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Discover a Little Slice of Heaven Nestled In The Rolling Hills of Kentucky

Timelessly Serene. Exquisitely Luxurious. Surprisingly Convenient.

Nestled in the rolling green hills of northern Kentucky is Willis Graves Bed & Breakfast, an award-winning oasis of luxury and comfort in a classic American setting. Known for timeless serenity, exquisite luxury, and our surprisingly convenient location, we’ve been attracting discerning guests from far and wide since 1994. 

We are only four miles from the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport. And, we’re just minutes from area venues such as The Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum. Willis Graves is a unique country getaway that’s surprisingly close to everything.

A stay at Willis Graves is pure delight beginning to end, and we love to share it. If you’ll be in our area to visit a local attraction, want to be pampered for a luxurious long, restful weekend, or desire a better-than-a-hotel room near the airport, we invite you to stay at our bed and breakfast. It’s an experience you’ll never forget.

  • Rated 5.0 Excellent on TripAdvisor
  • An easy drive from The Ark Encounter
  • Only minutes from the Creation Museum
  • Four miles from Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport

The World Doesn’t Revolve Around You... Except When You’re Here.

The Rooms

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Mr. and Mrs. Graves' Suite

The showpiece of The Federal Home, Mr. and Mrs. Graves’ Suite is the largest on the property. Enter through a private entrance you’re surrounded by exquisite period furnishings that evoke the atmosphere of a less complicated era. Modern amenities guarantee you’re cozy, comfortable, and connected when you need to be.

Thomas’ Suite

The charming Thomas’ Suite is reached by its own staircase and encompasses the entire second floor of our 1830s Federal House. It’s perfect for guests who love to have a bedroom and a separate living space. Sun-drenched, adorned with luxurious furnishings, and utterly private, the Thomas Suite beckons you…

Log cabin bedroom

Upstairs Suite in the Log Cabin

A private entrance leads to a romantic suite that artfully combines historic architecture and modern luxury. The vaulted wood ceiling and thick log walls enclose a plush king-size bed and period furnishings that evoke the charm of yesteryear.

Log cabin bedroom with fireplace

Downstairs Suite in the Log Cabin

This spacious hideaway on the first floor of the log cabin features a working gas fireplace, king-size bed, and private deck where you can enjoy our spectacular setting. The furnishings are shaped by regional influences and authentic American design.

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Garden Cottage Suite

If total privacy is what you crave, The Garden Cottage is perfect for you because you have the entire cottage. Appointed with traditional garden-themed art and accessories, it is delightfully bright and cheery. It’s a precious little oasis to unwind and just dream.  Private entrance and porch

Taste of Home Best Bed & Breakfast

Willis Graves is known for its excellent hospitality, it also has a delicious menu. Come breakfast, you can feast on an array of mouthwatering treats, including crème brûlée French toast and lemon waffles.

Voted Top 25 by Bed&Breakfast.com in 2017 & Number 1 Bed & Breakfast in Kentucky

Taste of Home Best Bed & Breakfast in Kentucky 2018, 2020

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Hear What Our Guests Have to Say

TESTIMONIALS
5/5

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying here recently and it was awesome. We are not cabin folks, by any means, but the place had all the charm of a cabin with just the right amount of modern creature comforts for city-dwellers like us. The owner, Jennifer, made it more like visiting family you like and actually want to visit more than a business. She was thoughtful, made great recommendations, spent time us just chatting, and man, can she cook! The breakfasts were 5-star. 

Kevin 

Google

5/5

Willis Graves was an excellent B & B for a quiet getaway weekend. Only 20 minutes from Cincinnatti, it’s easy to get to and still feels like you’re far away from the hustle and bustle of the day-to-day. We stayed in the ‘Mr. and Mrs. Graves’ Suite’ which included a spacious sitting room and a two-person hot tub in the bathroom. It was cozy and comfortable, with lots of attention to detail and small amenities that gave a feeling of luxury (welcome cookies, s’mores kit and a fire pit, a fireplace in the room …) We will definitely be back! 

Kathleen 

TripAdvisor

5/5

My husband, daughter and I make a trip to northern Kentucky every year in May to visit family, and it is always a pleasure to stay at the Willis Graves Bed and Breakfast. My husband and I delight in staying at the downstairs suite of the charming Log Cabin, while our adult daughter stays in the comfortable Catherine’s Room of the main house. The atmosphere is quiet and restful, the innkeeper Jennifer and her staff are cheerful and attentive, and the breakfast ( and the treats deliverd daily by the housekeeper) are gourmet delights! We’ll be back again (and again!)

Carla 

Google

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Serene Luxury in a Timeless Setting at the Best Bed and Breakfast in Kentucky

Northern Kentucky offers some of the most peaceful beauty you’ll find in the United States. Steeped in history and with all of the luxuries that you both deserve and demand, Willis Graves is the best bed and breakfast in Kentucky where you will enjoy service like you’ve never experienced before, in a setting like no other.

