Welcome to our 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 wired and 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!