Welcome to The 1796 Bashford Manor Inn
A Louisville, Kentucky Historic Hotel & Retreat Destination
Cynthia Cooke, Inngineer
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The Manor is a 1796 National Historic Landmark, and welcomes you to your Old Kentucky Home! In addition to hosting Abe Lincoln, our Manor was a Thoroughbred farm, home of Derby winners. The Manor is noted in numerous articles & books and honored with the 2010 Historic Preservation Award. Read more on our history page.
Bashford Manor combines delightful antique grace with modern amenities. Treat yourself to distinctive historic rooms, tranquil porches, glowing verandas. Relax & take breakfast in the formal Dining Room or the Grand Porch overlooking historic gardens.
Your country breakfast is prepared fresh to your order and supports local farmers with Kentucky/Indiana local, organic produce and fairly traded coffee.
Spacious, classic rooms feature luxurious linens and pillows, seating area, antiques, desk and a variety of bath and shower combinations. Concierge service and laundry facilities are available throughout your stay. In addition, each room has:
- wet bar with frig & microwave
- cable television & internet
- iron & hair dryer
Convenient! on private park acreage in the heart of Metro Louisville within five miles of Louisville International Airport (Standiford Field: SDF) and Churchill Downs.
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Quiet grace, convenience & the environmental sustainability of this hotel mark this treasured National Historic Landmark with Kentucky Derby fame.