Tradition, a passion for service, and unforgettable moments are waiting for you at our luxury bed and breakfast in Kentucky.

If you’ve been looking for a bed and breakfast in Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky, you’ve found the perfect place.

Accommodations with a Personal Touch at our Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Kentucky

Exclusive accommodations will make any getaway special, whether it’s a romantic weekend or a honeymoon steeped in history at our luxury bed and breakfast in Kentucky. We aren’t just the best bed and breakfast in Kentucky, we are the only bed and breakfast in Burlington KY.

Serving travelers from around the nation and the world, our positive testimonials are a reflection of the passion and commitment to quality service that has made us the best bed and breakfast in Kentucky.

You deserve accommodations that are owner-operated, where attention to detail matters, and where your needs are our priority. We are the best bed and breakfast in Kentucky because we put in the personal touches to make your stay unforgettable for all the right reasons.

We are minutes from the Kentucky-Ohio border, making Willis Graves the ideal alternative to a bed and breakfast in Cincinnati.

Rooms at our Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Kentucky

Our rooms set us apart as a luxury bed and breakfast in Kentucky. Exquisite designs with heirloom furniture, beauty, history, and comfort all come together. Bright, open, and welcoming, our rooms in the main inn and our standalone cottages are available for individual bookings, or you can book our entire Luxury bed and breakfast in Kentucky for special events.

  • The Federal Home contains the showpiece Mr. and Mrs. Graves’ Suite, beautifully furnished and ready for your stay at the best bed and breakfast in Kentucky.
  • The Thomas Suite combines period furnishings with modern amenities and contemporary elements to the décor. One of the most popular suites in our luxury bed and breakfast in Burlington KY.
  • The Log Cabin is a delight for those looking for rustic period flair with all the modern comforts. The Upstairs Suite is an inspired blend of past and present.
  • The Downstairs Suite is equally as enchanting with furnishings based around regional influences. Authentic and luxurious, this is a popular room in our luxury bed and breakfast in Kentucky.
  • If you want complete privacy in a bright and warm lodging with a traditional garden, book our Garden Cottage Suite. With the Garden Cottage Suite, you’ll have a private entry to the best bed and breakfast in Kentucky.

Contact us today to check availability and secure your booking at the number one B&B KY.

Looking for a Bed and Breakfast in Cincinnati? Our B&B KY Is Just Minutes Away

Burlington is just 16 miles from Cincinnati yet has the small-town pace that makes it the perfect site for a B&B KY. If you are visiting Kentucky and Ohio for a few days, Willis Graves offers the perfect place for luxury accommodation. As the top-rated B&B KY, we can become your bed and breakfast in Cincinnati.

Despite being so close to the Ohio border, the peace and tranquility you’ll enjoy at our B&B KY are unsurpassed.

Compare Willis Graves to your options for a bed and breakfast in Cincinnati, and the choice becomes an easy one to make:

  • Our B&B KY is a Travelers’ Choice awardee on TripAdvisor for 2020 and 2021.
  • We have consistently ranked among the top bed and breakfast establishments in the nation, beating other options for bed and breakfast in Cincinnati.
  • Our authentic, personal, and luxury approach creates comfort like you won’t find at any other bed and breakfast in Cincinnati.
  • As an owner-operated B&B KY, we are completely focused on quality and maintaining our reputation. We go above and beyond to create a pleasant stay for every guest.

Explore everything that Burlington, Cincinnati, and the nearby areas have to offer.

A Bed and Breakfast in Burlington KY is Your Gateway to Nearby Attractions

Explore our natural and spiritual history at the nearby Creation Museum and Ark Encounter. Our bed and breakfast in Burlington KY is your home base as you discover new experiences and attractions nearby. With a luxurious room to retire to in the evenings, you’ll love your stay in Kentucky even more.

Special events like small reunions with close family and friends, a birthday, or even a wedding anniversary can be planned around your stay at our bed and breakfast in Burlington KY. Cincinnati’s revitalized riverfront, thriving art scene, and world-class zoo and aquarium give you things to do and explore when staying at our bed and breakfast in Burlington KY. We also offer cooking classes available upon request.

Spend a weekend at our bed and breakfast in Burlington KY or extend your stay and explore the region. We’re waiting for your booking and would love to host you at the best bed and breakfast in Kentucky.

Breakfast at Willis Graves

OUR BREAKFAST

“To Die For!” is how people describe the breakfast at Wills Graves. Our innkeeper is an accomplished chef and lifelong foodie. Her depth of knowledge about food and her creative talent make staying here a truly unique experience.

Breakfasts start with seasonal fruit salads and are then followed up by your choice of main courses and plenty of sides. We use as many local and organic ingredients as possible every day.

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