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Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center – Kearney

Hotel Front Desk: 308.237.5971

110 Second Avenue, Kearney, NE 68847

If you’re looking for a hotel in Kearney, Nebraska that’s practical, modern and affordable… end your search with the Holiday Inn® Kearney hotel. Located off I-80 and within a minute’s walk of the Younes Conference Center, we are the smart choice hotel in the area.

The full-service Kearney Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center offers outstanding amenities, making your stay with us both memorable and fun.  Start your day off right with a freshly brewed cup of coffee or specialty drink at The Drip, our on-site coffee bar featuring local baristas.  Feeling hungry?  Sozo American Cuisine serves contemporary American Cuisine for breakfast, lunch & dinner and features Nebraska-raised beef.  The Holiday Inn Boutique & Gift Shop offers a unique shopping experience featuring the latest in women’s styles, purses and jewelry.  Your family will get a kick out of The Captain’s Lagoon, the only indoor water recreation center in the area. With 30-ft slides, a kids’ fun pool and more, the Lagoon’s a huge hit with our hotel’s guests.

Have convention, conference, wedding or meeting space needs?  No problem!  With over 25,000 square feet of meeting space and a full-service catering staff, no meeting is too big or too small for us to handle.  We further cater to the needs of our corporate travelers by offering an on-site business center and complimentary high speed WI-FI throughout the hotel.

Kearney, Nebraska is home to the University of Nebraska-Kearney, Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney Regional Medical Center, Museum of Nebraska Art, Cabela’s, The Archway Monument and plenty of other attractions that will make exploring our city both exciting and memorable.  Our Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center is no more than a 10-minute drive to any of these great attractions.  

With other amenities like free shuttle service within 10 miles, an on-site fitness center with weights and cardio equipment (also, just minutes from the Kearney Hike & Bike Trail) and a video game room for kids, it’s easy to see we’re one of the best hotels in Kearney, Nebraska.


Reception Perfection. . . Our wedding consultants will guide you in every aspect of your reception regarding menus, room layout, décor and every detail. This should be the most memorable event of your life, let our professional consultants take care of it all so you can enjoy your day!
We provide the banquet room, the hors d’oeuvres or meal, the bar, all the tables and chairs (with chair covers if you choose) and linen table cloths and napkins, dance floor, cake table, gift table and raised head table. All included in one per-person price. Plus, we do all the set-up and clean up! All you do is arrive and celebrate!

Call one of our experienced wedding consultants today at 308.234.2212.

The Holiday Inn’s unique water center provides fun for your entire family. The center features two 30 ft. high water slides. . . A 200 ft long open slide and a 100 ft long enclosed tube slide, as well as an interactive submarine and octopus with two children’s slides and fountains in the kids area.

The center also offers:

  • Large whirlpool spa
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Complimentary towels
  • Seating area
  • Vending Machines
  • Complete Fitness Center
  • Video Arcade Room

For everyone’s safety and enjoyment, no food or beverage items are allowed in the water center and certain restrictions and rules apply for use of the facility. The center is required to close in the event of severe weather. Hotel wristbands, provided at check-in, and hotel room key are required for entry to insure that the area is exclusively for our hotel guests’ enjoyment.
The water center and recreation facilities are open daily with hours that vary by season.

Whether it’s a casual dinner for 10, a small meeting for 5 or a three day meeting for 500 persons with banquet meal functions, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center can accommodate your group in extraordinary fashion.

Meeting Space includes:

  • Two large ballrooms, each capable of seating up to 800 theatre style.
  • As many as eight additional breakout rooms for 10—100 persons each.
  • Complete on-site catering for meals, break service and cocktails.
  • Free broadband internet service throughout the meeting facilities.
  • Complete in-house audio/visual department.

We have the flexible meeting spaces and full service hotel features that make us the perfect place for your group. Family reunions, conventions, receptions, trade shows or special events. . . . We are well known for excellence in convention services and our banquet food service. We are ready to accommodate your event with our distinctive style of hospitality with the areas most experienced staff. Relax and let us take care of the details – call one of our planning professionals at 308.234.2212.


