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Places To Stay In Owensboro, Kentucky

Are you planning a visit and looking for the best places to stay in Owensboro? We’ve got you covered.

With many hotel choices in Owensboro, it’s not too hard to find a place to stay. To narrow it down, it all comes to what side of town you are going to be on and what do you want to be close to.

Are you wondering should you stay in a downtown hotel? Or on the east side with all the restaurants? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

For each location we mention, we’ll talk about the pros and cons and some of the nearby restaurants or attractions that could make your stay better.

Without further ado, lets get started with our list of the best hotels and places to stay in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Holiday Inn Riverfront

The magnificent views of the mighty Ohio River definitely set this one apart. This is one of the main reasons we put this one at the top of the list and call the Holiday Inn Riverfront the best place to stay in Owensboro.

The new $16.5 million dollar hotel opened in 2015 downtown Owensboro next to the convention center and Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Museum.

It has 133 rooms including 10 suites and 14 rooms with balconies overlooking the Ohio River. It’s my recommendation to book a balcony room for the best view. It’s worth it.

Attractions and restaurants nearby the Holiday Inn Riverfront Hotel include:

Hampton By Hilton Downtown

Another hotel to stay in downtown Owensboro is the very clean and updated Hampton by Hilton.

If you are wanting to be downtown Owensboro and close to all the best restaurants in Owensboro, museums and things to do, then the Hampton by Hilton is for you.

The Hampton sets along the banks of the mighty Ohio River with multiple rooms having great views of the Indiana border.

You are only a short walk from the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and other attractions.

Parking and breakfast is complimentary at the Hampton by Hilton. There’s an indoor pool and hot tub to use during your stay.

Other attractions nearby the Hampton downtown hotel:

Courtyard by Marriott

If you want to be close to a lot of restaurants, shopping and close to the interstate, then you’ll want to be at the Courtyard By Marriott.

The Courtyard by Marriott has 109 rooms and is located right next to the IHOP off the 60 bypass. You can jump on I-165 within a few minutes.

Attractions and restaurants nearby the Courtyard by Marriott include:

The Bluegrass Barbie

This fabulous and unique home experience will put you right in the middle of everything.

If you want to experience glitz and glam and have a love for Dolly Parton, then this private rental is the place to be.

The house has 2 bedrooms, 3 beds and 1 bath and all the amenities you could need.

Rent this from the private owner here –


There are many different choices to stay when visiting Owensboro. We hope this list helped find a place to stay that suits your needs. Sleep well!

See our other guides to help you navigate the city:

Have fun and enjoy our amazing city!

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2 responses to “Places To Stay In Owensboro, Kentucky”

  1. John Stubbs Avatar
    John Stubbs

    Coming to town and looking forward to it.

  2. Rochella Avatar

    Thanks for the list of hotels

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