Hotel and Travel



Hotel Information

Hilton Lexington Downtown Hotel

Hilton Lexington Downtown

369 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507

The Hilton is located in the heart of Lexington, about one mile from the UK campus, and is a 15-minute drive from Lexington's Blue Grass Airport.

  • Rate: $153 (Single or Double)
  • Cut-Off Date: July 1, 2019 (or when block is full)
  • Reservations: Call (859) 231-9000 and mention CBMI or book online.

Complimentary in-room wireless internet is included.

Hyatt Regency Lexington Hotel

Hyatt Regency Lexington

369 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507

The Hyatt is located in downtown Lexington, about one mile from the UK campus, and is a 15-minute drive from Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport.

  • Rate: $164 plus taxes (Single, Double, Triple or Quad)
  • Cut-Off Date: July 5, 2019 (or when room block is full)
  • Reservations: Call (800) 233-1234 and mention CBMI or book online.

Complimentary in-room wireless internet is included.


Travel Information

Lexington is situated at the intersection of two major interstates: I-75 and I-64. Lexington is easily accessible by car or plane and is within 600 miles of 75% of the U.S. population.

Although Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport (LEX) is served by many airlines, the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is approximately 80 miles north on I-75, and the Louisville International Airport (SDF) is approximately 80 miles west on I-64.

Airport Transportation

Hyatt Regency: Call the hotel main line (859) 253-1234 ext. 8 and confirm that you have arrived.The shuttle will usually be there within 15-20 minutes.

Hilton-Lexington Downtown: Use the courtesy phone located at baggage claim upon arrival (859) 231-9000. The shuttle will usually be there within 15-20 minutes.

Remember there will be several hundred participants traveling on Sunday. Please be patient.


Conference Transportation

CBMI will provide complimentary shuttle transportation from both conference hotels to and from CBMI classes on the UK campus. The transportation schedule will be available soon and will also be available at each hotel front desk, at on-site registration, and in your packet.

Lexington Climate

Summers in Lexington can be hot! Average daytime temperatures tend to be in the upper 80s, with nightly lows in the 60s. Be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket for air-conditioned meeting rooms and/or cool evenings as well as an umbrella for that possible rainstorm.

Parking on Campus

Participant parking is located in South Limestone Garage (Parking Structure #5).  The charge to park in Parking Structure #5 is $2 per hour, with a maximum per day charge of $16. You will not be able to purchase parking passes from CBMI. Pay directly in the parking structure via machines on the 1st and 3rd floors, which accept cash and credit/debit cards.


Lexington, Kentucky

Located in the heart of the world-famous bluegrass region of the United States, Lexington is well recognized for its picturesque horse farms situated on hundreds of miles of rolling bluegrass hills. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington is home to such world renowned attractions as the Kentucky Horse Park, the world’s first park devoted to the horse; the famous Keeneland race track; The Red Mile Harness Track; and many of the world’s most famous private horse farms. With a population of 322,000, the Lexington metropolis area offers the cultural advantages of a large city with easy access to these beautiful surroundings. The downtown area has shops, museums, parks, and restaurants to entertain visitors. Enjoy the best of both worlds in Lexington, a lively, hospitable city located at the center of Kentucky’s spectacular horse country.

The University of Kentucky

Located in the heart of the beautiful Kentucky bluegrass region, the University of Kentucky is Kentucky’s flagship institution. Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution, the 716-acre UK campus serves approximately 31,000 students. Offering more than 200 majors in 18 academic or professional colleges, UK is one of only a few universities in the country with a teaching and research campus and a medical center. With virtual classrooms, distance learning, and a library which serves citizens throughout the state, UK is ranked among the top universities for innovations in technology.