Omaha is a picturesque city in Eastern Nebraska that contains a pleasant mixture of historic and contemporary buildings, as well as plenty of natural park space. It’s particularly well-known for its famous Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
Downtown Omaha is a veritable culture trail, with several art galleries and museums such as the Joslyn Art Museum.
There are many fantastic places to eat, and the city boasts designer boutiques as well as specialty markets where you can pick up a bargain.
Today, we’re here to tell you all about Omaha’s water park hotels so that you can start planning your next vacation! Scroll down to check out three of the finest resorts the city has to offer.
Best Western Plus Kelly Inn
The waterpark at the Best Western Plus Kelly Inn, Omaha promises an unbelievably good time.
It is centrally located, being just 10 miles out from the Henry Doorly Zoo, Lauritzen Gardens, and the Ameritrade Park- home to the College World Series.
This Omaha hotel caters particularly well to groups and takes the stress out of holiday and event planning.
At the Best Western Plus Kelly Inn, you can enjoy several heated indoor pools, slides, a fountain, and rafts.
There is plenty of poolside seating, as well as tables for easy picnicking. Or, if you want some privacy, make sure to book the guest rooms that come with a jacuzzi!
The inn has its own onsite restaurant and is within an easy stroll of many excellent restaurants and fast-food outlets.
The guest rooms are luxurious with mahogany, gold, and neutral décor. Each room is equipped with a comfy armchair and Ottoman, writing desk and office chair, coffee and tea facilities, refrigerator, microwave, bathroom, and cable TV.
2 Queen or 1 King bed arrangements are available from around $120 upwards.
Best of all your reservation includes free breakfast and 5 passes to the indoor water park!
For those wanting to stay fit, there’s a full fitness center with treadmills and exercycles ready for your next work.
The hotel also hosts a 24-hour business center- and if you want to host your next conference here, you’ll appreciate the large seminar room with full audio-visual facilities!
There are some fantastic discounts on offer at this hotel at any given time, so make sure you check out their deals!
Holiday Inn Omaha Downtown – Airport
The Holiday Inn is situated in an enviable location, close to the Lauritzen Botanical Gardens, the Henry Doorly Zoo, and Ameritrade Park.
This resort boasts its own indoor water park, complete with a 3-story slide, indoor pool, and large whirlpool. Children will delight in the colorful watery adventure playground, complete with a dumping bucket and slide!
This inn has the facilities to host large groups of up to 150 people, making it perfect for weddings, conferences, and work-dos. The ballroom and business center are particularly impressive.
You don’t need to go far once you work up an appetite, as the on-site Burger Theory Restaurant offers burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, salads, and desserts, as well as beer and cocktails.
Relax in complete comfort, and check out the games on the wide-screen TVs as you eat!
The fitness center will help you to work off all those calories and is set up to please gym goers of every ability with a range of weights, exercycles, treadmills, and yoga mats.
The guest rooms are luxurious, with pleasant décor in neutral tones, soft lighting, comfortable beds, and ample lounging areas.
The guest rooms have a microwave, bathroom, and a large selection of TV channels to keep you entertained as well!
They come in 1 or 2 King bed configurations, with an optional sofa or bunk beds. Sleeping up to 6 people, these are reasonably priced at around $100 per night. You can even bring your pets for an extra $25.
The rooms include a free stay for under-18s with their parents- and the kids eat for free, too!
Breakfast, tea, and coffee are complimentary at the Holiday Inn, so there are lots of savings to be had. Laundry and housekeeping services are available on request, with myriad eco-friendly options included.
Coco Key Omaha Hotel and Water Resort
Coco Key Omaha Hotel and Water Resort is a short drive from Eppley Airport, which means you can be relaxing in your suite soon after the touchdown!
What’s more, they have a free shuttle, so you don’t need to worry at all about having to hire cars or book cabs.
This resort is located in the heart of the theme park area, with Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando just 3 and 4.7 miles away, respectively.
With so many attractions nearby, we promise that you won’t be bored during your stay!
You don’t even have to leave the resort if you don’t want to, as it has its very own exhilarating water park.
Parents can relax in the colorful outdoor seating area with desk chairs and sun umbrellas, set amidst lush vegetation and tropical palm trees.
Watch the kids get the thrill of a lifetime on the momentous waterslides, while the little ones enjoy the playground and paddling pools.
There is even an old-fashioned video arcade for the teenagers who’ve recently become too cool to hang out with Mom and Dad.
All that sun and fun is going to make you work up a hunger and thirst- and where better to satisfy that than at the hotel’s own restaurant “Tradewinds”. Visit the Wet Rooster Bar for a cheeky tipple afterward!
Alternatively, you can always visit the small store onsite for those ready-to-go snacks and drinks when you just can’t wait.
All of the guest rooms have timeless, fresh décor with natural wood cabinetry and a writing desk.
Equipped with a large-screen TV and coffee-making facilities, the lodgings are sure to enhance your rest and relaxation time.
You can take your pick of room configurations, with your choice of either 2 King, Queen, or Double beds, or a Queen or King bed with sofa bed. The rooms are reasonably priced between $90-$150, with a range of different discounts usually available.
For families, we recommend the family room, which has connecting areas and 2 bathrooms. It comes with a truly fantastic deal: 8 free passes to the Waterpark to splash to your heart’s content!