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  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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With a stay at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa in Lexington, you’ll be in the suburbs and close to Whitaker Bank Ballpark and Lexington Cemetery. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Loudoun House and Transylvania University.


Make yourself at home in one of the 409 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Your room comes with a Tempur-Pedic bed. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including a 24-hour health club and an outdoor pool. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Food & Drink

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort’s dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Lexington? This resort has 28000 square feet (2601 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
1800 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511 United States


4.0 Very Good 873 Reviews
3 strikes!
Reviewed 3 days ago

Feathers in my room, despite calling and a profile! Dogs wondering the halls off leashes and a band blaring under our window til midnight. If that isn’t enough a front desk that is indifferent and lies!

Decent accommodations, deplorable seevice
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three nights here and three nights experiencing subpar service. We tried time and again to accommodate the kitchen by ordering 1.5-2 hours early for our group of 18. Over an hour late without an apology for management.

Took our 6 year old to the restaurant. 30+ mins for a kids cheeseburger at 8pm on a Sunday evening...not sure what the issue was.

Platinum elite member and makes me question Marriott for small and large meetings, reunions, etc.

Bluegrass Country
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently had the pleasure of spending two nights (May 30th & June 6th) at the Marriott Resort Lexington Griffin Gate, Lexington, Kentucky – this was my second stay at this facility. Registration, though seamless and uneventful, was coupled with friendly registration associates. It was pleasing to be acknowledged for elite membership status, though the same did not occur during my second stay – not a big deal – just that I’ve come to expect such from high-end Marriott Resort facilities – this is not a game changer, merely an observation. The facility and grounds, externally, do not disappoint. Internally, the lobby, during both stays, were mostly empty of guests; am certain this is not the case during peak seasons. Guest rooms are comfortable, but are showing signs of wear and tear. Of significance, the facility by virtue of its offerings, seems to attract individuals mostly interested in golf and total relaxation during their stay.

Guest fees are reasonable and are a function of events; irrespective of seasonality, there is a $15 Daily Resort Fee, which encompasses includes resort activities (basketball, tennis, movie night, half-day bike rental, Bourbon drink sample upon arrival, Shuttle to Kentucky Horse Park, etc.). Also, Platinum, Titanium and Ambassador guests receive additional discounts, where applicable.

During both stays, I visited the lounge for breakfast and during the evening for snacks. Staffers (female & male) managing this area were inviting, friendly and conversational. Recognition and thanks is extended to both for making me feel like an invited guest – apology for not getting their names.

American Battlefields Trust Annual Meeting
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for the annual meeting of the American Battlefield Trust. The architecture is of the ugly Brutalist School but the conference facilities are very good as was the conference food. The staff is friendly and efficient. Our bartender Ric was excellent. The rooms are large and well equipped and very clean. Our room was very quiet. The hotel is well located to downtown and the airport. It is a resort hotel with large indoor and outdoor pools and a golf course.

Excellent resort hotel/spa/conference center in the heart of the Bluegrass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This well designed resort hotel/spa/conference center in Lexington, KY was the site of a recent conference of about 350-400 participants my wife and I recently attended. From the moment we arrived until the day we checked out four days later, every staff member we encountered was friendly, courteous and professional. Conference center amenities could not have been better. Spacious meeting rooms, attentive staff and, especially, excellent food. General Manager Craig Sundell and Event Manager for our conference Leigh Dalton deserve special mention as they both were unfailingly helpful at the times I seemed to need assistance the most. If you’re planning an event or just traveling to what I believe is the most beautiful area of Kentucky, I recommend the Marriott Griffin Gate wholeheartedly.