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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We went to the c21 for the museum part. It's easy to find with a huge golden statue in front and some red plastic penguins on the roof, near the Louisville Slugger factory. Some sculptures and paintings are really weird and deserve a visit.

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

Thank you for visiting our museum galleries at 21c. You're right--our larger than life-sized statue of David by Serkan Ozkaya is hard to miss, and our Red Penguins by the Cracking Art Group are so much fun! Thank you for your feedback.

Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 19 July 2013

While we didn't stay at this hotel, nor did we eat in the acclaimed restaurant (PURE), we stopped by to see the museum exhibits. It was great. Modern art at it's best.I highly recommend you stop in this place, and check out the bathrooms while you're there. (I won't spoil the surprise). NOTE: I wouldn't recommend for children, because there...

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

Thank you for visiting our museum. It sounds like you had fun exploring our gallery space, and found art in unexpected places too! We hope you get a chance to stay overnight sometime and dine at Proof on Main as well.

Windsor
Reviewed 18 July 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night in Louisville at 21c. Staff (drake) was very informative an made for a easy check in. we stayed one night as we were passing through. Quite, Large, clean rooms and comfortable beds. Grab a drink and check out the museum. Interesting pieces throughout. Also attached is the restaurant which was great. Food was good and cocktails were...

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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 visit to 21c. I'm glad you mentioned our Front Desk Agent, Drake! We are lucky to have such great Team Members who create a seamless experience for our guests from check-in to check-out. We look forward to having you next time your travels bring you to Louisville.

Acworth, Georgia
Reviewed 18 July 2013

My family stayed here on the 4th of July. The hotel was great and the service was excellent. The location made it easy to walk to whatever we wanted, like the Louisville Slugger factory and restaurants. We truly enjoyed the art spread throught the hotel and the architecural details such as exposed brick in the room. My children enjoyed finding...

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

Hi Angela, Thank you for spending your 4th of July weekend with us. It sounds like you and your family were able to explore Museum Row, and had some fun with our red penguins! Thank you for visiting and for sharing your experience.

Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2013

The basement and ground floor of this hotel is also a museum / art gallery, making it a very unique place to stay. The hotel has a lively atmosphere, with very friendly staff. Our room overlooked an inner courtyard but the decor in the courtyard still provided an interesting view, definitely better than the 'rooftops and ventilator shafts you sometimes...

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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. I'm glad to hear that you found our property to be a fun place, and that you enjoyed your interior-facing room. The architectural features and decorative lighting in that space are so unique! Thanks again for your feedback.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2013

My family of 3 spent one night at the 21c in Louisville, KY this month. We loved that the hotel is pet friendly, and the art on the main 2 levels was very interesting (my son loved the cloud-makers). We had a double atrium view room, 2 double beds with a view into the center of the building (skylights allowing...

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

Thank you for sharing your 21c Louisville experience with us; your feedback is invaluable. I’m delighted you and your family enjoyed exploring our 9000 sq ft contemporary art museum; should you return and want to learn more, our friendly and welcoming staff conduct informative tours on Fridays and Saturdays at 5pm. I was very disappointed to read that your guestroom...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 July 2013

We stayed in 21C 3 nights and it was an amazing experience. Wonderful innovative artwork everywhere including elevators and bathrooms, nicely decorated spacious rooms, I was very impressed with their attention to details - handwritten welcome note, cute little rubber duck in the bathroom, stuff is very attentive and sweet. Restaurant is definitely worth checking out as well - flawless...

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

Hi Sonia, Thank you for visiting 21c and for taking the time to write a review about your stay. I'm glad that you found our team to be detail oriented--we truly believe the little things make a big difference! We look forward to having you again soon.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 July 2013

LIke a mini vacation. The staff both in the hotel and the restaurant, were delightful and very accommodating. We would return to Louisville just for this hotel. Follow East Market Street..for some cute shops and good food.

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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. I'm glad you were able to explore the neighborhood and the NuLu area. We would love to see you again soon!

Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We have been wanting to visit Louisville since 21c opened. Came to town for the 4th holiday and to see the Eagles at the Yum Center. It is in a great location for exploring all parts of the city--Market street restaurants are near and the Highlands areas are just a short cab ride away. Proof dinner the first night was...

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

Thanks for choosing 21c Museum Hotel for your visit to Louisville over the holiday weekend. It sounds like you had an awesome weekend filled with a fantastic concert and amazing restaurants! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 July 2013

The hotel is 7 years and needs to be redone. The bathroom only had a shower with mildew on the tile at the base. There was only one small picture on the walls and the room felt bare especially since art is one of the selling points.The carpet is dark green and old. The furniture is beat up.The staff was...

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

Thank you for sharing your invaluable feedback with us. I'm very sorry the condition of the room and breakfast at Proof on Main did not meet your expectations. While I'm glad you enjoyed our outstanding staff, it’s our goal to knock your socks off in every way; clearly we missed the mark. I'd love an opportunity to further discuss your...

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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 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Region: United States > Kentucky > Louisville
Price Range: $300 - $483 (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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