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Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I hold the record for the most stays at Butterfly Hollow under the current owners. We have just booked our fifth stay. I do not know where to begin with Butterfly Hollow. Pictures and videos do not do Butterfly Hollow justice. The owners, Dave and Beth Ann, are such hospitable hosts. Butterfly Hollow is so quite and...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Butterfly Hollow is a gorgeous, peaceful B&B. We just had a couple days to get away and were so rested when we returned home that we felt like we'd had a full week's vacation! Breakfast was delicious, the accommodations clean and comfortable, and the inn keeper made us feel so welcome that it was like visiting an old friend! There's...

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Look forward to your return visit next time you need to have some stress release and listen to a few good stories.

Perry, Michigan
Reviewed October 4, 2016

I stumbled upon the Butterfly Hollow website after my fiancé and I decided to hold our wedding in the Nashville area, where my family lives. Although I was anxious booking a venue without having seen it first-hand, one phone call to Dave Yakes allayed my fears. He was personable, thoughtful and dedicated to making our small wedding a memorable event....

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Marianne. We appreciate you stumbling upon us especially knowing you had to change plans on your wedding location. Look forward to your return visit to Nashville and spending a few nights with us.

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Just returned from our first stay at Butterfly Hollow and will be returning again. This is a wonderful place for couples to unwind, relax and rejuvenate themselves. This is truly a hidden gem away from the hustle and bustle of life. Dave is an excellent inn keeper and takes care of every detail. I can not wait to return next...

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review and recommendation for other couples. It was my pleasure in helping you both escape the hustle and bustle of every day life. Looking forward to your return visit next year!

Georgetown, Kentucky
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Wonderful secluded B&B. David has the expertise of making sure that everyone is comfortable and you having a restful and no worry vacation. His stories about the history of the B&B and his breakfast of yummy food for your soul is all that is needed. If you want to rest and have no worries of tomorrow this is the place...

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Wanda. Beth Ann and I appreciate your review and look forward to your return. I will have a few new stories and a handful of new recipes to help the soul.

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Very secluded and quiet. Perfect romantic get-a-way for more my wife and I. We did day hikes, canoeing, and just relaxing on the property. Dave and his family were great hosts and were great company over breakfast. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to unwind and get a way from everyday life. Love the intimate environment. One of the best...

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Doug. It was great meeting you and your wife and look forward to your return when an escape from everyday life is needed.

Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We chose Butterfly Hollow as part of an all inclusive elopement/weekend getaway. Dave and Beth Anne were wonderful hosts in this secluded paradise. We literally just stayed there the whole time and felt no real need to venture out. We appreciated the focus on little details, attentiveness to our needs, high level of cleanliness,and most of all the wonderful breakfasts...

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Thom and Jessica. It was our pleasure sharing in your special day. Looking forward to your next escape!

Corinth, Mississippi
Reviewed April 24, 2016

My wife recently decided to plan a weekend trip for the two of us to get away and relax. A couple of years ago, one of her friends had recommended Butterfly Hollow as a potential wedding ceremony site. My wife went to Butterfly Hollow's website and researched the site. She decided to book the Leyton's Porch room. We just returned...

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Arron for the wonderful review and detailed description of our "hidden retreat". We are looking forward to your return visit in a few months and hopefully Beth Ann will be available to join us for our breakfast conversations. PS - Verizon is the cell service with the strongest signal on property.

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed April 17, 2016

We were looking for a weekend escape from our lives where we didn't have to drive for hours to get there. I have found the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The B&B is tucked away in a hollow so that you can't just be stumbled upon. This is just a 3 bedroom B&B so...

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

Sorry it has taken me a few days to respond but thank you for your wonderful comments. We could not agree more that Butterfly Hollow is a slice of heaven. We look forward to your return visit whenever you need a quick escape from reality and soak in some hammock time. Thanks again Dawn.

Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
Reviewed April 4, 2016

My wife and I spent our 21st wedding anniversary here this past weekend. It is absolutely beautiful. We have already booked a room for next year and are staying longer. The hospitality of Dave is top notch. He was in to cook breakfast from scratch both mornings. While we only ate one of those mornings, it was amazing. Dave and...

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David Y, Owner at Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat, responded to this review

We are counting down the days until your return visit! Appreciate the kind words and having guests such as you two make it easy to be excellent hosts!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Butterfly Hollow is nestled at the end of a private road in a storybook setting, on 85 secluded acres, just a short scenic 45 minute drive east of Nashville in a quaint riverside town. These Cumberland plateau foothills are where those from Nashville and other nearby cities come to play. The close proximity to mountain streams filled with rainbow trout, hiking and biking trails and two beautiful, scenic lakes, less than ten minutes away, makes Butterfly Hollow a perfect getaway for families, couples, recording artists, songwriters and the discerning traveler looking for a little peace and solitude during their visit to Tennessee. It's the perfect hideaway for Romantic Getaways, A Weekend with Friends, an Escape for the Whole Family, a Private Artist / Writer's Retreat, Special Events, and Intimate Weddings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Butterfly Hollow - A Hidden Retreat

Address: 28 Bussell Ln, Gordonsville, TN 38563-4511
Location: United States > Tennessee > Gordonsville
Price Range: $225 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“We have stayed in all three rooms. We like Leyton's Porch the best due to it having the private screened in porch.”
S304YMjennifere, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“This B&B has three charming rooms, so we were able to book the entire house for our wedding weekend.”
Mdorais, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“The Leyton's room is beautiful and has its own separate porch.”
494aarone, Apr 24, 2016 | Read review
“I would not take young children here. Its not a good place for children under 12. This is a place to relax and unwind.”
jimnkimb2016, Apr 4, 2016 | Read review
“come prepared to be in solitude and quiet”
T5160SJthomasc, Dec 14, 2015 | Read review
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