Louisville's Premier Bourbon-Themed Bed & Breakfast

Ready to kick your Kentucky adventure up a notch? Our award-winning Bed & Breakfast in Louisville pours some serious southern charm with a bourbon twist. Start your day off in high ‘spirits’ with our bourbon-infused breakfast and cap it off a craft cocktail at our nightly happy hour. Whether you’re a whiskey connoisseur or a bourbon beginner, our B&B promises a unique and unforgettable getaway. Cheers!

Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers Missy and John from Bourbon Chateau

Welcome, Y'all!

Looking for the perfect home base for your Kentucky adventure? Welcome to Chateau Bourbon! Located in the heart of Norton Commons, Louisville’s picturesque, walkable ‘new urbanist’ community, where you can enjoy a variety of local dining and shopping on foot. And just 12 miles from downtown Louisville, Kentucky, you’re only minutes from everything the big city has to offer – including all things Bourbon! Enjoy our fab food & cocktails, plush suites, and heartfelt hospitality. Come as guests, leave as friends!

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Missy & John Hillock, Owner/Innkeepers

Guest Suites

During your visit, you can expect impeccable attention to detail mixed with loads of southern charm. Taking standards from traditional 5-star hotels and adding our personal touches, Chateau Bourbon delivers an unforgettable guest experience. We strive to provide an upscale yet cozy setting and a fun, welcoming atmosphere. With a cocktail in hand, come sit on our porch and let your worries fall by the wayside.

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Kentucky Bourbon

Bourbon can be ‘whiskey business’ – ok, that’s our best dad joke – but we’re here to help! Whether you’re just starting out or consider yourself a pro, we’re happy to share our knowledge and passion as you explore the world of Kentucky bourbon. Want to know those insider secrets like the up-and-coming craft brands to visit? Need a special cocktail recipe to wow your friends back home? As Executive Bourbon Stewards and Certified Tourism Ambassadors, we’ll pass the rich tradition of American’s native spirit onto you.

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I don't think I can pen a worthy enough review for this Experience. You get the beauty of an immaculate, magazine-worthy home; the comfort of homemade, award-worthy breakfasts, treats and cocktails, all while being hosted by friend/family-worthy inn keeper extraordinaires. Missy and John are truly knowledgeable and experienced with the bourbon culture, keeping current and sharing what they know. This certainly contributed to the bourbon bounty we brought home. Fantastic community. Loved our stay and plan to return!


Bourbon Tours & Tastings

Looking to make the most of your trip and add to your bourbon bounty? Whether it’s Louisville, Bardstown, or Frankfort, we’ve got you covered. As longtime bourbon drinkers, we’ve formed connections to numerous distilleries across the state – each with their own unique offerings – and make it a point to stay up to speed in the industry. Our Guest App, available upon booking, makes planning your trip a breeze. It’s filled with all you’ll need including our personal recommendations and pro tips.

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Louisville, Kentucky – also known as Bourbon City – is an amazing place with so much to see and its own flavor of ‘Southern’. With a booming bourbon renaissance, iconic attractions, and a renowned culinary scene, Louisville is consistently rated as one of the country’s best cities to visit. Our unparalleled bourbon scene includes the official starting point of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, the Urban Bourbon Trail, 14 distillery experiences, and the world’s largest bourbon bar. Add in the majesty of thoroughbred horse country and iconic Churchill Downs and you’re fully immersed in Kentucky culture.


Start your day off right with our 3-course southern breakfast. Every dish is prepared from scratch and made with fresh, local ingredients. And it would not be a stay at Chateau Bourbon if we did not infuse some dishes with bourbon. From our drunken cherries to our buttered bourbon maple syrup, you’ll soon see why breakfast is the highlight of everyone’s stay!

We take pride in bringing a unique and delicious twist to the traditional breakfast experience. You’ll leave feeling ready to conquer the day…and sip some whiskey!

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Select Registry

Having passed the most comprehensive quality inspection in the industry, Chateau Bourbon is honored to have attained national recognition and membership within Select Registry’s Distinguished Inns of North America. Awarded only to independent, boutique properties that deliver a level of personalized service and experience not found at hotel chains, all properties that carry the Select Registry brand share a passion for exceptional hospitality and an appreciation for local culture. As a traveler, you can rest assured you’re visiting only the highest-quality properties, and you can earn rewards toward future visits with every booking! Learn more about Select Rewards here.

Happiest of birthdays to John, who is finally dressing like a local on our current Scottish adventure! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🥳
We’re off to Scotland for our much anticipated 15-day adventure! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏰🥃 And yes, there will be whisky drinking - CHEERS! 🎉
Love us some @kyartisandistillery @jeffersonsbourbon @wrbourbon 🥃🎉🦈⛴️
Thanks to @kybourbon for sharing this amazing way to use our famous homemade ice cream in a cocktail 🍨🥃 Celebrating #NationalIceCreamDay with a delicious twist! Indulge in a bowl of @ChateauBourbon No-Churn Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream topped with the delightful richness of @michterswhiskey Affogato. Satisfy your sweet tooth with this perfect bourbon-infused treat! 🎉🍦

No-Churn Bourbon Vanilla Ice cream Recipe
2 cups (1 pint) Heavy Cream
14 oz. can Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 Tbsp Bourbon (use your favorite!)

In a stand mixer (or large bowl with hand mixer), beat heavy cream until stiff peaks form (about 3-4 minutes).
In a second bowl, pour the sweetened condensed milk, bourbon, and vanilla and stir.
Pour the liquid mixture into the bowl of whipped cream and fold together using a rubber spatula until well-blended.
Pour the mixture into a 9 inch square metal pan and place into the freezer. Ice cream will be ready in 5-6 hours.

When finished, top with wax paper to prevent freezer burn. Ice cream will keep up to a week in the freezer. Enjoy!

Michter's Affogato Recipe
2oz Michter’s US*1 Bourbon
2oz espresso or coffee, chilled

📸 by @michterswhiskey

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