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A Storybook Inn
Ranked #1 of 7 Versailles B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 21, 2011

What a wonderful time we had! The cottage is warm, accommadating and so tastefully decorated! Chocolte covered strawberries and a bottle of wine upon our arrival along with a delicious cheese platter was a wonderful touch after our long trip from Virginia. Elise's attention to detail is remarkable and so very appreciated!

  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 8, 2011

We happened upon this lovely inn just by chance and it ended up making our entire vacation. We intended on staying in a different city altogether but were unhappy with our previous choice. When we step into a room/inn/hotel and know that we don't want to leave to even go site seeing that's when we know we have really found something special and that's exactly how we felt when we met the proprietor and saw this inn. After checking in, we sat in our room for a while and just looked around and commented repeatedly how beautiful this or that was. Music was playing as we entered our room and we really felt that the staff went out of their way to ensure that we had a full and rich experience. The staff at The Storybook Inn felt like people we have known for sometime-like friends. They shared about themselves and they truly worked to make sure we experienced what we wanted- both in and out of the inn-by getting local information, returning phone calls/emails when we had a question, etc. They even got coffee for me to use in a maker when we switched from our room to the cottage, (so we could stay an extra night). The finest towels, sheets,music, food, decorations, furniture, personnel made us feel like we had really arrived. No detail was forgotten in the creation of this inn-truly. We are home, now, and we still talk about this experience everyday. I have various snapshots in my mind about the lovely time we had and will "look" at them every time I might be doing some of those "not so pleasant" things we all have to do in life! I could go on and on! Thank you, thank you Storybook Inn.

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  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 21, 2011

We were en route to my father's memorial service when we were too drained to go one step further. After an exhausting day, this was the perfect place to stop - beautiful, comfortable and peaceful. Beautifully appointed rooms, spotlessly clean with just the right mix of old and new, we slept like babies and awoke to an amazing breakfast in her new solarium. Elise is a wonderful host and cook, providing just the right touches. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled as a couple
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AStorybookInn, Owner at A Storybook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2011

Thank you for your kind words! Would love to have you back again in the future.
Elise

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Reviewed February 15, 2011

We went to A Storybook Inn in Versailles, Ky for Valentines Day. The inn is an antebellum mansion nestled in the heart of horse country and would be a great place to stay during the racing season! We stayed in the Somewhere in Time suite. The innkeeper, Elise, just reopened after an amazing renovation. From the moment I entered, I felt like I had been transported to Tara and I was Scarlett O'Hara! The smallest attention to detail was paid at every turn. The decor is fantastic, the room was so clean and the grounds were beautiful (even in winter!). Elise had a complimentary bottle of champagne and 6 dark chocolate dipped strawberries waiting for us when we got there. The suite was complete with a roomy jacuzzi tub and warm terrycloth robes! Breakfast was served in the conservatory - a beautiful room with plenty of natural light from the windows overlooking the grounds. For breakfast we had fresh fruit, wild blueberry muffins, and a yummy egg frittata with bacon and asapargus. Elise owns her own farm and the eggs came right from her own chickens! It tasted great! I have stayed at several B and Bs in the states, France, and Italy and this is by far the best! We will be back, hopefully soon!!!

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled as a couple
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AStorybookInn, Owner at A Storybook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2011

So glad that you had a wonderful time at A Storybook Inn for Valentine's Day. And that you loved the extra touches. Thank you for your very kind words!
Elise

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Reviewed November 13, 2010

The "Storybook Inn" was a very speacial way for me to say thank you for 30 year's of following your soldier husband all over. Vesailles, KY. is just a 2hr. car ride from our home and it was a perfect little get away for the two of us. It's 19th century charm and decor along with the most personalized service we have ever had was just the beginning. The food was 5star and the accomidations were truely a storybook setting.
It seem's every member in our family that is of marrying age has there heart set on tieing the knot here at the "Storybook Inn".

  • Stayed: November 2010, traveled as a couple
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AStorybookInn, Owner at A Storybook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2011

You two were a delight to host. We loved blessing our veterans in this way. We would love for your family to come visit here or "tie the knot" at the inn.
Blessings!
Elise

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Reviewed October 31, 2010

This is the first review I have written. I have written it because it is so well deserved. The Storybook Inn in Versailles, Kentucky is well located between the historic Woodford Reserve Distillery and Keeneland Racepark. The suites are expertly equipped and easy to get a good nights sleep. Regarding their decor, a romantic time can be shared for its occupants with ease. The scenery is lovely outdoors, the decoration inside is beyond compare and the waitstaff very helpful and gracious. The food is very well done including the hor doerves in the afternoon. Lastly, the proprietress is extremely knowledgeable about the area in completely hospitable to her guests. I would recommend this establish without reservation.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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AStorybookInn, Owner at A Storybook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2010

Dear M.A.

Thank you so much for coming to stay with us at A Storybook Inn. We sincerely loved having you.

We joyfully look forward to your return!

Elise, Proprietor

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Reviewed October 25, 2010

The Storybook Inn was everything I had expected -- and much more! It is everything one could hope for in a Bed and Breakfast. The chef catered to everyone's individual tastes in providing a gourmet breakfast. The newly renovated inn and cottage were impeccable. Don't forget to ask for a tour; the inn has a rich history. It's a quick 10-15 minutes to Keeneland Raceway. I've already booked my visit for next year.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled with friends
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AStorybookInn, Owner at A Storybook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2011

Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review! And we look forward to welcoming you back to Storybook!

Elise

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Additional Information about A Storybook Inn

Address: 277 Rose Hill Ave, Versailles, KY 40383-1223
Location: United States > Kentucky > Versailles
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Versailles
Price Range: $199 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elegant, historic...A Storybook Inn is upscale in every way! A Select Registry Property. Excellence in style and service! There is a reason that our wonderful guests give us 5 star reviews! Incredible culinary delights! More like a small European luxury hotel say our well-traveled guest! At A Storybook Inn, our emphasis is on you! This dear old place envelopes one with a delicious sense of calm! Minutes from the world famous Keeneland Race Course, world class Thoroughbred Horse Farms. We can arrange a tour for you! A Storybook Inn is a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the world. We have hosted guests from around the world, including ambassadors and European royalty's entourage. But we also host the local events with the same distinction. Our 50 foot glass conservatory with the garden view is a splendid place to have your multi-course breakfast. Come see why A Storybook Inn is "close to everything but world's apart!" ... more   less 

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