A selection of the best luxury hotels in Louisville, USA. A selection by Laura Becker
Experience the epitome of sophistication at Hotel Distil, Autograph Collection, located in the heart of Louisville. The newly opened 4-star hotel boasts a fitness centre, restaurant, bar, free WiFi, 24-hour front desk, concierge service, non-smoking environment and comfortable beds. Enjoy a delicious continental, Full English/Irish or American breakfast each morning. Popular attractions within walking distance include KFC Yum! Center, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Kentucky International Convention Center, Muhammad Ali Center and Louisville Science Center. Louisville International Airport is just 8 km away.
Rooms: 205 Stars: 4
Experience a stay like no other from September 2022 at Stellar Suites, located in the heart of Louisville. Our 4-star hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, free bikes, free WiFi, a shared lounge, luggage storage space and family rooms. Each room comes with a wardrobe, flat-screen TV, coffee machine, private bathroom with shower and free toiletries, and some rooms contain a kitchen with an oven. Bedding and towels are provided. Enjoy a range of activities in and around Louisville, such as cycling, or visit popular attractions such as Louisville Slugger Field, Kentucky International Convention Center and KFC Yum! Center. Louisville International Airport is only 10 km away.
Rooms: 11 Stars: 4
Experience the ultimate in luxury at The Grady Hotel, one of the best hotels in Louisville. This delightful property provides a relaxing atmosphere with cosy rooms, all of which opened in February 2021. Located in the heart of the city, The Grady Hotel features air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi, and a bar. In addition, a 24-hour front desk and concierge service are available. This non-smoking hotel is within walking distance of the Muhammad Ali Center and is close to popular attractions like the Louisville Science Center, Louisville Slugger Museum Factory, and Kentucky International Convention Center. Guests will enjoy a continental or American breakfast, and all rooms come with a flat-screen TV and bed linen and towels. The nearest airport, Louisville International Airport, is just 9 km away.
Rooms: 49 Stars: 4
Experience the luxury of The Seelbach Hilton Louisville, a historic property located in Louisville. Just 400 metres from the Kentucky International Convention Center, this 5-star hotel features a fitness centre, private parking, a restaurant, a bar and room service. Located 500 metres from the city centre and less than 1 km from the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, this hotel offers flat-screen TVs in each guest room. Enjoy a buffet breakfast each morning and take advantage of the business centre and ATM machine on-site. Popular attractions nearby include Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville Science Center and KFC Yum! Center. Louisville International Airport is 8 km away.
Rooms: 308 Stars: 5
A stay at the Brown Hotel, one of the best luxury hotels in Louisville, is an experience like no other. Built in 1923, this elegant hotel offers a concierge staff, two restaurants, a gift shop and gallery, a business center, free WiFi, and 24-hour room service. Located in the Theater District, it’s a short walk from Louisville Palace Theater and just a few miles from KFC Yum! Center, Churchill Downs, and Louisville International Airport. With its classic decor and modern amenities, the Brown Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy the ultimate luxury experience.
Rooms: 294 Stars: 5
Enjoy a tranquil atmosphere at Omni Louisville Hotel – just a 4-minute walk from the Kentucky International Convention Center. Located in the Downtown Louisville district, it’s just 500 metres from the KFC Yum! Center. Relax in your room with a private bathroom, or take a dip in the rooftop pool. The hotel restaurant serves delicious steakhouse cuisine. Explore the local attractions near the hotel, including the Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville Slugger Field and Louisville Science Center. Louisville Airport is just 9 km away.
Rooms: 612 Stars: 4
Experience luxury and modern style at 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Louisville. Just a short walk from the Louisville Slugger Museum, this contemporary hotel features an art museum, spa, restaurant, and 42-inch flat-screen TVs in every room. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations, and minibars. The bathrooms provide bathrobes and hairdryers. Additional amenities include a sauna, gym, bicycle rentals, business center, and banquet facilities. Enjoy easy access to the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Frazier International History Museum, Muhammad Ali Center, and Louisville Slugger Field. Located just 6 miles from Louisville International Airport.
Rooms: 91 Stars: 5
Moxy Louisville Downtown is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking for a charming, hip hotel in Louisville. Opened in May 2019, this 4-star hotel offers a fitness centre, terrace, restaurant and bar, 24-hour front desk, business centre and free WiFi. Situated just 200 metres from KFC Yum! Center and 400 metres from the city centre, it’s close to popular attractions like Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Kentucky International Convention Center and Muhammad Ali Center. The nearest airport, Louisville International Airport, is only 8 km away.
Rooms: 40 Stars: 4
Experience the best of East Louisville at Embassy Suites Louisville. This all-suite hotel offers spacious, modern accommodations with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers. Enjoy the convenience of free high-speed Wi-Fi, and a work area, as well as Bloom Energy bath and body products. Start the day with a delicious cooked-to-order breakfast, then cool off in the indoor pool or work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center with Precor equipment. Later, drop by the Manager’s Reception for free light snacks and beverages. Atrium Cafe is also available on-site for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Rooms: 150 Stars: 4
Experience the best of Louisville from the Galt House Hotel. This historic, upscale hotel overlooks the Ohio River in downtown Louisville, and offers a full-service spa, 6 restaurants, and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Enjoy modern, air-conditioned rooms with views of the city and river, plus a cable TV, coffee maker, and work desk. Work out in the rooftop gym, shop in the lobby stores, or indulge at XHale Spa-Salon. Step out for fine dining at RIVUE, or take the covered walkway to the KFC Yum! Center. Louisville International Airport is 12 minutes away, and the hotel can arrange airport shuttle service.
Rooms: 1310 Stars: 4
Best areas to find hotels in Louisville, USA
When it comes to finding a hotel in Louisville, USA, the options can be overwhelming. Fortunately, the city is divided into several distinct areas that offer a variety of accommodations. From historic downtown to the suburbs, there are plenty of great hotels to choose from.
If you’re looking for a central location close to all the attractions, Downtown Louisville is a great place to stay. Downtown is home to the Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville Slugger Field, and The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, as well as a number of great restaurants, bars, and shops. The Omni Louisville Hotel, the Marriott Louisville Downtown, and the Hyatt Regency Louisville are all excellent choices for a hotel in this area.
Another popular area for tourists is the Highlands, located in the eastern part of the city. This eclectic neighborhood is full of unique shops, bars, and restaurants, and it’s home to the popular Bourbon Trail. The 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, the Brown Hotel, and the Courtyard Louisville Downtown are all great options if you’re looking for a hotel in the Highlands.
Heading south of downtown, you’ll find St. Matthews, one of Louisville’s most affluent suburbs. This area is home to some of the city’s best shopping and dining, as well as several parks and golf courses. If you’re looking for a hotel in the area, the Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown, the Galt House Hotel, and the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville are all excellent choices.
Heading east of downtown, you’ll find the Butchertown neighborhood. This up-and-coming area is home to some of the city’s best restaurants and bars, as well as the popular Louisville Zoo. The Marriott Louisville East and the Residence Inn Louisville Downtown are both great choices for a hotel in this area.
Finally, if you’re looking for a more laid-back stay, you can’t go wrong with a hotel in the suburbs. From the charming town of Middletown to the bustling city of Jeffersontown, there are plenty of great hotels to choose from. The Hampton Inn & Suites Louisville East, the Comfort Suites Louisville East, and the Holiday Inn Express Louisville East are all excellent choices for a suburban hotel.
No matter what area of Louisville you choose to stay in, you’re sure to find a great hotel that fits your budget and needs. From historic downtown to the suburbs, there are plenty of great places to stay in Louisville.