Saying cities are ‘overlooked by travellers’ is a bit of a cliche, but Omaha certainly has a lot more to it than you might expect, and is definitely worth more than a cursory glance if you’re in Nebraska. There’s a busy riverfront neighbourhood, plenty to do in the evenings, and several world class museums. Many of the best places to stay in Omaha can be found in the Old Market neighbourhood, which is close to the downtown area, but all our Guru’s recommendations for the best places to stay in Omaha benefit from this town’s reputation for old fashioned hospitality.
Omaha certainly isn’t overlooked by better off folk, this city is one of the the U.S.’s top ten cities for billionaires, and Fortune 500 companies, and it has the highest number of millionaires per capita. And this wealth helps fuel the cultural scene here. Some of the notable museums and galleries here include the Durham Museum - which has been converted from Omaha’s beautiful old Art Deco Union Station and houses several impressive exhibitions on local history;
Our pick of the best places to stay in Omaha is the perfect base for exploring all that the city has to offer.
A 14 story monolith rearing up out of downtown Omaha, this bastion of Nebraska Art Deco offers the ultimate in luxurious living, sleeping, dining and drinking. Interiors are sophisticated in sleek black & white with metal and wood accents. The soaring Encore Lounge serves cocktails and wines.