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Essence of the Bluegrass

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here after a day at Keeneland. It really is a beautiful home and our room was nice but it didn't seem like a real bed and breakfast. The staff was nice enough but the breakfast was average at best and it was obvious the place had been converted from a residence to a B&B just to cover the...

Thank charlieF51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at essence of the bluegrass twice this year, each time as we were in Lexington for a UK athletic function. Where to start? The house is a spectacular center foyer colonial in horse country. A great place for walks or just relaxing in the gazebo. The most import part of the home is the great room. Unlike many...

Thank Lee R
Mason, Ohio
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to get away to horse country in Kentucky. We read many reviews, but after reading reviews for Essence of the Bluegrass we decided this was the place! We stayed in 2 rooms over 2 nights. Both were disappointing. The Keenland Suite is beautiful and very clean. However, it was cold while we were there and...

1Thank IRidetheHiway
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Beautiful home on a lovely horse farm with breathtaking views of horses and rolling hills. Kasey and Angela made lovely breakfast in the morning. This is a dog-friendly hotel and the room was spacious and everything was very clean. Do plan to return sometime.

Thank pferna195
Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

It's a glamorous house on a relatively small horse farm nestled among many horse farms. It's a quiet area and a great place to take a relaxing walk or run and see a lot of horses and beautiful farms. The women running the place are very friendly and make a good breakfast. We stayed in two different rooms, and actually...

2Thank Ben C
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Awesome place to stay- Comfortable, scenic, friendly, and convenient! Truly the essence of the area! Rolling hills and fences, and horses right in the back yard. Very quiet place and a little bit of luxury!

Thank Sarah B
Nevada City, California
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We arrived late on a stormy evening and had a little trouble figuring out which house we were supposed to be at because we couldn't see through the rain. Our host responded immediately to my call and guided us to the house. There was a note on the door telling us which room was ours and snacks and drinks in...

Thank careylinda
Aurora, Colorado
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We've stayed in numerous B&Bs, but never one this marvelous. We don't believe the photos do it justice, one must see it to believe it. The hosts were friendly and down to earth, which made our stay even more pleasurable. We, along with another couple, had the house to ourselves, to explore and relax. The outside grounds are enormous, with...

Thank BW82
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful B&B. Very clean, very spacious accommodations. Beautiful area, close to Keenland and Distilleries. Innkeeper and my were very gracious and even accommodated our request to have an early breakfast so we could travel to that day's destinations.

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We are so glad we picked this b&b to stay at instead of a hotel in Lexington. The area is beautiful, the breakfast was great, and everybody was so nice.The suite is spacious and luxurious. The downstairs bedroom has a door to the outside and hardwood floors- great if you have a pet or want a quick exit. If you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Essence of the Bluegrass, located in Lexington, KY provides the perfect accommodations for your visit to the bluegrass region of Central Kentucky. Enjoy the height of sophisticated comfort and friendly service as you lounge in the main family room, with its 25 foot ceilings and stone fireplace, or rest in serene privacy in one of four spacious rooms. Five minutes away from the The Kentucky Horse Park and fifteen from downtown Lexington and Keeneland, your stay will be the best of the Bluegrass. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essence of the Bluegrass

Address: 4343 Mount Horeb Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
Region: United States > Kentucky > Lexington
Price Range: ₹ 9,602 - ₹ 16,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The room on the first floor is pet-friendly with its own entrance.”
pferna195, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have nice views - the "suite" is VERY large and luxurious (altho we didn't stay in it). .”
334lindat, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the bourbon room.”
71martip, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Keeneland Room is very spacious!”
cmonty11, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“stay several times and try them all”
aggiemfrock, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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