We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center

Overview
Visit hotel website
447 Farmington Ave, Louisville, KY 40209-1133 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
Additional information
Visit hotel website
Offers from Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center
Special Offer:Annual Sale
Hotel deals
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
23 Dec24 Dec
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$84.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Louisville hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "3503bbda7d29478c8742d1419d955daa", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1028546,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[37205226],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":23,"month":12,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":84,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"3503bbda7d29478c8742d1419d955daa","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":95,"lowestMetaPrice":84,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":95,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":95,"lowestMetaPrice":84,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":95,"hotelName":"Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Center","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjM1MDNiYmRhN2QyOTQ3OGM4NzQyZDE0MTlkOTU1ZGFhIiwiQUlLIjoiMzRjNjM3MTM2MjQ2NDQyZGFhMjE4ZGVjMWZlNjI1MWUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "23/12/2018", "checkOut": "24/12/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$84", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"37205226":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (200)
Filter reviews
199 results
Traveller rating
74
62
34
11
18
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
74
62
34
11
18
Show reviews that mention
All reviews churchill downs the holiday inn stayed here expo center wallpaper coming ihg property front desk football game hear planes flight path room was clean shuttle service indoor pool an early flight small bathroom breakfast buffet housekeeping staff
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 199 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in on Thanksgiving day and checked out the following Saturday. Understandably, the restaurant was closed on Thursday on Friday. Breakfast on Saturday was obviously food that was leftover from the previous Wednesday. The scrambled eggs were like cardboard. Potatoes and yogurt were both...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Roger F
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo CenterResponded yesterday

Hi Roger F, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your stay with us. I appreciate the high scores you have given for cleanliness. I would like to apologize for the poor restaurant service, and for the inconvenience this has caused....More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Check in was effortless for a Friday night, great staff! I am melting into the bed as we speak. SO COMFY! Flying out way too early in the morning so this is a quick night. Great, safe location in an area with options to eat....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mcdavis5717
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a nice hotel...we stayed two nights while in town to viait Churchill Downs. Very comfortable beds and front desk staff pleasant. The pool is small, but warm. My only complaint is that when we made the reservation we were not told the restaurant would...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great location when attending events at the fairground, quiet, clean rooms no problems! Close and super easy to get back and forth! Breakfast was good for a quick bite when in a hurry, all said I would stay there again.More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Theresa P
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo CenterResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Theresa P, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to share your thoughts online. We are so happy to hear that your stay with us was wonderful. It’s good to know that our comfortable rooms, breakfast selection, convenient location, and friendly...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights last weekend because we were planning on going to churchill downs and this was close by. We arrived late which was no problem with the hotel but we did not realize there was a cardinal football game...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Kristina L
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo CenterResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Kristina L, Thanks for spending time reviewing your experience and choosing Holiday Inn for your lodging needs! I'm glad you found our location to be convenient and you had a smooth check-in. On the downside, I'm sorry not the same could be said when...More

View more reviews
About
Description
Welcome to One of the Best of Louisville Airport Hotels! Set in the heart of Louisville's convention, sports and airport districts, the newly built, smoke free Holiday Inn Hotel at Louisville Airport - Fair / More Expo has an ideal location. We're less than a mile from the Louisville International Airport (SDF) and near the attractions and businesses of Louisville, KY. Our hotel is a few miles from attractions like Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom and the world-famous Churchill Downs & Kentucky Derby Museum. You can spend the day cheering for the University of Louisville's Cardinals at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium or visiting Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center across the street from our hotel. The Louisville Zoo and local parks are just a few miles away. Business travelers benefit from our hotel's location near the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center, UPS, Ford, Brown & Williams, Louisville Naval Ordnance Station, the University of Louisville and other businesses in Louisville. Lodging here gives you access to our 1,892 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space and a 24-hour business center. Our exceptional hotel in Louisville features Kem's Cafe & Lounge, an indoor, heated pool and a 24-hour fitness center. For a well-appointed room with free high-speed Internet access, triple-sheeted bedding, a 32-inch LCD HDTV, a large work area, a microwave and a refrigerator, call our Louisville, KY hotel today to reserve a room for your next stay. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
106
Price range
US$80 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Airport And Fair/Expo Center
,
Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Hotel Louisville
Location
United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Fairgrounds / South Side
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
106
Price range
US$80 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Airport And Fair/Expo Center
,
Holiday Inn Airport & Fair/Expo Hotel Louisville
Location
United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Fairgrounds / South Side
Photos
Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (31)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (2)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 108 nearby hotels
Four Points by Sheraton Louisville Airport
256 reviews
.07 km away
Home2 Suites by Hilton Louisville Airport Expo Center
45 reviews
.14 km away
Ramada by Wyndham Louisville Expo Center
463 reviews
.14 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Louisville/Expo Center
463 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,989 nearby restaurants
Wagner's Pharmacy
177 reviews
1.22 km away
Cardinal Hall of Fame Cafe
346 reviews
.21 km away
Dairy Kastle
45 reviews
1.26 km away
Cottage Inn
89 reviews
1.20 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 398 nearby attractions
Kentucky Kingdom
621 reviews
.81 km away
Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center
362 reviews
.97 km away
Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
75 reviews
.81 km away
Cellar Door Antique Mall
8 reviews
1.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
joeysmom22
11 June 2017|
Answer
Response from Ken R | Reviewed this property |
The pool is indoors. There is a shuttle from the airport because it is very close. You will need either a rental or Uber or a cab to Churchill Downs - it is less than 10 miles away.
1
Vote
scottncasey
27 June 2016|
Answer
Response from newjerseysavannah | Reviewed this property |
Don't know how late either are open till. You can always call them and ask.
0
Votes
scottncasey
27 June 2016|
Answer
Response from HolidayInnSDF | Property representative |
Hello! I apologize for the delayed response, I was unaware that questions came through via the website. The restaurant serves until 10am and the bar stays open until 11pm. Thank you!
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Chose another hotel"
560raymondr
30 May 2018
Read review
"Not sure one is better than another."
725LindaK
25 May 2018
Read review
"ask to switch/change room away from groups that booked"
Expeditionknown919
11 May 2018
Read review
"4th floor near the ice machine was SCHWEEET!!!"
450ermym
21 Jun 2017
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing