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Admiral Bicknell Inn






The stately Admiral Bicknell Inn is located in New Albany, Indiana on fabulous historic Mansion Row, with the Ohio River flowing behind it.  As the closest bed and breakfast to town, you can walk three blocks to the Grand Convention Center, restaurants and shopping.  Stroll to the river or down to thePool Main Street Grind for a cappuccino and dessert.  Visit the Culbertson Mansion just a few blocks east, also on Main Street. 

We are only five minutes from Horseshoe casino, the world's largest riverboat  casino, the Louisville Slugger Museum and Actors Theater.  Visit nearby Huber Winery and Turtle Run Winery.  It's only minutes to Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center and Commonwealth Convention Center, and a wealth of restaurant choices.

Play golf at one of three nearby courses.  Boat on the Ohio River.  Visit Mammoth Cave, Marengo Cave or the Louisville Zoo.  Take a short drive to visit the Woodford Reserve or Maker's Mark distilleries.  Learn how to blow your own glass holiday ornament at Glassworks, Louisville's state of the art glass blowing studio and gallery just across the river.


Area attractions also include:
  • The Belle of Louisville
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park
  • Farmington
  • Keeneland Race Track
  • Kentucky Derby Museum
  • My Old Kentucky Home
  • Speed Art Museum
  • Locust Grove
  • Louisville Bats Baseball
  • Kentucky Center for the Arts
  • Kentucky Horse Park
  • Hess Gallery
  • Carnegie Center Museum
  • Walk to antique shopping

"'The Mansion's high ceilings and generous spaces, its dramatic stairway and tall windows can't be duplicated today,' architect Ron Stiller said.  'It's a wonderful structure.'" -Dec.16, 2003 Courier Journal

"...a posh B&B with every amenity."  -Nov.26, 2003 The Voice

The Admiral Bicknell was featured on the front cover of the 2001 Southern Indiana telephone book and the cover of the 2003 New Albany Harvest Homecoming Festival brochure and poster.

Admiral Bicknell Inn is a member of the following associations:

Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Professional Association of Innkeepers International, Louisville Bed and Breakfast Association, Indiana Bed and Breakfast Association, Bed and Breakfast Association of Kentucky.