Make your tour group feel at home at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Louisville Downtown and Hilton Garden Inn Mall St. Matthews, two elite Louisville properties
Apart from coordinating daily activities, one of the most important elements of planning a group trip is finding the right accommodations. Tour organizers must select a place that offers comfort, convenience, and all the amenities their group may way. For groups visiting Louisville, Kentucky, there are several great housing options. The properties managed by Dunn Hospitality are among the very best in town, providing guests with a central location near Louisville attractions, as well as homey features that will give them all the comforts of home while on the road.
Things to do in Louisville:
- Museum Row on Main
- Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory
- Kentucky Science Center
- Frazier History Museum
- Muhammad Ali Center
- St. Matthews Mall
- Evan Williams, Jim Beam and Bulleit Distilleries
Holiday Inn Express Louisville Downtown
A convenient downtown hub, this state-of-the-art hotel offers groups everything they could possibly need during their visit to Louisville. From the minute guests step through the lobby doors, they’re greeted with fun, bright décor and contemporary designs, along with beautiful artwork, warm color palettes, and a stunning 18-foot water feature. The knowledgeable staff is quick and efficient when it comes to checking in, and are more than happy to assist with any questions groups may have regarding their stay at the Holiday Inn Express Louisville Downtown.
Among the many great features of the hotel, its location is at the top of the list. There are several major Louisville attractions near the Holiday Inn Express Louisville Downtown, making it easy for groups to see as much of the city as possible. Guests can walk a block to Museum Row on Main, where some of Louisville’s most exciting attractions and activities can be found. Groups can visit the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, celebrating the role this famous baseball bat played in the history of the sport; or they can venture over to the Kentucky Science Center, which features three floors of interactive exhibits encouraging visitors to explore science in their everyday lives. Get a glimpse into Kentucky’s past—and its prominent place in the distilling industry—at the Frazier History Museum. Or discover the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali at the Muhammad Ali Center, an award-winning multicultural museum that inspires people to pursue greatness in their lives and communities.
After a full day of sightseeing around Louisville, groups will enjoy the Holiday Inn Express’ comfortable amenities. The rooms offer guests standard in-room features, including a mini-fridge, microwave, and flat-screen television, as well as a work desk, coffee maker, and black-out shades. Downstairs, groups will find a business center and state-of-the-art fitness center, complete with an array of cardio machines, free weights, and core equipment. Before heading out for the day, guests can fuel up on the hotel’s complimentary hot continental breakfast, which include their famous cinnamon rolls.
Location: The Holiday Inn Express Louisville Downtown is in the heart of the city, easily accessible from I-64 and a couple blocks from the Ohio River. The hotel is located less than 10 miles from the Louisville International Airport.
Hilton Garden Inn Mall St. Matthews
Situated just 15 minutes from downtown Louisville, the Hilton Garden Inn Mall St. Matthews provides groups with quiet, homey accommodations. The wide-open lobby is decorated with stylish, colorful furniture and bright wall art, offering guests a cozy spot to socialize, catch up on reading, or to get some work done. The Hilton Garden Inn Mall St. Matthews keeps guests close to the action, while maintaining a relaxed atmosphere.
The hotel is close to many popular attractions, including the St. Matthews Mall, a 1 million square-foot shopping and dining destination that attracts hundreds of visitors every day. Guests can peruse a range of stores and entertainment options, from William-Sonoma and Ulta Beauty to Express and Earthbound Trading Company. The mall is home to a newly opened Dave & Buster’s location where guests can indulge in food, drink, gaming and entertainment. Another top attraction is the Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the famed Kentucky Derby. Groups can choose from a variety of guided tour of the grounds, including a behind-the-scenes walking tour or a horses & haunts tour. Or they can get a taste of Kentucky’s well-known bourbon at a nearby distillery, such as Evan Williams, Jim Beam and Bulleit.
At the end of the day, guests can rest their heads on a soft bed at the Hilton Garden Inn Mall St. Matthews. Rooms are designed for comfort, with king or queen beds, HDTVs and complimentary WiFi. For those needing a little extra space, there are suites available with a separate bedroom and living area. The hotel is also equipped with a 24-hour fitness center to help guests maintain their workout routines, as well as an indoor pool. The Garden Grille & Bar serves breakfast and dinner, cooking up classic American dishes. Or guests can hit the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry selling a range of snacks for those on-the-go visitors.
Location: The Hilton Garden Inn Mall St. Matthews is located of US-60 West, 15 minutes east of downtown Louisville and the Louisville International Airport.
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