100 Central Ave Benham, KY 40807
(606) 848-3000
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The Benham Schoolhouse Inn

Discover the services that we offer just for you.

We pride ourselves on our exceptional value for money. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway or need to travel for business, we hope you’ll take advantage of our latest offers and unique travel packages. Book one of our hotel offers to make the most of your trip.

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Full Bar Services

While we are a family-friendly environment, we still offer a full-service bar with a wide variety of drink and menu options. We welcome you to stop in for a celebration of any kind, or a night out with friends, have dinner and drinks in our restaurant, or enjoy the beautiful patio outdoors. We can also accommodate a private bar during your corporate event, wedding reception or class reunion.


Corporate, Business and Retreat Meetings

At the Benham Schoolhouse Inn, we offer many choices to choose from when looking for a quiet venue to accommodate meetings. Your group will surely find itself at the intersection of convenience and quality when you stay with us. Our meeting rooms can accommodate a variety of sizes and needs, as well as offer assistance with coordinating your dining needs and any evening entertainment you may choose. Take advantage of our free Wi-Fi which is provided by fiber-optic technology with speeds of 25/25.

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Limo & Shuttle Service

We provide our guests and VIP’s with luxury limo service to meet their needs. Our limo seats six, features two tv’s, privacy window, a wet bar, LED lighting and sound system. Shuttle service can be provided for your special event to assist your group or your guest with their local travel needs. We also offer transportation to and from the hotel from regional airports. Contact the event coordinator to discuss any transportation needs you may have.

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State of Art Sound and Lighting

The Benham Schoolhouse Inn has become a venue like no other in the region for wedding receptions and dance parties. With an investment exceeding $15,000, we are able to offer our clients a venue that make their event seem more like a concert. With state of the art LED technology, you will find programmable overhead stage lights, lasers, and intelligent lighting effects.


The Dinner Bucket

There aren’t many hotels in Kentucky that offer an on-site restaurant but you have found one here. “The Dinner Bucket” offers a beautiful, quaint dining experience for our guest as well as the general public. If you have an appreciation for outdoor dining, we also can serve you on our new patio which overlooks historic downtown Benham.



Planning a bridal shower or baby shower is traditionally left up to the maid of honor, bridesmaids, or family, but today really anyone can host, including us!  Let us handle your shower for you. We have an event planner on staff and we can take this extra worry away from you and can help you coordinate everything from decor to the menu and even cake baking.



At the Benham Schoolhouse Inn, we have a great group of bands who we work closely with. Regardless of the type of event you are planning, we can most likely schedule and book a band for you that meets your needs and taste. We can offer everything from rock to country to bluegrass on our front lawn with a campfire and s’mores.

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Full Catering Menu

Whether you are planning a wedding, corporate event, picnic, or intimate party, we can fashion a menu just for you. With decades of fine dining experience in culinary arts, our staff is always eager to satisfy our customers. We specialize in different forms of service from buffet style to staff served hors d’oeuvres, You will be able to choose from an extensive list of exciting and unique dishes that have been perfected over the years.

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Wedding and Event Planning Services

As it implies, this service is all encompassing. Whether your event is for a group of 5 or 300, we will work closely with you on every detail.

Schedule and attend all vendor meetings and interviews. Attend site visit(s) with client to establish the event style, direction and flow. Guidance on wedding.

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Banquet Hall

As it implies, this service is all encompassing. Whether your event is for a group of 5 or 300, we will work closely with you on every detail.

Recommend venues and vendors in accordance with event budget and style. Set up and manage hotel blocks for out-of-town guests. Schedule and book all guest and family transportation to/from ceremony and reception

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We provide our guest and clients with the finest DJ’s and MC’s around. From wedding receptions to school dances and from anniversary parties to corporate and team building. Our DJ’s can become your source for fun and entertainment.


Florists & Bakery

We work and contract with the best florists and bakers in the region. We can match them with your vision and taste, whether it be a single dessert or arrangement for a special occasion, or an elaborate design for large-scale functions, such as weddings or banquets.Whether it is a dream wedding cake or other dessert such as cookies, cupcakes, pastries, or pies, we’re sure you’ll be pleased.

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We are known to be one of the best retreat venues in the region. Being nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, our location creates the perfect setting for a quiet, relaxing atmosphere. Whether you are coming here as a church group seeking to grow spiritually, or you are a business group seeking to build your team and raise morale, you are sure to leave here with your goals obtained. We are also known for being a perfect location for art, music and poetry workshops.

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We have teamed with some of the best and most talented event designers around. Check out our video under the “Events” tab as well as the pictures in the “Gallery” to get an idea of their amazing talent. These skilled artists can custom create a complete decor package for any event or theme you can imagine.

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