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Fire Mountain Inn
Ranked #1 of 7 Highlands B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
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“Fantastic Experience”
Reviewed 30 December 2013

I visited during Christmas Holiday. I was a little bit worried to travel to the mountain by myself. But everything is exceeding my expectation, the cozy, lovely cabin, the warm welcoming, the detail guide provided by Hiram, Mathew and the guide book in the room!!!
It is convenient to connect to Highland downtown but you got this breathtaking mountain view with real peace and the time to yourself. The sunset of North Georgia Mountain is breathtaking.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

We visited in October and our experience far exceeded our expectations. The property is beautiful and diverse with breathtaking views. The food was exceptional and an unexpected highlight of the weekend. Hiram and Matthew were incredibly gracious and accomodating. We arrived to a wine and cheese plate, our room in the Inn was lovely and we had fun walking the property, feeding apples to the horses and just relaxing. Hiram is wonderful at giving recommendations both for restaurants and for places to see. Many, many return guests were taking advantage of his insight. We loved it and can't wait to go back.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 10 December 2013

I visited at the end of September 2013. I was only able to stay for two nights and did not want to leave on the third day. Fire Mountain is the most amazing place I have ever stayed. The accomodations, food and personnel far exceeded my expectations. If you want to get away from the rat race going on in your life.....this is the place to be. NO TV's, Radios, Computers and etc. to distract you from enjoying the beautiful scenery and calm surroundings. No interruptions to have to deal with...it is just YOU getting to do what you want to do....when you want to do it. There are lots of sightseeing, hiking, shopping and a variety of things to do. Or even better do NOTHING! I am looking forward to return in the Spring 2014, for another amazing time away in those beautiful NC Mountains.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

I have stayed at Fire Mountain Inn five times now. Experiencing it in a variety of ways as a family and as a romantic getaway. There truly is nothing comparable to this place anywhere on the east coast. It is an absolutely breathtaking experience. It is very different from the typical Hotel or Bed and Breakfast you will find along the east coast. This truly is for those looking for bonding, companionship, or peace and quiet. It really helps bring you back to what life is truly about. It pushes you to step away from the technological trance we have all fallen into within the past couple of years and really appreciate what a vacation really is. Being separated from technology is refreshing. Every time I stay at Fire Mountain Inn, it reminds me of what is important in life: family, friends and this beautiful world. I will be visiting Fire Mountain Inn on a frequent basis for the rest of my life.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Roswell, Georgia
1 review
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

My trip to fire mountain was incredible. The way they have it set up is very private and and you have so much beautiful scenery. The cabin we stayed in was called the chickadee cabin and it was so romantic with no outside distractions such as internet or television. It really gives you time to spend time together and with a hot tub in the room there was not a moment of boredom. It was raining on our trip and we still walked around the beautiful land of fire mountain. Hiram and Mathew were amazing and so accommodating.It was my birthday and they had a beautiful card and chocolate covered cherries waiting on the table when we arrived. it really made it special. The town of the highlands is a 10 minute drive and any hiking is about the same. It was an amazing experience and i cannot wait to visit again hopefully very soon!

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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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New Orleans, United States
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

Having lived in Old Metairie (New Orleans) for 24 years, we have experienced hurricanes and many hot, humid summers. For the past 17 years we have enjoyed Fire Mountain to relax and decompress during November. The tranquil environment is good for the body and the soul. We enjoy having a fire every day as well as the beautiful sunsets. The owners and the staff are always a pleasure and do things to perfection. We have two dogs who enjoy running over the property and playing in the leaves. This our renewal time each year.

Room Tip: We have stayed in the cabins and the inn. All rooms are extremely clean and well appointed.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

The time spent at the beautiful retreat of Fire Mountain gratefully restored our sense of balance. It was visually stunning with mountain views & incredibly gorgeous sunsets. It offered the solace of quiet where we could hear the birds singing & the rustle of the wind in the trees. It gave us an opportunity to "unplug" from our electronic existence & get in touch with the beauty of Nature once again. Sitting on the balcony watching an incredible sunset did more for our sense of enjoyment of life than I can ever express. You learn what really matters when the outside noise is stripped away. That is the beauty that Fire Mountain offers, a chance to dis-connect from the mundane of every day & re-connect to the beauty of Nature that is all around us. That is indeed food for the soul. Hiram & Mathew were awesome hosts, being there if you needed help with anything, but leaving you alone to explore the natural beauty of the world around you. We shall return as often as we can.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Fire Mountain Inn
Address: 700 Happy Hill Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-8527
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Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Highlands
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Highlands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3 star — Fire Mountain Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fire Mountain is a boutique resort/bed and breakfast providing secluded luxury for couples to unplug, decompress, reconnect and revitalize. Minimum Two-Night Stay ... more   less 
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