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The New Public House & Hotel
Ranked #5 of 11 Blowing Rock B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Dothan, Alabama
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful Hotel”
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The New Public House the day after Thanksgiving. It was a wonderful surprise. I found it on the internet and hoped it would be as good as it appeared. It was! Our room (the one you see online) was great. The location is perfect and the breakfast is very good. We were not as impressed with the dinner menu. We will stay there again next year.

Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Charlotte
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

As a chance of pace, fiancé and I decided to head up to the mountains for end of year getaway. Booked room #6 for two nights (12/30 - 12/31). Could not have asked for a better place to stay - Inn was just a block from Main Street. Staff was courteous, professional, and showered us with service and smiles. Room was clean and had a nice combination of old charm and new updates (bathroom/shower). Bed was great and winter comforter was amazing. Fully stocked bar with a nice wine selection. Restaurant open all day, serving 3 full meals (we ate breakfast first morning - excellent!). Owner and staff were genuinely invested in making each individual customer feel at home. Paid attention to the small details, and to us, got it all right. We will absolutely be back for a visit and would recommend New Public House without hesitation.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cary, North Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2013

We have stayed at this location for several years when it was Crippens. The new owners have done a great job paining and generally updating the property. The colors are much warmer as are the furnishings and we love the changes. The staff was most accommodating and friendly, which along with the Inn updates made for a great weekend. Already made our reservations for next year!

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cary, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013

We've stayed in this hotel for years prior to the new owners purchasing it this year. This past weekend we were lucky enough to stay again for our annual trip to shop and buy Christmas trees. The owners completely changed everything in the Inn and it is simply GORGEOUS!! We were all amazed! New furnishings, decor, linens, everything new and tastefully done. Staff is so friendly and anxious to accommodate you with whatever you need. We dined with them Fri evening and it was delicious! Cannot say enough wonderful things about this newly remodeled Inn and all of the staff, manager & owner!! We have already reserved our rooms for next year.

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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

We've stayed at this hotel, prior to the change to the new owners, for the past four years to get our Christmas tree. This year, we were heading to a mountain cottage, but the fog in Blowing Rock was so bad, we were forced to stop and hope we could get a room at our favorite Blowing Rock inn. Wow, what a great ending to a tough drive! The inn is completely redone and the rooms are beautiful. The restaurant is also completely redone and it is fantastic! My wife is an interior designer and she was so excited with the look and the incredibly comfortable beds, furniture and spa-like baths. We needed two rooms as we were with our kids and both were outstanding. Dinner that night (couldn't even think of driving anywhere else), was out of this world. This is now a must stop if you are heading to Blowing Rock -either for the night or just for a meal. GREAT JOB!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Stumbled onto this little gem by accident... newly renovated with a wonderful restaurant and bar. The room was amazing, relaxing and soothing decor and amazing bathroom. Towels and linens were luxurious. Loved being right in downtown within walking distance of shops and the park. This Inn has old world charm with all the modern immensities. Wonderful new addition to Blowing Rock.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We happended to be the first to stay at this lovely Inn! The rooms were large and so comfortable.
Everything was an upgrade to the usual Inn experience but still had the feel that you hope for when you go to the mountains. The beds were so comfortable and the towels and linens were top of the line. The location cound'nt have been more convienent to downtown Blowing Rock and I will be staying here anytime I get to come for a visit!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Property: The New Public House & Hotel
Address: 239 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Blowing Rock
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Blowing Rock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The New Hotel has seven beautiful, light and airy guest rooms with an informal weathered interior bathed in natural sunlight. The fully renovated baths have big walk-in showers, modern sinks, luxury big towels and amenities.The king beds are new Kingsdown best hotel matresses. Sheeting is Frette Hotel all cotton.The furnishings are an informal weathered wood with plenty of light. Rooms include a LED flatscreen TV and super wifi connectivity. ... more   less 

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