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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fourth year in a row my colleagues and I have stayed at the 21c when visiting for an annual Louisville event. Location is excellent, surrounded by great dining options and a short walk to the fun on 4th. Louisville Slugger museum is just down the street. The hotel itself is nothing short of exceptional. From the lobby art to the...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can only report on the art collection, and I'm not an art critic, so take this as you will. Although I'm not generally a big fan of modern art, I really enjoyed this collection. It's eclectic and moving, and no so large that you get the glazed over feeling. My favorite was the videography by Quayola (sp?). I think...

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North Aurora
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is also an art museum, with new art displays on a regular basis. There is a bar and restaurant in the hotel too. While the hotel prices are upscale (in my opinion), they are not outrageous. Especially if you can book a package deal. The restaurant has a limited menu, but most of the items we tried were...

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi Charles D, Thank you so much for staying. It looks like you were able to experience everything the hotel has to offer! From the hotel, to the museum, to the restaurant, but especially the penguin team. We were all happy to have you and can not wait to see you again soon. -Rachel

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dirk was skeptical about staying in what he called a "foof-a-doo" hotel cum museum. But I assured him that, after my stay at the 21c in Bentonville, it was the right call. We were in town for a wedding and it was our first time in Louisville. We arrived on the early side and the check-in process was a bit...

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Moi R, So sorry for the noise issue so late (or would it be early?)! That is definitely NOT a common experience here at this foof-a-doo museum hotel. I'm happy to see that you were able to convince Dirk to stay with us. We love to see all of our foof-a-doo guest again so hopefully that does not hinder the...

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trendy and chic. Nice location in Lexington. Room are nice and art is everywhere. Always something wonderful to look at. The restaurant/bar is also a wonder addition. I will stay at 21c again whenever I come to Lexington.

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Sao Paulo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just came back from a short trip from Ohio and Kentucky!I booked two 21c museum hotels for this trip.I like modern hotels,different places to stay and this one is really an one of a kind place!Checking in was fast and I was given a room across the elevator area!As I am very sensitive to all sort of noise,I...

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Ack Liylly! I am so sorry to see you were not able to get the quality rest expected. The 'Asleep in the Cylcone' definitely plays to all senses but normally in a better way than this. I'm glad to see that the penguins were able to make the best difference to your stay and we hope to see you back!...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had originally booked the deluxe king room with the 21c easy escape package (I really recommend this package, it's a great value and the 21c hotel is leaps and bounds above the surrounding chain restaurants in the downtown Louisville area). When we arrived 2 hrs late to check in they were quick to greet us and...

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Southfield, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fabulous stay will ensure our return to the 21 C Museum. The art installations evoke a full range of responses. Check out the Lobby restroom twists. Our second floor, atrium room was beautifully designed, decorated and expertly maintained by the hardworking staff. Evening turn down service is automatic, and the chocolate surprises we found on our pillows were delicious....

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

VaporK8, you experienced it all! What's a better way to end a relaxing stay with eats, drinks, and all the special amenities we offer than to unwind with a our Veteran Penguins in the spa? I can't name a single thing! Come back soon and we will do it all again :) -Rachel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

21C in Louisville is a rare thing a comfortable, contemporary hotel and an art gallery. Taking its name from 21st Century living artists who's work is curated throughout the hotel. A wonderful, eclectic and - at times - challenging collection. Rooms are spacious and whilst modernist, very comfortable. Restaurant is excellent, bar well stocked (particularly for the Bourbon lover). All...

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Rachel M, Front Office Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville, responded to this review

Hi Stephen A! Experiencing the museum is a must! Especially with the ability to appreciate art that evokes thought. And Bourbon? Of course, you are in bourbon country after all! Our very own Penguins have been hard at work selecting barrels to taste in Proof and pick-up in the gift shop. If you didn't get to experience it...Well... I see...

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel for 3 nights, and I was never bored! Between the modern art, and the giant red penguins constantly being moved around mischievously, I stayed on my toes! The bathrooms in the rooms are BEAUTIFUL. The bed was very comfortable as well. My room as kept very clean and restocked each morning. I thoroughly enjoyed my...

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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 

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Address: 700 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Region: United States > Kentucky > Louisville
Price Range: RM924 - RM1,536 (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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#2 Luxury Hotel in Louisville
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