Bed and Breakfast Asheville NC

Bed and Breakfasts in Asheville NC offer a truly unique experience. Considered to be one of the most  environmentally-friendly, bohemian, hipster towns on the east coast, Asheville certainly has a vibe like no other.

Bed and Breakfast Asheville NC
Asheville, NC, USA Bed and Breakfast

The Applewood is one of the longest continuously operating bed and breakfast style hotels in Asheville having transformed from a private residence in the late 1980’s. The house was completed in 1912 by Captain John Adams Perry who was the great nephew of brothers Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry and Commodore Matthew Galbraith Perry. The New England Style Colonial Revival two-story structure is frame construction with a stone masonry foundation, cedar shake siding featuring a pediment entrance supported on Doric columns and flanking porches. The main level of the Manor consists of a large entry hall from front to back, parlor, living room, formal dining room, butler’s pantry, half bath, kitchen and basement stairs. There are fireplaces in the parlor, living room and dining room. The second level consists of a large hallway, built-in linen storage cabinets, stairs to the third level, and four of our 6 guest rooms, each with its private bathroom. There are fireplaces and balconies for all rooms except the Northern Spy on the second level. The third level consists of the large one room Winesap Suite with a luxury bath and sitting area. The house is approximately 6,000 square feet in size. We offer bespoke guest experiences for cycling, culinary and business leadership. We maintain a fleet of incredible 3T Exploro bikes for our guests to rent and can put together any type of cycling experience you wish. Our kitchen was fully renovated in early 2021 and is now a chef’s dream. Enjoy our cuisine or come inside and cook with us. Our house is a perfect venue to for intimate private events including weddings, receptions, family reunions, a friends’ gathering, charity events and any number of other themes.

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Asheville, NC, USA Bed and Breakfast

Welcome to Arbor House of Black Mountain, the best location in town. Just a short stroll to our town's 33 eateries, 40 retail shops, and a few breweries. Have fun exploring and come back to the B&B to relax on our deck. or seating areas overlooking the Pisgah Forest, the Seven Sisters mountain range, and Lake Tomahawk. We have five spacious and uniquely decorated suites, all with large private bathrooms. Our Studio suite is detached and is dog-friendly. All are equipped with free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, DVD players, with library, Beekind bath products, soft and comfortable sheets, towels, and robes. Asheville, The Biltmore, and the Blue Ridge Parkway are just 15 minutes away. Chef Jim prepares your full gourmet breakfast. You will be served special entrees such as stuffed French toast, Belgian waffles, or muffins with delicious egg dishes. We pick fresh ingredients from our garden and get quality local products, when available. The guest pantry has a mini-fridge stocked with soda and water as well as light snacks and baked goods. We will be happy to help you find things to do and can provide detailed information for your daily excursions. We offer whole-house rental for up to 12 people. Your family and friends can enjoy a special time together, not having to cook and clean. Just think home away from home. We welcome small weddings, elopements, and vow renewals with 20 people or less. We also cater to business needs. Come visit the most breathtaking place in Black Mountain.

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Asheville, NC, USA Bed and Breakfast

The newly renovated Marshall House Inn is a bed and breakfast Inn providing 4 contemporary styled rooms in a beautiful historic home located in the charming small mountain town of Marshall, NC with easy access to the best that western North Carolina has to offer. Perched on a hill, the Inn offers stunning views of the French Broad River as it flows through picturesque downtown Marshall. Just steps away you’ll discover live music, libations, art, shops, coffee, casual & fine dining. Within a half hour drive you can explore the urban excitement of Asheville with its buzzing art scene featuring hundreds of fine artists, performing arts venues, crafters, folk artists and numerous galleries. Asheville’s vibrant food scene is diverse and runs the gamut from four-star cuisine to unique food trucks and the beer scene boasts the most breweries per capita of any U.S. city. In the immediate area you can experience the adventure of the blue ridge mountains and French Broad river including the Appalachian trail, hiking, hot springs, whitewater rafting, kayaking, tubing, fishing, mountain biking, cycling, zip lining, horseback riding and more. Renovated in 2016, the Marshall House Inn is a unique mansion built as a private residence in 1903 and listed on the national register of historic places. Designed by the supervising architect of the Biltmore Estate, Richard Sharp Smith, the house is built in the English vernacular style. The house was converted into a ‘Tourist Home’ in the 1920s and has been welcoming guests to Marshall ever since.

