Accommodations

 

We are excited to offer 3 hotels with reduced room rates for conference participants. These group rates are available at the Marriott Spring Hill Suites, the Holiday Inn Express, and the University Inn, all of which are located within a mile of the University of Kentucky.

 

A list of other hotels near the University of Kentucky can be found here. Please keep in mind that taxi and bus service in Lexington is limited. We strongly recommended booking a hotel within walking distance of the University of Kentucky Campus. Intra-campus buses and shuttles can also be caught near hotel locations to reach campus; however, these bus routes are only available Thursday and Friday of the conference. 

 

Lexington also offers a range of alternatives, including AirBnB and VRBO.

Marriott SpringHill Suites

863 S Broadway, Lexington, KY

(859) 225-1500

 

Queen or King Suites

$109/night

Rooms available at this price until January 7, 2017.

For reservations call the hotel directly and request the group rate for the Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference or book online here

 

The SpringHill Suites Lexington near the University of Kentucky is approximately 5 miles from the Bluegrass Airport (LEX) and minutes from Downtown. Every room includes a wet bar with mini-fridge, coffee maker, microwave, and Queen size sofa bed. Amenities include free high speed internet, free breakfast, a fitness center, and an indoor pool.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1000 Export St, Lexington, KY 40504

(877) 834-3613

 

Single Room

$119/night

 

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington- Downtown/University is located just two blocks from the University of Kentucky, and approximately 5 miles from the Bluegrass Airport (LEX). Take advantage of a complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast bar each morning, free wireless Internet access, a Business Center, and a Fitness center and indoor pool.

 

University Inn Hotel

1229 S. Limestone (at Waller Avenue), Lexington, KY 40503

(859) 278-6625

 

2 Queen Bed Room

$105/night

Rooms available at this price until January 23, 2017.

For reservations call the hotel directly and request the group rate under the code "UKECO"

 

The University Inn Hotel is located minutes from the University of Kentucky campus and is approximately 5.5 miles from the Bluegrass Airport (LEX). Every oversized room includes refrigerator, television, and 2 Queen size sofa bed. Microwaves are available upon request. Amenities include free high speed internet, a complimentary continental breakfast, and a fitness center.

 

Transportation

Airport Information

Lexington has its own airport (LEX), although costs can at times be significantly higher than at surrounding airports. We recommend pricing flights to Louisville (SDF), Cincinnati (CVG), and Lexington (LEX). However, please keep in mind that both Louisville and Cincinnati are about 1.5 hours away by car and there are no public transportation or shuttle options. 

 

More information about taxi and shuttle servies to and from Lexington's Bluegrass Airport, as well as public transportation from the airport to downtown Lexington, is available here.

 

In Town

For in-town bus transportation visit  Lextran

On Campus

All intra-campus buses and shuttles are provided free of charge to UK students, employees and visitors. Routes for campus shuttles and buses can be found here. You can also track buses in real time herePlease note, on campus buses and shuttles will only be available Thursday and Friday of the conference.