First Hospitality Group Inc. Opens Hilton Garden Inn in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, KY—The 162-room Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown has officially opened. The 110,000-sq.-ft. hotel was developed by Rosemont, IL-based First Hospitality Group Inc. (FHG) and Louisville-based City Properties Group, LLC.

The seven-story hotel features a 4,000-sq.-ft. open-air rooftop restaurant and full- service bar known as 8UP and is within walking distance of more than 50 restaurants, according to the hotel. In addition, guests will have access to a variety of amenities such as a fitness center, valet and covered garage parking, complimentary WiFi, as well as pool access through a partnership with the YMCA of Greater Louisville.            

“In our other recent Hilton Garden Inn projects, First Hospitality Group redeveloped historic properties. With this particular project, we had the unique opportunity to inject our vision for the future of upscale yet affordable hotels, elevating the industry standard for hospitality accommodations,” said FHG President and COO Robert Habeeb.  

The Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown’s location in the Clay Commons District puts it within walking distance of the Louisville Palace theater, Louisville Medical Center, Kentucky International Convention Center, the Waterfront Park and Louisville Slugger Field.