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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room was clean, smelled fresh, bed was comfy. They allow dogs ($25 each very reasonable) but we left ours at home nice to know that they care about our fur babies! Staff was very friendly and helpful, breakfast was good. Can't say a bad word about this place! Will stay again!

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Chicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here last night and we were very pleased with the quality of the room. It was spacious and clean, beds were comfortable, front desk staff was very nice and helpful. We had everything we needed, it even included breakfast. Cute little town and with the stop. I would highly recommend.

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1Thank ChicagoKas
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed a few times at the General Nelson Inn Bardstown, however not during KY Bourbon Festival week. We stayed end of Nov this year as part of our stay in Kentucky. Check in was easy and efficient. We had a ground floor room facing the road entry. Being that it was facing the road there was minimal road...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a conveniently located hotel in Bardstown and you don't require fancy schmancy ammenities, this hotel is perfect. Our experience was stress-free, with friendly and easy check in. Thank you Tracy! Our room was simple, but clean. Breakfast was a nice bonus with a more than ample variety of selection and good, hot coffee. The best...

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Thank Lynn M
Stanford, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 6 rooms rented for Dec. 29,2016 for a sort of reunion - we asked for a space to get together and visit and the sells manager said that we could meet outside Or we could rent the banquet hall, they had no lobby and the Breakfast rooms was locked. When we mentioned that we may want to cancel...

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Thank bobswett51
Lapeer, Michigan
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

The room was dated but clean with upgrade paper products and the bed comfy. It was close to all that we wanted to do and the breakfast was fine. Our AARP discount was not honored because we did not book directly with the hotel. Nothing special but ok for a night.

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I chose this place as a stopping point coming back from our holiday with his family in Buffalo. We were going to stop in Louisville where we stayed on the way up and it went up $100 more then when we originally stayed. Back to this place. We came in during the evening so didn't have the...

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Thank Robsnr1grl
South Carolina
Reviewed November 30, 2016

We stayed on the spur of the moment and were very plesantly surprized, The General Nelson Inn is an older, completely refurbished hotel is good location. Rooms were very well appointed, and spotless. There is a large TV, Ironing board, refrigerator, microwave and comfortable chair to relax in. The beds were new.

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Grant, Alabama
Reviewed November 16, 2016

We stayed the night of 12 Nov. The receptionist was very friendly and knowledgeable about Bardstown and the general area. She recommended dinner at the Rickhouse among other places. Hotel room was nice and clean. The hotel is older and rooms are smaller than newer chain hotels, but the price is much better. Breakfast was excellent. Next time we are...

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Hilbert, Wisconsin
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Best part was the wide selection of items on the hot buffet (sausage, make your own pancakes, scrambled & hard boiled eggs...) & friendly staff. Hotel itself is clean & comfortable though older & a bit tired looking.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Commonwealth, Bardstown is the site of My Old Kentucky Home - the state shrine and subject of composer Stephen Foster's legendary song. Stephen Foster-The Musical, one of the longest running outdoor musicals in the United States, plays each summer.These are only two of the dozens of attractions and festivals that make the Bardstown area a first-class tourist destination..When visiting Bardstown you'll want to call the Best Western General Nelson Inn home. Conveniently nestled between the knobs of central Kentucky, Bardstown is located 35 miles south of Louisville, about 16 miles off Highway I-65. ... more   less 

Additional Information about General Nelson Inn

Address: 411 West Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004 (Formerly Best Western)
Location: United States > Kentucky > Bardstown
Price Range: $75 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — General Nelson Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Best Western Bardstown
Bardstown Best Western
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“Poor accessibility. Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaraj553, Nov 8, 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest a room on the backside of the hotel, very quiet back there.”
 of 5 bubbles familyvacation3, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“I would request a room at the back of the motel, as it is on a busy road.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaB822, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms were quiet, has patio area. Back rooms oversee the pool”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraB34, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“if you want to use your AAA call to book your room for discounts”
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