Louisville, KY 

DuPont Mansion B&B

 
1317 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40208 US

(502)638-0045
Call Map E-Mail
Website Pictures
Rates: $129 to $239
Total Rooms: 8

Description

Circa 1879. Meticulously restored, this historically significant Italianate mansion features original, ornate marble fireplaces, inlaid flooring, 15-foot ceilings and crystal chandeliers. The grand Victorian decor is accented by period antique furnishings. Spacious common areas and a courtesy kitchen offer added comfort and convenience. Each of the romantic guest bedrooms and suite boast a whirlpool tub, and most include fireplaces. Linger over breakfast in the banquet-style dining room with a typical feast of fruit, broccoli-cheese quiche, bacon, cranberry-orange scones, orange juice and gourmet coffee. Popular local sites like Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby, Louisville Slugger Museum and many others are all within a 10-minute range.Publicity and Awards: Courier Journal, New York Times, Turner South--"Three Day Weekend".Location: City/Urban.

Room Detail

Charles Dickens Room
Offering a queen size bed and period furnishings, bay windows that face the formal gardens, fireplace, phone, Cable TV/VCR, Mr. Dickens would have enjoyed this room conveniently located adjacent to the DuPont Mansion library.
Type of bed: Queen

 
Dupont Suite
The luxurious suite offers a king size bed and lavish period furnishings, a beautiful fireplace, phone, Cable TV/VCR, and ornate room-size bath with fireplace, chandelier and whirlpool tub for two. Mr. Carnegie would have enjoyed his view of Fourth Street and Central Park from his expansive front windows.
Rates: $229 - $229
Type of bed: King

 
Hatti Bishop Speed Room
This room offers a Queen bed with a beautiful embroidered coverlet, luxurious bath with fireplace, period furnishings, Cable TV/VCR, telephone and views of Historic Louisville's Fourth Street. Mrs. Speed, known for her love of Louisville, would be right at home in her luxurious room.
Rates: $149 - $149
Type of bed: Queen

 
Thomas Edison Room
This room offers a Queen bed, period furnishings, breathtaking views from the four large windows, a lavish bath, cable TV/VCR, phone, and an ornate fireplace. Mr. Edison would have enjoyed this light airy room with a view.
Rates: $159 - $159
Type of bed: Queen

 
J.P. Morgan Room
J.P. Morgan, a partner of Mr. DuPont on his railroad ventures would have truly loved his luxurious room with its bay windows that overlook the extensive gardens, fireplace, phone, Cable TV/VCR.
Rates: $119 - $119
Type of bed: Queen

 
Carnegie Suite
This beautiful suite offers a king size bed, period furnishings, lavish bath with enormous whirlpool tub (made for two) and separate shower, fireplace with carved wood mantel, cable TV/VCR and phone. Mr. DuPont would have surveyed his mansion and grounds from this wonderful third floor penthouse.
Rates: $199 - $199
Type of bed: King

 
Grover Cleveland Room
Named for the Chief Executive during the DuPont era, this room features a Chief size (king bed), two(2) fireplaces, antique furnishings, cable TV/VCR, phone, plus a huge bath with whirlpool tub and shower.
Rates: $169 - $169
Type of bed: King

 
Louisa May Alcott Room
Named for a well-known author from the Victorian Era, this room features a queen bed, fireplace, period furnishings, cable TV/VCR, phone plus a huge bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower.
Rates: $149 - $149
Type of bed: Queen

 


Photos





Rooms & Rates

Rates: $129 to $239
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations with private bath, 5 with fireplaces, 5 with whirlpools, 2 suites and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include King and Queen.

Policies

Cancellation: Seven days except Kentucky Derby by Jan 1.
Pets: No pets.
Smoking: Limited.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Wine, Colas and unlimited cold bottled water available in guest kitchen.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Wine, We stock the frige, hospitality area, guest kitchen with wine, snacks, water and cola. Special needs? Just tell us!.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Modem Hook-Up, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, Refrigerator, Ceiling Fans, Snack Bar, Central Air, Clock Radio, Telephone, Coffeemaker, Television, Data Ports, Desk, VCR, Fireplace, DVD, Hair Dryer, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Wireless Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Jacuzzi and fireplaces.
Amenities On Site: Library, Child Care, Computers, PC, Pet Boarding, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Limited Handicap Access, Television, VCR, Laundry Facilities and DVD.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Daily Newspapers, Gym Nearby, Flexible Cancellation, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Flexible Check in/out Times, We cater to business people Sunday thru Thursday. Tell us what you need and we'll get it for you.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages and Private Trainer.

Activities

Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Seminars, Meetings, Weddings, Romantic Getaways, bridal showers, brunches and dinner parties.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Water Sports and Wineries.

Historic Interest

House was built in 1879, original hardwood floors, ornate woodwork, beautiful windows, 15 ft. ceilings, gorgeous Italian marble fireplace.
Historic Awards: National Historical Site (Granted) and Louisville Historical League Renovation Award 2001.
Historic Memberships: National Trust.
Historic sites nearby: Falls of the Ohio - 1 mile, Locust Grove - 5 miles, Cave Hill Cemetary - 2 miles, Churchill Downs - 1 mile.

Romantic Interest

Victorian era elegance with King beds, large baths with Jacuzzis and lots of privacy