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Essence of the Bluegrass

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Room & Suite (7)
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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Essence of the Bluegrass, located in Lexington, KY provides the perfect accommodations for your visit to the bluegrass region of Central Kentucky. Enjoy the height of sophisticated comfort and friendly service as you lounge in the main family room, with its 25 foot ceilings and stone fireplace, or rest in serene privacy in one of four spacious rooms. Five minutes away from the The Kentucky Horse Park and fifteen from downtown Lexington and Keeneland, your stay will be the best of the Bluegrass.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Great View
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Our night was amazing. Keith and Jackie are amazing hosts. They are friendly, talkative, and open. If you are looking for a place that feels like you are visiting old friends this is it. They took us out to meet the horses. We sipped on bourbon and talked throughout the evening
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We couldn't be more thrilled with our stay at the Essence. It was much grander than the pictures depicted. The Vineyard room was perfect for us, private and had everything we needed. We were in town for a horse event at the Kentucky Horse Park and the location of the house
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We spent one night here on road trip. Room was very clean, comfortable and lovely. Host was warm, friendly and professional. Location in the middle of miles and miles of horse breeding farms. Very peaceful. Beautiful area - Lexington fairly close.
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We stayed four nights and couldn't have been more pleased. Relaxing environment, gracious hospitality and absolutely beautiful home. We didn't stay in the "master", but because it wasn't occupied when we were there, we were able to check it out. If you want to experience the
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My girlfriend and I spent a long weekend in their fancy suite and the sheer size was impressive. I've never stayed in a room with that much square footage before. The closet could have been a room all by itself. Staff was great and friendly. If I had to nit pick the carpet in
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The bathroom at the Bourbon room
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The Kitchen
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The Bourbon Room
"We stayed in larger suite, Keeneland Room, which was quiet and looked west for sunsets and true view of KY farmland."
"Just spend the extra $$$ and get the suite. It's worth it."
"downstairs room best deal though need to keep blinds closed for privacy"
"The room on the first floor is pet-friendly with its own entrance."
"All rooms have nice views - the "suite" is VERY large and luxurious (altho we didn't stay in it). ."
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