To reach the Hampton Inn Col Alto, 401 East Nelson St., from the W&L's Jefferson St parking lots, continue south one block to Nelson Street. Turn left at the light, cross Main St., cross a bridge, go up a slight hill and look to the right at the traffic light.
If you are traveling from the south, take I-81 to exit 188. Turn west on Route 60, which becomes Nelson St. when you enter Lexington. After you pass a Kroger supermarket on the right, look left at the stoplight for the entrance to the Hampton Inn Col Alto, at 401 East Nelson St. To go to the Washington and Lee campus, continue into town on Nelson St., cross a bridge, and at the second light turn right (north) onto Main St. At the second intersection turn left on Henry St., which leads directly to the Lee Chapel parking lot. Or, you may turn left (south) on Jefferson St. and park in the a larger lot immediately next to it.
The Roanoke Regional Airport is about fifty miles south of Lexington. US Airways, United, Northwest, and Delta serve the Roanoke Valley. Take I-81 north to Lexington and follow the directions above. Allow an hour to drive from Roanoke to Lexington.
Shuttle service to Lexington is available from Roanoke Airport Transportation Service (540) 345-7710. Call several days in advance to schedule service. Cost is approximately $65 each way.