Luxurious Lodging in Bardstown Kentucky
Area hotels simply can’t compete with Bourbon Manor’s inviting ambiance and hospitable service! Each spacious, non-smoking guestroom is appointed with a combination of antique furnishings, modern amenities, plush beds with designer linens, and a private bath. Some rooms feature a whirlpool tub and/or fireplace.
Six guest rooms grace the Manor (Main House), while the “Federal House” (Guest Cottage) offers three additional guest rooms in a separate, private residence on the property. Plus, there is a Bourbon Smokehouse (Cottage) which features a one-bedroom loft, as well.
Guests are welcome to use any of our shared areas during their stay, both inside and outside the Manor. Stroll the gardens, socialize in our Grand Piano Parlor, relax in expansive sitting halls, exercise in our gym, be pampered in our Day Spa. You may never want to leave the property!
A full country “gourmet” breakfast is included on each morning of your stay, and special dietary requests can be accommodated with advance notice. Also, complimentary beverages and snacks are available during your stay as well. Each evening we host an Innkeeper’s Welcome Reception from 5-6pm in the formal dining room in the Manor – featuring a preview of the nightly drink special at the onsite Bourbon Bar – “The Bunghole.”
Due to increased COVID operating restrictions, Bourbon Manor will not offer Full Breakfast Service through the end of March. A Continental Breakfast will be provided and room rates will be discounted $20/night.
All Rooms Feature
- Lovely Views of the Park-like Setting
- Private Bathroom
- FREE High-Speed Wi-Fi Internet
- 600 thread-count Egyptian Cotton 7-Layer Linens
- Exclusive Gilchrist & Soames SPA Toiletries
- Plush Turkish Towels
- Custom Embroidered Terry Spa Robes
- Hair Dryer
- Antiques and Fine Art
- Oversized Flat-Screen TV with Cable and FREE Movie Channels
Bourbon Tour & Tasting Package
This is our most popular package and guests rave about how much fun they have doing a bourbon tour. This package includes:
- Customized Trip Itinerary for Self-Driving Excursion: Makers Mark, Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center, Barton/1792, Four Roses, Wild Turkey, Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace, Willett, Limestone Branch, Bardstown Bourbon Company, Lux Row, Preservation, and Jim Beam. Daily Tours 9 am-5 pm, except Sundays, Holidays, and Winter Months – January & February.
- Collect stamps from 9 distilleries and receive a Bourbon Country T-Shirt or Rocks Glass
- 2 Tour Tickets to the distillery of your choice (more may be added for add’l fee)
- 2 Tour Tickets of your choice of either the Oscar Getz Bourbon History Museum OR the Kentucky Cooperage where 95% of the barrels are made.
- One-night DELUXE room (a $199 VALUE, a premium room upgrade involving a jetted tub is available for $50).
- VIP Dining for 2 at any restaurant of your choice ($50 VALUE)
- Box of Bourbon Chocolates
- 2 Keepsake Rocks Glasses
- 2 Bourbon Shots
Package Price: Only $399 – A $50 SAVINGS!
The Manor (Main House)
Circa 1825-1828, grand Greek Revival Manor featuring 6 guest rooms, each with its own private bathroom. The formal dining room in the Manor is where all guests on the property are served a Full Country “Gourmet” Breakfast. The SPA Treatment Room and GYM are located in the basement level.
Sweet Old Fashioned
Looking for a romantic getaway near Louisville, Kentucky? Travel just a little further to Bourbon Manor, our bed and breakfast in Bardstown, KY, and enjoy some time away in our Sweet Old Fashioned Room.
The Sweet Old Fashioned is a Bourbon Whiskey cocktail that was created in the late 1800s at the Pendennis Club in Louisville in honor of James E. Pepper, a well-known bourbon distiller in the area whose name is now on 1776 Bourbon. This classic, sweet drink is made by dissolving sugar in bitters, and then adding Bourbon and a twist of lemon – best served with ice. Because of its name and age, the Sweet Old Fashioned is known as a classic and somewhat romantic drink.
