Included in each guest stay is an INCREDIBLE opportunity to learn about the Samuels legacy directly from the family themselves. Call and speak with our Guest Manager, Missy Hillock, for all the details. Missy is a 9-year hospitality and industry expert – not to mention a 25-year bourbon drinker. She can provide details on this and other VIP experiences, making your stay one you’ll remember for a lifetime.


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The Samuels House In the Media

The Samuels House is garnering a lot of media buzz - check it out! 

The Samuels House In the Media
Bourbon legacy: Maker’s Mark founders restoring, opening family home to visitors

The Samuels family, founders of Maker’s Mark bourbon, recently purchased their old family home -- a building full of bourbon-making history that has also been a doctor’s office, a general store and the alleged “actual” site of the end of the Civil War (more on that later).

Bourbon Legends: These Kentucky Inns Offer a Taste of History

Bourbon lovers never seem to get enough of Kentucky’s signature beverage. Not only do they want to drink it, but also eat and now, sleep it. First, it was restaurants that made bourbon an essential part of cooking, and now it appears that bourbon also makes for a good night’s sleep.

First Look: The Samuels House

If you love Bourbon history, there’s a new place to stay the night in Bardstown, Kentucky that is steeped in it.

Gangsters & bourbon: How Maker's Mark turned its family home into a tourist destination

What do you do if you grow up in a family legendary for its hospitality, where stories of family ties to the Jesse James gang flow like bourbon? If you’re eighth-generation whiskey maker Rob Samuels of Maker’s Mark Distillery, well, you buy the 200-year-old family home and fling open the doors to bourbon tourists.

Hotels We Love: The Samuels House Is A Trip Through Kentucky And Bourbon History

A comprehensive look at the Samuels House history, property and amenities, and surrounding neighborhoods. The home receives high marks for the bed, sex appeal and instagrammability, before Zach concludes that, “It’s always time to drink bourbon and dig into its history.”  The article also includes several beautiful photos of the home, amenities and setting within the story, as well as a photo collage at the end.

Rent the Maker's Mark Family's Historic Kentucky Home

Love a nice glass of bourbon? Now is your chance to stay in the home where the Kentucky's best bourbon was born.

Sweet Amber Dreams - 7 Places in Kentucky to Eat, Sleep, and Drink Bourbon

Who knows more about bourbon than the Samuels family? Visitors to Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto learn their contribution to the industry, but guests who check into The Samuels House get a more up close and personal bourbon experience. The Federal-style house dates from 1820 when it was built by John Samuels whose father Robert made whiskey for George Washington’s troops during the Revolutionary War. The house was the site of the surrender of the last armed guerilla group following the Civil War. That group, which included future outlaw Frank James, surrendered to Sheriff T. W. Samuels – yes, a family member.

The Maker's Mark Family Home Is A Bourbon Lover's Dream Rental

Several important factors should be considered when booking a vacation rental, and you can now add iconic bourbon bar to the list!

The Samuels House - Spend a Night at the (Bourbon) Museum.

A trip to Kentucky to visit Maker’s Mark and other distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® just got even more enticing with your chance to live inside Kentucky bourbon history dating back to 1820.

The ultimate bourbon sleepover

The Samuels House is a bourbon museum brought to you by bourbon Makers

Unbelievable New but Old Destination Soon Opening in Bourbon Country

Like the bottle’s iconic red dripping wax, the Samuels family name drips heavily with both distilling and American history going back 200 years (and change).

You Can Now Stay in the Original Kentucky Home of the Maker’s Mark Family

Want to know how one family's roots started with the Revolutionary War and ended with a whisky dipped in red wax? Plan a visit to the Samuels House.

You Can Rent the Maker's Mark Family's Historic Kentucky Home — and It Comes With an Epic Bourbon Bar

For the first time EVER, you can stay in a piece of Maker's Mark history!

You Can Stay at the Maker's Mark Family's Actual House & It Comes with a Fully Stocked Bar

When you're in Kentucky, you have to do as the Kentuckians do - and immersing yourself in bourbon is an absolute must. With a stay at the Samuels House, you'll live like a bourbon icon.

Maker’s Mark and a Historical Tie to the James Gang

Bill Samuels, former president of Maker's Mark, has a .36-caliber 1851 Navy Colt cap-and-ball revolver that belonged to Frank James, brother of Jesse James.

Kentucky Historic Federal Home

A historic homestead has original paint decoration and a story to tell.

Historical Abode in Kentucky’s Bourbon Country Has Stories to Tell

The Samuels Home in what is now Coxs Creek, Ky., is one of the birthplaces of bourbon – and the original home of the family that would one day create Maker’s Mark.