Travel & Lodging

For Your Comfort and Convenience

Planning a trip to Louisville for Kentucky Derby weekend? The following companies are Official Hospitality Partners of Churchill Downs and would be happy to arrange your travel and accommodations:

Kentucky Derby and Oaks Travel Packages

Derby Experiences Ticket Packages - QuintEvents

QuintEvents is the ONLY travel package and hospitality provider to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. Packages include exclusive access, accommodations, VIP party hospitality venues, and more. Visit them online at www.derbyexperiences.com

Hotel Accommodations

Galt House Hotel

The Galt House Hotel is proud to be the Official Host Hotel of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby.   Located in the heart of downtown on Louisville’s vibrant waterfront and just minutes from Churchill Downs, the iconic hotel is the place to stay when visiting Kentucky.   

Kentucky’s Born and Bred Derby Hotel Packages May 4-7, 2017

Book early!  Rooms fill up fast the first Saturday in May.

Louisville’s only independent hotel offers a truly authentic, exciting experience with a 3-night stay starting with a Call to the Post Party on Opening Night of Derby weekend.  Fashion, mint juleps, roses and boutiques are some of the many extras you'll only experience at the Galt House Hotel.   

Exacta Package
·        Deluxe RIVUE Rooms with Vase of Roses
·        Stylish Call to the Post Welcome Party on Thursday
·        Complimentary racing programs for Oaks and Derby delivered to the room 
·        Courtesy access to the hotel's Fitness Center, Club 360
·        Complimentary Wi-Fi and Overnight Self-Parking for one vehicle

Trifecta Package
·        Executive Suite Rooms with Vase of Roses
·        A stylish Call to the Post Welcome Party on Thursday
·        Complimentary Racing Programs for Oaks and Derby delivered to the room
·        Courtesy access to the hotel's Fitness Center, Club 360
·        Complimentary Wi-Fi and Overnight Self-Parking for one vehicle

For 10 or more Derby Hotel Packages contact Group Sales: Kim Bridwell at (502) 568-3497 or kbridwell@galthotel.com or Kelly Gream at (502) 569-4475 or kgream@galthotel.com.  For individual Derby Hotel Packages contact Elizabeth Broadway at ebroadway@galthotel.com or Click Here to book online.

If you are coming to town for the SeptemberFall, or Spring Meet or a special event at Churchill Downs book your hotel reservation at www.galthouse.com.  For 10 or more rooms contact Kelly Gream, Group Sales, to receive preferred rates.  


Travel Accommodations

Sentient Jet

Arrive in style with Sentient Jet, the Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks and Churchill Downs.  For over 15 years, Sentient Jet has perfected the jet card model, making it a sophisticated, flexible alternative to other private aviation providers.  We invite you to experience the Sentient Jet Card program with an exclusive offer for attendees of the Kentucky Derby.

Visit www.sentient.com/kyderby to take advantage of our exclusive offer today.


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