Best Western Indianapolis South

4450 Southport Crossing Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46237-3697
Phone: +1 317-888-5588   |   Fax: 317/888-2553   |   62 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Stay at this 100% non-smoking Indianapolis, Indiana hotel located close to the Indianapolis Zoo, Indianapolis Convention Center, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indiana State Museum.

Welcome to the Best Western Indianapolis South located just minutes away from key area attractions in Indianapolis, Indiana. This Indianapolis hotel offers convenient access to the University of Indianapolis, the NCAA® Hall of Champions, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Victory Field, and the Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Best Western Indianapolis South offers 62 spaciously-appointed guest rooms each complete with a microwave, refrigerator, cable satellite television and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary full breakfast including a make your own waffle station and biscuits and gravy. This Indiana hotel also features an indoor heated swimming pool, fitness center and 24-hour business center. Guests will find a variety of restaurants within walking distance of the hotel, including Texas Roadhouse (mention your stay for 10% off your order).

Guests staying at the Best Western Indianapolis South will be close to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway home of the Indy 500, the Brickyard 400, the Children's Museum and the State Fairgrounds. The hotel offers convenient access to many local events including the National FFA Convention and Expo, Do it Best Corp. Market, the 500 Mini Marathon and GenCon.

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Indoor pool Heated Open daily from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM from March 8th through January 7th.
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Choice of breads, Cereal, Fruit, Scrambled eggs, Pork sausage gravy, Make your own waffle station, Yogurt, Juice, Coffee
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Treadmill
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Fax services, available 24-hour
  • Photocopy services, 24-hour
  • Air-conditioning
  • Interior corridor
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Guest laundry,
  • Laundromat
  • Dry cleaning available, same day service
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24 hour, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee

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Conveniently located, the best western indianapolis south in Indianapolis, Indiana is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 39.664235  /  Latitude: -86.092365


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Chicago, IL. Take Interstate 65 South, follow green highway signs for Louisville on Interstate 65 South to Exit 103 Southport Road Exit (2.8 miles south of I-465). Turn right, go one block, turn left onto McFarland Boulevard and take first left onto Southport Crossing Drive to the Best Western Indianapolis South.

From: Cincinnati, OH. From Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio; Take Interstate 65 North to Exit 103 and turn left, go to second light and turn left on McFarland Boulevard. Turn left on Southport Crossing Drive to the Best Western Indianapolis South.

From: Champaign, IL. Take Interstate 74 East towards Danville, Illinois cross into Indiana. Stay on Interstate 74 until you come to Interstate 465 South and East via Exit 73A. Stay on Interstate 465 South and East until you come to Exit 53B for Interstate 65 South to Louisville. Take Exit 103 Southport Road (2.8 miles) turn right to first light, turn left onto McFarland Boulevard, take first left onto Southport Crossing Drive to the Best Western Indianapolis South.

From: St. Louis, MO. Take Interstate 70 East towards Indianapolis. Merge onto Interstate 465 South and East via Exit 69 toward I-465S and I-74 E. Stay on I-465 until you get to Interstate 65 South to Louisville at Exit 53B toward Louisville. It is 2.8 miles South to the Southport Road Exit 103. Go right to first light turn left onto McFarland Boulevard and take first left onto Southport Crossing Drive to the Best Western Indianapolis South.

Best Western Indianapolis South

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Formerly the Conseco Fieldhouse, Bankers Life Fieldhouse was built in 1997, and has been the home court for the NBA's Indianapolis Indiana Pacers team since 1999. The women's professional basketball team, the Indiana Fever, have also played at the Fieldhouse since 2000.

This award-winning downtown Indianapolis facility hosts a variety of world-class events throughout the year. Whether having fun at the latest concert, taking the kids to see the Disney on Ice performance or enjoying a night out, watching the latest Cirque du Soleil performance, the Fieldhouse is the place to be.

Butler University

Campus building at Butler University

Butler University Campus

Indiana is a vast landscape of attractions, historic sites, outdoor recreation, and a wide variety of top-notch universities. Plan your next visit to Indiana and make your way to the Indianapolis are for an excellent adventure at or around the campus of Butler University

Established in 1855, Butler University has grown into one of the premier private universities in the region.

