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1707 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40208 (Old Louisville)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Lake Worth, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We found this B&B on the internet when planning a long weekend in Louisville - first time visitors. This is a wonderfully preserved "Old Louisville-style" home that is decorated with period pieces and collections from the host's world travels. There is even a baby grand piano in the front room to which I helped myself one morning. We were warmly... More

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Davis, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

In our first visit to Louisville, my wife booked us into this charming historic B&B. As we both appreciate history and art, this lovingly restored mansion exceeded all of our expectations. It's a grand dame of an established neighborhood, and to walk through the front door is to step back into the rich history of the area. Since our trip... More

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Chaumont-Gistoux
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

This house is a dream com true. It has so much history and you're walking like into a dream. Richard is a great and interesting host. Rooms are gorgeous, breakfast is over-delicious and everything is so clean and neat. There are NO minors in this B&B. We are very demanding guests...

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Lexington, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was our 25th wedding anniversary and we wanted to go away without traveling far from our city Lexington, KY. Columbine in Louisville, KY was highly recommended by a co-worker and I agree with everything she said about the Columbine. The home and garden is so lovely and well maintained. The room that we stayed in ( the Austin Room)... More

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Beaver Island, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We loved the house, the yard was so beautiful with all the trees, flowers and waterfalls. Rich was an excellent host and we enjoyed our breakfast. Rooms were well maintained. Will stay again if we are ever in the area.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Rick May was the perfect host! He was there when we needed him, gave excellent advice on restaurants and entertainment, and unobtrusive when we were content to just enjoy his lovely home. The Home is fabulously beautiful! The bed so comfy, room was warm, hot, hot water in the bath.... everything just right. It was our first stay at a... More

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ColumbineBB, Owner at Columbine Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. What more could a guy ask for...engaging, respectful guests who bring me homemade cherry strudel! Talk about a job with fringe benefits. I hope you can stay again soon. Hopefully, next time you are town the weather will be equally accommodating! By the way, I wanted to note that we are only 15 blocks from... More

Ashland, KY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Three words - nutella french toast. That alone I would say is reason enough to stay. Quite honestly, this place is absolutely "amazeballs" as was the adulation used by my friend, Gavin throughout our party's stay. I loved every minute I spent here. Especially sitting out on the second level veranda with a good book and a cup of tea.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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173 reviews 173 reviews
24 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

My husband and I stayed here in celebration of our 15th anniversary. We could not have chosen a better place! This was our first experience staying at a bed and breakfast and it was wonderful. The owners/ Inn keepers were perfect host. Our breakfast was wonderful, our room was wonderful, our bathroom was wonderful. Everything about this house was wonderful.... More

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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We spent one night in Louisville this weekend, and echo all of the positive sentiments and experiences of your other reviewers concerning Columbine! The house is beautifully restored and maintained. Rich is an informative, solicitous, attentive, and very engaging host. We stayed in the Magnolia Room on a very hot, humid night and couldn't have been more comfortable. Comfortable bed... More

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gapyeong, soko
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We were not expecting to be this blown away by the Columbine or Louisville. From the moment we stepped in the Columbine - a grand piano, beautiful stained glass, collections from around the world, etc. etc. we were wow-ed. The inn-keeper was very welcoming and informative. The house has lots of charm and character, also many nooks to hang out;... More

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ColumbineBB, Owner at Columbine Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our bed and breakfast! We are very proud of our inn and feel incredibly lucky to have shared our home with so many wonderful people over the last 10 years. Your opinions are very important to me and I appreciate you taking the time to share them with other travelers.... More

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Address: 1707 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40208
Location: United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Old Louisville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6

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