It's not enough to have a charming, old historic bed and breakfast for a relaxing B&B experience, you need to add the class of the two owners who provide a rare feel of customer service. From when you walk through the door, no matter how late in the night, John and Ricardo have begun to introduce you to the house that they consider your temporary home. They will even honor your request to eat breakfast at a slighty later time without the company of anyone else! The extras that are absent in any other five star hotel or lodging include gourmet teas, cookies and fresh fruit, Enya in the background, gourmet breakfast, a spa-like bathroom, and a genuine care for your enjoyment. My husband and I relaxed in the den-like room on the third floor reading a book, enjoying snacks and sipping chamomile tea. The attention and friendliness has my husband and I already planning our next trip not to Louisville, but to Rocking Horse Manor B&B.
This is the best prescription for any vacation type!
- 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