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Essence of the Bluegrass

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4343 Mt Horeb Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
Essence of the Bluegrass
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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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247 reviews 247 reviews
17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Edina, Minnesota
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30 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This B&B is actually a large, modern house in which the owners (Jerry and Christy) live just below the first level. The house is lovely and spacious and surrounded by gorgeous farm country. It's about 15 minutes from central Lexington but easy to get to. Christy made us a great breakfast (didn't need lunch that day) and there are snacks... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband & I spent the week after Easter in Lexington for a getaway from the cold, dreary Detroit, MI weather. Our stay at Essence of the Bluegrass was fantastic. Wonderful BnB & wonderful hosts enhanced our great Lexington experience. We will definitely stay here again as it is conveniently located 5 minutes from I-75 & only 10 minutes from... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A very large, modern, private home in the midst of horse raising farms, just north of Lexington, on a very quiet and peaceful road. We stayed in the largest room, which was the size of three or four normal master bedrooms - enormous bathroom with spa tub and huge shower, a sitting room with a view to the back of... More 

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Swansboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is indeed a beautiful property and we have enjoyed our stays there. We tried to cancel our last reservation a couple of months in advance and could not get a confirmation either by phone or e-mail for several weeks. (If you need to speak with anyone on the phone or by e-mail to make a change or cancellation, beware... More 

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Jerry B, Owner at Essence of the Bluegrass, responded to this review

This is my first response to a post since I opened the business. Since my wife and I have been traveling out of the country most of the winter , we have missed a few phone calls . After our last cruise ,I tried to resend the cancellation email and it must not have made it to its destination as... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Gorgeous mansion catering to anyone considering a trip to Lexington. Close to all attractions and gracious hosts make it extra- special with touches like Bourbon in your room and a delicious breakfast spread.

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The best B&B we have stayed at in a very long time. Amazing hospitality and great location! Enjoyed feeding the horses and walking the beautiful grounds. The breakfast was delicious and plentiful and the owners, Jerry and Christy were genuine and sincere.. Would definely recommend to anyone looking for a romantic getaway. Can't wait to come back next year!

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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233 reviews 233 reviews
35 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We chose this B&B from reviews on Tripadvisor and were not disappointed. Located in a fairly new home on a "Gentleman's Horse Farm" it is right in the middle of horse country. It is a bit out in the country so you have to drive to any restaurant or attraction but this is one of the benefits of staying here.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at this wonderful establishment last night. We were so pleased with the facility, the room and the service. We were taken away wonderfully by the scenery also. I am a Kentucky native and grew up here in Lexington, and this was a wonderful experience to bring my girlfriend for the first time to Lexington. We... More 

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Oakville, Ontario
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182 reviews 182 reviews
37 hotel reviews
432 helpful votes 432 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed at this property for one night and found the area to be beautiful. The owner keeps several horses and they will come right up to the fence at the end of the pasture to check you out for treats. There are three very cute and friendly dogs on the property, too. An animal lover will enjoy this B&B... More 

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