Click here for Meeting Capacity Chart

The Holiday Inn – Kearney offers all the amenities that today’s traveler has come to expect. Relax in our oversized, comfortable, quiet guest rooms or try one of our beautiful suites. Whichever you choose, you’ll wonder why all hotels aren’t like this!

All oversized guest rooms and suites feature:

  • One king size or two queen size beds
  • 42″ HDTV’s and DVD players – with free DVD library at the front desk
  • Work desk with ergonomic chair and speaker phone
  • Microwave and refrigerator
  • Free wireless internet access
  • Free library in the lobby with books, magazines and lots of games the whole family can enjoy

We are a full service hotel . . . featuring ―The SoZo restaurant and lounge that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily as well as all your favorite beverages. Try room service – let us pamper you! The hotel also features a guest laundry facility and gift shop. Everything you need . . . Whether you’re traveling on business or need a family weekend get-a-away, we are the perfect hotel for all your lodging needs.

MCWineBarLogoMac’s Creek Wine Bar, located in Suite A at 421 W. Talmadge St. opened its doors in the spring of 2016

The bar seats 40 people in the 1,500-square-foot space and serves only Mac’s Creek wines and drinks along with appetizers. There is also an outdoor patio.

The wine bar will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. TuesdaySaturday, and from 1-7 p.m. Sunday.

Mac’s Creek is family owned and has been operating just north of Lexington since 2000.

Phone Number: (308) 455-4932

 

Angus Burgers & ShakesAngus Burgers and Shakes is Kearney’s newest burger specialty restaurant.  Travis & Sara Evans of Sozo Restaurant, serve as the executive chefs and managing partners of Angus Burgers & Shakes.  Providing exemplary service in conjunction with the highest quality products to create a unique and memorable hospitality experience is the goal of the Evans’.  In accordance with their desire to focus on local produce, Angus Burgers & Shakes will proudly serve beef from Nebraska Star Beef in Holdrege.  A full bar will feature cocktails and both Nebraska and regional beers.

The restaurant seats up to 90 in the dining room, 36 in the bar and 12 seats outside.  It is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. MondayThursday and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. FridaySaturday.  The bar will be open late every night of the week.

Phone Number: (308) 455-6218

 

CoppermillCoppermill Steakhouse is Kearney’s newest steakhouse and lounge. Coppermill will serve premium, choice, prime and dry-aged steaks.  Additionally, they will feature fresh sea food flown in two-to-three times a week and a raw oyster bar.

The two owners, Adam and Tyler, are coming to Kearney to express their true passions: Fine food from local producers, combined with an array of local and imported beverages, presented by great people to produce awesome experiences for all guests and employees.

The steakhouse seats 180 people and features a small lounge and bar. The bar will serve high end whiskey, bourbon and scotch as well as mixed drinks and wines.

The restaurant is open seven days a week from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Sundays, the restaurant opens at 10 a.m. for brunch and closes around 2 p.m.

Phone Number: (308) 455-4580

 

Sozo LogoSozo American Cuisine believes every detail of your meal should be excellent. Our local owners and staff bring a unique, modern environment to this American restaurant. We honor the traditional by bringing revered dishes to the forefront and capture new favorites with our own recipes.

Each season, Sozo American Cuisine changes the menu. We are a chef’s kitchen and pride ourselves on creating new, distinct dishes to expand your palate. We celebrate local by using beef and produce from area producers.

Sozo American Cuisine is open daily. We invite you to try one of our signature recipes or stop in for our exclusive cocktails. We think you’ll find a new favorite.

Sozo American Cuisine. Local Produce, Local Beef, Local Excellence.

Phone Number: (308) 455-3444

Attractions

  • Yanney Park
  • Great Platte Archway
  • Children’s Museum
  • MONA Art Museum
  • Firefighter Museum