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Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast

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Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Concierge
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All reviews country cottage irish rose grand victorian stained glass nice tour breakfast was delicious like stepping back in time third floor each morning churchill downs next morning ricardo downtown university museum
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Lousivlle with another couple. We wanted to stay near the river downtown area and decided to try a bed and breakfast. We stayed at The Rocking Horse Manor for two nights and it was perfect. Ricardo was an excellent host and he...More

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Because the host, Ricardo, was so very nice, I hate to write this review, but feel the need to alert my fellow Trip Advisor devotees. Our room (Louise's Country Cottage) was just not suitable. The carpet appeared to be gray in color, but when we...More

Thank frankt4712016
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Ricardo was a wonderful host at a beautiful restored mansion on 3rd Street that is conveniently located for downtown, Churchill Downs and the University of Louisville. These locations are not easily walkable but a rental car, Uber or Lyft will make driving easy. The rooms...More

Thank ChuckR3
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is a beautiful old historic home with many Victorian touches - original woodwork, stained glass, pocket doors, lovely chandeliers, etc. Ricardo was a genuine host, and the atmosphere was definitely guest oriented. Would come again!

Thank NancyH3550
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My husband and I enjoyed our stay and thank Ricardo for being a guest-centered host who made sure we and our friends were well cared for. The rooms are comfy, the house is lovely and its location made for an interesting weekend of sightseeing and...More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$75 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Old Louisville
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$75 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Kentucky > Louisville > Old Louisville
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Room & Suite (33)
Dining (7)
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Beautiful043
15 October 2014|
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Response from Beautiful043 | Reviewed this property |
Thank you. Side note - I have family in Springfield OH. Such a small town but I love it there :) Was kind of odd to see that is where you are from.
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"Check out The Rocking Horse Manor Bed and Breakfast online. The rooms in the pictures were true to the..."
488barbs
2 days ago
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"We very much enjoyed the suite on the 3rd floor as a gathering place for the four other couples traveling..."
ChuckR3
5 Sep 2018
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"Rooms are on the second and third floors. Breakfast is served on the first floor along with a sitting..."
dlmac2
17 Oct 2017
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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
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