Local Attractions

Rupp Arena, part of The Lexington Center, is located in a very walkable area of downtown Lexington, KY. The Center is conveniently situated within 10 miles from both I-64 and I-75, and just under 6 miles from Blue Grass Airport. There are numerous hotels and restaurants within easy reach. Below are some links to help you plan your trip:

Area Lodging

The following hotels offer special pricing and/or courtesy holds for FNU commencement guests (an interactive map is available below this hotel listing)

** BOOK EARLY… Local hotels are filling quickly due to numerous area events the same weekend as commencement. **

  • Best Western Parkside Inn - 80 Chenault Road, Frankfort KY (23.7 miles from venue, via I-64 E) - 20 rooms per day held for FNU for the following dates: Friday, Sept 25 & Saturday Sept 26. Room type: Upgraded Two Double Beds. Rate: $89 + tax. Must provide credit card for security guarantee. Book by phone - 502.695.6111 and request to book under event name "Frontier Nursing University Commencement." Offer ends on Sept 4, 2020 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lexington W - Versailles - 365 Commerce Drive, Versailles KY (12.4 miles from venue, via US 60) - no rooms being held but FNU corporate rate of $104 + tax is available. CLICK HERE to book online and use this code in "Corporate ID" box when booking: 786899381 Offer ends when rooms are filled.

  • Home2 Suites by Hilton - 105 Allen Way, Frankfort KY (23.7 miles from venue, via I-64 E) - 15 rooms per day held for FNU for the following dates: Friday, Sept 25 & Saturday Sept 26. Room type: Standard Studio King or Double Queen. Rate: $119 + tax. Must provide credit card for security guarantee. Book by phone - 877.213.5163 and request to book under event name "Frontier Nursing University" or CLICK HERE to book online. Offer ends on Aug 26, 2020 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites - 1000 Vandalay Drive, Frankfort KY (28.7 miles from venue, via I-64 E) - 20 rooms per day held for FNU for the following dates: Friday, Sept 25 & Saturday Sept 26. Room type: Single King or Double Queen. Rate: $129 + tax. Must provide credit card for security guarantee. Book by phone - 877.213.5163 and request to book under event name "Frontier Nursing University" or CLICK HERE to book online. Offer ends on Sept 10, 2020 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Lexington Keeneland Airport - 3050 Lakecrest Circle, Lexington KY (4.7 miles from venue, via Harrodsburg Road) - 10 rooms per day held for FNU for the following dates: Friday, Sept 25 & Saturday Sept 26. Room type: Double Queen. Rate: $139 + tax. Must provide credit card for security guarantee. Book by phone - 859.224.3338 and request to book under event name "Frontier Nursing." Offer ends on Aug 25, 2020 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

  • Courtyard Lexington Keeneland/Airport- 3100 Wall Street, Lexington KY (4.7 miles from venue, via Harrodsburg Road) - 10 rooms per day held for FNU for the following dates: Friday, Sept 25 & Saturday Sept 26. Room type: King bed w/pullout sofa. Rate: $149 + tax. Must provide credit card for security guarantee. Book by phone - 859.873.5501 and request to book under event name "Frontier Nursing." Offer ends on August 25, 2020 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

 

See map below for hotel locations in proximity to our FNU-Versailles campus and to Rupp Arena.

*Those outside the university who wish to receive this interactive map via email may contact StudentServices@frontier.edu.