As the name implies, the spacious Sweet Old Fashioned guestroom is both elegant and charming and is a luxuriously relaxing ending to a busy day touring the Bourbon Trail and historic Bardstown. The 20’x20′ room features antique furnishings, and a king-size canopy bed with a plush 2″ mattress topper. Choose one of the room’s books to peruse as you relax in the comfortable couch and chairs.
Fall asleep in complete comfort in the king-sized canopy bed with plush 2″ mattress topper and 600-thread-count linens as a fire flickers in the gas-log fireplace.
Awaken to beautiful morning views of our graceful lawn with its ancient magnolia trees and beautiful flower gardens. An award-winning full country breakfast in our Dining Room between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. will prepare you for your exploration of our many area attractions.
Lodging for a perfect romantic weekend getaway in Bardstown, KY can be found in Bourbon Manor’ssumptuous Mint Julep Room.
Any horse-racing enthusiast knows that the Mint Julep is the drink of tradition at the Kentucky Derby. It is made by muddling mint leaves in a bit of water, and then adding bourbon, sugar, and crushed or shaved ice. The drink traditionally creates a frost on the outside of the glass. The romance of its Kentucky history made this drink an obvious choice for one of our inviting rooms.
This very quiet, private, and romantic Mint Julep guestroom features a beautiful antique armoire, a Jacuzzi tub for two with separate walk-in shower, and an electric fireplace. The windows open to views of the west lawn, Bourbon Barn, and a secret garden with its unique sculpture of a hand.
Enjoy a content and comfortable sleep in the elegantly carved, four-poster king-size bed with premium hypo-allergenic featherbed and luxurious linens. Comfortable chairs invite you to enjoy a relaxing morning before joining us in the dining room for a delicious country breakfast.
Of course, a weekend may not be enough time to explore the area and its attractions. With the Bourbon Trail, the Wine Trail, amazing outdoor destinations, and the area’s history and horse-related legacy, you may need to plan a longer stay in this luxurious room to create wonderful, lasting memories of your time here in Kentucky.
Your luxurious Kentucky accommodations are right here in the Classic Sazerac Suite. This large room features a beautiful four-poster king-size Bed with luxury linens, beautiful antiques, large flat screen TV with Cable, and a private bath featuring a walk-in shower and Thermal-Masseur jetted tub for a comfortable and relaxing Bourbon Manor lodging option.
While not a local creation, the bourbon version of New Orleans’ Classic Sazerac has become a favorite drink here in Kentucky. The drink is made by crushing a sugar cube in a small amount of bitters before adding bourbon and a small amount of anise flavored alcohol (like absinthe), and served over ice. It is a sweet and indulgent drink.
Similarly, the Classic Sazerac guestroom is a sweet and indulgent room! The bed features a hypo-allergenic featherbed topper and luxurious linens, antique dresser, sitting area with comfortable chairs, and an electric fireplace. Besides the tub, the private bathroom features a separate walk-in shower.
Enjoy the Classic Sazerac room for relaxing, rekindling, and renewal during your getaway to beautiful Kentucky!
Why settle for hotel rooms in a loud and brightly-lit city when Bourbon Manor offers elegant travel accommodations in the heart of Kentucky’s Bourbon Country?
A favorite drink during the colder months, a Hot Toddy is traditionally made with hot Bourbon mixed with ginger ale, lemon, and honey.
They say that a Hot Toddy is the cure for whatever ails you, and it’s the same for our Hotty Toddy guestroom! This spacious guestroom’s grand, a four-poster king-size bed will take you far away from the normal stressors of life. The room features beautiful antiques, a couch, and views of the formal lawn with its flower gardens and ancient Magnolia trees. A premium, hypo-allergenic Fiberbed mattress with luxurious linens will soothe you into a comfortable sleep.
The room’s private bath offers our high-end amenities and 2-person walk-in shower. Of course, you will be treated to a delicious country breakfast on each morning of your stay!
The fireplace flickers in front of comfortable chairs here in the Southern Love Room at Bardstown KY’s Bourbon Manor: a perfect setting for you and a loved one to relax and reconnect!
While Southern Love is a very specific drink featuring a Louisiana liqueur, we have taken the idea and given it a Kentucky twist by applying the name only to this very romantic guestroom.
