Whether you're visiting Paducah on business or leisure, you're in for a treat. As you'd expect of somewhere that's been named a UNESCO Creative City, it's packed with things to see and do, from artist workshops to underground breweries, state parks to civil war museums (and not forgetting, of course, the hugely popular National Museum of Quilts). But as everyone knows, hotel choice can make a huge difference to a vacation. To get yours off to the best possible start, check out our round-up of the 10 best hotels in Paducah, Kentucky.
10. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Paducah
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Paducah has everything you'd expect of a top-notch hotel, and a little more besides. The amenities are extensive, with guests free to enjoy meeting room facilities, a 24-hour business center, free self-parking, free wifi in common areas, and tea and coffee on tap. The rooms are equally noteworthy and include conveniences such as sofa beds, fridges, microwaves, coffee makers, and Smart TVs.
9. Homewood Suites By Hilton Paducah
If spacious, scrupulously clean rooms, a welcoming staff, a convenient location, and a very edible complimentary breakfast tick your boxes, you might want to consider Homewood Suites By Hilton Paducah. Guest are treated to light, tastefully decorated rooms complete with air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and all the other conveniences you'd expect. Free wifi is offered throughout the hotel, and there's also an indoor pool to enjoy.
8. Drury Inn Paducah
With an ideal mix of comfort, value, and convenience, Drury Inn Paducah makes a great choice of hotel for business travelers and vacationers alike. All of Paducah's main attractions and business centers are within easy reach. Rooms are spacious and well equipped. The amenities aren't quite so extensive as some of the city's larger hotels, but there's still enough on offer (including a complimentary hot breakfast, free wifi, and free evening snacks and beverages) to keep guests happy.
7. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Paducah West
Ranked by Trip Advisor reviewers as one of the best hotels in Paducah, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Paducah West offers comfortable accommodation at a great price. Rooms are spacious and light, with enough conveniences (including air conditioning, free wifi, and flat-screen TVs) to meet expectations. Amenity-wise, guests can expect a 24-hour front desk, free daily newspapers, a pool, breakfast, and a relaxing outdoor patio. It might not be the most luxurious hotel in Paducah, but for guests looking to combine value with comfort, it's ideal.
6. Drury Inn & Suites Paducah
Booking.com reviewers have awarded Drury Inn & Suites Paducah a superb 9.2 out of 10 rating. It's not hard to figure out what's got them so excited. Its location just 8km away from the National Quilt Museum and other top attractions can't be faulted, and neither can the tip-top accommodation. Each room comes with a microwave, a small refrigerator, and a flat-screen LCD TV with cable channels. If you want a bit of extra space, you've got the option to upgrade to a room with a separate living room area. The amenities are just as excellent, with a snack shop, a 24-hour fitness center, free wifi, a complimentary hot breakfast, and free evening food and beverages available for guests to enjoy.
5. Pear Tree Inn Paducah
The Pear Tree Inn isn't the fanciest or swankiest place in town. If you're expecting butler service, rooftop bars, and infinity pools, you're not going to get them. But while it doesn't do luxury, it does do affordable. The rooms are clean, spacious, and modern, with everything you'll need for a restful stay. The staff are its shining glory, going out of their way to make feel guests feel comfortable and at home. If you're looking for a great service at a great price, it's ideal.
4. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson promises a home away from home in a convenient location just off the I-24. The hotel is set just five miles from some of Paducah's top attractions, putting you within easy reach of the Carson Centre and the National Quilt Museum, a major tourist destination that vacationidea.com ranks as one of the best things to do in Paducah. The accommodation is spacious and comfortable, with enough amenities (including an indoor heated pool, a fitness center, a business center, and free wifi) to keep you happy. The service is welcoming and friendly. Despite being one of Paducah's top-rated hotels, it's also one of the most affordable. If you're looking for a great hotel at a price that won't break the bank, it's well worth considering.
3. Auburn Place Hotels and Suites
If the milk and cookies served in the lobby every evening weren't enough to tempt you, the rest of Auburn Place Hotels and Suites amenities definitely will. Included in the extensive list of facilities include a twenty-four-hour business center, free internet access, a health and fitness center, an indoor pool, same-day dry cleaning, an onsite washer and dryer, an ice machine, and a suite shop stocked with every kind of beverage and snack you could ever want. There's also a complimentary hot breakfast with a choice of Belgian waffles, cereals, yogurt, fruit, bread, and biscuits and gravy.
2. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Paducah
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Paducah is a top-notch hotel with some top-notch facilities. In addition to soundproofed, luxurious rooms with enough mod cons to keep even the most demanding visitor happy, guests can also enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, a spa tub, free WIFI, and a 24-hour business center. A very hearty breakfast is included in the room rate. Location-wise, it couldn't be better, with key attractions like Kentucky Oaks Mall, Stewart Nelson Park, Players Bluegrass Downs, and Noble Park all within just a few minutes drive.
1. The 1857
Recommended by PlanetWare as one of the top hotels in Paducah, The 1857 offers comfortable, spacious accommodation in a historic setting. Thanks to its stellar location, guests have easy access to the attractions and sights of the downtown. With just ten tastefully decorated rooms to its name, the hotel offers a charming, intimate stay for guests who prefer the personalized service of small boutiques over the anonymity of larger resorts and chains.
Written by Dana Hanson
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