BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta Inn

1008 Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta, OH 45895-9797
Phone: 419/738-2050   |   Fax: 419/738-2050   |   54 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Discover this newly renovated hotel in Wapakoneta, Ohio just south of Lima and near the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Free breakfast and internet!

The BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta Inn prides itself on friendly customer service, great amenities and comfortable accommodations to every guest traveling along I-75. Hotel guests will find easy access to a variety of area attractions and businesses in the Lima and Wapakoneta area. The hotel is also near the Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Grand Lake-St. Mary's State Park, Eldora Speedway and the Indian Lake State Park. Nearby corporate locations include Honda of America, Ametek Westchester Plastics, Airstream and IDI Ingredients.

Each newly remodeled room at the Wapakoneta Inn features cable television with HBO®, free high-speed Internet access, two-line phone and a refrigerator. A complimentary full, hot breakfast featuring premium coffee, scrambled eggs, cheese omelets and more is offered daily. Other popular hotel amenities include an indoor heated swimming pool, exercise facility and business center.

Experience all the great amenities and services the BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta Inn offers -- make a reservation today.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, includes omelet or scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, biscuits and gravy, waffles
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late checkout not guaranteed, based on availability.
  • Cable or satellite television over 70 channels including HBO®, ESPN®
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services portable shower benches, commode seat riser
  • Hearing impaired services TDD phones, visual door knocker
  • Physically challenged facilities all rooms have grab bars, 2 rooms with roll-in showers, 2 rooms with bath tub benches
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

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Conveniently located, the best western wapakoneta inn in Wapakoneta, Ohio 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: 40.560275  /  Latitude: -84.171515

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The north. Take Interstate 75 to Exit 111, turn right, go to first stop light and turn left. The BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta Inn is located on your right.

From: The south. Take Interstate 75 to Exit 111, turn left, go to first stop light and turn left. The BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta Inn is located on your right.

From: The east. Take US 33 to Wapak-Fisher Rd., turn right, go to first stop light and turn left. The BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta Inn is located on your right.

From: The west. Take US 33 to Interstate 75 North. Stay in right lane and immediately take Exit 111, turn left, go to first stop light and turn left. The BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta Inn is located on your right.

BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta 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

Airstream

Airstream

Airstream Trailer

Founded by one man in his backyard, Airstream has since become Ohio’s premier manufacturer of travel trailers and camper vehicles since 1931.

The innovative aluminum and aero-dynamic design is still heavily in use today – seventy percent of all Airstream trailers sold are still on the road today.

For those who are curious as to how the American-made classic is built can schedule a tour of the facility – which is located near Wapakoneta in central Ohio.

Tours are available Monday through Thursday year round.

Armstrong Air & Space Museum

Armstrong Air & Space Museum

Armstrong Air & Space Museum

Named after historic astronaut Neil Armstrong, the Armstrong Air and Space Museum is located in Wapakoneta in central Ohio – which happens to be Armstrong’s hometown.

The museum opened its doors three years after the moon landing and is dedicated to Ohio’s contributions to the history of space flight.

The museum is operated by the Ohio Historical Society and houses many rare artifacts critical to the exploration of space.

Included in the exhibits are the Gemini VIII spacecraft and the airplane Armstrong learned to fly with. 

Basilica & National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation

Made into a national a shrine by U.S. Congress, Our Lady of Consolation is one of two basilicas in Ohio. The shrine is located in central Ohio near Wapakoneta and is the site of the annual pilgrimage of Roman Catholics to mark the Feast of the Assumption of Mary.

The complex has multiple properties representing the historic nature of the shrine – perhaps most impressive is the original wooden church built in 1875 that is still in use. The basilica and nearby shrine park are a must-see for any fan of ancient stone and European style architecture.

Bicycle Museum of America

Home to one of the largest collections of bicycles in the world, the Bicycle Museum of America is located just outside of Wapakoneta in central Ohio. Bicycles on exhibit include elegant and classis styles from the 19th Century – as well as more modern styles from the 1960s and beyond.

Bicycles seen at the museum are on rotation – new bicycles are on display all the time giving the museum a “new” sensability after every visit. The museum has over 1,000 bicycle onsite - with over 300 on display at a time.

Eldora Speedway

Also known as the "Big E," the Eldora Speedway is a half-mile raceway in central Ohio. The 20,000 capacity venue hosts a plethora of races yearly including the Kings Royal, the Dirt Model Dream, Chevrolet American Revolution Week, and many more

Perhaps the most recognized event is the World 100 – an annual event that hosts over 200 dirt late-model racers every weekend following Labor Day near Wapakoneta. Other notable events include the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the Silver Crown.

Grand Lake St. Marys State Park

By Nyttend (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Grand Lake St. Marys State Park

Once the world's largest man-made lake, Grand Lake St. Mary’s State Park is Ohio's largest inland lake.

Although man-made, the 13,500-acre lake is naturally a perfect stop for those who enjoy water-related activities in central Ohio, including boating, swimming, and fishing.

Those with furry friends in tow can visit the Fur-Ever Friends Dog Park or the Celina Rotary Dog Park.

Near Wapakoneta, travelers come from all over to partake in the year-round hiking as well, given the park's 52-mile scenic shoreline.

 

Historic Downtown Wapkoneta

Historic Downtown Wapakoneta

Originally chartered in 1840, historic downtown Wapakoneta today features a multitude of historic features and pleasantries.

