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Quiet, Secluded, Relaxing Retreat in the Flint Hills
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15.77 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Remote and Peaceful

"I stayed a few days at this property and it was quiet and easy. I was able to get Verizon cell service, the property was clean, it was beautiful, and the best part there were very few people! The property owner was a breeze to work with and if I need to return to the area this is a property I will ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Quiet, Secluded, Relaxing Retreat in the Flint Hills
Woodward Cabin #2 With Boat House
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31.5 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
Relaxing weekend

"We were seeking a quiet, relaxing getaway and we succeeded. Jim was a wonderful communicator through the whole process and very patient with questions and even allowing us an early check in. The only suggestion we might make would be to make the boat house a bit more inviting by being more organized ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Woodward Cabin #2 With Boat House
5 Bedroom Lakehouse on Wabaunsee
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31.54 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)
Relaxing getaway

"Owners were awesome to work with. We enjoyed our short stay and would love to book again for longer getaway."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

5 Bedroom Lakehouse on Wabaunsee
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Waterfront House, Lake Wabaunsee
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31.5 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Tree House

"Enjoyed our stay at the tree house. Was just a perfect alittle getaway to spend time with family. Hopefully in the near future would love to stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Waterfront House, Lake Wabaunsee
Hampton Inn Emporia
2.5 out of 5
2900 Eaglecrest Dr, Emporia, KS
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1.16 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (130 reviews)

"It was a wonderful overnight stay."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Hampton Inn Emporia
America's Best Inns & Suites
2 out of 5
3181 W U.S. Highway 50, Emporia, KS
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The price is $44 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.51 mi from city center
3.2/5 (311 reviews)

"The attendant at the front desk was very polite. Excellent customer service!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

America's Best Inns & Suites
Secluded Country Getaway, Great Home Base for Hunting, Fishing or Biking!
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Out of the way home that will make y

"Home is off the beaten path. Had everything we needed to enjoy or Thanksgiving family gathering. Our grandson and lab loved the space. This property is a solid 5 star. Would return. Thank you for sharing this home..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Secluded Country Getaway, Great Home Base for Hunting, Fishing or Biking!
Cute Emporia House - Mins to Downtown & Esu!
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0.99 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Cozy Home

"We stayed here with our two young daughters for a wedding. The moment you walk in you already feel at home. Everything was so clean and cozy. All the beds were comfy and felt like a hotel. CoCo is so friendly, and even brought toys over for our 4 year old to play with. We truly had a wonderful stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Cute Emporia House - Mins to Downtown & Esu!
New! Quiet Family Home - 12 Miles to State Park!
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27.13 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Weekend stay

"Fantastic property and the manager lives next door and was super accommodating to all of our needs. Will stay again next time during BBQ comp!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

New! Quiet Family Home - 12 Miles to State Park!
Private Chase County Cabin on Middle Creek!
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23.5 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Better than advertised

"Great place, everything as good as it gets"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Private Chase County Cabin on Middle Creek!
Clarion Inn & Conference Center
2.5 out of 5
2700 W 18th Avenue, Emporia, KS
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0.98 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (65 reviews)

"The property had been renovated and the room had updated fixturesand amenities. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Clarion Inn & Conference Center
Cabin on Private Lake
The price is $125 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23
18.62 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)
Definitely a nice getaway

"We decided to spend Thanksgiving with just our small family (myself, husband, 4 year old son, and dog). It definitely checked off all boxes on our getaway list: remote location, quiet, peaceful, great view. The room overlooking the lake was a perfect addition. It was beautiful! The cabin was a good ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Cabin on Private Lake
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Emporia
2.5 out of 5
2930 Eaglecrest Dr, Emporia, KS
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The price is $71 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 13
1.14 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (301 reviews)

"The breakfast was not very good, but I know it’s because of Covid-19. Any time we weren’t having a pandemic their breakfast has been wonderful."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Emporia
Super 8 by Wyndham Emporia
2 out of 5
2913 West US Highway 50, Emporia, KS
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The price is $70 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.23 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (413 reviews)
Good news get sleep