Partake in a campus tour at Butler University, and be sure to check out the Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium – its the sites of Indiana's largest telescope.

Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The Capital City of Indianapolis is home to many wonderful sporting venues, attractions and museums. Some of the finest are Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. This incredible museum, established in 1925 by Mary Stewart Carey, is the world's largest children's museum.

The museum has grown throughout the years to encompass 472,900 square feet, with over 120,000 artifacts. It remains one of the most-respected museums for children, in the United States. The hands-on, engaging exhibits make learning fun for the whole family in Indianapolis.

Dinosphere, SciencePort, Hot Wheels for Real,  and the SpaceQuest Planetarium and the five-story Fireworks of Glass sculpture, are just a few of the wonderful exhibits located throughout the museum's five levels. Be sure to schedule plenty of time to see it all.

Eagle Creek Reservoir

Featuring over 1,400 acres of water, 3,600 acres of land and every outdoor activity a great outdoorsman can dream up, Eagle Creek Reservoir is among the largest park of its kind in the country. This park, located on the northwest side of Indianapolis, offers a marina, shooting range, over 10 miles of trails and a host of other outdoor activities.

Visitors to the Indianapolis area can experience the reservoir and park, endowed to Purdue University by J.K. Lilly. While the reservoir is an attraction in itself, it has played host to several notable events such as the World Rowing Championships and the Pan American Games, definitely a must see attraction in the Hoosier State.

Fort Harrison State Park

Originally created as a military installation to honor former President Benjamin Harrison, Fort Harrison, located in Indianapolis, now rests on 1,700 of its original 2,500 acres as a state park. Fort Harrison, also known as Fort Ben, was opened in 1996 as a state park after it was demilitarized in 1991. TheFort in Indiana is still home to horse stables, paved trails and a creek for canoeing that runs through the park.

In addition to the numerous outdoor activities available in the park, the Fort Golf Resort is also on-site. The golf resort includes an 18-hole golf course, driving range, resort shop and 3 former officer homes available for tour as state historic sites. Fort Harrison combines nature, outdoor activities and a step back into the history of the Indianapolis region all in one destination.

Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Museum

The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Museum celebrates the state's most treasured sport – basketball. Fine athletes from high school to professional basketball, as well as coaches, are honored here. Spend some time in the museum to better understand why basketball is so special in the Hoosier State. Visitors in the Indianapolis area get a better sense of what defines "Hoosier Hysteria" while walking the halls.

The Hall of Fame Museum is located in New Castle, approximately 35 miles east of Indianapolis. While in New Castle, drive by the world's largest high school gym – containing 9,300 seats. The game of basketball is taken seriously in Indiana.

Indiana World War Memorial Plaza

While visiting the Capital City of Indianapolis, schedule plenty of time to learn about its rich history. Make your way to the center of downtown Indianapolis to tour the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, the USS Indianapolis National Memorial and the Indiana World War Memorial Plaza.

This five block plaza, encompassing twenty-four acres of land, is the second largest area containing monuments devoted to veterans, following Washington D.C.

As early as 1919, plans were made to construct the plaza. By 1921, the plaza was dedicated with the first cornerstone laid, beginning the construction project. The plaza is home to the American Legion Mall, containing two buildings used by the American Legion, including one for the American Legion national headquarters, and Cenotaph Square, a sunken garden with a granite cenotaph in the center.

Veterans Memorial Plaza features an 100-foot granite obelisk and a fountain, while University Park features statues of Benjamin Harrison, Abraham Lincoln and Schuyler Colfax and the Depew Memorial Fountain. The 210-foot tall neoclassical Indiana World War Memorial Building, the centerpiece of the plaza, honors World War I Hoosier veterans and contains the Indiana War Memorial Museum. Be sure to view the beautiful Shrine Room, containing the Star of Destiny and an Altar of Consecration below the United States flag.

Indianapolis International Airport

Indiana capital area residents and visitors find air travel to be quite simple in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis International Airport, located southwest of Indianapolis provides every travel service needed. The airport began offering commercial flights and cargo transportation in 1931.

