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Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington
Ranked #2 of 71 Hotels in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed February 4, 2010

The value is outstanding. The nightly reception and the made to order breakfast make staying at this hotel a great value especially when traveling with children. When we visit our son at the University of Kentucky it is always our plan to stay at this hotel.

  • Stayed: January 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 19, 2010

We have stayed at this hotel a few times, and really recommend it for business or leisure, we stay for both.
The rooms have been recently re-decorated and are very clean and comfortable, and feel safe. The staff is always professional and friendly. We like the Managers reception from 5-7 pm, with drinks and munchies - a time to wind down and the breakfast is a buffet that has everything as well as a chef to create your desired food choice.
We will be back for sure!!

  • Stayed: January 2010, traveled on business
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Reviewed January 16, 2010

I stayed with my sister, nephew, his wife, and their two children(ages 8 & 10). The Atriums with numerous fountains and plants were beautiful. There was a large and very clean indoor pool that the kids really enjoyed. The rooms were decorated in a calm and eye pleasing style, and all of the furniture was comfortable. There was a nice hospitality get together in the early evening that we all enjoyed, and you could not have asked for a better staff. I live in Florida, and do a lot of leisure travel within the state and other areas as well. This hotel went way beyond my expectations. My nephew lives in the area, and we both would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 15, 2010

Stayed here on the way back to maryland. Hotel is nice rooms are nice. Bathrooms are a little small. Hotel could use a little updating bedding could be better, bedding a little thin. Breakfast is great. Rooms service was very good

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 6, 2010

This Embassy Suites is the best-managed hotel I've ever stayed in. The staff is incredibly attentive, helpful and prompt. The hotel itself is new (new mattresses, flat screen TVs, etc.) and very well kept. They have free hors d'oeuvres at the bar every night. The room service is good. This was our second stay--the hotel is halfway between my in-laws' house in Michigan and my parents' house in NC, and we plan to keep coming back every Christmas break. A very restful stop on a long road trip.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 5, 2010

Plenty of selections at breakfast. We practically made a meal of the afternoon reception. All staff were attentive and hospitable. This is an attractive, comfortable hotel, with roomy suites and nice amenities. Typically Embassy Suites.

  • Stayed: January 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 2, 2009

We got there and enjoyed the free drinks. The free appetizers were mainly just vegetables and chips, but whose going to complain about free.

The room was nice and quiet. I never had any problems with noise.

The bartenders were very nice and friendly. We had a great time just sitting and talking with Al. The majority of hotel staff was good except a couple of occurences. The maid just walked into our room one time while my wife was in the shower and I was watching TV in bed. One of the guys at the front desk, about 40-45 was a real #$@#. We ordered a pizza and told the guy at the front desk that we were in the bar if the pizza game came. The guy told us that wasn't for him to deal with. I have a few choice words for him and he decided to let it go.

The interaction with the one @##$% would have been enough to keep me from ever staying at a lesser hotel again. However, the rest of the staff was apologetic and the bartender took it upon himself to "correct" the man up front. My only other complaint is the hotel is a little out of the way, but not too bad. It's right across the street from Griffin Gate.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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eslex, Management at Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2010

Dear Sir,

Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your stay at our Hotel. While I was happy to see your overal experience was good, I was shocked by the response you received from one of our associates. This is not the kind of service we provide and it clearly was not according to our standards. I apologize for this negative experience. Thank you for letting us know our other associates did live up to our promise of delivering excellent service.

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Additional Information about Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington

Address: 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-1329
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Lexington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Lexington
#1 Business Hotel in Lexington
#3 Family Hotel in Lexington
#3 Romantic Hotel in Lexington
Price Range: $182 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington 3.5*
Number of rooms: 230
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Embassy Suites Lexington hotel boasts a beautiful setting in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass Country at the University of Kentucky Coldstream Research Campus. Visit our Lexington hotel and you're centrally placed for the finest equine attractions, horse farms and many of the area's major corporate names. ... more   less 
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