Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

1780 Sharkey Way, Lexington, KY 40511 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property
38.068455-84.531296
+1-800-760-7718
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4.0/5

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  • Has indoor swimming pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 16.6%!
  • 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 Rates1 King Bed Leisure - Free WiFi
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Check Rates1 King Bed Standard 540 Sqft Room with Microwave, Minifridge
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Check Rates2 Queen Bed The 49 Inch Flat Screen TV in This Room Gets Expanded Cable and Free
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 1 King Bed Executive Suite Connect and Surf The Internet On Free High Speed
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 1 King Bed Standard 540 Sqft Room with Microwave, Minifridge
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 1 King Bed Suite Comm Accessible Tub Sofa Bd 540 Sqft Suite with Additional Living Are
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 1 King Bed Suite Sofa Bed 540 Sqft Suite with Additional Living Area Microwave, Minifr
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Bed Hear Mobilit Accessible Tub Stay Connected Throughout Your Stay in This AD
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Bed Standard 460 Sqft Room with Microwave, Minifridge
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Bed Suite Sofa Bed 660 Sqft Suite with Additional Living Area Microwave, Minif
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Bed Suite Sofa Bed Top Floor 730 Sqft Suite with Additional Living Area Microw
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Check RatesAdvance Saver 2 Queen Bed The 49 Inch Flat Screen TV in This Room Gets Expanded Cable and Free
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Check RatesAdvance Saver Standard Room Bed Type Preference Cannot Be Guaranteed As It Will Be Allocated Upon
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Check RatesAdvance Saver Standard Room When You Arrive At The Hotel We Will Do Our Best To Meet Your Room Type
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Check RatesAdvance Saver Suite Hear Mobility Accessible Tub This ADA Approved Suite Is Equipped with Free High
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Check RatesComm Standard Room 2 Queen Beds
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Check RatesDouble Room with Accessible with Roll in Shower
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Check RatesSuite Multiple Beds 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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Local Attractions

Kentucky Horsepark Rupp Arena University of Kentucky Downtown Lexington Keeneland Red Mile Gaming Center

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Clean and quiet. Staff made me feel welcome!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Room was clean and quit. Staff was very friendly and professional. Made me feel very welcome.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
24-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Dec 21 to Fri Dec 24 2021 at a $96.99 average nightly rate.
"Very Good"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The Staff was excellent. They were friendly ad helpful. My only complaint is the smell when you walk into the room everyday. Don't know what it was but you got used to it quickly. But I can see where some folks might complain.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Sep 25 to Thu Sep 30 2021 at a $155.99 average nightly rate.
"Clean, efficient, helpful staff."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Nice amenities, pleasant staff, updated, very comfortable mattresses.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 08 to Fri Jul 09 2021 at a $132.99 average nightly rate.
"Very difficult to find."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very good once we found it.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-May-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun May 09 to Mon May 10 2021 at a $93.99 average nightly rate.
"Pleasant"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Great customer service.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Jul-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 03 to Mon Jul 06 2020 at a $94.99 average nightly rate.
"Horrible"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Horrible
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-May-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat May 16 to Sun May 17 2020 at a $109.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 791 guest reviews

Property Description

Come stay with this multiple Award Winning Hotel!Award winning hotel built in 2008 and guest rooms renovated in 2019, 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: 2019
Floors: 3
Rooms: 78
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 78
Handicap Rooms: 6
Rooms with 1 Bed: 27
Rooms with 2 Beds: 51
Suites: 16
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 4820 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 96 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
FEMA Approved: Yes
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 6PM/24 hours prior to day of arrival.Group room block reservation needs to be canceled in written 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


  • 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 offer a Complimentary, pre-scheduled 6 passenger shuttle. Also, a flat rate with Bluegrass Cabs for the amount of $16. Uber and Lyft are readily available.

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.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

We have ample, free parking in our parking lot.

Internet / WiFI

We have free WiFi/Internet throughout the hotel.

Cleaning Policies

We follow a 3 Step Cleaning Process throughout our entire property which include the following: Clean (removing soil, dirt and debris), Sanitize (we use EPA-Environmental Protection Agency, approved products) , Disinfect (we disinfect all high touch, high traffic areas). Team members use masks as well as gloves to ensure our guest safety. Please see below:Disinfect floor, trash can every 2 hours.Disinfect elevator buttons,cars every 1 hourDisinfect aisle door handle every 1 hourDisinfect public phone every 2 hoursDisinfect public toilets every 1 hourGuest rooms also follow our 3 Step Cleaning Process to ensure that our guests are safe.

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 22.9% in March 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $199 in the month of October 2020. 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--/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
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
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
Horse park 27 x 24 x 9 648--/----25241820--/--4032--
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Horse park

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
648 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 24 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Kentucky 27 x 36 x 9 972--/----35302424--/--5050--
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    Kentucky

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    972 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    27 x 36 x 9 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available

      FAQs about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland

      What time is check in?

      Check in time is 3:00 p.m. based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

      What time is check out?

      Check out time is 11:00 a.m. based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

      How many rooms does Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland have?

      There are 78 rooms in the property.

      Is there any meeting space at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland?

      Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

      What kind of breakfast is at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland?

      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.

      What parking is available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland?

      We have ample, free parking in our parking lot.

      How much does internet cost?

      We have free WiFi/Internet throughout the hotel.

      Can I get a AAA rate at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland?

      Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

      Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland?

      Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

      Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland?

      Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

      Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland?

      Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 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..

      Can I get a group rate at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area Keenland?

      Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 16.6%.

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