Bardstown, KY 

Bourbon Manor Bed and Breakfast Inn

714 N 3rd Street
Bardstown, KY 40004 US

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Rates: $129 to $249
Total Rooms: 10
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (4 reviews)


Circa 1818. This antebellum mansion is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The inn features elegantly carved woodwork, stained glass, yellow poplar and ash floors, a grand entrance foyer and spiral staircase. There is a lookout on top of the house. The inn is furnished with antiques.Publicity and Awards: The Kentucky Travel Guide, Voted "Inn of the Month" in Country Living Magazine(Sept 2005), The New York Times Magazine states "Rosemark Haven in Bardstown, KY is a stylish place to stay."(July 22, 2005). Most Romantic B&B in KY - 2018 Best B&B Breakfast in KY - 2018 Best Themed B&B in KY - 2018 Innkeeping Excellence Award, 2016 TripAdvisor’s Award of Excellence, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 B&B Marketer of the Year Award to Todd Allen, 2014 and 2018 Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky President’s Award, 2014 and 2018 Best Breakfast Recipe in the World Award, 2013 Industry Champion Award, 2013 and 2014 Selected as One of the Best B&Bs in the Southeast, 2014 Diamond Collection.Location: City/Urban and Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Room Detail

Manhattan Honeymoon Hideaway Suite
REDISCOVER ROMANCE IN OUR HONEYMOON SUITE - FEATURING A JACUZZI AND GAS-LOG FIREPLACE. Our largest and most private Guest Room - it even has its own exterior door. Spacious suite features a luxurious King-Size Canopy Style Bed with Premium Fiberbed Topper, high thread-count linens, and Gas-log Fireplace. Private Bath features a jetted tub and shower, Turkish Towels, Custom Spa Robes, and Exclusive Spa Toiletries. Beautifully decorated with a variety of fine antiques, and designer lighting with dimmers. Large Flat-screen Cable TV, and FREE WiFi. Reserved parking space. Also included is an entry room with a beverage station and coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, and microwave oven. A very quiet, private, and romantic room - sure to create a wonderful, lasting memory! [2nd Floor Room with Spiral Steps, Exterior Door, Reserved Parking.]
Rates: $229 - $249
Type of bed: King

Hotty Toddy
REDISCOVER YOUR ROMANCE IN REGAL STYLE & ELEGANCE. This spacious 20'x20' Guest Room features a grand, four-poster King-Size Bed with Premium Fiberbed (hypo-allergenic), and luxurious high thread-count linens. An antique-appointed room with armoire and dresser, large flat-screen Cable TV, DVD Player, Movies, Books/Magazines, Gas-Log Fireplace. and FREE Wifi. Private Bath with walk-in shower, exclusive Spa Toiletries, plush Turkish Towels, custom Spa Robes, and hair dryer. Three large windows provide panoramic views of the formal lawn, flower gardens, and ancient Magnolia Trees which bloom 4 times each year. Elegant renovations and remarkable scenic views make this a truly romantic room for a wonderful, lasting memory! [2nd Floor Room]
Rates: $199 - $229
Type of bed: King

Sweet Old Fashioned
RELAX AND REJUVENATE IN THIS SPACIOUS, ELEGANT, AND ROMANTIC ANTIQUE-APPOINTED FIREPLACE ROOM. This spacious 20'x20', elegant, antique-appointed guest room features a King-Size Canopy Bed with luxurious linens and 2&34; synthetic down mattress topper, gas-log fireplace, private bath with shower and tub, an antique dresser and armoire, plus comfortable couch and chairs. Included is a large flat-screen TV and DVD Player with FREE Cable and Movie Channels. FREE High-Speed WiFi, books, and magazines. Private Bath features Exclusive SPA Toiletries, plush Turkish Towels, Custom Spa Robes, and Hair Dryer. The view is of the graceful lawn with its ancient magnolia trees and beautiful flower gardens. A wonderful, luxurious and relaxing guest room after touring the Bourbon Trail and shopping quaint historic Bardstown - recently named America's Most Beautiful Small Town. An Award-winning Full Breakfast and variety of beverages and snacks are included. 2 Twin-size, pull-out couches available.
Rates: $199 - $229
Type of bed: King

Federal House - 3 Room Suite
Completely restored original 1900 sq. ft. plantation home is a separate Bourbon Manor Cottage. For a step back to the early 1800's (with modern conveniences), and a very private experience! It features 3 spacious Guest Rooms each with private bath, a gathering room, and a well-equipped kitchen (no stove/oven). Your private deck overlooks the formal gardens and gracious grounds, and you are only a few steps from the main mansion where you receive the same great, Full-Country Breakfast as all of our guests. Ideal for ladies getaway, Bridal Party, or 2-3 couples traveling together, or for an exclusive celebrity rental. There are 2 beautifully decorated antique-appointed queen-size rooms upstairs: Magnolia Maiden features a queen-size bed and Debutante's Dream features 1 queen bed and 2 twin beds to accommodate larger parties.The 3rd room is called the Scarlet Starlet which features 1 queen bed. Each private bath has a clawfoot tub and shower combo. Up to 8 guests may be accommodated.
Rates: $129 - $199
Type of bed: Queen(2) , Twin

