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Boone Tavern Hotel

#1 of 9 Hotels in Berea
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100 Main St. N, Berea, KY 40403
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 16 year old daughter plays each Derby Day weekend in a regional tennis tournament on Berea College's campus. This year we decided to just stay in town at Boone's Tavern, and we are so happy we did. It has been a great retreat for us. Accommodations took me back to a simpler day. The decor reminded me so much... More 

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BooneTavernHotel, Manager at Boone Tavern Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so happy you are planning to make Berea your place to stay while in town! See you soon! More 

St. Louis, Mo
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here just one night on our drive from St. Louis to our annual vacation in Highlands, NC and it was the perfect half way point. When we arrived and found the main entrance with (thankfully) a huge portico to pull under, we were greeted by a delightful young man who took our bags but said he was not... More 

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Bracebridge, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We stayed at this historic hotel last night and words cannot describe who pleased we were with it. This is part of the Berea College complex - some of the students work there. Although it was built in 1909, it has been well kept and updated and uses a 'green' policy. Although our room was not large, the king bed... More 

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Boyne City, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Historic Boone Tavern and hotel is exquisite and splendidly "green" and accommodating. We stayed at the hotel fifteen years ago, and it was lovely; but there was much to be desired,and the make-over has been wonderful. The bathrooms are handicapped equipped in ways that we have not seen elsewhere, and they are huge. The lobby and dining room are... More 

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BooneTavernHotel, Manager at Boone Tavern Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. Please come back and see us soon! Summer will be here soon and walking around Berea in the summer is a wonderful experience! More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The hotel is beautiful,well maintained,and "green" as well. Although the room was somewhat small it was very clean. The hotel staff were especially helpful and courteous. We frequently travel from Wisconsin to North Carolina. Since we have discovered this charming hotel, my wife and I will always stay at the Boone Tavern.

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BooneTavernHotel, Manager at Boone Tavern Hotel, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you have chosen to stay with us while traveling! Please let us know if there is anything that you need while you are with us! We strive to make all of our guest feel like they are home away from home! More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

If you like historic hotels, be sure to stay here! Our room was small but elegant and a delightful change from modern motels! Loved that it was "green" also! Berea itself is worth a visit also and you can tour the whole downtown on foot from your hotel room!

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BooneTavernHotel, Manager at Boone Tavern Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. We wanted to let you know that you can also take a "student led" tour of the college. It is a great tour and a great way to get to know the history of Berea College. More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The hotel looks beautiful and will be a nice compliment to our trip. Are gay couples welcome at your hotel ? It may sound silly to ask in 2015, but I'd rather be certain where I spend our dollars. Thank you.

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BooneTavernHotel, Manager at Boone Tavern Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your question. We are owned by Berea College the college motto is "God has made of one blood all the peoples of the earth." So no we do not discriminate. Book your weekend get away today we have great deals going on! More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Always wanted to stay here and just spent 2 nights. I was not disappointed. It is a very beautiful old hotel, very classy. The price was good. We had breakfast in the dining room, very good. We did not have dinner there. The staff (a lot of them students) were very good. I would highly recommend this hitel

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BooneTavernHotel, Manager at Boone Tavern Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope that you will be back soon! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The accommodations and staff at the historic Boone Tavern Hotel couldn't have been nicer! I did not eat in the dining room, but others on our trip raved about the food (just a bit pricey). Boone Tavern is the only restaurant in the area allowed to serve wine, so their dining room has become more popular, you may need a... More 

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BooneTavernHotel, Manager at Boone Tavern Hotel, responded to this review

That is great! It looks like you explored our little town and even ate on campus. Next time you are in town your should take a "student led tour" of the campus. They give a great history of the college and even Boone Tavern. Hope all you come back and see us soon! More 

Toledo
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We spent one night at this hotel. It is associated with Berea College, and many of the staff were Berea College students. The students were friendly and helpful but a bit short on experience. The cost of the hotel was at the top end of our hotel budget, but less expensive when we visited in March than in the summer... More 

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BooneTavernHotel, Manager at Boone Tavern Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and visit soon! More 

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