Bed and Breakfast Louisville KY

Whether you are going to Louisville, Kentucky, for the biggest day of racing, hitting the famous bourbon trail,  or simply looking to spend some quality time enjoying and exploring the  city's unique southern charm, there is no shortage of fantastic places  to stay, sights to see, and amazing things to do and taste in Louisville, KY.

Bed and Breakfast Louisville KY
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Welcome to Chateau Bourbon, Kentucky's #1 B&B on TripAdvisor! As seen in "Lonely Planet", "Forbes", "Afar Magazine", & "USA Today". At our award-winning inn, you can expect genuine hospitality, impeccable attention to detail and down-home southern charm. Taking standards from traditional 5-star hotels and adding our personal touches, Chateau Bourbon delivers an unforgettable guest experience. Owner/innkeepers Missy & John Hillock take great pride in their property, which they personally designed and constructed in 2015. With every comfort and convenience in mind, they’ve created a space that many guests warmly refer to as “a Pinterest house come to life”. They’ve married the look and feel of a traditional Kentucky estate home with European influences of the French and English cottages they’ve traveled to over the years. And with all the creative bourbon touches, there’s no denying you’re in the bluegrass state. Whether you’re stamping your Kentucky Bourbon Trail passport at area bourbon distilleries, placing a winning wager at historic Churchill Downs, dining at our nationally-recognized restaurants, or exploring the majesty of thoroughbred horse country, Chateau Bourbon is the perfect home-base for your Kentucky adventure. GUESTS RAVE ABOUT OUR...3-course, bourbon-infused breakfasts - Nightly "Sips & Sweets" happy hour - Luxurious beds/bedding - Porch swings, fire pit, and cozy spaces - Impeccable cleanliness - Guest pantry stocked full of drinks/snacks/necessities - Picturesque, walkable neighborhood setting - Discount card for neighborhood restaurants/shops/services - Partnership with the Kentucky Bourbon Trail - Multiple ways to enhance your stay, including private bourbon tastings - Furry, 4-legged innkeepers, Reese & Honey - Warmth & hospitality :) Chateau Bourbon provides an elegant setting for its fun, welcoming atmosphere. With a cocktail in hand, come sit on our porch and let your worries fall by the wayside. Located within the award-winning ‘new urbanist’ community of Norton Commons, you can ‘park & walk’ during your stay with everything you need just beyond our doorstep. You’ll enjoy the locally-owned restaurants & boutiques set amidst the beautiful homes and park-like green spaces. Our east end Louisville location is just 12 miles from downtown, so you’re only minutes from everything the big city has to offer. Whether you’re a bourbon newbie or a self-proclaimed bourbon nerd, we’ve got the experience you’re looking for. Whether it’s discussing the distilling process, sharing a cocktail recipe, or recommending a hard-to find bourbon, you’ll enrich your knowledge by experiencing the tradition of Kentucky bourbon like a local. All 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor, Yelp, & Facebook! Come see what all the fuss is about - We look forward to hosting you!

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Bourbon Manor is conveniently located near the many Bardstown attractions and offers several VIP Bourbon Tour & Tasting Excursion Packages that can be added to an overnight stay. Let us help customize a memorable, stress-free Bourbon Trail Experience of a lifetime. Plan your visit to a place where Bourbon is celebrated year-round - where we sip our Bourbon in grand Southern style. There is something for everyone here, every day of the year: My Old Kentucky Home State Park, My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, Stephen Foster Musical, Historic Trains and Museums, Civil War historical sites such as Abraham Lincoln's birthplace and boyhood home, Abbey of Gethsemani - home to the first Trappist Monks Settlement in the U.S., Kentucky's Wine Trail, and of course, the 12 world-famous Bourbon Distilleries. Bourbon Manor is a Bourbon Lover's Paradise. Enjoy our Bourbon Heritage involving the Brown Family and 2 stately Pre-Civil War Plantation Mansions (Circa 1810 and 1825). The Brown Family started the first commercial bottled Bourbon known as Old Forester, which is now designated the official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby. Today, the property is an award-winning B&B and the first Bourbon-themed B&B in the World! Enjoy our spacious antique-appointed guest rooms, complete with modern amenities, fine art work, blissful bedding, and beautiful park-like setting. Our onsite Bourbon Bar & Lounge, The Bunghole Bourbon Bar, a 3-level historic tobacco barn, features the best selection of Bourbons in Bardstown - with over 150 Bourbons, Wines, and Crafted Beer. Our Full Country Gourmet Breakfast always includes dessert infused with Bourbon, of course. We also have an onsite Spa for some pampering after a long-day of tours - Couple's Massage is the most frequently requested treatment. We invite you to be our guests! We look forward to seeing you soon! Until then, CHEERS! Todd & Tyler, Owners/Innkeepers

