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BEST WESTERN Indianapolis South
4450 Southport Crossing Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46237-3697
Phone: 317/888-5588 Fax: 317/888-2553 62 Rooms
Check In Time: 3:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM
Stay at this Indianapolis, Indiana hotel located close to the Indianapolis Zoo, 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, the Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indianapolis Convention Center.
The BEST WESTERN Indianapolis South offers 62 spaciously-appointed guest rooms and suites 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. This Indiana hotel also features an indoor heated swimming pool, fitness center and limited business services. Guests will find a variety of restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.
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 NASCAR® events, the State Fair, the 500 Mini Marathon and GenCon.
Please be aware of our 24 hour, 4:00 p.m. cancel policy. For superior customer service and a convenient location in Indianapolis, Indiana, make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Indianapolis South!
Hotel Amenities & Services
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Indoor pool, heated
- Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
- Exercise facility, open from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- Stair stepper
- Stationary bike
- 24-hour front desk
- Ice/vending machines
- Free parking
- Fax services, available 24-hour
- Photocopy services, 24-hour
- Cold weather hook-ups
- Interior corridor
- Complimentary coffee
- Free High-speed Internet access
- USA Today Newspaper delivered daily to rooms
- Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
BEST WESTERN Indianapolis South
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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
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. Dinosphere, InfoZone, Playscape, Health House, SciencePort, Hot Wheels for Real, Treasures of the Earth, 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. Choose one of the local Best Western hotels for comfortable accommodations and make the most of your time in Indianapolis.
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.
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.
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 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. Travelers to the Indianapolis area have a choice of several Best Western hotels to choose from for exceptional quality and comfort.
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. After an enjoyable day touring this National Historic Landmark District of Indianapolis, check into one of the local Best Western hotels for a wonderful night's rest.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, "The Brickyard", 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 annual Memorial Day weekend Indy-500 mile race is "one of the three most significant motorsports events in 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. Travelers to Indianapolis have a wonderful selection of lodging service and amenities with five Indianapolis area Best Western hotels.
The Indianapolis Zoo, located in the 3.3-acre White River State Park 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 and Aquariums.
Visit this incredible Indianapolis zoo 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 and Splash Park. Stay close to this vibrant zoo in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy a peaceful night's rest.
Lucas Oil Stadium is not only the home turf for the National Football League's Indianapolis Colts, but 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. While in Indianapolis, schedule to attend one of the many events including Monster Jam, Supercross and the Kenny Chesney Concert. Stay close to the action in one of the several Indianapolis area Best Western hotels and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.
The National Art Museum of Sport, located on the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, was established more than fifty years ago. The 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. Be sure to schedule plenty of time to see it all. The permanent exhibits include, Commitment to Excellence in Art and Sport, 2011 and Football Invitational, among others. While visiting Indianapolis, rest comfortably as a guest of one of the several Best Western hotels and enjoy excellent customer service.
The Pepsi Coliseum has been a Indianapolis landmark, since it was built in 1939. Located on the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 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.
Visit the fairgrounds to attend the Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show, the All American Horse Classic and concerts, held throughout the year. While visiting Indianapolis, make the most of your time in the city, by becoming a guest at one of the local Best Western hotels and enjoy comfortable accommodations.
The Soldiers and 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. Stay close to a variety of city attractions, as a guest of Best Western hotels and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.
Victory Field is the home baseball field for the Indianapolis Indians, 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. Stay close to the action, as a guest at one of the area Best Western hotels and enjoy excellent accommodations.
Established in the spring of 1981, the West Eighth Street Historic District is a staple of the city of Anderson in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. As the first historic district to be recorded on the National Register of Historic Places, the West Eighth Street Historic District is a gathering of parks, buildings and churches – many of which are over 100 year old.
Architecture aficionados may admire the nearly 200 structures in this historic district, most of which were constructed in the gas boom era in Queen Anne, Free Classic, and Colonial Revival styles. After your self-guided walking tour of West Eighth Street Historic District, rest your feet a the Best Western hotel in Anderson, or head south to Indianapolis, and set out for more history in Indiana.
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
- 8.00 mile(s) from Sony Cinemas
- 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
- 8.00 mile(s) from Circle Center Mall
- 25.00 mile(s) from Horizon Outlet Center
Distances to Popular Points of Interest
- 114 mile(s) from Louisville, KY
- 169 mile(s) from Cincinnati, OH
- 185 mile(s) from Chicago, IL
- 244 mile(s) from St. Louis, MO
- 3.00 mile(s) from Indiana Bible College
- 4.00 mile(s) from U Indy, University of Indianapolis
- 10.00 mile(s) from Indiana University Purdue, (IUPUI)
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 Conseco Field House
- 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,
- 0.10 mile(s) from Scotty's Brewhouse, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, 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, fast food, 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,
- 4.00 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,
BEST WESTERN Indianapolis South
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