The Kentucky Wildcats are taking steps to recover before March Madness!

wildcats1March Madness is a phenomenon that grips the national sports psyche from the second week of March through the first week of April. March Madness is the moniker that is given to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments. These tournaments determine the national champions of college basketball.

Let’s be honest. The Cats are not having a terrible year. A 21-8 record would be an accomplishment for a majority of college hoops programs.  But life is different in Lexington. What is considered success on most campuses does not cut it at Kentucky.  Before the season began, USA Today’s Kyle Tucker quoted Dick Vitale, who said: “Anything less (than a national championship) for this team would be a huge disappointment.”  What steps do the Cats need to take to get on track before March Madness begins in a few weeks?

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University Inn Hotel offering March Madness Promotion

If you want to stay in the heart of Lexington during March Madness, we’re offering 10% off any room type during March Madness from March 16-April 7, 2014.  The promo code is MMAD.  To make reservations online, GO TO OUR WEBSITE.

Where are you celebrating March Madness in the Bluegrass?

university-kyHere is a list of different restaurants close to our hotel who will be showing the games, offering specials for Wildcats fans, and come highly recommended. Check back and we’ll be posting more specials as they come in.

Merrick Inn Restaurant
1074 Merrick Drive
Lexington, KY  40502

Mellow Mushroom 
503 South Upper St.
Lexington, KY 40508

Natasha’s Bistro & Bar
112 Esplanade Alley
Lexington, KY 40507

Cheapside Bar & Grill
131 Cheapside Street
Lexington, KY  40475

Portofino Italian & American Cuisine
249 E Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

Dudley’s on Short
259 West Short Street, Suite 125
Lexington, KY  40507

Tin Roof
303 S. Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40508

Azur Restaurant & Patio
3070 Lakecrest Circle, #550
Lexington, KY  40513

Jonathan at Gratz Park
120 W. Second Street
Lexington, KY  40507

Shakespeare & Co
367 W Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507

Table 310
310 W. Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507

Village Idiot
307 W. Short Street
Lexington, KY  40507

Saul Good Restaurant & Pub
123 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY  40507

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