WICHITA, Kansas—WaterWalk announced the launch of its new website, marking a change in its online booking experience, including the ability to book unfurnished hotel rooms without traditional leasing constraints. WaterWalk is known for its hybrid business model in the extended-stay industry by providing both fully furnished “STAY” units and ready-to-furnish, apartment-style “LIVE” units that are equipped for longer-term bookings. Both offerings across all of WaterWalk’s properties are now bookable through the brand’s website, including upgrades such as virtual 3D tours, advanced purchase options, simplified group bookings, and more.
“WaterWalk’s remarkable growth trajectory and unwavering commitment to innovation naturally led us to the revitalization of our website,” said Mimi Oliver, CEO of WaterWalk. “We’re thrilled to launch a new custom booking experience that empowers our guests with the necessary tools to book their stays more quickly and efficiently than ever before, marking an exciting chapter in our journey.”
With the revamped website, guests will now be able to book unfurnished one- or two-bedroom suites at any of WaterWalk’s properties for stays of three months or more with no lease signing. Additionally, guests can take a virtual, 3D tour of WaterWalk’s accommodations to determine the best fit for their lodging needs.
WaterWalk’s accommodations have a fully equipped kitchen, an in-room washer and dryer, a bathroom, a closet with storage shelving, and a living area, along with 24/7 concierge services, WiFi, community amenities, utilities, and housekeeping services.
With rising demand for alternatives to traditional lodging concepts, WaterWalk is expanding its footprint across the United States. Since the beginning of 2023, WaterWalk has opened five new properties including in Phoenix, Arizona; Sandy Springs, Georgia; Meridian, Idaho; Tucson, Arizona; and Jacksonville, Florida. Additional Gen 2.0 development includes an opening this winter in Huntsville, Alabama, with plans to double in portfolio size by the end of 2024.