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Franklin Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a girls getaway with my bestfriend and it was amazing. We both had a great time and highly recommend it. The outside looked like a small castle as we walked in the stained glass and wood working is stunning. Ricardo gave us some history and a tour. We stayed in the Victorian suit is the biggest room... More 

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend the historic Rocking Horse if you are looking for a B&B in Louisville. We spend four nights here after visiting the city to compete in the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon. The B&B is located in historic Old Louisville and it's a short walk downtown or an even quicker Uber ride. Ricardo is top notch and a gracious... More 

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Newbury, Ohio
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11 reviews
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

The owner is very friendly and helpful. On arrival we toured the home and he gave us the history. They have cookies and snacks out in case you get hungry. The beds are very comfortable, it felt like home. Beautiful breakfast in the morning 2 course served on fine china and crystal glasses. What a great experience.

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South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My husband and I unfortunately only spent one night at this beautiful home. Everything was lovely but the part that really stood out was how clean it was. There was not a speck of dust anywhere. The service was outstanding and we had everything we needed. Our breakfast was yummy and served on beautiful tableware. We hope to return.

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

My Husband and I had the pleasure of using the Rocking Horse Manor B&B as our home base while exploring the Bourbon Trail. The house itself is only out done by hospitality of our host. Breakfast was wonderful, the home is charming, and the host could not be more accommodating.

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Sanford, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful bed and breakfast in May 2016 and again in July 2016. Both times we stayed in the Grand Victorian suite. It's a beautifully appointed room and transports you back into another era. The king sized bed is comfortable and has so many pillows to ensure a great night's sleep. The bathroom has a large walk... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

On the way back home from our anniversary getaway we decided to try a B&B for the first time. After reading the positive reviews on here, we chose the Rocking Horse B&B. The owners were responsive to all questions and requests prior to our arrival. Upon arrival, Ricardo met us and gave us a tour of the house and described... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad that I read the reviews before booking my stay at Rocking Horse Manor! I will was not at all disappointed.Regretfully, my family and I could only stay for one night...boo hoo. I loved my stay! We were welcomed at the door by Ricardo who gave us a warm and informative tour of the Victorian Style mansion. The... More 

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Brookville, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016

As part of a swing thru Kentucky, we stayed at the Historic Rocking Horse B&B. The house is beautifully restored with lots of stained glass, ornate woodwork and a grand staircase. Ask to see the pictures of the massive restoration. We stayed in Chelsea's Garden, a very large room that was the master suite. After dinner, we retired to the... More 

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Battle Ground, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 2, 2016

We flew into Louisville over the Indy 500 weekend to experience Louisville and the Bourbon Trail before the race. Found Rocking Horse Manor on TripAdvisor and loved the reviews and description of the property. Arrived late and we were greeted by Ricardo, co-owner of the B&B. A very nice, pleasant man with extensive knowledge of his historic manor. It is... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 1888 Historic Rocking Horse Manor Bed & Breakfast is the house built for one of the Bourbon Barons of Victorian Louisville, Max Selliger, of Max Selliger & Co. Distillery in 1888. Stay in a former Bourbon Baron's home and enjoy the craftsmanship that went into the great homes of Old Louisville. The Rocking Horse Manor is a totally restored 1888 Richardsonian Romanesque mansion. All guest rooms offer all the amenities the modern traveler requires, including in-suite baths, individual room temperature controls and high-speed wireless internet access all throughout, while the house maintains the Victorian architectural features including original stained glass, pocket doors, hand-carved fire place mantels, 12 1/2 foot ceilings, original parquet floors with intricate inlaid borders and original Italian Marble mosaic tiles in the expansive foyer. Enjoy a glass of Bourbon in the parlor or library with wet-bar or outside in the courtyard with its various seating areas in both, sun and shade, large fountain, and view of the impressive façade of the original carriage house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1022 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40203
Location: United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Old Louisville
Price Range: $75 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Victorian suit is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!”
  • fridge upstair for public use .. some pops and ice
  • our bed
  • the front room
  • our bathroom
  • kitchen
  • front room
  • our room
 of 5 bubbles chattygirl7491, 5 days ago | Read review
“Rooms on the third floor were nice and quiet, but did require climbing two flights of steep stairs to get to.”
 of 5 bubbles JulieR241, May 2, 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Selliger Anniversary Suite with in-room jacuzzi and tons of charm.”
  • Seller Anniversary Suite Bathroom
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite Jacuzzi
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite Living Room
  • Living Room for Selliger Anniversary Suite
 of 5 bubbles msdsec, Nov 25, 2015 | Read review
“Irish Rose room for one person”
 of 5 bubbles dawnbH8107RO, Aug 31, 2015 | Read review
“All of the rooms are fabulous but I have my personal favorite that I stay in every time”
 of 5 bubbles Beautiful043, Nov 19, 2014 | Read review
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