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Overnight in central Indiana: a selection of accommodations.

Overnight in Central Indiana

A selection of accommodations

For a book called This Is Indianapolis listing area accommodations, call or write the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association, One Hoosier Dome, Suite 100, Indianapolis, 46225, 317/639-4282. For hotel weekend packages and special events, call 1-800/323-INDY, or the Indiana Tourism Hot Line, 1-800/289-6646.


Adam's Mark Hotel, 2544 Executive Drive, Indianapolis, 46241, 317/248-2481, 800/444-2326. The 407-room Adam's Mark Hotel is three minutes from Indianapolis International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown Indianapolis. Amenities include an exercise room, indoor and outdoor pools, The Marker restaurant and Quincy's nightclub. Corporate rates: $94 single; $109 double. Weekend rate: $69.

Canterbury Hotel, 123 S. Illinois St., Indianapolis, 46225, 317/634-3000. This 12-story European-style hotel, which was built in 1928 as the Lockerbie Hotel and is now listed on the National Register, features 99 guest rooms with amenities such as poster beds, armoires and bathroom televisions. Afternoon tea and evening cocktails are served in the atrium against a background of live piano music. Located a block from the Indiana Convention Center and Hoosier Dome, the Canterbury has a fine-dining restaurant called Beaulieu. Rates for a regular room vary between $160 and $215.

Courtyard by Marriott, 8670 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, 46250, 317/576-9559. 5525 Fortune Circle, Indianapolis, 46241, 317/248-0300. 10290 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, 46250, 317/571-1110. Toll-free reservation number is 800/321-2211. These Courtyards by Marriott offer business travelers generous working space. All have indoor pools. Two are on the north side of the city. Rates at each are $69 single; $79 double. The property at the Fortune Circle address is near the Indianapolis International Airport. Rates there are $76 single; $86 double.

Dillon Inn Airport, 5601 Fortune Circle, W., Indianapolis, 46241, 317/244-1221. Dillon Inn North, 9090 Wesleyan Road, Indianapolis, 46268, 317/875-7676. Toll-free reservation number is 800/253-7503. The Dillon Inn Airport is located half a mile east of Indianapolis International Airport and has 131 rooms. Dillon Inn North near the Pyramids offers 116 rooms. Rates at Dillon Inn Airport: $47 single; $53 double. Rates at Dillon Inn North: $43 single; $49 double. Corporate rates are discounted $3.

Embassy Suites Hotel, 110 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, 46204, 317/236-1800. Embassy Suites North, 3912 Vincennes Road, Indianapolis, 46268, 317/872-7700. Toll-free reservation number is 800/362-2779. Both hotels feature two-room suites with two televisions, two phones, a refrigerator, microwave oven and coffeemaker. A full, cooked-to-order breakfast is provided each morning, and complimentary cocktails are served each afternoon. Amenities include indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna. Downtown rates: $99 single; $104 double. Corporate rates: $94 single; $99 double. Rates at the north-side hotel: $109 single; $119 double. Corporate rates: $89 single; $99 double. Weekend rates are available at both hotels.

Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, 11355 N. Meridian St., Carmel, 46032, 317/844-7994, 800/424-2900. Located at Interstate 465 and U.S. 31, this 138-unit, all-suite hotel has seven units equipped for the handicapped. It also has a restaurant, lounge, an indoor pool and whirlpool. There is a health club that's open around the clock. Rates: $75 to $105 single; $90 to $120 double.

Hilton at the Circle, Meridian and Ohio streets, Indianapolis, 46204, 317/635-2000, 800/445-8667. The 371-room Hilton's location near Monument Circle makes it the ideal place to stay if your business takes you into federal court or the financial district. Fine dining in its Season's restaurant is among the city's best. A unique feature of the Hilton is its ninth-floor lanai pool and sun deck. There's also a key-accessed concierge level and an attached parking garage. Rates: $100 to $125 single; $115 to $140 double; $150 to $165 concierge level.

