Lexington is a hectic city with multiple events happening at the same time. Be sure and book your hotel early to avoid disappointment! Scroll to the bottom of the page for Kentucky Horse Park Campground information and local airport information. Suggested hotels listed below:

Clarion Hotel – Host Hotel


1950 Newtown Pike

Lexington, KY 40511

Call 859-233-0512

Be sure to mention Road to the Horse

Free Parking. Free Wi-Fi. Free Breakfast Buffet Daily. Less than 3 miles from the Kentucky Horse Park

On Site Restaurant: Courtland’s Southern Kitchen. On Site Lounge: Sport’s Page Bourbon Bar and Grill.

Embassy Suites Lexington – Official Hotel of Dan James


1801 Newtown Pike

Lexington, KY 40511

859-455-5000 or 1-800 Embassy

Be sure to mention Road to the Horse Group Code RDH for discounted rate

Less than 5 miles from Kentucky Horse Park

Includes a FULL cooked to order breakfast each morning, nightly managers reception from 5:30pm-7:30pm which includes complimentary cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks and light snacks. Each room is a two room suite (separate living room and bedroom) with free WIFI.

Fairfield Inn and Suites – Official Hotel of Jim Andersonfairfieldinnsuites16

2100 Hackney Place

Lexington, KY 40511

Here at Fairfield we are offering discounts to Road to the Horse, just mention Road to the Horse during your reservation! As one of the closest hotels to the Kentucky Horse Park enjoy a free hot breakfast, free internet, pets are welcome, and we sit onsite to Cracker Barrel.

Phone: (859) 977-5870

Four Points by Sheraton Lexington – Official Hotel of Nick Dowers


1938 Stanton Way

Lexington, KY 40511

Hotel Direct: 859-259-1311

Reservations: (US and Canada) 888-627-8157


Conveniently located at Exit 115 off I-75/ I-64, we are the closest full-service hotel to the Kentucky Horse Park, venue for Road to the Horse.  Stay with us and we’ll give you free stuff that you’ll actually want – like free breakfast, parking, WiFi, and bottled water. Enjoy our spacious rooms, on-site restaurant and lounge, indoor pool, and fitness facility; all completely renovated in 2015!  Pets are welcome.

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa – Official Hotel of Vicki Wilson


1800 Newtown Pike

Lexington, KY 40511

Hotel Direct: 859-231-5100

Reservation: 1-877-901-6632

Please click here or call 1-877-901-6632. Ask for the ROAD TO THE HORSE 2018 Room Block rate of $139.00

Enveloped by the rolling hills of beautiful Bluegrass Country, Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa is a true urban oasis, located just minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park. Guest rooms at our hotel feature stunning contemporary decor and high-tech amenities like LCD TVs and high-speed Internet access. Indulge in flavorful seafood, mouthwatering filets and decadent desserts at JW’s Steakhouse, our famous restaurant, or enjoy appetizers and cocktails in JW’s Lounge. Our Lexington Marriott is also home to indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, 18-hole golf course, full-service spa and 28,000 square feet of event space.

Residence Inn by Marriott North – Host Hotel

1080 Newtown Pike

Lexington, KY 40511


Request Road to the Horse Rates

Residence Inn by Marriott, Lexington North offers the warmth of southern hospitality and charm! To summarize, Residence Inn suites provide a sofa sleeper in the living area, and a kitchen with full sized stainless steel appliances. Our hotel provides amenities including full kitchens, free grocery delivery, free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and the Residence Inn Mix®. Hotel features spacious studio suites, sleeping 1 – 5 adults, and penthouse 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suites, sleeping 1 – 6 adults. Only two miles to Lexington’s beautiful downtown with upscale restaurants and shopping. Six miles to the KY Horse Park! Click here.

21C Museum Hotel Lexingtonmodel-room-web

167 West Main St

Lexington, KY 40507


Deluxe Guestrooms with free Wi-Fi for Road to the Horse guests.  Please mention Road to the Horse when making a reservation.  Call 859-899-6800

21c Museum Hotel Lexington is a combination boutique hotel, contemporary art museum and restaurant in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. The hotel is housed in downtown Lexington’s historic Fayette National Bank Building, the city’s first skyscraper originally designed by famed New York architecture firm McKim, Mead & White. Woven into the fabric of downtown, 21c welcomes Road to the Horse guests to enjoy the curated exhibitions and cultural programming.

Comfort Inn & Suites


2400 Buena Vista Road

Lexington, KY 40505


Request Road to the Horse Rates

The newly remodeled Comfort Inn & Suites is located just off I-75 on exit #110 (US60/Winchester Rd). You will be 4 short miles from downtown Lexington, less than a mile from Hamburg Pavilion Shopping with lots of restaurant options to explore, and just 15 miles from the Kentucky Horse Park. You will enjoy all the new updates and luxuries of a newer hotel. Included with your stay is: free hot buffet breakfast, free Wi-Fi, indoor pool, fitness facility, business center, fresh baked cookies, fresh coffee in lobby 24/7, refrigerator/microwave in every room, and more!

Courtyard by Marriott Lexington North


775 Newtown Court

Lexington, KY 40511

(859) 253-4646

Call central reservations at 800-228-9290 or click here.

 Book before 3/1/18 and be sure to mention Road to the Horse for special group rate

At the Courtyard Lexington North, you’re only 2 miles from downtown Lexington and 6 miles from Kentucky Horse Park. Plus, you’ll enjoy free WiFi throughout the hotel, indoor pool/fitness center, complimentary on-site parking, The Bistro serving both breakfast and dinner and brand-new guest rooms with spacious layouts and plush bedding!

