Colonel's Cottage Inns and Bourbon Loft

107 East Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, Kentucky 40004
Innkeeper(s): Colonel Michael and Margaret Sue Masters
  • Introduction

    Colonel's Cottage Inn - Millstone Bardstown, Kentucky frontThe Colonel’s Cottage Inns and Bourbon Loft are private one and two bedroom accommodations located in historic Bardstown, Kentucky,

    Bardstown in 2011 was named: “America’s most beautiful small town”.

    All of our private accommodations are located downtown close to shops, restaurants and area attractions.

    The cottages and the Bourbon Loft have been completely restored and are tastefully decorated with antiques and comfortable furnishings. All of our accommodations offer romance, relaxation and above all privacy.

    When you reserve your own private cottage or the loft you will wake up to a continental breakfast stocked daily in your own private kitchen. You will have complete privacy.

    We offer daily housekeeping, gas fireplaces, luxurious linens and robes, enjoy morning coffee or an afternoon cocktail in your private courtyard.

    The cottages and loft are perfect for special occasions such as: small weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, honeymoons, girls’ getaway weekends, brides-maid dressing facility. They are perfect for a romantic retreat or accommodation when touring the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

    When you stay with us you will experience an absolutely unforgettable Kentucky experience.

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  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Margaret Sue Masters for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Because we are unique, we are moderately priced for the value.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are unique because we are the only bed and breakfast private cottages in our town. When our guests reserve our cottages they are the only ones that stay there. Privacy is what we are best known for.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    We are located in Bardstown, Kentucky and we are located in the Bourbon Capital of the World!!! and last year we were named by the Travel Channel and Rand McNally as America’s Most Beautiful Small Town.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Everyone that stays with us LOVES the fact that they feel like they were in someone’s home with PRIVACY.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    This is one of the best small towns in America. I have had customers that have MOVED here......

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Kentucky Bourbon Trail, My Old Kentucky Home State Shrine, The Stephen Foster Outdoor Musical

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    We are located in the heart of Historic Downtown Bardstown KY, within walking distance to several attractions, shops and restaurants.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Favorite Restaurant is the Kentucky Bourbon House or the Pub@Chapeze House

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    I have cottages that sleep 4 or 2 and a loft that sleeps 2.

    Do you accept pets?

    No, we are not pet friendly.

  • Chapeze House Weddings & Events

    Colonel's Cottage Inns and Bourbon Loft- CeremonyChapeze House circa 1787 our historic event mansion, hosts weddings from a simple ceremony with just the bride and groom up to a ceremony with a 100 guests. The mansion features hardwood floors, high ceilings, ornate moldings and a beautiful staircase for the bride to walk down. A formal garden is a picturesque setting for the perfect southern wedding.

    Let us cater your reception with delicious Southern cuisine, specialty cocktails and fabulous wedding cakes. When you choose Chapeze House you will truly experience Southern Hospitality as its best!Chapeze House also hosts rehearsal dinners, bridesmaids luncheons and bridal showers.

  • Bourbon Tasting and Dinner

    Colonel's Cottage Inns DinnerCome experience a truly unforgettable Kentucky evening! Sample 70 premium Kentucky Bourbon’s or choose from over 13 Bourbon Flights. Enjoy a Manhattan, Bourbon Sour, Chapezetini, or our famous Mint Julep where you can pick your own mint from our mint garden!!

    After cocktails enjoy a 5 course Bourbon infused dinner. We begin with our famous bourbon cheese, thick cut pork chops, black skillet cornbread and a bourbon dessert to die for.

    Reservations required.

  • Pub at Chapeze House

    Colonel's Cottage Inns Pub at Chapeze HouseAfter a day on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail or just touring “America’s most beautiful small town” relax and unwind at the Pub. Sample over 70 Premium Kentucky Bourbons, Specialty Cocktails, Wines, and Craft Beers. Enjoy appetizers and desserts prepared with a Kentucky flair. Hot Brown Sliders, Bourbon BBQ Shrimp, Br Bourbon Cherry Preserves over Brie, and to end on a sweet note, Bourbon Crème Brulee or Bourbon Bread Pudding.