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1851 Historic Maple Hill Manor Bed & Breakfast, Alpaca & Llama Farm, and Manor Cottage Gift, located only minutes from Bardstown - Bourbon Capital of the World and voted America's Most Beautiful Small Town, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and has been designated a Kentucky Landmark Home due to its historic preservation of Pre-Civil War Mansions. Rediscover historical elegance from an era of refined romance and southern charm with spacious, antique-appointed guest rooms with today's modern amenities, offering large extra padded beds, luxurious linens, flat-screen TVs with Satellite Service, and each with a private bath and custom Gilchrist & Soames toiletries. Our premium rooms include a double Jacuzzi and/or fireplace. Due to the historic nature of the home and the comfort of all guests, smoking is only permitted outside the home. Relax at our peaceful, park-like setting. You will find benches on the front porch, garden chairs, a tree swing for two, and a large patio area with tables, comfortable seating, and chiminea set among ancient maple trees. Stroll our flower gardens with Gazebo, nature reserve, and walking paths. Enjoy interacting and learning about our Alpacas & Llamas. Centrally located on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Voted #1 in the U.S. as the B&B with the “Most Historical Charm” as well as “Best Breakfast in the Southeast” – by Arrington’s B&B Journal AND voted “Kentucky’s Best B&B” by readers of Kentucky Monthly Magazine. We look forward to your visit!

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Originally built in the late 1830s, but magnificently restored. Opening in 2005, In three short years, we were chosen in the Top Ten Best Overall in the US by Bed and Chosen by San Francisco Magazine as the “Place to stay on the Bourbon Trail.” And by Knoxville Magazine as the “destination of choice for the Kentucky Derby.” Our private suites are some of the finest in the world. Each suite tells its own story with the tastefully appointed themed classic movie themes, restored hardwood floors, original oil painting, excellent bedding, etc. And our beautiful Huntsman Chase Guesthouse, built in 2010 is an equine themed 3.5 BR, 3.5BA 2,000+ sq. ft. Southern Living plan that is rented as one unit. (In other words, if you just book the downstairs, no one else can book the upstairs. If you just need 2 bedrooms in the guesthouse, you only pay for 2). In the hustle and bustle of our modern world, we all long for a special place where we can just be, where we feel welcomed and pampered in an unobtrusive way; where beauty and a peaceful atmosphere are synergistically joined. Your search is over for an incredible destination that skillfully combines elegant design, impeccable cleanliness and a gracious tangible sense of calm and welcome. Ground zero for exploring world-class horse farms. (2 Triple Crown winners 5 minutes away!) We are also a home base for exploring the very popular Bourbon Trail. Our guests tell us that they feel they have escaped the world behind the old brick wall of the English courtyard. Our full hot gourmet breakfasts are served fresh from our state-of-the-art kitchen every morning to you, our cherished guests. Whether you want to escape or to explore, we excel in exceeding expectations at A Storybook Inn. “Close to Everything, Worlds apart!”

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Explore Bed and Breakfasts in Louisville, KY

Did you know that Louisville was named after the famous French King Louis XVI? It is also the biggest city in Kentucky.

Although the Kentucky Derby definitely marks the city's busiest period, note that Louisville is a winning and popular tourist destination throughout the year.

It is important that you set aside a couple of hours in order to explore the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum. Whenever you are in the mood for an  insightful Derby City history lesson, you can visit the famous  Conrad-Caldwell House Museum.

Once in a while, a  little convalescence or rejuvenation is an excellent thing for your  mind and body. You deserve a nice and relaxing getaway, and the best bed and breakfast Louisville, KY, offer you the most relaxing and fun escape imaginable. A bed and breakfast near Louisville, KY, is an ideal place to forget about your responsibilities for a few days. Bed and breakfast inns offer great hospitality.

