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Churchill Downs adjacent. Near Expo, Airport, UofL & Dwntwn + off-street parking
5/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Thoughtful stay

"First, Jodie was great! She had fantastic recommendations for the area and had the house in perfect order for us. There were thoughtful notes as well as helpful items for our stay throughout the home. The beds were nice and the record player was a nice touch! My only further notes, would be that ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Churchill Downs adjacent. Near Expo, Airport, UofL & Dwntwn + off-street parking
The Churchill Backside- KY Expo, U of L, Nulu, Downtown, Bardstown Rd
5/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Best VRBO Stay Ever

"I cannot say enough positive things about our stay at Buff and Mary's home. The truly thought of everything to make our stay feel like home. Having both floors made the stay even more enjoyable and would be a great opportunity for a couples weekend our family event. The person(s) who is able to score ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 23, 2021

The Churchill Backside- KY Expo, U of L, Nulu, Downtown, Bardstown Rd
Bourbon Barrel Suite-Last Minute Trip?
1.1 km from Churchill Downs
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4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Wonderful getaway!

"We had a lovely stay at the Bourbon Barrel - it was so clean - and the renovations were just great! Perfect place for our weekend trip!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2021

Bourbon Barrel Suite-Last Minute Trip?
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The Call to Post! - 3 bed / 1.5 bath - Walking distance to Churchill Downs
4.5/5Wonderful! (13 reviews)
Good Location

"Great location in the city. Close to everything. It’s in an old part of Louisville but the house has been updated and has lots of character."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 9, 2021

The Call to Post! - 3 bed / 1.5 bath - Walking distance to Churchill Downs
Renovated home, 6 min to Ky Expo, 5min to airport
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4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Nice place

"We really enjoyed our stay! It was a larger place than the pictures give credit for, mainly due to there being a down stairs. I wasn't previously aware there would be one. We also enjoyed the private parking around back."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 30, 2020

Renovated home, 6 min to Ky Expo, 5min to airport
Derby Home within walking distance to Churchill  Downs
Home2 Suites by Hilton Louisville Airport/Expo Center, KY
2.5 out of 5
2 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $117 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.3/5Excellent! (173 reviews)

"I stay at this hotel a few times a year. I have never had an issue. The rooms are always clean and the staff is super friendly. During my stay this past weekend, the hotel had some guests who did not understand what a check out time was. Due to this, a room was not ready when I got there. The staff ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Louisville Airport/Expo Center, KY
Four Points by Sheraton Louisville Airport
3 out of 5
2.1 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $88 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.1/5Very Good! (983 reviews)

"I took a one way flight to Louisville and I was stranded at the airport with no way to get back to Oklahoma (I was supposed to get a car) so I decided to book another one way flight home for my daughter and I the next day. I booked a night stay with this hotel. The staff were wonderful sending the ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 27, 2021

Four Points by Sheraton Louisville Airport
Minutes From Uofl & Expo Center Cozy Updated
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5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Family Trip

"We stayed here while visiting family who live locally. We were pleased with the accommodations. It met our family’s needs well. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2021

Minutes From Uofl & Expo Center Cozy Updated
Inn at St James Court
4 out of 5
2.6 km from Churchill Downs
The price is CA $231 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.9/5Exceptional! (75 reviews)

"Beautiful home and charming Victorian neighborhood. Friendly host who prepares delicious breakfasts."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 30, 2019

Inn at St James Court
Ramada by Wyndham Louisville Expo Center
2.5 out of 5
2.1 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $85 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
3.7/5Good! (997 reviews)

"Concerning the covid limitations, it was as good as could be expected."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 3, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Louisville Expo Center
Derby Home- 4 blocks to Track
Private home short walk to Churchill Downs
Super 8 by Wyndham Louisville/Expo Center
2 out of 5
2 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $58 per night from Mar 25 to Mar 26
3.5/5Good! (253 reviews)

"Updated and clean. They have some great artwork too!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 1, 2021

Super 8 by Wyndham Louisville/Expo Center
Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Airport
3 out of 5
2.1 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $145 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (801 reviews)

"Just a great overall experience. The Staff was perfect!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Airport
Holiday Inn Louisville Airport - Fair/Expo
3 out of 5
2 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellation
The price is CA $96 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
4.1/5Very Good! (433 reviews)

"Great service for my family needs to stay at the hotel"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 24, 2021

Holiday Inn Louisville Airport - Fair/Expo
Springhill Suites by Marriott Louisville Airport
3 out of 5
3.3 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $113 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
4.4/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"The staff were excellent and the rooms were immaculate."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 19, 2021

Springhill Suites by Marriott Louisville Airport
Hampton Inn Louisville-Arpt-Fair/Expo Ctr
2.5 out of 5
3.2 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $104 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
4.3/5Excellent! (576 reviews)

"As good as I expected for a facility member of the Hilton Hotels. Thanks !"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2021

Hampton Inn Louisville-Arpt-Fair/Expo Ctr
Tru by Hilton Louisville Airport
2.5 out of 5
3.2 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $102 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (200 reviews)

"This Hotel is AMAZING! Super Clean, Convenient & a GREAT Staff!! Shuttle to & From Airport & a Breakfast goodie bag in the morning! 5 STARS Hilton!!"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 22, 2020

Tru by Hilton Louisville Airport
Courtyard by Marriott Louisville Airport
3 out of 5
3.2 km from Churchill Downs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $117 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.1/5Very Good! (943 reviews)

"Friendly staff. quick check in. Everything thing inside shut down because if Covid."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Louisville Airport
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Churchill Downs is located in a welcoming area of Louisville known for its beautiful river views and sporting events. Louisville is home to 338 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Things to See and Do Near Churchill Downs

While you're in town visiting Churchill Downs, you can discover the sights within just a few miles of the area.

Study the collections at Kentucky Derby Museum, Louisville Slugger Museum, or Speed Art Museum. Conrad Caldwell House, Landward House, and Union Station are notable landmarks to explore if you're in the area. You can catch a show at Louisville Palace, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, and Actors Theatre of Louisville.

University of Louisville and KFC Yum Center are some sights worth a visit in the area. You might also stop by Kentucky Kingdom, located 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Churchill Downs, or Freedom Hall which is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Churchill Downs?
Churchill Downs is located in a welcoming area of Louisville known for its beautiful river views and sporting events. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 11 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best place to stay near Churchill Downs?
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located 1.9 mi (3 km) from Churchill Downs. Other good choices within 5 miles include Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Airport and Galt House Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham.
How many hotels will I be able to find close to Churchill Downs?
Expedia has 11 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from Churchill Downs.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Churchill Downs, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer near Churchill Downs.
What can I see and do near Churchill Downs?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Louisville Slugger Museum, Muhammad Ali Center, or Kentucky Derby Museum. Explore notable local landmarks like Union Station, Belle of Louisville, and American Printing House for the Blind. You can watch performances at Louisville Palace, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, and Actors Theatre of Louisville if you’re interested in local theater.

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