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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

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3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
+1 859-734-5411
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A bit disappointed.

Arrived shortly after 3pm on a Sunday afternoon only to tour the place. We did NOT eat or stay... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elizabethtown, Indiana
Very Worthwhile Stop

This was a very interesting place to visit. We learned a lot about the "shakers" and their history... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is a landmark destination rooted in the spirit of the Kentuckians that called this place home for more than a century. Discover inspiring legacies, fresh-air adventures and spirited hospitality throughout Shaker Village's 3,000 acres. Onsite amenities include overnight accommodations, dining and catering services, retail shops, historical exhibitions and tours, a farm and garden area, a nature preserve, multi-use trail system, riverboat rides, equestrian stable and an extensive calendar of special programs, activities and events.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“family dwelling” (13 reviews)
“dining room” (24 reviews)
“meeting house” (21 reviews)
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3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
+1 859-734-5411
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived shortly after 3pm on a Sunday afternoon only to tour the place. We did NOT eat or stay here. Not really sure what to expect. Ended up purchasing tickets ($10/each) for the 4pm tour. It was very informative, but only lasted 30 minutes and...More

1  Thank an4252017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very interesting place to visit. We learned a lot about the "shakers" and their history. Many buildings were open for an inside look and docents were on hand to answer questions. Be sure to get their insights which will add much more...More

Thank R-M M
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This was a Very nice and Educational Day at Shaker's Village. The Staff was Very Well Educated on the History. The Younger Gentleman who was in the Church. Knew So much and Explained it for All to Feel right there Back in the Day. He...More

Thank LT T
ShakerVillage, Manager at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 5 September 2017

What a uniquely wonderful place in the heart of the KY bluegrass region. Our annual family vacation, which included all 13 of us, lodged in the West Family Dwelling at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill for four days in July. Once you realize that you...More

2  Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Spent the night at Shaker Village while on a trip, recently. Setting was peaceful, pastoral and beautiful. We were a little taken aback though, by the "upgrades". We had a simple room, furnished in the Shaker style, simple, well-designed furniture. The large, free-standing mechanism (dehumidifier,...More

2  Thank drmlvr
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We loved staying here with our kids, age 4 & 6. The wagon ride was a real highlight, and the young woman who drove it was wonderful. The acres of restored natural prairie are amazing and awesome! The kids also loved herding the ducks and...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Stopped here for a tour and was very disappointed. Was expecting a lot more to see inside the homes such as people representing the Shakers and more actual pieces from the period. We found neither. Stopped at the restaurant and although we knew reservations were...More

1  Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Checked in after dark in July. We went to registration and were given our keys and a crude map for the location of our room. We were somewhat familiar with the grounds but had to hunt a flashlight to find our way to our room...More

3  Thank Corvette1871
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited Shakertown, as it's locally known, for an Arts & Crafts Fair. Really good quality, hand-made items. Admission included the entire property, and we enjoyed learning about the Shakers' worship habits in the meeting room, where a young man with an excellent voice told...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

If you want wifi and alot of amenities, this is not the place for you. If you want to relax, enjoy history, you cant beat this place. Beautifull place.

1  Thank d l
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Response from kbbradford | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw or heard of.
18 April 2017|
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Response from SailingQueenInBlue | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg. There are stairs but also an elevator. About 10/15 minutes away.