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“Great views by the river” 4 of 5 stars
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Galt House Hotel & Suites
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   140 North Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202   |  
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Ranked #34 of 95 hotels in Louisville
Charlottesville
1 review
“Great views by the river”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The Rivue Restaurant & fish bar at AJ's made this hotel a delight. The revolving Rivue looks out on the wide Ohio River from the 25th floor creating ever-changing views. The menu was upscale, probably too pricey for some, but the food was fabulous. AJ's is open, informal and airy with an aviary in the center, bar created by a long, shallow fish tank, and ample cushioned lounging areas. Great hangout between conference sessions.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Louisville
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Had a fantastic time attending Abbey Road on the River! Stayed 2 nights, will stay 3 next year. Very convenient having hotel next to festival, could come and go as we pleased. Hotel restaurants very expensive. Wish there were more restaurant options in the immediate area.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Mchenry, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I've stayed at the Galt House eight times and have been very pleased -- until this year. It's an older hotel, so I expected some snafus, but this year was awful. The housekeeping left a LOT to be desired, and the elevators are dreadful -- as are the unairconditioned hallways. Ugh! Very sad experience this year.

Room Tip: If you go, stay in the east tower (the suite side). The west tower is older and badly in need of re...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Fort Worth
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I stayed in the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky for eight days to grade Advanced Placement Exams. My stay was most enjoyable. Everything is at the hotel- shops, restaurants, pool, and a spa. The hotel is also within walking distance to the most popular sights - Louisville Slugger Museum, the Ali Museum, the Convention Center, and Fourth Street Live. I loved my stay at the Galt House Hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Princeton
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Beautiful rooms although some views very limited; beds are incredibly comfortable; high quality linens; excellent location; pool area a great place to relax and watch sunset; downtown Louisville is a great destination with excellent restaurants.

Room Tip: Roomy; views can be an issue; some A/C noisy and rattly; very clean
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My company paid for me to stay at the Galt House and its always nice to stay on someone else's dime; however, one of these spacious suites would be the perfect weekend getaway for a couple. The suites are enormous with televisions in both the entry room and in the bedroom. The rooms have two king sized beds with firm mattresses. And the AC works so well that you might need a coat. Some of the rooms have fantastic views of the Ohio River which is gorgeous at dawn and at sunset. You can even see the fireworks from Slugger Field!
The Galt House is conveniently located close to Fourth Street Live, the Kentucky International Convention Center, the Belvedere, restaurants, Actor's Theatre, The Kentucky Center for the Arts, and the Ali Center. There is even a pedway that connects the hotel to the convention center.
So if you want the perfect romantic getaway without leaving town, check into the Galt House. Get a bottle of champagne and some chocolate covered strawberries.

Room Tip: Try to get a room facing the river.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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West Deptford, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I stayed at the Galt House for 10 nights in June for business. It was riverfront and had easy access to the riverfront park. It also had easy access to the convention center where I was working by way of a skywalk. You could bypass having to cross streets and deal with traffic by taking the skywalk for the two blocks to the convention center. It also had a skywalk connecting to the Yum Center. The room was great and so were all of the lounge areas. I did not eat in any of the restaurants, but I did spend a little time in the conservatory/lounge. There was a great gym overlooking the river on the top floor of one of the towers. Great view as you are working out.

Room Tip: Get a room on one of the top floors for the view.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Galt House Hotel & Suites

Address: 140 North Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Location: United States > Kentucky > Louisville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#20 Family Hotel in Louisville
#27 Business Hotel in Louisville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Galt House Hotel & Suites 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Galt House Hotel, the Heart of Louisville, boasts 1,290 guest rooms and suites, 128,000 square-feet of convention space and more than 50 meeting rooms. Galt House Hotel features six full-service restaurants and lounges, including RIVUE, a 25th floor revolving restaurant with amazing cuisine, as well as the Rooftop Garden and Terrace, Club 360° Fitness Center and the three-story Conservatory that connects the two towers over 4th Street. It is connected to the KFC Yum! Center and the Kentucky International Convention Center, and within walking distance of Fourth Street Live! entertainment district, the Muhammad Ali Center, Kentucky Science Center, Kentucky Center for the Arts, Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum and Frazier History Museum. It is also within walking distance of unique shops and restaurants. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Galt House Hotel Louisville
Galt Hotel Louisville
The Galt House Hotel
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