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Lexington, KY: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

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The Lexington center is approximately the area of Lexington Art League and the area of Lexington Center.

Welcome to Lexington, the Horse Capital of the World. Whether you're looking for downtown accommodations or a budget-friendly motel with straightforward amenities, Lexington doesn't disappoint. As the second largest city in Kentucky, Lexington sits in the heart of the Bluegrass region. Louisville may have the Kentucky Derby, but Lexington is renowned across the world for its thoroughbred horse breeding. More from this guide...

Lexington Hotels/Accommodations

Comfort Suites Keeneland
+1-888-389-4121
3060 Fieldstone Way, Lexington, KY 40513 Website
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Excellent staff
  • Bathroom could be optimized
From$114
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La Quinta Inn Lexington by Wyndham - Lexington
+1-888-675-2083
1920 Stanton Way, Lexington, KY 40511 Website
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
From$80
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Quality Inn Lexington Convention Center (North)
+1-800-716-8490
1938 Stanton Way, Lexington, KY 40511 Website
  • Neighboring such attractions as the Lexington Children's Museum, the Mary Todd Lincoln House, and the Fayette Mall, the Four Points by Sheraton Lexington hotel prides itself on its affordable rates. Guests are never charged extra for use of the Internet or for bottled spring water. You are also free to take advantage of the on-site fitness center, indoor heated pool, and the outdoor heated pool. Spa services are available upon request, and a restaurant that serves all three daily meals awaits you on-site. Corporate guests have access to the hotel's meeting rooms that are outfitted with audio and visual equipment.
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • Free breakfast available
From$60
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Hampton Inn Lexington Medical Center : 1953 Nicholasville Rd.
+1-800-805-5223
1953 Nicholasville Rd., Lexington, KY 40503
  • 3 star property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
From$104
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Towneplace Suites by Marriott Lexington Keeneland / Airport
+1-888-965-1860
980 Midnight Pass, Lexington, KY 40513
  • 2-star hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
From$94
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Green in Lexington
+1-888-788-5576
245 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503
  • Expensive Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Nice building
  • Places to eat close by
From$125
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Hilton Lexington/Downtown
+1-888-897-9207
369 West Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507
  • An upscale hotel, the Hilton Lexington/Downtown is extremely close to many Lexington attractions. The hotel even offers a shuttle for guests who need to travel back and forth to the Kentucky Wildcat football games. Amenities you can expect to enjoy include a heated indoor swimming pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, meeting rooms, a business center, children's activities, a gift shop, and two restaurants. Pets under 50 pounds are permitted, and family packages are available year-round. Guest rooms are comfortable and contain top-of-the-line amenities, such as 250 thread count sheets, feather pillows, a work desk, cable television, a telephone with data ports, and video games.
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$75
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Hyatt Regency Lexington : 401 West High St.
+1-888-311-4278
401 West High St., Lexington, KY 40507
  • High end Convention Center hotel
  • 6 suites in hotel
  • Fairly good value for money
  • Knowledgeable bartenders
From$119
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21c Museum Hotel Lexington : 167 West Main St.
+1-888-469-4795
167 West Main St., Lexington, KY 40507
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • 5 suites in property
From$75
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Lexington Marriott City Center : 121 West Vine St.
+1-888-734-9421
121 West Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507
  • 4 star property
  • Check-in time: 15:00
From$160
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The Sire Hotel Lexington, Tapestry in Lexington
+1-888-841-5292
120 West 2nd St., Lexington, KY 40507
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 3 floors in property
From$80
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington Downt
+1-888-455-5160
1000 Export St., Lexington, KY 40504
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
  • Close to Starbucks
  • Messy batter
From$115
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Elwood Hotel & Suites - Lexington
+1-888-965-8297
444 Pkwy. Dr., Lexington, KY 40504
  • Low Cost Golf Course property
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
From$60
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Candlewood Suites Lexington Medical District - Lexington
+1-888-906-6358
501 Waller Ave., Lexington, KY 40504
  • Three Star Downtown property
