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About The Inn

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Colonel Michael and Margaret Sue Masters welcome you to the Colonel’s Cottage Inns located in downtown historic Bardstown. The Colonel and Margaret Sue are the proprietors of Colonel’s Cottage Inns.


There are four Cottages—

  • Pioneer Park Cottage circa 1880 - Two bedroom, two bath

  • Millstone Cottage circa 1880 - Two bedroom, one bath

  • John Fitch Cottage circa 1830 - One bedroom, one bath

  • Bourbon Cottage circa 1903  - Two bedroom, one bath

They also own the Kentucky Bourbon House, a boutique hotel located in on the court square in downtown historic Bardstown.

  • Bourbon Loft - One bedroom, one bath private suite located upstairs

  • Chapeze Suite - One bedroom, one bath private suite located downstairs


All of our private accommodations are located downtown within walking distance to shops, restaurants and area attractions, bars and nightlife. 


We offer luxurious linens and towels. Enjoy our coffee bar with our famous Bourbon Coffee along with a welcome snack basket.


Colonel's Cottages Inns offer beautiful, historic accommodations in downtown Bardstown.

While staying at the Cottages and Suites, we hope you will experience our hospitality Kentucky Style!

Welcome to Colonel's Cottage Inns.

We are thrilled to have you as our guest.

See your host in Action

The Colonel and Margaret Sue host

the Thirsty Traveler

on the Fine Living Channel

The Colonel Host Paula Dean 

on the Food Network

The Colonel and Margerette Sue

Have Been Featured On: 


Food Network with Paula Dean

Travel Channel with Taste of America

Travel Channel with The Thirsty Traveler

Travel Channel - The Colonel Making a Mint Julep

Travel Channel with Our Bartender Rosemary

Colonel Michael Masters,

"Kentucky Bourbon Master"

The Colonel Tastes Bourbon

The Kentucky Way

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