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The Esmeralda Inn

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The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant is nestled within the Hickory Nut Gorge of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains located in Chimney Rock, NC. Enjoy hiking, climbing and fishing and golfing. While dining enjoy the majestic views of Chimney Rock State Park.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Great View
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Full view
Getting there
Asheville Regional Airport16 mi
Greenville-Spartanburg Airport38 mi
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

My husband booked our weekend getaway to unwind and celebrate our anniversary at the Esmeralda Inn. Absolute perfection! When we immediately shown around the amenities when we arrived and then taken to our room. We jumped into our bathing suits as soon as we saw...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words about your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We are so glad you enjoyed our amenities as well as your stay with us. Thank you for dining with us and we hope you will be able...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

In most Latin based languages, esmeralda means emerald. And sure enough I found a jewel, in lively little Chimney Rock North Carolina. The Esmeralda Inn sits on the main street within (mile?) walking distance of town. This rebuilt hotel, really a multi-roomed bed and breakfast,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words about your recent stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope you will come visit us again soon.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This Inn restaurant exceeded our expectations - in service, presentation and delicious food ! Beautiful dining room - lovely inn! We loved the Esmeralda salad with spring greens, fruits and pecans . My husband had scallops and I had the penne special with vegetables -...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you for your kind words about your dining experience at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We hope you will come visit us again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I live at the beach and miss the beauty of the mountains and clear running springs. The Esmeralda Inn was a wonderful relaxing and friendly place to stay. The staff was helpful and the room was cozy with a nice view. The...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We will look forward to your return visit with us.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the Esmeralda Inn very much. It is very beautiful there. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The room was very clean. This is a historic building so the room had an older feel to it. It is very unique...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you for your review about your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope you will return and visit us again soon. Kim Cason

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prestontaylor
21 November 2018|
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Response from Frank and Linda E | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the discount or the no stair access room. I do know that they have a no stair access door to the facility, an elevator, and handicap accessible rooms. Please give the staff a call as they are more... More
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Jillrobin23
23 April 2017|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Yes. We could accommodate your dietary needs
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Dion47
18 November 2016|
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Do you already have a reservation with us? If so we hope to know more by Saturday. Please check back with us.
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Room Tips
"Views are mountain landscape and pretty much, no bad ones."
ernestg367
7 Sep 2018
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"Corner rooms on the 2nd floor are worth the cost, especially the one on the front porch."
maryf459
30 Jun 2018
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"One of their rental "cabins" (homes!!)"
VirginiaDoctorlady
8 Jun 2018
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"Wait staff will deliver breakfast to your room"
EscapeArtistsOnBikes
23 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$179 - US$454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsChimney Rock
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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