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1852 Hall Place Bed & Breakfast

313 South Green Street , Glasgow, KY 42141 USA (Show map)
119 Reviews
$79 - $99
per night

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1852 Hall Place is located near historic downtown Glasgow. Take a step back in time; this pre-civil war home was visited by Abraham Lincoln who studied under Judge Tompkins who built the home for Theodosia Tompkins Hall and Dr. James Hall. The home was built by slaves who handcrafted each brick on site creating 16 inch walls, 6 fireplaces, and high ceilings. The Underground Railroad used a cave under the library room to move out of Glasgow to freedom. Hall Place is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Relax in the parlor, library, or billiards/game room. There are four themed rooms ALL HAVE PRIVATE BATHS, A/C and Heat, cable tv, DVD, wireless internet, and full breakfast in the morning. We are near Mammoth Cave National Park, National Corvette Museum, Barren River Lake State Park, Lincoln's birthplace, and other caves with tours.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.5

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Awesome Stay

5 on September 01, 2014

My husband and I were celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary. We had never stayed at a Bed & Breakfast. We are so glad we choose Hall Place!! The Innkeepers were super nice! We were chatting about movies, there was a movie we had not seen. They brought it to us to watch that evening. They went above and beyond. They told us the local places to eat, We stayed in the Suite Romance Room. The bed was the most comfortable bed we had slept on! The following morning, we had an amazing breakfast..fruit, bacon, scrambled eggs and Belgian waffles. While we were eating, Karen, gave us a history lesson on the house and things in Glasgow. It was very interesting! We would highly recommend Hall Place. We look forward to going back!!


3.4 on July 23, 2014

A very interesting property with a lot of history and a lot of antiques and books. Nice couple.

Hall Bed and Breakfast

4.4 on July 20, 2014

My Husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Hall Bed and Breakfast. The owners were friendly. The breakfast for both days was delicious. I would recommend this Bed and Breakfast to anyone who is passing through Glasgow.


5 on July 13, 2014

We visited Hall Place in the middle of a long cross country drive. We were looking for a relaxing, comfortable place with some history close to Mammoth Cave. We got all of that and more. Gary and Karin were wonderful hosts who immediately made you feel at home. Thank you so much for a memorable stay.

great experience

5 on June 14, 2014

The owners are very nice and they took very good care of us. We are going back to stay there again soon.

First time to stay in B&B

5 on May 30, 2014

First time to stay in a bed and breakfast and it was a wonderful experience. I fell in love with Glasgow and the people hope to return real soon. When we return i plan on staying at one of the Carroll's bed and breakfast. They are wonderful people and a pleasure to talk to.

A Great Place to Stay!

5 on May 16, 2014

First stay at a B&B and Hall Place exceeded my expectations!

Very Satisfied Two Night Stay

4.2 on May 06, 2014

This B&B is a very comfortable and charmingly decorated historic house. Karin and Gary are very personable and welcoming hosts. The historic summary Karin gives while guests dine at breakfast was most welcome and informative. The rooms are quite a value, and the location is a mere half hour from the hustle and bustle of Mammoth Cave - exactly what we were looking for. We will be more than happy to recommend the 1852 Hall Place B&B to anyone wishing to stay in the Glasgow, Kentucky area.

Great place to stay.

4.8 on May 03, 2014

Everything was great. The history behind the house was very interesting. Karin and Gary made the stay very pleasant. When in the area will stay there again.

Great Experience

5 on November 10, 2013

All positives!

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Rooms & Rates

Dr. Hall Room

Dr. Hall was the original owner of Hall Place and this large suite offers a Queen poster bed, amoire, desk, cable TV, wood fireplace, full-private bath, alarm clock/radio, ironing board and iron, hairdryer, added charms of old doctor and nursing books, wide planked wood floors and antiquities to set the tone for the theme.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Theodosia Room

Theodosia was particular in her stature this large suite offers a Queen antique Half-Teaster canopy bed, armoire, vanity, cable TV, fireplace, high ceilings, wide planked wood floors, private bath, hairdryer, ironing board and iron, alarm clock/radio, and wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Suite Romance

Warm and homey feeling in this very large suite with King bed and a full size hide-a-bed, candlelit fireplace, sitting area, desk, cable TV, full-private bath, hairdryer, ironing board and iron, alarm clock/radio, wireless internet, wood floors and antiques add to the charm of this 1852 historic home.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Suite Royse

Suite Royse is named for Caroline Royse who restored Hall Place to its former granduer, this two room suite includes antique wrought iron bed and Victorian double bed, cable TV, desk, amoire, cross-stitch and antiques charm the entire suite, full-private bathroom, hairdryer, ironing board and iron, alarm clock/radio, wireless internet, family-friendly.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

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Location Type

Mammoth Caves, Barren River Lake, Dale Hollow Lake, Lincoln's Birthplace/boyhood home, Nashville, Cumberland Lake, Countryside, Lakeside, Mountains, Small town


Nashville, TN (BNA) 92 miles

Directions to property:

Directions To: Hall Place Bed and Breakfast From Bowling Green: 65 North to Exit 43, Glasgow/Somerset 12 miles to Exit 11 31E Left To second traffic light, Right, on Green Street - 31E Business Past first traffic light, Dickison Medical Building on Left - then Hall Place drive or Glasgow Baptist Church parking with large vehicles or RV vehicles. Welcome!!

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Mammoth Cave National Park, Barren River Lake Park, National Corvette Museum & Factory Tours, Dinosaur World, Lincoln's Birthplace/boyhood home, Kentucky Action Park & Jesse James Riding Stable, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn, Homestay

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Private entrance, TV Video games, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Guntown Mountain, BeachBend Raceway, Amusement Park & SplashLagoon, South Central Barren County Cultural Museum, Jellystone Park and Waterslide/Pool, Australian Wildlife Park, KY DownUnder, Corvette Museum, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only $250 cleaning fee will be charged for smoking in the room.
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes minors/children must have adult supervision at all times
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Holiday weekends, two day minimum
  • Deposit Amount Required: All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card, first night paid for to confirm the reservation, no refunds. Specials, entire stay is charged at time of booking, no refunds.
  • Cancellations: First night paid for to confirm the reservation, no refunds. Specials, entire stay is charged at time of booking, no refunds. If cancelling the reservation, must cancel within 14 days prior to booking day of arrival, excluding the first night or specials. An additional $50.00 cancellation fee will be charged. Special rate or no show is charged the full amount.



Karin and Gary Carroll

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

serving others, creating memorable experiences, working in the garden, quilting, cooking, historic preservation, antiqueing, family and friends, and geneology.

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  • Time Served: flexible, usually 8:30 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

High Tea
House salad or daily soup, assorted tea sandwiches, fresh fruit, beverage, scones with cream and jam!



Hot Deal

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Regular Rate: $99 now $79 (20% Savings:)

It May be chilly outside but inside is cozy! The Mammoth Caves National Park is always 53 degrees and that is warm this time of year! Christmas tree is up and all that is missing is you and yours! Call for reservations! Karin & Gary Carroll 270-651-3176

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313 South Green Street , Glasgow, KY 42141 USA (Show map)

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