From$109
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Candlewood Suites Lexington An Ihg Hotel : 603 Ad Color Dr.
+1-888-749-6785
603 Ad Color Dr., Lexington, KY 40511
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Very good budget hotel
  • Comfort level is high
From$70
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Motel 6 Lexington Ky - Lexington
+1-888-878-9982
750 Newton Court, Lexington, KENTUCKY 40511
  • Two-star Airport property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
From$60
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Courtyard by Marriott Lexington North : 775 Newtown Court
+1-888-389-4485
775 Newtown Court, Lexington, KY 40511
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Fitness center on property
From$109
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Residence Inn by Marriott Lexington
+1-888-389-4121
1080 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Great staff
  • Excellent budget hotel
From$99
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Staybridge Suites Lexington An Ihg Hotel in Lexington
+1-888-675-2083
125 Louie Place, Lexington, KY 40511
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 107 suites
From$89
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Lexington University / Medical Center - Lexington
+1-800-716-8490
126 East Lowry Lane, Lexington, KY 40503
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$82
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Origin Lexington
+1-800-805-5223
4174 Rowan, Lexington, KY 40503
  • 3 star hotel
  • Check-in: 16:00
From$90
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DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Lexington
+1-888-965-1860
2601 Richmond Rd., Lexington, KY 40509
  • Located in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Lexington is close to the University of Kentucky. Shaker Village, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and the Keeneland Race Course are also just a short distance from the hotel. Spacious suites in this Hilton DoubleTree are filled with luxurious amenities. You'll find a Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker, several LCD televisions, a work desk, an alarm clock with an MP3 connection, a refrigerator, and a whirlpool tub. On the premises of the hotel is a fitness center, a business center, a gift shop, heated outdoor pool, and Angie's Restaurant. Pets are also permitted at the DoubleTree in Lexington.
  • Expensive Suburban property
  • 155 rooms in property
  • Great amenities
  • Clean
From$109
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Residence Inn Lexington Keeneland/Airport - Lexington
+1-888-788-5576
3110 Wall St., Lexington, KY 40513
  • Three Star Airport property
  • Airport shuttle provided
From$75
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Courtyard Lexington Keeneland/Airport in Lexington
+1-888-897-9207
3100 Wall St., Lexington, KY 40513
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
From$80
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Hampton Inn Lexington South-Keeneland/Airport, KY
+1-888-311-4278
3060 Lakecrest Circle, Lexington, KY 40513
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Refrigerator worked well
  • Staff was extremely polite and courteous
From$75
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Lexington Keeneland Airport
+1-888-469-4795
3050 Lakecrest Circle, Lexington, KY 40513
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Airport shuttle available
From$80
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Bluegrass Extended Stay Hotel
+1-888-734-9421
2753 Richmond Rd., Lexington, KY 40509
  • Two star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00 pm
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Stained, poor quality blanket
From$33
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La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Lexington
+1-888-841-5292
1919 Stanton Way, Lexington, KY 40511
  • Mid-scale property
From$80
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lexington North
+1-888-455-5160
2100 Hackney Place, Lexington, KY 40511
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$85
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Lexington Fayette Mall - Lexington
+1-888-965-8297
249 Ruccio Way, Lexington, KY 40503
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$85
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Midtown - I-75, an IHG Hot in Lexington
+1-888-906-6358
2255 Buena Vista Rd., Lexington, KY 40505
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
From$102
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The Campbell House Lexington Curio Collection by Hilton in Lexington
+1-888-749-6785
1375 South Broadway Rd., Lexington, KY 40504
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 10 meeting rooms
From$89
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Elwood Hotel & Suites
+1-888-878-9982
1301 South Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504
  • Cheap Golf Course hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
From$65
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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lexington in Lexington
+1-888-389-4485
1987 North Broadway, Lexington, KY 40505
  • Low Cost Highway hotel
