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 courtesy holds for FNU commencement guests (an interactive map is available below this hotel listing):  

Best Western Parkside Inn - 80 Chenault Road, Frankfort, KY (23.7 miles from venue, via I-64 E) - 20 per day held for FNU for the following dates: 9/24 & 9/25. Room type(s): Upgraded Two Double Beds. Rate: 89 + tax. Credit card required for security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 502.695.6111. Group name or code: “Frontier Nursing University Commencement'' must be mentioned to be eligible for special group rate. Offer ends on 9/3/2021 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

Home2Suites by Hilton - 105 Allen Way, Frankfort KY (23.7 miles from venue, via I-64 E) - 10 per day held for FNU for the following dates: 9/24 & 9/25. Room type(s): 12 single king beds & 8 dbl queen beds. Rate: 119 + tax. Credit card required for security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 877-213-5163 or CLICK HERE for online booking link. Group name or code: “FNU” must be mentioned to be eligible for special group rate. Offer ends on 8/30/2021 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

Holiday Inn Express - 1000 Vandalay Drive, Frankfort, KY (28.7 miles from venue, via I-64 E) - 20 per day held for FNU for the following dates: 9/24 - 9/26. Room type(s): 15 dbl queen + 5 single King. Rate: 129 + tax. Credit card required for security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 502.352.4650. Group name or code: “Frontier Nursing” must be mentioned to be eligible for special group rate. Offer ends on 9/17/2021 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

Courtyard Keeneland/Airport - 3100 Wall Street, Lexington, KY (4.7 miles from venue, via Harrodsburg Road) - 10 per day held for FNU for the following dates: 9/24 & 9/25. Room type(s): King. Rate: 139 + tax. Credit card required for security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 859.296.0460 or CLICK HERE for online booking link. Group name or code: “Frontier Nursing” must be mentioned to be eligible for special group rate. Offer ends on 8/24/2021 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

Residence Inn - 3110 Wall Street, Lexington, KY (4.7 miles from venue, via Harrodsburg Road) - 10 per day held for FNU for the following dates: 9/24 & 9/25. Room type(s): Studio. Rate: 159 + tax. Credit card required for security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 859.296.0460 or CLICK HERE for online booking link. Group name or code: “Frontier Nursing” must be mentioned to be eligible for special group rate. Offer ends on 8/24/2021 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

Holiday Inn Express - 365 Commerce Drive, Versailles, KY (12.4 miles from venue, via US 60) - 20 per day held for FNU for the following dates: 9/24 - 9/26. Room type(s): 6 king, 10 dbl queen, 4 king suites. Rate: 104 + tax. Credit card required for security guarantee. Refund available if requested within the cancellation window. Book by phone: 859-873-5501 or CLICK HERE for online booking link. Group name or code: “Frontier Nursing” must be mentioned to be eligible for special group rate. Offer ends on 8/30/2021 or when rooms are filled, whichever comes first.

CLICK HERE FOR MAP showing 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 Commencement@frontier.edu.