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Red Lion Hotel Killeen

Located just minutes from one of the largest US military bases, Fort Hood, our Red Lion Hotel in Killeen, Texas offers quality central Texas accommodations in an ideal location. Our 132 guest rooms have all of the amenities and features needed for a relaxing stay, including complimentary breakfast and high-speed internet.

Those here on business or traveling in a group will enjoy our ample meeting and event space. Able to accommodate groups and events of all kinds, our Red Lion Hotel is the perfect backdrop for your corporate or social gathering.

Top Features at Our Hotel in Killeen

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • High-speed internet
  • Laundry service
  • Coffee and tea in lobby

Get Local at Nearby Attractions

Experience Killeen to the fullest when you explore the popular area attractions, hidden gems and local events.

  • Fort Hood Army Base
  • Stillhouse Hollow Lake
  • Stonetree Golf Club

Contact Us

Address: 803 E Central Expressway, Killeen, Texas 76541
Tel: (254) 630-1830
Fax: 254-630-1850

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Features of Our Red Lion Hotel
An Affordable Hotel in Killeen

Guests of Red Lion Hotel Killeen can rest assured knowing that our hotel is stocked with all of the amenities and features that make Red Lion feel like home.

Enjoy the thoughtful details of our affordable hotel in Killeen that make traveling for business or pleasure seamless. Amenities like our complimentary daily breakfast, high-speed internet, and ample meeting space take the stress out of travel and allow you to focus on what's important.

Features at Our Killeen Hotel

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary HBO
  • High speed internet
  • Pool
  • On-site ATM machine
  • A/V equipment
  • Banquet facilities
  • Catering services
  • Coffee and tea in the lobby
  • Concierge and guest services
  • On-site convenience store
  • Dry cleaning and laundry services
  • DVD player
  • Express check-out
  • Free local calls
  • In-room safe
  • Language translation
  • Maid service
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Truck and RV parking
  • Valet parking
  • Wake up calls on request
Killeen Dining
Explore Nearby Killeen, Texas Restaurants

During your stay with Red Lion, enjoy a diverse selection of Killeen dining options. Start each morning with a delicious and complimentary breakfast and end each day sampling the local fare at one of our favorite nearby restaurants.

Free Daily Breakfast
Jumpstart Your Day in Killeen

Jumpstart your morning with a hearty breakfast, prepared fresh daily. At Red Lion Hotel Killeen, we are proud to offer a complimentary breakfast, so you can stay refreshed and focused to take on each day during your stay in Killeen. 

After you’ve tried our delicious breakfast, try out some of our favorite local restaurants and bars. 

Killeen, TX Dining
Discover the Best Local Cuisine

No visit to a new city is complete without experiencing the popular local cuisine. Guests of our Red Lion Hotel will enjoy the variety of Killeen, TX dining options available, including everything from authentic Chinese to classic American fare.

Local Killeen, TX Dining

Shilo Restaurant

3701S South W S Young Drive, Killeen, TX 76542 (2.4 miles)
A popular choice among guests, Shilo Restaurant serves up a menu of classic American dishes that the whole family is sure to love. 

Taiwan Dragon

308 E Avenue G, Killeen, TX 76541 (2.1 miles)
Located in downtown Killeen, the Taiwan Dragon Chinese Restaurant is a favorite among locals. Offering a selection Sichuan- and Hunan-style dishes, this family-owned restaurant has been a Killeen staple for decades. 

Billy Bob’s Burgers

3921 E Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen, TX 76542 (3.4 miles)
If you’re looking for the best burger in central Texas, look no further than Billy Bob’s Burgers. This local joint is famous for their fresh old-fashioned burgers, homemade desserts, real ice cream shakes, and live music.

Stillhouse Wine Room

403 E Stan Schlueter Loop #308, Killeen, TX 76542 (2.6 miles)
Those interested in a more upscale night out will appreciate the elegantly casual Stillhouse Wine Room. The classy atmosphere combined with the world-class wine selections and light menu make for a relaxing and enjoyable dining experience.

Jokers IceHouse Bar & Grill

7900 S Clear Creek Rd, Killeen, TX 76549 (7.7 miles)
Kick back and relax at popular local spot, Jokers IceHouse Bar & Grill. Guests will enjoy the laidback atmosphere, wide drink selection, and live music of this Killeen bar. 

Killeen Group Rates & Events
Plan the Perfect Event at Our Texas Meeting Hotel

At Red Lion Hotel Killeen, we make planning corporate and social events simple. Our central Texas accommodations are ideal for hosting groups and events of all kinds, while our experienced staff will help you through every step of the planning process.

Our 4,600 square feet of available meeting space is capable of hosting events ranging from an important business meeting to a birthday bash. Inquire about our group rates and save on room blocks in our selection of 132 guest rooms and suites.

To learn more about our event facilities or Killeen hotel group rates, contact us at (254) 258-7338, or submit a request for proposal. We look forward to helping you plan your next event soon.

