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10 Best Places To Stay In Lubbock, Texas: Welcome To Hub City!

Maria Cristina
Published Jul 20, 2017

“Hub City” or what Lubbock is popularly called is located in the northwestern part of Texas. It is the center of economy, education, and healthcare of the region. CNN Money declared Lubbock as the 12th best place to set up a small business. It is where you will find Texas Tech University with the sixth largest college population in the state.

Lubbock High School is recognized by Newsweek as one of the top schools in the US due to its international baccalaureate program. With a strong economy and educational background, the city draws thousands of travelers coming in and out of the state all year round. If you are in town for business or enrolling for the next semester in one of the schools, then why not take a look around and see what else the city has to offer. In order to help you get settled down, we have listed a few accommodations that will provide you shelter in the days to come.

1. The Raider Rose (from 79 USD per night)

This cozy cottage is located just a few blocks away from Texas Tech and is ideal for students and small families. It accommodates seven people with its two bedrooms complete with a living room, kitchen and laundry facilities. It has a fenced in backyard which is ideal for small dogs. This charming house was built in 1950, renovated with modern amenities, yet has retained its old country charm. It is located in the center of Raider Country and gives you nearby access to “Tom & Bingo’s” (the town’s famous BBQ), historic 34th street, “Caprock Café,” “Lone Star Oyster Bar” and “Those Iowa Girls” antique shop.

The Raider Rose

Price: from 79 USD per night

Number of Guests: 7

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2. Casita de Cedro (little house of cedar) (from 32 USD per night)

Looking for a small space that’s family and pet-friendly? Then this comfy little wooden residence is what you need. It measures 25 square meters (288 square feet) and is detached from the main house. You have your own private entrance. You have access to the backyard (which is an herb garden), grill, and hammock and patio area.

This cozy spot is very functional with a kitchenette, a bathroom with a shower, a small dining area and a king sized bed that fits two adults. You get a free continental breakfast along with renting the room. The owners are very friendly and have small pets of their own. They love to entertain and they will give you a 30 percent discount if you decide to stay for a month.

Casita de Cedro (little house of cedar)

Price: from 32 USD per night

Number of Guests: 2

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3. Family adventure time in Lubbock (from 190 USD per night)

Don’t pass up the experience of living in a ranch style home while you are in Lubbock! This home is ideal if you are in town to watch the football games or you need to stay for a few days or weeks due to work. You can bring the entire family plus two pets and fit quite comfortably in this three-bedroom home. There’s enough room for 12 people! It is newly renovated from floor to ceiling to give you a luxurious stay.

You ‘ll have a huge backyard perfect for grills and barbecues during the weekend with family and friends. There is a two car garage that is also used as a game room for the kids. It is conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to parks, shopping centers, schools, library, hospitals, restaurants and the freeway. What are you waiting for? Come to Lubbock and enjoy your stay in this family ranch home.

Family adventure time in Lubbock

Price: from 190 USD per night

Number of Guests: 17

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4. The Peggy Sue (from 150 USD per night)

The Peggy Sue is a refurbished 1938 cottage that is located just four blocks away from Texas Tech University. It is close by to the Depot District and Lubbock’s active nightlife. This delightful cottage is named after the sweetheart of Buddy Holly, a popular rock and roll star. The cottage fits six people perfectly.

It has three spacious bedrooms, two pristine white bathrooms, a huge living room with a fireplace, and a classic dining room with brass chairs and glass covered table. The house comes with amenities like beddings and linen, toiletries, WiFi, air-conditioning and free parking. The host tries their best to make you feel welcome and will introduce you to the local community so that you’ll have a memorable visit.

The Peggy Sue

Price: from 150 USD per night

Number of Guests: 6

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5. Blue Rabbit Artful Accomodations (from 595 USD per night)

This exceptional home is a work of art itself. The motif of the home is a playful mix of French, Moroccan and Mexican themes. Each bedroom has a unique and colorful design that is truly amusing and art inspiring.

You have complete amenities like air-conditioning, high-speed internet, a fireplace, laundry equipment and fully equipped kitchen. The home comfortably accommodates 8 adults (but sorry, kids are not allowed). It ‘s ideal for a group of students who want to live near the university area or a group of travelers who want a residence close to the city’s hot spots. It is strategically situated close to the arts district, Texas Tech University, and downtown Lubbock. The property sits in an old neighborhood that has easy access to shopping malls, casual and fine dining restaurants, coffee shops and Loop 289.

Blue Rabbit Artful Accomodations

Price: from 595 USD per night

Number of Guests: 8

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6. Hawthorn Suites by Windham Lubbock (from 79.20 USD per night)

Travelers love the location of this hotel because it’s near the Marsha Sharp freeway, Texas Tech University, Rawls Golf Course and Joyland Amusement Park. It is ideal for travelers who love to check-in into hotels and enjoy the amenities, or for travelers on business or a short stay. Parents of students in Texas Tech find this suite ideal to stay in when they are dropping off their kid to the university because of its close proximity.

The rooms are spacious and pristine. The décor of the hotel is modern classic. The room has a kitchenette, a sofa bed, a work desk, flat screen TV and WiFi access. You also get free coffee and breakfast together with the room as well as access to the indoor heated pool and fitness center. And they also allow pets!

