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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Debuts Aloft in Louisville

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has opened the 175-room Aloft Louisville Downtown. The Louisville, KY-based property is owned by Poe Companies, REI Development and White Lodging, and managed by White Lodging Services Corporation.

Louisville, KY. November 6, 2015—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has opened the 175-room Aloft Louisville Downtown. The Louisville, KY-based property is owned by Poe Companies, REI Development and White Lodging, and managed by White Lodging Services Corporation.

Located on the city’s Whiskey Row, Aloft Louisville Downtown is located near the Kentucky International Convention Center, the KFC YUM! Center, the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience and the Frazier History Museum. The hotel also provides access to Churchill Downs, Fourth Street Live!, Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and the art galleries, boutiques and restaurants of the NuLu district.

Hotel facilities include a 24-hour gym; 2,750 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space; re:fuel at Aloft—a gourmet, grab & go F&B area; and Corner Restaurant & Bar, the hotel’s cocktail bar and eatery featuring more than 60 bourbon selections.

“The opening of the Aloft Hotel in downtown Louisville is an exciting part of the nearly 2,000 new rooms coming to the market in anticipation of the expansion of the Kentucky International Convention Center,” said Karen Williams, president and CEO of Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau. “In addition, from a leisure standpoint, its opening is perfectly timed for the resurgence of Whiskey Row and our growing urban Bourbon experience.”

If you are planning a visit to Louisville to stay at this new property, the Louisville CVB provides several planning resources, including suggested itineraries at http://www.gotolouisville.com/play/tours-itineraries/index.aspx, the monthly Lookin’ at Louisville video series on YouTube, a searchable list events at www.gotolouisville.com, a free Louisville Visitors Guide and complimentary hotel booking service via 1-888-LOUISVILLE.