BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn

1610 S Coulter Street, Amarillo, TX 79106-1771
Phone: 806/358-7861   |   Fax: 806/352-7287   |   103 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn!

A great trip starts with great accommodations, and our Amarillo hotel delivers with southern hospitality in abundance.

You'll be close to Palo Duro Canyon State Park and Route 66 Motor Speedway when staying at our Amarillo hotel, both top attractions. Whether you’re an outdoor lover or an adrenaline junkie, there’s something for everyone nearby. Our pet friendly hotel boasts an indoor pool and hot tub, perfect for cooling off after a day in the sun or relaxing before heading out on a business meeting.

There's plenty of free truck and RV parking at our Amarillo, TX hotel so truckers and road trippers have space to park their rig. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, get each day started right with a full, free hot breakfast. Hot eggs, waffles and breakfast meats are complemented with fruits and pastries, cereal, yogurt and bottomless 100% Arabica coffee or cold juices.

The Harrington Medical Center is also in the neighborhood and our hotel in Amarillo, TX makes it easy for medical patients and visiting medical staff to commute to and from the center. Make time to visit the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum or stop by the Amarillo Zoo for a fun-filled afternoon. From Cadillac Ranch to Splash Amarillo, there's no end to the fun, adventure and sightseeing opportunities in this region.

Wonderland Amusement Park is a favorite for families with children and it's just minutes away from our recently renovated Amarillo hotel. Close to golfing and rodeos, even business travelers find time to squeeze in a little leisure activities. Employees of Harley Davidson®, Schlumberger, BP American Production Company and other local businesses consider our property their home away from home.

Reserve your next stay at the BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn where southern hospitality is guaranteed!

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full hot breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Rider friendly property
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Spa, indoor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry
  • Physically challenged facilities
  • Free parking
  • Banquet facilities
  • Meeting facilities
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Catering
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Interior/Exterior corridor
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Dataports
  • Truck/RV parking, must use second driveway
  • Complimentary passes to fitness center and spa
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Large atrium
  • High-speed Internet access

BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn

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Fun & Entertainment Packages

Romance Package 1 Night

Don't expect just any suite. This is one that has easy access to the pool, a balcony and a sitting area. In the main room you will find two 37-inch LCD TV's, and free Wi-Fi. In the separate bedroom you will find a comfy and cozy king bed. A bottle of sparkling wine, a dozen roses and gourmet chocolates will be delivered to your room. Don't forget our full hot breakfast with fruits, pastries and make your own waffles in the morning.

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BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn

Conveniently located, the best western medical center inn in Amarillo, Texas 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: 35.195755  /  Latitude: -101.922235

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The north. Traveling on Interstate 40 West, take Exit 65 at Coulter Drive, drive north for a half mile. The BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn is across the street from the Harrington Regional Medical Center.

From: The south. Traveling on Interstate 40 West, take Exit 65 at Coulter Drive, drive north for a half mile. The BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn is across the street from the Harrington Regional Medical Center.

From: The east. Traveling on Interstate 40 West, take Exit 65 at Coulter Drive and turn right. Go north for a half mile. The BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn is on your left.

From: The west. Take Exit 65 at Coulter Drive and turn left. Go north for a half mile. The BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn is on your left.

BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn

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

Big Texan Steak Ranch

The Big Texan Steak Ranch steakhouse, located southeast of Amarillo was established in 1960, by R.J. "Bob" Lee. Bob was inspired to build the restaurant after moving to the area from Kansas City and not finding a first-class, Texas-style steakhouse.

The restaurant and its towering Cowboy sign, soon became a landmark along Route 66. As early as the 1960s, the restaurant began advertising its free 72oz steak dinner, to anyone that could eat it within one hour. That's four-and-a-half pounds of Texas beef.

Once Interstate 40 replaced Route 66, in the early 1970s, Bob built a new bigger restaurant, along the Interstate. The original Cowboy sign was moved from the original location, to the new restaurant. Travelers along Interstate 40 and north-south routes in the Texas Panhandle, will see the Big Texan Steakhouse billboards, enticing them to a challenge if they're up for it.

While at the restaurant, be sure to browse the gift shop to see the wonderful collection of Route 66 memorabilia, clothing, books, toys and even items made from rattlesnake skins. Stay close to this famous Texas restaurant, as a guest of Best Western hotels and enjoy your time in the Texas Panhandle.

Cadillac Ranch

Cadillac Ranch is one of Texas' most unique attractions. Drive along Interstate 40, west of Amarillo, to see the group of ten Cadillacs, from 1948 to 1963, half-way buried in the ground. In 1974, Stanley Marsh 3, created this art exhibit near old Route 66, with help from The Ant Farm, a San Francisco artist group.

The majority of the Cadillacs were bought from junk yards and they were buried nose-first into the ground. The cars' original paint color are covered with spray painted graffiti from visitors through out the years. The public is encouraged to leave their mark on the ever-changing sculpture. While visiting the Texas Panhandle region, rest comfortably with Best Western hotels.

