Editor picks: Hotels near University of Kentucky

by Alexander Castro  |  Published January 26, 2017

Located in Lexington, the so-called “Horse Capital of the World,” the University of Kentucky is a massive institution with a student body 30,000 strong. To serve this prodigious number of knowledge-seekers, the university offers 93 undergraduate programs. Students should have no trouble finding research material: there are 15 libraries on campus. Also on-site is the Commonwealth Stadium, home to the school’s Wildcats football team.

Ranked as one of the 17 “cleanest cities” by Forbes, Lexington is bordered by pastureland and greenbelts that help to preserve its horse industry. Looking to spend some time in this “Athens of the West?” We’ve selected three of the area’s best hotels for your consideration. All three are affordable and have been rated highly by past guests.