The Galt House Hotel Is Your Guide to Popular Louisville Attractions

Located just two blocks from historic whiskey row in the heart of downtown, The Galt House Hotel is more than just the riverfront hotel in Louisville, it’s your guide to the iconic Louisville attractions that put this city on the map. Within a mile of the hotel, you’ll discover iconic institutions, renowned performing arts centers and inspiring artists, along with the city’s best nightlife at Fourth Street Live! entertainment district.  

Tour Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, or catch a live sporting event or concert at the KFC Yum! Center (connected to the hotel via Skywalk). Take advantage of some of the best shopping in Louisville just minutes from our hotel, stroll along Waterfront Park or discover the unique masterpieces at Louisville Glassworks. From the thrill of Churchill Downs to the chill of the Urban Bourbon Trail (starting with our very own Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar, you’ll find the best of Louisville just minutes from your hotel room.

Visit our partner page for special offers on nearby Louisville attractions.

There are several hotels to stay for the Kentucky Derby™, but only one official hotel! The Galt House Hotel is The Official Host Hotel of Kentucky Derby™ - view our exclusive Kentucky Derby Packages.

As the Official Hotel of the Waterfront Park we have arranged a preferred partnership with Louisville Segway whereby our guests will now receive an exclusive discount offer.   Galt House Hotel guests can benefit with one of the offers below:

  • Louisville Segway Tours - $15.00 discount exclusive promo code "GALT" online reservations for any tour  (25% savings)
  • Wheel Fun Rentals  - $5.00 discount on any rental with presentation of Galt House Hotel guest key card

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Book your stay today at a downtown hotel near the KFC Yum! Center and numerous Louisville attractions.