My wife and I spent an overnight here in late August. We were looking for a relaxed evening after a day of driving and our expectations were rewarded handsomely. Our host, John was very helpful in calling to reroute us because a triathlon had closed his street. He also found us a place to dine in town when we arrived late. The accommodations and Victoriana accents throughout the home made our stay a delight. I not only recommend The Rocking Horse highly, I plan to look for it again when we next pass through Louisville.
- 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