Louisville, Kentucky has offers plenty of things to do. It is one of the best places for kayaking and has excellent barbecue and fried chicken, bourbon, music, baseball, horse racing and more. Make your time in Louisville even more pleasant by staying in great accommodations. Here is a list of the best places to stay in Louisville, KY.
No idea where to stay in Louisville? The Brown Hotel simply exudes elegance and class. This will be immediately evident to you upon entering the hotel. The grand piano, elaborate ceiling art, and twinkling chandeliers make it clear that your stay in Louisville will be luxurious.
The hotel rooms are equally elegant with classic neutral colored décor and vintage wallpaper. The Brown Hotel is a few minutes away from the airport, Louisville Place Theatre, KFC Yum Center, and Churchill Downs. If you feel like staying in, you can enjoy coffee at the onsite J. Graham’s Café, gourmet dinner at The English Grill, or a few drinks at the Lobby Bar.
The building in which the apartment is located was built during the Victorian era. It incorporates elements of modern design such as a minimalist color scheme, consisting mainly of white, deep chestnut, and neutral tones paired with colorful accent pieces; however, its roots are still visible in the used of faded, vintage furniture and brick panel by the fireplace. You can admire other historic homes, as the apartment is in Old Louisville. The Historic Central Park, downtown, and Churchill Downs are within walking distance, and NuLu, Germantown, and the Highlands are all a short drive away from the apartment.
Historic Central Park Apartment with Beautiful ViewLouisville, Kentucky, United States
Top guest reviewsoverhead fan three speeds convenient remote controlcomfortable bed and the handsome living room couch a trundle bed by night if needed) the back deck was a nice surprise for us and the kitchen had everything we neededbeds were very comfortablewe had beautiful sunlight room to relax cook meals and enjoy the patiogreat place very clean and comfortableeasy parking and a clean well maintained spacethis apartment is beautiful spacious and clean as picturedthis historic spot was a wonderful find spotless and very comfortableover a century old and so up to date smartly styled exceptionally clean very comfortable and attractive rooms
Host:jonathan was a wonderful hostthe hosts and their amazing placethe host are available and super hospitablethe hosts were incredibly prompt with responses and willing to helpcomfortable and host was very responsiveRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat location just minutes to downtownits proximity to the park restaurants and cafes was idealgreat location and incredibly comfygreat place and great location
The arts and culture scene in Louisville is at an all-time high these days. Art may not be what initially comes to mind when we think of Kentucky, but this contemporary and artsy apartment would like to change your mind. Located in NuLu, or New Louisville, the house is ideal for couples as it can only accommodate a maximum of two guests. With the property being in such a prime location, visitors have plenty of opportunities to check out what magic the arts district has to offer. You can freely borrow the bike and explore NuLu at your convenience!
Turquoise Suite in Nulu Arts DistrictLouisville, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed and couch were both comfortablebed was super comfortable and the amenities were good (coffee kitchen utensils bathroom soaps and towels etcthe things that need to be full-sized and comfortable are (bed sofa bathroom tv wifi)great amenities comfortable space quick and easy communicationthe things that can be more efficiently sized for a traveller are (kitchen clothes closet seating)everything was very cleangreat place to stay super cleanwas a very clean place with an easy check-inperfect place perfect spot everything was very clean and just as picturedthe place was very clean and unique for sure
Host:the recommendations provided by the host were also really helpfulthe host were very nice and warmhosts are super communicative and helpfulguests were very accommodating and great to communicate withit had everything we needed for our stay the hosts were super helpful and communicative as wellRead more reviewsgreat location in louisvillegreat location and easy check insuper cute stylish place right in nulu districtthe location is great for louisvillewe loved staying here the location is great
Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown is a historic hotel that is located right next to Louisville’s entertainment district. It is also a few blocks away from top tourist attractions such as KFC Yum! Center, Mohammad Ali Museum, and Museum Row. Though the hotel is historic, the interior and amenities offered are all modern. The rooms have a contemporary and minimalist décor consisting of white and varying shades of brown. All of the rooms include a sitting area, dining table, and wide screen television. Guests also have access to 24-hour business and fitness centers.
Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown
Address: 501 South Fourth Street
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Luggage storage Fax/photocopying Shared lounge/TV area Thermometers for guests provided by property Pool/beach towels All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Internet services
This unique lodging in Louisville, KY is simply lovely and delicate. The color palette consists of soft calming colors: white, sky blue, gray, and cream. Brick and wood panels provide some texture and interest to the rooms.
The home literally steps away from Restaurant Row, allowing you to sample all the best foods in the city. It is also near Bardstown Road, one of the city’s major roads, making it convenient to travel to the lively downtown area; however, the house itself is located in a quiet, tranquil neighborhood.
Lovely Home Steps to Restaurant RowLouisville, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe loved sitting on the front porch under the fan having a drink and some foodthe exposed brick fireplace hardwood floors and beautiful iron grates were a few of our favorite touchesthe beds were very comfortable and the kitchen and bathroom were fully stocked with anything we neededthe beds were comfortable and the kitchen amenities were clean and high endvery clean and comfortableclean and plenty of towels blankets etcvery nice clean houseit was very cleanbright clean and well appointed
Host:the owners can definitely make home improvements for the priceandrew was also highly communicative and response and we liked itwe found working with our host to be a perfect experiencewe had a great time andrew is an amazing hostthanks andrew for being such a good hostRead more reviewslocation is greatgreat location in the highlandsgreat location so many restaurants really close bysuper cute house and great locationeasy walking to bardstown rd
This home in the center of NuLu is one of the cool places to stay in Louisville, KY. With its unique combination of textures, mixing and matching of bold and neutral colors, and interesting art pieces, the accommodation is as hip as the neighborhood in which it is located. It is surrounded by various restaurants, local cafes, art galleries, bars, and quaint boutiques. It is also within walking distance of Slugger Field and the bourbon distilleries, for which the city is known. If you would like to travel further, take the free bus that stops near the home.
