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Top Louisville Historic Hotels

2 Living Rooms, Close 2 Shopping and Restaurants
5/5 Exceptional! (119 reviews)
Great place!
"The property manager was quick to respond with questions after booking. The home was clean and spacious for our guests. Comfy beds and cozy living room. The outdoor seating area was lovely for our morning coffee time. The home is located close to so much shopping & dining too, which was another bonus. ..."

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

2 Living Rooms, Close 2 Shopping and Restaurants
Pillow and Paddock B&B
3.5 out of 5
3262 Old Sligo Rd, La Grange, KY, 40031
Fully refundable
The price is $220 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
$220
per night
Dec 6 - Dec 7
5/5 Exceptional! (41 reviews)
Outstanding B&B in Bourbon Country
"This is an outstanding B&B. Beautifully decorated and furnished, it is an ideal location for spending time in Bourbon country. Service is outstanding -- Bjorn was a wonderful and welcoming host. The guest pantry is a great gathering spot, and the property features both well-appointed indoor and outdoor ..."

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Pillow and Paddock B&B
★  Bourbon Mansion ★ 3 Story, Private Parking, Walk to Parks/Restaurants/bakery
5/5 Exceptional! (75 reviews)
Fantastic!
"This was such a great space to stay for a birthday weekend with friends! There was plenty of space, very comfortable and close to everything! Would love to come back in the spring or summer and use the patio!"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

★ Bourbon Mansion ★ 3 Story, Private Parking, Walk to Parks/Restaurants/bakery

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★Close to Churchill/ Expo ★Close to Bakeries/Coffee ★3 Levels/Spacious
4.9/5 Exceptional! (47 reviews)
Fun Louisville Getaway
"Beautiful property with plenty of room to spread out! Great location and friendly hosts. Would definitely recommend anyone to book here."

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

★Close to Churchill/ Expo ★Close to Bakeries/Coffee ★3 Levels/Spacious
Inn at St James Court
4 out of 5
1440 Saint James Ct, Louisville, KY, 40208
The price is $183 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
$183
per night
Jan 3 - Jan 4
4.9/5 Exceptional! (87 reviews)
Beautiful place
"The host was amazing, breakfast was gourmet."

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Inn at St James Court
The Pepin Mansion Historic B&B
4 out of 5
1003 E. Main St., New Albany, IN, 47150
The price is $99 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
$99
per night
Dec 6 - Dec 7
4.9/5 Exceptional! (388 reviews)
"Owner/host Ron is very attentive and personable, and cooked up a really wonderful hot breakfast, and even sat with the guests for a lively morning conversation. To us, staying in a beautifully restored historic property is always a treat, and when you figure in the cost of a hot breakfast, it is ..."

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

The Pepin Mansion Historic B&B
The Brown Hotel
4 out of 5
335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY, 40202
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $158 per night from Dec 29 to Dec 30
$158
per night
Dec 29 - Dec 30
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,002 reviews)
"Charm, historic hotel."

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

The Brown Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Louisville Downtown
3 out of 5
100 South Second Street, Louisville, KY, 40202
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $101 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 20
$101
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
4.3/5 Excellent! (801 reviews)
Nice place
"It was wonderful"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

Courtyard by Marriott Louisville Downtown
The Seelbach Hilton Louisville
4 out of 5
500 S 4th St, Louisville, KY, 40202
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $131 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$131
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
Thanks to the Seelbach team!
"Rare, excellent Southern hospitality. We are looking forward to bringing friends when we soon return to share the experience."

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

The Seelbach Hilton Louisville
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Shelbyville, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
110 Clubhouse Dr, Shelbyville, KY, 40065
Fully refundable
The price is $94 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
$94
per night
Dec 7 - Dec 8
4/5 Very Good! (427 reviews)
"Staff was very friendly and polite."

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Shelbyville, an IHG Hotel
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Louisville Historic Hotels information

 

Historic Hotels in Louisville

104

Highest price $220
Cheapest price $94
Number of guest reviews 3987
Total number of hotels in Louisville 1220

 

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Louisville?

You'll probably want to seek out the sights of historical relevance during your vacation in Louisville. And while you're here, you can check out the entertainment choices and fascinating museums. You can also take time at the well-known college campus.

What's the best place to stay in Louisville to be near historical sites?

Based on our travel expertise, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Shelbyville, an IHG Hotel is a top hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Crescent Hill Carriage House and Days Inn by Wyndham Louisville Airport Fair and Expo Center.

How many historical hotels will I find in Louisville?

Louisville has 1212 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 8 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.

What are the must-see historical sites and other places in Louisville?

Louisville is notable for landmarks like Whiskey Row, Belle of Louisville, and 21c Museum Hotel. Known for its live music and theaters, cultural venues include KFC Yum Center, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, and Muhammad Ali Center. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Riverfront Plaza Belvedere and Evan Williams Bourbon Experience.

What is a historic hotel like in Louisville?

Guests who choose a historic hotel can sleep in a building that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station, or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel as long as it's of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the communal spaces and guestrooms of historic hotels in Louisville, bringing the history to life.

What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?

"Heritage hotel" is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while "historic hotel" is a term often used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally what's most significant. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it's cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.

Do historic hotels in Louisville have modern facilities?

Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you might expect, though efforts have been made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the usual amenities found in any hotel should be available at a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Louisville, don't worry that you'll be staying at a place that's uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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