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Essence of the Bluegrass

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Cupertino, California
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This place is amazing. The house is like something out of Gone with the Wind: truly epic. And it's set back in the countryside with horses grazing around you and no road noise. The hostess was very nice and concerned with making our stay as great as possible. The food was excellent and timing was very flexible. Our room was...

Thank cholestria
Troy, Missouri
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Imagine a beautiful house with horses and a wonderful Hostess, Ashley. Great breakfasts! And we were always welcome into the living area. We had the small first floor room to my wife's needs - but enjoyed our four nights there. Close to the Kentucky Horse Park; Keeneland; Bourbon Distilleries.

2Thank maykenwoods
Stanley, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This was our first stay at a B&B. We sure picked the right place for our first experience! The accomdations were exactly as expected. We stayed in the Keeneland Suite and it was absolutely amazing. The property was gorgeous and the location was nice and quite away from town but close enough to make getting around a breeze. Our hostess...

Thank kimcherry11
Warsaw, Kentucky
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We decided to spend the year staying in Kentucky Bed and Breakfast for a tour of the state, I found this location on line, and I was pleasantly surprised. We had a great night, and the breakfast amazingly wonderful. We will be staying again!! Clean, relaxing, beautiful, quiet, great location for a wedding.

Thank aggiemfrock
Baton Rouge,Louisiana
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The Bluegrass Horse Farm area that Essence is located in north of town is truly beautiful! The house was very large (owner no longer lives there as they moved into Lexington) and well kept with many of the original furnishing the owner had when living there. There was a young lady, who lives in the basement, there to greet us...

Thank scot1ru
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This home is definitely a one of a kind home away from home. Everything in this home from top to bottom is beautiful. Very modern & a definite up grade to the normal B&B. The room was nice & the view was beautiful, even in the dead of winter. The bed was comfortable & we slept like a baby. Breakfast...

Thank classicego
Richland, Indiana
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Visited with my fiance during our bourbon tour experience. LOVED the home and the surrounding countryside. If you like horses, you need to stay here....they are literally right outside your window. Very impressed with the staffs response when a issue arose. Will stay here again.

Thank trkbr2014
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The Kenneland Suite is amazing, the pictures don't do it justice. Ashley manages the property and she is very concerned about meeting your needs and providing any assistance you may request or require, she is awesome! Enjoy breakfast overlooking the horse pasture and your time at this B&B!!! We plan on returning...

1Thank phinal99
New York
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Gracious, clean, quiet. Our innkeeper was Ashley, who was terrific -----very accommodating and aims to please. Lovely setting,M excellent value. The home is very modern and recently built, unusual for BNB. It is located on a plot of several acres in the middle of prime horse country. Highly recommend it.

2Thank Trapper1
Dacula, Georgia
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We want to thank Jerry, Ashley and the other sweet lady (so sorry I forgot your name) for your hospitality during our stay. We felt so at home away from home and enjoyed the beautiful sites and farm. Special thanks to Jerry for introducing Sheldon and Priceless to us and allowing our daughter to feed them. This was our first...

Thank Jamie H

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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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  • Suites
  • 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: $201 - $336 (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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