Stay in the Heart of NuLuLouisville, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsall of the necessary amenities and very comfortable spacecomfortable furnishings including a king size bed and modular couchesnice bed and it had a fan very beautiful spacegreat local tips and amazingly comfortable spacewe had a terrific time at this apartmentspace was clean and stylishsuper clean with nice eclectic touchesthis place was extremely clean and just as describedthe place was spotless when i arrived and very comfortablethe place is very clean and stylish
Host:great tips by the host and stylish placegreat team of hosts very responsivehost was responsive and made check in and check out easykimberly was a great host and i would stay againquick and easy in and out and possibly the most helpful and quick-to-respond host out thereRead more reviewsgreat location walking distance to everythingwe loved the location and neighborhood vibegreat location and very stylish spacegreat location in the heart of louisvilleexcellent location comfortable and stylish
Galt House Hotel is a four-star accommodation overlooking the Ohio River. Located on North 4th Street in downtown Louisville, it is a well sought-after lodging due to the accessibility of famous landmarks and attractions in the city. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all suites and houses six restaurants, a rooftop gym, and several retail shops. Should you wish to explore more of Louisville, make your way to Muhammad Ali Center, Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, and Frazier International History Museum.
This bungalow is simply chic with its almost all white rooms, high ceiling, exposed brick, and vintage fireplace. It is in the Old Historic Center of the city, which is one of the best areas to stay in Louisville, KY, and provides wonderful views of Victorian style mansions. The bungalow is located right on Louisville’s iconic Bourbon Trail and is only a few minutes away from Fourth Live Street, Highlands, and downtown area. You will have no shortage of activities and excitement!
Chic, historic bungalow
Price: from 115 USD
Number of Guests: 8
Oh, what would it be like to live right along the river? At this insanely beautiful home, you won’t have to wonder! Located just eight minutes by car from downtown Louisville, this property proudly stands on River Road and is aptly called The River’s Edge Oasis. This large home can comfortably accommodate five people, although, with its intimate and scenic location, it’s a popular choice among couples. How nice would it be to sip on a good ol’ glass of bourbon with your loved one, sit by the balcony, and watch the night overtake the vast skies?
The River's Edge Oasis...Relax & unwind...Casual luxury, Close to downtown,
Top guest reviewsthis was a beautiful clean housetrim bushes and clean up trash around garbage can a few bugswell stocked and cleana clean and modern aesthetic and everything was very comfortable
Host:james was a super helpful host and so quick to respond to questions and requestsRead more reviewshope to stay here again i recently recommended this location to a friendit was above our expectations great location in louisvillevery close to downtown louisville we enjoyed our stay and would consider coming back for the property aloneso relaxing and a great place to escape from the crazinessit was the perfect place for a few down days during the pandemic
This luxurious penthouse loft is in downtown Louisville and provides a gorgeous view of the city and Ohio River. The view of the interior of the loft is almost as wonderful. The décor is urban and unique with bold azure walls and furniture, red-orange accents, and a statement, steel gray leather couch. Trendy restaurants, bars, shopping centers, and major tourist attractions such as the Slugger Factory and Fourth Live Street, are all within walking distance of the loft.
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Top guest reviewsthe beds were so comfortable words can't expressall the beds retract to make the space nice and openthe loft was extremely clean and comfortable
Host:sarah was very accommodating and made sure we were well taken care ofthe staff went above and beyond to be helpfulsarah and her staff did an amazing job making sure we had a fantastic timelikewise sarah and the management staff communicated really well and accommodated our group's needssarah was on point and responsive on any texts sent throughout the day/nightRead more reviewsthe location was fantastic (within walking distance to nearly everything in the downtown area)i highly recommend this locationthe location was perfect to walk to restaurants bars wild eggs breakfast you name itthis is a very neat historic building in a great location and a lovely view
If you would like to stay in a stylish, comfortable accommodation that is also affordable, consider NuLu Bed and Breakfast. This late 19th century home exudes a vintage charm with its slightly worn brick walls, fireplace with intricate metal carvings, and mahogany furniture. The complimentary breakfast and fully equipped kitchen will make you feel right at home. The bed and breakfast is located a mere half a block from Louisville’s trendy and artsy NuLu district. It is also a few blocks away from Museum Row and Slugger Field and less than one mile away from the Ohio River.
NuLu Pearl Bed & Breakfast - A Unique Experience
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Subpar accommodations can put a damper on even the most fantastic trip. Use this list to find quality places that suit your style, travel goals, and budget and enhance your stay in Louisville.
Frequently asked questions about places to stay in Louisville, KY
1. Which places to stay in Louisville have a pool?
Some of the accommodations that you should take a look at if you’re on the hunt for places to stay that has a swimming pool are Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown and Galt House Hotel, A Trademark Collection Hotel.
2. Which places to stay in Louisville are good for couples?
Turquoise Suite in Nulu Arts District, The River’s Edge Oasis, and The Brown Hotel are some of the places to stay in Louisville that are ideal for couples who are looking to have their romantic getaway in the city.
3. Which places to stay in Louisville are good for families?
If you’re traveling to Louisville with your family and children, check out these places to stay that are good for families: Sunny Victorian apartment, Lovely Louisville home, and Home in the heart of NuLu.
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