Cawker City, Kansas: Mini-Motel in 1930s Gas Station

The town's little 1930s gas station, recreated in 2016 and opened as a mini-motel. Maximum occupancy: 4. The owners have also converted a Red Crown down the street for 3 guests.

Old Station Inn

Wisconsin St., Cawker City, KS
Old Station Inn. Downtown. On the north side of US Hwy 24/Wisconsin St., across from the giant twine ball.
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Old Station Inn.

KT Gas Station

Cawker City has a new attraction -- well, maybe not new, but certainly worth a look. Just across the street from the giant ball of twine is a renovated old gas station made to look like a KT Oil Gasoline station, complete with three visible gas pumps, metal chairs to burn your tush in the summer, and an oil dispenser. It isn't really a gas station now, but rather a small hotel!

[S Brian Berkun, 09/25/2016]

The Old Station Inn opened in 2016. It has two full-size beds, a kitchenette, and a shower. May 2017: Photo added.

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