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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had two rooms on the first floor. The lighting was great and rooms were clean. Breakfast was pretty good. They had biscuits and gravy and cheese omlettes among the usual fare. You could walk to the hospital if you needed to in about 10 minutes. There is a natural foods grocery next door. We were going to a concert...

Thank D J
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stay here often for work. The staff is extremely kind and always willing to help in any way. The breakfast is fantastic with many different options. Rooms are clean, quiet and spacious. Absolutely LOVE this hotel and its location.

Thank LindseyMarmolejo
Sarah M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff takes great pride in providing all of our guests with an enjoyable experience so we love getting such positive feedback. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you the next time you're in Lexington!

Oxford, Ohio
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stayed At this Holiday Inn Express location while visiting Lexington with a buddy for the Pearl Jam concert at Rupp Arena. The room and staff were exactly what you'd expect from a Holiday Inn franchise - friendly and clean. Breakfast in the morning was hot and filling. The location, however, is a bit of a hike from Rupp and the...

Thank IslandTime78
Aurora, Indiana
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We don't usually stay at Holiday Inn Expresses because the last few times we did so (many years ago) we weren't too impressed. We stayed her because it was a last minute trip and we were able to use our reward points. I am very glad we did because I have a whole new impression of Holiday Inn Expresses. The...

Thank Lisa G
Gardners, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Very nice hotel with pool and hot tub - great for kids when parents are too tired to do any more. Pool had lifts for handicapped plus all of the safety devices (backboard and rings). Check in person was very nice and mentioned several times to ask if we needed anything. Free breakfast had nice choices and worked for our...

Thank Graywhalejonah
Bronston, Kentucky
Reviewed 29 August 2016

What a sweet staff! Smiling faces no matter the hour. Checked in at 10:30 pm after my husband was admitted to the Markey Cancer Center. Tae was so sweet! I had two of the best nights sleep! I appreciated being on the first floor since I wanted to be able to get to my husband quickly. But it was the...

Thank Vickster007
Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We arrived at this hotel on Tuesday night (8/16/2016). After checking in and entering our room, we realized they give us the wrong room. We requested a double bed, and we were given a queen suite. It was 3 of us, when we requested to change our room, the staff on shift was rude. After I informed her that this...

Thank balkah05
Sarah M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to speak with me today. It was a pleasure speaking with you directly, although I was very disappointed to hear the details about your experience. I hope you received my email regarding your IHG Rewards Club membership. Thank you for your loyalty with IHG and for providing us with feedback on your recent stay....

Reviewed 14 August 2016

This hotel probably has the best front desk staff of anywhere we have ever stayed! Very friendly and efficient. Quick to check people in, helpful with directions and great follow through if you need anything. Hotel is clean, newly remodeled and within walking distance to Chandler, VA or KY Children's hospitals. Pool was clean, small and very cold!!! Nice hot...

Thank Spencertraver
Sarah M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your recent stay! I am so glad to hear we provided you with excellent service. I am so sorry you experienced some issues with housekeeping. I have shared your comments with our staff so we can make the necessary changes to ensure this doesn't happen again....

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We booked two rooms, a suite and regular room. Both were clean, comfortable and updated. Continental Breakfast was one of the best we had at a hotel. Nice friendly staff. Really the only negative was that we requested to be on the floor but was not.

Thank Islandwindseast102
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Just stayed 1 night while out of town for business and the hotel was very clean & the staff were friendly. The hotel is close to UK. The free breakfast was typical cereal & toast but it did offer sausage patties as well. I would stay here again. The bed was very comfortable.

Thank Charlene C

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington Downtown at the University of Kentucky UK. This downtown Lexington, KY hotel is located just blocks from the campus of the University of KY UK & minutes from several area hospitals. We are also conveniently located 5 miles from Lexington Bluegrass Airport (LEX) & I-75/I-64 Interstate access. This downtown Lexington, KY hotel is less than 1 mile from the Lexington Convention Center & Rupp Arena. For horse lovers, this Keeneland Hotel is just a short drive from the track, the Red Mile & numerous Kentucky Horse Park events.Our corporate amenities include free high-speed Internet access, meeting room & 24-hour business center. Hospitals: University of Kentucky UK Chandler Medical Center, Saint Joseph Hospital, Central Baptist Hospital & Good Samaritan HospitalBusinesses: IBM, Lexmark, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, PNC, Central Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Fasic-Tipton, Ashland & UPSLocal Attractions: Bluegrass Lexington Airport LEX, Keeneland Horse Racing, Lexington Convention Center, Rupp Arena, University of Kentucky, UK Commonwealth Stadium, Red Mile, & Transylvania University.Visit Lexington, KY Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express hotel while attending the following Lexington events:Fayette County High School Graduation 6/4-6/5Junior League Horse Show at the Red Mile 7/6-7/12AAU Basketball 7/13-19 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University

Address: 1000 Export St, Lexington, KY 40504-2683
Region: United States > Kentucky > Lexington
Price Range: £77 - £139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University 2.5*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Lexington- Downtown / University
Holiday Inn Lexington
Holiday Inn Express Lexington
Lexington Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Lexington
#19 Family Hotel in Lexington
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“Because I have bathroom issues, I loved the first floor close to the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles Vickster007, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Third floor was good. When hotel is full, they have a quite hours policy.”
 of 5 bubbles bger_13, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a renovated room and wait until construction is finished”
  • window with a/c unit below
  • wall mounted tv with dresser below
  • tub/shower
  • sink and toilet
  • coffee area and fridge below (microwave above)
  • chair crammed in corner
  • beds
 of 5 bubbles BerlinG-ParisF, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“My experience with the single bed rooms was much better than the double bed rooms.”
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  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University
 of 5 bubbles ARCarboni, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try to stay away from the elevator. It "dings" at every floor.”
 of 5 bubbles grandfunkrr, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
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