AC Hotel Louisville Lobby

AC Hotel Louisville Downtown

Pre-fab meets high-end

AC Hotel Louisville combines high-quality consistency and construction efficiencies with architectural expression.

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AC Hotel Louisville Exterior

In a fast-growing and progressive district, the AC Hotel Louisville’s design captures the community’s heritage and innovation through modular construction. Fully embraced by the team and community, the construction method overcame traditional challenges to create a signature destination and exceeded sustainability goals.

Influenced by the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, the lower lobby floors were built conventionally with pre-fabrication used for the guestrooms above. The approach yielded a cost-efficient and quality-focused design that reduced its construction schedule by seven months and received a LEED certification.

AC Hotel Louisville Bar
AC Hotel Louisville Streetscape

“The modular construction of the AC Hotel Louisville represents one of our greatest innovations for our brand. Prefabrication is a process that has reduced the construction timeline, curbs site waste and noise, and results in a higher-quality product produced with factory level precision.”

–Eric Jacobs, Marriott International, Chief Development Officer, North America, Select and Extended Stay Brands

AC Hotel Louisville Boardroom
AC Hotel Louisville

Working closely with Marriott International, the innovative design concept leveraged modular construction and sparked the attention of international brands. With the brand’s recognition and clever construction approach, Meyers+Associates was recognized as The Marriott International Global Architect of the Year.


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  • CityLouisville, Kentucky
  • Client Concord Hospitality
  • Size of Project 93,000 SF, 156 Keys
  • Environmental Credentials LEED Certified
  • Recognition Modular Building Institute Building of the Year 2017, Marriott Hotels International Building of the Year 2018, Urban Land Institute Award of Distinction 2017
  • Collaborators Kersey & Kersey Architects, Prater Engineering, Jezerinac Geers, AMBIA Lighting Design, CARMAN, Myers