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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a very cool set-up, with free admission to exhibits and a self-guided tour. We were able to take our time in areas that we were more interested in, and move quickly through the rooms that weren't all that appealing. The exhibits were multiple mediums, including sculptures, photos, and paintings. The varied subject matter made it appealing to multiple... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't stay here, but loved the galleries' art works. The hotel looked great! Maybe we'll stay here another time. There's a lovely restaurant and bar that has inside and outside seating. The menu looks interesting and is highly rated by locals. Maybe, I'll stay here another time; I'd like to stay here! It's on Main Street, which is a... More 

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Thank JudyBethesda_MD
Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi JudyBethesda_MD, I am thrilled to see you enjoyed the museum portion of 21c! Please visit soon to enjoy the hotel part. Might I suggest the 'Asleep in the Cyclone'? If art is what you desire, what better way to enjoy than to sleep in our very own art installation room! Hope to see you soon! -Rachel More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is ideally located downtown close to great restaurants and by the river. We walked to the waterfront park to see Chris Stapleton as a last minute decision! It was incredible. The restaurant Proof was exceptional food and great atmosphere!

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Ah, yes! Dinner and a show. Kimfaith, such a great way to spend an evening in the city. So glad to see you were able to experience the hotel and all the cool places that surround it. -Rachel More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for what used to be the great service. It used to be iconic. Of course the property is cool, still very cool. Time was, service was at least as good as the property. Now, the staff is nice, just not giving great service. Mediocre started at check in, it was midnight, the guy at the front desk... More 

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Eric M, Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hello Mike, So sorry to read about your experience with us this visit. I left a message with you and hope we can speak soon. We would love to have you back with us for another visit and show you we still have it! More 

Warsaw, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot comment on the hotel but I can on the art expo at lobby. This is a great place to visit of in Louisville - modern art and form come together for a great experience. If the bathrooms have modern out coming out from mirrors ... It's a great experience. Would have loved to try out its restaurant Proof. It... More 

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Juancho D, It sounds like another trip to 21c is in your future! The restaurant is very cool, eclectic, and has the brand new exhibit by Fallen Fruit. Hopefully you can also find time to relax in one of our guest rooms! It's great to see that you were able to visit our museum where we are celebrating the greatest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night while on a family road trip with a 3 year-old and an infant. We loved the modern art museum within the hotel. The Al Farrow exhibition "Wrath and Reverence" was a favorite. It is difficult to stop at art museums when road tripping with littles -- this was much appreciated by my husband and me. We... More 

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi abwoli! I am so happy to see that you chose to stay with us even though the thought of a museum might appear difficult. We embrace all guest (Big and Small) and love to accommodate! Might I suggest a tipi tent in room the next time you stay? OR maybe milk and cookies? Making the littles trip as memorable... More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the 21C Museum Hotel in Lexington so this was a no brainier. The building is historic and the rooms modern. It is centrally located near the river and most attraction. Ike who checked us in was full of great suggestions and extremely helpful.

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Ah, RusPat_704, a repeat offender! The combination of original exposed brick, contemporary art, and modern room designs, really set us apart! I hope to see you continue the trend and see more of our properties. (But most importantly, come back to the Red Penguins of Louisville) -Rachel More 

Louisville< KY
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place! First of all the overall experience is inspiring. From the moment you walk in your creative senses are triggered. They have a thing for large pink penguins and they are scattered round the hotel. There was one on our floor that moved around. In terms of the room, there wasn't a view as we looked out onto... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel such a refreshing change. The art exhibits, even the urinal In the men's room were amazing. Also, I was traveling with a lot of cash as I was coming from a cash-and-carry tradeshow. I actually left the cash in the safe when I checked out. About an hour later the manager called and asked if I left anything... More 

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi Barrett B! I am definitely glad you opted for something different this go around and hope to see you again soon! I don't think it would be a 'vacation' if I didn't forget something at the hotel but I am glad we were able to return your forgotten moo-lah. Safe traveling! -Rachel More 

Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are fortunate enough to be within driving distance of 3 of the 21c hotels and (although it is difficult to rank them), Louisville is our favorite. Our most recent stay was for my birthday weekend and there is simply nothing to complain about. We were warmly greeted and welcomed by all staff and made to feel welcome throughout our... More 

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Sheryl W, To be considered a benchmark is music to our ears! Driving distance to three of our locations? Soon to be four because Nashville opens soon. Love having you stay with us in Louisville but just another to add to your repertoire. -Rachel More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
21C Museum Hotel Louisville is more than just a place to spend the night - it's a 91-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, award-winning restaurant and cultural civic center nestled in the heart of Museum Row in historic downtown Louisville. With over 5000 square feet of art-filled meeting and event space, 21c guests enjoy authentic Southern hospitality and accessible luxury while exploring the work of contemporary artists in America's only museum dedicated solely to art of the 21st Century. Whether you are visiting Bourbon Country, spending a day at Churchill Downs, or hosting a lavish Southern wedding, 21c is a modern epicenter for culture, activity and artistic expression. Applauded by Travel & Leisure Magazine as "one of the most ambitious unions of art and hospitality ever undertaken," and hailed by The New York Times as "an innovative concept with strong execution and prompt and enthusiastic service," come meet the infamous Red Penguins and discover how 21c Museum Hotel Louisville is redefining the art of hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 21c Museum Hotel Louisville

Address: 700 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2634
Location: United States > Kentucky > Louisville
Price Range: $228 - $422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — 21c Museum Hotel Louisville 4.5*
Number of rooms: 91
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