Classic Kentucky charm Warm, authentic hospitality In the heart of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail 3-course, bourbon-infused breakfasts Nightly "Sips & Sweets" Happy Hour Cozy, inviting spaces Passionate owner/innkeepers A bourbon lover's dream

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Welcome To Chateau Bourbon

Specializing in comfort with a splash of bourbon

Experience Kentucky's #1 Rated Bed & Breakfast

The perfect choice for travelers seeking upscale accommodations in a down-home atmosphere. Located in the heart of Norton Commons, Louisville’s most unique and vibrant walkable community, you can ‘park & walk’ during your stay with everything you need just beyond our doorstep. And just 10 miles from downtown Louisville, you’re only minutes from everything the big city has to offer.

At Chateau Bourbon you can expect genuine hospitality, impeccable attention to detail and down-home southern charm. Taking standards from traditional 5-star hotels and adding our personal touches, Chateau Bourbon delivers an unforgettable guest experience you won’t find at your typical hotel/motel. Our grand home provides an elegant setting for our fun, welcoming atmosphere. Leave your stuffiness at the door and let us show you what southern hospitality is all about. With a cocktail in hand, come sit on our porch and let your worries fall by the wayside. 

 “Comfort with a splash of bourbon”

Whether you’re a bourbon newbie or a self-proclaimed bourbon nerd, we’ve got the experience you’re looking for. Let us share our passion for "America's native spirit" with you. Whether it’s discussing the distilling process, recommending a cocktail recipe, or sharing a tasting book, you’ll enrich your knowledge by experiencing the tradition of Kentucky bourbon like a local.

Bourbon Blog

Visiting Louisville this summer? You're in LUCK! Kentucky is certainly all about the BOURBON, but there's so much more to offer - music, culture, art, beer, and pride collide this summer in Louisville with dozens of concerts, festivals and events planned in Bourbon City. Here are some of the area's biggest and most anticipated events for 2022.

In Louisville, we turn the "Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" into a month-long celebration of special events, distinct culinary traditions, and of course... Bourbon. In fact, the city celebrates the iconic Derby cocktail for 30 entire days with Mint Julep Month every...

Lucky for us locals, many Louisville restaurants could be considered full-on whiskey bars in most cities with at least 20 different varieties behind the bar - but in Bourbon City, it takes at least 60 to be part of the popular Urban Bourbon Trail®. Add to that the several distilleries that are now...

The sun is shining, bourbon is calling, and we get it - you want to go out and explore the numerous whiskey distilleries peppered across our beautiful state of Kentucky. After booking your visit here at Chateau Bourbon, you'll want to hit the ground running in planning all the fun. Due to continued COVID restrictions, here's what you should...


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Awards & Reviews

Best of Prospect Best of Prospect 2017-2018
Best of Prospect 2016
Bourbon Review USA Today Readers Choice Award
Trip Advisor 2020 travelers' choice award Trip Advisor 2021 travelers' choice award
TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2018


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We are a 100% chemical-free and allergen-free property. We use all-natural, eco-friendly cleaning mixtures primarily consisting of water and ingredients such as vinegar and baking soda. We also use Norwex cleaning products throughout the inn. The global mission of Norwex is to “Improve quality of life by radically reducing the number of chemicals in the home.”