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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The hotel room was probably remodeled in the 50's and the breakfast is very low quality. I'd try to find another place if you can find one. Bardstown is a small town and I'm sure there are better accommodations just a couple miles from here.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff were nice, beds were comfy. The room was not totally clean, and furniture were worn out. Would rather stay somewhere else next time, but it was okay. Breakfast was okay but not nice, the breakfast room was dark and the people working there just sat and stared at us while we were eating.

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Lacombe, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Not bad for the price. First room the bathroom door didn't close because the toilet was in the way. They moved us and the room wasn't bad. Breakfast was poor at best. Room in front had highway noise. Again not bad for the price but don't expect much

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for the weekend. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The location was convenient and quiet. The breakfast was decent. There were just a few quirks that kept it from being excellent. Would stay there again.

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netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

just a new owner and he is refurbisch the hotel new paint carpets looks good not complete done but in progress breakfast room was big and clean friendly staff great stay to do the Bourbon trail lots to do in the area.i love to stay here would come back in the future come here more than 15 years love the...

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Wilder, Kentucky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a heavy smell of disinfect but the room was nice and clean. The pool area looks like it will be super cute in the summer. The front desk staff were very very friendly! It's close enough to everything downtown. We parked our vehicle and walked to the quaint little shops and nightlife.

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Thank Karen T
Whitesville, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is fine for downtown stuff. Jack is upgrading the hotel. I had no problems. Wireless worked fine, morning meal was ok and everyone was friendly. Would stay again with no problem. Real pretty view in the mornings looking to the northeast of the old church.

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Central Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 3 of us doing a quick trip down to the Bourbon Trail. Our room fit the bill perfectly. Not a high priced place, and our room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was very nice, and had great coffee, and plenty of room to set and visit. We will definitely stay here again when we are in the...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is going through renovations. Basic motel offering- furniture is dated, but clean. The breakfast offerings were impressive enough that I gave this a four star vs three star. Front desk staff friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were here for 3 nights and it is a great place just for sleeping. Mini frig, microwave in the room. The breakfast was ok. The biscuits and gravy were good, coffee was really light. Overall ok...will stay here again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1496 (Formerly Best Western)
Region: United States > Kentucky > Bardstown
Price Range: $123 - $134 (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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Also Known As:
Best Western Bardstown
Bardstown Best Western
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“I would suggest a room on the backside of the hotel, very quiet back there.”
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“I would request a room at the back of the motel, as it is on a busy road.”
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