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“Home away from Home” 5 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington Northeast
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1780 Sharkey Way, Lexington, KY 40511   |  
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Ranked #3 of 64 Hotels in Lexington
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Home away from Home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

I had the privilege of staying here while visiting a local recording studio, and unexpectedly had to stay longer because of Hurricane Sandy. The staff at this hotel became like family. The hotel is new, rooms and bathrooms are very clean, delicious breakfast every morning with smiling faces, and the Front Desk staff go out of their way to accommodate. I cannot say enough great things about this hotel. Whatever I needed, it was taken care of. There is a lovely and clean indoor pool and a 3-machine exercise room. There is a Walgreens and Applebee's across the parking lot. I hope to return one day.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

All around a great hotel. The hotel staff is the best!!!
Very clean rooms, great beds and the are is safe.
Breakfast area is clean and well stocked.
Plenty of free water at the check in desk .
This is the way Holiday Inn should be run.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rumson, NJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

My friend and I had a great four day stay at this hotel. The room was a great size for two queen beds, a 3/4ths size refrigerator, a microwave, and a desk to work at. Best of all, we started the day with a hot breakfast with easy access to Route 4. We were 10 minutes from Keeneland Racetrack, 15 minutes from the Horse Park and had easy access to all the farms. Recommend this highly for cleanliness, comfort and convenience.

The only problem we had was getting the keys to work correctly. Half the time we couldn't get them to operate the outside door. However, the desk staff was very helpful and apologetic.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Normal, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We were very pleased with our stay at the Holiday Inn Express, It is located approximately 10 min from the UK campus, it was newer, very clean and near restaurants and shopping. It is just off New Circle Drive which makes it super convenient. The restaurant provided the typical free breakfast but their staff was so friendly. One of the ladies overseeing the breakfast area stopped at our table and chatted a while. It made you feel at home with the southern hospitality.

The only negative thing I would have to say about the property was that there appeared to be something wrong with the elevator the evening we checked in. It came to a very "hard" stop more so going down but also going up. However, the next morning, it seemed to be fine. Not sure what the difference was but it appears they addressed it.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oakland, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Stayed for two nights last month to visit horse farms and historic sites in Lexington. The staff was very friendly and the facilities were great. Everything was comfortable and easy. Loved the horse statue in front.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Chardon, Ohio, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

This property is an example of Holiday Express at it's best. From the cleanliness of the rooms, to the staff, to the breakfast and maintenance of the eating area - all top notch. This hotel takes pride in it's high rating and it shows. I've stayed here four years in a row, and nothing has slipped during that time. Actually, they made some improvements to their breakfast options and just in general, my most recent stay was one of the best. Couldn't recommend it more for business travel.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012 via mobile

Stayed three nights and was extremely pleased. The location was perfect for our long weekend visit -- just minutes from downtown and Keenland. The breakfast was much better than the norm. The room was clean, quiet, spacious and beds comfortable. The staff was outstanding -- especially John at the front desk and Peggy at the breakfast bar. If you have any questions re Lexington, hope she's there because she is so knowledgeable.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington Northeast

Address: 1780 Sharkey Way, Lexington, KY 40511
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Lexington
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Lexington
#8 Romantic Hotel in Lexington
#17 Business Hotel in Lexington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington Northeast 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Offers Comfortable Accommodations in Lexington, KY Take a Take a virtual tour of the hotel. The Holiday Inn Express Lexington Northeast is located near many of Lexington s corporate centers and horse racing facilities. Just a few miles from Lexington Bluegrass Airport (LEX), corporate travelers will find our hotel in Lexington close to many businesses. Within one mile, there are 23 major companies including Amazon.com, Coca-Cola Bottling, TAC AIR, FedEx and UPS. Within two miles, you'll find Rupp Arena and the University of Kentucky, the Lexington Convention Center and downtown Lexington.Our hotel is near the Keeneland Race Course, Red Mile Race Course is also nearby. The Kentucky Horse Park, located 10 minutes from our Lexington accommodations, offers museums and exhibits about horse racing, as well as a venue for equestrian and racing competitions. Downtown Lexington boasts museums, historic homes and unique shops. No matter what brings you to Lexington, our hotel offers guests premium amenities, including free high-speed, wireless Internet access and a free hot Express Start breakfast. You'll enjoy the lovely new rooms along with the well-equipped Fitness Center and heated pool that are open every day. ... more   less 
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