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BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites

4540 Maplewood Avenue, Wichita Falls, TX 76308-4608
Phone: 940/687-2025   |   Fax: 940/687-2027   |   77 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites!

With Midwestern State University nearby, our Wichita Falls hotel is proud to host those in town for university events, but we are more than a college town.

We welcome riders in the region for the Red River Harley-Davidson® Shop and medical patients here for the United Regional Hospital. Families visiting Sheppard Air Force Base service men and women can count on us to be their second home. Business travelers who want peace and quiet, along with a great location, we have it. Please know that our pet-friendly Wichita Falls hotel always delivers the best in service.

If you are here for work with Sealed Air Corporation, Echo meter, Alcoa or another area business, you need a fast and easy commute. That is exactly what you get at our Wichita Falls hotel, where our prime location can't be beat. With easy access to highway 281 or 287 it takes a few minutes to get where you are going.

If you are here for vacation, we know how to help you relax. Start by lounging at our seasonal outdoor pool, the perfect place to cool off. We're close to fine dining and shopping, which are both on the agenda for many of our guests. Free Wi-Fi, a microwave and mini-fridge in all rooms and a free full hot breakfast gets your day started right. The most important meal of the day is on us and includes a buffet of waffles, fruits & pastries, cereal, yogurt and 100% Arabica coffee.

We have Comanche Red River Casino, or Kiowa Casino is a great place to test your luck. Maybe Sikes Senter Mall is more your speed and it's also an excellent way to stay out of the Texas cold wind or hot humid heat. Sunrise Field or city field is only minutes away for your sports needs. The Coliseum (MPEC) hosts many events throughout the year and we welcome all visitors in town for any special event. From work to play, it's simple to do it all when you have the best location in town.

Stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites today. Enjoy your stay!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool Our Pool is currently closed for the season and we will reopen Summer of 2016
  • Exercise facility 24-hour
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish )
  • Guest laundry nominal fee
  • Dry cleaning, same day service available
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late check out
  • Safe deposit box, complimentary
  • Cable or satellite television Newly installed High definition programming including Showtime and all the premier movie channels. Each TV is equipped with a small sensor to insure quality viewing in each room.
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center has two computers, copy machine and faxing available 24-hours
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Swimming

BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western plus university inn & suites in Wichita Falls, 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: 33.859385  /  Latitude: -98.531645


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. In Wichita Falls take 281S Exit. Exit Southwest Parkway and turn right. Then turn right on Maplewood Avenue and end at the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites.

From: The south. From 287N take 281S Exit. Exit Southwest Parkway, turn right and then turn right on Maplewood Avenue. From 281N, Exit Southwest Parkway. Turn left and then turn right on Maplewood Avenue North and end at the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites.

From: The west. From 82E, exit on Kemp Street and turn right. Go for two miles and turn left on Maplewood Avenue. End at the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites.

From: The airport. Exit Municipal Airport on Armstrong Drive, turn right on Airport Drive and continue west. Turn left on Spur 325 and enter Highway 287 South. Stay in the left hand lane and take Highway 79 281 South. Follow it 2.4 miles then you will see Southwest Parkway Exit on the right hand side, take that exit. You will go for about 2.8 miles and you will pass four stop lights, the fifth one will be Maplewood Avenue. Turn right on Maplewood Avenue and end at the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites.

BEST WESTERN PLUS University 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

Sheppard Air Force Base

Established in 1941, Sheppard Air Force Base is located in northern Texas near Wichita Falls. Controlled by the United States Air Force, Sheppard AFB is the largest training base in of Air Education & Training Command.

Sheppard AFB is home to the 82d Training Wing and the 80th Flying Training Wing. Sheppard is also part of a public and military use airport along with Wichita Falls Municipal Airport.

The Champions Course at Weeks Park

As you plan for your next visit to Wichita Falls, be sure to book a tee time for a round of exemplary golf – it's all at The Champions Course at Weeks Park. Any trek through the Panhandle region of Texas should yield some excellent golf, and your time at The Champions Course at Weeks Park will no doubt suffice.

As it's just one aspect of Weeks Park, The Championship Course is a marvel for any level of golfer – from the novice to the scratch. Renovated in 2007, The Championship Course is owned by the city of Wichita Falls, and was designed by Jeffrey D. Brauer. The max length of the course is 7,200 yards from the championship tees.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • .10 mile(s) from Sikes Senter Mall
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Super Sectional Tennis
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Texas Oklahoma Jr. Golf T
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Oil Bowl
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Castaway Cove Water Park
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Falls Feast
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Kemp Center for the Arts
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
  • 5.00 mile(s) from River Bend Nature Works
  • 5.00 mile(s) from River Bend Nature Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Wichita Theater
  • 6.00 mile(s) from J.S. Bridwell Agriculture
  • 21.00 mile(s) from Lake Arrowhead Park
  • .10 mile(s) from Sikes Senter Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Champions Golf Course
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Lake Wichita

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from McBrides Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Daily Happy Hour and Early Bird Specials. Show your guest card and get a 10% discount Great steaks and seafood.
  • Across the street from Hunan Chinese Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Voted Texoma's Best several years running.
  • Panda Kitchen, on premises, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Thai Orchid, Bar/Lounge, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner, Wichita Falls only Thai Restaurant.
  • Across the street from Vaca Loca Mexican, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, Casual Mexican with an off the menu tortilla soup that is delicious! Just ask your server!
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Red Lobster, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Logans Roadhouse, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn & Suites

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 Wichita Falls. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

October 2015

October 24, 2015
2015 Boo at the Zoo

Abilene Zoo hosts a special evening of trick or treating alongside the usual animal exhibits. Event start time is TBA.

October 17, 2015
22nd Annual Grape Day

Visit the Llano Estacado Winery in Lubbock for an evening of delicious wine tastings and live music. The event begins at 10 a.m.

November 2015

November 13-15, 2015
2015 ABWA Christmas in November

Enjoy arts, crafts, prizes, and homemade gifts at the Abilene Civic Center. This unique marketplace begins at noon.

December 2015

December 4, 2015
2015 Center City Electric Light Parade

A dazzling parade traversing downtown, or "Center City" Amarillo, finishing at the Amarillo Civic Center for the tree-lighting ceremony. The parade begins at 6 p.m.

December 5, 2015
2015 PPHM's Annual Christmas Open House

View the holiday decor, the choir groups, and enjoy holiday treats at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Amarillo. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday.

December 5 & 6, 2015
2015 A Christmas Affair

Get some holiday shopping done in Witchita Falls at the Ray Clymer Exhibition Center. The event will see over 20 small and family-owned businesses set up shop and offer some delightful gifts. The event begins at 10 a.m.

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