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Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast

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1022 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40203
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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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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the coziest and most comfortable bed and breakfast I have ever stayed in (and I have staying in quite a few)! The house itself is amazing in it's architecture and history. Ricardo was the most gracious host and took wonderful care of me even anticipating what I might need. He even came in and tidied up my room... More 

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My fiancée and I had a weekend without kids, not wanting to travel too far from home we decided to tour Louisville. Rocking Horse Manor was exquisite. We stayed in the Victorian Suite, which was absolutely phenomenal, exceeding all our expectations! Our host, John, was amazing as well. We will certainly be returning on our next escape!

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Pittsburgh, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were making a quick trip through Louisville and only staying for one night but we wished that we had more time. The Rocking Horse B&B was fantastic! Ricardo was a wonderful host, giving us a quick tour and history of the house. The woodwork and high ceilings are absolutely gorgeous. Our room was clean and comfortable and everything was... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We have stayed at the Rocking horse for 6 years straight, would not go anywhere else! We are in the area for business, but returning nightly to the B&B feels so relaxing and inviting you have the sense that it is your own warm and comfortable place. Nothing is ever an issue for them and they do put on quiet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Ricardo is an incredible host - he truly makes you feel at home in the sprawling manor and helps you find things to do in Louisville (he told us about Cave Hill Cemetary which was our favorite stop while there). He was very interesting to get to know (he is well travelled - ask him!) and just an absolute joy... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Talk about pleasant surprises! We had heard from a friend that they had heard the Rocking Horse Manor was a good place to stay but that they had had no personal experience themselves. We took a chance and booked a night stay. The Inn is easy to find, just South of downtown Louisville in the 3rd Street Historical Renovation area.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful! Service is A+. Old Victorian charm. Pleasant atmosphere. From stained glass windows to the relaxing (and beautiful) courtyard, it's just exquisite! Location is close to downtown. Ricardo, you are awesome!!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have to say that I do not think I have ever had a bad experience here. The beds are always comfortable, the house is immaculate. The food is wonderful and Ricardo is the nicest guy ever. If you have never been to a B&B, this would be a great one to get the experience of how terrific they can... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My friend and I stayed here while we were in town for another friend's wedding. The house is beautiful. We stayed in a lovely room on the third floor which had a wonderful claw foot tub I sadly did not actually soak in. I also quite enjoyed the sitting room on the third floor, where I made cup(s) of tea... More 

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Winsted, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stayed at the Rocking Horse Manor and was very happy. Beautiful home with lots of history. Within walking distance to most downtown attractions. "20 minute walk" Breakfast was great and the in keeper was nice and helpful. We would stay here again. Bed was a little squeaky and stiff, but the room was very pleasant. Was very clean.

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