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Area Guide
Explore the Best Killeen Attractions

Don't just stay in Killeen—experience it! During your stay at Red Lion Hotel Killeen, get a feel for the city and its culture when you explore the local attractions and hidden gems or attend popular events. This unique city in the heart of Texas has so much to offer visitors of all ages.

Things to Do in Killeen, TX


Known for the Fort Hood military base, Killeen is also home to a variety of other well-known attractions and recreational activities.


Experience the best of Killeen at one of these popular annual events located near our hotel.

Hidden Gems

Tour Killeen like a local when you visit these lesser-known area attractions and landmarks.

Local Attractions
Visit the Top Sights in Killeen

Explore the best of Central Texas during your stay at Red Lion Hotel Killeen. From the famous Fort Hood military base to the various outdoor and recreational activities, there are so many things to do in Killeen. Browse through our top local attractions to start planning your trip today.

Fort Hood Army Base

Fort Hood, TX 76544 – (3.6 miles)
One of the largest active military bases in the world, Fort Hood is central to the city and culture of Killeen, TX. The nearly 215,000-acre installation is home to hundreds of military families and fosters a strong and welcoming sense of community to residents and visitors alike.

Lions Club Aquatics Park

1600 E Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen, TX 76542 (2.7 miles)
Nothing beats a fun-filled summer afternoon at the pool. Kids will delight in the many pools and water slides at the Lions Club Aquatics Park, while parents can enjoy the Olympic pool and bath house. 

Stillhouse Hollow Lake

(12.9 miles)
Stillhouse Hollow Lake is a US Army reservoir located near our city of Killeen, TX. A popular recreational destination, Stillhouse Hollow is stocked with plenty of fish making it the perfect spot for an early morning of fishing and boating.

Carl Levin Park

400 Millers Crossing, Harker Heights, TX 76548 (5.8 miles)
Spend time in the great outdoors at the local Carl Levin Park. This 35-acre community park is equipped with picnic tables, grills, basketball courts, jogging trails, an outdoor swimming pool, amphitheater and more. Perfect for birthday parties and social gatherings, Carl Levin is a can’t miss Killeen attraction.

Stonetree Golf Club

1600 Stonetree Dr., Killeen, TX 76543 (4.8 miles)
Stonetree Golf Club is a popular community golf club that hosts many tournaments and fundraisers year-round. Whether you want to practice your swing on the driving range or play a round on the course, Stonetree is accessible to players of all skill levels 

Killeen Events
Never Miss a Beat in Killeen

Guests staying at our central Texas hotel have convenient access to the year-round community events near Killeen. Discover some of our favorite events happening during your stay at Red Lion Hotel Killeen. 

The Vive Les Arts Theatre

Dedicated to enriching the Killeen community through the arts, the Vive Les Arts Theatre offers a diverse selection of plays and musicals year-round. They also offer a variety of children’s performances, workshops and other programs. 

Fort Hood Fourth of July Fireworks and Carnival

This year, spend our nation’s Independence Day at Fort Hood’s own Hood Stadium for a Fourth of July celebration. This free event is complete with a 30-minute fireworks display, concessions and live music.


Hosted annually at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Fest-of-All is a free two-day community event. The festival features a large sampling of food, live music and entertainment, family-friendly activities, arts and crafts, and more. 

Killeen's Hidden Gems
Find Things to Do in Killeen

Sometimes a city’s best attractions are those only residents know about. From outdoor recreation to museums and theaters, experience a unique trip to central Texas with some of the best lesser-known things to do in Killeen.

Bell County Museum

201 N Main St., Belton, TX 76513 (18.4 miles)
The Texas Bell County has a rich historic and cultural heritage. The Bell County Museum explores this rich history through their high-quality and dynamic exhibits, enjoyable to visitors of all ages. 

Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area

7999 Sparta Rd, Belton, TX 76513 (20.7 miles)
The Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA), offers plenty of fun activities for groups and families to enjoy. This local favorite spot is complete with a paintball course, mountain bike trails, camping facilities and more.

Mayborn Science Theater

6200 W Central Texas Expy, Killeen, TX 76540 (6.3 miles)
Located on the Central Texas College campus in Killeen, the Mayborn Science Theater provides a unique opportunity to travel through time and space in their newly upgraded facilities, which includes eye-popping graphics displayed in the 60-foot dome-shaped screen. 

Pfiefer’s German Bakery

716 Indian Trail Ste 240, Harker Heights, TX 76548 (6.0)
Indulge your sweet tooth at the authentic Pfiefer’s German Bakery. Sweet and savory, this local hole-in-the-wall has something to satisfy every craving. 

Boulders Sport Climbing Center

325 Indian Trail, Harker Heights, TX 76548 (6.4 miles)
A new take on your daily workout, Boulders Sport Climbing Center is equipped with 40-foot walls with 30 top rope stations, a lead wall, a fitness center and more. Whether you’re a first-time climber or climbing veteran, this local facility is a great place for a unique recreational experience.

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

Accessibility Features
Air Conditioning
Pet Friendly
Outdoor Pool
Business Center
Smoke Free

Room Types