What Hotels Have Kitchens? [2019]

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Hotels with kitchens are not as rare as you might think. In many major cities and bigger towns, you can find a hotel with a stove and oven that rivals an apartment room with a fully equipped kitchen.

In this article, you will learn what hotel brands always have a fully equipped kitchen. Then I will share some hotels that have kitchens in cities like New York City, Washington DC, Orlando, and Los Angeles.


Hotel kitchen vs kitchenette

Kitchens and kitchenettes are often thought of as the same thing, but in reality it’s a little more complicated than you might think.

What is a kitchen?

A kitchen typically is spacious and offers full-sized appliances like a stove, microwave, sink, and refrigerator. Sometimes you also might find an oven and dishwasher, depending on the country. For example, the US is huge on ovens, but Japan isn’t so big on ovens.

Hotels that describe a room with a kitchen will typically offer all of these appliances at an appropriate size that is similar to an apartment or house.

An example of a kitchen

What is a kitchenette?

A kitchenette can be a little vaguer than a kitchen. As we know, a kitchen has somewhat of a size and appliance standard, while a kitchenette is smaller in size and might only have a refrigerator and microwave. 

Yet, not every kitchenette will only have a refrigerator and microwave. Some kitchenettes might have a washing machine. Some might have a super tiny stove. Sometimes, you might even encounter a kitchenette with an oven, but that’s more uncommon than common.

The point is, a kitchenette is a vague and loose term so you need to be mindful of that when booking a room with a kitchenette as there isn’t really a kitchenette standard.

For example, I stayed in a Holiday Inn Suites hotel, they had rooms that had a “kitchenette.” I expected a stove as I noticed it had a full-sized refrigerator, washing machine, and microwave, but as you can see in the photo below, there was no stove. So, always be mindful of what appliances are in a room that is labeled with a kitchenette.

An example of a hotel kitchenette

What hotel brands have kitchens or kitchenettes?

There are many hotel brands around the world, but I will go over the major hotel brands that are part of IHG, Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, Choice, Wyndham, Best Western, and Accor.

IHG

With 5,723 hotels worldwide, you will not have a hard time finding an IHG property in the country you visit. Out of the 17 IHG brands, there are two that offer kitchens in every one of their properties in the respective brand. 

IHG brands that offer kitchens at every property

  • Staybridge Suites
  • Candlewood Suites
  • Holiday Inn Club Vacation (only villas have fully equipped kitchens)

Staybridge and Candlewood Suites are all-suite select properties that cater to people that want a room with a fully equipped kitchen at a good value. At both Staybridge and Candlewood Suites, you can expect a full-sized stove, microwave, refrigerator, sink, and dishwasher at every property. Sometimes you might be able to find a property with an oven.

For Holiday Inn Club Vacation properties, they offer villas that have a fully equipped kitchen. You will find everything you can think of in the villa, including an oven.

With the IHG Rewards Club program, you can earn and redeem points at these properties while also receiving light elite benefits if you are an IHG elite.

IHG brands that don’t offer kitchens at every property

  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
  • Kimpton Hotels
  • Regent Hotels
  • Six Senses Hotels Resorts & Spas
  • Hualuxe Hotels
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Voco
  • Indigo
  • Even hotel
  • Avid
  • Holiday Inn Hotels
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Holiday Inn Resort

While these IHG brands won’t offer kitchens at every property, some of the properties will offer kitchens or kitchenettes for certain rooms at specific properties.

For example, you can find some InterContinental, Voco, and Holiday Inn properties that offer select suites with a kitchenette or fully equipped kitchen. The same is true with Holiday Inn Club Vacation properties having villas with fully equipped kitchens.

Hilton

With 5,757 hotels worldwide, you will not have a hard time finding a Hilton property in the country you visit. Out of the 17 Hilton brands, there are two that offer kitchens in every one of their properties in the respective brand. 

Hilton brands that offer kitchens at every property

  • Home2 Suites
  • Homewood Suites

Home2 Suites and Homewood Suites both offer rooms with fully-equipped kitchens at every one of their properties. You can expect a full-sized stove, microwave, refrigerator, sink, and dishwasher at every property. Sometimes you might be able to find a property with an oven.

With the Hilton Honors program, you can earn and redeem points at these properties while also receiving light elite benefits if you are a Hilton Honors elite.

Hilton brands that don’t offer kitchens at every property

  • Waldorf Astoria
  • LXR
  • Conrad
  • Canopy
  • Signia
  • Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Curio Collection
  • DoubleTree
  • Tapestry Collection
  • Embassy Suites
  • Motto
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Hampton
  • Tru
  • Hilton Grand Vacation

While these Hilton brands won’t offer kitchens at every property, some of the properties will offer kitchens or kitchenettes for certain rooms at specific properties.

For example, you can find some Hilton Grand Vacation and Embassay Suites properties with kitchens. Sometimes other brands, like Hilton Hotels & Resorts will have a kitchen for their top-level villas or suites. You just need to keep an eye out for certain rooms at specific properties.

