Indianapolis is a popular place to visit for business conferences, budget-friendly family vacations, car racing, and farm-to-table restaurants. It’s also a great place to experience a live art and culture performance and check out the local craft brewery scene. And whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure, or both, there are lots of great hotels to make your visit pleasant and just like home. Here are the top 10 hotels to book a room at in Indianapolis.
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Conrad Indianapolis Downtown (Prices & Photos)
The Conrad Indianapolis Downtown offers an elegant and sophisticated place to call home when you visit this Indiana city and spend time in the downtown area. Here you’ll find luxury suites with beautiful artwork and even signed pieces by famous artists like Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali. While staying at this hotel, you can workout at the fitness center, make an appointment at the spa and salon, enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, and indulge your taste buds at Tastings – A Wine Experience and the Capital Grille. There’s also an indoor pool and whirlpool here, many accessible for disabled guests, and family services like babysitting, cribs, and a children’s menu.
The Alexander, a Dolce Hotel (Prices & Photos)
Another great choice in Indianapolis is the Alexander, which is in the CityWay area of downtown and just a few minutes from the city’s top attractions. Here you’ll find 209 art-focused and luxurious guest rooms, a $3 million curated art collection, 52 extended stay suites for longer trips, and two bars and restaurants. Guest amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, city views, microfiber robes, mini-fridges, and rain shower heads. Packages are available that include breakfast, food and beverage credits, valet parking, and other perks. For drinking and dining, check out the Plat 99 mixology lounge, Nesso Coastal for Italian flavors, and Market Table or breakfast and brunch.
Hotel Broad Ripple (Prices & Photos)
A comfortable and unique place to stay in Indy is Hotel Broad Ripple, which has 13 rooms in a boutique setting in Broad Ripple Village. The rooms overlook the Monon Trail and are great for a weekend getaway. This trail is ideal for biking, walking, and running, and it stretches from downtown to Westfield about 18 miles away. There’s also the Bunkhouse Lounge here that’s great for enjoying a glass of wine or beer in a casual setting. Visit the hotel’s website to learn about each of the unique rooms available.
Le Meridien Indianapolis (Prices & Photos)
The Meridien is also a top hotel in Indianapolis and right in the heart of the local shopping, dining, and business district. It’s also near the Cultural Trail and an urban bike/pedestrian path for getting some exercise during your visit. Included amenities for the 100 guest rooms here are ergonomic work spaces, 300-thread-count sheets, and high-speed internet access. The hotel is pet-friendly, has a fitness center, and is connected to a couple hundred restaurants and event venues by a skybridge. The onsite restaurant is called Spoke & Steel and serves modern American cuisine.
Omni Severin Hotel (Prices & Photos)
This is a well-established luxury hotel in downtown Indianapolis that dates back over a century. You’ll be a block from the convention center, two blocks to the stadiums where the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers play, and enjoy fine dining at the 1913 Restaurant. There are 424 rooms here, the Wine Thief wine bar, a heated indoor pool, and complete fitness center onsite. Packages are available that include breakfast and for family fun. Pets under 25 pounds are allowed here for a $50 non-refundable cleaning fee.
Ironworks Hotel Indy (Prices & Photos)
Ironworks is a luxury boutique hotel that is also a fun place to stay during your time in the city. It’s on the north side of town near the Keystone Fashion Mall, Monon Trail, Children’s Museum, and NCAA Hall of Champions. There are 120 guest rooms at Ironworks, including pet-friendly rooms for a fee, free parking, a fitness center, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Breakfast is available, and onsite dining options include the upscale Provision on the second floor, Rize for light organic fare, Blue Sushi Sake Grill for creative flavors, and Daredevil Hall for craft beers.
The Westin Indianapolis (Prices & Photos)
Westin is also a good name to know when you’re in Indy, especially if you’re attending an event at the convention center. The hotel is connected to the convention center downtown, and a skywalk will also connect you to the Circle Centre Mall and lots of restaurants and nightlife options. There are 575 rooms in this large hotel that spans 15 floors and 23 meeting rooms. Internet access, parking, and pet-friendly rooms are available for extra fees. Shula’s Steak House is the onsite restaurant that’s open for breakfast, lunch, happy hour dinner, and happy hour cocktails at the No Name Lounge located inside the restaurant. Guests can use the heated indoor pool, whirlpool, and fitness center here too.
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis (Prices & Photos)
Indianapolis’ Hyatt offers a contemporary and convenient place to stay with 499 non-smoking rooms and suites. The list of amenities here includes a pool, onsite restaurant, laundry, room service, fitness center, and meeting facilities. The Eagle’s Nest serves American cuisine and has a romantic rooftop for dining with city skyline views, while Level one is ideal for martinis and appetizers, and Fat Rooster focuses on farm-to-table dining.
JW Marriott Indianapolis (Prices & Photos)
The JW Marriott is also a luxury hotel here that has won many awards and rises 33 stories above the city. You’ll be close to the zoo, White River State Park, and lots of museums when you stay here. You’ll also only need to travel through the covered walkway to reach both the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium. High-speed internet and parking are available for extra fees, but pets are not allowed here. In total, there are 980 rooms at this Marriott, a fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, and onsite restaurants that serve Italian and American cuisine.
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing (Prices & Photos)
Stay at this Indianapolis Sheraton hotel to be in this affluent area of the city on the northern end of the city. It offers a direct connection to the Fashion Mall at Keystone, a heated indoor pool, fitness center, a café and lounge, and a breakfast buffet daily for a fee. Pet-friendly rooms are available, and in total, there are 383 rooms and 12 suites on the 12 floors of this hotel.