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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 September 2013

This hotel was FUN to stay at. There was art work around every corner and the museum on the ground floor was open 24/7. We enjoyed exploring the hotel and getting surprised by the ever moving foam penguins. The restaurant was excellent. They are within walking distance of most downtown attractions. They are about 20 minutes from Jim Beam -...

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi coveredbridges, Thank you for staying at 21c Museum Hotel. I'm so glad to hear that your had fun while you were here and in bourbon country! We'd love to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2013

If I did not have to pay an extra hundred dollars to have a small pet who does not bark with me... I would give it five stars. Since all hotels are per friendly now, I'd have to say their pet policies are way outdated and very unfair. Otherwise I had an incredible stay and I thought the art was...

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Gabe I, Director of Operations at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi Pockyforkitty, thank you for sharing your experience and specifically your comments regarding our pet program- hearing firsthand from a guest's perspective is invaluable. I love that you had an opportunity to enjoy the museum and hope you followed the art and the vibe to our restaurant Proof on Main. If not, maybe next time? We hope to welcome you...

Reviewed 26 August 2013

We didn't stay here, but stopped in for the museum. It was a wonderful collection of contemporary art that was both fun and thought provoking. Personally, I loved the tornado sculpture and the Last Supper painting. I couldn't believe that there was no admission PLUS the staff was welcoming to everyone.

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to visit 21c Museum. It's important for us to have our museum galleries accessible and free to the public 24/7. We invite visitors to stop in anytime whether here as a hotel guest, diner at Proof on Main, museum-goer or all three! Please checkout our website for new exhibitions coming our way.

Owensboro KY
Reviewed 24 August 2013

A friend recommended the 21c for an overnight stay in Louisville. Its one of the coolest places I've ever stayed. I don't know where to begin. The pengiun scuptures are moved in the middle of the night. A projector flashes falling letters that drape over your siloutte as you watch. Its like staying at the museum of contemporary art in...

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing 21c for your Louisville getaway! I'm glad that you enjoyed the museum galleries and art installations. We hope to see you again soon.

St. Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Are you whimsical and playful? Do you like art or surrealism? If yes, you will love this hotel. If you don't get why anyone would want red penguins moving around, you will not like this hotel! Some details: very good food at proof on main and..they give out cotton candy which enchanted one of my kids. Reasonable prices too including...

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at 21c! It sounds like you had some fun visiting with our red penguins too. Thank you for taking the time to explore every aspect of our property from the restaurant Proof on Main, to the museum galleries, to the details in our guestrooms. We look forward to seeing you again in Louisville, and...

Mesilla, New Mexico
Reviewed 17 August 2013

The staff was amazing; from the greeting when we entered, through check in with Mary, our wait people in the bar and restaurant like Andrew, it doesn't get any better. The food and beverage manager, Che, and the GM who stopped by during our dinner to assure that all was going well with our dining experience were an added friendly...

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi Sally, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review about your stay with us! That was very kind of you to mention our team members Mary, Andrew and Che. We are lucky to have such an amazing team here at 21c. Our guests' experiences would not be the same without them! We look forward to seeing...

Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

Amazing experience. Yes, it's marketed as a museum, and it is! Fantastic art, not just a few pieces, but multiple galleries. The service was fantastic and started the minute we drove up. Mannie (valet and guest services) was our first contact and was great..... personable and friendly. Front desk was expedient and friendly as well. Must upper-priced hotels have a...

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi Wendell, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about 21c. I am so glad to hear that you found our team to be friendly and engaging. I especially love your comment about "the people separate this hotel from the pack." We truly are lucky to have such a genuinely nice and caring team here at 21c!...

Villa Park, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 12 August 2013

My family of four stayed here on the last night of our summer vacation, and loved it. The integrated experience was wonderful. Our room faced the inside courtyard and felt bright. We liked the high ceilings in the room and it was very quite. All of us viewed the various art pieces on display and kept our eyes out for...

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing 21c as the finale for your family vacation! It sounds like you all had a great time searching for the Red Penguin statues and exploring the neighborhood. Thank you for recommending us, and please visit again soon!

Blythewood, South Carolina
Reviewed 10 August 2013

My husband and I have traveled a lot and stayed at some wonderful hotels, but there's not another that I would recommend as highly as the 21C Museum Hotel in Louisville, KY. We used it as a base for a trip along the Bourbon Trail, but I would recommend it as a destination in itself! As the name suggests, it's...

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your stay at 21c Museum Hotel. I'm glad that you found 21c to be a destination in itself, and that you were able to tour the Bourbon Trail as well. Our art exhibitions are always changing so please join us again soon!

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 6 August 2013

After a grueling 10 days sleeping in a hospital fold out chair, and the passing of my sister, I needed and longed for respite in a cloud of comfort. The 21c provided just that--and much more. In addition to all the wonderful amenities described by reviewers below, I found the staff to be sensitive, warm, and caring in ways I...

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Laura S, Associate Sales Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hello dots134, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of 21c in Louisville. We have a very special team here who truly care about our guests and their experiences. It is our goal to make sure everyone feels welcome, comfortable and pampered regardless of the circumstances of their visit. I also want to thank you...

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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
Region: United States > Kentucky > Louisville
Price Range: ₹ 15,525 - ₹ 26,006 (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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