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Deluxe Room, Non Smoking
Suite, Non Smoking
Suite, 1 Bedroom Waterfront Balcony
- Two Queen Beds
Downtown Louisville, linked to the convention center
Hub of the city
Linked by skywalk to the KFC Yum Center Arena, Galt House Hotel is in downtown Louisville, 1 block from the Ohio River, 4 blocks from Fourth Street Live, and 8 miles from the Louisville airport.
The rooftop revolving restaurant overlooks the city. Views are also impressive from the health club and outdoor pool. A glass-domed conservatory with an aviary was inspired by London's Crystal Palace.
The Galt House Hotel offers 1,290 guestrooms and suites. Spacious accommodations include cable TV with free HBO and ESPN, and marble-accented baths.
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)
- Coffee shop or café
- Room service (limited hours)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Event catering
- Exhibit space
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Business center
- Banquet facilities
- Audiovisual equipment
- Business services
- Total number of rooms - 1290
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Security guard
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 18
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Tour assistance
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of bars/lounges 4
- Wedding services
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
- Luggage storage
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting facilities size (feet) - 124000
- Meeting facilities size (meters) - 11520
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 53
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Steam room
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Beauty services
- Full-service health spa
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Voice mail
- Direct-dial phone
- Coffee/tea maker
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Clock radio
- Window opens
- Cable TV service
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Flat-panel TV
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
- Connecting / adjoining rooms available
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.
Down One Bourbon Bar - Bourbon bar with over 100 bourbons to choose from, as well as cocktails, local beer, and wine by the glass. A menu offers appetizers, sandwiches, soups, salads, and side dishes made from locally-sourced ingredients.
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Steakhouse offering steak, seafood, and sushi.
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
- Running track/path nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Playground nearby
- Pilates classes on site
- Swimming on site
The Xhale Salon and Spa, located on the hotel's 17th floor, offers full-service hair styling, nail services, waxing, facials, and massages.
- 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
Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
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.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fitness facilitiesThe above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 5.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 12 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 18 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per stay
- Facilities fee: USD 5 per person, per day and includes use of:
- Additional Details
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.
Kentucky Derby Promotion
Book a minimum 3-night stay in a "Kentucky Derby" rate category now - 1 May 2014, for travel 1 - 3 May 2014, and receive the following:
- Welcome reception
- Welcome gift
- Overnight self parking
- Complimentary access to Club 360 fitness center
- Complimentary wireless Internet access