Can’t-Miss Hotels in Downtown Lubbock to Consider During Your Next Stay

Written By McKenna Dowdle

April 17, 2020

In the heart of downtown Lubbock, the city comes to life. Music fans fill the restaurants and bars with each note played by their favorite musicians while local artists line the walls of galleries like Tornado Gallery or the Buddy Holly Center Fine Arts Gallery with pieces inspired by the South Plains landscape. As you visit the “Hub City” and make your way throughout downtown, there is no need to miss out on all the fun as the night comes to an end. Stay downtown! We have a plethora of high-quality hotels to choose from. Check out our list below to find your place to call home during your stay in the 806.

MCM Elegante

Located on Avenue Q and Glenna Goodacre, the MCM Elegante is an affordable option at just $109 per night. This hotel is centrally based between Texas Tech University and the Arts District in downtown Lubbock. Complete with recently renovated rooms, a restaurant in the lobby and other noteworthy amenities, whether you are visiting for a conference at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center or a weekend trip, you can’t go wrong choosing the MCM Elegante. 

DoubleTree by Hilton

Down the street from the MCM Elegante sits the new DoubleTree by Hilton. Set to open in June 2020, this new hotel boasts a restaurant and bar, meeting space, fitness center and indoor pool among other amenities offered. This hotel is just one mile from Texas Tech campus and within walking distance to the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences. If you happen to be in town for a show at the theater, Texas Tech athletics or anything in between, consider staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton. 

Pioneer Pocket Hotel

The Pioneer Pocket Hotel is one of Lubbock’s exclusive luxury hotels. This pocket hotel is changing the way you stay in Lubbock as the only keyless entry hotel in the city that does not require a front-desk check in. From booking to checking in, guests are free to plan their stay from the palm of their hand. This high-end hotel is placed in the heart of downtown on Broadway and Avenue K, immersing guests into the thick of Lubbock’s culture. During your stay be sure to try The West Table, The Brewery LBK and The Coffee Shop located in the lobby. These hot spots are a Lubbock must-try! 

Cotton Court Hotel

Lubbock’s newest boutique hotel is scheduled to open this summer and we can’t wait! Designed to replicate a 19th-century cotton gin that was likely servicing the city, this hotel puts a chic twist to Lubbock’s agricultural roots while providing a value that can’t be beat. The Cotton Court is a fully-servicing hotel accommodated by indoor and outdoor event space, a unique social scene outside paired with a pool, the Midnight Shift restaurant and bar and close proximity to shopping and entertainment. Did we mention it is also pet friendly? For the full Lubbock experience, keep the Cotton Court Hotel in mind when booking your future travels! 

Overton Hotel and Conference Center

As Lubbock’s premier hotel and conference center, guests will find themselves fully consumed by the West Texas atmosphere. This hotel does not lack charm or charisma with its full-service restaurant, The Pecan Grill. The Overton also offers a complimentary airport shuttle, premier fitness and business centers, and meeting rooms from 12 people to 1,200. The two-level conference center features 20,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space. This hotel is also positioned right on the edge of Texas Tech’s campus, providing guests with a complete “Hub City” experience. 

Whether you are a healthcare professional or a guest to the city of Lubbock, each of these hotels are within three to five miles of the University Medical Center and Covenant Hospital. As you consider making future travel plans to the “Hub City”, know Lubbock is eagerly awaiting your arrival when the time is right. Until then, share with us where you plan to stay using #LiveLoveLubbock and stay safe and healthy to ensure your speedy return. 


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