Ambassador Hotel Oklahoma City

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Ambassador Hotel
Contemporary boutique hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

By Hope S. Philbrick

If you arrive in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, expecting to see the Wild West, you haven’t done your homework.

The state capital is the Sooner state’s largest city, home to more than 1.2 million people. Located equal distance from New York City and Los Angeles, and within 500 miles of 71 million people, Oklahoma City is where I-35, I-40 and I-44 converge. It’s a hub, not out of the loop.

There’s a history in this city, of course, but it’s also completely modern.

Ambassador HotelThe Ambassador Hotel embodies that duality.

Billed as the city’s “most unique hotel,” it’s housed in the Osler Building, a former office building in the Spanish Mission Colonial Revival style that has stood as a city landmark since it was built in the late 1920s. The place is distinctive—and thus fits Marriott’s “exactly like nothing else” Autograph Collection motto—yet it’s ready to meet today’s discerning travelers’ needs.

Renovations retain its Art Deco architecture and charm (the guestroom doors’ details are a personal favorite), but style choices never compromise practical functionality or creature comforts.

Spacious guestrooms invite relaxation with a warm earthy color palate, luxurious beds with leather headboards, and leather chairs with wide footstools. Showers boast extra elbow room and upscale products. Attention to details—like bedside light switches, plentiful electrical outlets at tabletop heights, abundant storage space—makes it easy to move in, feel right at home, and kick back and lounge or buckle down and get to work as your schedule demands. Internet access is free and fast, to ensure you stay connected…if you want to.

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Staff members are friendly and helpful, whether you need advice about where to eat or can’t find something.

Head up to the rooftop O Bar for a great view of the city, to sip what’s claimed to be “the best handcrafted cocktails in town,” and mingle with locals. Enjoy live music on Thursday nights.

Ambassador Hotel

Whatever brings you to Oklahoma City, the Ambassador Hotel will make you glad you came.

Stay here and when you hear “Oklahoma City,” you’ll think “refined.”

Essentials…
  • 54 guestrooms and suites
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Valet ($18/night) and self-parking ($15/night) are available; or, park for free on an adjacent street
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Keurig coffee maker in each guestroom with basic supplies
  • King or Queen beds; thick and thin fluffy pillows
  • iPod docking station in each guestroom
  • Hand-held make-up mirrors in each guest bathroom
  • Hi-def flat-screen TV in each guestroom
  • Pet-friendly guestrooms are available for a $50 non-refundable cleaning fee
  • Fitness center
  • Business center
  • Outdoor pool
  • On-site restaurant; room service is available
  • Roof-top bar
  • Bathrobes available for guest use
  • Local and national newspapers available in the lobby
  • Located within walking distance of several restaurants and bars, the Bricktown Entertainment District, the Oklahoma City National Memorial, and Chesapeake Arena
  • Complimentary shuttle service within three miles of hotel (available from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.)
  • Odds of Encountering Children: Lower than at national chain hotels. For the best odds, visit during the week and/or when school is in session when you’ll most frequently encounter business travelers.
More Information…

Ambassador Hotel Oklahoma City
1200 N. Walker Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
405.600.6200

Visit Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Tourism

– Photos courtesy Ambassador Hotel OKC

Featured products, services and/or travel arrangements may have been complimentary in part or in full; this affords the research opportunity but does not sway opinion.

HopeP_144Hope S. Philbrick is founder and editor-in-chief of Getaways for Grownups. She became a freelance writer and editor because she believes that work and fun should not be mutually exclusive. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications nationwide. When not writing, she can usually be found on the road or savoring something tasty.

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