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5-Star Service Award Winners

TOP B&Bs IN KENTUCKY RECOGNIZED
BY THE BED & BREAKFAST ASSOCIATION OF KENUTCKY
5 STAR SERVICE AWARDS
November 30, 2018 Contact: Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky 1347 S. Third St., Louisville, KY 40208 1.888.281.8188 502.268.7266 www.kentuckybb.com info@kentuckybb.com
TOP B&Bs IN KENTUCKY RECOGNIZED BY THE BED & BREAKFAST ASSOCIATION OF KENTUCKY 5 STAR HOSPITALITY SERVICE AWARDS
Louisville, KY – The Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky has announced its 5 Star Hospitality Service Award Recipients for 2018. The Awards Program is based upon Guest Voting and qualitative reviews of nearly 50,000 independent B&B Guest reviews submitted to the association and review evaluations from TripAdvisor.
The following award winners were recognized for their 5 Star Hospitality Service to Kentucky's B&B Travelers:
Best Specials & Packages: Halcomb's Knob B&B, Paint Lick Best Guest Rooms: A Storybook Inn, Versailles Best Furnishings: Old Louisville Fleur de Lis B&B, Louisville Best for Weddings: Southern Grace, Brandenburg and Ashford Acres, Cynthiana Best for Retreats: Blue Heron Retreat Center and B&B, Richmond Favorite Farm Stay: Halcomb's Knob, Paint Lick and Rosecrest Farm B&B, Paris Best Historic Preservation: Historic Scottwood, Midway and DuPont Mansion, Louisville Best Hospitality & Service: Lyndon House B&B, Lexington Favorite Innkeepers: The Denny House, Paint Lick and Harmony House, Irvine Favorite Architecture: The Ruin B&B, Versailles and Christopher's B&B, Bellevue Most Family Friendly: Country Girl at Heart Farm, Munfordville Best for Girlfriend Getaways: Snug Hollow B&B, Irvine and First Farm Inn, Petersburg Best Grounds & Gardens: Bluegrass Country Estate, La Grange Best B&B for Business Travelers: The Bennett House, Richmond Best Breakfast: Bourbon Manor, Bardstown Most Romantic: Maple Hill Manor, Springfield Favorite Themed B&B: Bourbon Manor, Bardstown and Louisville Bourbon Inn, Louisville
Travel Reviews are the most important factor when choosing a B&B. In fact, according to a recent industry survey, 96% of consumers consider reviews to be somewhere between important and essential when selecting a place to stay, and 12% will not make a reservation at a lodging property without them. "We're delighted to recognize these distinguished B&B Members, which represent the finest B&Bs in Kentucky based on Travelers Reviews" explained Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky Board President, Deborah Messenger.
Annual BBAK Conference Awards were also recently announced: BBAK President's Award: Todd Allen – Owner/Innkeeper, Maple Hill Manor in Springfield and Bourbon Manor in Bardstown, Rita Smart – Owner/Innkeeper, The Bennett House B&B in Richmond, Ron Wallace – Owner/Innkeeper, The Ruin B&B in Versailles, and Brenda Guidugli – Owner/Innkeeper, Christopher's B&B in Bellevue.
BBAK Region Representatives of the Year: Jen Warner – Owner/Innkeeper, First Farm Inn in Petersburg and Anton Giovanetto – Owner/Innkeeper, Lyndon House B&B in Lexington.
BBAK's Best New Innkeepers of the Year: Sharon & John Dills - Owners/Innkeepers, Old Louisville Fleur de Lis B&B in Louisville.
BBAK Green Lodging Innkeeper of the Year: Jen Warner – Owner/Innkeeper, First Farm Inn in Petersburg.
BBAK's Marketeer of the Year: Todd Allen – Owner/Innkeeper, Maple Hill Manor in Springfield and Bourbon Manor in Bardstown.
BBAK's Frequent Stay Program Redemption Award: Deborah Messenger – Owner/Innkeeper, Halcomb's Knob B&B, Paint Lick
About Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky: BBAK is a professional Kentucky innkeepers association, comprised of nearly 75 inspected bed & breakfast inns, boutique hotels, cottages, country inns, and farm stays. Only properties that are certified and uphold quality standards can earn the distinction of membership. Members therefore represent the very best in personalized, quality accommodations in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
We strive to be the best at what we do, individually and as a group. We work together to educate, promote, and support efforts for the advancement of our profession. Travelers are assured of a high-quality experience when staying with association members ranging from classic mansion and historic inns to quaint log cabins and rural farm settings.
Each member destination welcomes you to relax and enjoy their quality accommodations, culinary creations, and distinctive amenities. For a "Better Way to Stay," plan to visit a Kentucky Bed & Breakfast.
To find out more about the Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky, its members, specials, discount offers, and favorite recipes, please visit www.kentuckybb.com or call 1.888.281.8188 or 502.268.7266