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). 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.

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.

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