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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!
- Black-out Shades
- Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
- Crib Available
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Separate Hanging Closet
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Private Bathroom
- Bathroom Amenities Available
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Work Desk with Lamp
- Desk-level Electrical Outlet
- Premium Channels
- Direct-dial Phone
- Two-line Phone
- Phone with Voicemail
- Complimentary Morning Newspaper
- Windows Open by Guest
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
- Full Breakfast Included
- Breakfast Buffet Included
- Continental Breakfast Included
- Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
- 1 Meeting Room(s) Available
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
Entertainment & Recreation
- Indoor Pool
- Indoor Pool Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Health & Fitness
Complimentary Fitness Center
The hotel has two treadmills, one elliptical machine, free weights, exercise balls and resistance bands. New equipment in 2016.
Fitness Center Type: LIMITED
Fitness Center Equipment:
- Elliptical Machines
- Free Weights
Last Renovation of Fitness Center Equipment: 2016
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
- Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
- Wake Up Calls
- Storage Space Available
- Ice Machine
1000 Export Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40504
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Check-in Age: 21
Parking + -
- Complimentary Self Parking Available
- Lot outside the hotel, free parking for all hotel guests.
Shuttle + -
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
- Registration Desk
- Business Center
- Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 1
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Registration Area
- Accessible Guest Rooms
- Business Center
- Meeting Room
- Exercise Facility
Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance
- Accessible Self Parking
- Van Accessible Self Parking
- Ramp Access
- Closed Caption TVs
- Telephone with TDD
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Service Animals Allowed
- We apologize but we do not accept pets at this hotel. Service animals are allowed.
Facility + -
- Smoke-Free Facility
- Number of Floors: 4
- Total Number of Rooms: 96
- Number of Suites: 24
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 72
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 5
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Public Spaces Renovated in: 2016
- Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2016
Languages + -
Languages Spoken by Staff
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
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FAQs for Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University?
Complimentary parking is available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University for hotel guests.
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Does Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University have a pool?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University has an indoor pool.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Does Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University have a restaurant on site?
No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University.
Is there a fitness center at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University?
Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University?
Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University have?
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University has 96 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University?
No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University.