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Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast

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111 West Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, KY 40004
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Middletown, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stumbled on the Jailer's Inn online and so glad I did. Extremely clean and well-maintained property. I stayed in the Library room, which had an extremely comfortable bed and was furnished very tastefully. What truly made this such an enjoyable experience was the attention to detail and hospitality of Paul, the owner. A quintessential southern gentleman extremely knowledgeable of the... More 

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Owensville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a couple nights and loved it. Everything is perfect. I slept so peacefully. The Breakfast was yummy. Will stay again when spring gets here. Everything was so clean and the towels smelled amazing. The jail was interesting.

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Louisville, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This was our first visit to the Jailer's Inn. We have some family history linked to the 'jail'. My great grandfather was Martin J. Hill who was incarcerated and sentenced to hang for the murder of his wife (my great grandmother, Esther). Martin died of fever and delirium before his sentence could be carried out. He cheated the gallows but... More 

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Concord, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We rented the family suite with my sister and her husband and very much enjoyed our stay.The beds were comfy and we had a nice big screen to watch after our day of touring breweries.This B&B is has an excellent location in Bardstown and we were able to walk to dinner.Our Breakfast both mornings was delicious and the gracious owner... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We went with another couple and booked the suite room....which had two bedrooms and a living room which had a refrigerator and sink...bar area. Nice decor and very comfortable. Gracious staff. Enjoyed our breakfast then a tour of the Inn. Loved being in the historic downtown area.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Excellent location for visiting downtown Bardstown. Historic and interesting B & B. The rooms are clean and comfortable with lots of personality. The owner is incredible hospitable and makes a great breakfast, with a nice tour of the site aftewards.

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Covington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

The location is excellent. It is right at the beginning of the roundabout in town where a lot of shops and places to grab food are located. Also a good place to have as a base if you are doing either the Bourbon Trail or historic places in the area. There is so much to do within an hour from... More 

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

My husband & I and another couple stayed here two nights while enjoying the Bourbon Trail. We found it charming and comfortable. We shared the suite and had no complaints. It was very clean. Paul is an excellent host and the jail & its history is fascinating. Breakfast was delicious and filling....fresh fruit, muffins, juice, coffee and one morning a... More 

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Raleigh,NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We stayed for two nights in the Library room. It is the quietest room in the inn and it is the darkest even though it has a window. So you will get a great night's sleep. Bed was very comfortable and the room was large. Bathroom and toiletries were fine. Breakfast was served out in the courtyard where inmates used... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

This is simply a cool place to stay! You should not expect "perfect" accommodations- this is a real jail after all. There's no fitness room, no USA Today outside your door, and breakfast is modest. But you're in the middle of a lovely town with cute shops and several unique eateries. Our one disappointment was in the limited attention paid... More 

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