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Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

It was our anniversary and just wanted to get away! Beautiful old home, beautiful view of the Ohio, host totally dedicated to our comfort. We chose this historic home for our 48th year of being together as I spent a lot of my youth around Ghent, Warsaw and Carrolton, KY.. We are the oldest couple, been together the longest that... More 

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Delaware, Ohio
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

I came to the area for events at the Kentucky Speedway, but didn't want to stay with the thousands of others in town for the event. I discovered Poet's House, which is a 15 minute drive from the Speedway on relaxing, scenic roads. The property is historic, yet the individual room I rented was modern and luxurious. I wanted peace... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2012

We decided to head south for the weekend with no particular destination other than quiet. When we found Poet's House online, we were charmed by the description and photos of the faculty and grounds. It's even better in person!!! Staying in the Drucilla suite gives you the privacy and tranquility you could ask for and more! A jacuzzi tub with... More 

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Cincinnati
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Reviewed 31 March 2010

I have stayed is historic B&Bs in the past and this is one of the nice ones. I loved the view of the Ohio River. The host David was friendly and the spinach quiche he served for breakfast was delicious.

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Beautiful restored federal style home on the Ohio River. Gracious and relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 

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Address: 501 Main St.,, Ghent, KY 41045-0500
Region: United States > Kentucky > Ghent
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Price Range: €56 - €80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We were in the Drucella bedroom but the view from upstairs might be better.”
 of 5 bubbles LukeB921, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
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