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The Seelbach Hilton, Louisville Hotel Review: This beautiful hotel is the sort of place where almost every corner has an illustrious history. Consider the Grand Ballroom, which was the inspiration for Tom and Daisy Buchanan's wedding in The Great Gatsby. Or the acclaimed The Oakwood restaurant, a former gentleman's billiard hall. Guests today can dine in the alcove, complete with two hidden doors leading to secret passages, where Al Capone liked to play cards. The hotel opened in 1905, and has undergone a recent multi-million-dollar restoration. With its historic murals, imported marble and imposing columns, the lobby is palatial. The Deluxe Guest Rooms are pretty, although contemporary bedcovers and some of the artwork detracts from the authenticity of the Beaux-Arts Baroque architecture. If you want the flavor of the hotel's original opulence, check into the Seelbach Suite, with stained glass windows, a carved oak fireplace and a Chippendale camelback sofa. The Fitzgerald Suite is lighter in color, but still elegant and Old World in style. The classic but more contemporary look of the Presidential Suite suits visiting executives. Guests in concierge-level rooms enjoy their own business center, private concierge and complimentary continental breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres.