Visitors to a new town tend to view their hotel in one of tow ways: as just a place to sleep, or as part of the vacation experience.

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

Families at Burger Bar in downtown Fort Wayne

Unique Dining Options

Burger Bar

Hampton Inn & Suites, 223 W. Jefferson Blvd.

One of Fort Wayne’s best smash burgers can be found at Burger Bar, located downtown at the Hampton Inn & Suites. Dine in or visit the walk-up window on West Jefferson Street.


The Bradley, 204 W. Main St.

For a unique fine dining option, check out Arbor, located at The Bradley. Arbor offers a modern take on the quintessential offerings of Northern Italy combined with the classic American steakhouse. Hand rolled pasta, hearth-fired pizzas, and seasonal produce complete the menu.

Fried Green Tomatoes at Conner's Kitchen + Bar

Conner's Kitchen + Bar

Courtyard by Marriott, 1150 S. Harrison St.

At Conner’s, you will find elevated comfort food, craft beers, and specialty cocktails in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne!


Hilton Fort Wayne, 1020 Calhoun St.

Features offers guests delicious buffets for breakfast and dinner, and is conveniently located next door to an in-house Starbucks.

Rooftop Cocktails

Birdie's, 204 W. Main St.

Located at The Bradley, Birdie’s offers an aerial view of Main Street, served up alongside inventive craft cocktails and tasty bites.

Connect session at Conner's Rooftop Bar

Conner's Rooftop

Hampton Inn and Suites, 223 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Catch a home run view of the ballpark at Conner’s amazing open air bar, overlooking Parkview Field!

Hotel Pool

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.

Two dozen other hotels offer indoor and outdoor pools – perfect for making a splash and burning off some steam!

Family Suite with Bunk Beds Holiday Inn Purdue

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.

Home2Suites, 10650 Diebold Rd.

Additional outdoor relaxation (and live music!) awaits at this Fort Wayne North property.

Izzy the Bike

Grab a Bike and Hit the Trails!

The Bradley, 204 W. Main St.

The Bradley offers guests the opportunity to head off and explore the city on two wheels. Enjoy this convenient option as you explore downtown, or head down to Promenade Park to jump on our rivergreenway trail system.

Shoot Some Hoops

Staybridge, 5925 Ellison Rd.

Residence Inn, 7811 W Jefferson Blvd.

Several of Fort Wayne's extended stay hotels offer basketball courts and equipment to help guests burn off some steam - and enjoy some Hoosier Hoops!

Dog sitting in the lobby of the bradley hotel downtown

Room for Fido

Many Fort Wayne hotels offer pet-friendly amenities. Find that one that fits your furry friend!

Complimentary Breakfast

Save on your next visit by choosing a hotel with breakfast included!

Hot Tub Rooms

Want to relax in your room? Check out these Fort Wayne Hotels offering hot tub rooms.


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