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NuLu Pearl Bed & Breakfast - A Unique Experience
NuLu Pearl Bed & Breakfast - A Unique Experience

Entire home/apt

4 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

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Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
4 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

We are a true Bed and Breakfast with a Full Kitchen -Cook A Gourmet Meal!
We supply you with the basics of a Continental breakfast; cereals, milk - soy and cow, bagels, butter, cheeses, yogurt, fruit - apples, oranges, coffee and teas, honey, jam and spices.
Slip into history! A 1250 sq ft apartment, 12 foot ceilings in an 1890 exposed brick gem. Two gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, modern kitchen with JennAir stove & grill. Large bath with shower and Jacuzzi tub. 1/2 block to NuLu.

The space

An 1890 three story old Louisville brick beauty. A half block from NuLu, 4 blocks from museum row, 5 blocks from Slugger Field, less than a mile from the river with 40 miles of bike paths, 10 minutes to Bardstown Rd.
There is a brand new Memory Foam queen bed with 1500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets in the bedroom and a double futon, also with 1500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, in the main room, comfortably sleeping 4 people. We have a cot available for a 5th guest if needed.

Guest access

A 1250 sq.ft. private, separate apartment for your enjoyment. All three rooms: bedroom with it's own fireplace, main room with a sitting area with a fireplace, cd player, library and games, and a Smart Vizio TV (WiFi enabled, with NetFlix), and a full kitchen with a Jenn Air stove top (4 burners and a grill), and a LARGE bath, with a shower and Jacuzzi for two. There is also a washer, dryer available for your use.
There's a side yard patio available for brunch, coffee or just hanging out.
We also have a BowFlex Revolution available in a gym area and a couple of bikes available for rides along the river.

Interaction with guests

This is your separate, private space; a stand alone apartment. We provide the basics of a Continental breakfast - fruit, yogurt, cereal, milk, bagels. We also stock the refer with some basic foods and you are welcome to cook in the fully tooled kitchen (There is a waffle iron and mix if you are so inclined). Please consider this your home away from home. I am in the rear apartment and normally onsite or readily and quickly available for questions or assistance. If you have any issues or problems please contact me immediately.

Other things to note

Weekends require a 2 day booking.
There are 40 miles of hike and bike trails along the Ohio River less than a mile away.
There is a Zero Bus Stop (free trolley to downtown) across the street - Trolley Hop happens every first Friday, a great chance to visit local artists, clubs and eateries.
There are extra (just in case) toiletries (razors, shaving cream, toothbrushes and toothpaste) in the bathroom. There is also a first aid kit in the bottom left drawer in the bathroom.
We strongly encourage recycling - to aid in that process we have a recycling container in the back hall. Louisville recycles almost everything - all plastics (except grocery bags - they have a separate container), glass, metal and paper. Please thoroughly rinse all bottles, glass and metal containers - thanks.

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The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox


Extra people: $20 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $35
Weekly Discount: 8%
Weekend Price: $149 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

There are other people living in the building, so this is not a party house. Your activities will need to be at a noise level that can not be heard outside of your space. No smoking in the house. No drugs. We love guests! All of them need to be registered with us, there is no extra charge. Any violent or threatening behavior will result in an immediate, non-refundable termination of your rental.
We have a registration process which includes a signed rental agreement and a signed copy of the house rules. We look forward to sharing our space with you.
Sorry - no pets.

This a separate, stand alone apartment, so you will have all the privacy you need. Let us know how we can make your stay perfect!!
That said, please contract us immediately if you need anything, we will do our best to resolve any issues immediately.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

253 Reviews

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David User Profile
June 2017
Rik and Bev were very responsive and ensured we had everything we needed for a great trip. I would not hesitate to stay again

Scot User Profile
June 2017
Rik and Bev were fantastic and the place is simply wonderful.
Rik User ProfileRik is a superhost.
Response from Rik:
Both Bev and I enjoyed meeting and talking with you - hope we get to repeat the experience without any glitches. Happy travels!
June 2017

Daniel User Profile
June 2017
The place is unexpectedly huge and furnished with lovely, but functional antique items. We visited in June and the new central air kept the place very comfortable. The location can be described as "in transition", but the offset is that it is perfectly located in an up and coming area and multiple restaurants and bars such as Decca, Rye, Royal Hot Chicken and Feast, are all only a few blocks away. Angel's Envy is only four blocks down Main. We loved the hospitality of Rik and Bev as well as the plentiful coffee and numerous breakfast items in the frig.

David User Profile
June 2017
The Pearl B&B is a great place. Rik and Bev are both wonderful hosts and made sure our stay was memorable. The location in the NuLu district can't be beat...very short walking distance to coffee shops, amazing restaurants, shops and more. The bus stop across the street will take you downtown in minutes. Plus, the Zero bus is free and comes by every 15-20 minutes or so. We traveled around Louisville a bit and this was by far the best area to be in. Also a short walk to the pedestrian bridge which connects to Indiana. The B&B itself is clean and spacious and funky and charming. I would definitely recommend it for adventurous travelers.

Molly User Profile
June 2017
The space was beautiful, and check in and out were so streamlined and easy!

Mike User Profile
May 2017
Check in was a breeze and Rik was very responsive and accommodating. The apartment itself was amazing! High ceilings with nice open spaces. We really enjoyed both hanging out in the apartment and exploring the NuLu neighborhood, which has tons of great restaurants, coffee shops, and bars. Would love to come back!

Andrea User Profile
May 2017
This was the perfect place to call home during our weekend in Louisville. Parking was a breeze, communication and check-in was quick and easy, and we loved the location close to great restaurants. It was a great starting point for attractions throughout Louisville and surrounding areas due to the proximity to major roadways. Also loved the high ceilings, two fireplaces and luxurious bathroom making this one of the best places we have ever stayed. Thank you Bev and Rik for everything. We can't wait to return to Louisville and the Nulu Pearl Bed & Breakfast.

Louisville, Kentucky, United States · Joined in January 2013
Rik User ProfileRik is a superhost.

I am an Asian Medicine Professional, practicing acupuncture at NuYu Acupuncture in Louisville, KY.
I have traveled throughout the US and in Europe and the Far East. As part of my training, I worked in the hospitals in Nanjing, China for about 5 weeks.

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