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Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast

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Louisville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Outstanding place to stay. Lots of fun and Paul is a perfect host. Rooms are stylish and still unique. Breakfast is great. It was a wonderful stay plus the idea behind the place and the friendliness of the staff was awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bardstown is a great destination especially for bourbon lovers. We had the pleasure of "doing time" at the Jailers Inn. Great place with a very accommodating host. The Inn is rich with history and supposedly haunted. We slept well in the garden room. Very comfortable and spacious with a private bath. The room has a scavenger hunt that starts in... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were Inn-mates at the Jailer's Inn with two more friends in July 2016, staying four nights during our first visit. We enjoyed the visit to Bardstown and the Inn so well, we booked another three day visit for Labor Day weekend 2016. Paul and his staff truly care about each and every guest. Their breakfasts are... More 

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Georgetown, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay here was wonderful. The room was very comfortable and ever so quiet. Breakfast was served every day in the courtyard, with coffee available in the hall as early as 7. The tour of the old jail was interesting and fun. The location is excellent as well. Can't say enough good things.

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Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderfully kept, really clean and incredibly convenient BnB. The owners have done a great job keeping the original feel of the old jail while providing the personal attention you would want in a BnB. Small things go a long way....coffee outside your room by 7 AM, breakfast in the courtyard, a tour of the old jail. We... More 

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Beacon, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the family suite which is not technically in the jail itself but we loved it. The suite was beautiful, clean and comfortable. The large screen tv had plenty of channel options. I was very impressed by the fact that we could not hear anything outside the room. The street is quite busy at times but we could... More 

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Murray, Kentucky, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Victorian room. Bed was super soft. Made it super comfortable, but I had a super back ach the next day. Room was a little worn, but not a deal breaker. The location is prefect, you can walk to just about everything you could want to do. The owners were great if not a little cheesy, but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We stayed in the family suite and it was great. The master bed was very comfortable and we slept great. Food at breakfast was lovely and Paul was a pleasure and worked hard to accommodate his guests. Excellent location and a short walk from central Bardstown.

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Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a fun , creepy place to stay once. It's an actual jail. Rooms are nice , beds are comfortable, and owner is super friendly. Location is great , right in center of downtown. Walked to a beer bar a block away and Bourbon Bar right next door. Creepy comes in to the place is haunted. They hung prisoners... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights at the Jailer's Inn B&B and it was just wonderful. The innkeeper, Paul, was extremely helpful, friendly, approachable right from the start, happy to provide information about the local area, what to see, where to go and great tips on restaurants for fantastic food! We stayed in the Victorian room of the Jail, and it was just... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Iron bars on windows, 30 inch thick limestone walls, and a heavy steel door slamming behind you may not sound like the typical tourist accommodation. However, Jailer's Inn is anything but typical. The historic Jailer's Inn, circa 1819, in the center of Bardstown, Kentucky offers a unique and luxurious way to "do time." Jailer's Inn is a place of wonderful, thought provoking contrasts. Each of our seven guest rooms are beautifully decorated with antiques and heirlooms, and offer private bathrooms, some with a double Jacuzzi. All located in the renovated front jail, built in 1819. The back jail, built in 1874, is basically unchanged; you get a chilling, sobering look at former conditions in the old Nelson County jail used in full operation up until 1987. Catch a glimpse of life seldom seen in these two historic jails listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. On spring and summer mornings, as you sip hot coffee and chat with other guests over a full breakfast in the courtyard, it's difficult to imagine all of the previous uses of the courtyard, a place to visit forlorn relatives or even the centralized location of the Nelson County gallows. Come "do time" in jail and unlock an adventure in history. Whether you sleep in the elegant Victorian Room, rest and read in the Library Room or enjoy the peaceful setting of the Garden Room, it will be a "captivating experience." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 111 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
Location: United States > Kentucky > Bardstown
Price Range: $100 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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