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Old Talbott Tavern

107 W. Stephen Foster Ave., Box 365, Bardstown, KY 40004
Old Talbott Tavern
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed just one night and I wish we could have stayed longer. The rooms are minimal but comfortable and clean. If you have never stayed in a tavern inn before, there will be noise and light in your room at night and you are basically on your own after a certain time. If this does not bother you, it... More 

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed out stay at the Old Talbott Tavern immensely! We want to go back so that should tell you how much we enjoyed it. We stayed in the Anton Heinrich room and it was very cozy and charming. The room has a chaise which was fun to lounge on. Now this is FUNNY; there is Stephen Foster sheet music... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Sitting in the bourbon bar (there is a beer bar on the other side of the property) eating a bourbon flavored Rib Eye steak cooked perfectly with southern green beans and garlicky mashed potatoes slowly sipping a Makers Mark 46 in the middle of Bourbon country is what life is meant to be. Talbotts has it history of famous travelers... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The Daniel Boone room was okay. The room was clean. The hotel as advertised was built in the 1700s however, they had a fire a few years back and the rooms have been remodeled. It did not seem charming and quaint like a bed-and-breakfast at all.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed here for a couples weekend and visited a couple of distilleries. I did not think this hotel would be fancy in any way, but was hoping it would be better than I expected. Unfortunately, it was not. The best way to describe this hotel is "Average." We stayed as a group renting 3 rooms. My wife and I... More 

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Imperial, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

While visiting Kentucky's Bourbon and Wine Trial and visiting the countryside, I stayed in the Abraham Lincoln Suite. The rich historical site was chock full of antiques, a comfy bed & a balcony for smokers. We ate dinner in the Tavern and it was a scrumptious chicken pot pie. We saw no ghosts, but that was ok. Passersby hailed you... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

While on the Bourbon Trail in Kentucky we stayed at the historic Old Talbott Tavern. Abe Lincoln stayed here with his family when he was 7 years old. Daniel Boone, Jesse James, and others had also spent time there. It is said that you may see the ghost of Jesse James but he didn't stop by to see us. The... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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24 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Well - unknown to us at the time of planning our vacation, there was a huge FFA convention in town. Almost all the rooms were booked and the nearest one we found was ll the way in Lexington. We were still completing our Bourbon Trail and stopped in here after a tour, and I thought: Heck, why not ask if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had amazing service from Kaitlin! She answered all of our silly out of Towner questions. The food was great! I love the ranch and bbq sauce!!! Everything was delicious and the service was great! Thank you for making our experience very enjoyable!

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We recently spent a couple of days in the Bourbon capital of the world, Bardstown, KY. We chose to stay in the center of it all, at the The Old Talbott Tavern (and bed and breakfast). We weren't sure what to expect given the age of the building, but were pleasantly surprised at the decor and comfort of the room.... More 

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