Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center

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Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished
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Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished
Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center

Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center

3.5 star property

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
270 E. Prong Road, Richmond, KY, 40475

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKentucky River Museum12 min drive
  • Popular LocationFort Boonesborough State Park12 min drive
  • Popular LocationWhite Hall State Historic Site16 min drive
  • AirportLexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass)43 min drive

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About this area


Located in Richmond, Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center is in a rural area. Kentucky River Museum and Richmond Area Arts Center are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Fort Boonesborough State Park and White Hall State Historic Site. Hummel Planetarium and Paradise Cove Aquatic Center are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Kentucky River Museum - 12 min drive
  • Fort Boonesborough State Park - 12 min drive
  • White Hall State Historic Site - 16 min drive
  • Richmond Area Arts Center - 16 min drive
  • Paradise Cove Aquatic Center - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass) - 43 min drive

About this property

Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center

3.5-star guestrooms with balconies or patios and deep soaking bathtubs
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features coffee/tea in a common area, conference space and a library. Free full breakfast and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and a picnic area are on-site. All 3 individually decorated rooms feature private yards and balconies or patios. Deep-soaking baths, Egyptian cotton sheets and ceiling fans are among the other amenities available to guests. Housekeeping is available on request.
Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center offers 3 air-conditioned accommodations with an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath and hairdryers. Housekeeping is provided on request.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking


  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space
  • A meeting room


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Massages


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating


  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Towels

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio
  • Garden


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 9 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 25.00


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: USD 25.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests should be aware that cats and dogs reside at this property.

We should mention

Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

Blue Heron B&B Retreat Center Richmond
Blue Heron B&B Retreat Center
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Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center Richmond
Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center Bed & breakfast
Blue Heron B&B and Retreat Center Bed & breakfast Richmond

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 6 out of 8 reviews
5 - Excellent 75%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 8 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 8 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 8 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 8 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best place ever
Amazing place to stay
Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The Blue Heron B&B!!
Excellent stay, we will be back!! Very secluded, peaceful and relaxing. Exceptional hospitality and they did their best to accommodate my dairy allergy.
The Blue Heron
The grounds
A friendly goat!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019