The double-height columns of the porch instantly offer guests an insight into the elegance and luxury of the Campbell House Lexington, Curio Collection by Hilton.

The boutique hotel sits two miles away from Lexington, Kentucky’s bustling downtown and combines a rich history and Southern hospitality with new renovations and modern amenities. The fantastic service and sumptuous rooms make this hotel a favorite for all VIPs visiting the area, as the hotel also boasts an on-site 24-hour fitness center, an indoor heated pool, and an award-winning restaurant.

Thanks to its location near many sports grounds, The Campbell House is an excellent choice for guests interested in horse-racing or basketball or for those who just want to experience some of Kentucky’s signature charm.

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1.Campbell House Rooms and Suites

Campbell House Rooms and Suites  

The Campbell House has 250 total guest rooms spread across its sprawling, white-façade building. The décor throughout the establishment is influenced by both the area’s history and horseracing preoccupation, leading to equestrian and antebellum flourishes.

All the hotel’s guest rooms offer complimentary high speed Wi-Fi, coffee makers, premium cable channel on 37-inch flat screen LCD televisions, and beds with pillow-top mattresses and outsized leather headboards. Air conditioning and heating have in-room controls to adjust to all seasons, while black-out curtains on the windows allow for uninterrupted lazy mornings. The white-tile bathrooms come with bathroom necessities and hair dryers, and irons and ironing boards are also supplied for guest comfort. For security and peace of mind, all guest room doors have double-locking systems and electronic locks.

Standard rooms are available in regular or oversized options, with the only real difference being the amount of floor space around the beds. These guest rooms also have the option of one king-sized bed or two queen-sized beds, depending on the preferred sleeping arrangements.

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The Campbell House’s suites are a step up in both space and amenities, and all of them are two-room suites plus a bathroom. The One King One Bedroom Suite and Two Queen Beds One Bedroom Suite come with a separate living room complete with an armchair, ottoman, and sofa to ensure maximum comfort.

The One King Bedroom Suite with Fireplace Dining represents the pinnacle of relaxed luxury, as the sprawling room features a 47-inch television, separate bath tub and shower in the bathroom, and the height of in-room dining. There is a wet bar, a kitchenette with mini refrigerator, and a dining table with chairs to ensure a sumptuous, private dining experience. The statement fireplace makes for a charming feature during the summer and a warm treat during the winter, making for a cozy and intimate feeling.

There is also a large variety of accessible accommodation available for guests with mobility, auditory, or visual needs. The king- or two queen-sized rooms have a wide range of features to help guests depending on the room type. These range from roll-in showers for wheelchair users to visual alarms and notifications to replace knocks or phone calls for guests with hearing difficulties.

Animals up to 50lbs are allowed to stay the the Campbell House. Keeping a pet in your room incurs a non-refundable deposit. Service animals are also allowed for guests with needs, and the deposit is not required under those circumstances.

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2.Dining at Campbell House

Dining at Campbell House  

Kilbern’s Restaurant offers a resplendent Southern dining, serving up traditional American fare that holds its own as a favorite spot for the locals. You’ll find fried chicken, steak, and pot-stickers, along with a buffet style brunch at weekends. No trip to Kilbern’s is complete without the famous bread pudding, and it prides itself on being one of the few true Southern dining rooms still around.

Kilbern’s is open for breakfast and lunch from 6.30am to 2pm. It serves dinner between 5pm to 9pm.

Room service is also available to guests at the Campbell House who wish to eat in the comfort of their own rooms. The menu is available from 6.30am until 11pm, providing for both early risers and late-night cravings.

Added to the Campbell House in 2006, Bogart’s Lounge was originally designed to be an upscale nightclub. Instead, it has come into its own as a bar and lounge, offering an excellent selection of drinks and appetizers. Besides the cocktail menu, the bar is best known for its local Kentucky bourbons. Knowledgeable bartenders can recommend you the best tipples and help guide your tasting experience according to your own preferences.

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3.Meetings & Weddings

Meetings & Weddings  

Inside the Campbell House, there are fourteen different meeting and conference rooms available to hire. Private events can be booked for all manner of occasions and guests, and the 18,000 square feet of function space is ideal to rent for weddings, gatherings, and corporate events.

The set-up of rooms is very flexible, allowing for up to 500 people to attend events such as weddings or receptions. In contrast, there is a total of 26,000 square feet available to rent for meetings, meaning there is space for up to 2,100 people to attend conferences.

The hotel also has over 50 years of experience with wedding planning, so it offers help for organizing receptions, ceremonies, catering, and everything in between. Wedding hire includes a dedicated event planner, and various other staff such as floral artist, entertainers, and photographers can also be organized to help make your dream wedding a reality.

Named for a Lexington native, the Gay Brewer Jr. Course at Picadome is a mere 500ft away from the Campbell House so golf enthusiasts have easy access. The facility was originally built in 1927 and therefore offers a course with a distinctly old style. The greens undulate, the fairways are lined with trees, and landing areas are compact. With a par of 72, the 18-hole course is exciting and challenging for amateurs and pros alike.

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4.Plan This Vacation

Plan This Vacation  

The Campbell House in Lexington is located a comfortable two miles from the city center, making for a pleasant walk or a quick drive into downtown. There are a lot of attractions nearby that provide appeal for guests in the heart of the Bluegrass region, as well as various arts festivals which that at different points in the year.

Sports fans will be entertained by both the Commonwealth Stadium (home of the Kentucky Wildcats football team) and the Kentucky Basketball Academy. Both locations frequently hold games that are sure to entertain and enthuse, and the Commonwealth Stadium’s impressive 61,000 seating capacity means that the University of Kentucky Wildcats play in front of cheering hometown crowds.

If horse racing is more your thing, Lexington is famous for its races. The Keeneland Race Track and Red Mile Harness Race Track are within a few miles of the hotel, and the races are held fairly often. The Red Mile is notable for its harness races, in which horses pull two-wheel carts during their race. Keeneland Race Track also holds auctions for those wishing to purchase thoroughbred or bloodstock race horses.

The University of Kentucky and Sullivan University, Lexington also have campuses in the city, which make for educational and interesting trips. The University of Kentucky has fifteen libraries on campus, almost thirty thousand students and, due to its founding in 1865, boasts some beautiful architecture in the city.

The University of Kentucky is home to the UK Arboretum, which is also known as The State Botanical Garden of Kentucky or Lexington Arboretum. Consisting of 100 acres, it is open from dawn till dusk and contains a mixture of local and international flora that represent the biodiversity found both across the world and throughout America’s own states. It’s a pleasant green space to wander through or picnic in, though the heat during the summer can be oppressive.

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Distillery is fifteen miles east of the Campbell House and offers tours around its premises to give guests an insight into the making of Kentucky bourbon. The tour provides a history of the drink, an insight into flavors and the bottling process, and a tasting of the distillery’s award-winning craft bourbon for guests over 21. The standard tours last for an hour, though there are other options that span two hours and provide a more in-depth look at Kentucky’s best-known spirit.

1375 South Broadway Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40504, Phone: 859-255-4281

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