HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES

1780 Sharkey Way, Lexington, KY 40511 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Fayette County
38.06833-84.52913
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4.5/ 5

Based on 218 guest reviews

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  • Has indoor swimming pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 13.0%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 78 rooms in hotel
  • Check-out time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • 3 meeting rooms in hotel

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Check Rates Best Flexible Rate 1 King Bed Executive Suite Connect and Surf The Internet On Free High Speed
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Local Attractions

Kentucky Horsepark Rupp Arena University of Kentucky Downtown Lexington Keeneland

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 184 verified reviews

91
Excellent

Excellent city hotel. Close to restaurants, bars and shopping areas. Spacious rooms. Quite clean. Friendly atmosphere. Popular among families.

“Stores and restaurants nearby” “Very clean great breakfast at hotel”

Excellent Overall Ranking Top 5% in city
Excellent City Hotel Top 2% in city
Excellent Business Hotel Top 3% in city
Best Breakfast In City
Friendliest Service In City

Good to know

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area

    “Places to eat nearby” “Stores and restaurants nearby”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very courteous and concerned” “Courteous staff”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Everything was very clean and comfy” “Facilities are clean”

  • Friendly atmosphere

Review highlights

Vibe

100/100
12 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Modern Hotel. Good choice for a city trip. Good for business people. Fine for a budget trip.

“New facility” “New hotel” “Hotel is new and very clean”

Cleanliness

98/100
43 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

“Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean” “Facilities are clean”

Breakfast

97/100
44 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great” “Very clean great breakfast at hotel”

Location

97/100
36 reviews

Great location. Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great.

“Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby” “Location was great”

Service

94/100
71 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly” “Front desk staff were wonderful”

Room

76/100
63 reviews

Large, clean rooms with excellent beds. Rooms are badly-maintained with mediocre bathrooms.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

Comfort

75/100
25 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms, reasonably quiet with great beds.

“Best hotel bed” “Large tv” “Big room”

WiFi

75/100
5 reviews

Good internet service.

Amenities

72/100
11 reviews

Nice building.

“Facilities are clean” “New facility” “Wonderful experience at this property”

Pool

20/100
4 reviews

Bad pool.

“Pool was small”

Ranked top 16% by couples, with a score of 92

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very courteous and concerned” “Courteous staff”

  • Quite clean

    “Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean”

  • Rather comfortable

    “Best hotel bed” “Large tv”

Review highlights

Breakfast

97/100
7 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great” “Very clean great breakfast at hotel”

Location

96/100
6 reviews

Great location.

“Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby” “Location was great”

Cleanliness

96/100
5 reviews

Quite clean.

“Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean” “Facilities are clean”

Service

91/100
12 reviews

Friendly service.

“Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly” “Front desk staff were wonderful”

Room

77/100
12 reviews

Great room.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

Comfort

75/100
6 reviews

Rather comfortable.

“Best hotel bed” “Large tv” “Big room”

Ranked top 19% by families, with a score of 90

Good to know

  • Clean rooms

    “Hotel room was clean” “Clean rooms”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very courteous and concerned” “Courteous staff”

  • Quite clean

    “Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean”

  • Great location

    “Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby”

Review highlights

Cleanliness

98/100
6 reviews

Clean rooms.

“Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean” “Facilities are clean”

Location

97/100
3 reviews

Great location.

“Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby” “Location was great”

Breakfast

97/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great” “Very clean great breakfast at hotel”

Service

95/100
7 reviews

Friendly service.

“Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly” “Front desk staff were wonderful”

Room

75/100
7 reviews

Clean rooms.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

Ranked top 14% by solo travelers, with a score of 88

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly”

  • Great room

    “Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels”

Review highlights

Service

94/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly” “Front desk staff were wonderful”

Room

75/100
6 reviews

Great room.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

Ranked top 8% by business travelers, with a score of 92

Good to know

  • Rather comfortable

    “Best hotel bed” “Large tv”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great”

  • Great room

    “Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels”

Review highlights

Breakfast

97/100
4 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great” “Very clean great breakfast at hotel”

Room

75/100
4 reviews

Great room.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

Comfort

73/100
3 reviews

Rather comfortable.

“Best hotel bed” “Large tv” “Big room”

Good to know

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area

    “Places to eat nearby” “Stores and restaurants nearby”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very courteous and concerned” “Courteous staff”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Everything was very clean and comfy” “Facilities are clean”

  • Friendly atmosphere

Review highlights

Vibe

100/100
12 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Modern Hotel.

“New facility” “New hotel” “Hotel is new and very clean”

Cleanliness

98/100
43 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

“Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean” “Facilities are clean”

Location

97/100
35 reviews

Great location. Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great.

“Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby” “Location was great”

Breakfast

97/100
44 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great” “Very clean great breakfast at hotel”

Service

94/100
71 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly” “Front desk staff were wonderful”

Room

76/100
62 reviews

Large, clean rooms with excellent beds. Rooms are badly-maintained with mediocre bathrooms.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

Comfort

75/100
25 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms, reasonably quiet with great beds.

