Experience Red Roof Lexington South

2651 Wilhite Drive, Lexington, KY 40503 | 937-328-1541
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Welcome, and Explore!

Welcome to Red Roof Lexington South: We are located nearby the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Horse Park, Rupp Arena, and downtown Lexington. We're just 3 miles to UK, Fayette Mall, and Central Baptist Hospital; Rupp Arena Keeneland Racetrack and Kentucky Horse Park are also nearby. Red Roof Lexington South is also surrounded by many, many restaurants within 1/2 mile.  The rooms at this 100% smoke-free inn feature new, comfy Rest Suite beds by Serta, plush high-end bedding, new modern design flooring, comfortable new seating, and a large, flat-screen TV. Red Roof Lexington South features a conference room, free WiFi, a coin laundry facility, flat screen TVs and an elevator! Experience Red Roof Inn Lexington South and come visit the horse capital of the world!

Family Fun: Cultural attractions, casual and fine dining, sporting events, nightlife, and shopping – explore it all in downtown Lexington. Red Roof Inn Lexington South is just a little over 3 miles away from all of the attractions in downtown. Head next door to Malibu Jack's Indoor Theme Park with go karts, an arcade, mini golf, laser tag, a 4D motion theater and more! The Summit at Fritz Farm, "Where style meets food and fun"just opened, too (1.4 miles). Kentucky Horse Park is 15 miles away, and admission includes museum admission and a horse-drawn tour. With plenty of food to eats, vendors to shop, and horses to see, there's a ton for everyone in the family to enjoy! 

Live Entertainment & Events:  Looking for sports or live events? Rupp Arena in the Lexington Convention Center is home to Wildcats Basketball and other events all year round! We’re 4 miles away! Baseball season is here, and Whitaker Ballpark, home of the MiLB team the Lexington Legends, is just 11 miles away from our inn. Check the schedule and take yourself out to a ball game! Just 7 miles away from us is Keeneland Racetrack where year-round tours are available and special events are always occurring year-round. Come to one of the premier performing arts centers in the region, the Lexington Opera House hosting An American Paris 3/27-3/29 and more (4.2 miles). 

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Visit Lexington like a Local

Horses, bourbon, food, nightlife – Lexington has it all! Experience Lexington like a local by watching this video. Don’t forget to book with Red Roof!

Along The Bourbon Trail

When visiting Kentucky, tasting the bourbon is a must. Learn the history and go on a bourbon tour at a distillery or take the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail.Book with Red Roof!

UK Sports

Got tickets? Watch this humorous video about UK's clear bag policy while spectating a sporting event! Book nowVideo Credit

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Things to Do Nearby

Looking for something fun to do nearby? Educational or historical? View all of the exciting options on this page and discover the many perks that come with staying at our hotel!


100% Pet-Friendly

Did you know that at Red Roof Inn Lexington South, your pet can stay FREE! Yup, that’s right. Next time bring your furry four legged family member along and book with us! Only 1.6 miles from our property, The Wellington Dog Park is 3.4 acres with mature trees, all enclosed in a horse-farm style fencing with mesh backing!


Visiting Campus?

Just 2.2 miles away is the University of Kentucky - attending a meeting or planning a visit to your alma mater or to see a loved one? Save time on the commute and spend more of your time visiting campus. Transylvania University is also nearby, only 4.1 miles away! Book with Red Roof!


Fast. Free. Verified.

We've been audited, verified and qualified for certification! Verified Wi-Fi means Red Roof now offers speeds that will allow you to stream your favorite movies, video games and music when staying at our Red Roof property. Explore this site to experience FAST + FREE activities nearby, and let Red Roof Inn Lexington South be your companion!


Retail Therapy

Love to shop? You're in luck. Red Roof Inn Lexington South is only 1.2 miles away from the largest mall in Kentucky, the Fayette Mall.


“Frequent Visitor, Excellent People”

"I want to send out a very sincere Thank You to Red Roof South in Lexington Kentucky. I stay very often for the horse business, and I could stay anywhere really, but I stay at this Red Roof because the rooms are cost conscious, the staff is top notch, and they always treat me very well. I especially want to thank Windy & Marla who I have gotten to know that the front desk for taking pride in their jobs and caring about the people who stay at their location. I will not stay anywhere else on any trip to Lexington."


Close to Local Hospitals

Red Roof Inn Lexington South is located near several hospitals. Rest easy at night knowing that you are close by. We are by Central Baptist Hospital (1.7 miles), University of Kentucky Hospital (2.6 miles) and Saint Joseph Hospital (3 miles). Book here!


Close to the Airport

We're just 7.4 miles away from Blue Grass Airport. Make the trip to or from the airport one of the easiest parts of your trip! Reserve your room today!


Eat Well, Sleep Well

Good meals and great times are right around the corner. Enjoy Gattitown (walking), Starbucks (walking), Red Lobster (walking), Chick-Fil-A (walking), McDonalds (0.24 mile), Wendy's (0.25 mile), Olive Garden (0.5 mile), Chuy's (1 mile), O'Charley's (1 mile) and Applebees (1.4 miles). Book Now!