Hotels

The Phoenix Hotel, which was founded in 1790s as Postlethwait’s Tavern, occupied the corner of Main Street and Limestone for 170 years in a variety of buildings. The hotel played host to two different Presidential visits; one by President James Monroe in 1819 and one by President Chester A Arthur, in 1883.

Lexington’s Hostelry’s and “Public House”

  • 1788 - Collin’s Tavern
  • 1797 - Postlethwait’s Tavern
  • 1819 - Usher’s Tavern and Keen’s Tavern
  • 1820 - Phoenix Hotel
  • 1830 - Brennen’s Hotel
  • 1850-1860 - The Brent House, Broadway Hotel, City Hotel, The Curd House, The Fayette House, Magowan Hotels
  • 1865-1875 - The Drake Hotel, Ashland House, The Reed Hotel, St. Nicholas Hotel, The Florentine, The Leonard Hotel, The Henry Clay Hotel
  • 1882 - The Palace Hotel, The Ritz Hotel
  • 1885 - The Savoy
  • 1893 - The Leland Hotel
  • 1920 - Lafayette Hotel
  • 1935 - The Kentuckian Hotel
  • 1940-1950 - The Kimball House Hotel
  • 1950-1960 - The Presidents Motor Inn
  • 1965 - The Catalina Motor Inn
  • 1976 - Hyatt Regency Lexington
  • 1985 - Marriott Griffin Gate Resort Hotel
  • 1986 - The Radisson
  • 1989 - Gratz Park Inn
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