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Hilton Louisville-Seelbach

1,334 reviews
+1 502-585-3200

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
Airport Shuttle

Famous Historical Hotel in Louisville Kentucky

Historic Location

As the premiere hotel in Kentucky, the Seelbach Hilton in Louisville has a vibrant history.  Guests can marvel at the ambiance of this 1905 hotel, which was the location of Tom and Daisy Buchanan’s wedding in the famous novel, “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Outside the hotel’s doors is Louisville’s business and entertainment district, and Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby, is minutes away. 

See the Sights

The Seelbach Hilton is located in downtown Louisville and is close to many local attractions.  The Belle of Louisville, the oldest operating Mississippi River-style steamboat in the world, conducts sightseeing tours and lunch and dinner cruises.  At Falls of the Ohio State Park, visitors can explore fossil beds that are 390 million years old and tour geological and historical exhibits. The Louisville Science Center, the Kentucky Derby Museum, and the Louisville Zoo are also nearby.

Affordable Luxury Amenities

The Seelbach Hilton Hotel offers a variety of room options, including affordable, deluxe guestrooms and suites.  All rooms feature high-speed internet access.  Guests also have complimentary access to the hotel’s 24-hour fitness center, and massage treatments are available by appointment

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Central Business District
500 Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202-2518
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User Highlights
"Close enough to explore the city" "Beautiful place to visit"
Not enough parking facilities, according to 67%.
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Gorgeous decor" "Beautiful old building"
98% said it was a stylish hotel.
94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
"Free in room WiFi" "Free WiFi"
"Staff was very attentive" "Staff was excellent"
92% found the staff to be very friendly.
72% said the reception staff was great.
Bar and Beverages
"Friendly bartender" "Great bar tender"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 77%.
Lovely bar service, according to 87%.
"Gorgeous decor" "Beautiful old building"
78% thought the building was wonderful.
85% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
"Made to order omelets" "Brunch buffet was cold"
56% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Clean towels" "Hotel clean"
Only 53% said rooms were clean enough.
73% thought it was clean.
"Cracked sink" "Torn linens"
79% said rooms were small.
87% complained about the bathroom.
Value for money
"Over priced valet parking" "Not worth the money"
56% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Air conditioner didn't work" "Torn linens"
79% said rooms were small.
100% criticized the small bathroom.

Good to know...

Bathroom could be bigger
Rooms could be larger
Pleasant entrance area
Stylish hotel
Expert Reviews
Michelin Guide
Frequent visitor i Scott Fitzgerald set parts of The Great Gatsby (1925) ln this Gilded Age downtown landmark. Guests are still swept away by the palatial lobby's hand-painted murals
DK Eyewitness
This opulent and historic hotel was built in 1905 and is decorated with imported marble, fine woodwork, and art from around the world. Many famous figures have stayed here, including nine Presidents
Landmark luxury Baroque Beaux-Arts hotel maintains ambiance from Jazz Age when Scott Fitzgerald set scenes in The Great Gatsby at the hotel, and Al Capone used secret passageways to escape from police
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Activities
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Pet Fee: USD 50 per pet
  • Internet Fee: USD 12.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Parking Fee: USD 23.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet Deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 10 and USD 25 for adults, USD 10 and USD 25 for children (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible