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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

First of all, there is not much to do in the immediate area. This is a great place to go an just relax. The Wendover Bed & Breakfast is on the site of Mary Breckenridge's home. She founded the Frontier Nursing Service, now the Frontier Nursing University in nearby Hyden. She brought healthcare to the people in rural Eastern Kentucky... More 

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MichaelJKY, Guest Relations Manager at Wendover Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review of the Wendover Bed and Breakfast Inn! Your comments about the rich heritage and the wonderful food are indeed some of the reasons why our guests continue to come to the Big House. Sometimes, relaxing is the best part of any vacation! But our region does have some new exciting activities. The Coal Miner's... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Wendover Bed & Breakfast for his birthday. He was born at the FNS and has family ties in the area. It was so amazing to see the historic buildings and the beautiful grounds. The people in Wendover are so friendly. It was like a trip back in time! Well worth the trip for... More 

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MichaelJKY, Guest Relations Manager at Wendover Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our bed and Breakfast at Wendover. Coming to Wendover is truly a passage back to the past. With our two story log cabin called "The Big House", it is very easy to forget what year it is. I am glad you both enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon! Michael More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

There is nothing better than seeing the history of the FNS, of walking the halls that Mary Breckinridge walked. What a spectacular setting for a visit to the gorgeous Kentucky mountains. The perfect retreat, getaway, and place to connect with nature and history. Loved every second we were there! Thank you for the warm hospitality!

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MichaelJKY, Guest Relations Manager at Wendover Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Big House. History does indeed come alive when guests visit the historical headquarters of the Frontier Nursing Service . It is an honor to combine such a rich heritage with a breath-taking natural setting. Our hope is that others will see and experience the true wonder of Wendover. Hope to you again... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I was a courier here some years ago, and this was my first return since I was in college. I don't know why I waited so long! This lovely B&B is extremely comfortable, and the meals are just incredible. (Ask for the Nutella Brownies.) Do save time for the tour to learn about the nurse-midwives who rode out - on... More 

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MichaelJKY, Guest Relations Manager at Wendover Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Diana, It was a true pleasure to welcome you back to Wendover. As a Courier for the Frontier Nursing Service, you served an important role to assist the Frontier Nurses in delivering healthcare to Eastern Kentucky. I am very excited that your recent stay was a memorable one. Hope to see you again in the future. Michael More 

Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

As a Frontier Nursing University student I always loved our special trips to Wendover. This time I decided to stay there for one night while attending the DNP intensives. My cohort decided to come in one day early and share this special experience. Wendover feels like a home away from home. There's a magical feeling about this place. The food... More 

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MichaelJKY, Guest Relations Manager at Wendover Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was truly an exciting time to have your DNP cohort all come together and stay at Historic Wendover! Thank you for your delightful review of our Bed and Breakfast Inn. We hope to see you again in the future. Mrs. Breckinridge would have been quite proud of the love and dedication that is expressed within the walls of the... More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

It was an amazing trip to the Wendover. It was magical and took you right back into Mary Breckinridge's time. Knowing what Mary has accomplished for her community makes the visit so much more valuable.

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MichaelJKY, Guest Relations Manager at Wendover Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Sandra, I am glad that you had a "Magical" experience at Wendover. It is guests like yourself that continue to discover the hidden wonder and the special touches that Mary Breckinridge and her nurses brought to Eastern Kentucky. I hope you are able to visit us again in the future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Sometimes in your travels, you come across a place that's so special, you know that one trip won't be near enough. I found this to be true recently when I returned to the Big House for a weekend visit with my Mom, sister, and niece. The Wendover Bed & Breakfast was decorated beautifully for Christmas, both the house and grounds.... More 

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MichaelJKY, Guest Relations Manager at Wendover Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Your review really fits the way many people warmly reflect on the true impact that Frontier Nursing has had... I am learning that FNS was more that just healthcare..it was part of a rich Appalachian culture that touches the hearts of individuals through the beauty of nature and the close bond between families and community. Growing up in Chicagoland, was... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Wendover is set in the mountains. Beautifully light at night. Mary Breckinridge home is full of history. Great staff and delicious home cooked meals. Go enjoy the old world flavor and service. You will be glad you did.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I had the pleasure of enjoying a delicious meal at Wendover. The staff is attentive and the history of the building is impressive. It is located in a beautiful, peaceful setting. I would recommend a stop at this bed and breakfast.

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Never in my lifetime would I have thought I could have slept in the Big House - Mary Breckinridge's home, but we did! Food was wonderful, tour was amazing, peacefulness invigorating. You must come stay a night or two and visit with Dusty Sparks (night watchman) during the evening hours.

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MichaelJKY, Guest Relations Manager at Wendover Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for you review of our Bed and Breakfast. As of this writing, Dusty has moved on to a different career path and is no longer in our Security office at Wendover. But in keeping with the true Frontier spirit, our guests continue to be greeted by an excellent staff who are eager to provide wonderful southern hospitality! This... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for seclusion and desiring to steal away from the busy life, this is the place for you. This two-story rustic log home is the perfect place to get away from it all. The Bed and Breakfast is steeped with tradition from its displays of heroine nurses to it roaring fireplace. Guests travel from all over the United States to be a part of this historical and inspiring experience.The beautiful log home known as the Big House was built in 1925 by Pioneer Nurse, Mary Breckinridge, founder of the Frontier Nursing Service.In 1991, the Big House became a National Historic Landmark. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wendover Bed & Breakfast

Address: 132 Fns Dr, Wendover, KY 41775-8921
Location: United States > Kentucky > Wendover
Price Range: $75 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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