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Spiritual Directors International intentionally chooses spiritual locations to host educational events to encourage participation both locally and internationally. Working in creative collaboration with a local team of spiritual directors, we select venues that will offer you a unique local experience and showcase our commitment to ecological stewardship and social justice. We seek beautiful settings where you can learn and experience renewal while pursuing emerging wisdom.

The conference will take place at The Galt House Hotel. Overlooking downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the Galt House is the city's only hotel on the Ohio River.


SDI has contracted with the hotel to offer conference participants discounts for sleeping rooms during the Emerging Wisdom educational events.

Regular deluxe rooms come with either one king or two queen beds. Executive suites are one-bedroom suites with two queen beds and a sitting area with pullout sofa. You can reserve online or by calling 800-The-Galt or 502-589-5200. Be sure to reference the SDI Emerging Wisdom event to get the discounted rates.


       Single or
double occupancy

Regular Deluxe USD$109 USD$119 USD$129
Executive Suite USD$129 USD$139 USD$149

Room rates do not include state and local taxes. There is a maximum of four persons per room. Based upon room availability, discounted room rates are offered three days pre- and post-conference dates. The deadline for hotel reservations is Monday, 23 March 2015, or when the event block has filled. Complimentary wireless Internet is provided in guest rooms.

Parking is available on-site in the attached, covered garage for all registered guests. The Galt House will guarantee self-parking at a discounted rate of USD$8.00 per night for overnight guests. Valet parking is USD$18.00 per day.

Traveling to Galt House, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

By Car                       By Air

Louisville is located on the banks of the Ohio River in north-central Kentucky and is readily accessible by three highways: I-64, I-65, and I-71. Louisville International Airport also offers direct service to and from major destinations across the United States.

For local transportation, the Transit Authority of River City operates an extensive network of bus routes across Louisville and surrounding counties, including locations in Southern Indiana.

Louisville is located within a short distance to several major US cities:

Visit Louisville International Airport (SDF) for further information about airlines serving Louisville. Louisville is served by:

  • AirTran
  • American Airlines
  • Delta
  • Southwest
  • United
  • US Airways

There are several transportation options from the airport to The Galt House:

Service is available twenty-four hours a day and both companies can also handle those with accessibility needs. Flat rate fares from the airport to downtown are under USD$20.

Cabs are available at the traffic island on the left of the taxi stand. (Ask about Share-a-Ride at the taxi stand.)
Ready Cab 502-417-4406
Yellow Cab 502-636-5511

Sandollar Shuttle offers a flat fee rate of USD$15.00 one way; USD$25.00 round trip from the Louisville airport to the Galt House. The shuttle departs every half hour from 4:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and every hour from 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. You can reserve online.

City BusesTransit Authority of River City (TARC) provides bus service at the airport. Free TARC schedules are available at the airport Information Booth. You must have correct change to ride TARC. TARC pick-up is located on the island on the east end of the terminal.
TARC 502-585-1234

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