As the capital city of Indiana, Indianapolis is known for its sports legacy, vibrant and flourishing food scene, and American history. Traveling into the city for the Indianapolis 500? We're taking a look at some of the most expensive places you can stay; Conrad Indianapolis, Bottleworks Hotel, The Alexander, and Le Meridian Indianapolis.
The Conrad Indianapolis is one of the few luxury hotels the city has to offer. With downtown's only hotel spa, if you want to prioritize wellness, the Conrad is your best choice. They also have a collection of art by Andi Warhol, Dali, Picasso, and more. To stay in one of their basic rooms, the average nightly cost is $330. Looking for a little more space? Upgrade to any of their suites including the Corner Suite, Modernism Collection Suite, Contemporary Collection Suite, or Pop Collection Suite. You can stay in one of these suites anywhere from $535-$890 a night.
On the sixth floor of the hotel, enjoy urban luxury at the hotel spa. Offering curated treatments, leave feeling refreshed and renewed after your spa treatment. Choose from their menu of massages, facials, or manicures and pedicures to look and feel new. For a little extra love, add an enhancement to your treatment. Their add-ons include CBD, hot stone therapy, dry exfoliation, foot and leg scrubs, cupping, a scalp massage, or an eye mask.
For dining, enjoy foods curated by their head chef, Michael Snyder. An Indiana native, Chef Mike dreamed of being a chef as a child and pursued his dream by attending Culinary School and traveling the West Coast learning the ins and outs of the culinary industry. Now working with the Conrad, Chef Mike focuses on using locally sourced farm-to-table ingredients.
Bottleworks Hotel is where history meets modern luxury for an amazing stay. The building was formerly the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Indianapolis. Now a boutique hotel, Bottleworks offers a gorgeous place to spend your trip with exposed brick and modern design. Stay in their basic room for an average cost of $350 a night or upgrade to a terrace room for $519 a night. They also offer a couple of suite options to stay in including the Priestly Suite or the Penthouse. Get about 600 extra square feet in the Priestly Suite for $879 a night. Or, enjoy the Penthouse that offers two beds and stay for $2,700 a night.
Although Bottleworks doesn't have a dine-in restaurant, you can order in-room dining. But, just steps away from the hotel you can find The Garage Food Hall. With about 20 different vendors to choose from for food and drink, enjoy almost every type of cuisine there is to offer. If you're looking for a more formal sit-down dinner, Bottleworks suggests Modita, Sundry & Vice, and the Fountain Room for incredible eats.
Staying at The Alexander is a curated art experience. Located near the Convention Center, you're nearby everything you could want. In the lobby, dining space, and in every room there is a piece of art designed and commissioned by local and international artists. If you are an art enthusiast enjoy the CitywWay Gallery where they hold more beautiful pieces for you to explore. Stay in the basic room at The Alexander for $329 a night or upgrade to have a bed & breakfast package for $349 a night. If you're looking for a little more room you can upgrade to a studio or suite for $429 a night.
With a handful of dining options, celebrate the culture of Indianapolis at their Market Dining Experience. Whether looking for a quiet meal and staying in for the night or sit-down dining for a night out, you can find it at The Alexander. A vibrant and colorful space, enjoy Plat 99 where they offer craft cocktails and a small plate menu. Enjoy farm fresh food at Market Table where chefs prepare dishes with seasonal produce. Indulge in the rich flavors of Italy and Nesso Italian Kitchen serving seafood and house-made pasta. Lastly, you can book a private dining experience at The Alexander and enjoy a meal prepared by their Chef, Eli Laidlaw.
Le Meridian Indianapolis
Located near the Indiana Convention Center, Le Meridian offers a contemporary stay in the heart of downtown. They are also within walking distance of Lucas Oil Stadium, Gainbridge Fielouse, and the Circle Centre Mall. If attending a conference, Le Meridian is a great place to stay considering they have a sky bridge connecting to the convention center making your stay extremely convenient.
Stay at Le Meridian in one of their basic rooms for $284 a night. Upgrade to an executive room that offers a little more space for $374 a night. Although there are not many suite options, you can stay in a one-bedroom suite with a living room for $493 a night.
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