In 2019, the Beaumont Inn celebrates its 100th year. Located in the heart of bourbon and horse country, the Beaumont Inn is the perfect place to kick off your bluegrass experience. Our historic bed and breakfast is located in Kentucky’s oldest town, Harrodsburg, and is within walking distance of our quaint downtown.
The Inn itself hosts a variety of modern amenities including comfortable rooms and suites, meeting rooms perfect for any conference, walking trails, summertime pool, relaxing spa, personalized bourbon tastings with Innkeeper Dixon Dedman, and three restaurants: our legendary Dining Room, lively Old Owl Tavern, and cozy Owl’s Nest Pub.
Beaumont Inn has been honored with numerous hospitality and food awards, including the prestigious James Beard Foundation America’s Class Award (the Oscars of the food world). In January 2019, the Beaumont Inn and Innkeeper Dixon Dedman were featured in The New York Times in an article celebrating Kentucky Owl Bourbon and the history of the Inn. At the end of 2018 and early 2019, the Inn’s southern food, history, and traditions were explored by Kentucky Living Magazine, Kentucky Monthly Magazine, and the Kentucky Visitor’s Guide. In April 2019, Southern Living Magazine once again named the Beaumont Inn one of the South’s best places to stay. Click here to read these articles and others about Innkeeper Dixon Dedman and the Beaumont Inn. The Inn was also featured on KET in an episode of Kentucky Life that aired in November 2019. Click here to view this KET episode.
The Beaumont Inn is also an official stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and provides tours from the Inn to the nearby distilleries. Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and Centre College are also within quick driving distance.
For reservations and questions, call 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST: 1-800-352-3992 or 859-734-3381.
More about the Inn: When staying with us you will experience the gentility and hospitality of this Southern inn, where you will discover:
- Well-appointed rooms in three historic buildings with many special packages
- Traditional Kentucky cuisine in the Main Dining Room restaurant including our famous yellow-legged fried chicken, two-year-old Kentucky cured country ham, corn pudding and cornmeal batter cakes
- Personalized bourbon tastings with Innkeeper Dixon Dedman (more on booking your tasting here)
- A park-like setting with walking trail, rocking chairs and swings for needed relaxation
- Fine wines, spirits (70+ bourbons), draft beer and casual dining in the Old Owl Tavern or the Owl’s Nest Lounge
- Hotel service and bed and breakfast charm with many amenities to enjoy (take a photo tour!)
- Boutique Spa with massage and spa treatments
- Private meeting rooms for conferences, celebrations and banquets
- Exceptional gift shop featuring many distinctive and unique items
- Many nearby attractions including Keeneland, horse farms, historic sites and bourbon distilleries. See our Kentucky Travel Guide.
Come visit with us, experience our genuine hospitality refined through five generations of innkeeping. The Beaumont Inn captures all the historic bluegrass charm any guest could be hoping to find. Whatever your vacation needs, we are delighted to be your hosts!
Dixon, Helen & Chuck Dedman
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