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Room type

Suite, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Suite, 1 Bedroom Waterfront Balcony

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 5 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelDowntown 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.

Revolving restaurant

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.

Refrigerators, HBO

The Galt House Hotel offers 1,290 guestrooms and suites. Spacious accommodations include cable TV with free HBO and ESPN, and marble-accented baths.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 124000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 11520 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 53 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 1290 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Snack bar/deli  


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)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

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 

Spa Services

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 
  • 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 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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:
- Fitness facilities
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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.

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