Hotel Info & Directions

The 2016 conference will be held in downtown Louisville, Kentucky at the Galt House Hotel. A block of 70 rooms each night have been reserved for conference attendees at a rate of $125 per night. Two people sharing a room increases the rate to $135. Please use the following link to book your reservation:  https://resweb.passkey.com/go/OVGSTL2016Rooms will be held at the conference rate until April 25th.

Wi-fi is available in guest rooms in two tiers. The basic tier, suitable for accessing email and social media is $5.95. The premium tier, which is suitable for streaming video, is $9.95. Check-in time is 3 pm and check-out time is 11 am. Self-parking in on-site lots is an additional $15/day. Valet service is available for $25/day. The Galt House Hotel is a non-smoking facility.

NOTE: We strongly encourage you to book your hotel room early. With the conference being immediately prior to a holiday weekend and held at the same time as Abbey Road on the River, a large music event in downtown Louisville, lodging options might be limited.

Directions to the Galt House Hotel:

From the South/Louisville International Airport
: Travel west on Terminal Drive toward Administration Drive. Merge onto I-65 Northbound toward Downtown/Louisville/Indianapolis. Take the Brook Street Exit (136B). Go straight on S. Brook Street. Turn left on E. Muhammad Ali Boulevard. Turn right onto S. Second Street/KY-1020 N. Continue to follow S. Second Street. Turn left onto W. Main Street/US-60 Truck W/US-31W W. Turn right onto N. Fourth Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.

From the North: Traveling on I-65 Southbound, merge onto I-64 W (Exit 137) immediately after crossing the Kennedy Bridge over the Ohio River. Take exit 5B (3rd St./River Rd.) and go South on 3rd Street. Take the first Right onto West Main Street. Take the first Right onto North Fourth Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.

From the East: Traveling on I-64 Westbound, take exit 5B (3rd St./River Rd.) and go South on 3rd Street. Take the first Right onto W. Main Street. Take the first Right onto N. Fourth Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.

From the West: Traveling on I-64 Eastbound, take exit 4 (9th St./Roy Wilkins Ave.). Turn Left onto W. Market Street. Turn Left onto 4th Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.

From I-71 Southbound: Take exit 1A to merge onto I-64 W toward St. Louis. Take exit 5B (3rd St./River Rd.) and go South on 3rd Street. Take the first Right onto W. Main Street. Take the first Right onto N. Fourth Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.