Book your room at Galt House Hotel
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.
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.Would you like to give us feedback? Share it! Opens in a new window
Galt House Hotel140 North Fourth Street Louisville KY 40202
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)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Children's pool
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Conference space size (feet) - 124000
- Conference space size (meters) - 11520
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Health club
- Luggage storage
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
- Number of floors - 18
- Number of meeting rooms - 53
- Number of restaurants - 4
- One meeting room
- Outdoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Poolside bar
- 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
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Children's pool
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Outdoor pool
- Snack bar/deli
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)
- Air conditioning
- Cable TV service
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Daily housekeeping
- Flat-panel TV
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Iron/ironing board
- Partially open bathroom
- Premium TV channels
- 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
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
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- 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 15 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 25 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.