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Lexington, Kentucky

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Why Lexington, Kentucky?


 Our easy-to-get-to location, first-class facilities and unique attractions make Lexington an appealing option for conventions and meetings of all sizes and types, including yours. So take a look around and see what we have to offer.

Maximum City-wide Convention Facilities Capacities 

Max. # of guest rooms in the city: 9000
Max. # of committable guest rooms for citywide conventions: 5000
Max. exhibit hall, meeting and pre-function space at Central Bank Center: 200,000 sq. ft
Max. dedicated exhibit hall space at Central Bank Center: 100,000 sq. ft. (396 10x10 booths)
Largest general session at Rupp Arena: 20,500
Largest general session at Central Bank Center: 7,400 people
Largest banquet capacity at Central Bank Center: 6,700 people
Concentrated parking spaces for attendees (within two blocks of Central Bank Center): over 3,500

 Meetings and Convention Hotels

Hotel Distance from Central Bank Center Max. break-out spaces Larg. gen'l sess. Largest banquet # of Suites Total # of guest rooms Distance to airport in miles  
Hilton Lexington/Downtown Connected by skybridge 20 1000 680 10 366 5 miles  
Hyatt Regency Lexington Connected by skybridge 19 900 650 6 366 5 miles  
Lexington Marriott City Center Two blocks 11 500 450 5 218 6 miles  
Residence Inn Lexington City Center Two blocks 6 575 400 119 119 6 miles  
21c Museum Hotel Three blocks 7 133 104 5 88 7 miles  
The Campbell House Lexington, Curio Collection by Hilton 1.5 miles 12 600 500 15 250 5 miles  
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington Dtwn Area-Keeneland 2.3 miles 2 100 64 16 78 5.6 miles  
Courtyard Lexington North 2.4 miles 2 40 40 12 146 8 miles  
Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa 3.75 miles 26 1370 1000 14 409 9 miles  
Clarion Hotel Conference Center North 3.75 miles 11 860 500 4 291 7 miles  
Embassy Suites UK Coldstream 3.75 miles 13 800 500 230 230 8.5 miles  
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton 3.9 miles 6 300 200 155 155 10 miles  
Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Green 4.5 miles 4 130 120 174 174 7 miles  
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lexington North 4.5 miles 2 120 80 35 114 8 miles  
Quality Inn 4.9 miles 3 75 48 1 123 12 Miles  
Comfort Inn & Suites 5.0 miles 2 55 0 31 105 12 miles  
Origin Hotel  5.6 miles 3 200 140 3 120 8 miles   
Holiday Inn Lexington Hamburg  6.7 miles 3 80 80 7 123 16 miles   
Hyatt Place 6.8 miles 2 150 80 0 127 15 miles  

 As reported by our hotels.

* A "Meetings and Conventions Hotel" is defined as a Lexington hotel with two or more meeting rooms.

Central Bank Center Facts

  • Central Bank Center Brochure
  • 200,000 sq. ft. of flexible convention and event space
    • 100,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space with four halls
    • 29,000 sq. ft. of meeting space with fourteen rooms
    • 24,300 sq. ft. of ballroom space with three rooms
    • 55,000 sq. ft. of club and flexible space

Submit an RFP today and see what Lexington can do for you. Find all of the details you need to host an unforgettable meeting here, or give us a call at (859) 233-1221.

You'll Be Here In No Time.

Lexington is also served by Interstates 75 and 64 as well as U.S. Highways 25, 27, 60 and 68.

Driving Distances Map

City
Distance
Louisville, KY
77 miles
Cincinnati, OH
82 miles
Knoxville, TN
172 miles
Charleston, WV
176 miles
Indianapolis, IN
189 miles
Columbus, OH
189 miles
Nashville, TN
214 miles
Cleveland, OH
331 miles
St. Louis, MO
337 miles
Detroit, MI
345 miles
Pittsburgh, PA
372 miles
City
Distance
Chicago, IL
373 miles
Atlanta, GA
382 miles
Charlotte, NC
401 miles
Birmingham, AL
404 miles
Memphis, TN
422 miles
Milwaukee, WI
469 miles
Washington, DC
512 miles
Buffalo, NY
515 miles
Baltimore, MD
538 miles
Charleston, SC
542 miles
Norfolk, VA
583 miles
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Lexington Is Affordable

Compared to nearby cities, Lexington has the most affordable daily cost by 15%, with visitors saving an average of $44 per day.

Average Total Daily Cost

When considering meal, parking, hotel, and transportation costs, Lexington is the most affordable on average compared to nearby cities.average daily total cost

Average Hotel Price

Lexington has the third most affordable hotel cost by 16% compared to nearby cities. On average, visitors save $24 per night.

Average Meal Cost Per Day

On average, visitors save $15 per day by choosing Lexington, as it has the most affordable meal price by 17% compared to nearby cities.

Average Daily Car Rental Price

Compared to nearby cities, Lexington has the second most affordable rental car cost by 14%. On average, visitors save $6 per day by choosing Lexington.

Average Parking Costs

Lexington has the most affordable hotel parking cost compared to nearby cities by 113%. On average, visitors save $17 per day.

Compared to those same cities, Lexington also has the most affordable cost of street parking per hour by 95%, with visitors saving an average $1.42 an hour.

 

Lexington Will Be 250 Years Young In 2025. Celebrate With Us!

Host a meeting in the Horse Capital of the World during February, June, July, August, November or December 2025, and VisitLEX will help you throw an epic welcome reception. Submit RFP here.