  • 76 suites in hotel
From$60
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Red Roof Inn Lexington - Lexington
+1-888-389-4121
1980 Haggard Court, Lexington, KY 40505
  • Low priced Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$60
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Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
+1-888-675-2083
1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
  • Four star Resort property
  • 14 suites in property
From$119
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Ramada Hotel & Conference Center Lexington
+1-800-716-8490
2143 North Broadway, Lexington, KY 40505
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
From$80
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream - Lexington
+1-800-805-5223
1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
  • Four-star Suburban property
  • 230 suites in property
From$149
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Clarion Hotel Conference Center - North : 1950 Newtown Pike
+1-888-965-1860
1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Bad housekeeping, according to 75%
  • Big swimming pool
From$70
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Woodspring Suites Lexington Ky in Lexington
+1-888-788-5576
2370 Lake Park Rd., Lexington, KY 40502
  • Low priced hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Great price
  • AC smelled wet
From$42
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Red Roof Inn Lexington South : 2651 Wilhite Dr.
+1-888-897-9207
2651 Wilhite Dr., Lexington, KY 40503
  • Two star property
  • 117 rooms in hotel
From$60
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Extended Stay America Suites Lexington Nicholasville Road in Lexington
+1-888-311-4278
2650 Wilhite Dr., Lexington, KY 40503
  • Two star property
  • 126 rooms in hotel
  • Average parking
  • Poor continental breakfast
From$30
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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lexington, KY in Lexington
+1-888-469-4795
2297 Executive Dr., Lexington, KY 40505
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Excellent family hotel
  • For 87%, the rooms looked old
From$85
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Microtel Inn by Wyndham Lexington
+1-888-734-9421
2240 Buena Vista, Lexington, KY 40505
  • Located in Lexington, Kentucky, the Microtel Inn Lexington is just around the bend from such sites as the Ashland Estate of Henry Clay, the Lexington Convention Center, the Lexington Opera House, and the Lexington Farmer's Market. The inn is pet-friendly and accommodating to the needs of handicap guests. A free continental breakfast awaits you each morning before you head out to do some sightseeing. Although there are no restaurants on-site, you will find Applebee's, Bob Evans, Cracker Barrel, and Outback Steakhouse within two or three miles of the hotel. Other perks offered by the Microtel Inn include free coffee in the lobby and chiropractic-approved mattresses.
  • Economy Highway hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$60
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Red Roof Inn Lexington - Hamburg - Lexington
+1-888-841-5292
2241 Elkhorn Rd., Lexington, KY 40505
  • Cheap Highway property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Almost all guests complained about the bathroom
  • Great value for price
From$43
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Best Western Lexington Inn in Lexington
+1-888-455-5160
2221 Elkhorn Rd., Lexington, KY 40505
  • Economical Highway property
  • Check-in time: 03:00
From$42
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GuestHouse Lexington
+1-888-965-8297
2261 Elkhorn Rd., Lexington, KY 40505
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Wi-fi slow
  • Stylish Hotel
From$49
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Glo Best Western Lexington
+1-888-906-6358
1935 Stanton Way, Lexington, KY 40511
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
  • Quite clean
  • Awful breakfast
From$88
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lexington East / I 75 in Lexington
+1-888-749-6785
2211 Elkhorn Rd., Lexington, KY 40505
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • 84 rooms in property
From$76
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Lexington Near the University of Ke
+1-888-878-9982
863 South Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • 4 floors in property
From$200
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Bar Chart: Upcoming 20 Days of Lexington Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Lexington, KY discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Lexington hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Lexington was first founded in 1775, although the city wasn't officially chartered until 1782. By the early 19th century, Lexington's population was booming. Residents referred to their city as The Athens of the West. With this history, it's no surprise that many sites in Lexington are on the National Register of Historic Places, including an African Cemetery (The Cemetery of the Union Benevolent Society No. 2), the James Allen House, Ashland Park Historic District, the John C. Breckinridge Memorial, Christ Church Episcopal, and the Confederate Memorial Monument on West Main Street.

