Accommodations

There are basically two options for accommodations: On-campus housing, and local hotels/motels. The on-campus housing is less expensive, but extremely basic.  For information, see the bottom of this page.

In choosing an accommodation, please note the location of the workshop building (see map below), which is:

Biological Pharmaceutical Building (Bio-Pharm)
789 S. Limestone
Lexington, KY 40536-0596

The closest housing is the Holiday Inn Express.

HOTELS/MOTELS

We have negotiated university rates for workshop participants at the local hotels below.  The room blocks are reserved for arrival Sun., June 5 and departure Fri., June 10.  A limited number of rooms have been blocked the day before and after the arrival and departure dates mentioned.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS
40 rooms blocked (20 single / 20 double) @ $107.00/night plus room tax)
Deadline to reserve: May 16th
Group Code:  LIN
To make your reservations call 859-389-6800 or book online at http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/lexington/lexky/hoteldetail
Distance: .45 miles

SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT
30 rooms (20 Queen Suites / 10 King Suites) @ $104.00/night plus room tax) 
Deadline to reserve:  May 15th 
Please mention the "LINKS16" when calling to make your reservation.
To make your reservations call 859-225-1500
Distance: .68 miles 

UNIVERSITY INN
10 rooms blocked (3 Full Doubles @ $97.00 / 3 King Kitchenette @ $101.00 / 4 Queens @ $91/night plus room tax)
Please mention the group code "LINKS" when calling to make your reservation.
To make your reservation call 859-278-6625
Distance:  .3 miles

HILTON LEXINGTON/DOWNTOWN HOTEL
10 room blocked (10 Standard Guest Rooms @ $122.00/night plus room tax)
Please mention room block "LINKS Conference" when calling to make your reservation.
To make your reservations call 859-231-9000 or toll free 1-877-539-1648 or click on the link below:
Distance:  1.3 miles

Here is a map showing some of the closer hotels:


UNIVERSITY STUDENT HOUSING

PLEASE NOTE THE CAMPUS HOUSING LOCATION HAS CHANGED FROM HAGGIN HALL TO CHAMPIONS COURT I:
Location: Champions Court I, University of Kentucky, 344 South Martin Luther King Boulevard, Lexington, KY  40526
Distance:  .88 miles

A block of rooms has been reserved for campus housing arriving Sunday, June 5 and departing Friday, June 10. Please contact Summer Conference Housing if you need to make additional room reservations before and after the arrival and departure dates mentioned.  You may be asked to stay at another location on campus and then move into the LINKS campus housing block.

Summer Conference Housing contact:  uksch@uky.edu  or front desk # for Champions Court 1 is 859-629-3777.  You will call this number when you arrive to be let in the front doors of Champions Court I.  The email address is more efficient than the phone number if you have questions.

You will be able to check-in and get your suite key when you arrive.  Be sure to call the number, 859-629-3777. For security protection, the doors will be locked but someone will be at the front to let you in.  Suggestion:  You might want to check ahead of time with Campus Housing to find out exactly where to go although we have the address listed above.

2-Bedroom Suites
Single Person - $80/night/(includes linens-pillow, sheets, blanket, towel, washcloth; toilet paper and soap not included) 
Double (2 People Sharing) - $45/night/person (includes linens-pillow, sheets, blanket, towel, washcloth; toilet paper and soap not included)

Payment options are still pending and will be due before you check-in but you are welcome to go ahead and book your room. 

About Campus Housing "Need to Know":

  • If something is not working properly, you may call FIXIT 859-323-4948.
  • Washing machines are available in Champions Court I, but you need to provide your own detergent.
  • Elauwit is UK Housing's TV and internet provider.  Their contact is 800-611-9837.  You may sign in for wifi as a guest.
 
CAMPUS PARKING AND DIRECTIONS TO CHAMPIONS COURT I:

Parking for Champions Court I guests please contact UK Parking Special Events, Brandy Reynolds, at bareyn2@email.uky.edu or 859-257-9680 to obtain parking information and maps.  Be sure to contact Parking at least a week before the Workshop.  Parking Offices will be closed on the weekends.

Directions to Champions Court I from Bluegrass Airport

18 minutes  6.2 miles

1. Take a left onto Man O'War Blvd.

2. Take your first right onto Versailles Rd./US-60 E.  Continue to follow US-60 E.

3. Continue straight to stay on Versailles Rd.

4. Stay straight to go onto W. Maxwell St./KY-1974.

5. Turn right onto S. Martin Luther King Blvd.

6. Champions Court I at 344 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. is located on the left.


Directions From Interstate 75, Newtown Pike Exit to Champions Court I on 344 South Martin Luther King Boulevard.

16 minutes  5.1 miles

1.  Exit Interstate to Newtown Pike South.
2.  Turn left onto W. Main St./US-25 S/US-421 S.  Continue to follow US-25 S/US-421 S.
3.  Turn right onto S. Broadway/US-60 W/US-27 S/US-68 W.  Continue to follow S. Broadway/US-27 S/US-68 W.
4.  Turn left onto W. Maxwell St./KY-1974.
5.  Turn right onto S. Martin Luther King Blvd.
6.  Champions Court I at 344 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. is located on the left.
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