Book your room at Galt House Hotel
Downtown Louisville, linked to the convention center
With a stay at Galt House Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Louisville, steps from Actors Theatre of Louisville and KFC Yum Center.
This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Riverfront Plaza Belvedere and Belle of Louisville.
Make yourself at home in one of the 1290 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an outdoor pool, and a steam room. This hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).
Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.
Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Louisville? This hotel has 124000 square feet (11520 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Galt House Hotel connects by skywalk to the KFC Yum Center Arena in downtown Louisville. The Fourth Street Live shopping, dining, and entertainment district and the Louisville Slugger Museum are just 4 blocks away. Churchill Downs is less than 5 miles away.
Hotel amenities include a business center, which stays open from early morning until late evening, with after-hours entry upon request; wireless Internet access is available for an additional fee. The property offers 53 rooms of meeting exhibit space, totaling 124,000 square feet. In addition, the hotel features a banquet space that can accommodate approximately 1,867 guests. A full-service health spa provides massage, facials, and beauty services.
Dining and refreshment options consist of the revolving RIVUE restaurant, the Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar, Al J's Lounge, Thelma's Deli, and Café Magnolia; Thelma's Deli and Al J's Lounge are located in the Conservatory.
Parking is available for a surcharge.
- Health club
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Business center
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 1290
- Number of floors - 18
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Wedding services
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Concierge services
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Conference space size (feet) - 124000
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Conference space size (meters) - 11520
- Number of meeting rooms - 53
- Snack bar/deli
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Steam room
- Outdoor pool
- Full-service spa
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (5.95 USD per 24 hours surcharge)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Flat-panel TV
- WiFi (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge - Revolving restaurant on 25th floor. Panoramic views of Louisville and the Ohio River. Main courses include such items as lamb osso bucco and shrimp linguine. Desserts include divinity pillars and assorted confections. Dinner Tuesday – Saturday night.
Conservatory - Glass-domed space, inspired by London's Crystal Palace, linking hotel's Suite and Rivue towers. Aviary and tropical plants. Includes Thelma's, a deli/coffee bar, and Al J's, a lounge with a tropical 30-foot aquarium bar.
Café Magnolia - Casual choice for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Open daily from early morning to late evening.
Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar - Selection of about 125 premium bourbons. British pub decor. Horseracing pictures, big-screen TV.
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Steakhouse offering steak, seafood, and sushi.
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel's Club 360 health club, on the top floor of the East Tower, offers exercise machines with plasma screens and DVD players, circuit-training equipment, free weights, a smoothie bar, women's and men's locker rooms with steam rooms, and sweeping views of the city and river (surcharge). Complimentary Pilates and body-sculpting classes are held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Massage is available for an additional surcharge.
Located on the third level of the West Tower, a medium-sized outdoor pool with sundeck features great views of the Ohio River and the Kennedy Bridge. Pool depth is 3 to 4.5 feet, and a lifeguard is on duty.
Waterfront Park, three blocks away, offers scenic walking trails, open green space, playgrounds, and fountains for cooling off on hot summer days.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Pilates classes on site
The Xhale Salon and Spa, located on the hotel's 17th floor, offers a full range of services, including hair styling, nail services, body scrubs and treatments, waxing, facials, and massages.
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Swedish massage
- Couples treatment rooms
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- Braille or raised signage
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 5.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 15 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per stay
- Facilities fee: USD 5 per person, per day and includes use of:
We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.