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Essence of the Bluegrass

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4343 Mt Horeb Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first B&B, but what a fabulous experience. Gorgeous property as all the other reviews have said, and much more. Friendly and gracious hospitality from Ashley and the entire staff. Anything you need they will accommodate. Be sure to visit the horses behind the house and Waylon, the adorable dog outside. Will definately be back!

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We had a lovely time at the "Essence". The home is beautiful and our room, the "Keeneland " was spacious and luxurious. Our hostess was so friendly and gave us so much information about the area. We had a beautiful walk back to the horse stables and pond on the 20 acre farm. The scenery there and throughout the horse... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This was my first Bed and Breakfast experience and Essence of the Bluegrass made it wonderful. My room was beautiful, immaculate (as was the entire house), and anything I requested the staff went above and beyond. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was different every morning and absolutely delicious. The home is situated on beautiful land and I woke... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This is a beautiful property in horse country. My son and I spent the weekend and attended the opening of Keeneland and very much enjoyed ourselves. They pay attention to all the little details: Cookies/Maker's Mark Bourbon on your bed when you arrive, nice fluffy towels and robe, nice breakfast. One word of caution, my son was in the Equestrian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We stayed after our wedding before heading off on our honeymoon in the Keeneland Room. The views around the bed and breakfast were beautiful and the house and the Keeneland Room were phenomenal. The room was spacious, clean, and very comfortable. The room came with plush robes to use during the stay, fresh cookies, and a bottle of bourbon. The... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Overwhelmingly pleased with this choice and place of accommodation for our annual surprise trip...fantastic and calm space for an 11 year old to call home this past weekend while celebrating at BreyerFest & Kentucky Horse Park! Beautiful and open floor plan in the middle of horse farms. Stayed in the Bourbon Room that faces the Arabian horses at pasture in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We chose this lovely Kentuckian home in the midst of the Blue Grass Horse Country to experience the beauty of the countryside and the horses. The home was elegant and the setting tranquil. We stayed in the Vineyard Room which provided us views of the owner's horses and gorgeous sunsets. Our days started with delectable gourmet breakfasts served in the... More 

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Mattawan, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The accommodations, the location, the proprietors, the breakfast; all exceeded expectations. Felt very welcome and enjoyed our stay thoroughly. We will definitely be going back; though it's more than we typically spend for accommodations, it was more than worth the additional investment. Proximity to the city is very deceptive; you feel so isolated, but we were seated and ordering drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

My Husband and I just got home from our vacation in Kentucky about 5 minutes ago and I couldn't wait to write a review on the Essence of the Bluegrass so I can share with everyone on Trip Advisor how wonderful this place is! We traveled to Kentucky for our second anniversary and stayed in the Essence of the Bluegrass... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This was selected by the wives for our trip to Lexington. It is a modern large house with four B & B rooms (one very large- the master bedroom). The house if beautiful- the owners were very nice and it is located on a horse farm north of Lexington. They made a nice breakfast for us each morning. It surprised... More 

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