Holiday Inn Southeast, 5120 Victory Drive, Indianapolis, 46203, 317/783-7751. Holiday Inn Union Station, 123 W. Louisiana St., Indianapolis, 46225, 317/631-2221. Toll-free reservation number is 800/465-4329. The 139-room Holiday Inn Southeast at Interstate 465 and Emerson Ave. has an outdoor pool, restaurant and lounge on the premises. The 276-room Holiday Inn Union Station is connected to the downtown festival marketplace and adjacent to the Hoosier Dome. This inn inside an old train shed is the only Holiday Inn ever built within an existing structure. Thirteen Pullman cars have been converted into 26 suites. Each is appointed differently to represent a vintage personality, such as Diamond Jim Brady or Rudolph Valentino. This Holidome-style property also has an indoor pool and Jacuzzi, a sauna and an exercise room. Rates at Holiday Inn Southeast: $48 corporate rate, with "Great Rates" of $39 usually available on the weekends. Holiday Inn Union Station rates: $91 single; $101 double.

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One S. Capitol, Indianapolis, 46204, 317/632-1234, 800/233-1234. This 496-room hotel across from the state Capitol and the Indiana Convention Center has a new, full-service health club with all the latest equipment. Eagle's Nest, the hotel's revolving restaurant overlooking the city, is a great place for unwinding over a drink at the end of the business day. Rates: $160 single; $170 double.

Luxbury Hotel, 8300 Craig St., Indianapolis, 46250, 317/842-9190, 800/232-5757. This 112-room hotel is in the Castleton area on the north side. Amenities include an outdoor pool and a free continental breakfast. Rates: $43 single; $45 double; $41 corporate.

Omni Indianapolis North Hotel, 8181 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, 46250, 317/849-6668. Omni Severin Hotel, 40 W. Jackson Place, Indianapolis, 46205, 317/634-6664. Toll-free reservation number is 800/843-6664. The Omni North is located in the Castleton area at Interstate 69 and I-465. It has 222 guest rooms, an indoor pool, a restaurant and the Blue Moon disco that's popular with the younger crowd. The Omni Severin downtown was built in 1913 as the Severin and was more recently known as the Atkinson. The 423-room hotel across from Union Station provides guests with a workout facility, an indoor pool, a restaurant and a lounge. The hotel, in conjunction with the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, is offering North American Indian cuisine on its "Taste the Cultures of the American Indian" menu through May 19 in the Severin Bar and Grill. Omni North rates: $105 single or double; weekend rates: $69. Omni Severin rates: $125 single; $145 double; $79 weekend.

Park Inn and FantaSuite Hotel, 1117 E. Main St., Greenwood, 46143, 317/882-2211, 800/444-7829. From the ancient land of Pharoah's Tomb to a futuristic Space Odyssey, this hotel has 22 FantaSuite theme suites and 92 regular rooms. Some are two-room or two-level loft suites, and some have whirlpools, hydrotherapy spas or oversized copper tubs. Rates for theme suites: $175. Regular rates: $39 to $49.

Quality Inn East, 3525 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, 46228, 317/549-2222, 800-221-2222. Bathrooms in the 123 guest rooms at this property have Therma-Cuzzi tubs for relaxing after a hard day in meetings or on the road. Five suites have oversized whirlpools in the king bedrooms as well as stereos, wet bars and refrigerators. The inn has a full-service restaurant, Rafferty's, and an entertainment center, the Ritz Lounge, with a disc jockey and a dance floor as well as coin-operated electronic games and a large-screen television for sports viewing. King-suite rates are $125 to $165 and include a bottle of champagne. Corporate rates: $49.50 single; $54 double.

Radisson Plaza & Suite Hotel, 8787 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, 46240, 317/846-2700, 800/333-3333. This 561-room hotel is connected by skywalk to the Keystone At The Crossing upscale-shopping complex. It has an indoor pool and health club. Guests in the South Tower suites are provided with complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the evening and a breakfast buffet in the morning. Supersaver weekday rates in May: $84 in the hotel, $109 in the all-suite South Tower. Weekend rates: $74 for regular rooms, including complimentary, made-to-order breakfast, $99 for suites.