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Surrounded by the rolling Appalachian Mountains of the Blue Ridge Parkway, this little North Carolina mountain town has something for everyone, including beer lovers,  history buffs, mountain enthusiasts, and more. You can explore the  grounds of the historical Biltmore Estate or walk through the romantic Biltmore Village in downtown Asheville. Asheville’s most historic neighborhood, Montford, is home to an abundance of historical homes and relics.

    Activities

  • Visitors have no shortage of things to do during a visit to Asheville. There are a variety of outdoor activities, historical sights, and touristic establishments on offer. Just south of Asheville nestled in the mountains, the North Carolina Arboretum is home to many acres of gardens and trails for visitors to  explore. Admission is free and a variety of seasonal events and exhibits  are offered throughout the year. Nature lovers can explore the nearby  Pisgah National Forest which features over 500,000 acres of forests,  mile-high mountain peaks, flowing rivers, and cascading waterfalls.  Visitors can choose from a variety of mountain trails to hike or bike  and camping is permitted in certain areas. One of Asheville’s most popular attractions is the Biltmore Estate which was built as the main residence for George Washington Vanderbilt  in the late 1880’s. The private mansion measures at nearly 200,000  square feet and visitors can take a tour of the historical grounds. The  Western North Carolina Nature Center is a zoological park operated by the City of Asheville’s parks and Recreation department. Adults and children can explore the abundance of wildlife and exhibits on offer.

  • History

  • Asheville was originally founded in 1792 as “Morristown” on a plateau where two old Indian trails intersected. The North Carolina Governor Samuel Ashe renamed Morristown as “Asheville”,  after his own name. The population of the town grew from 38 people in  the year 1800 to 10,235 people in the year 1890, when it officially  became a city. In the early 1900’s, a variety of churches, parks,  temples, stadiums, and other buildings were built as the city began its  early stages of development.

  • Natural Features

  • Asheville is the perfect base for anyone wanting to discover the beauty of the  Appalachian Mountains. The quaint city is tucked away in the mountains  and is filled with opportunities to hike, camp, and enjoy the natural  beauty of the surrounding areas. For those seeking a natural attraction  within the city, the Western North Carolina Nature Center is a zoo featuring more than 60 species of animals. The Botanical Gardens at Asheville offer a taste of nature just minutes from the city. The stunning North Carolina Arboretum features an abundance of gardens and nature trails spread  throughout 434 acres of greenery. An array of urban hiking trails can be  found just outside the city. The rolling mountains of the Blue Ridge Parkway are just a short drive outside of the city where hiking trails, waterfalls, campgrounds, and more are offered.

  • Things to do

  • The eclectic district of downtown Asheville offers a variety of unique establishments. The famous chocolate lounge,  French Broad Chocolate Lounge, offers a full spread of high-quality  chocolate offerings, including baked goods and chocolate beverages. The Asheville craft beer scene attracts tons of beer-loving visitors each year, with  several craft breweries on offer in the downtown district. Wine lovers  will be pleased to discover the many wineries near Asheville, including the Biltmore Estate Winery, as well as many others. History buffs should take a stroll through the historic Montford district which showcases an abundance of historical homes and points of interest. The Kenilworth district is popular for its abundance of 1920s-style architecture,  boasting Spanish-style villas, Tudor revival cottages and more. The  entire city is surrounded by the ever-sprawling Blue Ridge Mountains which feature hundreds of hiking trails and camping spots.

  • Food and Drink

  • Asheville is known for its eclectic food and drink scene. Visitors can enjoy a  range of international cuisine, vegan eateries, work-friendly cafes,  dog-friendly patios, breweries, pubs, wineries, and more. The River Arts  District boasts a farmers market during the warmer months each year  where local farmers and artisans sell a variety of fresh local produce,  fresh baked goods, homemade cheeses, and more. There are a variety of  restaurants and cafes that cater to people with special diets, such as  vegan, gluten-free, and vegetarian. The city boasts a variety of  multi-cultural food offerings, such as Thai, Indian, Italian, Mexican,  Mediterranean, Japanese, and more.

