Galt House Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

    Modern. Legendary. Transformed.

    Louisville's Only Waterfront Hotel™

    The Galt House® Hotel is Louisville’s Only Waterfront Hotel™ and has 1,310 guest rooms, suites, and residences, in addition to 130,000 square-feet of flexible convention space and more than 50 meeting rooms. The official hotel of Thunder Over Louisville® and the Kentucky Derby Festival®, the Galt House Hotel is the best place to find a unique and authentic experience in the city. Sip some bourbon while taking in the spectacular views of the Ohio River. We are just a shot away from Whiskey Row, where you can immerse yourself in the history of Kentucky’s native spirit. Explore world-renowned cultural encounters at nearby Museum Row, featuring icons such as the Muhammad Ali Center, the Louisville Slugger® Museum & Factory, and the KFC® Yum! Center, which is connected to the Galt House Hotel via Skywalk. See an artist at work in our Artist in Residence Studio, or delight your palate with mouthwatering culinary tastings in our top-rated restaurant scene, including Down One Bourbon Bar, Walker’s Exchange & Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar, and Swizzle Dinner & Drinks. Stay active in the Club 360 Fitness Center, surrounded by panoramic views of the river and city. Relax at our on-site salon and spa, or stay connected at our on-site business center or UPS Store®. You can also treat yourself at The Shoppes, a collection of locally-owned and operated retail outlets. The Galt House Hotel is Legendary Louisville®.

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    The City Centerpiece

    Wake up inspired by experiences and attractions in Louisville

    The Galt House Hotel, Louisville’s Only Waterfront Hotel™, is quite simply the best place to experience Derby City, authentically. Your stay is accompanied by views of the Ohio River, flowing with stories of our nation’s history. On the outside, it’s centrally located to all that Louisville is known for, including 4th Street Live, the museum district, the Urban Bourbon Trail, and nearby Louisville International Airport (SDF). Within, The Galt House Hotel is not only dog-friendly but offers free WiFi, a spa, fitness center, seasonal outdoor pool, valet, and self-parking. Known as the city centerpiece of Louisville, The Galt House Hotel embodies the excitement and energy surging through town.

    Salon & Spa

    Look and feel your best at our full-service salon and spa

    Indulge with a transformative spa treatment—from soothing massages to revitalizing facials—or, treat yourself to expert hair and nail services.

    Club 360° Fitness Center

    Relax with waterfront views and keep up your healthy habits

    Unwind with a workout in the fitness center, equipped with the latest strength-training and cardio equipment.

    Legendary Louisville

    A landmark intrinsically bound to Louisville

    From the area’s rich history to city-wide events like Thunder Over Louisville, downtown Louisville has so much to offer. Stroll along Louisville Riverwalk for picturesque views or hop aboard a Belle of Louisville riverboat tour to see the Ohio River like never before. Museum Row on Main is home to attractions like the Muhammad Ali Center and Kentucky Science Center, while Whiskey Row and the Urban Bourbon Trail feature both historic and modern-day distilleries. Catch a concert or a University of Louisville basketball game at the KFC Yum! Center or bet on the races at Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby—the most exciting two minutes in sports.

    Nearby Attractions

    4th Street Live!

    Belle of Louisville

    Falls of the Ohio State Park

    Kentucky Kingdom

    Louisville Mega Cavern

    Louisville Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals

    Louisville Waterfront Park

    Louisville Zoo

    Mint Julep Experiences (departs from hotel)