Ramada Downtown, 501 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, 46204, 317/635-4443, 800/666-5397. This ideally situated property is a block from the Indiana Convention Center and Hoosier Dome, across the street from the Eiteljorg Museum, near the Indianapolis Zoo and adjacent to the state office complex. All its 233 guest rooms recently have been remodeled. There is a T.G.I. Friday's restaurant on the premises as well as exercise facilities and an outdoor pool. It also offers ground-level parking and free shuttle service to and from the Indianapolis airport. Rates: $99 single; $103 double.

Sheraton Inn Northeast, 7701 E. 42nd St., Indianapolis, 46226, 317/897-4000, 800/325-3535. This 192-guest-room Sheraton, which is at the Pendleton Pike exit off I-465, has a 9,100-square-foot ballroom with banquet seating for 800 and several smaller meeting rooms that make it a good place for booking a large social event or medium-sized convention. It also has all the services that business travelers have come to expect--restaurant, lounge, indoor and outdoor pools, exercise room with a Jacuzzi, plus ample on-site street-level parking. Rates: $49 to $64 single; $55 to $70 double. Rates are negotiable for volume users.

University Place Executive Conference Center & Hotel, 850 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, 46206, 317/269-9000, 800/627-2700. This full-service property and meetings facility is on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis near the city's downtown. Tomorrow's audiovisual and telecommunications equipment is in place in the conference center today. Guest rooms are elegant; presidential suites have Queen Anne furnishings, crystal accessories and canopied beds. There's also an underground parking garage. It has no health club on the premises, but guests have privileges at IUPUI's sports facilities. Rates: $105 single; $120 double; $76 weekend.

The Westin Hotel Indianapolis, 50 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, 46204, 317/262-8100, 800/228-3000. The 572-room Westin is handy to the state office complex and the Indiana Convention Center. Guest rooms have superb views of city's downtown or the Indianapolis Zoo. Food service is available 24 hours a day in its Graffitis restaurant. The atmosphere in Filibusters bar is a bit less sedate, particularly when the Indiana General Assembly is in session. It also has an indoor pool and health club and underground parking. Corporate rates: $115 single; $135 deluxe rooms. Weekend rates: $89.

Wyndham Garden Hotel-Indianapolis, 251 Pennsylvania Parkway, Indianapolis, 46280, 317/574-4600, 800/822-4200. This brand-new 171-room hotel is accessible from the intersection of I-465 and U.S. 31. There is an indoor pool, fully equipped exercise room, a restaurant and a lounge with a library overlooking a landscaped garden. Corporate rates: $85; weekend rates: $49.

Bed-and-Breakfast Inns

For more information and for a directory, write: Indiana Bed and Breakfast Inns, P.O. Box 48, Madison, 47250.

Brick Street Inn, 175 S. Main St., Zionsville, 46077, 317/873-5895. Travel north of downtown Indianapolis to the little village of Zionsville for an evening at the Brick Street Inn. This five-guest-room inn, which is on Main Street near antique shops, specialty stores and restaurants, provides a continental or specially prepared breakfast. Rates: $55 to $75.

Camel Lot, 4512 W. 131st St., Westfield, 46074, 317/984-3870. Camel Lot is a unique bed-and-breakfast experience. Guests can enjoy a full breakfast while watching Siberian tigers, zebras, llamas and deer roam outside. A suite is available for guests in a separate wing of the house. Rates: $75 and up.

The Rock House, 380 W. Washington St., Morgantown, 46160, 812/597-5100. The exterior of this unique Victorian house, which was built in 1984, is embedded with various treasures, such as family dishes, jewelry, dolls, toys, dice and shells. Made of fieldstone, The Rock House is on Indiana 252 about 10 miles north of Nashville. A full, all-you-can-eat country breakfast is served at this six-guest-room inn. Rates: $40 to $65.

PHOTO : With 572 rooms, the Westin Hotel Indianapolis is the city's largest.
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