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The 144th Running of the Derby will be one for the books as Thoroughbreds from around the world compete in the “Run for the Roses.”

Guests at The Louisville Marriott Downtown will receive VIP treatment including:

  • Welcome reception with butler passed appetizers and Mint Juleps
  • Daily delivered newspapers as well as Oaks and Derby programs
  • Complimentary refreshments in the lobby before departing for the track on Friday and Saturday morning
  • Turndown service with amenities each night of the three day package
  • Complimentary photo taken for each guest in the lobby on Saturday morning
  • Access to upgraded in-house amenities: Hat shop, Men’s and Women’s Apparel, Shoe shine, Salon, etc.


For pricing or details on all available Derby Packages, please contact Jennifer Cummings at

Groups are encouraged to submit an RFP with stay requests.
Submit RFP Here