For example, the Inn at Woodhaven is an excellent blend of charming hospitality and casual elegance. The best Louisville, KY bed and breakfast also have rooms that feature a comfy seating area for your convenience. If you stay at a B&B in Louisville, you will relax in quiet and luxurious rooms with exceptional amenities, such as private baths and flat-screen TVs.


  • There is no doubt that the city's most important and famous landmark is the elegant twin spires of Churchill Downs. However, you do not have to place a bet in order to have a great time. This is because Churchill Downs is home to the famous Kentucky Derby Museum.

    If  you visit this museum, you will learn about the rich history of the  race, horses, and jockeys while touring some exclusive parts of this  track. You can also admire the grand and elegant Victorian homes of Old Louisville.

    You will also like Old Louisville as it is a vibrant and historic district located just north of the renowned University of Louisville and south of downtown Louisville and Broadway.

    You can also visit the Louisville Zoo, which is spread out elegantly over 134 acres and features over  1,500 exotic animals, such as tigers and birds, and many award-winning  exhibits. Another tourist hotspot is the Spring Run Farm.

    You may know that Kentucky is synonymous with bourbon. Comprising over a dozen beloved and  exquisite bourbon distilleries, such as Jim Beam and Maker's Mark, the Bourbon Trail is great and serves as a type of choose-your-own-adventure of this type of whiskey.

    You cannot miss the Frazier History Museum if you are in the city. It is located on Louisville’s  famous Museum Row. Note that the museum is named after its notable  founder Owsley Brown Frazier and has a sprawling exhibition space of  75,000 square feet on 3 floors, as well as an impressive auditorium that  has a seating capacity of about 120.

    You will be pleased to know  that the museum’s extensive collection boasts American and international  artifacts, especially from the late 16th century to the early 20th  century. A few impressive highlights from the amazing collection include  General Custer’s pistols, Daniel Boone’s Bible, and Theodore  Roosevelt’s “Big Stick.”

Bed and Breakfast Louisville KY FAQ

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  • What type of amenities can I expect when booking a Louisville Bed and Breakfast?

    You will enjoy several amenities by booking a bed and breakfast in Louisville. Some of them are:

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Amazing guest rooms
    • Beautiful dining rooms; and
    • Flat-screen TVs and air conditioning in all rooms

    Many  inns serve a full breakfast so that you can enjoy English muffins,  hardboiled eggs, and cheese. The spacious suites in these inns have  charming fireplaces and soak-worthy private bathtubs.

  • Why stay at a Bed & Breakfast in Louisville, KY?

    If starting your day with a tasty gourmet breakfast on a gorgeous patio and then easing into the evening with free bourbon  in a relaxing vine-covered gazebo is the type of vacation that you are  after, you will definitely treasure your stay at a bed and breakfast in Louisville.

    You can check-in to one of these inns to make the most of your vacation rentals and see beautiful Victorian homes and the Bourbon Trail.  You will also enjoy rooms elegantly decorated in a conventional  English-country style, with beautiful floral patterns as well as fresh  flowers.

  • What are the different types of B&Bs in Louisville?

    The best thing is that there are many types of B&Bs in Louisville. For example, you will find pet friendly bed and breakfast Louisville, KY. You will like Dupont Mansion Bed and Breakfast Louisville, KY, and Central Park Bed and Breakfast Louisville,  KY, as they provide ornate and comfy full room-sized baths with  fireplaces and lounges without sacrificing service or quality.

    You will also find a romantic bed and breakfast Louisville,  KY. These lodges have spacious rooms with antique touches, such as  wrought-iron bed frames and Tiffany lamps. Another great place to stay  is Aleksander House Bed and Breakfast Louisville, KY.

    The bnbfinder Diamond Collection is a prestigious and exclusive group of highly-rated or professionally inspected luxury bed and breakfasts and inns.

    And  all members of the bnbfinder Diamond Collection have to pass a  professional inspection performed by an industry-recognized inspection  agency. Don’t forget to inform the innkeeper you found them through the bnbfinder Diamond Collection!