The Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Lincoln, Nebraska

The Nebraska State Capitol building dominates the Lincoln skyline
The Nebraska State Capitol building dominates the Lincoln skyline | © MIHAI ANDRITOIU - Alamy Stock Photo
Gabi Ancarola

As the capital of Nebraska, the city of Lincoln is both a picturesque historic town and a thrilling destination with plenty of things to do for visitors of all ages. Spend time exploring the old Haymarket District or stroll through the Sunken Gardens with their gorgeous sculptures and ponds. The white art-deco tower of Nebraska State Capitol boasts ornate murals and marble columns, and the University of Nebraska State Museum has an impressive exhibition of fossilized elephants, and a planetarium. Ready for the adventure? Let’s check out the best hotels in Lincoln, Nebraska – all bookable on Culture Trip.

1. The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel, for classic comfort downtown


Pull-out brown double sofa bed at the The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel, which is decorated in shades of cream, with monochrome artworks on the wall.
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The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel is a trademark haven for comfort and quality in Nebraska. Featuring an elegant lobby, the views of the grand staircase welcome you to an unforgettable experience that will make you feel right at home. Conveniently situated in the heart of downtown Lincoln, the hotel offers easy access to the Nebraska State Capitol, the Haymarket and the Railyard District. Suites and guest rooms feature relaxing beds with luxurious lush bedding and ample work areas. Inside the property you can work out at the fitness center, enjoy a delicious morning breakfast or take a dip in the pool.

2. Embassy Suites Lincoln, for an elegant retreat

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Pool area at the Embassy Suites Lincoln, with cream, geometric floor tiles, large pool and small, circular jacuzzi dug into the floor.
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A stone’s throw away from the University of Nebraska in downtown Lincoln, and right next to the Lied Center for Performing Arts, the premises of the Embassy Suites are a great choice when looking for a hotel in Lincoln. During your stay you can relax at the indoor pool and sauna, or spend some time at the well-equipped fitness center. The hotel also features beautiful suites and accessible guest rooms – and pet-friendly accommodation. Dedicated amenities include free made-to-order breakfast and complimentary evening receptions.

3. Hyatt Place Lincoln/Downtown - Haymarket, for utmost entertainment

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Modern double room at the Hyatt Place Lincoln/Downtown Haymarket, with white double bed, and a separate small living area with cozy grey corner sofa, desk and TV.
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Right in the heart of the Haymarket Entertainment District, Hyatt Place boasts an excellent location – steps away from dozens of restaurants, theaters, art galleries, shops, and live music venues – ensuring a good time and limitless entertainment. Spacious guest rooms, with signature plush beds, and state-of-the-art media and work centers, are all part of the deal. The same goes for the in-room cozy corners with sofas, and the luxurious bathroom vanities. Dining is available in two different on-site restaurants, as well as at the breakfast bar.

4. Hilton Garden Inn Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket, for a perfect location

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Twin room at Hilton Garden Inn Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket, with two double beds that have white bed linen and wooden headboards, facing a wooden chest of drawers and TV.
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Comfy guest rooms and spacious suites ensure you’ll enjoy your time staying at the Hilton Garden Inn, a simple but well-appointed hotel in the heart of town. Eager to enjoy some authentic American cuisine? Try the on-site Great American Grill Restaurant or get hold of beverages and ready-to-cook meals at the Pavilion Pantry. Boasting facilities such as a modern fitness room, indoor pool and hot tub, work center and lounge with cozy fireplace, this hotel does not disappoint.

5. Residence Inn by Marriott Lincoln South, for a home-like atmosphere

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Comfortable outdoor area at the Residence Inn by Marriott Lincoln South with circular brick fire pit, black wicker seating, and large built-in barbecue area.
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It doesn’t matter whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure at Residence Inn by Marriott, as homely comfort awaits you regardless inside stylish suites with individual spaces devoted to sleeping, dining and lounging. The accommodation comes with fully equipped kitchens and complimentary grocery delivery, making it easy to prepare your own dishes. Not in the mood for cooking? Jump out of bed and indulge in the delicious breakfast buffet, serving a delectable mix of hot favorites. Engage in a full-body workout at the sports court afterwards, or discover the nearby attractions, such as Lincoln Children’s Zoo and SouthPointe Pavilions mall.

6. Holiday Inn Lincoln Southwest, an IHG Hotel, for traditional hospitality

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Double room at Holiday Inn Lincoln Southwest, an IHG Hotel, with maroon furnishings including a striped sofa, and a red statement wall.
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Experience the welcoming atmosphere of Holiday Inn Lincoln Southwest during your time out in Nebraska. The venue is in an ideal, quiet location – only 5mi (8km) from the center of town and within walking distance of SouthPointe Pavilions mall, which is perfect for some retail therapy before heading into town. After discovering the unique museums and parks that are waiting for you downtown, go back to your hotel and relax in the heated indoor pool and whirlpool, or taste a delicious selection of American cuisine at the on-site restaurant.

7. The Rogers House Inn Bed & Breakfast, for vintage charm

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Cosy, traditional room at the Rogers House Inn Bed and Breakfast, with wooden double bed, two red armchairs and a lit fireplace with green tiled surround.
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Lavish wooden floors, antique decor and enchanting windows with views, are just a few of the captivating details that will enhance your stay at this bed and breakfast. This traditional property is located in the Historic District, right in the heart of Lincoln. Built more than 100 years ago, the house is filled with timeless charm and gushing with originality. The spacious and bright suites are warm and welcoming, featuring vintage beds and luxurious carpets. During their stay, guests of the inn can indulge in complimentary coffee and tea from the bar, as well as savor a daily chef’s breakfast.

8. Annabell Gardens, for a pet-friendly holiday


Cozy twin room at Annabell Gardens with two double beds, brown carpet, cream walls and a framed landscape painting on the wall.
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Yet another fantastic hotel in Lincoln, Annabell Gardens is your pet-friendly home away from home, which takes infinite pride in making its guests happy and tailoring services according to your needs. Incredibly comfortable suites and guest rooms feature snuggly beds and pillows, ample space, full kitchens with microwave and refrigerators, coffee-making facilities and many more custom amenities. Inside the hotel, take advantage of the delicious complimentary breakfast, as well as slushies, cappuccinos, ice cream and popcorn any time of the day. Venture into the workout facilities for your daily exercise routine, or simply lounge at the beautiful courtyard gazebo with a pool.

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