Marriott

There are 6,906 Marriott hotels worldwide with 30 Marriott brands. You can easily find luxury and premium Marriott properties with a good amount of select properties in the Americas. Out of the 30 brands, there are five Marriott brands that offer fully-equipped kitchens.

Marriott brands that offer kitchens at every property

  • Homes & Villas
  • Residence Inn
  • Towneplace Suites
  • Marriott Executive Apartments
  • Element

These five Marriott brands above offer fully-equipped kitchens at every one of their properties. Four of these are hotel brands, which are Residence Inn, Towneplace Suites, Marriott Executive Apartments, and Element. These brands will offer stoves, microwaves, and fridges. Some might offer dishwashers and ovens.

Then there is Home & Villa branded luxury shared houses and villas around the world, similar to Airbnb but are managed by Marriott. As these are houses and villas, expect huge kitchens, similar to what you might find in a house you might buy or rent.

Marriott brands that don’t offer kitchens at every property

  • Fairfield
  • Courtyard
  • Four Points
  • Springhill Suites
  • Protea Hotels
  • AC Hotels
  • Aloft
  • Moxy
  • Gaylord
  • Sheraton
  • Marriott
  • Marriott Vacation Club
  • Delta Hotels
  • Westin
  • Le Meridien
  • Renaissance Hotels
  • Autograph Collection Hotels
  • Tribute Portfolio
  • Design Hotels
  • Edition
  • Ritz-Carlton
  • The Luxury Collection
  • St. Regis
  • W Hotels
  • JW Marriot

As always, some of these brands will offer kitchenettes and fully-equipped kitchens at certain properties worldwide. For example, I stayed at the Westin Los Cabos two-bedroom villa with a fully equipped kitchen, but that doesn’t mean every Westin property will have a fully-equipped kitchen. Other Westins won’t even offer a kitchenette.

The same goes true with other brands from Marriott where some might offer kitchens in their residence suite. An example would be the Sheraton Grand Adana where the residence suite I got upgraded to as an Ambassador Elite had a fully equipped kitchen.

As always, you might find a luxury to select branded properties that offer kitchens. You just need to keep an eye out for certain rooms at specific properties.

Sheraton Grand Adana residence one bedroom suite

Hyatt

With 777 Hyatt properties worldwide, you’re rather limited for choices. However, Hyatt has a solid portfolio that performs well with optional kitchens.

Hyatt brands that offer kitchens at every property

  • Hyatt House

While Hyatt only has one brand that has kitchens at every property, Hyatt House, it’s not a bad option. Compared to other select brands, Hyatt House is more consistent and solid. At every Hyatt House, you can find a full-sized kitchen with a stove, sink, fridge, dishwasher, and sometimes an oven.

As a World of Hyatt Globalist elite, you will be offered upgrades and late check-out. Even lower World of Hyatt elite tiers, you can receive small benefits like late check-out and extra points — all from holding the Chase Hyatt credit card.

Hyatt brands that don’t offer kitchens at every property

  • Park Hyatt
  • Miraval
  • Hyatt Regency
  • Hyatt Ziva
  • Hyatt Zilara
  • Hyatt Place
  • Andaz
  • Alila
  • Thompson Hotels
  • Hyatt Centric
  • Exhale
  • The Unbound Collection
  • Destination hotels
  • Joie de vivre
  • Hyatt Residence Club

As mentioned above for other brands, if you keep an eye out, you can find other Hyatt brands offering kitchens at certain properties. An example would be some Hyatt Residence Club properties that will offer kitchens in specific suites or villas.

Choice

With 7,005 Choice hotels worldwide, you can easily find value-minded hotels with or without kitchens wherever you go. Choice has four hotel brands that offer kitchens at every property. 

Choice brands that offer kitchens at every property

  • Mainstay Suites
  • Woodspring Suites
  • Extended Stay Hotels
  • Vacation Rentals

Four brands are offered by Choice that have fully-equipped kitchens. Mainstay Suites, Woodspring Suites, Extended Stay Hotels, and Vacation Rentals all offer kitchens.

These Choice brands are great if you want a value hotel that won’t break your bank compared to the options available from Hyatt, Marriott, and Hilton.

Choice brands that don’t offer kitchens at every property

  • Ascend
  • Cambria
  • Comfort
  • Sleep Inn
  • Quality Inn
  • Clarion Inn
  • Clarion Pointe
  • Econo Lodge
  • Rodeway Inn

Outside of the four kitchen brands mentioned above, these Choice brands don’t offer much when it comes to kitchens. I had a hard time finding kitchens in some of these properties, so don’t press your luck out for finding kitchens at these select properties.

Wyndham

9,000 Wyndham properties are worldwide making it one of the biggest hotel chains in the world surpassing its competitors. However, there is only one brand that always offers a kitchen at every property making it slightly limited for finding a hotel with a kitchen.

