The Best Places to Stay in Louisville

Whether you’re seeking an iconic downtown hotel or instagram-worthy retreat, Louisville’s lodging accommodations offer something for everyone. Here we’ve listed some excellent options for those visiting town or locals looking for a staycation. Don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you when you book your stay!

Hotel Distil (101 West Main Street). Hotel Distil brings refinement and luxury to the famed Whiskey Row. Gracious service awaits as you step through the historic facade into modern luxury. Boutique guest rooms offer a moody vibe with city views and available in room bourbon cart service. Make your way to the lobby at 7:33pm to raise your glass and toast to the Repeal of Prohibition – after head to Repeal, the in house award winning Oak Fired Steakhouse for an unforgettable dinner and a collection of 200+ spirits and specialty cocktails. Instagram

The Bellwether Hotel (1300 Bardstown Road). The Bellwether Hotel is where history meets modern comfort in a prime Louisville locale. The art deco decor in the foyer blends seamlessly with the clean, modern design of the rooms and makes for swoony instagram worthy pics! Heine Bros coffee, Lather toiletries and a craft minibar are all provided in your room. The hotel has invisible service and self-check but help is just a phone call away. The Bellwether is in a great location to walk to many amazing dining and entertainment experiences in the Highlands area of the city. Instagram

21C Louisville (700 West Main Street). The 21C Museum Hotel is an iconic downtown fixture. From its larger than life gold facade David Statue marking the Hotels location to the Cyclone themed hotel room, the experience of staying here is always fun and unique. It’s located in the heart of downtown on Museum Row and within walking distance of many restaurants and bars. The hotel restaurant, Proof, is a wonderful place for breakfast or dinner. The art installations are an added bonus to your stay and are always engaging, thought provoking and sometimes even a little quirky. Instagram

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