Courtyard South Hamburg – Off I75lexce_phototour40

1951 Pleasant Ridge Drive

Lexington, KY 40509

Hotel Direct: 859-263-9090

Please click here to book your group rate for Road to The Horse 2018 or call the hotel and ask for the special ROAD TO THE HORSE 2018 room block rate

The Courtyard Lexington South/Hamburg Place surrounds you with the conveniences that make travel easy. Enjoy shopping and dining while being perfectly situated less than 15 miles from the Kentucky Horse Park. After an exciting day of equestrian fun, walk across the street to Harry’s and Malone’s, a favorite Lexington restaurant duo. Enjoy getting ready for the day in one of our beautiful guest rooms and don’t forget to stop in at our Bistro, serving breakfast w/ Starbuck’s coffee, dinner and cocktails. When you’re ready to unwind at the end of the day, take advantage of our indoor swimming pool, exercise room or courtyard area out back.

Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn

1973 Plaudit Place

Lexington, KY 40509

Please call 859-543-8300 or click here to reserve your room.

Be sure to mention Road to the Horse to get the group discount that includes a full cooked to order breakfast.

Experience the warmth of a Kentucky welcome with a stay in a stylish, well-equipped Lexington guest room featuring either two queen beds or a single king bed.

Hyatt Place Lexingtonhyatt

2001 Bryant Road

Lexington, KY 40509

Phone: 859-296-0091 or 888-492-8847

Request Road to the Horse Rates

Amenities: Free Breakfast Buffet, Free Wi-Fi, Free Parking, Indoor Pool and Workout Facility, Bar Serving Beer, Wine, and Specialty Drinks, Located Off I-75 in the Hamburg Area.

 LaQuinta Inn and Suitesquint

1920 Stanton Way

Lexington, KY 40511


Request Road to the Horse Rates

Closest to the Kentucky Horse Park, next to Cracker Barrel and proximate to downtown and sights of interest, hotel keeps a recommended Restaurant Guide. Guest laundry, all rooms have microwaves/fridges, free parking and pet friendly!

Residence Inn South Hamburg – Off I75lexri_phototour28

2688 Pink Pigeon Parkway

Lexington, KY 40509

Hotel Direct: 859-263-9979

Please click here to book your group rate for Road to The Horse 2018 or call the hotel and ask for the special ROAD TO THE HORSE 2018 room block rate

The NEWLY RENOVATED Residence Inn Lexington South, located in the Heart of Hamburg Pavilion, where there are over 100+ shops and restaurants, is the perfect hotel for your equestrian stay. Located directly off I-75, our all-suite hotel is less than 15 miles from The Kentucky Horse Park yet still in a location with much to do. Our hotel offers larger than average guestrooms that are apartment style. Enjoy a complimentary full hot breakfast with gluten free alternatives and soy and vegetarian options. Our staff is here to provide you with Marriott’s legendary service, while enjoying a bit of local flare in the Bluegrass Region as well.

Sleep Innsleepinn

1920 Plaudit Place

Lexington, KY 40509


Request Road to the Horse Rates

The newly renovated Sleep Inn offers a very convenient location right off I-75 on exit #108 (Man-O-War Blvd) directly across from Hamburg Pavilion Shopping. You will be just 6 miles from downtown Lexington, surrounded by an abundance of tasty restaurants within walking distance, and just 17 short miles from the Kentucky Horse Park. You will enjoy a free full hot breakfast buffet, free Wi-Fi, business center, fresh hot coffee 24/7 in lobby, refrigerator/microwave in every room, new mattresses and bedding, new carpet, new décor, updated breakfast area, and more!

SpringHill Suites Near UK – & Red Mile Horse Racinglexsh_phototour56

863 South Broadway

Lexington, KY 40504

Hotel Direct: 859-255-1500

Please click here to Book your group rate for Road to The Horse 2018 or call the hotel and ask for the special ROAD TO THE HORSE 2018 room block rate

The SpringHill Suites Lexington, NEWLY RENOVATED as of March 2018, is less than 10 miles from the Kentucky Horse Park and absolutely gorgeous! Be one of the first to enjoy the new product of this smart and stylish all-suite hotel, offering a fresh perspective that will turn everyday trips into memorable experiences. Take part in all things equestrian while staying at the only Kentucky hotel with suites overlooking the Red Mile Harness Race Track. After a revitalizing sleep in our signature bed, refuel with our complimentary hot breakfast buffet or get energized in our fitness facility. Our heated indoor pool with whirlpool will be perfect after a day full of equine activities, or if you’d like, take a quick stroll over to a local brewery or restaurant and relax with family & friends.


TownePlace Suites by Marriotttownplace

Lexington South Hamburg Place

1790 Vendor Way

Lexington, KY 40509

859-263-0018 – Be sure to mention Road to the Horse

Centrally located off I-75 at exit 108 – Man O War Blvd. Extended stay property with full size kitchens in all the suites. Offer apartment living with the comfort of hotel amenities, services and spacious suites. Within walking distance to major restaurants and retail businesses. The TownePlace Suites Lexington South/Hamburg Place is Real Living

KHP Camp GroundKHP-Campground

Campground offers 260 spacious sites with 50/30/20 amp electric and water. All sites are 55′ paved back-ins with fire rings and picnic tables. Two dump stations are provided for your convenience as you exit the park.

A full service facility, our campground has many extras for your comfort including a grocery store/gift shop and two bathhouses with modern conveniences. During your stay, be sure to take advantage of our tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, cool off in our junior Olympic-size swimming pool and participate in our planned activities.

2018 Event Location

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Alltech Arena

4089 Iron Works Parkway

Lexington, Kentucky 40511

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Surrounding Airports

Blue Grass Airport

4000 Terminal Drive

Lexington, KY 40510


Louisville International Airport

600 Terminal Drive

Louisville, Kentucky


Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

2939 Terminal Drive

Hebron, KY 41048