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Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 19 October 2013

This was a beautiful hotel with very well appointed rooms, spotlessly clean and pleasant staff. There was a photograpy show with many great photos of well known photographers all over the lobby level. They were quite good and interesting. The hotel restaurant served a terrific breakfast and had a varied menu. They also have a bar area, very well laid...

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

Thank you for writing such a nice review about your visit to 21c Louisville. Thank your for mentioning the photography exhibitions currently on display by Pierre Gonnord and Mohau Modisakeng. We show a variety of works in our galleries and photography is just one medium on display now! We hope you'll check back in the coming months to see what's...

McKinney, Texas
Reviewed 19 October 2013

This hotel has an incredible appeal for those of you that have even the slightest artistic streak in you. If you're a business traveler looking to mix things up, definitely check out this property. The museum, quirks and overall design will keep you intrigued for at least 24 hours. The rooms were large and had very comfortable beds, the staff...

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

Hi daveyeti, What a nice review! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We love hosting business travelers who are looking to add a little fun to their trip. I'm glad you enjoyed your guestroom accommodations as well as our restaurant, Proof on Main. We hope to see you again soon!

Santa Fe
Reviewed 19 October 2013

Contemporary hotel loaded with art and conveniently located with a very good bar and restaurant within (Proof on Main). Easy access from interstates in all directions and with attentive staff. Small "business room" off lobby with latest iMacs. Coffee, pastries and fruit in lobby in the morning (or at least the morning I was there). Plenty of commercial public parking...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your experience at 21c. I'm glad you found our location to be convenient for expressway access, parking and dining. We are located in the heart of downtown Louisville, making it easy to get anywhere! We hope to see you again soon.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Incredibly comfortable hotel and excellent art experience. Daring in their contemporary art exhibitions, perfectly balanced by well-designed rooms that prioritize comfort, ease, and good design. A delight.

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

Hi lalagreen, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your visit to 21c. We are happy to hear that your enjoyed your stay!

Asheville, NC
Reviewed 9 October 2013

My wife found this place looking for a stop over on a way to Chi. Not inexpensive but really unique. They gave us a room with french doors leading to a 300 sq ft terrace. And a second door from the bath to the terrace. Great bed. The lamp over the desk wasn't working and someone was there 10 minutes...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay in the Balcony King room. The French doors leading to the outdoor terrace are a great feature of that guestroom. I'm glad to hear that you were able to stop in Wagner's Pharmacy--it's a very unique "local spot," and I'm sure you rubbed elbows with some world...

Sea Bright, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Great location, friendly staff, lovely room and red penguins to boot! We arrived at the hotel to find a giant blue bunny greeting us in the lobby followed by the very nice staff. Red penguins are everywhere adorning the outside and inside of the building. It is a art display that we first experienced in Venice, though this hotel makes...

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

Hi Adrienne, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit to 21c. I'm excited to hear that you were already familiar with the Cracking Art Group's "Red Penguin"--Our owners found the penguins in Venice too! The Red Penguins are such a fun way for guests to interact with our art collection and experience 21c. Please...

Hurricane, West Virginia
Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

I stayed in the vortex room and let me tell you it was the most unique place I've ever been. The cabinet of antiquities can hold your interest for hours. The record player works and what an experience to chill out and listen to the record player and hear the old sounds. The staff is great. The good is great....

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

I am happy to hear that you were able to experience "Asleep in the Cyclone." It truly is a unique experience that can only be found at 21c Louisville. When you stay in The Cyclone, you are interacting with an actual art installation! Thank you for your feedback, and we hope to see you in the future.

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 3 October 2013

This was a business meeting and we met in the hotel in their gallery--we ate almost all of our meals in the hotel--food was great, staff was fantastic. They really got our company and were so accommodating. Around the corner from the Louisville slugger museum--2 blocks from the river.

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

Hi jogenth, Thank you for taking the time to talk about your experience at 21c. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your business meeting. It sounds like our team members, meals by Proof on Main and overall atmosphere made for a productive meeting! We hope to host you and your colleagues again soon.

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 1 October 2013

I haven't stayed at the hotel, but I go to the museum whenever I'm in Louisville. You'll find top tier artists displayed in several large gallery spaces. We particularly enjoyed a retrospective of Michael Combs, a fifth generation decoy carver who has turned his skills to contemporary art. You'll find a lot of really leading edge art here. And there's...

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

Hi areview28, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the current exhibitions including the Michael Combs show. Be sure to checkout our newest works by photographer Pierre Gonnord--they're pretty amazing! Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Trip Advisor.

Ottawa
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We did not stay at the hotel but did enjoy the modern art exhibit which was great. Good collection over two levels with a number of interactive exhibits - the one by the elevator was very engaging and the smoke blowers outside were ingenious. I would highly recommend. It is free and it is open 24 hours a day.

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

I'm glad you enjoyed visiting the 21c Museum. It sounds like you explored every nook and cranny and found works such as Text Rain and Cloud Rings--aren't they amazing? We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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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: $299 - $455 (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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“I would choose a higher floor for less noise away from elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles FranceneC_13, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The hotel has an active bar and is on Main St, so upper floors are quieter”
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“Upper floors and interior room”
 of 5 bubbles Kara77005, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms nearer the top floors are quieter.”
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