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Central Ohio
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were 3 of us doing a quick trip down to the Bourbon Trail. Our room fit the bill perfectly. Not a high priced place, and our room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was very nice, and had great coffee, and plenty of room to set and visit. We will definitely stay here again when we are in the...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel is going through renovations. Basic motel offering- furniture is dated, but clean. The breakfast offerings were impressive enough that I gave this a four star vs three star. Front desk staff friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were here for 3 nights and it is a great place just for sleeping. Mini frig, microwave in the room. The breakfast was ok. The biscuits and gravy were good, coffee was really light. Overall ok...will stay here again.

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Woodbridge VA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Staff was polite and helpful. The room was clean and the beds are some of the most comfortable beds I have slept in while traveling in a while. Microwave (working and clean) and small fridge (working and also clean) in the room. The breakfast is a hot breakfast in their "carriage" room which was a pleasant surprise. One morning...

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Venice, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is your typical "home town" hotel. Nothing glamorous but very comfortable. We were greeted by a very pleasant reception who wanted to make sure we had everything we needed and was very helpful with the local sights. Breakfast was as good as the large chain ... just not all the modern ammenities and fancy furniture. We are headed back...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very clean, decent bfast buffet, staff was extremely nice, well suited for my pups. Nothing fancy, it's really not as pretty as photo shows. I have lots of family in Bardstown and I will stay again if I don't find better place to accommodate dogs.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend getaway. Great little hotel for the price. We're always looking for a cheap clean place with a great breakfast, and this was perfect. Free wifi and hot breakfast: sausage, scrambled eggs, hard boiled eggs grits, pancakes, yogurt, fruit, juice, coffee, bagels, cereal etc. They are in the process of upgrading the rooms....but didn't affect us.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I traveled with pets so my room was in a single story building near the on-site restaurant. The room was average with a cute covered porch with a table and two chairs, motel style. Free breakfast is only served until 10, but there is a good buffet next door if you miss it. This hotel is a reasonable walking distance...

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orillia ,on,canada
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Excellent location...close to the downtown area.Friendly and helpful staff. The hotel is very dated...our room was cramped,and very old. Breakfast was very good and plentiful...eggs, cereal, sausages ,muffins, bagels etc. Location is the prime asset of this hotel....serves its purpose for a short stay.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Room was clean, smelled fresh, bed was comfy. They allow dogs ($25 each very reasonable) but we left ours at home nice to know that they care about our fur babies! Staff was very friendly and helpful, breakfast was good. Can't say a bad word about this place! Will stay again!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Commonwealth, Bardstown is the site of My Old Kentucky Home - the state shrine and subject of composer Stephen Foster's legendary song. Stephen Foster-The Musical, one of the longest running outdoor musicals in the United States, plays each summer.These are only two of the dozens of attractions and festivals that make the Bardstown area a first-class tourist destination..When visiting Bardstown you'll want to call the Best Western General Nelson Inn home. Conveniently nestled between the knobs of central Kentucky, Bardstown is located 35 miles south of Louisville, about 16 miles off Highway I-65. ... more   less 

Additional Information about General Nelson Inn

Address: 411 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1496 (Formerly Best Western)
Region: United States > Kentucky > Bardstown
Price Range: $109 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — General Nelson Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bardstown
Bardstown Best Western
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“I would request a room at the back of the motel, as it is on a busy road.”
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