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General Nelson Inn

411 West Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004 (Formerly Best Western)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean. Pool looked inviting but we got in close to midnight and left by 8:30 in the morning, so we didn't test it. Breakfast was bountiful - 3 cereals, cantaloupe, mixed fruit, bagels, toast, biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, cheese and the normal beverages. In the room, the beds were a bit low but fine. Fridge was already... More 

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Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights. It is close to the downtown so we could walk places. The pool was nice, breakfast was awesome. The staff is super friendly. My only complaint would be the loud boys in the pool until 11:00pm. Our room was close the the pool so we heard everything. I think 9 or 10 is late enough... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was wonderful...but the room left alot to be desired. Bed was clean, but don't look in corners or too closely in bathroom. Carpet was damp...I don't know why. Breakfast was surprisingly delicious!

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Stratford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older motel within 5 minutes walking to downtown Bardstown. It has been well maintained with lovely grounds, good beds and adequate breakfast. Probably would stay in a back room not facing road next time as traffic can be noisy if air conditioning isn't on. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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Russell Springs, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has clean sheet and very soft pillow which I enjoyed. we only stayed one night but it was a clean room and friendly staff. The outside pool was clean and nice, we didn't have time to swim. They not have a hot tub. We paid just a little over $90 for the night with AAA discount.

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Marion, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I don't know where one could find a better value for less than $90 at night. The room was spacious; the bathroom, well, let's just say the bathroom is so small one has to step out to change their mind. However, that being said, it was functional. The a/c did not make so much noise to keep one awake at... More 

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Older motel but rooms were clean and the bed was very comfortable for me. Finally got a good nights sleep on this trip. Zach was friendly and extremely helpful at check in. Other staff was friendly and helpful also. Complimentary breakfast was good and liked the fact that it was in the Carriage House which is used for dinners &... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This place was by far the worst hotel we've ever stayed at. Room was filthy and smelled of cigarettes and animals (was a non-smoking room too). Animal hair (and human hairs) on curtains and bedding and the furniture. They claim they were using a new room cleaning service, but we had to call to get our room cleaned. The towels... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stayed at this motel as part of our Cosmos tour, so it wasn't our choice. We were assigned #101 on the ground flr. facing the road. We could stand the road noise but the unit itself was dirty beyond word. Dirty toilet, hair everywhere, torn and extremely dirty carpet, torn and stained towels etc...it's beyond words. When we asked... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stayed here in early May. Zach at the front counter was especially friendly and helpful. The room was clean, and it was great to be able to walk downtown to dinner, because we'd had enough driving that day! We felt like we found a little treasure in this place, and I would stay again. It was a good value.

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