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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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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The art is always stimulating and thought provoking, so unusual. There was a Cuban exhibit in both the hotel and the restaurant . Their signature penguin moves throughout hotel nightly. Too cute. I understand there are now other 21 c's in more cities, great idea for places without major contemporary art. Rooms are comfortable, but a little too stark for... More 

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

Hi Pami46, Thanks telling us about your amazing stay and how much you appreciated our museum! I am thrilled to hear we have a new red penguin fan and hope you have the chance to return again and again! More 

Waxhaw, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a modern art lover, this is like a Night in the Museum. Art everywhere, including the restrooms in the lobby. The rooms are large, the service is impeccable, and occasionally a red penguin is found outside your door. Choose a corner room towards the river for a great view of the backside of Michelangelo's David.

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

Hi LizardHntr, Thanks so much for writing this candid review and for including some insider tips! I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed our contemporary art collection. We can't wait to see you again when you're back in Louisville. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front desk staff and restaurant staff were exceptional. The art is cool and accessible. The price point for the service and novel experience are on point. The price point for the service and novel experience were on target. The fitness center is average. Proximity to Main street and restaurant and bourbon tours are perfect.

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

Hi jane k, Thank you for writing this great review. Contemporary art and genuine hospitality are our top priorities so I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed them both. I hope you can visit us again soon! More 

New York City, New York
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98 reviews 98 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

When a thing is good, it's fine. When a thing is great you have to tell someone. The 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville is, in a word, GREAT! Now there are some competing hotels in Louisville and I did check in to see them. You've seen the kind... They look,like every other turn of the century (20th) hotels you've been... More 

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

Hi pauloinnyc, It has been a pleasure reading this glowing account of your time at 21c! Your experiences of the stunning design, expertly chosen amenities and welcoming staff are what we love to hear about. I am particularly thrilled to hear you enjoyed our hospitality - a daily endeavor we are very proud of. We look forward to hosting you... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Great museum to walk through after you check out! The actual hotel rooms are very cool. Very unique and clean. Great toiletries. I want to travel around just to stay at each of their hotels. Also, the room service breakfast was good. Vegetarian options (oatmeal).

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

Hi JerCC, Thanks so much for your excellent review! I'm tickled to hear you found the details unique and hope you have a chance to visit all of our penguin families! More 

Barrington, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Absolutely fabulous! What a find! A destination unto itself. If you have any choice of hotels in the area, choose this one. It might be expensive but it's worth every penny. Would definitely stay here again. BEYOND satisfied! Restaurant excellent. Room spotless, glowing ... loved it!

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

Hi Sandy S, Thank you for sharing your fabulous experience with us. We strive for perfection in every aspect and we are thrilled to hear you were beyond satisfied! We can't wait to impress you the next time you are in Louisville. More 

Southlake, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel recently on a business trip and was VERY impressed. It definitely has its own creative vibe, right down to the food in the restaurant. (Try the catfish dip!) I am increasingly looking to boutique experience hotels for my business travel as the larger "boxes" don't keep me energized. The 21c is an energy rush from the... More 

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

Hi Bruce M, We are thrilled to hear about your stay with the red penguins! We love hearing that our creative approach to hospitality was impressive and energizing! We sincerely hope you visit us next time you're in Louisville! More 

Murray, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This hotel is in a fantastic location. Service is perfect and the quirky art makes lobby time easy to pass. The room we had was nice with an interior view, which seems weird, but worked. In fact i probably spent more time looking out my window than i have in other hotels with a traditional view. The shower was great,... More 

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

Hi Mehtatron, Thank you for writing a lovely review. I'm very happy to hear that you found your room to be relaxing and restful. Hope to see you next time you're in Louisville! More 

Middletown, DE
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Fantastic staff, interesting hotel architecture, super comfortable rooms, an art museum and a wonderful restaurant - what's not to love? Our stay was perfect from beginning to end. They even have quirky plastic penguins that pop up in different locations throughout your stay - including the on site restaurant. We have a very nice meal in the onsite restaurant (Proof... More 

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

Hi DE_Traveler_2012, I am so pleased to hear we hit the mark in so many areas! From our food, to our museum, to our staff, it sounds memorable indeed. I hope you can return to Louisville and visit us again soon. More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My husband I and some friends recently stayed the night, we all live here, but wanted a night "away". This hotel is so cool, with the modern décor and artwork. Manny made great suggestions on things to do and helped us get settled in and we even had a red penguin as a guest in our room! (-: The staff... More 

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

Hi DawnShip, Thanks for checking us out for your stay-cation with friends. What a fab idea! It sounds like you enjoyed our art and architecture, as well as our amenities. I'm tickled to hear you found the details inspiring and hope to see you again and again! More 

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