Travelers flock to the city for its deep-seated Bluegrass culture, horse-related attractions, historic museums, local breweries, and sports venues. Whatever your reasons for visiting Lexington, finding the right hotel can allow you to enjoy all the attractions the city has to offer.

When to Visit Lexington, Kentucky

Kentucky has mild weather year-round, with four distinct seasons. Fall is a glorious time to visit as the leaves turn various shades of red, orange, and yellow. Keep in mind, however, that most of the horse farms are at their busiest during the fall, especially in October during one of the city's high visitation seasons. To save some money on your accommodations and avoid the crowds, plan your autumn visit in September or November instead.

Spring is also a busy time, thanks to Lexington's outdoor attractions. With flowers and pleasant weather, spring visits enable you to miss the hottest summer months. Hotel rates tend to go up in May, but March and April always offer better prices, making them the best months to visit.

Lexington's low season is from January to February when the weather is cold. Accumulation is rare, but don't be surprised if you see snow during this time of year. While winter isn't the best time for experiencing the city's outdoor attractions, you'll still enjoy the lowest rates and least amount of crowds.

May to August in Lexington is bustling. While Kentucky is an affordable state to visit, hotel rates tend to be higher during the summer months, so budget accordingly.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Lexington, KY:

seasonality of hotel rates in Lexington

Lexington by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Lexington, KY. You can use these illustrations to calculate the best time period to stay in Lexington for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Lexington, Kentucky

4 Star Average Prices: $142.84

Would you prefer luxury accommodations in Lexington? Consider the Embassy Suites Lexington, located six miles from the Kentucky Horse Park. This four-star, all-suite hotel features guest suites with separate living areas, coffee makers, mini-fridges, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi access. Upgraded suites add pull-out sofas, bedrooms, and free beverages and snacks. All guests enjoy a free cooked-to-order breakfast, an indoor pool, fitness center, ballroom, business center, evening appetizers and drinks, an on-site restaurant and bar, and free parking.

If you need direct access to the Lexington Center convention and shopping complex, book a room at the Hyatt Regency Lexington. This four-star hotel features granite bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, free parking and airport shuttle service, event spaces, an indoor pool, a bar and grill, and atrium. Some guest rooms include glass balconies with atrium views, while suites add dining areas and an extra living space.

Hilton Lexington Suites is a four-star hotel connected to The Mall at Lexington Green via a walkway, making this property a convenient, upscale accommodation. The property features an informal atrium, fitness center, restaurant and lounge, outdoor pool, and free airport shuttle. Each two-room suite offers separate living areas, custom-designed beds, two flat-screen TVs, and paid Wi-Fi.

Other four-star accommodations in Lexington include the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University, Courtyard Lexington Keeneland/Airport, and Courtyard Lexington South/Hamburg Place.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Lexington

Affordable Hotel Options in Lexington, Kentucky

3 Star Average Prices: $111.85

Finding an affordable accommodation in Lexington is simple. You'll find a number of budget motels throughout the city that offer basic rooms and prime locations.

The Super 8 Lexington Winchester Rd near I-75, for example, is only 15 minutes from the Mary Todd Lincoln House, the family home of Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln. This Super 8 motel offers complimentary continental breakfast, laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, and free parking. You can also bring your pet with you.

Knights Inn Lexington is another smart option. Some rooms feature kitchenettes to allow you to save more money on dining, plus you'll get free breakfast and have access to the pool.

Days Inn & Suites Lexington is conveniently located off I-75, five miles from the University of Kentucky. Guests enjoy free breakfast, an outdoor pool with hot tub, fitness facility, business center, free parking, and complimentary airport shuttle.

Other affordable Lexington accommodations include the Red Roof Inn Lexington South, Sleep Inn, and Clarion Hotel Conference Center.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Lexington

2 Star Average Prices: $91.64

2 Star Hotel Prices in Lexington

Best Discounts in Lexington, Kentucky

If you know where you want to stay, you can save more money on your Lexington getaway by taking advantage of discounts. AARP members, for instance, can save anywhere from 5 to 20 percent off the best available rates at area hotels. This discount includes the Hilton Lexington/Downtown, Quality Inn Northwest, Homewood Suites by Hilton Lexington, and Comfort Suites, among many others.

Holiday Inn offers several ongoing offers, including a government employee and military discount. Booking your room early can also mean big savings.

Staying at a Marriott property like SpringHill Suites Lexington Near the University of Kentucky can also mean big savings. Look for long-term and last-minute discounts. Marriott also discounts seniors, AAA members, and military personnel, and offers special corporate rates.

If you're a hotel rewards member, you can also take advantage of your membership benefits, which could mean earning a free night during your stay. Many Lexington accommodations offer discounts for AAA membership, so be sure to call ahead and ask before booking.

Best Value Options in Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington has many mid-range hotels that offer plenty of value for the price. The Hyatt Place Lexington is a modern hotel less than six miles from the Ashland Museum. The property features straightforward rooms with flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, and upgraded rooms with separate living spaces. A hot breakfast is included with your stay, making the deal enticing and attractive.

Residence Inn Lexington South/Hamburg Place is ideal for extended stays. Choose from studios to two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, work desks, and weekday evening socials. The property also contains an outdoor pool, fitness room, hot tub, picnic area, convenience store, and tennis court.

