Welcome to the Gratz Park Inn

Gratz Park Inn - Welcome to Lexington’s Historic District

Authentic and timeless, the Gratz Park Inn welcomes you to sit and stay a spell.

Nestled in the heart of Kentucky horse and bourbon country, we are the only small boutique hotel located in Lexington’s Historic District, within walking distance to all downtown has to offer. Whether you’re a wedding guest, horse enthusiast, bourbon aficionado, corporate traveler or vacationer, the Gratz Park Inn is your destination for historic charm and Southern hospitality.

Our hotel offers a rich combination of appreciating the past while enjoying modern comforts. What could be more inviting than sinking into one of our cozy italian leather chairs in our well-appointed library, sipping some exquisite locally-distilled bourbon while reading a history of the area? Our hotel is full of one-of-a-kind furnishings and luxury extras.

The Gratz Park Inn sits on land first settled in 1781. Our area is full if historic landmarks and our front desk -- certified Southern Hospitality Ambassadors -- are ready to help you plan your Lexington adventure.

"Distilled at Gratz Park" 

 From award-winning Heirloom Restaurant in Midway, Ky stems "Distilled at Gratz Park," serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Chef Mark Wombles and team specialize in farm-to-table fare, incorporating an artful and elevated approach to southern cuisine in a comfortable atmosphere. Located in Historic Gratz Park Inn, the establishment removes all unnecessary ingredients from fine dining, leaving only the artistic expression food.

Wake up to a great breakfast!

Try our "Kentuckian" - two eggs any style , red potato home fries, Stone cross Farm sausage or smoked bacon. 

Another Lexington favorite… Fried Chicken Biscuit N’ Gravy

Join us in our dining room on first floor!

Upcoming Events and Local Attractions

Black Jacket Symphony

Performing Journey's Escape.  A unique concert experience by recreating classic albums in a live performance setting with first class lighting and video production. 

UK vs Florida

Saturday, February 6, 2016

UK vs Georgia

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Uk vs Tennessee

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Jeff Foxworthy & Larry The Cable Guy

Presented by RFD-TV:We've Been Thinking Tour, bringing an unforgettable night of comedy to Lexington.  Both comedians will deliver a laughter-packed evening of all new material before they come together on stage for an uproarious encore you won't want to miss! 

Flashdance The Musical

Presented by Variety Live & The Opera House Fund.  With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. 

Alice in Wonderland

Presented by the Lexington Ballet.  Romeo + Juliet come to the Opera House.  Please note this is not the touring production.  Times:  Friday-8 p.m.; Saturday-2 p.m.

  • Dates: Friday, April 15, 2016 - Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Venue: Lexington Opera House
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily


 Local Attractions

  • The Square  The Square offers visitors an exciting and original mix of shopping, galleries, restaurants, bars, and even a theater and museum for the kids. 401 West Main Street.Lexington, KY 40507
  • Thoroughbred Park - 2.5-acre park with a limestone walking tour of the history of the Thoroughbred.
  • Aviation Museum of Kentucky - Various historical aircrafts with interactive displays.
  • Elk Creek Vineyards - In the rolling hills of Owen County just an hour’s drive from Lexington.
  • Horse & Barrel – British-style local pub.
  • DeVassa Bar & Cafe – Brazilian Tapas bar and dance club.
  • Meadowthorpe Antique Mall - Antiques and collectibles.
  • Jacobson Park - A 216-acre park with lake and boating, basketball, dog park, playing fields, fishing, volleyball, paddleboats, playgrounds and more.
  • LV Harkness-offers a wide selection of fine tableware and gift items including china and porcelain, silver, leather, crystal and trophies of all styles.

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