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    The Esmeralda Inn

    910 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
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    21 - 25 of 589 reviews

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Upon arrival the first thing I noticed is that the pictures published online did no justice for this glorious place! What a gem! The service is top of the line; and yes this place isn't the cheapest but you get what you pay for (priced...More

    Thank Kiya D
    Response from InnkeeperOwner, Manager at The Esmeralda InnResponded 17 June 2017

    Kiya, thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Esmeralda Inn, and we do hope that you will come back and stay with us again in the future. We certainly appreciate any suggestions, as...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    I booked this trip through the internet, having found the Inn while reviewing places to stay in Lake Lure area. We wanted to get away for a few days, without kids and we didn't want to spend a lot of our time traveling. We also...More

    Thank Tim N
    Response from InnkeeperOwner, Guest Relations Manager at The Esmeralda InnResponded 17 June 2017

    Tim, thank you for taking the time to review our Inn! We are very happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your stay at the Esmeralda Inn. We would love to have you stay with us again at our fantastic cabin in the...More

    Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

    I stayed for a long weekend recently at Esmarelda and was blown away by cleanliness and attention to their detail. The staff was so friendly and if we would have had any issues I'm sure they would have solved them quickly. The restaurant is 5...More

    Thank Michael W
    Response from InnkeeperOwner, Guest Relations Manager at The Esmeralda InnResponded 17 June 2017

    Mike and Karen, thank you for such a glowing review! At the Esmeralda Inn, our primary goal is always to ensure that our guests are completely satisfied with their stay, and we are happy to know that we exceeded your expectations. We hope to have...More

    Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

    We've been staying here since we got married and have enjoyed each visit. The rooms are always clean, -and the staff for the most part are very friendly. The inn has enough going on that we've spent several days at a time and never left...More

    Thank LordOfTheDance1776
    Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 28 May 2017

    Thank you for your review. We always enjoy you visiting with us. We are so glad that you enjoy our restaurant as well. Thank you for your kind words. I will be in touch with you.

    Reviewed 25 May 2017

    Stayed at the Esmeralda Inn Easter Weekend in order to attend the sunrise services on Chimney Rock. This was first time staying here and it was fabulous! The staff at this resort go out of their way to make sure you are taken care of,...More

    Thank Roddy L
    Response from InnkeeperOwner, Guest Relations Manager at The Esmeralda InnResponded 17 June 2017

    Roddy, thank you for your kind words. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Esmeralda Inn, and we definitely look forward to having you stay with us again in the future!

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$201 - US$554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Chimney Rock
    • Also Known As
    • The Esmeralda Hotel Chimney Rock ,
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    • Esmeralda Chimney Rock
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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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    Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
    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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    Mcfrugal
    23 January 2016|
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    Response from 141pam | Reviewed this property |
    We were on the far end, on the second floor and we could see the mountains. I'm sure the third floor had even better views. There is an awesome sunrise from the window.
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    "Request view rooms. If traveling with children consider the river front cabins; one is single dog friendly."
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    "Be sure to call ahead and make a reservation , especially on Saturday evening."
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    "If you want the most privacy, ask for a room on the backside of the building."
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    "Ask for mountain view rooms"
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