Stay in Style at Hotel Indy in Downtown Indianapolis, IN

Hotel Indy is Indianapolis’ first boutique hotel conveniently located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.

As a Tribute Portfolio Hotel guests can expect a unique boutique hotel experience at a great value.

The Indy Hotel is positioned next to Indianapolis Cultural Trail allowing guests to easily explore 8 miles of trails to 6 cultural districts in downtown Indy. There is so much to do in Central Indiana!

The boutique hotel resides inside the old State Life Insurance office building and has 90 rooms. Hotel Indy had its’ grand opening in October 2021.

hotel room at Hotel Indy

Thanks again to Hotel Indy for hosting our visit. All opinions are my own. This article contains affiliate links.

My husband and I were in town to check out the Monet and Friends exhibit at The Lume at Newfields and enjoyed an overnight stay at Hotel Indy while we were exploring the city of Indianapolis.

lobby at Hotel Indy

As soon as we entered the lobby of Hotel Indy I immediately fell in love with the design elements.

lobby at Hotel Indy

Hotel Indy has mid century modern vibes throughout the hotel.

The Hotel also has event space that can be rented out for private events. There are two meeting rooms Icon and Rebel that can accommodate a variety of needs.

hotel room at Hotel Indy

Types of Rooms at Hotel Indy

  • Refined King Bedroom
  • Enhanced Double Queen Bedroom
  • Notable Suites
  • Accessible King
  • Hearing And Mobility Accessible Queen
  • Presidential Suites
hotel room at Hotel Indy

Tour of Our Hotel Room at Hotel Indy

Our “Refined King Bedroom” was stylish and spacious with modern amenities.

robe at Hotel Indy

Our room also had the following amenities:

  • Blackout curtains for floor to ceiling windows are available in all rooms
  • In-room coffee station
  • Local art work
  • Free wi-fi
  • Bath robe
  • Interactive web tv
  • Mini bar
  • In room safe
  • Down/ feather pillows
bathroom in hotel room at Hotel Indy

Our bathroom was very spacious with plenty of counter room and a large walk in shower.

Nedra McDaniel Adventure Mom at Hotel Indy

Additional Amenities at Hotel Indy

Hotel Indy also has the following:

  • Restaurant
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Fitness Center
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Meeting space
Entrance to the Hulman Restaurant inside Hotel Indy

On Site Restaurants at Hotel Indy

You have three types of dining spaces to choose from at Hotel Indy.

The Hulman restaurant at Hotel Indy
  • The Hulman Restaurant
  • The Paddock – patio dining that’s an extension of The Hulman
  • The 1945 – private dining room for 10-12 guests
The Hulman Restaurant at Hotel Indy

Dinner at The Hulman Restaurant

The menu at The Hulman changes seasonally to help provide as many locally-sourced ingredients as possible.

The design of The Hulman was inspired by the independent spirit of the Hulman-George family with ties to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Tony Hulman is known for first saying “Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines” at the Indy 500.

The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Hulman restaurant at Hotel Indy

If you visit The Brandon coffee- bar inside The Hulman, you can experience locally sourced coffee from Tinker Coffee Co.

Ahi Tuna Tartare at The Hulman restaurant at Hotel Indy
Ahi Tuna Tartare

We tried the following menu items during our visit:

Ahi Tuna Tartare made with avacodo yogurt, squid ink tapioca, gouchujang, and leek ash.

Pacific Halibut at The Hulman restaurant at Hotel Indy
Pacific Halibut

Pacific Halibut made with spring onion sousbise, baby bok choy, chanterelle, and shiro miso emulsion.

Short rib Spaccatelli The Hulman restaurant at Hotel Indy
Short rib Spaccatelli The Hulman restaurant at Hotel Indy

Short rib Spaccatelli made with housemade pasta, braised shortrib, sugo, ricotta cheese, and crispy brussel sprouts.

