Jailer's Inn Bed & Breakfast
111 W. Stephen Foster Ave.
Bardstown, KY 40004

502 348-5551
800 948-5551
502 348-1241
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Iron bars on windows, 30 inch thick stone walls, and a heavy steel door slamming behind you may not sound like the typical tourist accommodation and Jailer¿s Inn is anything but typical. The historic Jailer¿s Inn, circa 1819, offers a unique and luxurious way to "do time." On spring and summer mornings, as you sip hot coffee and chat with other guests over a full breakfast in the courtyard, it¿s difficult to imagine all of the previous uses of the courtyard¿as a work yard for prisoners crushing limestone, a place to visit forlorn relatives, or even the centralized location of the Nelson County gallows.
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#4 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Bardstown
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Fabulous stay At Jailer’s Inn
"Absolutely great stay at the Jailer’s Inn. Paul the owner was very gracious, gave us a tour of the jail, served us breakfast each morning, and was frequently available for any suggestions for tours...read more"
written Jul 24, 2022 by Rgsrqfl
The best place to stay in Bardstown!
"We’ve stayed at the Jailer’s Inn multiple times (and according to the owner, Paul) that makes us “repeat offenders” since we keep landing in “jail”. The Jailer’s Inn is a wonderful experience all...read more"
written Jun 25, 2022 by reneej465
Unique Experience
"Old, old former jail with accommodations. Each room full of history and antiques. Breakfast in the courtyard was excellent and a tour of the jail followed. As we traveled with another couple, we...read more"
written May 4, 2022 by acmorini
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