UNIVERSITY INN HOTEL

1229 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40503 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Fayette County
38.02842-84.51066
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 91 guest reviews

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  • Free breakfast
  • Avg. Group Discount of 36.1%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 87 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

Across the street from the University of Kentucky and the Commonwealth Stadium, near by Rupp Arena, downtown shopping, Opera House, Keeneland Race Track, Kentucky Horse Park, Fasig Tipton Sales, Tattersalls, Red Mile Race Track.

Verified Reviews of University Inn Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Service!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We took our middle school basketball team to stay one night here. It was a great experience! Easy to block the rooms and check-in. Amber was great to work with! We would definitely stay here again.
(Group coordinator, booked 20 rooms), from US flag
19-Feb-2015 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Feb 13 to Sat Feb 14 2015 at a $85.00 group rate (44% discount).

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Summary of 204 verified reviews

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78
Good

Good budget hotel. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Clean hotel facilities. Nice building. Friendly atmosphere.

“Service was quick and reasonable” “Computer/printer was nice”

Excellent Economy Hotel Top 10% in city
Great City Hotel Top 19% in city
Best WiFi In City
Best Reception In City

Good to know

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Close to hospital and campus” “Close to the University”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “FANTASTIC SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT” “Clean, nice lobby”

  • Clean rooms

    “Clean rooms” “Room was very clean”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Walls also thin” “Broken lock”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
57 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Near to downtown with good options for sightseeing.

“Close to shopping” “In walking distance to downtown” “Restaurants near the”

Service

86/100
68 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome” “Housekeeping did an excellent job”

Cleanliness

81/100
52 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

“FANTASTIC SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT” “Clean, nice lobby” “Room was clean”

Breakfast

78/100
32 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Breakfast is always a plus” “Breakfast was pretty decent” “Nice continental breakfast”

WiFi

75/100
9 reviews

Good internet service.

“Free Wi-fi” “Computer/printer was nice” “Free wifi”

Room

54/100
87 reviews

Rooms are tidy, of average size, with OK beds, but outdated. Poorly-maintained rooms, small bathrooms, and bad furniture and A/C.

“Excellent water pressure” “A/C was old fashioned” “Noisy wall”

Food

50/100
8 reviews

Food is so-so, with bad desserts.

“Fresh fruit” “Poor small pastries”

Ranked top 66% by families, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Breakfast is always a plus” “Breakfast was pretty decent”

  • Clean rooms

    “Clean rooms” “Room was very clean”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
6 reviews

Great location.

“Close to shopping” “In walking distance to downtown” “Restaurants near the”

Service

89/100
13 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome” “Housekeeping did an excellent job”

Breakfast

79/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Breakfast is always a plus” “Breakfast was pretty decent” “Nice continental breakfast”

Vibe

56/100
4 reviews

Decent vibe.

“Welcoming atmosphere” “Friendly staff and appearance” “Clean, nice lobby”

Comfort

53/100
9 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds.

“A/C was old fashioned” “Towels are paper thin” “Good AC”

Room

51/100
17 reviews

Clean, typically sized rooms with standard beds.

“Excellent water pressure” “A/C was old fashioned” “Noisy wall”

Ranked top 60% by couples, with a score of 81

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Close to shopping” “In walking distance to downtown”

  • Clean

    “FANTASTIC SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT” “Clean, nice lobby”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Close to shopping” “In walking distance to downtown” “Restaurants near the”

Service

88/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome” “Housekeeping did an excellent job”

Cleanliness

83/100
4 reviews

Clean.

“FANTASTIC SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT” “Clean, nice lobby” “Room was clean”

Value

74/100
4 reviews

Best value for money.

“Reasonably priced” “Free Wi-fi” “Service was quick and reasonable”

Room

51/100
9 reviews

Room is all right.

“Excellent water pressure” “A/C was old fashioned” “Noisy wall”

Ranked top 63% by solo travelers, with a score of 79

Review highlights

Room

56/100
2 reviews

Room is all right.

“Excellent water pressure” “A/C was old fashioned” “Noisy wall”

Good to know

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Close to hospital and campus” “Close to the University”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “FANTASTIC SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT” “Clean, nice lobby”

  • Noisy

    “AC was loud” “Towels are paper thin”

  • Clean rooms

    “Clean rooms” “Room was very clean”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
54 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Near to downtown with good options for sightseeing.

