This was the worst traveling experience of my life. I have traveled all over the world. Japan Thailand, Paris etc... We were looking forward to an athletic and natural experience and instead got a taste of old school racist Kentucky.
We paid ahead of time on Priceline (big mistake) We got to the B&B on time and no one was there to welcome us. There was a sign on the door to call the innkeeper. We called her and she said of sorry i'm on my way,I'l be there in 15 min. No problem we waited. She got there and looked at our skin and told us oh, we have a plumbing problem we need to move you to another hotel. Why did she not tell us this before we got to the hotel? Why did she not tell us this on the phone? Also there was another couple staying in the same B&B at this time.
The inn keeper (Mary) then took us over to the Main Street location. There were some 'ol school' couples sitting in front of the hotel. We started to enter the house and were told oh no your not staying in the house. Your room is here. (An old out house looking building about 8x12) (Not shown in the picture because its so unsightly and small) The room was decent but not what we paid for. Even though she had just said the previous couple left the night before. We were told we had to stay in the back room and not in the main B&B. She also did not even offer to show us the main house or give us a tour. It was like she wanted to hide us as much as possible.
We were also told that we should use the back door not the front door. Exit out the back to the parking lot. I could not believe what I was hearing. These people had mindsets from from back when the B&B was built.Truly sad.
On top of all of this, we asked the Management to refund the difference of what we paid for and what we received. The declined. We paid for the bedroom in the picture with a fireplace and we received some old slave quarters in a fixed up out house.
I am African American. My girlfriend is from American Thai. We drive a nice car. We were dressed as normal professional people on vacation. I was not wearing a hoody, baggy shorts etc.... (Not that there is anything wrong with that) My point is, we received this treatment sole because of our skin color.
Over all, the people in Kentucky were great. We meet some really nice people and made some new friends in the diners etc.. people are very friendly and love to talk and chat here. But do not stay at the Main Street or Mall Place. These are ancient museums reserved for WHITES ONLY!
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