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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean, decent bfast buffet, staff was extremely nice, well suited for my pups. Nothing fancy, it's really not as pretty as photo shows. I have lots of family in Bardstown and I will stay again if I don't find better place to accommodate dogs.

Thank Virginia G
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend getaway. Great little hotel for the price. We're always looking for a cheap clean place with a great breakfast, and this was perfect. Free wifi and hot breakfast: sausage, scrambled eggs, hard boiled eggs grits, pancakes, yogurt, fruit, juice, coffee, bagels, cereal etc. They are in the process of upgrading the rooms....but didn't affect us.

Thank Kellygirl40
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled with pets so my room was in a single story building near the on-site restaurant. The room was average with a cute covered porch with a table and two chairs, motel style. Free breakfast is only served until 10, but there is a good buffet next door if you miss it. This hotel is a reasonable walking distance...

Thank explorepossibilities
orillia ,on,canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location...close to the downtown area.Friendly and helpful staff. The hotel is very dated...our room was cramped,and very old. Breakfast was very good and plentiful...eggs, cereal, sausages ,muffins, bagels etc. Location is the prime asset of this hotel....serves its purpose for a short stay.

1Thank Hawkrridge
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Room was clean, smelled fresh, bed was comfy. They allow dogs ($25 each very reasonable) but we left ours at home nice to know that they care about our fur babies! Staff was very friendly and helpful, breakfast was good. Can't say a bad word about this place! Will stay again!

2Thank Rebekah R
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here last night and we were very pleased with the quality of the room. It was spacious and clean, beds were comfortable, front desk staff was very nice and helpful. We had everything we needed, it even included breakfast. Cute little town and with the stop. I would highly recommend.

1Thank ChicagoKas
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have stayed a few times at the General Nelson Inn Bardstown, however not during KY Bourbon Festival week. We stayed end of Nov this year as part of our stay in Kentucky. Check in was easy and efficient. We had a ground floor room facing the road entry. Being that it was facing the road there was minimal road...

Thank LilithMorgan13
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you are looking for a conveniently located hotel in Bardstown and you don't require fancy schmancy ammenities, this hotel is perfect. Our experience was stress-free, with friendly and easy check in. Thank you Tracy! Our room was simple, but clean. Breakfast was a nice bonus with a more than ample variety of selection and good, hot coffee. The best...

Thank Lynn M
Stanford, Kentucky
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had 6 rooms rented for Dec. 29,2016 for a sort of reunion - we asked for a space to get together and visit and the sells manager said that we could meet outside Or we could rent the banquet hall, they had no lobby and the Breakfast rooms was locked. When we mentioned that we may want to cancel...

Thank bobswett51
Lapeer, Michigan
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The room was dated but clean with upgrade paper products and the bed comfy. It was close to all that we wanted to do and the breakfast was fine. Our AARP discount was not honored because we did not book directly with the hotel. Nothing special but ok for a night.

Thank playparkfun

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Commonwealth, Bardstown is the site of My Old Kentucky Home - the state shrine and subject of composer Stephen Foster's legendary song. Stephen Foster-The Musical, one of the longest running outdoor musicals in the United States, plays each summer.These are only two of the dozens of attractions and festivals that make the Bardstown area a first-class tourist destination..When visiting Bardstown you'll want to call the Best Western General Nelson Inn home. Conveniently nestled between the knobs of central Kentucky, Bardstown is located 35 miles south of Louisville, about 16 miles off Highway I-65. ... more   less 

Additional Information about General Nelson Inn

Address: 411 West Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004 (Formerly Best Western)
Region: United States > Kentucky > Bardstown
Price Range: ₹ 5,108 - ₹ 6,654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — General Nelson Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Bardstown Best Western
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“Poor accessibility. Stay somewhere else.”
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“I would suggest a room on the backside of the hotel, very quiet back there.”
 of 5 bubbles familyvacation3, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would request a room at the back of the motel, as it is on a busy road.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaB822, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms were quiet, has patio area. Back rooms oversee the pool”
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