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Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast

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Lake Villa, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2016

On the way back home from our anniversary getaway we decided to try a B&B for the first time. After reading the positive reviews on here, we chose the Rocking Horse B&B. The owners were responsive to all questions and requests prior to our arrival. Upon arrival, Ricardo met us and gave us a tour of the house and described...

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad that I read the reviews before booking my stay at Rocking Horse Manor! I will was not at all disappointed.Regretfully, my family and I could only stay for one night...boo hoo. I loved my stay! We were welcomed at the door by Ricardo who gave us a warm and informative tour of the Victorian Style mansion. The...

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Brookville, Ohio
Reviewed 14 June 2016

As part of a swing thru Kentucky, we stayed at the Historic Rocking Horse B&B. The house is beautifully restored with lots of stained glass, ornate woodwork and a grand staircase. Ask to see the pictures of the massive restoration. We stayed in Chelsea's Garden, a very large room that was the master suite. After dinner, we retired to the...

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Battle Ground, Washington
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We flew into Louisville over the Indy 500 weekend to experience Louisville and the Bourbon Trail before the race. Found Rocking Horse Manor on TripAdvisor and loved the reviews and description of the property. Arrived late and we were greeted by Ricardo, co-owner of the B&B. A very nice, pleasant man with extensive knowledge of his historic manor. It is...

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Pittsworth
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We stayed three nights whilst attending the Derby. The manor is situated in Old Louisville which has many stately homes but it is also in walking distance of downtown. Ricardo was very helpful in providing information for sightseeing and getting to the Derby. Breakfast was delightful and served at our requested times .The manor is very clean and well maintained...

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New Lenox, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I was in Louisville for an 11 day business conference at the Convention Center in downtown Louisville. I decided to try staying at a B&B rather than at a downtown hotel. It was one of the best choices I ever made! At this particular conference often I did not know what time I was going to be wanting breakfast the...

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Fairfax Station VA
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We enjoyed our two night stay. The B&B is nicely renovated and has interesting antiques. Our preference is for B&B's that are a little more comfortable and less formal. Decent breakfast and friendly innkeeper. Needs some maintenance/updating (e.g. tub resurfacing, electrical updates, new mattresses.

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Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Such a delight to leave the surrounding street, the modern vehicle that brought us there and then to cross the threshold and step over 100 years back to a time of elegance and opulence. For us, it was magical. Ricardo, our host was a most gracious man and his morning breakfast was delicious - every day! We spent almost a...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 March 2016

My Mum and I stayed 7 night at this beautiful place. We were coming from Europe to Louisville to see Bruce Springsteen's show. At the minute we arrived at the Rocking Horse, Ricardo made us comfortable. The room was very nice and so was the place ! With a remarkable attention to details, everything is clean, the furniture is outstanding...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I come here every year and the service and accommodations are terrific. Ricardo goes to great lengths to make sure our stay is relaxing. He answers all questions and recommends places to visit. When we first came here a few years ago, I felt a peace I couldn't describe. I told Rusti(girlfriend at the time) that we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1022 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40203-2914
Region: United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Old Louisville
Price Range: £58 - £104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Victorian Suite, is the room we stayed in. It's the most expensive room in the Mansion.”
johnjR1938AU, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Grand Victorian Suit has the most awesome tub, bed, and sitting area.”
Y5645GSjenniferj, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Victorian suit is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!”
  • fridge upstair for public use .. some pops and ice
  • our bed
  • the front room
  • our bathroom
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chattygirl7491, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the third floor were nice and quiet, but did require climbing two flights of steep stairs to get to.”
JulieR241, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Selliger Anniversary Suite with in-room jacuzzi and tons of charm.”
  • Seller Anniversary Suite Bathroom
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite Jacuzzi
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite Living Room
  • Living Room for Selliger Anniversary Suite
msdsec, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
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