The Keeper of the Plains area of the river walk in Wichita, KS definitely looks better at night. On a nice summer evening, families were all over the place pushing strollers and chatting with relatives...eating ice cream.... You get the picture.
To make the picture more interesting, I took it from a low angle with a longer exposure (to get that glass like effect on the river). Standing 44 feet atop a large Boulder at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas Rivers is the Keeper of the Plains. Designed in 1974 by Comanche-Kiowa artist Blackbear Bosin, the sculpture has since become a symbol of the city of Wichita. At night large fire pits located around the keeper are lit and illuminates the warrior in a fiery blaze. In Wichita Kansas there is the Botanica Gardens that has a great Butterfly house, and if you get there when it first opens you have it all to yourself! #colorful Put on your britches and saddle up. Cowtown is an interactive experience where the old western prairie comes to life. Tour historical homes and shops from 19th century Wichita, witness a gunfight in the street between the sheriff and two cattle rustlers or sit back and sip an ice cold sarsaparilla root beer in the local saloon. A must stop when in Wichita, similar to Springfield's notorious horseshoes the haystack is a phenomenal calorie packed monster of a dish. Get it with Classique, an excellent saison beer by Stillwater! I've seen several pictures of the Keeper if the Plains but I wanted to add my own. It just so happen that our visit coincided with a fire on the west side of the city. He must be distracted! Lurking below a storm grate near the banks of the Arkansas River lays a foul troll, cringing with an upward gaze at those who pass over. The best time to seek this ugly creature is at night when its subterranean prison glows green. Early for class in a 1870 period school house. Kansas Sunset.  Had a few hours to walk along the Arkansas river in downtown Wichita, and i unknowingly stumbled upon the Keeper of the Plains. A phenomenal pub in Old Town with a large draft beer selection and good, quality food. The haystack is a must have for those visiting Wichita, an open pattied burger smothered with fries and melted cheese. Of course no museum in the great state of Kansas would be complete without the actual pitchfork prop used by the Scarecrow in the movie The Wizard of Oz. Right on the River downtown. Fascinating Exhibit about Ancient Egypt that contains mummies, sarcophaguses, pottery and other artifacts.
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Get an overview of this hotelOn waterfront in downtown Wichita, near conventions

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center
Smoke-free property

Historic Old Town

Located in downtown Wichita, this 18-story smoke-free hotel is adjacent to the Century II Convention Center and the Music Theatre of Wichita. Historic Old Town and Exploration Place are within a mile.

Fitness, business

Hyatt Regency Wichita has an indoor swimming pool, 2 spa tubs, a fitness center, and a full-service business center. A restaurant and bar is on site. The airport shuttle is complimentary.

Views of river

Guestrooms at Hyatt Regency Wichita offer views of the Arkansas River and Hyatt's signature Grand Bed. Amenities include 42-inch TVs with premium cable channels, free wireless Internet access, iHome™ clock radios, and refrigerators.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 18-story smoke-free Hyatt Regency Wichita sits in the heart of downtown Wichita and is located off of Highway 54. The Hyatt Regency Wichita is connected to Century II, adjacent to the Music Theatre, 1 mile from Historic Old Town, and Exploration Place.

Amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the property, an indoor swimming pool, 2 hot tubs, a fitness center, on-demand movies, and business center. The hotel provides 29 conference rooms totalling 40,248 sq. feet (3,739 sq. meters) of event space for everything from business meetings to weddings. Perks Coffee Shop and Harvest Kitchen and Bar will provide full menus and snack items. Room service is available during limited hours. Airport transportation is complimentary and offered during certain hours. Self and valet parking is also available (surcharge).

  • Express check-in 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Express check-out 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3739 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 40248 
  • Conference center 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Total number of rooms - 303 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • iPod docking station 

Where to Eat

HARVEST Kitchen/Bar - Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and serving fresh local produce. Room service is available. Breakfast is served from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Perks Coffee and More - Specialties include snacks, Starbucks coffee, and expresso beverages. Open daily from 6 AM to 7 PM.

Room service is offered during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 15.99 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 14.00 per night
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 10.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hyatt Regency Hotel Wichita
  • Hyatt Regency Wichita
  • Hyatt Wichita
  • Wichita Hyatt
  • Wichita Hyatt Regency
  • Hyatt Regency Wichita Hotel Wichita
  • Hyatt Regency Wichita Ks
  • Hyatt Regency Wichita Hotel

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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