Key lime tart at The Hulman Hotel Indy
Key Lime Tart

Key lime tart made with toasted coconut and pineapple sorbet.

Cannonball Rooftop Lounge at night

Enjoy Views of Downtown Indianapolis From the Cannonball Rooftop Lounge

The Cannonball Lounge menu features Indy-area craft brews, locally inspired cocktails, and light bites along with scenic views of downtown Indy.

couple with drinks at the  Cannonball Lounge rooftop bar

This rooftop bar offers nice views of the downtown area from both inside and outside on the patio.

Bar guests can take a private elevator that goes from the lobby directly to the 6th floor.

the Cannonball Lounge at Hotel Indy

Guests will find seating at the bar, at intimate tables under the disco ball or on the rooftop patio.

rooftop bar at the Cannonball Lounge at Hotel Indy at night

Cannonball Rooftop Lounge in unique in being downtown Indy’s only indoor/outdoor rooftop bar.

rooftop bar at the Cannonball Lounge at Hotel Indy

If the weather is cooler during your visit there are several outdoor heaters and gas fire pits for guests to keep warm.

view of downtown Indy from Cannonball Lounge rooftop bar

Let’s be honest, in the Midwest it’s nice to have indoor and outdoor options because the weather is ALWAYS changing.

Swing at Richard G. Lugar Plaza

Enjoy the Swings and Green Space at the Richard G. Lugar Plaza

200 E. Washington St.,Indianapolis, IN

After our rooftop drinks we enjoyed some relaxing time on the swings at Richard G. Lugar Plaza.

Swings and Green Space at the Richard G. Lugar Plaza

The park is located across the street from Hotel Indy and has plenty of lighting in the evening if you want to walk around at night.

Hotel Indy in downtown Indianapolis

Where is Hotel Indy located?

Hotel Indy is located at the corner of Delaware Street and Washington Street at 141 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN.

murals near parking lot of Hotel Indy in downtown Indianapolis

Parking for Hotel Indy

Hotel Indy offers valet parking for $44 per night and $12 for guests who want to enjoy their restaurant and lounge.

City Park Garage Indianapolis Indiana

We opted to park at City Park Garage across the street located at 110 E. Washington Street with a fee of $20 for 12-24 hours.

Hotel Indy in Indianapolis, Indiana

Save on Your Stay at Hotel Indy

You can save on your stay at Hotel Indy, a Marriott Tribute Portfolio Property by booking here.

Indianapolis Mural by Derrick Carter at night 1 1

Check out the Indianapolis Mural by Derrick Carter

This colorful mural is located next to Hotel Indy and features a glimpse of Indianapolis history and culture.

Indianapolis mural next to Hotel Indy

If you are hoping to get the perfect selfie in front of the mural, be mindful that lighting can be tricky at night due to the lights or when the mural is partially shaded.

The ideal selfie time is definitely when the mural is in full sun.

Gallery Pastry Bar Indianapolis

Enjoy Brunch at the Gallery Pastry Bar

The Gallery Pastry Bar at 110 S Pennsylvania St Suite B, Indianapolis, IN is only a 4 minute walk/ .2 miles away from the Indy Hotel.

I discovered this gem during a previous visit to Indy and love any excuse to go back for their delicious pastries and brunch menu items.

Hotel Indy at night

More Attractions Near Hotel Indy

Whether you’re in town for Team Indy or the opponents, Indy’s heritage and history, business, or unique experiences, it’s hard to beat the benefits and accessibility of staying downtown.

Hotel Indy is a short walk from several area attractions and dining in the Wholesale District.

Here are the distances from Hotel Indy to the following locations:

Stay in Style at Hotel Indy in Downtown Indianapolis, IN

1 thought on “Stay in Style at Hotel Indy in Downtown Indianapolis, IN”

  1. Great city small town feel. Check out the Bottleworks District, fun place. Also ive been to lots of cities and got to say the traffic in Indy is great compared to most Cities.

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