I love everything about this Bed & Breakfast - the rooms, the hosts, the food, the decor, the bathrooms, the backyard/courtyard, the location, the hospitality, etc. If I had to critique one thing, it would be that the TV's and cable service need to be updated. Larger flat screen TV, and a cable system that has a guide on it or direct TV or something. Not that I spent much time in the room but after a long day, some of the comforts of home would be nice to have.... Would not prevent a future stay - just a suggestion.
- 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