Master Distillers Den
Master Distiller’s Den – First Floor Room: Suitable for a Master Distiller or distinguished Bourbon Fan that loves all things Bourbon. This room is over-the-top bourbon-themed. Grand, spacious guest room featuring a King Bed with 7-layers of luxury linens, gas-log fireplace, beverage station with complementary coffees/teas, bottled water, mini-frig, and microwave. Queen-size sleeper sofa. This room has an exterior door with a reserved parking space. Private bath features a walk-in shower with custom toiletries.
Rates: $199 - $229
Type of bed: King

Scarlet Starlet
The Scarlet Starlet guestroom features a 7-layer Blissful, queen bed, antiques, large-screen TV with cable and FREE Movies, and private vintage bath – located on the first floor. Upstairs, the Magnolia Maiden guestroom offers beautiful antiques and a queen-size bed. The Debutante’s Dream guestroom features 1 queen bed and 2 twin beds – ideal for sharing! These guestrooms may be rented separately or as a group.
Rates: $129 - $199
Type of bed: Queen

Magnolia Maiden
The Magnolia Maiden guestroom offers beautiful antiques and a queen-size bed. Up to two people are welcome to stay in this pretty, elegant room. The Debutante's Dream guestroom features 1 queen bed and 2 twin beds - ideal for sharing! There is also the Scarlet Starlit guestroom which features a queen bed on the first floor. Rooms may be rented separately or as a group.
Rates: $129 - $199
Type of bed: Queen

Debutantes Dream
The Debutante's Dream is not only named for the bourbon-based drink, but it is also an apt description for our charming plantation home guestroom. Whether young or old, ladies love this room in our private guest house for weekends and vacations with their friends. With one queen-size bed and two twin beds with private bath which includes a shower and tub, the room is perfect for small groups traveling together. Here, you can enjoy each other's company and have some lively fun in your own private accommodations.
Rates: $129 - $199
Type of bed: Queen(2) , Twin

Classic Sazerac
RELAX & RENEW IN THIS ROMANTIC JACUZZI ROOM. This spacious 20'x20' Guest Room features a beautiful four-poster King-Size Bed with luxurious high thread-count linens, and a Premium Fiberbed (hypo-allergenic). It features an antique dresser, relaxing sitting area with comfortable chairs, Cable TV/DVD/Movies, FREE WiFi, and collection of books and magazines. The expansive private bath features a Thermal-Masseur Jetted Tub, separate walk-in shower, exclusive SPA Toiletries, plush Turkish Towels, and Custom Spa Robes. A wonderfully romantic room, well-suited for relaxing, rekindling, and renewal. [2nd Floor Room]
Rates: $229 - $249
Type of bed: King

Southern Love
FOR A RESTFUL RETREAT. Featuring a beautiful antique Queen-Size Bed with luxurious high thread-count linens, premium feather topper (hypo-allergenic), and gas-log fireplace. Large Flat Screen TV with Cable, DVD Player, Movies, FREE WiFi, and seating area with comfortable chairs. Private Bath with walk-in shower stall, Turkish Towels, Custom Spa Robes, Exclusive Spa Toiletries, and hair dryer. The view of the room is of the formal flower gardens, the Bourbon Barn, and patio area. It is a bright and cheerful guest room, sure to provide rest and relaxation. [2nd Floor Room]
Rates: $129 - $199
Type of bed: Queen

Mint Julep
REDISCOVER YOUR ROMANCE IN ELEGANT AND ROMANTIC RENOVATIONS - FEATURING A JACUZZI FOR 2. Features an elegantly craved, four-poster King-Size Bed with luxurious high thread-count linens and premium featherbed (hypo-allergenic). Includes a beautiful antique armoire, comfortable chairs, a new 40&34; flat-screen TV with Cable, Blu-Ray DVD Player with FREE Movies, Electric Fireplace, and FREE Wifi. The private bath features a Jacuzzi for 2 and separate walk-in shower, Turkish Towels, Custom Spa Robes, Exclusive Spa Toiletries, and hair dryer. The sunny view is of the beautiful west-side lawn, Bourbon Barn, and a secret garden with sculpture of a hand. A very quiet, private, and romantic room - sure to create a wonderful, lasting memory! [2nd Floor Room]
Rates: $219 - $249
Type of bed: King



