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General Nelson Inn

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Comstock Park, Michigan
Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

Second time here and it was great. Check in smooth and such friendly ladies. Beds comfy..breakfast wonderful and spacious seating. Outside is cozy..pool is pretty warm on hot days though. Overall experience was great.

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1Thank Renee W
Murray, KY
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Not overly fancy, clean rooms. Breakfast is OK, better when not crowded. Had to have an extremely late check out due to medical issues, staff bent over backwards to accommodate us. I have stayed in this hotel on 3 separate occasions now, and will return whenever I go to Bardstown.

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1Thank dave h
Centerville, Ohio
Reviewed 19 August 2014

My friends and I decided to do the bourbon trail and thus needed to find three inexpensive hotels to stay in each night. This hotel was our 2nd stop and out of the three we stayed in, it was the best. The location was great (a short walk to downtown Bardstown) and the outside area was really nice (pool, lots...

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1Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

We decided to stay at bardstown for our anniversary we chose the best western from other review. It was clean, front desk helpful and friendly. The room was clean and updated. Beds were comfortable and a decent size bathroom. Just what you expect for the price. Can't say anything great and can't say anything negative. You get what you pay...

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Gainesville
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Sticky bathroom floor and smoky smell in the room was a turn off. Pool looked great, breakfast was good. The people were nice. I was close to downtown and a good restaurant. I would not stay there again.

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Thank Lynn M
Cincinnati, United States
Reviewed 14 August 2014

In a good locations but the room was sub par. Odor in room was unbearable. Door lock was falling apart. When reported no solution was offered. Nice breakfast. Nice people in the breakfast area. Many places in the area to stay at, this hotel was rated number 2 of all hotels in area. Wondered what other hotels would be like.

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Thank Michael E
DC, United States
Reviewed 11 August 2014

The General Nelson is a fine hotel. It has a nice lounge area and pool and it's shaped like a motel. Not your typical large block building. It has really interesting decor with quirky wood furniture in the lobby. The room we had was overall fine but it felt kind of damp in there, like the humidity had crept in,...

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Thank Allison C
Haverhill
Reviewed 10 August 2014

This is a nice hotel, the grounds are pretty and the room was quite comfortable. There aren't a whole lot of lodging options in Bardstown relative to the number of tourists who come through, so hotels are more expensive than you will find in other Kentucky towns. Here, at least you will get your money's worth.

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Thank Joshua M
MIlford, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The Bardstown Best Western General Nelson is our favorite motel. We stayed there before and we'll be back. Love visiting Bardstown and staying in the General Nelson. When we travel to other cities, we always trying to book a room at a Best Western--it is always our first choice. We'll see you again, Bardstown--and the General Nelson.

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Thank Charles B
Franklin, Indiana
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We enjoyed our three-night stay at the General Nelson Best Western. The rate was right in our price range, the location was convenient and the grounds were pretty. The room was standard, but clean and the shower was awesome - great water pressure, great shower head and instant hot water. We especially appreciated the breakfast - good variety, including for...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
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  • 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: £72 - £76 (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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Bardstown Best Western
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