage, the Star Floating Stage, and the Food Court Stage.

Wichita State University

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Wichita State University

Southern Kansas is home to one of the three research universities in the state. Wichita State University joins Kansas State University and University of Kansas with this distinction.

Wichita State University was established as Fairmount College, a private Congregational school, in 1886. More than 14,000 students attend classes in the 60 undergraduate degree programs, within the six undergraduate colleges.

Students pursuing a master's degree have a choice of 44 master's degree programs. Doctoral degrees are also available in chemistry, applied mathematics, psychology and engineering.

Satellite campuses include Wichita State University West Campus in Maize, South Campus in Derby, Downtown Center in downtown Wichita and a dental clinic in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry, near main campus.

Student athletes, the Wichita State Shockers, compete in NCAA Division 1 tennis, basketball, golf, cross-country, men's baseball, and women's volleyball and softball.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Intrust Bank Arena, downtown Wichita
  • 4.00 mile(s) from downtown Wichita
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Old Town District, entertainment, nightlife, dining, bars, and clubs.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Century II Hall, performing arts and convention center
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Warren Old Town Theatre, an extraordinary premium movie theatre and dining experience captured in one unique entertainment venue
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Lawerance D. Stadium, baseball stadium which is the home of the Wichita Wingnuts
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Rock River Rapids, waterpark
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Botanica Garden, Wichita garden
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Exploration Place, modern science museum
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Sedgwick County Zoo, home to 2,700 animals
  • 8.00 mile(s) from All Star Sports, entertainment facility with miniature golf, go-karts, bumper boats, bumper cars and more
  • 9.00 mile(s) from The Alley Indoor, indoor entertainment facilty with bowling, pool, arcadem and go karts
  • 5 mile(s)from Town West Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 2 mile(s) from Watson Park, fishing, mini golf and boat rides
  • 4 mile(s) from Joyland Amusement Park, giant roller coaster, open April to September

Nearby Restaurants

  • .02 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .02 mile(s) from McDonald's®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .02 mile(s) from Subway®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .02 mile(s) from Carlos O' Kelley's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .10 mile(s) from Applebee's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .50 mile(s) from Burger King, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .2 mile(s) from Godfather's Pizza, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

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