Conveniently located off I-75 and 11 miles from the Blue Grass Airport (LEX), the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Lexington, KY is just five miles from the University of Kentucky and Rupp Arena, home of Wildcats basketball. You also won’t have to go far to see top equine attractions like the Kentucky Horse Park and the Thoroughbred Center.
In addition to a great location in the heart of the Bluegrass region, our hotel offers welcoming amenities such as a complimentary, hot breakfast and a heated indoor pool. Free high-speed Internet access makes sharing pictures of the kids cheering on the Wildcats quick and easy, too. Standard amenities include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Enjoy space for the whole family in our rooms and suites, and request cribs or rollaways for your little ones. Goose-down bedding offers extra comfort for a great night’s sleep, and useful appliances make reheating leftovers easy. Amenity highlights include:
For a romantic getaway, reserve our Whirlpool Suite with a king bed and a whirlpool for two.
Bars & Restaurants
Pick up a free weekday newspaper, pour a cup of gourmet coffee, and help yourself to the complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. You’ll find everything from Belgian waffles to fresh fruit.
For lunch and dinner, meander over to the Smashing Tomato for a memorable pizza. Celebrating a special anniversary? Make reservations at Malone’s to enjoy a romantic atmosphere and juicy steaks.
Things to Do in Lexington
While visiting the “Horse Capital of the World,” you’ll want to see the Kentucky Horse Park and the Thoroughbred Center and maybe catch a race at Keeneland. Had your fill of horses? Check out these other hot spots:
University of Kentucky – The state’s flagship institution draws students and Wildcats fans from across the country. We’re just five miles from the campus, so visitors are close to campus tours and athletic events.
Rupp Arena – Located in Lexington’s historic West End 12 minutes from the hotel, this arena is home to the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, repeated national champions.
Lexington Opera House – Drive a quick four miles to the region’s premier performing arts center, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. You will fall in love with the 19th-century ambiance as you enjoy a live show.
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Plan Your Next Group Visit
Bringing a group of college kids to tour UK or a group of adults to watch races at Keeneland? Call our hotel to set up room blocks and enjoy competitive rates. If you qualify for our TourStop® program, you’ll receive even more perks like a welcome reception upon arrival.
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