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Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this wonderful night at the Rocking Horse B&B in historic Louisville Ky. Breathtaking outside as well as inside. Simply gorgeous, Wish there was a better way to describe it. The suite was so nice, beautiful canopy bed with all the amenities. Jacuzzi bathtub that my wife loved to soak in. Double sinks in the bathroom with double showers....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted..no needed to get away from life for a bit. After being married for 8 years, it was wonderful to fall in love all over again at the rocking horse Manor. The whole experience there was incredible. We woke up each morning to the most delicious breakfast. Ricardo was very welcoming and had so much knowledge...

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Haslett, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights at the end of April. We absolutely loved it. We were in the Irish Rose Room which has a bathroom and private balcony so we could sit outside and look out to the street. Breakfast in the morning was really good every day. The house is in the beautiful historic Old...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I have been visiting this B&B for the past 7+ years for our anniversary. The owners are very cordial and friendly. The B&B sits in a very beautiful and historic part of Louisville. My wife and I have visited several B&B's and we keep coming back to this one as our favorite getaway spot. Very romantic. And...

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1Thank Kevin N
Franklin Ohio
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stayed here for a girls getaway with my bestfriend and it was amazing. We both had a great time and highly recommend it. The outside looked like a small castle as we walked in the stained glass and wood working is stunning. Ricardo gave us some history and a tour. We stayed in the Victorian suit is the biggest room...

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Exton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend the historic Rocking Horse if you are looking for a B&B in Louisville. We spend four nights here after visiting the city to compete in the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon. The B&B is located in historic Old Louisville and it's a short walk downtown or an even quicker Uber ride. Ricardo is top notch and a gracious...

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1Thank Matt H
Newbury, Ohio
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The owner is very friendly and helpful. On arrival we toured the home and he gave us the history. They have cookies and snacks out in case you get hungry. The beds are very comfortable, it felt like home. Beautiful breakfast in the morning 2 course served on fine china and crystal glasses. What a great experience.

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1Thank sgalaska
South Carolina
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I unfortunately only spent one night at this beautiful home. Everything was lovely but the part that really stood out was how clean it was. There was not a speck of dust anywhere. The service was outstanding and we had everything we needed. Our breakfast was yummy and served on beautiful tableware. We hope to return.

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1Thank MaggieSullivan
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My Husband and I had the pleasure of using the Rocking Horse Manor B&B as our home base while exploring the Bourbon Trail. The house itself is only out done by hospitality of our host. Breakfast was wonderful, the home is charming, and the host could not be more accommodating.

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Sanford, Florida
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful bed and breakfast in May 2016 and again in July 2016. Both times we stayed in the Grand Victorian suite. It's a beautifully appointed room and transports you back into another era. The king sized bed is comfortable and has so many pillows to ensure a great night's sleep. The bathroom has a large walk...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1022 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40203-2914
Region: United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Old Louisville
Price Range: $104 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Victorian Suite, is the room we stayed in. It's the most expensive room in the Mansion.”
johnjR1938AU, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Grand Victorian Suit has the most awesome tub, bed, and sitting area.”
Y5645GSjenniferj, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Victorian suit is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!”
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chattygirl7491, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the third floor were nice and quiet, but did require climbing two flights of steep stairs to get to.”
JulieR241, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Selliger Anniversary Suite with in-room jacuzzi and tons of charm.”
  • Seller Anniversary Suite Bathroom
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite Jacuzzi
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
  • Selliger Anniversary Suite
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  • Living Room for Selliger Anniversary Suite
msdsec, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
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