Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Salina, KS
2760 South Ninth Street
Salina , KS 67401
Perfectly located off I-135 a few miles south of the I-70 intersection, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Salina, KS offers a comfortable retreat for guests visiting the heartland. Visitors can reach Kansas Wesleyan University, Kansas State Polytechnic and the Salina Regional Airport (SLN) within two miles of our hotel. More than a bustling college town, Salina also has a thriving business community where you’ll find corporations like Philips Lighting, PKM Steel Service and Salina Vortex Corporation, all within a three-mile radius of the hotel.
We invite corporate travelers to take advantage of our business center services and to enjoy unlimited coffee in the lobby for those late-night projects. Family-friendly amenities include a fitness center, a heated indoor pool and a hot tub. Enjoy a good book from our Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM while you relax by the pool. We also offer freebies such as cookies in the lobby and toiletries through our Did You Forget? Program. Standard amenities include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Feel at home in our spacious rooms and suites, all furnished with a workspace and free Wi-Fi. Guests may also request a room with a plush La-Z-Boy recliner. Other highlights include:
For a romantic getaway, reserve a Whirlpool Suite with a king bed, whirlpool tub and dry bar.
Bars & Restaurants
We invite your family to our breakfast room each morning to feast on our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. Cover a biscuit in savory gravy and pair it with fresh fruit and a cup of coffee. In a rush? Just grab a quick bowl of oatmeal.
For lunch and dinner, make the quick drive to one of the restaurants within a mile of the hotel. Don’t feel like piling into the car? Walk next door to Tucson’s for a succulent steak and baby back ribs.
Things to Do in Salina
This college town offers more than just a youthful atmosphere. The Country Inn & Suites welcomes numerous business guests visiting nearby companies like Exide Technologies and PKM Steel Service, which are both less than two miles away. If you’re here with the kids, enjoy these family attractions:
Jumpin’ Joe’s Family Fun Center – Pack up the kids and head three miles north on Centennial Road to reach Jumpin' Joe's. Along with go-karts and mini golf, the facility features a 2,000-square-foot laser tag arena with fog and black lighting.
Tony’s Pizza Events Center – Hotel guests attending conferences, performances and other events at this multipurpose arena can get there in about 10 minutes by driving three miles north on Highway 81. The center is surrounded by a lush park area with tennis courts, a water park, playgrounds and an outdoor amphitheater.
Rolling Hills Zoo – Well worth the 12-mile drive, this wildlife park features more than 100 types of animals, a traveling art exhibition, a children’s exploration room and a domed ADM Theater. You can also tour the 64,000-square-foot museum while animatronic robots narrate your journey. Pack a lunch and eat in a reserved picnic area outside the gates.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
For flexible meeting space just two miles from the SLN airport, reserve our conference room and invite up to 60 guests. Allow our professional staff to enhance your gathering with audiovisual equipment, catering and a free personalized Web page.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Stay at Our Hotel near Salina Colleges
Brown Mackie College, now with 26 locations in more than a dozen states, was founded in Salina, KS in 1892. The Salina location offers degrees in business, computer software applications, nursing, construction trades and more. The Country Inn & Suites is located just one mile away from Brown Mackie.
Located about two miles from our hotel, Kansas Wesleyan University is a private Methodist school offering 25 undergraduate liberal arts majors as well as an MBA program. Use the hotel’s free Wi-Fi to sign up for a tour of the 28-acre campus, home to a Methodist church and a devotional garden.
Kansas State Polytechnic is where students pursue degrees in technology and aviation. It has three adjacent runways, as well as an impressive fleet of aircraft. Additional degree programs include engineering technology, family studies, technology management and social work. Kansas State Polytechnic is only three miles from the Country Inn & Suites.