Hotels that achieve the prestigious Gold Award represent the top 10% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
Supports Green Practices
"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
The Kansas City Chiefs are a member of the AFC West Division in the National Football League. The Chiefs were originally founded in 1960 as the Dallas Texans, a charter member of the American Football League. After three seasons, the Texans moved to Kansas City and became the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Topeka Roadrunners is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey team that competes in the North American Hockey League. Founded in 2004, the team
plays its home games at Landon Arena in Topeka, Kansas. The franchise was previously known as the Santa Fe Roadrunners, but moved to Topeka in 2007, where it earned the NAHL's President's Cup as regular season champions after the 2010-2011 season.
The Jayhawks represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.
As a member of the NCAA's Division I, the university competes in the Big 12 Conference. Kansas is probably best known for its men's basketball program which has won multiple national titles, including a victory over Memphis in the 2008 NCAA Tournament final. The university also supports a wide range of other men's and women's programs in sports such as baseball, football, golf, cross country, tennis, soccer, softball and volleyball. Notable Kansas alumni include Wilt Chamberlain (NBA), Paul Pierce (NBA) and Gale Sayers (NFL).