With more than 90 stores, Paducah’s Kentucky Oaks Mall is one of the state’s largest shopping centers and a key destination for shoppers from all over southwest Kentucky and neighboring communities in Illinois. Visitors who would like to find hotel accommodations close to the mall can choose from five hotels that are within a one-mile radius of the sprawling shopping center.
Comfort Suites Paducah
Within easy walking distance of the mall, this two-story, all-suites hotel is a smart choice for family groups or travelers planning an extended stay in the Paducah area. Other nearby attractions include Harrah’s Metropolis Casino across the Ohio River in Illinois, Kentucky Lake and Venture River Water Park. All of the hotel’s 60 suites feature sleeper sofas, microwaves and compact refrigerators, as well as high-speed Internet. Recreational facilities include an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and an exercise room. The hotel serves a complimentary breakfast buffet. Nearby restaurants include Cracker Barrel, Jeremiah’s, Moss Rose Cafe, Olive Garden and Outback Steakhouse.
Country Inn and Suites Paducah
A short walk from the mall, this three-story, 61-unit hotel lies roughly equidistant from downtown Paducah and Barkley Regional Airport. Accommodations include standard hotel rooms, standard suites and extended-stay suites, all of which have microwave ovens and refrigerators. Guests who want to stay active can work out in the fitness center or swim a few laps in the indoor pool, while business travelers can make use of the printing, copying and fax services in the business center. The hotel treats guests to a deluxe continental breakfast each morning. Guests looking for somewhere to eat lunch or dinner can choose from several nearby restaurants, including Hananoki, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse and Red Lobster.
Drury Suites Paducah
The freebies at this six-story, all-suites hotel, a short walk from the mall, might entice travelers with hearty appetites. In addition to a complimentary breakfast, the Drury provides free popcorn and soft drinks in the lobby from 3 to 10 p.m. daily and the daily "5:30 Kickback," which features complimentary hot food and cold beverages each evening. Other hotel services and facilities include an exercise room, indoor swimming pool, hot tub and business center.
Hampton Inn and Suites Paducah
This four-story, 108-unit hotel, close to the shopping mall, also lies near the National Quilt Museum, a must-see attraction for quilters and collectors. High-speed Internet is available in all guest rooms and suites, as well as common areas, including the business center. Recreational facilities include an indoor swimming pool and exercise room. The hotel serves a complimentary breakfast each morning, and guests looking for places to eat lunch or dinner can choose from several nearby restaurants, including Bob Evans, Chong’s, El Chico’s, O’Charley’s and Texas Roadhouse.
Holiday Inn Express Paducah
Less than a mile from the Kentucky Oaks Mall, this three-story, 76-unit hotel also lies within an easy drive of several Paducah-based businesses, including Computer Services Inc., Dippin' Dots, H.B. Fuller, Ingram Barge and USEC. Hotel facilities and services include business and fitness centers, an indoor swimming pool and complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Nearby restaurants include Applebee’s, C.C. Cohen’s, Cracker Barrel, El Chico’s, Olive Garden and Rafferty’s.