This restful retreat at our inn features a beautiful antique queen-size bed with luxurious high thread-count linens, premium hypo-allergenic feather topper, and gas-log fireplace. Outside the windows, views of the formal flower gardens, Bourbon Barn and patio area make this a bright and cheerful guestroom by day and a cozy, relaxing hideaway at night.
A private bath offers a walk-in shower and all of our luxurious spa amenities. A full country breakfast is offered each morning of your stay to give you the energy needed to explore beautiful west-central KY and all its attractions.
Manhattan Honeymoon Hideaway
Rediscover romance in the Manhattan Honeymoon Hideaway at Bardstown Kentucky’s Bourbon Manor. Perfect for a honeymoon travel destination, our largest and most private guestroom suite features its very own exterior entrance, beautiful antiques, a king-size canopy bed, fireplace, and Jacuzzi for two.
The Manhattan is a traditional drink made of bourbon, sweet vermouth, bitters, a cherry, and a twist of orange. As the name implies, it was created in Manhattan; however, Kentucky has made our own variation of this drink a tradition.
Similarly, the Manhattan Honeymoon Hideaway is a traditional romantic setting for anyone celebrating a special occasion, offering both romance and relaxation on the inn’s second floor. The bed is topped with a hypo-allergenic featherbed and luxurious linens. The gas-log fireplace and designer lighting with dimmers sets a tranquil scene for a peaceful evening.
Besides the Jacuzzi tub, the private bath also features a walk-in shower, a towel-warmer for ultimate comfort after bathing, and our deluxe spa amenities. The room offers its own beverage station with coffee maker, a mini-refrigerator, and a microwave oven for your convenience. This room also features its own dedicated parking space.
PLEASE NOTE: This Guestroom is located on the second floor. To access the room, guests must go up a steep, narrow winding stairway. Please be advised to bring smaller luggage and not have issues with stairs.
Master Distiller’s Den
Suitable for a Master Distiller or distinguished Bourbon Fan that loves all things Bourbon. This room is over-the-top bourbon-themed. Grand, spacious guest room featuring a King Bed with 7-layers of luxury linens, gas-log fireplace, beverage station with complementary coffees/teas, bottled water, mini-frig, and microwave. This room has an exterior door with a reserved parking space. Private bath features a walk-in shower with custom toiletries.
Bourbon Manor’s Federal House Guest Cottage
The 1900-square foot Guest House at Bourbon Manor offers a total of 3 guestrooms: Magnolia Maiden, Debutante’s Dream, and Scarlet Starlet. Combined, these guestrooms and the shared gathering room (kitchen and den combination) are an ideal vacation rental option in Bardstown KY, just 30 minutes outside the greater Louisville area.
Built in the early 1800’s, the Guest House offers a vintage private bathroom with claw-foot tub and shower combination in EACH guestroom. A shared, gathering room which offers a kitchen/den combination, for dine-in options, beverage station, mini-frig and microwave oven. This bonus room large enough for games, cards, and socializing. A private deck offers additional space to relax with views of our gardens and grounds. Our complimentary Wi-Fi service and Cable with FREE Movies are available throughout the Guest House.
Circa 1810, The completely restored original 1900 sq. ft. the plantation home is a Bourbon Manor Guest Cottage – located just a few steps away from the Manor. For a step back to the early 1800s (with modern conveniences) and very private experience, stay in this unique Guest Cottage! It features 3 spacious Guest Rooms – each with a private bath, and a Gathering Room which serves as a kitchen and den combination. Your private deck overlooks the formal gardens and gracious grounds, and you are only a few steps from the main mansion where you receive the same great, Full-Country Breakfast as all of our guests. The spacious bedrooms, gathering room, kitchen area, and deck overlooking the private, back lawn make for a lovely home away from home for small groups or a truly romantic getaway.
