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University Inn Hotel
Ranked #40 of 71 Hotels in Lexington
Racoon, Kentucky
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11 reviews
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“Good Price, Clean and Comfortable”
Reviewed March 2, 2012

This is not a bad place to stay, it is reasonable and clean. The rooms are spacious and the beds are comfortable....Second time staying there and they have a good variety of rooms...The only downside is there is no amenities and it is next to UK's Hospital so you hear sirens quite a bit..

Room Tip: Dont book this room on Priceline, Am-Express, ETC. You can get better price generally by walking in...
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Reviewed January 31, 2012

The management and staff goes above and beyond to provide everything you need. Rooms clean, bedding plush, housekeeping prompt and courteous.
Continental breakfast, fresh coffee and real creamer 24/7 and selection of teas.
I was there for an extended stay, caring for a loved one at the UK Medical Center, and the staff, knowing this, went above and beyond.
Highly recommend.
Front desk staff fantastic!

Room Tip: All good. Front desk staff works with you to accomodate needs.
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
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Troy, Michigan
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Reviewed January 19, 2012

We choose the University Inn as a place for our future in-laws to stay. We were meeting them for the first time and wanted to make sure their stay was enjoyable. The Inn met and surpassed all of our expectations. The rooms were clean, well decorated and the staff extremely pleasant and helpful. We highly recommend it for anyone staying in Lexington.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
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ky
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Reviewed October 30, 2011

Rooms older yet clean. Pillows not comfortable.
Front desk staff very nice and efficient.
Breakfast Lame for the price of the room. Embassy suites are head over heels above this place.
Noisy!!! Can hear everything in nearby rooms so wear earplugs and that MIGHT help.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed September 7, 2011

University Inn was my first taste of not only Kentucky, but the USA and I loved it. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the room spotlessly clean and very comfortable with a decent Continental breakfast. Spent my first 5 nights here before travelling around Kentucky and have re-booked twice.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled solo
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Brazil, Indiana
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Reviewed July 22, 2011

I booked my room on priceline, which can sometimes be scary since you do not know where you are staying until after you have paid, but I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised! I had read some of the other rooms before making the trip and I was a little worried. Our room was exactly as pictured with the white down comforter and very comfortable bed. The room had a fridge and microwave and was very convenient to the ball fields. We were here for baseball and the fields were only 3 miles away. We were on the first floor in the main building and it smelled very good- like cinnamon. I saw others complained of smoking odors, but we did not experience any of these. I was very happy with our room. It was right up there with the Marriots that I normally stay at, except here you also get somewhat of a breakfast and you do not get anything included at the Marriot. Also, the girl at the front desk was very friendly. Hope this review was helpful to future travelers!

Room Tip: main building- first floor, king size bed - very satisfied! No pool, but wasnt a concern of mine
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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louisville
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Reviewed July 12, 2011

This is not even motel 6 material and what makes it worse is the pictures depict this updated room with comfy beds BUT what we were given was a below average bed with thin pillows, worn blankets and a paper thin bed spread...yes bed spread...not comforter. Don't be fooled by the pictures. Also wifi internet access did not work.

  • Stayed July 2011
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Property: University Inn Hotel
Address: 1229 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40503-1061
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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 )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 71 Hotels in Lexington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — University Inn Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 92
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The University Inn offers unique amenities at a value price. We are the closest hotel to the University Of Kentucky Medical Center and Commonwealth Stadium. We offer single, double and king bedded rooms and suites and are a completely non-smoking facility. Special pricing is available for AAA, AARP, groups and medically related stays. We are your home away from home. ... more   less 
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