Welcome to our newly renovated Downtown Lexington KY Hotel at the University of KY If you're looking for hotels in Lexington KY that offer excellent amenities and a convenient location then choose the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Lexington - Downtown / University of Kentucky. The hotel is close to the UK campus local hospitals and Lexington Bluegrass Airport (LEX) is just five miles away. Business guests appreciate that our downtown hotel's location in Lexington KY is close to IBM PNC Bank Fifth Third Bank Ashland and UPS. Central Baptist Hospital St. Joseph Hospital and UK - Good Samaritan Hospital also call Lexington KY home. Our hotel's guests love being just two blocks from the University of Kentucky home of the Wildcats. The Lexington Center home of Rupp Arena and the Convention Center is nearby as well. Guests can spend the day touring Ashland the Henry Clay Estate or enjoy an afternoon exploring the beautiful Victorian Square. World-class Thoroughbred racing and picturesque horse farms are can't-miss attractions for visitors to the Lexington area. When you're searching for downtown Lexington KY hotels remember that you can enjoy the complimentary hot Express Start Breakfast Bar each morning. Take advantage of the free wireless Internet access or relax by using the indoor pool and whirlpool. A Fitness Center and Business Center add even more convenience to your stay. We look forward to serving you!