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Murfreesboro, TN
Reviewed 6 February 2014

My husband and I were in the area and decided to stay at this establishment. The hotel brings back such memories from childhood when you walk in and remember your elementary school with the stairs, the lockers, the tiled floors--it is absolutely like walking back in time. The rooms are comfortable with huge windows that need to be darkened by...

Thank Annette B
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 January 2014

My wife and I recently stayed here and was very disappointed in our room, the hospitality and the overall experience. We had stayed at The Inn before and really enjoyed our visit in the spring of 2013. The staff at that time was friendly, accommodating and very helpful with any questions about local attractions we had! Something has changed in...

2Thank Johnny M
Berea, Kentucky
Reviewed 8 December 2013

My husband and I made confirmed reservations three weeks in advance for a handicap room. After driving for several hours through torrential rains and arriving after dark, my husband entered to check us in. We are in our 70's. My husband was informed they had no room available for us on the first floor and no elevators. Now we were...

4Thank plthompson44
Reviewed 24 November 2013

I strongly recommend the Benham School House Inn.... if you can find it. It is up the hill across from the Police Station and City Hall. The former school is clean and beautifully restored. The Inn is run by the local community college and has had lots of money to spend on the restoration The dining areas are exceptionally small...

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Somers, New York
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Although we were in the area for a sad occasion our stay at the Benham School House Inn gave us an opportunity to relax and enjoy some true history. The staff was very accommodating and helpful with all our needs. My wife had actually attended the school through her freshman year and was able to give a lot of information...

2Thank Ken H
Ocean City, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Thank you Sandy and staff for an awesome visit. My wife grew up in Lynch Ky and she wanted to revisit her childhood. I have to admit I was a little apprehensive about staying in a converted old school house but was pleasantly surprised. The school is wedged between (2) mountains with basically (1) road leading from Lynch to Benham,...

1Thank watsonsregency
pompano beach
Reviewed 21 September 2013

I loved my stay here. The "aura" was cool. It was clean and pretty throughout. The coal mine tour was interesting and there is a good Mexican (authentic) Mexican restaurant in Cumberland, the next town. All in all, a big "thumbs up"!

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Olive Hill, Kentucky
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We have stayed here a few times in the past and always had a good time. Our room was a little run down, hole worn in the chair etc. We really like the Benham School House Inn but if they don't get their act together, they won't stay in business. I think the clerks working at the front desk could...

1Thank Patiodadio
Taylor Texas, United States
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Thank you Sandy and Benham staff! The Inn is very charming and staying in an historic school building was so cool! The location, tri-city area is worth visiting so much history and beautiful quaint. We had a beautiful view from our bedroom. The is a coal mine tour you can take and a museum of coal mining that is worth...

1Thank Katherine V
bluegrass state
Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

Stayed here one night on our coal mining tour weekend. Went to lynch, ky where portal 31 is. The coal mine tour. Our room has 2 double beds , fireplace, bathroom w/ tub. Quaint decorations. Such a great idea to make use of an old historic building. Other towns should take note. Great price. Remember you are in the mountains,...

2Thank phislamajama

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Additional Information about Benham School House Inn

Address: 100 Central Avenue, Benham, KY 40807
Region: United States > Kentucky > Benham
Price Range: RM290 - RM401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Benham School House Hotel Benham
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Versailles, Kentucky, United States

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“The corner suite was large and nicely furnished. I recommend a room on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheree143, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Doors are heavy, so if you want to sleep ask for a room away from the bulk of other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles ladyfromthewoods, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Loved the view from my from room looking out over what was the small town of Benham.”
 of 5 bubbles GemDandies, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Might request a room with wooden floors for more character.”
 of 5 bubbles rcg50, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“No elavator so if you have a hard time with steps you will want to request first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles hallrk, 7 Feb 2014 | Read review
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