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822 S Floyd St, Louisville, KY 40203
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#3 of 15 Specialty lodging in Louisville
Welcome to the Vu Guesthouse and Luxury Boutique Hotel. Located in the historic Smoketown neighborhood of Louisville, KY, this 34-room boutique hotel was created from the historic remnants of a tobacco warehouse decommission in 1865. It was transformed into a stylish, contemporary boutique hotel that is a part of a multi-building redevelopment project. Classic yet chic, come experience a truly remarkable boutique experience just minutes from Downtown Louisville.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Snack bar
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Separate living room
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Simon E wrote a review Aug 2020
7 contributions5 helpful votes
We made a reservation at the Vu Guesthouse for the Kentucky Derby, it appeared to be a good option when seeking lodgings or a hotel in Louisville, there are a few reviews that made us wary however we regret not taking these more seriously. The COVID-19 pandemic has rippled across the States and when the dates of the Derby were moved due to this we contacted the hotel to ask if we could move the dates of our stay, after much contact to and fro they finally agreed to move our reservation only after threatening to increase their already vastly inflated rates for that period. When our tickets (and those of 85% of the other ticket holders) to the Kentucky Derby were cancelled and we have become unable to travel to Kentucky from where we will be due to COVID-19 travel restrictions the Vu Guesthouse have: 1) refused to discuss our reservation stating (incorrectly) that it was controlled by Booking.com. 2) when Booking.com confirmed it was Vu Guesthouse who managed this reservation they have refused to honor their policy in relation to COVID-19 refunds - "If you want to cancel your booking and have already made a prepayment, the property should offer you credit or a voucher for a future stay. If you'd prefer to receive a refund, you're entitled to that also" - that is to say Vu Guesthouse refused to offer a credit, voucher for a future stay or a refund despite having a policy in place for the same. Clearly Vu Guesthouse are a business that is determined, despite being in the hospitality industry, that it will profiteer on of the misfortune of others (during a pandemic) and refuse to honor stated policies for bookings, credits and refunds. I would strongly recommend anyone reading this does not book with the Vu Guesthouse as the terms under which you make said reservation are unlikely to be followed by the staff at this establishment.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Room Tip: Never pre-pay
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egrant71 wrote a review Nov 2019
Bellaire, Texas51 contributions7 helpful votes
My husband and I received a warm greeting from Jessy when we arrived at this beautifully decorated hotel. Our room was quiet w a comfortable bed. I would stay here again for sure! We stayed in the separate guest house. It has its own lobby. There was no ice maker, but Jessy and the housekeeper brought us ice from the main building. The decor is such a wonderful blend of colors, sparkle and warmth!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Niamh L wrote a review May 2019
Iowa City, Iowa8 contributions2 helpful votes
The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. Upon checking in, we were given a map of the area and several recommendations for different museums, restaurants, and sights. I loved the hotel's style - definitely eclectic and classy. Even the toiletries provided in the room were great. Would definitely stay here again or recommend to friends.
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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MIgirlinKYworld wrote a review Nov 2018
Louisville, Kentucky48 contributions14 helpful votes
This is a beautiful boutique hotel. They focus on high end customer service. The room was luxurious and very modern. The sheets and bedding very comfort. The hotel was very clean. The decor of this hotel was fabulous!
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled on business
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320KEVIN wrote a review Oct 2018
Bournemouth, United Kingdom119 contributions55 helpful votes
Vue Guesthouse Louisville This hotel is located outside of Downtown area in an old business area that seems to be on the up. At check the receptionist was friendly and helpful and process very quick. This is not your conventional hotel though. It is about 2 years old and based in a French 'boutique' theme. The reception and bar area are very different and colourful. There are rooms in the converted building but we stayed in the Guesthouse rooms, a separate new building at the rear of the building. (From reading other reviews choose the Guesthouse if you want a quieter and larger room, although there is some noise from the highway) The rooms are tastefully furnished with mainly leather (even the bedside tables) and all quality fittings. Greeted with a box of 4 quality chocolates on the bed, which again was of good quality although a little soft for my liking. Free parking. There were no coffee making facilities in the room but there as coffee available in the morning at the entrance.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: The guesthouse rooms are probably quieter and mor modern
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$109 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesKentuckyLouisvilleOld Louisville
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vu Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Vu Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Louisville Palace (0.6 miles), Art Eatables (0.6 miles), and Locked In: The Louisville Escape Game (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Vu Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Vu Guesthouse?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, blackout curtains, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Vu Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Vu Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Vu Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Brown Hotel Lobby Bar & Grill, J. Graham's Cafe, and English Grill.
Is Vu Guesthouse located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Louisville.
Does Vu Guesthouse offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Vu Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Vu Guesthouse?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) (1.1 miles), Churchill Downs (2.7 miles), and Farmington Historic Home (4.8 miles).
Is Vu Guesthouse accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.