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Welcome to our newly renovated Downtown Lexington, KY Hotel at the University of KY If you're looking for hotels in Lexington, KY that offer excellent amenities and a convenient location, then choose the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington - Downtown / University of Kentucky. The hotel is close to the UK campus, local hospitals and Lexington Bluegrass Airport (LEX) is just five miles away.Business guests appreciate that our downtown hotel's location in Lexington, KY is close to IBM, PNC Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Ashland and UPS. Central Baptist Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital and UK - Good Samaritan Hospital also call Lexington, KY home.Our hotel's guests love being just two blocks from the University of Kentucky, home of the Wildcats. The Lexington Center, home of Rupp Arena and the Convention Center is nearby, as well. Guests can spend the day touring Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, or enjoy an afternoon exploring the beautiful Victorian Square. World-class Thoroughbred racing and picturesque horse farms are can't-miss attractions for visitors to the Lexington area.When you're searching for downtown Lexington, KY hotels, remember that you can enjoy the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar each morning. Take advantage of the free wireless Internet access, or relax by using the indoor pool and whirlpool. A Fitness Center and Business Center add even more convenience to your stay. We look forward to serving you!


· ATM/Cash machine - (In Area)
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Airline desk
· Bathtub
· Beauty shop/salon - (In Area)
· Buffet breakfast
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Complimentary newspaper in lobby
· Desk with lamp
· Direct dial telephone
· Dry cleaning
· Florist - (In Area)
· Free newspaper
· Free parking
· Golf - (In Area)
· Grocery shopping service available - (In Area)
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Housekeeping - weekly
· Ice machine
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Meal included - continental breakfast
· Meeting rooms
· Non-smoking
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Parking
· Private bathroom
· Public area air conditioned
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate closet
· Shops and commercial services - (In Area)
· Spare electrical outlet available at desk
· Stereo
· Storage space
· Sundry/Convenience store - (In Area)
· Tennis court - (In Area)
· Tour/sightseeing desk
· Travel agency
· Two-line phone
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Voice mail
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Cribs, Connecting rooms, Rollaway bed
Sofa bed
Kitchenette, Microwave, Mini-refrigerator, Sofa bed
2 queen beds nonsmoking
2 queen beds nonsmoking
2 queen beds nonsmoking
1 king bed nonsmoking
standard room
1 king bed suite nonsmoking
this king accessible room offers visual alarms
1 king bed nonsmoking
1 king bed nonsmoking
this king accessible room offers visual alarms
standard room
2 queen bed deluxe hear accessible tub non smoking
2 queen beds suite nonsmoking
1 king bed executive suite nonsmoking
1 king bed suite nonsmoking
1 king bed suite nonsmoking

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 11:00 AM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 2004
· Renovated in 01/01/2017
· 96 rooms.
· 24 suites.
· 4 floors.

Restaurant Information

Logan's Roadhouse

A full service steakhouse that is within walking distance from the hotel. It serves lunch and dinner: steaks, salads, munchies, and alway a bucket of peanuts on the table, Diners will enjoy the casual atmosphere and good food.


Mexican Restaurant within walking distance of the hotel. A local restaurant with authentic Mexican food, a favorite among many who live in Lexington. Every meal starts out with chips and house made salsa. Great food and service!

District Sport and Tap

Bar and Grill within walking distance from the hotel. A great place to catch the game on one of the many tv's that line the walls of this sports bar. Wings and so much more!

Penn Station Subs

Hot sandwiches within walking distance to hotel. This counter service restaurant has a great variety of hot subs, hand cut fries and don't miss out on the fresh lemonade.


Fast food within walking distance from hotel. Sonic is now serving breakfast, lunch and dinner....but don't forget the sweet treats.

Meeting Facility

Bluegrass Room

Our Bluegrass Room is 650 square feet on the main floor of the hotel. The room has a built in screen, wireless internet included. It is convenient to the front doors, side doors and public restrooms.

Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site

Indoor pool

Childrens's program - Explorium of Lexington - Lexington Children's Museum Located just a little over a mile from the hotel, this museum offers hands on learning and fun activities for children of all ages.

Area Attractions

- Fayette Mall

With over 150 stores, Fayette Mall is the largest indoor mall in Kentucky. It is all surrounded my numerous restaurants and smaller outlets.

- Hamburg Pavilion

With over 50 outlets, Hamburg Pavilion is the newest outdoor shopping area in Lexington. Largers stores include Target, At Home, Barnes & Noble, Kohl's, Dick's Sporting Goods and numerous others. There are also many restaurant choices in the area.

- Lexington Convention Center
- Bluegrass Airport
- Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport
- Louisville Airport
- Picadome Golf Course

Picadome Golf Course is an public 18-hole regulation length golf course located about 1 mile from the hotel.

- University of Kentucky & UK Medical Center

The largest land grant institution in Kentucky, founded in 1865, is located just two blocks from the hotel. The UK Chandler Medical Center is located on campus and currently opening a new bed tower with the most modern facilites in healthcare available.

- Keeneland Horse Racing

This National Historic Landmark is one of the most beautiful racetracks in the world. Live racing takes place in April and October. Grounds are open year round.

- Rupp Arena and Lexington Convention Center

This downtown complex includes convention space, retail shops and Rupp Arena. Rupp Arena is home to the UK Wildcat Basketball team as well as concerts and shows.

- Alltech Lexington Brewing

The facility features brew hall viewing, bottling operations and gift shop and irish pub. Tours are available.

- Ashland - The Henry Clay Estate

Located on 17 acres near downtown Lexington, this showplace was home to statesman Henry Clay. Hours are seasonal, please call for details.

- Kentucky Horse Park

A must see in Lexington, the Kentucky Horse Park is home to the 2010 World Equestrian Games and is a premiere attraction in Lexington. Museums, galleries, live horse shows and much more!

- The Red Mile

Seasonal racing for pacers and trotters, this track is the oldest in the region.It is also home to the Junior League Horse Show and Kentucky Futurity. Grounds open daily.

- Transylvania University

The oldest college west of the Allegheny Mountains, this instituition was established in 1780. Campus open all year round.

- Woodford Reserve Distillery

Take a tour of a fully operational bourbon distillery in Versailles, Kentucky. See the copper stills and simmering mash, tour includes a complimentary tasting.

- Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

A national historic landmark, this is the largest restored Shaker village. With 34 buildings, numerous exhibits and live presentations, visitors will see how the Shakers lived day to day life.

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Airport - Transportation

Blue Grass Airport (LEX)

Art Galleries & Dealers

Cerlan Gallery-Art Studio
Heritage Art Center
Lexington Art League
Otis A Singletary Center For Arts

Convention & Meeting Facilities - Civic Centers

Lexington Center


Downtown Lexington
Downtown Lexington

Hospitals & Medical Care Facilities

Ridge Behavioral Health System
Shriners Hospital For Children
Uk Health Care Good Samritan
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation
Central Baptist Hospital
University of Kentucky-Chandler Medical Center


American Saddle Horse Museum
Ashland Henry Clay Estate
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Bodley-Bullock House Museum
Children's Museum
Headley-Whitney Museum
Hunt-Morgan House
International Museum of Horse
Lexington Children's Museum
University-Kentucky Art Museum

Race Tracks

Kentucky Horsepark
Red Mile Harness Track
Keeneland Race Course

Stadiums - Arenas - Athletic Fields

Commonwealth Stadium- University of Kentucky
Rupp Arena

Universities & Colleges

University Of Kentucky Lxngtn
University of Kentucky
Transylvania University

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