Offering sweeping views of the Ohio River, you’ll relish Evansville’s unique neighborhoods, attractions and events. The town ebbs and flows with the seasons in this pretty corner of Indiana, where the Fall Festival is one of the biggest street festivals in the US. Of course, you’ll need a fantastic base from which to plan and recover from all the action. Here’s our pick of the best hotels in Evansville, bookable on Culture Trip.
You know you’re in for a winner at a DoubleTree as soon as you’re handed a warm, freshly baked cookie at checkin. Want more than that? Well, you’ll be located in central Evansville, and even connected to the Ford Center and Old National Events Plaza via skybridge. The accommodation is comfortable, modern and spacious, rendered in muted tones with cocooning headboards to ensure a relaxing night’s sleep. There’s also a bar and restaurant, 24-hour fitness center, and outdoor pool.
Ideally located for a day of leisure near Evansville attractions such as Eastland Mall, Mesker Park Zoo and Bosse Field, you’re well-positioned for a good time in this Marriott offering. The accommodation, all warm hues and plush fabrics, is comfortable and homey, while some rooms have red leather sofas and walk-in showers. If you’re hungry, there’s an American restaurant for breakfast and dinner, plus an indoor pool and chilled-out media pods.
This spacious hotel offers a convenient stay near the commercial hub of Evansville and is located about 11mi (18km) from Evansville Regional Airport and 5mi (8km) from the University of Evansville. Coffee and cookies await you on checkin, along with a roaring fireplace – or outdoor pool, depending on the temperature – and complimentary evening drinks. You can also pick up sundries at the minimart.
With both the Ford Center and downtown within 7mi (11km), you’ll find this contemporary lakeside hotel just off Interstate 69. It’s all about giving you space to breathe, with airy reception spaces, a lounge and a picturesque outdoor patio by the water. There’s a fitness center and an indoor pool with a hot tub, while breakfast with fruits, pastries and cereals is available for a fee.
This unfussy yet friendly hotel gives you everything you need to launch yourself into the numerous activities of the surrounding area. Native American archaeological site Angel Mounds is an eight-minute drive away, and you’re also close to Mesker Park Zoo and the Reitz Home Museum – a well-preserved Victorian home. When you want to stay in, a cozy media room with an open fire will keep you warm. A generous breakfast is complimentary, and you’ll find a 24-hour gym, heated outdoor pool and even a beauty shop and a barber for when you want to switch up your look.
The ever-reliable Holiday Inn Express Evansville West is just 2mi (3.2km) from Howell Wetlands, 5mi (8km) from the Evansville Museum and a short drive from the University of Evansville and University of Southern Indiana. Only ten minutes from the airport, you’ll be ideally placed to experience everything Evansville has to offer. Rooms feature sleeper couches, and better still, the hotel is pet-friendly, so you’re free to bring your four-legged friend.
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