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Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast

111 West Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, KY 40004
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Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 7 Bardstown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to many B&Bs and would rate this one as average. When we arrived we waited 15 minutes for hostess to show up. Hand written note said she was giving a "tour". She was in such a hurry to get back to her one tour customer that we received a quick walk to our room to unlock the... More

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Northville, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first found the Jailer's Inn on the internet and couldn't wait to visit. It was a favorite hiding place of Jessie James and is steeped in history. We slept in the jail cell. It's far from glamorous - but it was a lot of fun. More then just a place to stay the night, the Jailer's Inn is an... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in as a family and had two rooms the "jail" room for the kids and the colonial room. The jail cell is rustic but it is a jail cell. The kids liked the uniqueness of it. We stayed in the colonial. It was not modern but nice enough. The bathroom has a jacuzzi/shower combo which was a little... More

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palmdale
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped and did the tour. A very nice, quick and informative historical tour with lots of artifacts to look at. They've got shanks and chains, poetry written by the inmates on the walls and lots of articles. All the original building is still there in the back so you really get a feel for how the space was back... More

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Taylorsville
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in the Garden Room as a surprise anniversary for my wife June 26-27. Paul and Amanda go above and beyond to show what southern hospitality is all about. As for my experience during our stay, I asked Joshua if he would like to play on our last night there and did he ever. At 2am I... More

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Highland, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a unique experience to stay in a B&B that was housed in an 1880's built jail. It housed prisoners until the mid-1980's. Rooms were well maintained, the innkeeper "Paul" was a delightful host and morning chef. We ate out in the garden surrounded by the original wall. Paul was extremely helpful with local lore, suggestions, and yes even discussion... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We traveled with friends to nearby Bardstown for an overnight stay at the Jailer's Inn. We came because of its history and it's ranking as one of the top 10 haunted places in the U.S. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the most friendly innkeeper I have EVER met, Dixie. What a fun person! She truly made our stay 100x... More

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South Carrollton, Ky
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126 reviews 126 reviews
37 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this very, very historical inn. Of course, it's original purpose didn't end until 1987. We stayed upstairs in the "dungeon" with 18-20" rough-hewn log walls & ceiling. Don't worry, a jacuzzi tub awaits along with the softest bedcovers ever. Employees are very friendly & informative. Hearing the stories of the prisoners, sitting in the... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
45 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This B&B is located perfectly in the center of town, but can be a little tricky to get to as there is a one-way rotary surrounding the town center. Once you arrive, you’re in for a different experience. The building was built in 1819 and is steeped in history. With any 200 year old building, you know you’re not in... More

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Cary, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

First of all, if you aren't a connoisseur of bed and breakfast Inn's or history, you may not enjoy this. It's not a typical hotel, so don't go with that in mind. That being said, it's a cool experience. It's old, really old (circa 1819) but that's the charm. I can only imagine the challenge of turning an almost 200... More

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Additional Information about Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 111 West Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, KY 40004
Location: United States > Kentucky > Bardstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Jailer`s Inn b&b
Jailer`s Hotel Bardstown

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