The airport name was changed to Weir-Cook Municipal Airport, in honor of Col. Harvey Weir-Cook, in 1944. He was a United States Air Forces pilot for both World War I and World War II and killed while flying a P-39. Although the airport name was changed to its current name in 1976, the 1,200,000-square-foot terminal was named after Col. Weir-Cook.

Indianapolis International is Indiana's largest airport, encompassing 7,000 acres of land. The terminal houses forty-four domestic flight gates, two international flight gates, a Delta Sky Club Lounge, rental car agencies and a variety of shops and restaurants. Daily, nonstop commercial flights are available to several major United States cities, Cancun, and Toronto, from over twenty commercial airlines.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

IN Attractions

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Known as "The Brickyard," the Indianapolis Motor Speedway opened in 1909 as the original "speedway." 

It was included on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and is also a National Historic Landmark. With almost 400,000 seats, it is the world's largest sporting facility.

The speedway grounds encompass over 559 acres including a motorcycle course. The annualm Memorial Day weekend Indy 500 is famous both throughout Indianapolis and the world.

While at the speedway, be sure to visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum. The museum showcases a selection of 75 Indy-500 winning cars, race cars and passenger cars in rotation throughout the year, due to the museum's space limitations.

Indianapolis Museum of Art

As one of the premier attractions found within Indianapolis – some might even argue the entire state – the Indianapolis Museum of Art is a must-visit. Found directly north of downtown along West 38th Street, the IMA yields full days of tours, talks, performances, and a wide range of top art displays. 

After a $74 million expansion in 2005, the IMA is bigger and better than ever. The IMA is an encyclopedic art museum – the 8th largest, and 9th oldest of the kind in the U.S. Each year, nearly half a million visitors pass through the doors at the IMA – be one of them! 

Indianapolis Zoo

IN Attractions

Indianapolis Zoo

Located in the 3.3-acre White River State Park, the Indianapolis Zoo set in downtown Indianapolis, was established in 1964. This world-class zoo strives to educate its visitors on the importance of conservation, while providing a fun place to learn about animals.

The zoo has been triple-accredited by the American Association of Museums as well as by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. Visit this incredible Indianapolis animal park to see the variety of exhibits. Schedule plenty of time to stroll through the Forests Biome, Tiger Forest exhibit, Bats exhibit, Oceans exhibit, Marine Mammals, Dolphins, Deserts Biome, and Plains Biome.

Kids love riding on the White River Junction Train Ride, on the Carousel, on the Kombo Family Coaster and playing in the Family Fitness Park & Splash Park.

Lucas Oil Stadium

Not only the home turf for the National Football League's Indianapolis Colts, but Lucas Oil Stadium is also an impressive state-of-the-art facility, hosting a variety of events. Built in 2008, the multi-purpose center features a retractable roof, locker rooms, meeting and exhibit space, suites, lounges, large video boards and spacious concourses.

This incredible downtown Indianapolis facility is connected to the Indiana Convention Center, boasting of 566,000 square feet of space. Partake in a a behind-the-scenes stadium tour to see the press box, NFL locker room and the playing field. While at the stadium, be sure to bring your camera to capture the awesome Indianapolis skyline.

National Art Museum of Sport

Located on the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, the National Art Museum of Sport was established more than 50 years ago. This Indianapolis museum showcases over 900 pieces of sport art.

Stroll the museum to view the heroes and heroines of over 40 sports including, golf, boxing, baseball, basketball, tennis, swimming, soccer, hockey and football. The museum's collections are one of America's largest collections of sport art. Permanent exhibits include Commitment to Excellence in Art & Sport, 2011 & Football Invitational, among others.

Pepsi Coliseum

Located on the Indiana State Fairgrounds, the Pepsi Coliseum has been a Indianapolis landmark since it was built in 1939. The 8,200-seat coliseum was home to the Indiana Pacers from 1967 to 1974 and has been home to the Tier I ice hockey team, the Indiana Ice, since 1988.

The 11,000-seat coliseum hosts a variety of events including rodeos, concerts, circus events, livestock competitions, ice skating, and skating lessons in Indianapolis. Visit the fairgrounds to attend the Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show, the All American Horse Classic and concerts, held throughout the year.

