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Make yourself at Home in your Home-away-from-Home, and explore the delights of downtown areas like Somerset & Burnside, the stunning shores of Lake Cumberland, and the foothills of Kentucky’s Appalachian Mountains from the comfort of the Lady Jasmine, The Downtowner’s flagship Guesthouse located in Somerset, Kentucky.

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A premier guesthouse experience

The Downtowner Guesthouses provide the perfect home base from which to discover the charms of Somerset & Burnside, Kentucky, lovely little lakeside communities, nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

A personalized experience awaits when you choose to stay at any of our Downtowner Guesthouses. These welcoming homes have been remodeled with comfort and convenience in mind. From private bedrooms, to state-of-the-art kitchen spaces, to cosy outdoor seating areas – our guesthouses give you a chance to explore Somerset, Burnside and the surrounding areas from the comfort of your own home-away-from home. Whether you choose to start your day with Baxters coffee or end it curled up in a set of our 300 thread count sheets, we are sure you will discover the charm and appeal this part of the Bluegrass State has to offer.

Our Collection

With Guesthouses ranging from the Eclectic, Antique to the Modern Contemporary, our premier guesthouses in Somerset & Burnside, Kentucky, offer quintessential locations for exploring the area. Looking to gather with family, friends, or for a romantic get away? Our guesthouses offer the perfect escape with the people you love. Get to know the Lady Jasmine, Christopher Robbins, and Benjamin Smarts, you'll be happy you did!

Lady Jasmine

Take a step back in time and book your next vacation at the historic Lady Jasmine.  Located on one of the quaintest streets in Somerset, The Lady Jasmine is an eclectic beauty rich in personality and located on Jasper Street, she is a quick stroll away from everything downtown has to offer. The Lady herself, is a real animal lover and comes equipped with a fully fenced in yard, should your dog be traveling too.

Christopher Robbins

With an abundance of character and antiquarian charm, the Christopher Robbins is an antique lovers haven, brimming with classical books and  decorated in warm muted tones.  With all the amenities one would expect from a thoroughly modernized home, this restored house has history and an Academian lovers vibe.

The Christopher Robbins will be opening in the Autumn of 2022.

Benjamin Smarts

Looking for minimalistic splendor? The Benjamin Smarts has been designed as a beautiful contemporary space for families, couples and friends. This self-catering guesthouse features modern furniture and original local artwork.

Benjamin Smarts will be opening in the Winter of 2023.

Around town and further afield

Enjoy a home-away-from-home as you explore everything Somerset and the surrounding areas have to offer.

Once known as the houseboat capital of the world, Somerset is a bustling little arts community located minutes away from the shores of gorgeous Lake Cumberland, with more shoreline than the state of Florida! From local coffee shops to homegrown breweries, fabulous dining experiences, music, art & food festivals, wine tasting at the area's vineyards, to family destination farms - Like Haney’s Appledale Farm and Bear Wallow, Somerset has a little something for everyone.  Somerset’s easy access to so many natural wonders in Kentucky and Tennessee, make it a dream location for outdoor enthusiasts and motorcyclists alike - Take in the brilliant autumnal leaf display on roads less traveled, picnic in a secluded spot at sunset, discover breathtaking waterfalls, explore the Natural Arch or see the only active Moonbow in the world. Our houses are the perfect jumping off point to discovering this area.

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Take a step back in time and book your next vacation at the historic Lady Jasmine.  Located on one of the quaintest streets in Somerset, The Lady Jasmine is a historic beauty, rich in personality and located on Jasper Street, right in the heart of downtown.

Stock the fridge with local produce from Lake Cumberlands Farmers Market (6 minute walk away), wander to Somerset’s very own International Paranormal Museum & Research Center, or grab a quick gift from the Mole Hole, before heading to Jarfly Brewing for a night of Entertainment. Prefer eating out? Why not try Charred Oak a newcomer on the Somerset dining scene.

The Lady Jasmine is an eclectic little number who was recently restored to her full glory, has 10-foot ceilings, a newly remodeled kitchen, HVAC system, and lightning-fast internet give this house all of the modern amenities that you need. She is a sweet little charmer with a quaint, cozyesque feel.

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