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Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast

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The 1888 Historic Rocking Horse Manor Bed & Breakfast is the house built for one of the Bourbon Barons of Victorian Louisville, Max Selliger, of Max Selliger & Co. Distillery in 1888. Stay in a former Bourbon Baron's home and enjoy the craftsmanship that went into the great homes of Old Louisville. The Rocking Horse Manor is a totally restored 1888 Richardsonian Romanesque mansion. All guest rooms offer all the amenities the modern traveler requires, including in-suite baths, individual room temperature controls and high-speed wireless internet access all throughout, while the house maintains the Victorian architectural features including original stained glass, pocket doors, hand-carved fire place mantels, 12 1/2 foot ceilings, original parquet floors with intricate inlaid borders and original Italian Marble mosaic tiles in the expansive foyer. Enjoy a glass of Bourbon in the parlor or library with wet-bar or outside in the courtyard with its various seating areas in both, sun and shade, large fountain, and view of the impressive façade of the original carriage house.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
0Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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We went to Lousivlle with another couple. We wanted to stay near the river downtown area and decided to try a bed and breakfast. We stayed at The Rocking Horse Manor for two nights and it was perfect. Ricardo was an excellent host and he is well versed on the Louisville area.
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Because the host, Ricardo, was so very nice, I hate to write this review, but feel the need to alert my fellow Trip Advisor devotees. Our room (Louise's Country Cottage) was just not suitable. The carpet appeared to be gray in color, but when we looked under the furniture, it
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Ricardo was a wonderful host at a beautiful restored mansion on 3rd Street that is conveniently located for downtown, Churchill Downs and the University of Louisville. These locations are not easily walkable but a rental car, Uber or Lyft will make driving easy. The rooms
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This is a beautiful old historic home with many Victorian touches - original woodwork, stained glass, pocket doors, lovely chandeliers, etc. Ricardo was a genuine host, and the atmosphere was definitely guest oriented. Would come again!
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My husband and I enjoyed our stay and thank Ricardo for being a guest-centered host who made sure we and our friends were well cared for. The rooms are comfy, the house is lovely and its location made for an interesting weekend of sightseeing and dining. Our room was made up
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Irish Rose Room
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fridge upstair for public use .. some pops and ice
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Would like the recipe for your crustless quiche.
Are John and Ricardo back yet? We are coming into town soon and hoping to see them.
Thank you. Side note - I have family in Springfield OH. Such a small town but I love it there :) Was kind of odd to see that is where you are from.
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"Check out The Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast online. The rooms in the pictures were true to the rooms we rented."
"We very much enjoyed the suite on the 3rd floor as a gathering place for the four other couples traveling with us."
"Rooms are on the second and third floors. Breakfast is served on the first floor along with a sitting room. Home is full of history."
"Victorian Suite, is the room we stayed in. It's the most expensive room in the Mansion."
"Grand Victorian Suit has the most awesome tub, bed, and sitting area."
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United StatesKentuckyLouisvilleOld Louisville
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