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. This property also offers an airport shuttle service.
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 1,310 guestrooms and suites. Spacious accommodations include cable TV with free HBO and ESPN, and marble-accented baths.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Galt House Hotel
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
- Business center
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 1310
- Number of floors - 18
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Wedding services
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Concierge services
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Luggage storage
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Spa treatment room(s)
- One meeting room
- RV, bus, truck parking
- Poolside bar
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Conference space size (feet) - 124001
- Conference space size (meters) - 11520
- Number of meeting rooms - 53
- Snack bar/deli
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Steam room
- Children's pool
- Outdoor pool
- Full-service spa
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Snack bar/deli
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 5.95 per 24-hour period )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking
- Premium TV channels
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Flat-panel TV
- WiFi (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
- Partially open bathroom
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (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
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
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time ends at midnight
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per day.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
- Breakfast fee: USD 16 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 5.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 25.00 per person (roundtrip)
- Self parking fee: USD 20 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per day
- Facilities fee: USD 5 per person, per day and includes use of:
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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. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).