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General Nelson Inn

411 West Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004 (Formerly Best Western)
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Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Bardstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Seminole, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms need to be updated, they seemed to be as old as the hotel. The bathroom was very small and also needs a face lift. The room was quiet, the pool looked inviting. Breakfast was nice and there were quite a few options. Hot and cold choices too. The breakfast staff was nice.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a our second full week stay at the General Nelson. We arrived on a Friday afternoon, stayed the weekend prior to the week long event. I get so tired of people making blanket statements that something needs updating or isn't good without data or substance. Bathroom tiles and flat screen TVs do not a vacation experience make. I... More

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Comstock Park, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time here and it was great. Check in smooth and such friendly ladies. Beds comfy..breakfast wonderful and spacious seating. Outside is cozy..pool is pretty warm on hot days though. Overall experience was great.

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Murray, KY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not overly fancy, clean rooms. Breakfast is OK, better when not crowded. Had to have an extremely late check out due to medical issues, staff bent over backwards to accommodate us. I have stayed in this hotel on 3 separate occasions now, and will return whenever I go to Bardstown.

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Centerville, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I decided to do the bourbon trail and thus needed to find three inexpensive hotels to stay in each night. This hotel was our 2nd stop and out of the three we stayed in, it was the best. The location was great (a short walk to downtown Bardstown) and the outside area was really nice (pool, lots... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stay at bardstown for our anniversary we chose the best western from other review. It was clean, front desk helpful and friendly. The room was clean and updated. Beds were comfortable and a decent size bathroom. Just what you expect for the price. Can't say anything great and can't say anything negative. You get what you pay... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sticky bathroom floor and smoky smell in the room was a turn off. Pool looked great, breakfast was good. The people were nice. I was close to downtown and a good restaurant. I would not stay there again.

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Cincinnati, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In a good locations but the room was sub par. Odor in room was unbearable. Door lock was falling apart. When reported no solution was offered. Nice breakfast. Nice people in the breakfast area. Many places in the area to stay at, this hotel was rated number 2 of all hotels in area. Wondered what other hotels would be like.

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DC, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The General Nelson is a fine hotel. It has a nice lounge area and pool and it's shaped like a motel. Not your typical large block building. It has really interesting decor with quirky wood furniture in the lobby. The room we had was overall fine but it felt kind of damp in there, like the humidity had crept in,... More

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Haverhill
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a nice hotel, the grounds are pretty and the room was quite comfortable. There aren't a whole lot of lodging options in Bardstown relative to the number of tourists who come through, so hotels are more expensive than you will find in other Kentucky towns. Here, at least you will get your money's worth.

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Address: 411 West Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004 (Formerly Best Western)
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Bardstown
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bardstown
Bardstown Best Western

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