    Arts & Culture

    Actors Theatre of Louisville 

    Bunbury Theatre

    Derby Dinner Playhouse

    Frazier History Museum

    Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium

    Kentucky Derby Museum

    Kentucky Science Center

    KMAC Museum

    Louisville Glassworks

    Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

    Louisville Stoneware

    Muhammad Ali Center

    Speed Art Museum

    The Kentucky Center for the Arts

    The Louisville Palace

    Bourbon Distilleries

    Angel’s Envy Distillery

    Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

    Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

    Heaven Hill Distilleries

    Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse

    Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company

    Michter’s Distillery

    Old Forester Distillery

    Rabbit Hole Distilling

    Urban Bourbon Trail/Visitors Center

    Whiskey Row/Iron Quarter



    Clay & Cotton

    Derby City Antique Mall

    Joe Ley Antiques

    Nulu Shopping District

    Peacock Boutique



    The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

    Sports & Entertainment

    Churchill Downs Racetrack

    David Armstrong Extreme Skate Park

    KFC Yum! Center (connected via Skywalk)

    Louisville Slugger Field

    Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

    Trager Stadium

    Ulmer Stadium


    Galt House Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky
    Meeting room at Galt House Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham in Louisville, Kentucky


    A Taste of Louisville

    Restaurants & bars that define the personality of Louisville

    Louisville’s Only Waterfront Hotel™ offers seven restaurants and bars that draw from Louisvillian culture. Sip specialty bourbon, grab a quick bite, or eat Southern favorites at a variety of restaurants and bars with spectacular views of the Ohio River and the historic downtown

    Walker’s Exchange

    Delight in tasty dishes for breakfast and lunch at this American brasserie that takes you back to Louisville's early days as a port city. Featuring a brick oven hearth and over 8,600 square feet of indoor dining space, you can also enjoy a meal on the covered outdoor patio.

    Daily Hours:
    Breakfast: 6:30–10:30 a.m.
    Lunch: 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

    Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar

    Let the sound of shakers and ice lead the way. Featuring more than 150 Kentucky bourbons and assorted whiskeys, Jockey Silks is one of the founding members of the Urban Bourbon Trail. Enjoy craft cocktails for modern tastes inspired by classics served nightly.

    Daily Hours:
    11 a.m.–11 p.m.

    Swizzle Dinner & Drinks

    Sexy. Social. Swanky. Take in views of the Ohio River and downtown Louisville with swirling drinks and swirling rooms. The Swizzle Supper Club menu will feature the area’s best prime steaks, chops, sustainable seafood, local produce, and a robust wine list.

    Restaurant Hours:
    Thurs–Sat: 4:30–10 p.m.
    Sun: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.


    Down One Bourbon Bar

    A local favorite, this casual eatery features the best Kentucky bourbons, brisket, beer, and Louisvillian street food. A featured stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail offering patio seating, Down One is the perfect place to begin or end your bourbon experience.

    Mon–Fri: 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
    Sat: 4 p.m.–1 a.m.

    Happy Hour:
    Mon–Sat: 4–6 p.m.

    Thelma's Deli

    Fuel up with coffee, grab and go breakfast, sandwiches, salads, pizza, and more any time of day at this convenient deli, located at the Conservatory on the third floor.

    Daily Hours:
    7 a.m.–10 p.m.

    Galt House Provisions

    Unwind in the comfort of your room or suite with a selection of entrées, snacks, and drinks, as well as an extensive wine list.

    Daily Hours:
    Breakfast: 7 a.m.–9 p.m.

    Meetings, Events & Groups

    A Legendary Meeting Destination

    The Galt House Hotel features a rare masterpiece of 130,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including 53 meeting rooms that accommodate up to 8,595 conference guests or 1,640 banquet guests. Deftly able to host meetings of any size, The Galt House Hotel—Louisville's Only Waterfront Hotel™—is the largest meeting and convention hotel in the Southeast.

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    Unforgettable Louisville Weddings

    The Galt House Hotel is an unmatched venue for an enchanting wedding. From a gorgeous rooftop terrace with scenic waterfront views to an intimate ballroom setting, The Galt House Hotel offers picture-perfect customized packages that make your big day, rehearsal dinner, or pre-/post-wedding brunch legendary.

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    Offers & Packages

    Special Savings & Experiences

    Make the most of your stay in downtown Louisville with discounted offers and exclusive packages.

    Map & Directions

    140 N 4th St, Louisville, KY, 40202