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:

CLICK HERE FOR MAP showing locations close to our FNU-Versailles campus and Rupp Arena. Those outside the university who wish to receive this interactive map via email may contact Commencement@frontier.edu.

Area Lodging

The following hotels offer special pricing and courtesy holds for FNU commencement guests (CLICK HERE FOR MAP):  

Best Western Parkside Inn - Frankfort

80 Chenault Road, Frankfort, KY (23.7 miles from the venue, via I-64 E) - 20 rooms per day held for the following dates: 9/23 & 9/24. Room type(s): dbl queen. Group Rate: $100 + tax. A credit card is required for a security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 502.695.6111. Group name: “Frontier Nursing University Commencement'' must be mentioned to be eligible for group rate. Offer ends on 8/23/2022 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

Holiday Inn Express - Versailles

365 Commerce Drive, Versailles, KY (12.4 miles from the venue, via US 60) - 20 rooms per day held for the following dates: 9/24 - 9/26. Room type(s): 3 king, 17 dbl queen. Rate: $104 + tax. A credit card is required for a security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 859-873-5501 or CLICK HERE to book online. Group name or code: “FNU” must be mentioned to be eligible for group rate. Offer ends on 8/31/2022 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

Holiday Inn Hamburg - Lexington

1976 Justice Drive, Lexington, KY (6.7 miles/22 mins from the venue, via Sir Barton Way and Winchester Rd) - 20 rooms per day held for the following dates: 9/23 & 9/24. Room type(s): 10 king, 10 dbl queen. Rate: $149 + tax. A credit card is required for a security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 888-HOLIDAY or CLICK HERE to book online. Group name or code: “FRO” must be mentioned to be eligible for group rate. Offer ends on 8/31/2022 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

Home2Suites - Frankfort

105 Allen Way, Frankfort, KY (23.7 miles from the venue, via I-64 E) - 10 rooms per day held for the following dates: 9/23 & 9/24. Room type(s): 6 single king, 4 dbl queen. Rate: $129 & $139 + tax. A credit card is required for a security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. CLICK HERE to book online. Offer ends on 8/31/2022 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.