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Chestnut Street Inn

176 E Chestnut Street
Asheville NC 28801
(800) 894-2955
(828) 285-0705
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Innkeepers: LaDonna and Joe Lesko

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Chestnut Street Inn, a 1905 grand Colonial Revival home located in the Chestnut Hill National Historic District, caters to those looking for an experience - not simply lodging. A casual and relaxed atmosphere wil help you feel right at home.

The large porches are a beautiful accent to the mellow old red brick of the exterior. Guests can relax with a good book, retreat to the jumbo rockers, or play table games with other guests. A 1/4-mile walk takes you downtown for antiquing, sightseeing, visiting art galleries, and fine dining. By car, the Biltmore Estate is 2 1/2 miles - - the Blue Ridge Parkway, Folk Art Center, hiking trails, fishing, boating, shopping malls, etc are all 15 minutes or less.

Visit us and see why we won the "1997 Griffin Award” winner for excellence in historic preservation, and were "Voted best B&B in Western North Carolina" by the readers of the “Asheville Citizen-Times”.

We look forward to your visit...
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Amazing Restaurants all walking distance Amusement Park Antique Shops Antiquing
Apple/Berry Picking Biking Biltmore Estate Biltmore Estate
Bird Watching Boating Canoeing Casino
Christmas Tree Farm Classes and Courses Fine Dining Fishing
Golf Courses Golfing Hiking Historical Sites
Horseback Riding Hot Air Balloon Hunting Kayaking
Lake Museum/Galleries National/State Parks Picnic Areas
River Rodeo Scrapbooking Shopping
Sight-seeing Ski Area Skiing Snowmobiling
Sports Arena Swimming Tennis Theatre/ Concerts/ Performances
Vineyard/Winery Water Sports Whitewater Rafting Wildlife Preserves
Winter Sports Zoo
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Afternoon Tea Air Conditioned Alarm Clock Amenities Basket
Antiques Car Not Required Copier DVD
Desk Fireplace in Common Area Fireplace in Room Gardens (at inn)
Guest Refrigerator Hairdryer Ironing Board Jacuzzi/Hot Tub in Room
King Bed Library Massage Available Parking
Private Baths Private Entrance Queen Bed TV in Room
Telephone in Room VCR Wireless Internet XM radio, satellite TV
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Honeymoons Romantic Escapes Vegetarian Cuisine Weddings/Vow Renewals
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Full Gourmet Breakfast

Every Thing is Made Here at Chestnut Street Inn. Nothing From a Box or Store Bought. We Serve a Delightful Three Course Gourmet Breakfast.

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Check In Policy:
3:00 PM– 6:00 PM Special arrangements may be made, but you must call in advance.
Check Out Policy:
By 11:00 AM
Cancellation Policy:
Deposit is refundable, less a $50 cancellation fee per room, if notice of cancellation is received at least 14 days (30 days in October) prior to arrival date. Notification must be made by in writting. Reservations made less than 14 days (30 days in October)prior to arrival are non-refundable. Early departure falls within the cancellation policy.
Children: Not Suitable For Children
18 years or older Please
Childcare: No
Deposit Policy:
A 50% deposit (100% for a single night reservation) is required at the time of booking.
No Pets Allowed
Pets Living At Inn: Yes
2 cats that love to come in to see our guest but live in separate innkeepers' cottage
Smoking: Outside
Smoking outside on the porches is acceptable
What Previous Guests Have Said...
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Posted By jande on 09/01/2014
LaDonna and Chris are the best. Truly exceptional hosts with an exceptional Bed and Breakfast. One couldn't hope for more. Certainly a 5 star experience. I wouldn't want to stay anywhere else!
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Posted By James Vincent on 08/26/2014
I could not begin to list all the reasons that we will return. This place feels like our home away from home. Ladonna, Chris and everyone else were MORE THAN PROFESSIONAL and they treated us like family. True family. Not only was the room PERFECT, clean and comfortable - The food and service was TOP SHELF. We only wish we were STILL there. I have found the ONLY place I will stay as I travel through one of my favorite places on earth, Asheville NC. I am James Vincent and I ENDORSE AND SUPPORT this beautiful place. www.jvcmusic.info
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Posted By Mildred on 08/07/2014
My friend and I stayed for 2 nights at the Chestnut Street Inn. We wanted to stay a 3rd night but there were no vacancies. The owner and staff were very gracious and extremely helpful. They answered all our questions and made suggestions about what we might do during our short visit to Ashville, NC. They made our restaurants reservations and tended to us like we were there only guests. Nothing seemed more important to them then attending to everyone's needs. They made us feel special even when they had many other guests that also had needs and questions.It appeared they were providing the same level of pampering to everyone. We spent another night at a different B&B and it was alright but we did not feel special and I would not have rated any category with a 5 star.
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Posted By gasman on 07/07/2014
We found the Chestnut Street Inn to be a great fit for our group of 6 couples. The Inn was clean and the staff was very helpful and welcoming.
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Posted By lilizrd on 06/24/2014
This is the second time I have returned to the Inn and I plan on going back in the future. The house is so charming and comfortable and so close to downtown Asheville but just far enough away to be quiet and relaxing. They really make you feel at home and try to make sure you have everything you need to have a great vacation. And the food...WOW! Something different and mouth watering every morning. It's such a treat for yourself!
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Posted By Kyla on 06/21/2014
We've been coming to Chestnut Street Inn for years. The house is lovely, we spend a lot of time in the rocking chairs on the porch with coffee in the morning. LaDonna & her staff make sure everyone has a great breakfast no matter what their food allergies or preferences, no one is ever shortchanged. And the restaurant recommendation for our last night was perfect. Totally love it!
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Posted By Cassie on 06/19/2014
Simply loved this B&B and really wished I had stayed longer the 2 nights! LaDonna was such a wonderful hostess/owner, she is a role model for the B&B industry. The Chestnut Street Inn is a place that you will want to stay and not leave. The rooms are simply amazing and very comfortable. The staff really appear to love their jobs and I think that just reflects on who they work for. The breakfasts are a meal not to be missed and a great way to start your day. LaDonna gives great tips on what to visit and where to dine, she really knows Asheville. If you are opted to stay at the Chestnut Street Inn or another place, go with the Chestnut Street Inn, you will simply love it!
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Posted By Lu on 05/28/2014
The location couldn't have been better, the hosts couldn't have been more gracious, the food couldn't have been more delicious. We will definitely return.
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Posted By SeasonedTraveler on 05/14/2014
LaDonna and Joe have a beautiful house, gorgeously decorated, just a few minutes' drive from downtown Asheville, very convenient to all restaurants, sights, and activities. They are very welcoming, accommodating, and knowledgeable hosts. We were only in Asheville one night, but we definitely plan to come back and will definitely revisit the Chestnut Street Inn. Our room (the Blue Ridge) was huge, light, and airy, with a very comfortable bed and pillows. The neighborhood is quiet, and just sitting on the porch is delightful. Breakfast was pancakes with homemade syrup, bacon, and a fresh fruit compote. They have a house cat, Pumpkin Pie, who is extremely friendly (a big plus for us, as we have five cats). They have an off-street parking lot adjacent to the Inn. All in all, we were very satisfied with our stay.
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Posted By ramsie2013 on 05/05/2014
We really enjoyed our time at the Chestnut Street Inn. The Blue Ridge room was absolutely delightful and the staff were extremely friendly and accommodating! We timed the walk into downtown and it took us about 10 minutes - very convenient. We would definitely recommend staying here if you're visiting Asheville.
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Cottage: 1
Rooms: 7
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