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Top Indianapolis Historic Hotels

Ironworks Hotel Indy
4 out of 5
2721 E 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $161 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
4.8/5Exceptional! (981 reviews)

"Love, love this place! It is amazing inside and out!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Ironworks Hotel Indy
The Harney House Inn
3.5 out of 5
345 N. East St., Indianapolis, IN
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4.7/5Exceptional! (137 reviews)
Wonderful historic home

"This lovely historical home is so warm and cozy. Deb is the best kind of host: attentive and kind, and yet respects privacy. We stayed in the “penthouse “ and had the third floor to ourselves!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2020

The Harney House Inn
Old Northside Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
1340 North Alabama Street, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $135 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.7/5Exceptional! (142 reviews)

"Gary was a great host, very interesting person and lots of interesting information. Bed was very comfortable. Room was very quiet."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Old Northside Bed & Breakfast

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Prairie Guest House
2.5 out of 5
13805 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN
The price is $129 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.6/5Exceptional! (142 reviews)

"Beautiful getaway bed and breakfast with lovely historical accommodations and an amazing breakfast cooked by the hosts. The location is right across from Conner Prairie, so we were able to go visit the working farm museum where there is a Headless Horseman celebration going on this time of year. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2020

Prairie Guest House
Stone Soup Inn
3 out of 5
1304 North Central Avenue, Indianapolis, IN
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4.5/5Wonderful! (314 reviews)
Best they could under these circumstances.

"It is a beautiful B&B, too bad due to COVID we couldnt get the whole experience. They did the best they could. Only complaint was that the bed could've been more comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Stone Soup Inn
Looking Glass Inn
3 out of 5
1319 N. New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN
The price is $119 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.5/5Wonderful! (335 reviews)

"The location was great! Beautiful place and very clean. Disappointed with the breakfast possibly because of Covid19. The room was so very hot we checked out early. Thermostat was in the hall and we believe either broken or other guests kept changing it. No home baked goods for guests...not the kind ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Looking Glass Inn
Le Méridien Indianapolis
4 out of 5
123 South Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $127 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
4.4/5Wonderful! (893 reviews)

"I liked the well appointed and comfortable room, the attention to detail in the lobby, and the incredible brunch at Spoke and Steele."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Le Méridien Indianapolis
Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Downtown
3.5 out of 5
10 East Market Street, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $84 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 20
4.4/5Wonderful! (969 reviews)

"The property was nice and clean in the heart of downtown."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Downtown
Hampton Inn Indianapolis Dwtn Across from Circle Centre
3 out of 5
105 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN
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4.4/5Excellent! (964 reviews)

"Location and ease of access: if you want to be in the heart of indy fir food and fun the hampton is a good pick. Easy to get in and out of and updated/clean. Standard rooms are normal/smallish but you arent downtown to spend time in your room. Easy walking to everywhere."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Hampton Inn Indianapolis Dwtn Across from Circle Centre
Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites
4 out of 5
120 W Market St, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $135 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
4.3/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"The rooms were very nice and the staff were extremely friendly."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
4 out of 5
One South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $129 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,147 reviews)

"Great location. The experience was excellent and. Exceeded. my expectations"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis at the Capitol
3 out of 5
320 N Senate Ave, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $93 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
4.3/5Excellent! (164 reviews)

"Clean hotel nice size room staff very good . The only thing didn’t like didn’t know 25.00 a night to park ."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis at the Capitol
Crowne Plaza Indianapolis - Downtown Union Station
3.5 out of 5
123 W Louisiana St, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $104 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
4.2/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"Great place close to everything downtown. Place was spotless."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Crowne Plaza Indianapolis - Downtown Union Station
Omni Severin Hotel
4 out of 5
40 West Jackson Place, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $110 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 24
4.2/5Very Good! (981 reviews)

"City view balcony was beautiful! Service was fabulous and Starbucks is downstairs in the lobby!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Omni Severin Hotel
Inn at the Villa
3 out of 5
1456 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN
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4.2/5Very Good! (226 reviews)

"This was a very charming, neat, clean, relaxing, historic home that delivered more than expected! The full breakfast was excellent and the staff was wonderful. Lots of extra touches that made me really feel special. Very classy but not “stuffy”. I will definitely be back!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018

Inn at the Villa
Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel
3.5 out of 5
31 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN
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The price is $87 per night from Nov 13 to Nov 14
4.1/5Very Good! (991 reviews)

"King size room was nice, it was in a corner, had no problems."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel
The Columbia Club
3.5 out of 5
121 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN
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3.8/5Good! (582 reviews)
NO HOT WATER NO INTERNET Will NEVER stay again.

