1852 Hall Place Bed & Breakfast

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


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
  • Onsite Dining4.5

1852 Hall Place Bed & Breakfast April 2016

3.4 on April 23, 2016

Very good breakfast with delicious smoothies.

Wonderful bed and breakfast

5 on March 26, 2016

This was a great bed and breakfast the kids really enjoyed The pool table

Excellent bed and breakfast!

5 on March 17, 2016

I recently stayed at Hall Place with my aunt and daughter. The rooms were very comfortable and breakfast is amazing! My uncle also stayed there, since we were celebrating a family birthday in the area, and there is a great sitting room with a pool table outside the guest rooms where we were able to sit and visit. I highly recommend this establishment.

Great B & B

5 on September 28, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay. Karin and Gary were a joy to meet and spend time with and the house is spectacular.

Corvette Caravan August 2014

5 on July 30, 2015

We stayed with Gary & Karin and their place, the 1852 Hall Place Bed and Breakfast, was awesome. Their hospitality, care, and genuineness is apparent from the moment you enter the doors. Food was wonderful. House was an antique but very interesting. Loved the stories - we will be going back many times

Anniversary Getaway

4.0 on May 07, 2015

Charming historic Bed and Breakfast. Innkeepers were very friendly and welcoming along with giving a detailed account of the history of the home and area. Room was spacious and decorated to the period however the mattress on the bed had no support. Great trip regardless of the bed. Would visit again if in the area but try a different room.

Unique & beautiful B&B

4.4 on April 29, 2015

Had a beautiful stay at 1852 Hall Place. Rich with history and decorated for the period. Gary & Karin were kind and accommodating. My only con was that there is an underlying musty smell. I understand it is an old home, full of antique furnishings and antique books. And typically I wouldn't even mention such a thing. But as a warning to those who have any type of environmental asthma, the mustiness could potentially give you a bad asthma attack as it did for me. Other then that, no complaints.

History of home and owner

3.4 on April 27, 2015

The owners of the B and B have an amazing story to share. The history of the previous owners was fascinating. But the connection of the home to the present owners is a tale not to be missed.

Better Than Expected!!

5 on March 19, 2015

This was a first for us, staying at a bed and breakfast. We were completely thrilled with the hospitality and comfort, breakfast was delicious! We loved it so much we booked an extra night that we had planned to stay elsewhere. Thank you and see you next year!!

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!!

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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

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

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

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

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Location Type

Mammoth Caves, Barren River Lake, Dale Hollow Lake, Lincoln's Birthplace/boyhood home, Nashville, Cumberland Lake, Countryside, Lakefront, 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, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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: 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!