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Essence of the Bluegrass

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4343 Mt Horeb Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kenneland Suite is amazing, the pictures don't do it justice. Ashley manages the property and she is very concerned about meeting your needs and providing any assistance you may request or require, she is awesome! Enjoy breakfast overlooking the horse pasture and your time at this B&B!!! We plan on returning...

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Gracious, clean, quiet. Our innkeeper was Ashley, who was terrific -----very accommodating and aims to please. Lovely setting,M excellent value. The home is very modern and recently built, unusual for BNB. It is located on a plot of several acres in the middle of prime horse country. Highly recommend it.

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Dacula, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We want to thank Jerry, Ashley and the other sweet lady (so sorry I forgot your name) for your hospitality during our stay. We felt so at home away from home and enjoyed the beautiful sites and farm. Special thanks to Jerry for introducing Sheldon and Priceless to us and allowing our daughter to feed them. This was our first... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

From our initial welcome by two beautiful horses, to the sumptuous accommodations and friendly hostess, our stay at Essence was one to remember. We are die-hard B&B fans, and this is one of the most exceptional properties we have ever stayed at. Ashley gave us a great dinner recommendation for the Windy Corner Market, and even provided us with several... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We arrived to check in at 4.30pm. We found a note on the back door advising that our hosts were out for the evening, with directions for entering the large, modern house and accessing our room where Bourbon and cookies awaited us. The Bourbon Room was spacious and the bed very comfortable. There were no other guests. In the morning... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

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 via mobile

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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