“Close to shopping” “In walking distance to downtown” “Restaurants near the”

Service

86/100
67 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome” “Housekeeping did an excellent job”

Cleanliness

81/100
52 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms.

“FANTASTIC SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT” “Clean, nice lobby” “Room was clean”

WiFi

75/100
9 reviews

Good internet service.

“Free Wi-fi” “Computer/printer was nice” “Free wifi”

Breakfast

74/100
31 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Breakfast is always a plus” “Breakfast was pretty decent” “Nice continental breakfast”

Comfort

56/100
37 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds. Small bathrooms, noisy rooms, and terrible A/C.

“A/C was old fashioned” “Noisy wall” “AC was loud”

Room

53/100
86 reviews

Rooms are tidy, of average size, with OK beds, but outdated. Poorly-maintained rooms, small bathrooms, and bad furniture and A/C.

“Excellent water pressure” “A/C was old fashioned” “Noisy wall”

Food

50/100
8 reviews

Food is so-so, with bad desserts.

“Fresh fruit” “Poor small pastries”

Ranked top 70% by families, with a score of 75

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Breakfast is always a plus” “Breakfast was pretty decent”

  • Clean rooms

    “Clean rooms” “Room was very clean”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Close to shopping” “In walking distance to downtown” “Restaurants near the”

Service

89/100
13 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome” “Housekeeping did an excellent job”

Breakfast

79/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Breakfast is always a plus” “Breakfast was pretty decent” “Nice continental breakfast”

Vibe

56/100
4 reviews

Decent vibe.

“Welcoming atmosphere” “Friendly staff and appearance” “Clean, nice lobby”

Comfort

52/100
8 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds.

“A/C was old fashioned” “Towels are paper thin” “Good AC”

Room

51/100
16 reviews

Clean, typically sized rooms with standard beds.

“Excellent water pressure” “A/C was old fashioned” “Noisy wall”

Ranked top 64% by couples, with a score of 79

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Close to shopping” “In walking distance to downtown”

  • Clean

    “FANTASTIC SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT” “Clean, nice lobby”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome”

Review highlights

Location

91/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Close to shopping” “In walking distance to downtown” “Restaurants near the”

Service

88/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were fantastic and friendly even” “Friendly welcome” “Housekeeping did an excellent job”

Cleanliness

83/100
4 reviews

Clean.

“FANTASTIC SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT” “Clean, nice lobby” “Room was clean”

Value

74/100
4 reviews

Best value for money.

“Reasonably priced” “Free Wi-fi” “Service was quick and reasonable”

Room

52/100
9 reviews

Room is all right.

“Excellent water pressure” “A/C was old fashioned” “Noisy wall”

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Customer Reviews of University Inn Hotel

4.0 out of 5. Based on 91 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

The University Inn Hotel is a limited service hotel with 17 king kitchenette's, 10 single queen rooms, 22 double/double rooms and 37 queen/queen rooms. We serve a continental breakfast from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. The University Inn has one meeting room and a fitness room with in house laundry facilities. The University Inn is located right in the heart of Lexington and is close to all of your local attractions, across the street from the Univeristy of Kentucky and the Commonwealth Stadium. We are within walking distance to all major hospitals.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 12:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 3
Rooms: 87
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 86
Handicap Rooms: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 800 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 50 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual would be within 24 hours or group within 72 hours
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 13.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 1.00%
City Tax: 6.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

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

Airport & Shuttle Information

Bluegrass Airport, 4 miles away. Estimated taxi one way expense 10.00, Suttle not available.

Local Shuttle Info: There is a suttle to and from the Chandler Medical Center at the University of Kentucky Hospital. The hospital is right across the street from the University Inn Hotel

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is free. We have 3 types of cereal. Eggs, muffins, pastries, yogurt, fresh fruit, bagels, breads, apples and coffee, orange juice and apple juice

Previously known as:
University Inn

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at University Inn Hotel

Rate fluctuations of University Inn Hotel

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group quotes and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was entered. The lowest group deal shown is 47.7% in March 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $176 in the month of October 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 University Inn Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at University Inn Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at University Inn Hotel.

Feel free to use the University Inn Hotel 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
Meeting Room 29 x 24 x 8 696 40/-- 30 40 28 20 -- --/-- -- -- --
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Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
696 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
29 x 24 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Video Conference
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
Half Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD

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