5-Star Service Award Winners


Recognized by the Bed & Breakfast Association of KY
Louisville, KY – The Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky recently announced its Annual Awards including 5 Star Hospitality Service Award Recipients for 2023. The Awards Program is based upon Guest Voting and qualitative reviews of over 50,000 independent B&B Guest reviews submitted to the association and review evaluations from Google, TripAdvisor, Yelp, and various online B&B Directories.

The following award winners were recognized for their 5 Star Hospitality Service to Kentucky's B&B Travelers:
Best Hospitality & Service: Market Street Inn, Jeffersonville, IN and DuPont Mansion, Louisville
Best Guest Rooms: Pillow & Paddock, LaGrange
Best for Groups & Couples Traveling Together: Bourbon Manor B&B, Bardstown
Most Family Friendly: Louisville Fleur de Lis B&B, Louisville
Best for Weddings: The Ashly Inn, Lancaster and Ashford Acres, Cynthiana
Best for Retreats: Ivy Manor B&B, Princeton
Favorite Farm Stay: Rosecrest Farm B&B, Paris
Favorite Innkeeper: Regina's Country Living B&B, Finchville
Favorite Architecture: Old Talbott Tavern, Bardstown
Best Breakfast: Lyndon House B&B, Lexington and The Denny House, Paint Lick
Favorite Themed B&B: Louisville Bourbon Inn, Louisville
Best Historic Preservation: Main Street B&B, Glasgow and Moon River B&B, Maysville

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, J Todd Allen.

Annual BBAK Conference Awards were also recently announced:
BBAK Volunteer of the Year: Michelle Thelander – Owner/Innkeeper, Pillow & Paddock, LaGrange

BBAK Region Representatives of the Year: Carol Stenbro – Owner/Innkeeper of Market Street Inn, Jeffersonville, IN and Herb Warren – Owner/Innkeeper, DuPont Mansion, Louisville

BBAK's Best New Innkeeper of the Year: Denny Dellinger – Owner/Innkeeper, Moon River B&B, Maysville

BBAK Members of the Year: Todd Allen and Tyler Horton, Bourbon Manor B&B, Bardstown

BBAK Associate Member of the Year: ResNexus, Salem, Utah

About Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky: BBAK is a professional Kentucky Innkeepers Association, comprised of over 50 inspected Bed & Breakfast Inns, Boutique Hotels, Cottages, Country Inns, Short-Tern Rentals, and Farm Stays. Only properties that are certified and agree to uphold Quality Standards can earn 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 of B&B Members ranging from classic mansion and historic Inns to quaint log cabins and rural farm settings. Each 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, Gift Certificates, and Frequent Stay Program, please visit www.kentuckybb.com or call 859.481.4403.