Rooms & Rates

Rates: $129 to $249
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Personal Checks, Discover, Visa and Cash or Check.
Rooms: This property has 10 total guest accommodations, 10 with hot tubs, 10 total suites, including 1 three-bedroom suite, 5 cottages, 9 guest houses and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Twin.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Only on Holiday and Festival Weekends
Cancellation: Deposit Required: Small inns are greatly affected by cancellations. Others are turned away when you agree to rent a room/s. Therefore, we have established a fair payment policy: 50% of rental (minimum 1-night charge) is due by cash, check, money order, traveler's check, or credit/debit card when your reservation is made. The balance is due at the end of your stay or rental agreement. You are responsible for the entire amount of your rental agreement. All payments are guaranteed by a valid Credit or Debit Card.
Pets: Pets Allowed, Pet Policy and $25 fee.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Full Gourmet Breakfast, Restaurant on Premises, Snacks/Refreshments, Wine, Picnic Lunches, Country Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Gourmet Dinner, Gourmet Lunches, Catering Service, Early Coffee/Tea, Afternoon Tea and Onsite Bourbon Bar.
Amenities In Room: Cable TV, Kitchen, Wireless Internet Access, Snack Bar, DVD, Bath Amenities, Hair Dryer, Coffeemaker, Iron/Ironing Board, Refrigerator, Turn-Down Service, Restaurant, Television, Heating, Bathrobes, Fireplace and Air Conditioning.
Amenities On Site: Gift Shop, Free parking on premise, Universal charging station for electronic vehicles, Copy Machine, Washer, Hot Tub/Jetted Tub, Fireplace, Gym, Bicycles, Doorman, Suitable for Events, Tesla charging station, DVD, Laundry Facilities, Buzzer/Wireless Intercom and Dryer.
Business Traveler Amenities: Wireless Internet Access, Television, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Iron/Ironing Board, Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Gym On-site, Gym Nearby, Flexible Check in/out Times, Flexible Cancellation, Desk and Daily Newspapers.
Transportation Services: Airport Pickup.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Body Scrubs, Body Wraps, Cosmetics, Facials, Fitness Center, Massages and Yoga/Meditation.
Spa Packages: Pampered Partner's Package


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Not available on weekends (except for last minute availability) or holidays


Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways, Weddings, Honeymoons, Meetings, Seminars, Family Reunions, Rehearsal Dinners, Small intimate Weddings and Private Parties.
Other Activities: Bicycling, Birdwatching, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Wineries, Water Sports, Tennis, Sports Events, Major College, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Amusement Park, Bourbon Manor in quaint, historic Bardstown is centrally located within the Bourbon, Horses & History Region of Kentucky, with an abundance of year-round attractions, festivals to enjoy. We are located on 5 Tourism Trails: Bourbon, Wine, Lincoln, Civil War, , Catholic Religious Heritage. Bardstown is The Bourbon Capital of the World, voted “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town.” There are many high-profile attractions to enjoy throughout the year: My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Heaven Hill’s Bourbon Heritage Museum, Barton’s 1792 Distillery, Willitt’s Distillery, Maker’s Mark Distillery, Jim Beam Distillery, Four Roses (Cox’s Creek), Lux Row Distillery, Preservation Distillery, Bardstown Bourbon Company, Museum Row featuring 5 museums, Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral, Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History, Kentucky Dinner Train, Around the Town Horse & Carriage Rides, Bernheim Forest & Arboretum, Abbey of Gethsemani, Crystal Creek Riding Stables, Antique Shopping, Kentucky Railway Museum, McIntyre’s Winery, , over 30 Shops, Galleries Downtown Bardstown. During warmer months, there is a wide range of outdoor dramas, music performances, , local theaters: Stephen Foster Musical, Summer Concert Series, Bardstown Community Park " Live Bands every Friday Night in June, , Springfield Community Theater, and Central Kentucky Chorus.

Historic Interest

2 Southern Plantation Homes (circa 1818 and 1828), which were part of a 3000 acre tobacco and hemp plantation to one of the founding families of Bardstown, by the name of Bealmear. The property was occupied by General William J Hardee of the Confederate Army as headquarters & look-out station during the American Civil War. It was later used as a Boarding House during the Great Depression. It has served as home to many prominent Bardstown residents for over 200 years. It has been operating as an award-winning B&B for over 30 years.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Granted), City Historical Site (Granted), National Historical Site (Granted), National Register (Granted) and National Register (Applied).
Historic Memberships: National Trust, State Historical Society, City Historical Society and Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: The Civil War Museum of the Western Theatre and Women's Civil War Museum (<1 mile), A Pioneer Village(<1 mile), My Old Kentucky Home State Park (<1 mile), Wickland - Home of 3 Governors (<1 mile), Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral (1 mile), Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (7 miles), Jim Beam Distillery (15 miles), Maker's Mark Distillery (17 miles), Loretto Motherhouse (17 miles), Abbey of Gethsemani (18 miles), St. Rose Priory (17 miles), Lincoln Homestead and Lincoln Legacy Museum (17 miles), Lincoln Birthplace National Park (20 miles).

Romantic Interest

Romantic park-like setting with flowers gardens, fountains, and statues. Guest rooms are elegantly decorated - many with jacuzzi and fireplace. 3-story floating spiral staircase leads to the Cupola, stained glass, beautiful woodwork, fine art, and lovely antiques throughout the Manor.