Hampton Inn prepares to open in Mulvane

The opening of Mulvane's new Hampton Inn hotel is set for October, according to company officials.The 150-room hotel is located at Exit 33 off the Kansas Turnpike, next to the Kansas Star Casino, according to a news release from the company.The hotel is building its staff and has a general manager, Elias Thompson, in place. To fill other positions, the hotel will hold a job fair Tuesday and Wednesday at Mulvane City Hall. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8 to sometime in the evening on Wednesday.The hotel's 150 rooms include 50 king studio suites. There also will be an indoor swimming pool, guest laundry facilities and meeting spaces, according to the release.Kansas Star has said it plans to open it larger, permanent casino late this year or in January.