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Columbine Bed & Breakfast

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1707 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40208
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chesapeake, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband treated my to a lovely weekend at the Columbine when we went to visit our daughter. The old Victorian had me enchanted from the moment I saw it. Our lovely hosts made our trip that more enjoyable. The room we stayed in was spacious and lovely with a TV and free WiFi access. Our adjoining bathroom was equally... More 

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend get away and were so pleased with the hospitality and delicious breakfasts! Our room overlooked the back garden and was very clean. Although the bathroom was across the hallway, it was still very convenient and private. Parking was not an issue at all. Due to such a wonderful guest experience, we... More 

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New Philadelphia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are traveling through Louisville you have to try the Columbine! Rich was very friendly from the get go and answered any and all questions I had. The property is so beautiful and well kept. I felt very comfortable and safe the entire time. I will definitely be returning!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good friend in Louisville, Kentucky lost his spouse of 59 years last week, and I thought I should make the three hour drive to Louisville for the visitation and church service. Louisville was hosting a festival during that time, so several places had "no vacancies," but I finally succeeded in finding a reasonably priced room at a B&B in... More 

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful mansion that was well maintained, clean and comfortable. within walking distance of several restaurants. Parking behind the Columbine was well lighted and convenient. It is only a couple of miles from Churchill Downs.

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful old mansion, beautifully appointed, a very short walk from the University of Louisville campus. Quiet, great breakfasts, gracious hosts. Excellent bed and mattress, always important. I will stay nowhere else when I am in the Louisville area.

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Burlington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Only positive things to say about my stay! I have a son that will be attending the University of Louisville for the next five years and I was looking for the closest accommodations to his dorm. My love of historical homes led me to the Columbine and I was immediately made to feel at home there! I felt very safe... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Actually, I am sad to have to write this negative review. The place is charmingly appointed, but the security for guests’ vehicles is lacking. The website states, “We have guest permits available for folks that prefer to park on the street for convenience. We also have private, off-street parking behind the house.” This is misleading as one immediately thinks of... More 

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Rich M, Owner at Columbine Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Let me start by saying we feel terrible that valuables were stolen from your SUV. However, I deeply regret that you chose to write a review in which you placed all the blame on us and have assumed no responsibility whatsoever. Telling readers to stay somewhere else is unfair and I believe the guests that wrote 114 positive reviews would... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I was invited to perform at the Louisville Guitar Festival, and I was booked to stay at the Columbine, which was walking distance to the Music School. The moment I walked in and saw the amazing woodwork and decor, I said to myself. "I've got to come back here and bring my wife!" When I met Rich the next morning... More 

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Rich M, Owner at Columbine Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. It's not every day we get a review from a Grammy Award winning musician! The pleasure was all ours. We are looking forward to seeing you at New Year's time! All the best, Rich More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My girlfriend and I were in Louisville visiting her aunt, and decided to stay here because the neighborhood looked really interesting. As other reviews have stated, Rich really make this place special. My girlfriend and I instantly felt like we were close friends with him. His stories are always hilarious, and his pancakes are something else, even though he'll tell... More 

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Rich M, Owner at Columbine Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. Bob and I felt terrible that someone had items stolen from their vehicle. I am sorry if his anger made you and my other guests feel uncomfortable. I understand he felt violated. Bob and I did, too. But, when he arrived, he asked before he checked in if... More 

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