“Best hotel bed” “Large tv” “Big room”

Amenities

72/100
11 reviews

Nice building.

“Facilities are clean” “New facility” “Wonderful experience at this property”

WiFi

71/100
4 reviews

Good internet service.

Pool

20/100
4 reviews

Bad pool.

“Pool was small”

Ranked top 15% by couples, with a score of 92

Good to know

  • Rather comfortable

    “Best hotel bed” “Large tv”

  • Great location

    “Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very courteous and concerned” “Courteous staff”

Review highlights

Breakfast

97/100
7 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great” “Very clean great breakfast at hotel”

Location

96/100
6 reviews

Great location.

“Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby” “Location was great”

Cleanliness

96/100
5 reviews

Quite clean.

“Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean” “Facilities are clean”

Service

91/100
12 reviews

Friendly service.

“Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly” “Front desk staff were wonderful”

Room

76/100
11 reviews

Great room.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

Comfort

75/100
6 reviews

Rather comfortable.

“Best hotel bed” “Large tv” “Big room”

Ranked top 33% by families, with a score of 88

Good to know

  • Clean rooms

    “Hotel room was clean” “Clean rooms”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was very courteous and concerned” “Courteous staff”

  • Quite clean

    “Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great”

Review highlights

Cleanliness

98/100
6 reviews

Clean rooms.

“Everything was very clean and comfy” “Hotel room was clean” “Facilities are clean”

Location

97/100
3 reviews

Great location.

“Great convenience store” “Stores and restaurants nearby” “Location was great”

Breakfast

97/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Complimentary breakfasts” “Breakfast was great” “Very clean great breakfast at hotel”

Service

95/100
7 reviews

Friendly service.

“Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly” “Front desk staff were wonderful”

Room

75/100
7 reviews

Clean rooms.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

Ranked top 20% by solo travelers, with a score of 89

Good to know

  • Great room

    “Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels”

  • Fantastic service

    “Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly”

Review highlights

Service

94/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Excellent staff” “Breakfast staff friendly” “Front desk staff were wonderful”

Room

72/100
6 reviews

Great room.

“Shower worked perfectly” “Lots of cable channels” “Hotel room was clean”

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Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

4.5 out of 5. Based on 218 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Come stay with this multiple Award Winning Hotel! New hotel built in 2008, complimentary hot breakfast, free parking, indoor heated pool, on site laundry, business center, on-site fitness center as well as free gym access to Snap Fitness. Walking distance to many dining options. Excellent customer service!

Green Sustainability

We are an IHG Green Engage Hotel. We use the IHG Green Engage system which is an online tool that gives us the ability to measure our environmental impact on a daily basis. Specifically, it allows us to track how much energy, carbon and water we are using and how well we are managing waste. Also, the system allows us to select various programs that are designed to help us use fewer resources, improve our carbon footprint and reduce our water usage.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 p.m.
Check Out: 11:00 a.m.
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 3
Rooms: 78
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 78
Handicap Rooms: 6
Suites: 16
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1600 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 65 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Pool Info:
Our indoor, heated pool is open from 10 AM-10 PM and built with a handicap accessible lift. It goes from 3 ft. to 5 ft. in depth and measures 31 ft. 5 in. X 15 ft. 10 in.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual reservations need to be canceled by 6 p.m. on day of arrival. Group reservation need to be canceled by 4 p.m. 24 hours prior to arrival date.
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 13.42%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Just 4 short miles to the Bluegrass Airport, if you need a ride we have a flat rate with Bluegrass Cabs for the amount of $16.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Our complimentary hot breakfast buffet has a delicious variety of items to get your day off to a good start. The selection includes bacon or sausage (pork & turkey), hard boiled and scrambled eggs or omelettes, sausage gravy and biscuits, hot and cold cereals, muffins, bagels, toast, bananas, apples and pancakes! Our beverages include coffee, tea, milk, apple and orange juice.

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Hotel Rate Trends at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

The chart above shows averages of prices for both our group rates and the best individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group bid was placed. The best group rate shown is 26.8% in October 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $200 in the month of April 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Lexington event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Rupp Arena Room 37 x 26 x 9 925 --/48 24 30 22 20 22 --/-- 70 -- --
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Rupp Arena Room

Room has a divider wall - without divider wall Rupp Arena room and Horse Park room can be combined to make 1600 square feet of meeting space.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
925 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
37 x 26 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Full Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Horse Park Room 25 x 26 x 9 675 32/-- 20 22 20 18 16 --/-- 50 -- --
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Horse Park Room

Room has a divider wall - without divider wall Rupp Arena room and Horse Park room can be combined to make 1600 square feet of meeting space.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
675 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 26 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
Full Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Rupp/Horsepark Rooms Combined 62 x 26 x 9 1600 64/-- 40 60 42 48 38 --/-- 100 72 2
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Rupp/Horsepark Rooms Combined

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1600 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
62 x 26 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Full Day Rental:
$450.00 USD

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