Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University

1000 Export StreetLexington40504USA
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About Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University is a leisure hotel near the University of Kentucky and Lexington Bluegrass Airport.

The air-conditioned rooms provide free Wi-Fi, free local calls, flat-screen TV, ensuite, hairdryer, ironing set, tea and coffee maker and daily housekeeping. Adjoining rooms are also available.

The smoke-free hotel offers limited front desk, front desk safe, laundry facilities, dry cleaning service, business center, meeting room, conference space, fitness center, free parking, indoor pool and spa tub.

An Express Start Breakfast buffet is available each day while nearby restaurants offer other meals throughout the day.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington-Downtown/University is close to the University of Kentucky, Rupp Arena, Convention Center, Commonwealth Stadium, University of Kentucky Hospital, Mary Todd Lincoln House, Henry Clay Estate and businesses such as PNC Bank, Ashland, Fifth Third Bank, IBM and St. Joseph Hospital.


1000 Export Street, Lexington, KY, 40504, USA
Telephone: +1(859)3896800 | Fax: +1(859)3896801 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Breakfast Gets a Thumbs-Up

Most guests rate the breakfast very good. Others mentioned they were happy to see a mix of things including some gluten-free items. Chances are, although it's not a huge buffet of every food known to mankind, it does provide substance and variety.

Wonderful Pool Area

Several guests mentioned that they really enjoyed the indoor pool provided by the hotel. It was decent size and it included seating for those who may not want to swim. Plus it also featured a spa tub for relaxing.

Nice Lexington Location

For people who want to be near the University or several businesses, they mentioned that this hotel is excellent choice. The proximity to the University of Kentucky isn't very far away silver parents visiting their students it's a nice option.

Negative Reviews

Good But Not Great

According to some guests, while the hotel isn't bad by their standards, it's not exceptionally great either. At best, some people feel it's a mediocre hotel. For the price they paid, some guests expected a bit more are expected it to look a bit more modern than it does.

Small Odd Issues

Some visitors had some minor issues like toilets that refuse to flush, furniture that seem to be missing and appliances, like refrigerators, that weren't there either.

Odors Apparent in Some Rooms

Some guests mentioned that if you have a sensitive nose you might notice it smells a bit moldy or even like smoke. However, most visitors here didn't seem to have an issue with smells.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 3103 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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8.6 out of 10 based on 3103 reviews