"First thing arriving we have our cooler that we brought checked. We were told we can not bring in alcohol. That is by far the dumbest rule I have ever had in all the hotels I have ever stayed with. So among the soda, water, juice, and sandwiches we had six beers that we had to "coat check" as I, ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2017

The Columbia Club
Super 8 by Wyndham Indianapolis/Emerson Ave
2 out of 5
4530 S Emerson Ave, I-465, Exit 52, Beech Grove, IN
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The price is $57 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
3.7/5Good! (489 reviews)

"Good place to stay. Pet friendly. Clean. Close to food and Walmart."…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Indianapolis/Emerson Ave
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Guide to Indianapolis Historic Hotels

When you go on a Indianapolis getaway, it's easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your room having all the familiar amenities. But sometimes opting to stay in a more unique location can enhance your stay. Staying in a Indianapolis historic hotel still provides you with a well-appointed room and one with lots of personality. Additionally, it affords you the chance to immerse yourself in Indianapolis's past.

If These Walls Could Talk

Many of the traditional hotels in Indianapolis transport you to a historic period right from the start. From unique architecture to locations steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you immediately feel like you are a time traveler, not a tourist. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these accommodations may be historic, they have most up-to-date conveniences to help you relax on your trip. You will discover rooms furnished with a comfy bed and just about everything else you might want for a marvelous getaway.

Once you've checked-in and had a look around your hotel, you can check out the art galleries and renowned landmarks to appreciate more of the Indianapolis's culture. If you love history, then you have come to the right place. Indianapolis has 9 historical landmarks and buildings in the area. After visiting places like Madame C. J. Walker Building, Benjamin Harrison House, and Broad Ripple Park Carousel you'll be able to write your own guide on Indianapolis. Oh, and don't forget to add in a trip to Indiana World War Memorial Historic District. Looking for more things to do in Indianapolis? You can see what fellow visitors found worth visiting in Expedia's comment section. You'll find 11441 suggestions in our comment section on great places to enjoy breakfast, more sightseeing opportunities, and what they liked most during their time in Indianapolis.

Your Indianapolis Accommodation Is Waiting

If you desire to get the most out of your Indianapolis visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this historic city. With Expedia having 998 of these one-of-a-kind hotels to select from. Rates on these Indianapolis historic hotels range from $57 to $161. You're certain to find at a great rate. But, like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get a place in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Indianapolis?
Some time exploring the notable monuments in Indianapolis will be a draw for the history buff or anyone who wants to learn about the local history. And while you’re here, you can check out the fascinating museums and entertainment choices. You can also discover the area’s great live music.
What's the best hotel in Indianapolis to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Columbia Club is a top 3.5-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers a restaurant. Hilbert Circle Theatre is a short walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Omni Severin Hotel and Inn at the Villa.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Indianapolis?
Indianapolis has 1001 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 128 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Indianapolis?
Indianapolis is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Murat Center, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Residence and Jail, and Hilbert Circle Theatre. Known for its museums and live music, cultural venues include 8 Seconds Saloon, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, and Indiana War Memorial. Other popular sights include Bankers Life Fieldhouse and Lucas Oil Stadium.
What is a historic hotel like in Indianapolis?
A historic hotel gives guests a chance to stay in a building officially recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world have had many former lives and uses, such as stately homes, palaces or even lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Indianapolis often preserve authentic characteristics like traditional architecture and period features in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the building and architecture itself. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the place’s cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Indianapolis have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay should expect the popular amenities you’d get from a hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi, and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Indianapolis doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s rundown.

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