New hotel proposed for downtown Louisville

Updated: Feb. 12, 2018 at 11:51 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The hotel boom in downtown Louisville continues as plans for a new Holiday Inn came to light Monday.

It's proposed at First Street and Muhammad Ali Blvd., on the site of the former Seven Counties Services headquarters.

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City officials are currently reviewing a permit request.

The hotel will have some tough competition. A quick search found 15 other hotels within just a half-mile radius.

Mayor Greg Fischer has called for more hotels and hotel rooms in the city to attract and keep major national conventions, and entertain Kentucky Derby crowds.

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