Bed and Breakfast Asheville NC FAQ

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  • What are the different types of b&b’s in Asheville?

    Whether you are traveling with friends, kids, pets, or seeking a romantic mountain getaway with your significant other, there is an Asheville bed and breakfast option for everyone.

    Albemarle Inn is known as one of the best bed and breakfast Asheville NC.  The restored 1909 Greek Revival mansion offers a tranquil stay in the  residential Grove Park District of the city. Guests can enjoy a variety  of attractions, shops, restaurants, and more just minutes away from the inn. The bed and breakfast boasts 11 elegantly decorated guest rooms and serves a gourmet breakfast each morning. Guests can spend their time at the bed and breakfast relaxing on the shady veranda, watching the sun set over the mountains,  and soaking up the peaceful, quiet atmosphere as a welcomed escape from  the hustle and bustle of daily life.

    Sweet Biscuit Inn is a charming inn located just a few minutes away from the Biltmore Estate and downtown Asheville. The inn boasts 7 spacious guest rooms in a carriage house. A stay at the inn includes a gourmet breakfast, high-speed WiFi, and free parking.

    Chestnut Street Inn is an award-winning bed and breakfast known for its friendly guest services. The inn offers 24 access to free baked goods and coffee for guests.

    Cedar Crest Inn is a pet friendly bed and breakfast Asheville NC. The inn is located near Biltmore Estate and Green Man Brewery. The Queen Anne-style mansion is set in a charming yellow building with shady trees and green gardens. Guest rooms feature elegant furnishings, free WiFi, flat-screen televisions, claw-foot tubs, sleigh beds, and fireplaces. A 3-course breakfast is served daily.

    Some of the other popular bed and breakfasts in and around Asheville include: A Bed of Roses Bed & Breakfast, The Reynolds Mansion, Beaufort House Inn, Carolina Bed & Breakfast, Whitegate Inn, Grove Park Inn, Princess Anne Hotel, Pinecrest Bed and Breakfast, Wright Inn, and Abbington Green.

  • Why stay at a bed & breakfast in Asheville?

    The city of Asheville is known for its magnetic mountain vibe and its eclectic offerings. But it doesn’t stop there. A stay at an Asheville Bed & Breakfast offers a taste of the unique culture of the city  from the time you wake up until you go to sleep. There are an array of bed and breakfasts spread throughout the city and the surrounding mountain areas, truly something on offer for every type of traveler. Enjoy bed and breakfasts set in a carriage house, a romantic getaway with mountain views, Victorian-style architecture, award-winning hospitality, friendly innkeepers, spacious private baths, boutique interiors, live music, elegant dining room, spacious guest rooms, and more. Gourmet breakfasts and lush green gardens are also often a part of the stay at an Asheville Bed and Breakfast.

  • What type of amenities can I expect when booking an Asheville Bed and Breakfast?

    Asheville bed and breakfasts combine a variety of modern comforts and conveniences with down-to-earth, mountain-town charm. Many bed and breakfasts in Asheville feature home-cooked gourmet breakfast, free high-speed WiFi, spacious front porches overlooking lush gardens, jacuzzi tubs, mountain views, and more. Staying at a bed and breakfast in Asheville offers a personalized experience compared to staying at bigger  commercialized hotels. Staying at a smaller inn means quick, smooth  check-ins, helpful innkeepers, and a peaceful, romantic setting.

  • How can I get around Asheville?

    Visitors can fly directly into Asheville’s own regional airport AVL, which is just 11.6 miles away from the city center. The biggest international airport near Asheville is Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) which is 94.9 miles  away from the center of the city. It is suggested to have a car while  visiting Asheville.  While the downtown part of the city itself is walkable, there are many  popular attractions located outside of the city which will require a  car. There are dozens of car rental companies located in Asheville and in the surrounding areas. For visitors planning to travel to the Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounding mountain areas near Asheville, a car will be absolutely necessary in order to explore them.