"Enjoy it"…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Emporia
Quality Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
2921 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS
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The price is $71 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 20
1.14 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (483 reviews)

"Evening staff was very accommodating and friendly. Day staff on the other hand was not pleasant. Hotel is still under remodel. My family and I were woken up at 7am to hammering and plastic outside our window flapping loudly. Good place to rest, room was clean enough not to worry me, breakfast needs ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites
Candlewood Suites Of Emporia
2.5 out of 5
2602 Candlewood Dr, Emporia, KS
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The price is $96 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
1.39 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (139 reviews)
you definitely get your monies worth here!

"Nice place. Room setup was perfect. Location is a little bit away from restaurants except for a McDonald’s across the street. Had a full breakfast served by a hotel employee. We stayed at 16 hotels on our cross country trip and only 2 served a full breakfast. Both were own by this company."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Candlewood Suites Of Emporia
Econo Lodge Emporia
2 out of 5
2511 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS
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The price is $53 per night from Jan 4 to Jan 5
1.01 mi from city center
3.1/5 (164 reviews)

"The facility was clean and quiet meeting our travel needs well!!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Econo Lodge Emporia
Rodeway Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
3183 W Highway 50, Emporia, KS
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The price is $47 per night from Jan 1 to Jan 2
0.59 mi from city center
3.3/5 (160 reviews)

"Staff very pleasant. I left medication in the refrigerator and was notified immediately after housekeeping cleaned the room. Very pleased with this."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Rodeway Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Emporia Northwest
2.5 out of 5
3007 W. 18th Ave., Emporia, KS
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The price is $90 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
1.14 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (389 reviews)

"Clean! Great customer service. Breakfast was sparse."…"

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Emporia Northwest
Best Western Emporia Inn
3 out of 5
2836 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS
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The price is $80 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
1.23 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (70 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable nice shower comfortable beds and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

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Visiting Emporia

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Emporia, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its university setting and shopping.

  • There are 22 hotels and other accommodations in Emporia
  • The closest major airport is in Topeka, KS (FOE-Forbes Field), 46.1 mi (74.1 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Emporia

Cultural venues in the city include Chase County Historical Society Museum, William Allen White House, and Old Depot Museum. The university setting is a highlight of the city and Emporia State University is worth a campus tour. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are David Traylor Zoo of Emporia and Chase County Courthouse.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Emporia. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hampton Inn Emporia - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and quiet location.
  • Candlewood Suites Of Emporia - Our customers like the helpful staff and room size at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free WiFi, a fitness center, and valet parking.
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Emporia Northwest - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Emporia

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 63°F and the nighttime average to be 20°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 88°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September averages 91°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 74°F during the day and 21°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Emporia is 36.39 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 89°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 22°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Emporia?
Hampton Inn Emporia is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other top choices based on reviews include Candlewood Suites Of Emporia and Comfort Inn Ottawa.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Emporia, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Emporia.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Emporia?
To access more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Emporia, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Emporia?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Ottawa is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other options to stay on the cheap include Quality Inn & Suites and Super 8 by Wyndham Emporia.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Emporia?
Comfort Inn Ottawa is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your family trip include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Emporia Northwest and SureStay Hotel by Best Western Ottawa. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to David Traylor Zoo of Emporia.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Emporia?
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Emporia is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Quality Inn & Suites and Super 8 by Wyndham Emporia.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Emporia State University?
America’s Best Inns & Suites Emporia is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Emporia State University. Other good options within a few miles include La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Emporia and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Emporia Northwest.
What about the best place to stay close to Forest Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Super 8 by Wyndham Ottawa, located 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Forest Park, and this property offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Knights Inn Ottawa and SureStay Hotel by Best Western Ottawa are two other good options within 5 miles.
What are some accommodations with pools in Emporia?
Super 8 by Wyndham Ottawa is a top property with an indoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Rodeway Inn & Suites and SureStay Hotel by Best Western Ottawa.

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