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Eighth Pole Inn

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3463 Rosalie road, Lexington, KY 40510 (Formerly Swann's Nest Bed and Breakfast)
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  • Location
    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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to find enough great things to say about this place. The setting and the outside of the house are traditional, but the inside of the house and the barn are brand new, so the rooms are like those in a boutique hotel. The grounds are tranquil, it's great to visit the horses, you are right next to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of four couples stayed at the Eighth Pole during a quick visit to Lexington. The newly renovated B&B was beautiful inside and out. We enjoyed visiting with the horses and lounging on the outdoor patio where the landscaping was absolutely gorgeous. Our room was very comfortable and tastefully decorated with a nicely finished bathroom. The owner greeted us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was a last minute, one-night addition to our family summer trip to Gatlinburg (from Indiana), and SO worth the stop. In fact, we definitely would have stayed had we not had other plans! This is a beautifully renovated bed and breakfast offering major appeal to any horse-loving soul. Our 17-year old daughter was in Heaven with the facilities and... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This place is hard to beat. Jason is very accommodating and makes you feel right at home. The horses are beautiful and you are welcome to go into the very clean stable. We enjoyed it so much that we returned to it on our trip back west.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My daughter and I had a wonder visit. The Eighth Pole Inn has been recently updated and is very modern. Beautiful house and grounds. We enjoyed sitting by the fire pit and meeting new friends. Breakfast was very good. We will surely be making a visit back hopefully soon!

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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We have done a great deal of traveling and visited many B & B's. Most of the time we felt like strangers in someone's home. Not here at Eighth Pole Inn. The most inviting and relaxing B & B experience ever. Our host Jason made us feel as if we were part of his family!

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If your looking for a place to feel like home this is it. We stumbled upon this while searching for B & B's in Lexington. What a great hideaway and place to feel welcome. Jason our host did an amazing job, and Bernice makes a great breakfast. The horses on the property are beautiful and the grounds are breathtaking. The... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If looking for R and R, beautiful surroundings in and out, lovely people with Jason as your host...this is the place. Perfect in every way.. Above and beyond expectations!!! StAyed in suite w steam shower amazing soaking tub, mohair chairs in both seating areas, outdoor fireplace pits, beautiful barn and world class stable, warmth and lovely seating areas all around!!!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Having placed a review on a similar site I thought I would re-post on TripAdvisor as this place is so special. Spent 2 nights here with my wife in June as part of a road trip through Kentucky and Tennessee and there is something magical about Eighth Pole Inn. Even if horses are not your bag you cannot fail to... More 

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed here 6/27-29 and enjoyed every minute! The elegance and comfort of the inn surpasses many luxury places we have stayed at in the past. Jason Sciortino, owner/partner, was gracious and shared with us his passion for the thoroughbred. We loved being on a working farm recently renovated with such care and love for not only the guest but... More 

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