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21c Museum Hotel Louisville

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700 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a last minute flight to catch out of Louisville, so we did not arrive at 21C until 3 am. We were greeted with a smile and a bellman was ready and waiting to bring our bags to the room. In my last minute packing I had forgotten our toothbrushes, so we asked the bellman if the hotel had... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was extremely helpful in finding the hotel, parking, checking in, checking out, and getting suggestions on where to eat! There is a parking structure off 7th Street that is only $7 for overnight parking or you can pay $25 for the valet... Take your pick. The decor is beautiful and unique, the rooms are very unique and laid... More 

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new haven, ct
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for one night. The service was fast and helpful. The room was large and beautifully furnished. The bar and restaurant had great food and friendly people. And the art exhibit was really interesting and museum-quality. Also the location downtown is really convenient.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

21C was a a beautiful, interesting boutique like hotel to visit. The art was magnificent. The red penguin floated throughout the hotel! We ate breakfast and dinner at Proof on Main and both were delicious. The drinks were pretty and flavorful. We were close enough to the bourbon distilleries yet in the middle of the downtown fun.

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Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During my recent stay, the choice of art was VERY odd. I would say that it might give some, especially children, nightmares. Perhaps the management should give this some consideration? Otherwise .. the location was perfect for business meetings. The people were very friendly and wanted to please. Rooms were clean and well appointed (though I like slippers and couldn't... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here several times while we attend the Humana Festival of New Plays at the Actors Theatre. 21C Museum Hotel is well located in a lovely restored area of downtown Louisville. Its restaurant, Proof on Main is one of the best in town, also good for a nightcap. The hotel's motif is a red penguin. The owners found... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

21c's atmosphere is hip and lively thanks to the galleries; the interactive art by the elevators engages pretty much everyone. Everything at bar and restaurant was delicious. They made us an off-menu dish that we loved, so not only did they accommodate an out-of-season request, it was delicious. Best though, is the staff! Young, fun, cute, professional - not always... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always choose 21c when visiting Louisville. Service and accommodations are top of the line. But, the kicker is the vibe throughout - from the art in the rooms, through the style of the hotel and amenities, to the complete museum. We always leave 21c feeling inspired and refreshed.

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Caitlin H, Sales Coordinator at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi KAnthony2008, Thank you for telling us about your exceptional visits! I am thrilled to hear we have some loyal red penguin fans and hope you have the chance to return again and again for inspired and refreshed getaways! More 

Austin, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Are you an art fan? This is the hotel for you. A lovely space with a fantastic contemporary art exhibit. Because of the public foot traffic looking at the art, your room key is required to go up to the rooms. Rooms are spacious and clean. I stayed in a balcony room. The balcony is large and open - it... More 

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Caitlin H, Sales Coordinator at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer V, Thanks so much for your excellent review. I'm tickled to hear you found the art inspiring and that you enjoyed the sunny balcony suite. We hope you have a chance to return and to check out our other locations! More 

Happy Valley, Oregon
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91 reviews 91 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for several years and it has been great every time. It is a boutique hotel so comes with a lot of character. A lot of thought went into this place. The art is cool and the staff are exceptionally friendly and competent. The rooms are nice sized and well appointed, there is a nice little... More 

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Caitlin H, Sales Coordinator at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi Jim A, Thank you for writing a stellar review! We love hearing from our red penguin family and we're blushing from your thoughtful compliments. Next time you are in town visiting 21c, please let us know so we get you into that red limo - it's on us! Email me at cheinz@21chotels.com and I will be happy to help... More 

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