Address: 50 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Awards: Best 12 Hotels and Resorts of 2018 by Travel + Leisure,
Top 10 Hotels in the Midwest 2016 – 2018 Condé Nast,
Staff Helpfulness & Friendliness: 5/5
Room size: 5/5
Room Amenities: 5/5
Room and Bed Comfort: 5/5
View from Room: 5/5
Food Variety: 5/5
Food Quality: 5/5
Internet Service Quality: 5/5
Proximity to Other Points of Interest: 5/5
Valet Parking: Yes
An art gallery hotel experience, Conrad Indianapolis displays famous works of art by Picasso, Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Salvador Dalí inside guest rooms transforming each space into an artistic oasis, and elevating each guests stay from elegant to absolutely extravagant. Complete with in-house art galleries, fine dining, an Aveda Salon & Spa, plus fitness centre and personal trainers, Conrad Indianapolis is the perfect home away from home for exploring Indiana’s bustling capital city.
We recently stayed in the Surrealism Art Suite at Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana recently, and it was decked out in art work by Salvador Dali, as well as incredible, eye-catching decor like a massive crystal firework chandelier, a neon orange lounge chair, walls painted with clouds, a rain shower, a long, high ceiling hallway, and large kind bed. This suite has its own unique hotel floor, because it’s so large, and has a fully stocked bar, incredible city view, an extra half bath, and books about surrealism to educate and excited guests. Upon arrival, we were greeted by several sumptuous treats, like chocolate covered strawberries, truffles, and several bottles of wine so that we could enjoy our suite in style.
The hotel itself has a fantastic location right in the heart of Indianapolis, and is within walking distance of dozens of popular Indy attractions, such as Monument Circle, Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Hilbert Circle Theatre, and much more. It follows that since the city of Indianapolis is so well known for their artistic endeavors and support of local and international artisans, that the Conrad Indianapolis would also celebrate art. With 4 art galleries and exhibits, and even more ways to experience art within the hotel walls, it’s the best place to stay in Indy for any art lover. Their motto is “Arrive as a guest, leave as a connoisseur”, which we certainly embraced during our time in the city.
In addition to one of the largest hotel art collections in the world (other suites boast works by Picasso, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and other famous artists), Conrad Indianapolis also has award-winning fine dining on-site like the Capital Grille and their wine tasting opportunities, and it’s located within minutes of some of the best places to eat in the city, like Tinker Street, Garden Table, and Milktooth.
As if you need more reasons to check out the hotel next time you’re in town, they also have an award winning Aveda salon and spa, plus a massive indoor swimming pool, and fitness center with a sauna and steam room. Pair these amenities with helpful, kind staff who are happy to give their expert advice to educate guests on health, fitness, and wellbeing, and you’ll understand why we absolutely loved our stay at Conrad Indianapolis.
I also want to give a shoutout to the fantastic valet service at Conrad Indianapolis. They not only had our car ready for us faster than any other hotel we’ve stayed at, but they were so kind and friendly, and happily gave us detailed explanations, or gave us directions, on how to get where we were going. They went above and beyond at every chance, and they hustled to give every guest the same kind of exemplary experience we enjoyed. We’ve had questionable valet at other places where we felt a bit hesitant to hand over the keys to our car, but here we trusted them completely and knew they’d take excellent care of our vehicle. Special thanks to Jake for being there almost the entire time we were – you were amazing!
From the incredible aesthetics of the hotel and the manner in which they embrace and celebrate art to the fantastic dining, amenities, and service, we can’t recommend Conrad Indianapolis enough. I hope that should you be lucky enough to find yourself in Indianapolis soon, you’ll consider dining at or staying with Conrad Indianapolis – they’ll take excellent care of you and yours.
Until next time!
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