Stay close to campus
The Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel is conveniently located to some of the best higher learning centers in the heartland: Creighton University, the University of Nebraska Omaha, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Less than two miles from the Cottonwood, find Creighton University, which ranks in the top third of U.S. News & World Report magazine’s nationwide college rankings. Take a pleasant stroll across campus, or cheer on the Creighton Bluejays at your sport of choice (check out the schedule here).
University of Nebraska Omaha
Just a quick two miles away from the Cottonwood is UNO: a distinguished research university that boasts one of the nation's top graduate-level public affairs programs, according to U.S. News and World Report. If you're looking for some high-energy entertainment, the UNO Mavericks ice hockey and Division I basketball games are always worth catching. Check the schedule and find ticket info here.
University of Nebraska Medical Center
A stone's throw from the Cottonwood, you'll find the prestigious University of Nebraska Medical Center. Founded in 1881, UNMC educates nearly half of the state's medical professionals, and U.S. News & World Report ranks its primary care, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant and pharmacy programs among the best in the nation.