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Holiday Inn Express Suites Cheney
111 Betz Road
Cheney, WA 99004 US

Holiday Inn Spokane
1616 South Windsor Drive
Spokane, WA 99224 US

Super 8 Airport West
11102 W. Westbow Blvd
Spokane, WA 99224

Ramada Spokane Airport and Indoor Water Park
8909 Airport Drive
Spokane, WA 99219

Wingate By Wyndham Spokane
2726 S Flint Road Airport
Spokane, WA 99224

Stratford Suites Inn
11808 W Center Ln
Airway Heights, WA 99001

Days Inn & Suites Spokane Airport
1215 South Garfield Rd.
Airway Heights, WA 99001

Hilton Garden Inn Spokane Airport
9015 W Highway 2
Spokane, WA 99224

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About Cheney

Cheney, Washington is a college town on the northern edge of the Palouse, the vast, undulating prairie covering Southeast Washington. Cheney has a permanent population of about 11,000, but that swells to about 17,000 when Eastern Washington University is in session.

Cheney thrives in a rural setting just 15 minutes from downtown Spokane and Spokane International Airport. The amenities of a bigger city are close, but Cheney is still able to hold on to a small town feel. The area is a outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Legendary hunting and fishing are close.

Cheney is named after railroad tycoon Benjamin Pierce Cheney, as was incorporated in 1883. He actually only visited the town once, but his gift of $10,000 dollars and eight acres of railroad land led to establish the Benjamin P. Cheney Academy, the precursor to Eastern Washington University. When Washington became a state in 1889, the Enabling Act called for the establishment of normal schools, and Cheney was eventually selected.

Pioneer settlement of the area around Cheney began in earnest after the last Indian uprisings in Eastern Washington were quelled in 1858. American Indian history is still part of the region's story.

Cheney fought with Spokane Falls (now Spokane) for the right to be the county seat, and included Old West drama. After a vote with irregularities suspected, townsfolk from Cheney broke into the auditor's office and got the ballots, which showed their town had actually won. The event earned the moniker the "Grand Steal."

The geography of the area is due to cataclysmic floods at the end of the last Ice Age. Huge volumes of water were released as gigantic glaciers melted and receded, carving the land into rolling hills which are now covered in wheat farms.