For a sleek place to stay in the heart of the city, SpringHill Suites Lexington Near the University of Kentucky is a prime choice. This three-star hotel sits across the street from the famous Red Mile horseracing track and is within walking distance of the university. A hot breakfast buffet and parking are included, and guests can enjoy an indoor pool and whirlpool. Suites come with kitchenettes, pull-out sofas, coffee makers, and free Wi-Fi. Some suites also offer track views.

If you plan to golf during your stay, head to the Holiday Inn Express three miles from downtown Georgetown. While located outside of Lexington, this modern property sits about a mile from Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club. The facility features tasteful rooms and suites with a free breakfast buffet and cozy lobby lounge.

Top Lexington, Kentucky, Restaurants and Attractions

With so many equestrian-related events and historic attractions in Lexington, knowing how to plan your itinerary can feel overwhelming. If you want to experience the city like local, first savor Lexington's delicious heritage. The city brims with distinct eateries, breweries, and bourbon distilleries that make this city a culinary marvel.

Be sure to travel the Kentucky Bourbon Trail for the region's best tastings and distillery tours. If you like your bourbon with some Cajun and Creole eats, head to Bourbon n' Toulouse on Euclid Avenue for some unforgettable cuisine.

Table Three Ten on West Short Street is a chic favorite among locals, offering seasonal farm-driven American fare that gives you the opportunity to fully taste Lexington's flavors. If you prefer a no-frills eatery with vegetarian options, head to Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine on Fieldstone Way. With many great drinks and food to experience in Lexington, you won't totally run out of options.

If you're short on time and want to visit the city's highlights, you don't want to miss a few of these attractions. Kentucky Horse Park is simply a must-visit spot. This world-famous attraction offers a visitor center and the International Museum of the Horse, which features the prestigious Calumet Trophy Collection. Other notable spots include Lexington Cemetery, Mary Todd Lincoln House, the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, and the Waveland State Historic Site.

Wherever the road in Lexington leads you, you're bound to something distinctive about this city's heritage. Whether you choose an upscale hotel as your home base or a budget-friendly accommodation with a convenient location, your hotel experience in Lexington can be as unforgettable as the attractions you discover during your visit here.

"You never really learn much from hearing yourself talk"- believes legendary actor, George Clooney, who was born in Lexington, Kentucky

A Few Words About Lexington

Lexington, a part of the Lafayette County in Kentucky, Unites States, is also popularly called the "Horse Capital of the World" and the "Athens of the West". One of the biggest cities in the whole of the United States, Lexington also happens to be second largest in Kentucky. Lexington is one of the old cities founded by European settlers who came to America in search of wealth. Prior to the settlement of the European Americans, this place was inhabited by Native Americans because of its fertile soil and rare species of flora and fauna. Lexington is slowly emerging as a popular tourist spot and the abundance of hotels in Lexington is proof of that. 

Stay in Lexington, Stay on Budget

Cheap hotels and motels are present throughout Lexington. One such modest hotel is the Ramada Lexington North Hotel, which is also a conference center. It is situated very near to the Whitaker Bank Ball Park. A great pool and fitness center, a restaurant with good quality food and complimentary breakfast, a lounge and a business center is more than you can ask for at such cheap rates. 

Cheap hotels do not mean that you have compromise on services and Red Roof Inn Lexington exemplifies that. It serves coffee and tea in the public areas like lobbies, free Wi-Fi and free parking, and has modest rooms which are well maintained and the property is smoke free as well. 

What About Luxury Hotels of Lexington?

The more you are ready to pay, the better facilities you get. With that in mind, you should check out the Hyatt Place Lexington on Bryant Road. Most of the tourist attractions are situated in the vicinity of this fabulous hotel. You also get services like a complimentary hot breakfast, superb snacks and cocktails, a fitness center for a quick workout and a pool to relax in. The rooms have minibars, comfortable large beds, free Wi-Fi, a flat screen HDTV, coffee makers and a sofa bed. With Lexington hotels like this, what more could you ask for on a holiday? 

The Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Lexington has been one of the best hotels in Lexington for years. It features a swimming pool, a well equipped fitness center and spa tub. A visit to such great Lexington hotels will help you understand what luxury truly feels like. 

