There are basically two options for accommodations: On-campus housing, and local hotels/motels. In choosing an accommodation, please note the location of the workshop building (see map below), which is:

University of Kentucky
Gatton College of Business and Economics
550 S. Limestone
Lexington, KY 40506-0034

The closest housing is the University Campus Housing and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hotel.


We have negotiated university rates for workshop participants at the local hotels below.  The room blocks are reserved for arrival Sun., June 11 and departure Fri., June 16.  A limited number of rooms have been blocked the day before and after the arrival and departure dates mentioned.

100 Export St., Lexington, KY  40504
40 rooms blocked (20 single / 20 double) @ $97.00/night plus room tax)
Deadline to reserve: May 19th
Group Code:  LIN
To make your reservations call 859-389-6800 or book online at
Distance: 0.6 walking miles

863 S. Broadway, Lexington, KY  40504  
20 rooms blocked (10 Queen Suites / 10 King Suites) @ $109.00/night plus room tax) 
Deadline to reserve:  May 10th 
To make your reservations call 859-225-1500 and mention the LINKS 2017 WORKSHOP
Distance: 0.8 walking miles 

1229 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY  40503
10 rooms blocked (10 Two-Queen Beds @ $121.28/night includes tax)
Deadline to reserve:  May 10th
Group Code:  GATTON
To make your reservation call 859-278-6625
Distance:  0.7 waking miles

Here is a map showing some of the closer hotels:


Location: Jewell Hall (formerly known as Champions Court), University of Kentucky, 344 South Martin Luther King Boulevard, Lexington, KY  40526
Distance:  0.5 walking miles

The rooms are new and very nice.  See suite layout below: 

A limited block of suites has been reserved for campus housing arriving Sunday, June 11 and departing Friday, June 16. Please contact Summer Conference Housing if you need to make additional suite reservations before and after the arrival and departure dates mentioned.  Please make sure to clearly specify that you are with LINKS when making arrangements.

Summer Conference Housing contact: or (859) 963-3041.  Once on campus, the front desk number for Jewell Hall is (859) 629-3777 if you have any questions.  You will call this number when you arrive to be let in the front doors of Jewell Hall.  

You will be able to check-in and get your suite key when you arrive. 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 get more information on the best place to park and unload, and ask any other questions you have about staying on campus.

Important note: The suites in Jewell Hall are 2 private bedrooms with a shared bathroom. If you would like to share a suite with another LINKS participant (you will have a private bedroom, but will share a bathroom with one person), the cost is very reasonable ($45 per person, per night).  You must have a roommate to receive the $45 rate.  If you want a full suite to yourself (both private bedrooms and the bathroom), you will be charged for the entire suite, which is $80 per person, per night. The prices include a linen pack (pillow, pillow case, sheets, blanket, towel, and washcloth). Toiletries are not included, but soap bars, shampoo, and conditioner are available at the desk if you forget yours. (toilet paper is included)

If you are looking for a roommate to share a suite, please contact Connie Blakemore at  She will connect you with other LINKS participants that have contacted her looking for a roommate to share a suite.  We cannot guarantee you a roommate, so please be prepared to pay the entire full suite cost of $80 if you are unable to share a suite. 

To book your room:  (please put LINKS as your camp/conference association  in the notes at the end of the form). Address inquiries to:  or (859) 963-3041.

Credit card payments are preferred. You will be invoiced after checkout, with directions on how to make payment electronically

About Campus Housing "Need to Know":

  • If something is not working properly, you may call FIXIT 859-323-4948.
  • Washing machines are available in Jewell Hall, but you need to provide your own detergent. Each load is $1.25 and machines accept credit cards.
  • Elauwit is UK Housing's TV and internet provider.  Their contact is 800-611-9837.  You may sign in for wifi as a guest.

Parking for Jewell Hall guests please contact UK Parking Special Events, Brandy Reynolds, at 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 Jewell Hall from Bluegrass Airport 18 minutes  6.2 miles

  1. 1. Take a left onto Man O'War Blvd.
  2. 2. Take your first right onto Versailles Rd./US-60 E.  Continue to follow US-60 E.
  3. 3. Continue straight to stay on Versailles Rd.
  4. 4. Stay straight to go onto W. Maxwell St./KY-1974.
  5. 5. Turn right onto S. Martin Luther King Blvd.
  6. 6. Jewell Hall at 344 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. is located on the left.
Directions From Interstate 75, Newtown Pike Exit to Jewell Hall on 344 South Martin Luther King Boulevard. 16 minutes  5.1 miles
  1. 1.  Exit Interstate to Newtown Pike South.
  2. 2.  Turn left onto W. Main St./US-25 S/US-421 S.  Continue to follow US-25 S/US-421 S.
  3. 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. 4.  Turn left onto W. Maxwell St./KY-1974.
  5. 5.  Turn right onto S. Martin Luther King Blvd.
  6. 6.  Jewell Hall at 344 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. is located on the left.
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