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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University

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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room and hotel was extremely clean. The only issue I had was with noise in our room due to a refrigerator defrosting. Advised the staff and manager, and they made the situation right and placed the refrigerator under repair. Truly professional staff and would highly recommend this hotel based on cleanliness and location!

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Long Island, NY
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a campus visit at UK. Hotel was convenient to campus, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good with some hot and cold options and we had no issues. Our room was right near the pool so there was a chlorine smell but once inside the room it faded and was not too bothersome. It was obvious the... More 

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10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and clean. 2 blocks west of campus - easy walk over. Close to Luckys Market - good food, good beer. Breakfast was decent - staff was nice and helpful. Pool is quite small but looked clean. Beds comfy. Shower pressure good. Parking was a little limited.

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Thank Lee K
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University, responded to this review

Dear Lee K, Thank you for your candid review of our hotel. We are glad to hear you found our location convenient to your needs and found our staff nice and helpful. It is our goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodations at our hotel and your comments regarding the parking area are very much appreciated. This is one... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This hotel is almost finished with it complete renovation project. They have done a wonderful job. Bedding is so comfortable - pillows are even labeled soft and firm with embroidery on pillowcases. Hot buffet breakfast was super. They have something for everyone. I am gluten allergic and they even had gluten-free blueberry muffins. A variety of restaurants are walkable and... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

First impression... Great city, obviously a lot based around horseracing. We got in early Monday afternoon and checked in asked front desk clerk about local brewhouses/ restaurants for dinner. Within 30 seconds he printed 2 pages and a map for us with only 4star or better. He was very hospitable and I even managed to get 500 bonus pts for... More 

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

Thank you so much for the great review! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Our staff takes great pride in providing you with the best stay experience possible and I'm so glad we were able to do that for you. We hope you enjoyed the show and that you come back to stay with us the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at a bunch of different hotels during our trip and this one is by far the best. It has the best mattresses, pillows and room cleanliness of all of them. The whole room is just perfect and the front desk help is wonderful. Just stay here. Your search is over.

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

Dear George, Wow! Thank you so much for the awesome review!! Our staff takes a lot of pride in doing whatever we can to make each stay great for our guests and I'm so glad we were able to do that for you! We can't wait to see you again next time you are in town! More 

Orlando, Florida
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494 reviews
216 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 522 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I was in town for a basketball tournament and chose this Holiday Inn Express location over others because of its distance from Rupp Arena-just over one mile and an easy walk down Broadway! I arrived early and was assigned a room for my 2 night stay. I had booked a room with 2 queen beds because it was the least... More 

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

Dear BerlinG-ParisF, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your recent stay. I'm so sorry you experienced issues with noise and parking during our renovation! We have tried to make sure the renovation has minimal impact on our guests and we thank you for your understanding and patience during this time. Our renovation... More 

Long Branch, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Great location for UK visit. Very friendly staff. The room was clean and beds were very comfortable. Major complaint was every time the room above flushed toilet or showered, it was extremely loud. Next visit I will request to stay on top floor.

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Thank marylm719
Sarah M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington- Downtown / University, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, marylm719! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm so sorry to hear you experienced some noise from the room above you. We will certainly look into that to try to fix it for our next guest. We are in the middle of a full renovation and they just completed the top floor!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice location and clean. Easy drive to rupp and close to everything. There is a train that passes by occasionally, but not too bad. Compared to staying downtown the price is worth the short commute to rupp. Parking will run you 12 to 20$ at rupp.

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Covington, Kentucky
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99 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Well let's start with the bad a train that rolls by on a regular basis. I'm not sure if you could request a room further from the tracks and it be quieter. The room was of above average size but some of the furnishings looked like they had seen better days. The rate was ok so I guess that could... More 

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

Steve H. - Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review! I'm so sorry you experienced noise due to the train. That is one downside to our central location! We are actually getting ready to undergo a renovation, during which we will be replacing all the furnishing! I hope you can come back and see... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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 Street, Lexington, KY 40504
Location: United States > Kentucky > Lexington
Price Range: $132 - $209 (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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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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