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Gallery House

1386 South Sixth Street , Louisville, KY 40208 USA (Show map)
142 Reviews
$70 - $95
per night

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Voted 2004 and 2005 "Best Inn to Visit Again and Again" by Arrington's Inn Traveler. * Louisville's ONLY B&B owned by a professional chef and an artist * Original art in every room * All private baths * Corporate rate * Great Specials * Great food If you enjoy original art, great food and warm Kentucky-style hospitality set amid America's largest collection of Victorian homes, then you'll want to visit Gallery House! Guest rooms have modern amenities including private baths, cable TV, queen-sized beds, wireless broadband network, mini-refrigerators, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards. We’re situated in a lovely Victorian historical district, right across from Central Park, a Fredrick Law Olmstead designed park. Gallery House is close to the convention centers, downtown business district, universities, fine and casual dining, antique shops, museums and shopping. Please visit our website for additional details. Come see why our guests "Visit Again and Again"!



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.6

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Birthday weekend

4.6 on November 16, 2014

Gallery House was charming, cozy, and well appointed. The bathroom was roomy and well stocked with soaps, shampoos and lotions. The bed was very comfortable and the room nicely furnished. The breakfast was exceptional! We liked the family style breakfast -- great way to meet new people. The Innkeepers take obvious pride in their home. Gallery House was a great value for the money.

My happy place during Ironman Louisville 2014

4.6 on November 11, 2014

My spontaneous trip to Louisville, KY from Atlanta GA was rewarded with an unforgettable experience of a stay at the exquisite, charming Gallery House. Picture perfect, the place is superb in it's comfort, welcoming atmosphere, cleanliness and exclusive artistic environment. I arrived to the place at night, pouring rain, but as soon as I stepped into the light of the Gallery House, I was carried away by the coziness of the place. Staying at the Rose room was like staying at my relatives home. Art on the walls and around, veranda full of light at second floor, tea on the table next to the room, buklets on local theaters, art galleries, museums - I wish I could stay longer at least to try breakfast, which I didn't get time to do, and to enjoy the Old Louisville more. The location is very convenient, close to Ironman run course!

Great value in Louisville

5 on November 07, 2014

Gordon and Leah were wonderful hosts. We asked for a recommendation for dinner and Gordon recommended The Mayan Cafe, WOW!! For breakfast, Leah made pecan waffles that were so good I ate it all even though I didn't really need it, I couldn't stop eating. We stayed in the Garden Room which was beautifully decorated. Snacks were available in the hall for those late night munchies and there was a hotpot in the room for making tea. Our only complaint was that the mattress was a little hard, but with everything else being so great, we would stay here again.

Lovely stay!

5 on November 05, 2014

This place is a delight to stay in! The pictures do not do it justice. Very clean with lots of eye candy. The inn keepers are friendly and provide a wonderful breakfast. Highly recommended!!!

Ideal location, great neighborhood, excellent suggestions

4.0 on November 03, 2014

I stayed with a group of FFA members and the accommodations were perfect for our group. We had a National Finalist who commented - its just like staying at a relatives house - which but her at total ease! I would suggested this B & B for anyone staying in the Louisville Area! Easy commute to downtown, but very convenient to get to the convention center! We used back roads suggested by the owners and cut down on our travel tremendously!

easy to warm up to

3.8 on November 03, 2014

I chose this B & B because of the overall positive online reviews. There were several review mentions of less than cordial interactions with the innkeepers so I came with low expectations in that regard. Surprisingly, the husband, once invited to talk was cordial and willing to share about himself and details of the B $ B. The place is very homey. Love the cats. The artwork lends to a rich comfortable feeling. The Mrs. stays in the kitchen with her head down and did not speak unless spoken to. She prepared a very nice warm breakfast though. The room was comfortable. I would return.

Very nice and quite

5 on October 18, 2014

Beautiful artwork through out the house.Nice price, close to the city, and very hospitable. Delicious breakfast. Loved the fried green tomato and poached egg!!!! Very clean and tidy room (stayed in the Western room). Highly recommend and will return. Thank you Gordon and Leah!!!

Gallery House - a true masterpiece!

5 on September 09, 2014

Gordon and Leah are great hosts - food is delicious and healthy!

Artful respite in Old Louisville

4.0 on August 30, 2014

Comfortable accommodations with all the necessities and a soupçon of individuality Convenient location with edge and charm of an historic urban neighborhood My husband loved the art in our room and talking with our host about how it was made and collected Value is unbeatable in a city

Great place to stay

4.8 on August 20, 2014

Exceeded my expectations

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Location Type

City, Downtown


Louisville, KY (SDF-Standiford Field)

Directions to property:

From every direction - follow I-65 to the St. Catherine Street exit. From St. Catherine Street, turn left onto Sixth Street. Follow Sixth Street to Gallery House - 1386 South Sixth Street.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Art Museum, Convention Centers, University of Louisvile, Louisville Slugger Museum, Belle of Louisville, Churchill Downs, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage

On-site amenities

Fireplace, Private entrance, Washer/dryer , original art

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone

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  • Check In:: by appointment
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: At certain times of the year, a minimum stay is required.
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night/50% of reservation.
  • Cancellations: Total refund if cancelled more than 48 hours in advance of scheduled check-in. After 48 hours - no refund. No shows and early check-outs charged the full amount of the reservation.



Leah Stewart & Gordon Moffett

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About the innkeepers

Gallery House is a living example of the innkeepers' love of fine art and great food. Gordon is a painter and has his studio on the third floor of the Gallery House. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Art History. Leah is a professional chef and graduate of the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University. You'll also meet Maggie and Spike the cats.

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  • Time Served: 7:30-10 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

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1386 South Sixth Street , Louisville, KY 40208 USA (Show map)

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