If you love the ’50s rock ‘n’ roll scene, then there’s a good chance you’re a Buddy Holly fan and you’d love to explore Lubbock, Texas, his city of birth. The same applies if you’re a fan of country or blues, as many a music legend hails from Lubbock. Other than being a music history landmark, Lubbock is home to numerous artistic and cultural events and festivals, many universities, several parks, rivers, and even a prairie dog town!
Sports lovers, history buffs, business enthusiasts, and those who simply want to enjoy the South will find something to enjoy in Lubbock. Just like its attractions and activities, Lubbock hotels come in all shapes and sizes. Here are a few popular picks to match your travel preferences.
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Spacious Suites and the Best of Amenities
If you want to splurge and spoil yourself with spacious rooms and guaranteed quality, then Embassy Suites Lubbock is the hotel for you. As the name says, you have a choice of suites with comfortable beds, premium TV channels, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary made-to-order breakfast. Perfect for business travelers, this hotel has a 24/7 business center, 2,000 feet of conference space, a fitness center, and an indoor pool to stay in shape. The National Ranching Heritage Center, Louise Hopkins Underwood Art Center, and Silent Wings Museum are all close. You can also tour the nearby wineries.
Affordable Quality in Central Lubbock
An affordable spot that spoils its guests with comfortable rooms and a variety of complimentary amenities, La Quinta Inn & Suites Lubbock West Medical Center is a convenient choice for business and leisure trips alike. Flat-screen TVs, free toiletries, microwaves and refrigerators in select rooms, free breakfast, Internet access, and parking are all part of the La Quinta experience. You should also try the Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre or Trapped! Escape the Room for some extra fun.
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Charm and Exquisite Style
The Overton Hotel and Conference Center is the clear choice for travelers who want nothing but the best. Pricier than the average hotel, this is the only AAA Four-Diamond rated hotel in Lubbock. Stylish interior design, large flat-screen TVs, complimentary Internet connection and parking, award-winning cuisine, and a fitness center are some of the most popular amenities at the Overton. The Buddy Holly Center and the Museum of Texas Tech University are a good start when exploring the city.
Pet-friendly Budget Stay Downtown
The best budget-friendly hotel in downtown Lubbock is La Quinta Inn Lubbock – Downtown Civic Center. This pet-friendly venue also offers affordable comfort, free breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool, and a health club. Close to three campuses, the hotel is also right next to the Lubbock Civic Center, Depot District, and Mackenzie State Park.
Clean and Pet-Friendly Accommodation
Another pet-friendly stay that’s affordable and close to all Lubbock attractions is the Americas Best Value Inn. Clean lodging, basic amenities, and easy access to the highway make this hotel a good choice for those who want to save more and stay a bit further from the heart of Lubbock.