Among them is the historic architecture found downtown – buildings dating back to the town’s origins are available to the public while on a Wapakoneta Walking Tour.

Visitors of central Ohio are encouraged to explore the downtown district for the variety of shops and boutiques in the area.

A wide variety of events take place in the district as well – often more than one per day. 

Lake Loramie State Park

Originally created as a feeder canal, Lake Loramie is a beautiful, central Ohioan 1,655-acre lake providing visitors with an assortment of water-related activities – swimming, boating, and shoreline hiking are just a few of the opportunities presented by Lake Loramie.

Conveniently located near Wapakoneta, the park provides nearby outdoor events – the Fishing Derby, Family Fun Fling, and seasonal events like Christmas in July create a fun environment for the whole family year round.

Niekamp Farm & Flea Market

Open for business since 1998, the Niekamp farm and Flea Market offers a vast variety of products and services sure to meet anybody’s needs. Located in central Ohio just outside of Wapakoneta, the 55,000 square foot facility specializes in the sale of items including golf carts, food items, furniture, décor, collectibles, and more.

The flea market also hosts events such as the World’s Longest Yard Sale – held every August. Participants are encouraged to bring all kinds of used goods and set up a “yard sale”, stretching almost 700 hundred miles across multiple states. 

Ohio Caverns

Officially the largest Cave system in Ohio, the Ohio Caverns were discovered in 1897 by a local farmhand. The beautiful snow cavern is located near Wapakoneta and has since become a mainstay for tourism in central Ohio.

Guests are invited to take a tour of the mile-long caves where they can view natural crystal formations, like the Crystal Sea and Natural Bridge, dating back over a hundred years. Outside of the cavern consists of amenities such as a gift shop, dining hall, and playground.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Armstrong Air & Space Musuem
  • 21.00 mile(s) from Bicycle Museum of America
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Airstream Factory Tours
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Eldora Speedway, owned by NASCAR® driver Tony Stewart
  • 26.00 mile(s) from National Marian Shrine
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Piatt Castles
  • 36.00 mile(s) from Niekamp Farm & Flea Market
  • 43.00 mile(s) from Fort Recovery State Museum, built in 1938
  • .50 mile(s) from Walmart®
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Antiques Shopping, Wapakoneta antique and specialty shops - downtown Wapakoneta

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 15.30 mile(s) from Lima
  • 22.30 mile(s) from Celina
  • 21.20 mile(s) from Sidney
  • 58.00 mile(s) from Dayton
  • 86.00 mile(s) from Columbus
  • .01 mile(s) from Koneta Rubber
  • .01 mile(s) from Praxair
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Ametek Westchester Plastics
  • 2.00 mile(s) from GA Wintzer & Son, main office located in downtown Wapakoneta.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Apex Bag Company
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Fenix Wire
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Com Net, Inc
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Kyocera
  • 3.00 mile(s) from IDI Ingredients
  • 3.00 mile(s) from General Aluminum
  • 3.00 mile(s) from American Trim
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Setex
  • 11.00 mile(s) from AAP St. Marys Corporation
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Grand Lake Health System, Joint Township District Memorial Hospital
  • 12.00 mile(s) from General Dynamics Land Systems
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Pro-Pet LLC
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Honda - Anna Engine Plant
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Plastipak Packaging
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Airstream
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Procter & Gamble Company
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Crown Equipment
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Ford Motor Company
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Honda - Russels Point
  • 24.00 mile(s) from Minster Machine Co.
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Wright University - Lake Campus
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Ohio State University - Lima
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Rhodes State College
  • 20.00 mile(s) from University of Northwestern Ohio
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Ohio Northern University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Grand Lake St. Marys, for boating, fishing, skiing, trails
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Indian Lake State Park, for boating, fishing, skiing, trails
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Lake Loramie, for boating, fishing, skiing, trails

BEST WESTERN Wapakoneta 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 Wapakoneta. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2015

September 13, 2015
2015 All Horse Parade

Kick-off the Delaware County Fair with a parade through downtown Delaware. The park will feature only horses – including carriages, wagons, and many more vintage types of transportation being pulled by horses. The parade begins at 3 p.m.

September 12 - November 21, 2015
2015 Ohio State Buckeye Football

Join the OSU Buckeyes faithful as they cheer on "THE" Ohio State at Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes will take on Big 10 foes like Penn State, Minnesota, and Michigan State as a part of their seven home games this season.

October 2015

October 3, 2015
2015 Harvest Fair

A family-friendly event held at the Columbus Commons featuring pumpkin decorating, games, inflatables, and more. The event beings at 3 p.m.

October 18, 2015
16th Annual Halloween Pet Parade

Four-legged ghouls, goblins, and ghosts line the streets of downtown Columbus for this adorable pet parade. Awards will be given out, too. The parade begins at noon.

November 2015

November 7 & 8, 2015
2015 Columbus International Festival

Experience the world's cultures, all conveniently located in the Ohio Expo Center. Check out more than 200 booths representing 75 different cultures. The event begins at 10 a.m.

November 9-21, 2015
2015 The Civil War & Ohio

Historic Fort Steuben will have exhibits and programs celebrating the 150-year anniversary of Ohio's involvement in the Civil War. Event times can vary, but generally run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

November 14, 2015
2015 American Recycles Day Eco-Art Show

A unique art show to say the least, this event will feature plenty of works of art made completely from recycled materials and goods. The event will feature cocktails and hors d' oeuvres at the Marion Palace Theatre in Marion.

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