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Eighth Pole Inn

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3463 Rosalie road, Lexington, KY 40510 (Formerly Swann's Nest Bed and Breakfast)
Eighth Pole Inn

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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, District of Columbia, United States
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a two-night stay, wanting to be close for a tour of a horse farm and for the Bourbon Trail. It was perfect for both. The main house has been recently remodeled and they did a great job. It is very comfortable. We had the run of the house - including a bar with liquor and sodas as well... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 3 adults stayed for 2 nights. It must be famous as the newspaper was doing a photo shoot while we were there. Completely remodeled, modern in every way, but classic elegance. Start with the grand piano, horse photos, horse decor, and end with rain showers and big screen tv's. We had the run of the house, to... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the NICEST stay at Swann's Nest (now called Eighth Pole Inn). It is quaint, clean and beautiful. It is so peaceful and we loved watching all of the beautiful retired racing horses on the lands around the farm, and enjoyed petting them in the barn. We also loved the property's little rescue dog, Scruffy. Everything was serene and... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Other reviews have already raved about the rooms, grounds, and decor so I'll just add that there is a billiards room available for guests to enjoy, that -along with a week old foal - were unexpected bonuses. The Inn has gone through a rebranding just within the last few days (it was Swann's Nest when I stayed there last Thursday)... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Swann's Nest (now 8th Pole Inn) was beyond anything my husband and I imagined it would be. Our room, newly renovated and beautifully decorated to look like an upscale hotel room, overlooked a pasture full of mares with their new babies, frolicking in the field. The entire inn, inside and out, was beautiful, peaceful, immaculately clean - a complete pleasure.... More 

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Eastlake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We are back for the third time this year and Swann's Nest had gone through their renovations. It is now completely amazing! Last year, when Jason told us they were renovating, I did not expect them to renovate everything! All the bedrooms received a facelift. The kitchen is absolutely amazing. If I had a kitchen like Swann's Nest I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Excellent in all respects. Kim Kennedy and I were there for Rolex in 2014 and this year, and have booked again for 2016. Meanwhile Ill see if my husband and I can spend a night there on the way back from Williamsburg in the fall. Tamara Mitchell

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights to enjoy the races and some touring in the area. We were greeted by Jason (the innkeeper) who was very hospitable with great tips for our vacation. The other owners were here from Canada as well and are truly fantastic, fun people! The Inn itself has undergone a huge renovation, so... More 

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Worthington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We choose Swann's Nest for a short getaway and it was wonderful. The surroundings are beautiful. The landscaping and horse barn with horses. The home has just gone through a complete redo and is simply beautiful and welcoming. We stay in a lot of Bed and Breakfast and this was the best. We look forward to returning. Jason was a... More 

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Chicago, United States
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed at the Swann's Nest for the first time last year. The setting is absolutely perfect for a visit to Lexington. The host was very helpful and hospitable. We were invited to stay for dinner, but had other plans. Offered a full breakfast, but unfortunately we don't eat a big breakfast. When we arrived there was coffee and snacks... More 

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