Comanche Trail Golf Course

Owned by the City of Amarillo, the Comanche Trail Golf Course is an ideal golf destination when visiting the panhandle region of Texas. 7,180 yards long from the championship tee boxes, and only 5,524 yards from the junior tee boxes, Comanche Trail Golf Course is fun, and challenging, for all levels of golfer. 

Before you tee off on the first hole at Comanche Trail Golf Course, head for the full length driving range and hit a bucket of ball to warm up. There are also two large practice greens for your short game – you don't want to miss a tap-in for birdie. 

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

The nation’s second largest canyon, Palo Duro Canyon is a Texas state park set in the Lone Star State’s panhandle region.

Stretching 120 miles long and spanning up to 20 miles long, Palo Duro Canyon State Park is a quick drive from northern Texas towns like Canyon, Clarendon, and Amarillo. Housing the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River, Palo Duro Canyon is a major Texas tourist attraction.

Also known as the Grand Canyon of Texas, Palo Duro Canyon is a U.S. National Natural Landmark, and features plenty of activities for visitors.

Palo Duro visitors enjoy hikes to the iconic Lighthouse Peak, and a visit to the Palo Duro Canyon Interpretive Center – featuring a breathtaking view of the canyon. Other Palo Canyon activities include picnics, bike trails, and horseback riding.

Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport

Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport encompasses 3,547 acres of land east of Amarillo. The airport was established as English Field in 1929, with its first commercial flight, through Transcontinental & Western Air. Many additional commercial airlines followed suit and started offering regularly scheduled flights to major cities across the United States. Once the adjacent Amarillo Air Force Base closed in 1968, the airport began using some of their buildings for terminal use.

The airport was renamed in 2003, after native Rick Husband, NASA astronaut, died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. The airport was visited by the Space Shuttle Atlantis in 2007 and the Space Shuttle Discovery in 2009, while being transported to Florida. With four commercial airlines offering several non-stop flights to a majority of United States cities, traveling from Amarillo is a breeze. Terminal amenities include rental car agencies, convenient parking and concessions. Stay close to the airport in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in the Lone Star State.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from United Artists theater company
  • 2.00 mile(s) from park with small lake and Don Harrington center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from the famous Cadillac Ranch
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Amarillo Convention Center
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Heritage Quarter Horse Museum
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Splash Water park
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Wonderland Amusement Park
  • 10.00 mile(s) from BIg Texan Steak Ranch
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Panhandle Plains Historic Museum
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Palo Duro Canyon
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Harrington Discovery Center
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Amarillo Botanical Garden
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Lake Meredith
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Silver Springs, nature preserves
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Historical Route 66, shopping
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Westgate Mall, Amarillo's largest shopping mall

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 110 mile(s) from Lubbock
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Owens Corning
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Bell Helicopter
  • 20.00 mile(s) from IBP
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Pantex
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Texas Tech school of Pharmacy
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Amarillo College
  • 20.00 mile(s) from West Texas A & M University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 7.00 mile(s) from Ross Rogers Golf Course

Nearby Restaurants

  • 3.00 block(s) from Hoffbrau, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Great steaks with a large variety of ale.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Joe's Crab Shack, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Always a favorite for the seafood lover!
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Johnny Carino's, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Country Italian food at its best!
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Logan's Steakhouse, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Wonderful food with a familiar name.
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Olive Garden, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.50 mile(s) from I-Hop, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Open 24/7!
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Jason's Deli, Deli, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 block(s) from Golden Corral, Buffet, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Breakfast served Saturday and Sunday mornings starting at 7 a.m.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Coyote Bluff, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Voted Amarillo's best burgers for several years running!
  • 2.00 block(s) from My Thai, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner, Voted Amarillo's best 10 years running.0

BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Amarillo. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2014

September 20-21, 2014
2014 Fall Art in the Park

Local art and craft vendors display their work at the Memorial Park Reserve for the two day event in El Paso. The festivities begin at 10 a.m.

October 2014

October 4, 2014
2014 Abilene Heart Walk Join in on this non-competitive 5K walk around Nelson Park. The walk begins at 9 a.m.
October 24-25, 2014
Haunted Abilene Get into the Halloween mood by paying a visit to the Swenson House and touring some of most haunted locations in Abilene. This year’s theme is based on the Grimm’s Fairy Tales. The scares begin at 7 p.m.

November 2014

November 8, 2014
2014 Wing Wars

Foodies gather for the Amarillo chicken wing cook-off with live music and plenty of beverages. The grills light at 4 p.m.

November 21-22, 2014
2014 Artwalk

Downtown Alpine transforms into a vessel for local artists, concerts, and culture during the two day festival. The festivities begin at 10 a.m.
 

December 2014

December 5-26, 2014
24th Annual Christmas Lane

View the outdoor displays around town and have the kids take a photo with Santa at the Abilene State Supported Living Center. The lights come on at 6 p.m.

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