Sightseeing in Lexington

There are so many things to do and see in Kentucky that by the end of the trip, you will be taking back hundreds of memories with you. Are you a lover of horses? Then you must visit the Kentucky Horse Park. A trip to the Horse Capital of the World would be incomplete without this. It is actually a horse farm and a theme park. For art lovers, the University of Kentucky Art Museum is a must. It has regular exhibitions of paintings which serve as a visual treat. The Aviation Museum of Kentucky is a fascinating place, with programmes and exhibits that tell you all that you need to know about the aviation industry, safety, facilities, aerospace research and education et cetera. 

FAQs about hotels in Lexington

What are the best rated hotels in Lexington?

Hampton Inn Lexington Medical Center, Towneplace Suites by Marriott Lexington Keeneland and Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Green are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the 4-5 star hotels in Lexington?

Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Green, Hilton Lexington and Hyatt Regency Lexington are the top 3 luxury hotels near Lexington city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Lexington?

Comfort Suites Keeneland, La Quinta Inn Lexington by Wyndham, and Quality Inn Lexington Convention Center (North) are the properties closest to Lexington city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Lexington cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Lexington can be as cheap as $91.64 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Lexington cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Lexington has been $111.85 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Lexington cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Lexington has been $142.84 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Lexington?

21c Museum Hotel Lexington, The Sire Hotel Lexington, Tapestry and Elwood Hotel & Suites are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Lexington?

Towneplace Suites by Marriott Lexington Keeneland, Lexington Marriott City Center and Courtyard by Marriott Lexington North are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Lexington?

Comfort Suites Keeneland, Clarion Hotel Conference Center - North and Woodspring Suites Lexington Ky are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Lexington?

Best Western Lexington Inn and Glo Best Western Lexington are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Lexington?

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington Downt, Candlewood Suites Lexington Medical District and Candlewood Suites Lexington An Ihg Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Verified reviews of the city of Lexington

Below are reviews of the city of Lexington, KY from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Lexington is a great vacation city with lots of activities."
Score 4.0 / 5

Lexington is a great vacation city with lots of activities.

Janell C., from 06-Jun-2022
"Pet Friendly"
Score 4.0 / 5

Pet friendly

Marlene N., from 31-May-2022
"Nice & Clean "
Score 4.0 / 5

They have lots of choices to eat.

Linda B., from 18-May-2022
"Lexington has interesting history & nightlife!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Lexington is an interesting city with a lot of history. Lots of nightlife as well.

Edward W., from 15-Apr-2022
"Felt safe walking three blocks to Rupp Arena."
Score 5.0 / 5

Felt safe walking three blocks to Rupp Arena.

Janet R., from 13-Apr-2022
"Awesome nightlife! Fun city!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Awesome nightlife! Fun city!

Tarra E., from 11-Apr-2022
"Awesome nightlife! Fun city!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Awesome nightlife! Fun city!

Tarra E., from 10-Apr-2022
"Have stayed here for 40 years!"
Score 5.0 / 5

The area around ManOWar Blvd. has everything we need. We overnight there at least twice a year (for the past 40 years)!

Charlie P., from 03-Apr-2022
"Lexington is Wonderful!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Lexington is a wonderful city. We attend events at the Horse Park several times each year.

Martha G., from 10-Mar-2022
"Super Clean Hotel"
Score 5.0 / 5

Super clean and fun.

Kevin A., from 02-Mar-2022
"Clean Hotel"
Score 4.0 / 5

Clean hotel. Traffic lanes are marked well, KU is great place and horses.

Kenneth R., from 02-Mar-2022
"Clean Nice Hotel"
Score 5.0 / 5

I like how clean it was, the people were courteous and nice and there were plenty of places to eat.

Donna E., from 01-Mar-2022
"Lexington!"
Score 4.0 / 5

We visited two different horse farms on our visit and ate at a horse themed restaurant. This was our first visit to Lexington and I anticipate we will return.

John S., from 22-Feb-2022
"Beautiful historic city!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Beautiful historic city!

Stephanie S., from 20-Feb-2022
"Good Coffee!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Your coffee was good!

Amy R., from 02-Feb-2022
"Convenient Location"
Score 4.0 / 5

Convenient location to tour the town & close to my relatives I am currently visiting. I'll be here until spring & will be staying a couple nights every two weeks.

