The Best Hotels in Indianapolis, Indiana, for Every Traveler

Theres far more to this great city than the Indianapolis 500 motor race
There's far more to this great city than the Indianapolis 500 motor race | © Mcdomx iStock Getty Images Plus
Nicholas Grantham

Indianapolis – or Indy, as it’s known locally – is perhaps best known for the Indianapolis 500 motor race. With Hoosier hospitality and a vibrant cultural offering, it also has a storied sports scene, must-see museums, contemporary cuisine and bustling businesses. Its eclectic hotel scene is suitable for every flavor of traveler, and we’ve picked out the best hotels in Indianapolis – bookable wit Culture Trip.

1. Conrad Indianapolis


A lounge area with modern furniture in a suite at Conrad Indianapolis
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Located in downtown Indianapolis, the Conrad hotel in Indianapolis has excellent service, spacious suites and beautifully designed interiors. Each of the guest rooms comes traditionally furnished and feature spectacular views across the city, while the suites take inspiration from certain art movements, with the Modernism, Pop and Surrealist options offering a unique stay. If you’re looking for a little more in the way of rest and recuperation, check out the in-house spa and salon.

2. The Alexander Hotel


Colorful glass pendant lights hang over the bar and lounge at The Alexander Hotel.
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A contemporary hotel in the CityWay district, the Alexander places a focus on outstanding hospitality and championing local art. Each of the 209 guest rooms has contemporary designs and thoughtful features such as complimentary wifi, a rainfall shower and microfiber bathrobes. For extended stays, try the residences at this Indianapolis hotel, which come with complimentary bikes, kitchens and 24/7 access to the fitness center.

3. Le Meridien


A contemporary fireplace splits the lounge area at Le Meridien Indianapolis.
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Le Meridien is a short walk from several attractions such as the Indiana Convention Center, Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indianapolis Zoo. So close to the convention center, this Indianapolis hotel caters for business travelers with ergonomically designed workstations, high-speed internet and in-room coffee service. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, stop by in-house restaurant, Spoke & Steele, offering a contemporary menu and sleek setting.

4. Omni Severin Hotel


A hotel room with private terrace and city views at Omni Severin Hotel
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Welcoming guests for more than 100 years, the Omni Severin is one of best-known hotels in Indianapolis and located in the heart of the city. Each of the smartly furnished rooms has a traditional aesthetic but comfortable atmosphere with luxury linens, marbled bathrooms and scenic city views as standard. For guests looking to raise their heart rate, the hotel has a 24/7 gym and indoor pool, perfect for getting in a few lengths before hitting the city streets.

5. Ironworks Hotel Indy


Bedroom at Ironworks Hotel Indy, with a double bed, a wooden desk and grey and brown decor
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As the name suggests, the Ironworks, found at Keystone Crossing, promotes the rich industrial history of Indianapolis while offering a first-rate stay. The rooms, while drawing inspiration from the industrial ethos, still offer contemporary comforts such as rainfall showers, quality bathrobes and Keurig coffee makers. Stop by Provision, the in-house eatery, which offers a modern menu with sustainable and locally sourced ingredients.

6. Mint House Downtown


A lounge in a hotel suite at Mint House Downtown
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Built for the business traveler, Mint House hotel in Indianapolis has plenty of instinctive room features to improve the work-while-away experience. Keyless room entry using your cell phone, extra-spacious work desks and ultrafast complimentary internet, should do the trick. Much more like an apartment then your standard hotel rooms, each suite features an in-room kitchen, washer and dryer and smart TV.

7. Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

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The circular bar at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis has wraparound windows and expansive city views.
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Next door to the Indiana Convention Center and a short walk from Lucas Oil Stadium, the Hyatt Regency is in a prime location. Each of the 499 rooms come with plenty of perks, from full concierge and room services to a fitness center and pool access. With such great links to both the stadium and convention center, the Hyatt Regency is an ideal choice for both sports fans and business travelers.

8. Sheraton Indianapolis

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Seating arranged around a firepit on a roof deck at the Sheraton Indianapolis
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Connected to the Fashion Mall at Keystone, a luxury shopping center home to top labels, the Sheraton is an upmarket offering slightly out of central Indianapolis. Each of the spacious suites is crafted with comfort in mind, featuring pillow-top mattresses, room service and king-size beds as standard. Guests are welcome to a complimentary continental breakfast in the restaurant, the Keystone Café, plus access to the heated indoor pool.

Looking for more great accommodation options in Indianapolis? Check out our guide to the city’s top hotels – bookable with Culture Trip.

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