Pete Dye Golf Trail

Touted as Indiana’s premier golf experience, the Pete Dye Golf Trail is comprised of seven courses from the northern Indiana community of Culver, through Indianapolis and the surrounding area, and then down to French Lick in southern Indiana.

Players of all skill levels are challenged by courses like West LaFayette’s Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex and Plum Creek in Carmel. The Pete Dye Course at French Lick was even named Golf Digest’s 2009 Public Course of the Year.

Soldiers & Sailors Monument

IN Attractions

Soldiers & Sailors Monument

The Soldiers & Sailors Monument, towers the heart of downtown Indianapolis, at 284 feet tall. Designed by German Architect Bruno Schmitz, the first cornerstone of the monument was laid in 1889. This neoclassical monument was completed in 1901 to honor the Hoosiers, state veterans of the American Revolution.

A list of Indiana soldiers, a national flag, copies of newspapers and the Constitution of Indiana, are housed in a copper box inside the monument.

While in Indianapolis, enjoy strolling the grounds of Monument Circle to view the monument, its pristine fountains and the bronze statues of William Henry Harrison, George Rogers Clark, James Whitcomb and Oliver Morton. The statues are located on the side of the monument.

Visit the Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum, located in the basement of the monument, to learn more about the history of the American Civil War.

For an incredible birds-eye view of the city, climb the 331 stairs or take the elevator to the observation deck, at the top of the monument. Don't forget your camera to capture a great shot of "the Circle City." If visiting downtown Indianapolis during the holiday season, join in the annual Circle of Lights tradition, to see over 4,500 lights adorn the monument.

University of Indianapolis

University of Indianapolis campu

Explore the Campus at U of I

Plan a visit to Indiana and spend some time exploring sights, sounds, and attractions of Indianapolis.

Home to a wealth of top-rated and well known universities, Indiana rarely disappoints visitor – whether you're in town for a sporting event, or shopping around for colleges with your child. 

When you visit Indianapolis, be sure to check out the University of Indianapolis.

Established in 1902, UIndy, as it is commonly known, is a private school featuring a United Methodist Church affiliation. Be sure to visit Good Hall, the UIndy's original building. 

Victory Field

The home field for MLB'Indianapolis Indians, and the Triple-A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Victory Field opened in 1996 – replacing Bush Stadium. The ideal downtown Indianapolis location, neighbors Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indiana University Natatorium.

Visit the "Best Minor League Ballpark in America", as noted by Sports Illustrated, to cheer on the Indians for a fun day at the ballpark. Fans love the festival-style lawn seating, the 12,202 stadium seats and luxury suites. Enjoy a delicious meal at one of the downtown Indianapolis restaurants before the game, to round out your time in the city.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Marion County Fairgrounds
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Indianapolis Zoo
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Indiana State Museum
  • 8.00 mile(s) from IMAX® Theater
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Indianapolis Symphony
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Indianapolis Convention C
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Museum of Art
  • 9.00 mile(s) from NCAA Hall of Champions
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Lucas Oil Stadium
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Children's Museum
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Indy Brickyard
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Indianapolis Motor Speedw
  • 15.00 mile(s) from State Fairgrounds
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Pepsi Coliseum
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Camp Atterbury (CAJMTC), Joint Maneuver Training Center
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Lucas Oil Raceway Park
  • 4.00 Greenwood Park Mall
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Horizon Outlet Center

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Great Time Entertainment
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Expo Bowl
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Victory Field
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Bob Evan's®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • Adjacent to Wendy's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Texas Roadhouse®, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: dinner,
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Cracker Barrel®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Cheeseburger in Paradise, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Carrabba's® Italian Grill, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.25 mile(s) from McDonald's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from O'Charley's®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Uno's® Chicago Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Longhorn® Steakhouse, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Panda Express®, Fast Food, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Penn Station, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Lone Star® Steakhouse, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Outback® Steakhouse, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: dinner,
  • 4 mile(s) from Don Pablo's® Kitchen, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Red Lobster®, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: dinner,
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Olive Garden®, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,

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