Tichrahn O., from 21-Jan-2022
"Convenient Location"
Score 5.0 / 5

Convenient location to tour the town & close to my relatives I am currently visiting. I'll be here until spring & will be staying a couple nights every two weeks.

Tichrahn O., from 21-Jan-2022
"Lexington has beautiful scenery."
Score 4.0 / 5

Lexington has beautiful scenery.

Helen T., from 20-Jan-2022
"Lots of restaurants here. Good location"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lots of restaurants. Good location

Craig S., from 31-Dec-2021
"The atmosphere!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Atmosphere!

Larry P., from 24-Dec-2021
"Nice area, nice hotel."
Score 4.0 / 5

Lots of stores nearby. Nice hotel. Pretty Christmas decor on some of the buildings.

Erin S., from 25-Nov-2021
"Nice hotel and area."
Score 4.0 / 5

Lots of stores nearby. Nice hotel. Pretty Christmas decor on some of the buildings.

Erin S., from 24-Nov-2021
"Great hotel and food options!"
Score 4.0 / 5

It was great; food options were great also!

Shalayia J., from 23-Nov-2021
"Great downtown!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Downtown was very easy to navigate!

Audrey P., from 17-Nov-2021
"Fine"
Score 5.0 / 5

It's fine

Nancy N., from 30-Oct-2021
"Fun"
Score 5.0 / 5

Keeneland race track and a distillery

Colleen H., from 29-Oct-2019
"Love it"
Score 4.0 / 5

Love it, I lived here for 34 years

Roxanne H., from 13-Sep-2019
"Beautiful "
Score 5.0 / 5

Lexington is a beautiful city. It is perhaps the cleanest "big city" I've ever visited.

Trent M., from 13-Aug-2019
"The City is beautiful"
Score 5.0 / 5

My step daughter was married at her family home that she grew up in with her dad and mom Scarlet Gate Farm. There is so much to do in this city.

Crystal C., from 30-Oct-2018
"Great Stay!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Excellent staff service and hotel rooms.

Mark F., from 06-Nov-2017
"Lot of Variety "
Score 5.0 / 5

Variety of activities.

Karen S., from 15-May-2017
"Great"
Score 5.0 / 5

Good visit, There was great shopping in the area and good food.

Susan C., from 30-Jan-2017
"Love Lexington"
Score 5.0 / 5

Nice area to visit. Nothing bad to say.

Judy S., from 11-Sep-2016
"Kentucky Horse Park"
Score 5.0 / 5

The Kentucky Horse Park is a must see and we also enjoyed Ashland.

Carrie U., from 27-Jun-2016
"Basketball Tournament"
Score 5.0 / 5

Were there for basketball tournament so didn't really see much of Lexington, but it is a great area to visit.

Tracy K., from 16-May-2016
"Loved It"
Score 4.0 / 5

Easy to get around town, horse farms on the outskirts are beautiful and unique. Heart of the Bluegrass.

Dave W., from 02-Jan-2016
"Wouldn't Live Anywhere Else"
Score 5.0 / 5

I work and reside in Lexington. Great city with a growing potential.

Coleen S., from 03-Aug-2015
"Love Lexington"
Score 5.0 / 5

If you love horses, you'll love Lexington! The Kentucky Horse Park is a must!

Mar T., from 25-Jun-2015
"Nice Place"
Score 5.0 / 5

KBA Center was great. Downtown was beautiful and we ate at a burger joint that was awesome!

Emma J., from 21-Jul-2014
"Charity Group Travel to Lexington."
Score 5.0 / 5

As a Mission Choir, we were in Lexington to visit nursing centers and homeless shelters, Hospitals, Churches, etc. So we didn't visit any attraction in the city, However we did visit the nearby Artisan's Village of Berea, and enjoyed seeing artisans at work and the many shops in Berea that had unique hand made things to buy.

Marjorie D., from 30-Jun-2014
"The Thoroughbred Center"
Score 4.0 / 5

Loved Lexington: lots of history, beautiful horse farms. Thoroughbred Center was very interesting. Saturday farmer's market was fun!

Donica H., from 08-Jun-2014
"Gorgeous Landscape"
Score 5.0 / 5

Lexington was beautiful; clean, well manicured with green rolling hills.

Cheryl B., from 07-Apr-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Lexington, KY shown above is 4.6 out of 5 based on 42 reviews
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