1.The Ashley Inn – 1 hour 45 minutes from Louisville
The Ashley Inn at Meadow Lake Equestrian Center in Lancaster is a romantic country getaway for couples offering six elegant guest rooms with private baths and a wonderful view of the equestrian center. The Inn is surrounded by 130 acres of property, where horses can be seen roaming.The Inn also has a large pavilion for gatherings, a wedding venue, and a lake. Continental breakfast is offered to guests in the morning. For other meals, there are restaurants nearby, including Bluegrass Pizza, the Chimney Rock Marina Restaurant, and Melton’s Deli. Nearby entertainment includes KY Wine Tours, a bowling alley, the Marksbury Farm Market, and the Meadow Lake Equestrian Center.
2.The Campbell House – 1 hour 20 minutes
The Campbell House in Lexington is an antebellum-style hotel that offers more than enough room for guests and large groups, with 18,000 square feet of function space. The hotel has 250 guest rooms, with each featuring their own unique ambience. The luxurious rooms offer elegant furnishings, plush fabrics, high-speed Wi-Fi, a coffee maker, and a private bath with a curved shower.
Both a fitness center and indoor pool are available for guests to enjoy. For a more relaxing atmosphere, seating is available in the Campbell House lobby or head over to Bogart’s Lounge to enjoy a drink, karaoke, and live entertainment. Kilbern’s Restaurant offers an enjoyable dining experience with a modern flair on a taste of Lexington history. The restaurant has local southern flavor food with both a breakfast and lunch menu. Nearby, visitors can go to the Keeneland Race Track, The Arboretum, Woodford Reserve Bourbon Distillery, the Kentucky Horse Park, or the Rupp Arena. If you are looking for places to stay in Kentucky with plenty to do nearby, this property is a great choice.
3. Hotel Covington – 1 hour 20 minutes from Louisville
Booking the “Tailored Experience” of Hotel Covington starts with a representative from Philippe Haas Bespoke Tailoring welcoming you to the hotel. The same representative will assist in tailoring two custom dress shirts, snazzy pocket squares or ties, and a custom blazer for you. Get measured (no less than 37 measurements will be taken), pick out your preferred fabric, lining, and buttons, then enjoy a great snack and a crafted cocktail while the tailor gets to work. Hotel Covington guarantees a luxurious and ultra-lush stay at one of their opulently designed suites with many relaxing amenities to experience.
4. A Storybook Inn – 1 hour driving time from Louisville
At over 10,000 square feet, A Storybook Inn in Versailles offers a relaxing Old South getaway for guests. There are four themed suites to choose from, all of which offer a slightly different decorating style. The rooms offer lovely baths, fireplaces, walk in closets, and mini-refrigerators. Guests can also stay in the 2,000 square foot Southern Living Guesthouse with 3.5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths.
The Inn offers a 50-foot glass conservatory, a formal living room, a long dining room, and a restored stone pond. Guests can explore the many rooms and buildings that the landscaped property has to offer. While the Inn offers a delightful breakfast, there are nearby restaurants to go to for the other meals of the day. Wineries, scenic museums, the Eric Johnson Gallery, a sculpture garden, and horseback riding can all be found near this beautiful Inn.
5. Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa – 1 hour 20 minutes
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spain Bluegrass Country is a stylish getaway with a scenic golf course, a luxurious spa and elegant dining. The spacious rooms provide rolling hill landscapes for guests to enjoy as they relax. Within the rooms, guests can find desks with high-speed internet access, thick mattresses, soft linens, and LCD TVs for their comfort. The Spa at Griffin Gate offers a range of relaxing treatments, from body scrubs and wraps to facials and massages. If you are looking for resorts near Louisville, KY with many activities to choose from, Griffin Gate has a fitness center, which has both an indoor and outdoor pool, a tennis court, free weights, treadmills, and cardio equipment. The JW’s Lounge offers a nice atmosphere to sip cocktails, enjoy a Kentucky bourbon, and have lunch. For a more formal dining experience, the JW’s Steakhouse offers angus steaks and a selection of classic wines.
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