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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
1 review
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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Edina, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 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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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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 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
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 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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