Wyndham brands that offer kitchens at every property

  • Hawthorn Suites

Hawthorn Suites is the one and only brand offered by Wyndham that offers a kitchen at every one of its properties. It’s a select property having a hard time competing with the likes of Marriott, Hilton, and IHG, but it still is a great option when other brands aren’t available.

Choice brands that don’t offer kitchens at every property

  • AmericInn by Wyndham
  • Wyndham Grand
  • Wyndham Garden
  • Trademark Collection by Wyndham
  • Dolce and Resorts by Wyndham
  • Ramada by Wyndham
  • Wyndham
  • Baymont by Wyndham
  • La Quinta
  • Days Inn & suites
  • Super 8
  • Tryp
  • Howard Johnson
  • Travelodge
  • Microtel by Wyndham
  • Wingate by Wyndham
  • Dazzler Hotels
  • Esplendor Boutique Hotels

While Wyndham only offers one brand that has a fully-equipped kitchen at each of its properties, you can still find a few La Quinta or Wyndham property that offers a kitchen or kitchenette.

So, if you don’t see a Hawthorn Suites in the area you’re looking, check Wyndham’s other brands and you might find certain properties offering kitchens and kitchenettes.

Best Western

Best Western isn’t frequently talked about, but with 4,195 properties worldwide, you might have thought Best Western would be talked a little bit more. Out of the 13 Best Western brands, only one has a kitchen at each property.

Best Western brands that offer kitchens at every property

  • Executive Residency

Executive Residency isn’t a brand long-stay property offering kitchens at each and every property. It’s not in many major cities, but it’s easy to find in the suburbs or more rural areas. At every property, expect a fully-equipped kitchen with a stove, fridge, sink, dishwasher, and sometimes an oven.

Best Western brands that don’t offer kitchens at every property

  • Best Western
  • Best Western Plus
  • Best Western Premier
  • Vib
  • GLo
  • BW Signature Collection
  • BW Premier Collection
  • Sadie
  • Aiden
  • Sure Stay
  • Sure Stay Plus
  • Sure stay Collection

Accor

With over 4,800 properties worldwide, Accor Hotels is a French brand that is huge over in Europe and South East Asia. Accor has many brands, 36 brands to be exact, they have seven brands that offer a fully-equipped kitchen at every property.

Accor brands that offer kitchens at every property

  • Onefinestay
  • Mantra
  • Peppers
  • OAdagio Premium
  • Oadagio Aparthotel
  • Oadagio Aparthotel Access
  • BreakFree

These seven brands from Accor offers huge coverage outside of the Americas. If you are traveling internationally in Europe or Asia, you will find these brands pop up frequently.

They offer fully-equipped kitchens with a stove, full-sized fridge, sink, dishwasher, and sometimes oven.

Accor brands that don’t offer kitchens at every property

  • Raffles
  • Banyan Tree
  • Sofitel Legend
  • Fairmont
  • SO/Hotel & Resorts
  • Sofitel
  • Rixos Hotels
  • Mantis Hotels and Escapes
  • MGallery by Softie
  • Pullman
  • Swissôtel
  • Angsana
  • 25h
  • Mantra Hotels
  • Mövenpick Hotels
  • Grand Mercure
  • The Sebel
  • Novotel
  • Mercure
  • Mama Shelter
  • Tribe
  • Ibis
  • Ibis Styles
  • Ibis Budget
  • JOE&JOE
  • Greet
  • HotelF1
  • Thalassa Sea & Spa

Hotels with kitchens

Here are some examples of major cities and destinations with some hotel brands mentioned above that offer fully-equipped kitchens.

Hotels with kitchens in Washington DC

Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf

Hotels with kitchens in Las Vegas

Residence Inn Las Vegas Airport

Hotels with kitchens in Atlanta

Staybridge Suites Atlanta – Midtown

Hotels with kitchens in Los Angeles

Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

Hotels with kitchens in Houston

Residence Inn Houston I-10 West/Park Row

Hotels with kitchens in Orlando

Orlando is a perfect area where kitchens are available in both select and premium hotels. As you can see you have a greater amount of options of brands to select from for Orlando.

Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas – Lake Buena Vista

Hotels with kitchens in Denver

HYATT House Denver Airport

Hotels with kitchens in San Diego

Residence Inn San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter

Hotels with kitchens in San Antonio

Residence Inn San Antonio Downtown/Alamo Plaza

Hotels with kitchens in New Orleans

Staybridge Suites New Orleans

Hotels with kitchen in Maui

Hyatt Residence Club Maui, Ka’anapali Beach

Final word

Having a kitchen in a hotel room can make a world of difference for saving money and having extra room for preparing light meals. Even though I don’t cook, having a kitchen comes in handy for the huge dishwasher, plates, cutlery, and the ability to make some soup noodles when needed.

I hope this article helps you cook something great during your next stay.

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