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Hilton Lexington Downtown

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369 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507-1834
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/27/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/27/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#17 of 77 hotels in Lexington
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Lexington Kentucky’s finest hotel, Hilton Lexington/Downtown, is the hotel destination of choice for meetings and weddings, alike. Centrally located in downtown Lexington and adjacent to Rupp Arena, Hilton Lexington/Downtown is just minutes away from Blue Grass Airport, Keeneland Race Track, University of Kentucky, the Kentucky Horse Park and the corporate offices of Lexmark and Ashland Oil.
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Valet parking
Paid wifi
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
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Business Center with Internet Access
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Paid public parking on-site
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast buffet
Banquet room
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Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
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TG wrote a review Feb 8
Louisville, Kentucky3 contributions
I am disappointed with the way my folio was handled. From the beginning I digitally checked in and used a different card for incidentals than was on my Hilton Honors account. After I checked my app, it showed I had to stop at the front desk to fully check in. I was confused so I did so and was told my card had declined. The app does not allow you to check in with a declining card. I know this for a fact, and also if you check me in after I check in on the app it will charge me twice. I allowed the front desk agent to swipe my card again upon arrival, but as a diamond member I was already irritated. After leaving to go to my room which was different from the one I selected on my app, I noticed I was charged incidentals twice. I contacted the front desk immediately as I noticed 2 pending charges. After that I was told it was nothing that could be done about it. I had to wait until my bank released the funds. I ask for extra towels and was told they could not give me more than 2 extra towels. I was really confused because I had never heard that, and I used to work for a Hilton property and we would never have told a diamond guest we couldnt give extra towels. A very sweet housekeeper came with the 2 towels but ask if I needed more. I explained that the front desk agent said I could not and she said it was ok. I thanked her as I knew my kids would want to swim and we would need them. The morning of checking out I noticed yet another charge, a parking charge which i did not park. I alerted the front desk and was told there where no charges on my folio. The next day when I checked my email my folio reflected a parking charge. I irritatedly called again to alert the front desk agent who was the same one, and was told he would send my folio to accounting and remove the charge. Two days later it's still not done. It's not a lot of money, it's the principle. I am disappointed. On the other hand the manager at the bar and the staff there were wonderful to me. It's such a beautiful hotel and the service has been impeccable otherwise. I appreciate the amenities and the wonderful breakfast and staff. The person who checked me in was very short the first stay, and was the same person who checked me in the second time with the double charges. I'm a melanin woman, and so is he, so I really thought he would be the nicest, but I was wrong. I didnt let him know I had encountered him before and he was short with me and gave me a bad impression. As I said I worked for a Hilton hotel previously, right before covid, and we prided ourselves in excellent customer service so my expectations as an ex employee and diamond member are high. Ray did ask to gold my baby which didnt really pacify the situation because as I said, we had stayed before and he was not very pleasant, and now we were encountering small irritating issues that led to a bad aura for this beautiful hotel with wonderful breakfast bar and housekeeping staff.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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kevinsA6555ZN wrote a review Jan 2021
Richmond, Virginia4 contributions
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With the COVID 19 pandemic, I have been very concerned about staying in hotels. Hilton has partnered with Lysol to ensure safe rooms. The rooms are sealed after they are cleaned. The room I stayed in at the Lexington Hilton was spotless and pristine. It was clear that the hotel has made great efforts to keep their guest rooms clean and their guests comfortable. I felt very safe staying there and really appreciated Hilton’s concern for their guests. I recently stayed at a Hilton property in Tampa and was similarly impressed. Thank you and please keep up your great work, best wishes.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Alex Lugo, General Manager at Hilton Lexington Downtown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks Kevin we appreciate the feedback. Our Clean Stay program is all about making our guests feel secure and safe during this pandemic. I'll pass along your review with or Housekeeping staff to keep up the good work. Please join us again next time you're in Lexington, KY.
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Matt Y wrote a review Feb 6
Detroit2 contributions
Wanted to give special mention to Randy at the front desk. He's a pro and makes sure you are satisfied. I stayed here during Covid and it was very smooth. Very nice, spacious room with a firm bed (which I appreciate.) Bathroom could have been cleaner, there were beard clippings from the last guest.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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guinness40 wrote a review Dec 2020
Michigan90 contributions49 helpful votes
We have stayed here many times. We love it because of the location. The staff is great as well. It was a plus getting door to door service to and from the airport. We were there during Breeders Cup weekend. It was so sad seeing downtown being so quiet. The entire stay was great, but we felt like we were the only ones in the hotel. I am still trying to understand if there is still an executive lounge or not. The hilton website gives the option of booking an executive floor room, but when I asked the front desk I was told the lounge was removed. To book on that floor was a significant price increase, so i wonder what is the value if there is no lounge. We are diamond members and have enjoyed the lounge in the past.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Alex Lugo, General Manager at Hilton Lexington Downtown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Nice to hear you had another nice visit with us! We appreciate your feedback. Yes we no longer have an executive lounge but our Diamond guests on the Executive level get to enjoy breakfast in our Triangle Grille restaurant located in our newly renovated lobby along with drink vouchers to the Bigg Blue Martini. Please join us again real soon!
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Sean D wrote a review Aug 2020
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania238 contributions56 helpful votes
Checked in and was greeted by friendly staff - went to room and was greeted by nice clean comfy room. The hotel is in a good area for bars and restaurants - far enough away from campus that you can be with adults, but still get the college vibe. Overall this is a solid choice for travel to Lexington. Easy to get to and central to everything.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Alex Lugo, General Manager at Hilton Lexington Downtown
Responded Aug 24, 2020
Thank you Sean for taking the time to give us a review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that we are a solid choice for other travelers. Much appreciated, hope your travels bring you back to Lexington, KY!
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$149 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hilton Lexington Downtown
Which popular attractions are close to Hilton Lexington Downtown?
Nearby attractions include Mary Todd Lincoln House (0.2 miles), Rupp Arena (0.08 miles), and University of Kentucky (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hilton Lexington Downtown?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness center.
What food & drink options are available at Hilton Lexington Downtown?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hilton Lexington Downtown?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hilton Lexington Downtown?
Conveniently located restaurants include Corto Lima, Tony's of Lexington, and Triangle Grille.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hilton Lexington Downtown?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Hilton Lexington Downtown have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hilton Lexington Downtown offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hilton Lexington Downtown located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.03 miles away from the center of Lexington.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hilton Lexington Downtown?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hilton Lexington Downtown offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Hilton Lexington Downtown?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Mary Todd Lincoln House (0.2 miles), Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate (1.7 miles), and Latrobe's Pope Villa (0.7 miles).