Hawthorn Suites by Windham Lubbock

Address: 4435 Marsha Sharp Freeway, 79407 Lubbock, TX (see map)

Price: from 79.20 USD per night

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7. Homewood Suites by Hilton Lubbock (from 180 USD per night)

If you want hotel amenities with the feel of home, then this aparthotel is perfect for you. You’d feel instantly at home in any one of the 74 rooms that Homewood Suites offers. It is located in the business district and near the Lubbock Premier Cinema and Ballet Lubbock. It is also close to the Texas Water Rampage and South Plains Mall. After a convention or a business meeting, you can go around town to unwind, watch a movie, do a little shopping or dine in luxury before heading back to the hotel.

The rooms have spacious sleeping areas and huge soft queen beds you can sink into. You have a small dining and sitting area, a kitchen with the basic equipment like microwave, stovetop and refrigerator (if you prefer dining in the room) and your own private bathroom with free toiletries and hair dryer. You have free WiFi and internet access, a flat-screen TV and MP3 dock.

There’s a small desk where you can do your work which is separate from the sitting areas. There are free newspapers and everyday housekeeping. What more can you look for after a long day at work? Maybe a dip in their outdoor pool, relax in their spa tub or workout in their fitness center will be the perfect way to end your day.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Lubbock

Price: from 180 USD per night

Number of Guests: 6

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8. Staybridge Suites (from 144 USD per night)

Need a place to stay while you are in town to see a concert or a sports event? Then the Staybridge Suites is where you should be. This Aparthotel is located need the Texas Tech University and Vietnamese Archives, Jones AT&T Stadium and City Bank Coliseum.

Staybridge Suite features 82 air-conditioned rooms that have small kitchens with a microwave and refrigerator. Its amenities include satellite programming, video-game consoles and free internet to keep you connected. You have a quiet desk space to work on and the room comes with free coffee and tea with a percolator.

The free flowing layout of the room makes it very relaxing when you want some downtime. The bathrooms are immaculately clean and may feature a shower/tub combination. For sustenance, you get a free buffet breakfast and complimentary barbecue grills. You also have access to the outdoor pool, spa and 24-hour gym.

Staybridge Suites

Address: Tech Terrace, Lubbock, TX (see map)

Price: from 144 USD per night

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9. Overton Hotel and Conference Center (from 195 USD per night)

The perfect place to hold your business presentation and arrange a convention would be the Overton Hotel. The hotel has impressive and spacious meeting rooms and conference areas. The hotel also provides complimentary shuttle service for your delegates and guests upon request. It is located in the heart of the business center making it very near the City Bank Coliseum, Vietnam Archives, Texas Tech University, National Ranching Heritage Center and Jones AT&T Stadium.

You have over 303 air-conditioned suites to choose from. Each has a refrigerator, flat screen TV, free internet and WiFi, and cable programming. The bathrooms have either tubs or showers and come with free toiletries. You also have access to the outdoor pool and fitness center. The hotel features their own restaurant, bar, and lounge. Buffet breakfast is available for a fee.

Overton Hotel and Conference Center

Address: North Overton, Lubbock, TX (see map)

Price: from 195 USD per night

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10. MCM Elegante Hotel & Suites (from 169 USD per night)

The hotel makes it convenient for you to attend the latest art exhibit, wine tasting event or the latest Buddy Holly concert because of its location. It is near the McPherson Cellars Winery, Buddy Holly Center, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts and Carlock Building which are places right in the center of Lubbock. The hotel also has conference areas and meeting rooms for your business engagements. It also has banquet areas ideal for wedding receptions and large events.

The hotel offers 295 air-conditioned rooms that have flat screen TVs, WiFi, free coffee or tea, microwave, and refrigerators. The huge elegant queen sized beds are best to get a good night sleep after all the festivities you’ve been attending. You have a private bathroom with a shower and tub combination with free designer toiletries and hairdryer.

You also have access to the indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center. A complimentary area shuttle is available for hotel guests to help them navigate about town. You don’t have to leave the hotel though to get a bite to eat. They have their own restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They also have a coffee shop, café, bar and lounge and a 24-hour business center.

MCM Elegante Hotel & Suites

Address: Downtown Lubbock, TX, USA (see map)

Price: from 169 USD per night

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Mixing business with pleasure

Work can take you to a lot of places and Lubbock is one of the prime destinations of businessmen. It is also where most students would migrate to get their quality education. Whether you are in town for business, personal or pleasure purposes, you will find accommodations that will suit your needs.

You can choose from posh hotels where you can hold meetings to impress business partners with its luxurious and professional ambiance or rent a full ranch home where the entire family can stay while you are away at work. For students or travelers on a budget, we have charming little casitas and cottages that will suit your preferences. Mixing business with pleasure is easy in Lubbock especially with their wide range of vacation rentals. Why not come over and visit?

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Maria's hubby calls her a free-spirited gal. She's not afraid to try new things, explore new places, and taste what's new on the menu. Traveling is one of the luxuries she enjoys the most. When...Read more

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