There are 2 beautifully decorated antique-appointed queen-size guest rooms upstairs: 1). Magnolia Maiden features a queen-size bed and 2). Debutante’s Dream features 1 queen bed and 2 twin beds to accommodate larger parties. There is 1 guest room on the First Floor, The Scarlet Starlet. In total, up to 8 Guests may be comfortably accommodated in the Federal House (all 3 guest rooms). Each guest room features a private bath with clawfoot tub and shower. The spacious Gathering Room features a kitchen (no stove), variety of seating, game table and chairs, Cable TV, and FREE WiFi.
Guest Rooms (Debutante’s Dream, Magnolia Maiden, and Scarlet Starlet) may be rented individually OR you may opt to rent the entire cottage for your own exclusive retreat. [1 Guest Room (Scarlet Starlet) is located on the 1st floor and 2 Guest Rooms (Magnolia Maiden and Debutante’s Dream) are located on the 2nd Floor] Rate listed is based on Double Occupancy. For occupancy over 2 Guests/Guest Room, there is an extra person charge of $25/person to cover housekeeping and breakfast.
The Debutante’s Dream is a citrus refreshment made with bourbon, brandy, orange juice and lemon juice. A favorite of the ladies, this has become an iconic area drink…which may be enjoyed in our onsite Bourbon Bar – “The Bunghole.”
The Debutante’s Dream is not only named for the bourbon-based drink, but it is also an apt description for our charming plantation home guestroom. Whether young or old, ladies love this room in our private guest house for weekends and vacations with their friends. With one queen-size bed and two twin beds, the room is perfect for small groups traveling together. Here, you can enjoy each other’s company and have some lively fun in your own private accommodations.
The entire Guest House may be rented out for completely private accommodations for up to eight total guests.
A Magnolia Maiden is another bourbon-based drink that is popular with the ladies. Mixing bourbon and orange liqueur with a splash of simple syrup and club soda, this drink can technically be made as sweet as you would like. This drink, along with a Debutante’s Dream and Scarlet Starlit are often enjoyed in our onsite Bourbon Bar – “The Bunghole Bourbon Bar & Lounge!”
The Magnolia Maiden guestroom offers beautiful antiques and a queen-size bed. Up to two people are welcome to stay in this pretty, elegant room. The Debutante’s Dream guestroom features 1 queen bed and 2 twin beds – ideal for sharing! There is also the Scarlet Starlit guestroom which features a queen bed on the first floor. Rooms may be rented separately or as a group.
The Guest House is a favorite of the ladies for a girlfriends’ getaway when renting out the entire Guest House for an unforgettably, fun and festive weekend. Of course, the Guest House can be rented out for any occasion for up to 8 guests: Bachelorette or Bridal Party, a Bourbon Trail excursion for a group of friends, a family vacation base, or a small reunion. There is plenty to see and do in the area to keep you busy no matter how long you stay!
For extra convenience, the Guest House is just a few steps away from the Manor where you can enjoy our complimentary beverages and country gourmet breakfast each morning of your stay.
A Scarlet Starlet is another bourbon-based drink that is popular with the ladies. Mixing bourbon and vanilla cognac liqueur with a splash of hibiscus and egg white, and strawberry syrup and fresh lime juice. A Scarlet Starlet, along with a Magnolia Maiden and Debutnate’s Dream Cocktails are often enjoyed in our onsite Bourbon Bar – “The Bunghole!”
The Scarlet Starlet guestroom features a 7-layer Blissful, queen bed, antiques, large-screen TV with cable and FREE Movies, and private vintage bath – located on the first floor. Upstairs, the Magnolia Maiden guestroom offers beautiful antiques and a queen-size bed. The Debutante’s Dream guestroom features 1 queen bed and 2 twin beds – ideal for sharing! These guestrooms may be rented separately or as a group.
The Guest House is a favorite of the ladies for a girlfriends’ getaway when renting out the entire Guest House for an unforgettably, fun and festive weekend. Of course, the Guest House can be rented out for any occasion for up to 8 guests: Bachlorette or Bridal Party, a Bourbon Trail excursion for a group of friends, a family vacation base, or a small reunion. There is plenty to see and do in the area to keep you busy no matter how long you stay!
For extra convenience, the Guest House is just a few steps away from the Manor where you can enjoy our complimentary beverages and full country gourmet breakfast each morning of your stay.