Visitors to a new town tend to view their hotel rooms in one of two ways: The room is just a place to sleep, or the hotel is part of the experience.

Fort Wayne, Indiana has myriad options for those who like their hotel to be part of the trip. Here are some of our favorite to-dos in area hotels.

Hampton Inn Downtown Rendering

The Best Amenities in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Burger Bar

Hampton Inn & Suites, 223 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Downtown’s newest space for overnight trips is the Hampton Inn & Suites, which is currently taking reservations for stays beginning June 19. One of the many details to make this hotel stand out is the Burger Bar: Dine in or visit the walk-up window on West Jefferson Street. Plus, the hotel offers a partially open-air rooftop bar that overlooks Parkview Field.

Elvis Guesthouse Suite

Music-themed rooms

Don Halls Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road

The Guesthouse is just 10 minutes from downtown Fort Wayne, and its music- and art-themed boutique rooms are ideal spaces for music buffs and families alike.

Our favorites include the Elvis, Dolly Parton and Motown rooms.

Heated pool

Candlewood Suites Fort Wayne, 5251 Distribution Drive

Sometimes after a long day, nothing sounds better than a relaxing soak. Enjoy one at Candelwood Suites no matter the time of year—its indoor pool is heated.

Holiday Inn Purdue Fort Wayne Kids' Suite

Bunk bed rooms

Holiday Inn at Purdue Fort Wayne, 4111 Paul Shaffer Drive

The family suites the Holiday Inn at Purdue Fort Wayne were put together with your kids in mind.

Not only are the family suites a spacious 650 square feet, but they include a set of bunk beds. Plus, the hotel boasts the city’s largest indoor pool.

Courtyard by Marriott Outdoor Patio with Fire Pits - Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fire pits

Courtyard by Marriott, 1150 S. Harrison St.

The patio in the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Fort Wayne is complete with fire pits, perfect for night’s end after a busy day of business or sightseeing.

On your next stay in Fort Wayne, Indiana enjoy these amenities or the countless others Fort Wayne's hotels offer!