Located about a 10-minute drive from Louisville International Airport (SDF) just off Interstate 64, the Breckinridge Inn is geared towards car or air travellers who require a well-priced hotel with a free breakfast, a free airport shuttle and easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's non-smoking and air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are permitted for $25 per pet, per stay.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, a hot tub, fitness facilities, a tennis court, massage services, meeting/banquet facilities, a lounge, a barber, laundry services, free parking and a free continental breakfast. A free round-trip airport shuttle is also offered (please contact the hotel for details).
Downtown Louisville is roughly a 17-minute drive away, while Churchill Downs can be found 15 minutes away by car. Village Shopping Center is a 4-minute drive from the hotel and Kentucky Exposition Center is a 14-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $25/pet/stay, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 7, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, value, rooms and location.
The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers, who found them to be professional, attentive and friendly. One guest remarked, "On one day of my stay I was in my room with a migraine. The house cleaning staff came in and checked on me twice and were very quiet as they cleaned the room. Every request I made was honored and done with a smile".
Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's value. They described the rates as reasonable, excellent, low and fair, and also cited the free breakfast and free airport shuttle as contributing to the hotel's overall worth.
Several guests enjoyed the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, spacious and well maintained, with comfortable beds and pillows. A few guests had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below for more details).
The hotel's location was praised by several patrons. They described it as easy to find, safe and serene, as well as close to highway access, downtown Louisville, restaurants, public transit and the airport.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the breakfast and the rooms.
Some reviewers were disappointed with the hotel's breakfast, which they described as limited and average, with a lack of meat, gluten-free or healthy options. A few guests also reported items were not replenished in a timely manner, and that styrofoam and plastic were used, which they found to be environmentally unfriendly.
Although the majority of lodgers were pleased with their clan and comfortable rooms, a few guests had complaints. They reported no in-room mini-fridges, dated decor, small bathrooms, musty odours, spotty Wi-Fi and some hallway noise.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with a 90% recommendation rate from 1,750 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 173 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #52 of 96 Louisville hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 154 reviews.
The author called the hotel on October 7, 2013 to verify some information.