Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington-Downtown, an IHG Hotel

2.5 star property
Hotel with free breakfast, near University of Kentucky

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington-Downtown, an IHG Hotel

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Standard Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Indoor pool
Suite, 1 King Bed (Extra Floor Space) | Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington-Downtown, an IHG Hotel


Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Housekeeping
1000 Export St, Lexington, KY, 40504

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUniversity of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital13 min walk
  • Popular LocationThe Red Mile Racetrack13 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Kentucky14 min walk
  • AirportLexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass)12 min drive

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

  • 322 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

  • 290 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Suite, 1 King Bed (Addl Living Area)

  • 322 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room

  • 322 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed

Suite, 1 King Bed (Extra Floor Space)

  • 342 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Suite, 2 Queen Beds (Addl Living Area)

  • 290 sq ft
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds

About this area


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington-Downtown, an IHG Hotel is located in Lexington. Lexington Opera House and Mary Todd Lincoln House are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Explorium and Lexington Ice Center. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at The Red Mile Racetrack, or consider a night out at The Kentucky Castle.

What's nearby

  • University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital - 13 min walk
  • The Red Mile Racetrack - 13 min walk
  • University of Kentucky - 14 min walk
  • CHI Saint Joseph Health - Saint Joseph Hospital - 15 min walk
  • Singletary Center for the Arts - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Blue Grass Airport (LEX) - 12 min drive


  • Cookout - 8 min walk
  • Sonic Drive-In - 4 min walk
  • Buffalo Wild Wings - 5 min walk
  • Starbucks - 5 min walk
  • Tolly-Ho - 15 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington-Downtown, an IHG Hotel

Property highlights
A free breakfast buffet, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a gym are just a few of the amenities provided at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lexington-Downtown, an IHG Hotel. Free in-room WiFi and a business center are available to all guests.
Other perks include:
  • An indoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • 1 meeting room, a 24-hour front desk, and an elevator
  • Smoke-free premises, luggage storage, and a front-desk safe
Room features
All 96 rooms boast comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-friendly workspaces, in addition to thoughtful touches like free WiFi and desk chairs.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) and free cribs/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 32-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, coffee/tea makers, and heating


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily

Things to do

  • Gym
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free crib
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

Business services

  • 650 square feet of conference space
  • Business center
  • Meeting room


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible gym
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes
  • Free crib
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV with premium satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Free local calls
  • Heating
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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