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Guest Housing at Butler University

Hospitality House on South Campus

Hospitality House on South Campus at Butler University

Hospitality House, South Campus

This Magnificent English Colonial home, built in the year 1929, is nestled on the banks of the White River and Indianapolis Central Canal in a town that was known as Shooters Hill until 1951. Acquired by Butler University in 2018, the house is host to guests of Butler, Christian Theological Seminary (CTS), and the Indianapolis community. It is the focal point of University Event's newly developing guest housing options at Butler University, and host to a variety of events. These events have included departmental retreats and alumni wine and dessert tasting gatherings. With new life and daily upgrades, the Hospitality House will serve the community of Butler University families, visitors, and guests for years to come!

When you enter through the front door, the first floor is a welcome to campus. With community space consisting of a fully furnished living room with a 65-inch smart HDTV, dining room, library, and fully equipped kitchen, including basic cooking items and dinnerware. Located in the lower level of the house, a HE washer and dryer is complementary with your stay. Parking at the Hospitality House is complementary and located next to the house. The Hospitality House has eleven rooms, each with their own unique layouts and amenities to offer to our guests. As we continue to upgrade rooms throughout the house, we believe our guests will continue to enjoy their visits to Butler University! Below is more information about the Hospitality House and everything it has to offer you, our guest!

Butler Collegian Article: Butler's Hospitality House provides on-campus accommodations for community guests

Room 204

Hospitality House, Guest Room 204

The newest upgraded room to the Hospitality House is guest room 204. With a full size bed, this comfortable room is enhanced with additional amenities during your stay. This room has an attached private bathroom, walk-in closet, and beautiful views of the Indianapolis Canal and White River. You will enjoy such amenities as a 43-inch smart HDTV, mini refrigerator, microwave, and complimentary wireless high speed Butler University internet. $110.00 per night with reduced rates for extended stays.

room 308 

Hospitality House, Room 308 Living Space

The most spacious room in the Hospitality House is guest room 308. With a queen size memory foam mattress, this comfortable room is enhanced with additional amenities during your stay. With a couch and chair that fold down to sleep additional guests, room 308 gives you enough space to relax after exploring our campus.The room includes a private bathroom, living room space, and beautiful views of the Indianapolis Canal and White River. You will enjoy such amenities as a 43-inch smart HDTV, mini refrigerator, microwave, Keurig coffeemaker, and complimentary wireless high speed Butler University internet. $130.00 per night with reduced rates for extended stays.

Hospitality House, Room 308

Other Guestrooms

The remaining guestrooms in the Hospitality House consist of four (4) rooms with private bathrooms and five (5) rooms with shared hall bathrooms. Each room has a minimum of an extra-long twin size bed, linens, dresser or closet, desk with chair, nightstand, lamp, and alarm clock. $90.00 per night for rooms with private bathrooms and $80.00 for room with shared hall bathrooms. Reduced rates for extended stays can be applied. 

Twin XL Bedroom at the Hospitality House

49th Street Duplex

49th Street Duplex located across from historic Hinkle FieldhouseThe 49th Street Duplex 

Located across from historic Hinkle Fieldhouse, the 49th Street Duplex is a great accommodation for your visit to Butler University! Just adjacent to the Duplex is the Sunset Avenue Parking Garage, home to Chatham Tap. The Duplex has two completely separate, but identical sides that create a home away from home. On a warm summer day, sit outside in the blue chairs and watch the cars pass by. On a cold winter's night, watch Hoosiers from across the place it was filmed. No matter the season of your visit, having a place to check into after a visit to campus, game at Hinkle, or show at Clowes Memorial Hall is the convenience and comfort of the 49th Street Duplex. $170.00 per night with reduce rates for extended stays. 


The 49th Street Duplex has two completely separate, but identical sides. Guests may either stay in 507 or 509 side of the Duplex. Each side is fully furnished and complete with two bedrooms with queen size beds, bathroom, living room, and kitchen areas. The living room is complete with a HDTV and basic cable, blu-ray/DVD player and queen sleeper sofa. A fully equipped kitchen, including Keurig coffee maker, includes basic cooking items and dinnerware for guests to use. Full-size HE washer and dryer is located in the lower level of the accommodations and is complimentary for guests to use during your stay. Lastly, each bedroom includes a queen size bed, dresser, and closet. Free WiFi for guests of the Duplex and each guest receives complimentary parking in the Sunset Avenue Parking Garage during your stay. 

            49th Street Duplex Living Room
            49th Street Duplex Bedroom

           49th Street Duplex Kitchen


You should submit the reservation form if you would like to request space and check availability. Space goes quickly; please make reservations as far in advance as possible. Internal reservations paying with a Departmental Account should be requested in EMS.

Terms and Conditions

  • Check-in will take place at the Butler University Police Department  (525 Hampton).  Check-in is no earlier than 5:00 PM.
  • Valid identification must be provided at time of check-in.
  • To check-out, keys must be deposited in the blue key box located outside of the front door by noon on the date of check-out or there will be a $300 key replacement charge.
  • There is no daily cleaning of the house. It is expected that the guests will maintain acceptable level of cleanliness while staying, including washing bed linens, towels, dishes, etc. on a weekly basis. Housekeeping will complete the routine cleaning, change beds, etc. upon check out.
  • Cleaning or repair/replacement charges may be billed for damage, missing or broken items, or excessive messes left by guests.
  • Smoking and pets are not allowed in the house. Guests will be asked to vacate if evidence of smoking or pets is discovered and an additional cleaning fee will be charged.
  • All applicable University and University Events polices will be followed by all guests.
  • Parking is located in the garage one block from the house. Guests will be responsible for any parking citations.

Things To Do at Butler University

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