10 March 2014
Omni Hotels & Resorts and Louisville Metro government said it has entered into an agreement to develop a 600-room convention centre hotel in downtown Louisville, Ky.
Situated one block from Kentucky International Convention Center, the new Omni Louisville Hotel will be the first four-diamond, luxury hotel in the area, and will feature 600 guestrooms and suites, 70,000 square-feet of meeting space, a spa, fitness centre, two full-service restaurants, rooftop pool-side café, street level retail venue, and a lobby lounge. The hotel is expected to achieve LEED Silver certification.
Located on Water Company Block at W. Liberty and 3rd Street, the hotel will be the cornerstone in the city´s most exclusive entertainment, retail and office district, “Fourth Street Live!,” which is Kentucky´s most visited attraction drawing more than 4.5m visitors per year.
The hotel is scheduled to open in 2017 and will be the first Omni property in Kentucky.
Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at nearly 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. Its website is at omnihotels.com