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Calvert City, Kentucky
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Very nice property, older but comfy, comfy beds, clean and awesome staff. My daughter and us shared adjoining rooms breakfast was awesome. Again i might buy one of these matress's for the house. We even rebooked for our trip home but cancelled due to weather issues at last minute with no argument from the awesome gent at the front I...

Thank Super8Doug
Reviewed 16 January 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of slow January nights. They gave me a fair rate, which was all I asked. Free breakfast was promoted, but I did not choose to partake. Room was dated but clean with no maintenance issues. The shower head was extremely low, and I'm average height at best. But the pressure was great so I'm...

Thank rich-queenie
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2014

We stayed here on night in December 2013 and it made a good stop to see Bardstown, visit ditilleries and lay our head for the night. The room and bathroom were spotless; bed comfortable and area quiet which all led to a good night's sleep. The room is old and you could tell that it was a bit tired. However,...

Thank David S
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Found this hotel/motel on traveling with your pet website, where it has a great rating and we found out why. Super friendly check in with Carrie at the front desk. Welcome gifts for our dog. Nice little dog park behind building, complete with dog statues and poop bags. No extra charge for pets. This BW is the old style, single...

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East Glacier, Montana
Reviewed 9 January 2014

My husband and I had a fine stay at this nice hotel. Near the center of town, and easy drives to several distilleries. Everything works in this hotel, good breakfast, and the staff is exceptionally friendly and helpful with directions and suggestions. We would stay here again and recommend it.

Thank MariaFolsom
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Slept here one night while on the Bourbon Trail. Staff was very helpful and friendly, room was clean and bed was comfortable. We woke up too late for breakfast, but it seemed like a better value than a lot of the nearby included breakfasts. If you're tall, be ready for a really low shower head. Not terribly, but be ready

Thank R_Hendo99
Galveston, Texas
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Stayed here for 1 night, for the Bourbon Trail. Next time I might stay in Louisville or Lexington, there isn’t much to do in Bardstown on an evening. Hotel was OK, the rooms are a little drab and rundown. Free wifi, breakfast and parking. Hotel is a little bit out of town, we still walked to dinner on a evening....

Thank emmaxoxo
St Louis, United States
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We enjoyed our stay at Best Western in Bardstown. The rooms were very clean and the staff was very friendly. The breakfast was convenient and exceptional for quick in and out. The hotel location was convenient to the activities around town. Would recommend this hotel.

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Thank Vincent M
Germantown, Ohio, USA
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Everything was what I expect from Best Western. Quality Inn at reasonable price. Location to the distillery tours and downtown Bardstown was excellent. Better value compared to some of the higher priced motels.

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Thank MARK A
West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 7 December 2013

To be very clear, this is a MOTEL. Doors to the outside, out door pool, classic 70's style with good enough updates. You have to have a sense of adventure to stay at a place like this, but we thoroughly enjoyed out two nights here. This property is close to all the major attractions and restaurants and served as a...

Thank Scott S

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: £71 - £77 (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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Best Western Bardstown
Bardstown Best Western
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“You can smell the Barton Distillery from the hotel and rooms.. IF you do not want that smell.. avoid.. I Personally love that smell”
smf4ever, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Poor accessibility. Stay somewhere else.”
barbaraj553, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest a room on the backside of the hotel, very quiet back there.”
familyvacation3, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would request a room at the back of the motel, as it is on a busy road.”
LindaB822, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms were quiet, has patio area. Back rooms oversee the pool”
BarbaraB34, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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