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Paris, Kentucky
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in July for a visit to learn more about the coal mining history in Benham and Lynch. And, to visit Black Mountain and Kingdom Come State Park. I loved it! The coal mining history is so dear to me as my Papaw worked in the Lynch coal mines in the 1940's. We had a very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

I've stayed at this hotel for about five years in a row. I love it. The setting is wonderful, surrounded by lots of green space. The gardens around the front of the school and the outdoor seating areas create relaxing places to read a book. The hallways contain the original lockers, and the rooms feature antique-looking furniture to complement the... More 

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Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

My husband and I stayed June, 2016 in room 1942. The inn has retained its school look, lockers, library and original wooden floors in some rooms. It does need some repairs and improvements but I just learned it's under new management who will give it the loving care needed to make it great. Nether my husband or I believe in... More 

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Liberty, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Update: This hotel is under new management as of July 1st, 2016. However, it will take some time for them to change anything, I'm sure. Might want to check their FB page to see what renovations they have done before you book. We stayed here just for the novelty of staying in an old schoolhouse. That's all it was. First... More 

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Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Loved the history of this this place and loved that they have converted this old school into a hotel. Rates are very reasonable at only $70 for 3 adults. We were in room 1940. A large corner room on the second floor in the front of the schoolhouse. Loved the large windows in the room. Room is very spacious, even... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Love the history of this historic Inn. My mother even went here to school as a child. I love how the original lockers are still in the hallways and how each room is numbered by a year of a graduating class from the school. However as a hotel it is lackluster. The renovations to make this into a hotel were... More 

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Thank Cathy R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

This is our seventh year returning to stay at the Inn after driving through the mountain valley in 2008. The restored high school is a wonderful way to preserve a piece of history and beautiful sturdy structure. We spend time walking to and around the adjacent towns and visiting with the people who live and work in the area including... More 

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Bardstown, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I was born in the Benham Hospital, next door to the Benham Schoolhouse Inn. When some of my family decided to meet for a reunion of sorts, we decided the Inn would be a great place to stay. It was a fantastic use of the old school. The staff was great, and ver accommodating. The only problem was that the... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

This is an absolutely amazing place to stay! A step back into history.. Rooms are beautifully decorate.. very clean...prices extremely reasonable, given the historical value The theater, built in 1923 is next door, worth the visit! Will stay again..if you decide to visit, request room 1960! Youll love it!!

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Calhoun, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Staying at the Benham Inn is an experience in its self. The Inn used to be a school back in the day. The rooms are very clean an well maintained the staff was very friendly and so helpful... If your ever in the mountains of Eastern Ky stay at the Benham School House Inn

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Additional Information about Benham School House Inn

Address: 100 Central Avenue, Benham, KY 40807
Location: United States > Kentucky > Benham
Price Range: $65 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Benham School House Hotel Benham
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