HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES

1780 Sharkey Way, Lexington, KY 40511 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Fayette County
38.06833-84.52913
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4.5/5

Based on 314 guest reviews

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  • Has indoor swimming pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 12.3%!
  • 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
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel

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Check Rates2 Queen Beds The 32 Inch Flat Screen TV in This Room Gets Expanded Cable and Free
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Check RatesBest Flexible Rate 2 Queen Beds The 32 Inch Flat Screen TV in This Room Gets Expanded Cable and Free
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Check RatesFree Hot Breakfast WiFi and Parking 2 Queen Beds The 32 Inch Flat Screen
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Local Attractions

Kentucky HorseparkRupp ArenaUniversity of KentuckyDowntown LexingtonKeenelandRed Mile Gaming Center

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Nice Accommodations!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Staff was excellent and check in was very fast. They were prepared to handle my team.
(Group coordinator, booked 10 rooms), from US flag
06-Nov-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Nov 03 to Sat Nov 04 2017 at a $139.00 group rate (3% discount).
Response from Management on 10-Nov-2017:
Hello Coach Fortney - it was a pleasure serving you and the cross country team. We are looking forward to future stays by you all when you are in the Lexington area. Have a good day! Sandra Livingston, Director of Sales, Holiday Inn Express Lexington NE.
"Very good experience! The hotel staff was very attentive and helpful!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Our group was here for a wedding. The breakfast area and conference room that we used to gather in the morning after the wedding was wonderful. The staff was gracious, kind and helpful. We all enjoyed our time together! This is a very good hotel for the price!
(Group coordinator, booked 20 rooms), from US flag
11-Sep-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Sep 09 to Sun Sep 10 2017 at a $118.00 group rate (6% discount).
Response from Management on 20-Sep-2017:
Hello Beth - I gather Lindsey and Jesse are back from their honeymoon? It was a pleasure serving you all for your daughter's wedding. Thank you again for booking the block of rooms with us. Also, thank you for this excellent review of our facility. Please do keep us in mind for your future hospitality needs when visiting the Lexington area. Peace and blessings to you and your family. Sincerely, Sandra Livingston, Director of Sales, Holiday Inn Express Lexington Northeast.
"We were there for 7th state basketball tournament and it was EXCELLENT!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We had a basketball team stay here for 7th grade state tournament with 13 boys and the staff was wonderful and friendly. The hot breakfast buffet was awesome. They went out of their way to make this a perfect stay. Thank you!
(Group coordinator, booked 13 rooms), from US flag
30-Jan-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jan 27 to Sun Jan 29 2017 at a $105.00 group rate (16% discount).
Response from Management on 06-Feb-2017:
Thank you, Susan, for the excellent review of our facility, The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington Northeast! It was a pleasure working with you to coordinate your stay. Please do keep us in mind on your future trips to the Lexington, KY, area. Best Regards, Director of Sales.

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

4.5 out of 5. Based on 314 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Come stay with this multiple Award Winning Hotel!Award winning hotel built in 2008 and guest rooms renovated in 2017, complimentary hot breakfast, free parking, indoor heated pool, on site laundry, business center, on-site fitness center. 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:2 View Spaces
Meeting Space:3200 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 64 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 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 24 hours prior to day of arrival.Group room block reservation needs to be canceled by contract cut-off date.
Nightly Parking:0
Total Taxes:16.07%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.57% (Tax rate changed Q3 2016)
Occupancy Tax: 1.00%
City Tax: 8.50% (Tax rate changed Q3 2016)

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
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • 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 Channel: HBO
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Just 6 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.

Parking Info

We have ample, free parking in our parking lot.

Internet / WiFI

We have free WiFi/Internet throughout the hotel.

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 28.1% in September 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $188 in the month of October 2018. 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.

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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--/482430222022--/--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. Mi
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 67532/--2022201816--/--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. Mi
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 160064/--4060424838--/--100722
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Rupp/Horsepark Rooms Combined

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1600 Sq. Mi
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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