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Cedar Crest Inn
Ranked #31 of 68 Hotels in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 19 August 2010

My husband and I stayed from Fri-Mon and had an incredible experience at the Cedar Crest Inn. It is a beautiful victorian home with a spectacular porch to enjoy breakfast or the scenery. Drew and Jeff were extremely accomodating in every way. Each guest received personnal attention and service. The breakfasts were delicious with terrrific servers. We were given excellent restaurant recommendations and tourism advice. The rooms were very comfortable and charming. It is also conveniently located to downtown and Biltmore Village. We will definately return. We will always have fond memories of our visit to Asheville.

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 August 2010

Without staying at competing Inns in Asheville, I would happily recommend this Inn. The Inn is well located, and consists of a series of comfortable and well laid out (detached) cottages, amidst well-landscaped lawns, surrounding a large main house. Those who wish to gather at the main house for a (scenic) breakfast in the morning, and a great (free - when we were there) glass of wine (or two) in the evening. This is primarily a couple's retreat, though as a group of 3 friends travelling through the US, we were glad to find this B&B, and found the Innkeeper Drew extremely helpful. We ended up staying 3 nights rather than the originally intended 1 night, and met several interesting people from various parts of the US.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 August 2010

The place was lovely and attracted a very nice clientele, something that is always helpful when staying at any B&B. Given the price we paid, however, I was a tad bit underimpressed with the three course breakfast. Again, I say to you....this is supposed to be a high-end B&B and the breakfast we were served was average at best. In addition, the bedding and the towels/toiletries were also average to below average. This B&B is charming and location is great....if they would up the standards on the extras, it would certainly be on my "keeper" list...as it stands, it is low on my alternate list as B& B's go in the Asheville area.

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled as a couple
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cedarcrestinn, Manager at Cedar Crest Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2010

I have contacted the guest and they did seem pleased with their overall stay, however voiced their concern on the room rate, breakfast, and amenities. In response to their concern as I told the guest I was happy to refund some of their money to an amount that they felt was fair (even after an initial discount was given to them.) The refund was respectfully declined. All we have left to do at this point is make sure that no one else has the same issues that this guest had. We have gone out and purchased higher quality linens and have "stepped up" our breakfast. Even though this guest was the first to complain about either, if one guest feels it is not sufficient it is worth an evaluation and change. We pride ourselves in offering the best in the city and will continue to do so. We hope that the guest will provide us with another chance to show what we have to offer.

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Reviewed 1 August 2010

Breathtaking home. The grounds are well kept. The interior decor is astonishing. If you need anything, simply ask any of the staff and you will get it. Drew is a wealth of knowledge of the area and was spot on with suggestions. We will be back again. Cedar Crest is a must stay though it will spoil you to what to expect in a Bed and Breakfast.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 July 2010

My husband and I loved this B&B. Service was awesome, the food was great! It may be a bit expensive, but it is well worth it. Wine and drinks were free flowing throughout the dayThe inn was not very busy during our stay, which was on a weekday. We arrived 6 hours early, but we were still able to check-in and was even upgraded to the Queen Anne suite. The innkeeper was very knowledgable of the area. The inn was a 0.3 mile walk from the Historic Biltmore district and very close to the Biltmore mansion. From the Historic Biltmore village, we took the trolley tour of Asheville. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable. The ambiance took us back to the olden days. If you are looking for a romantic and relaxing place to stay, this inn is a top pick.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 July 2010

WE stayed here and the manager and owner went out of there way to make our stay the best. The house is so beautiful and clean. The Inn is in a great location near the Biltmore House. We walked to the Biltmore Village and caught the Trolley. We took a Cab to downtown for the fireworks. We will be back in the fall for the change of colors, thanks for a great time.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 July 2010

My girlfriend took me to The Cedar Crest Inn for my 30 birthday! It was the most quaint, beautiful place with a wonderful atmosphere. Everything from the intricate stained glass in the foyer to the two resident cats who roam the grounds. From my understanding they are strictly outdoor cats. Phantom is a friendly black and white cat and Joey who is a adorable, cross-eyed Himalayan. Who both greeted us on our return from our morning run. At breakfast, which included fresh fruit, muffins and sweet breads, and silver dollar pancakes or french toast, we read the morning paper. Various magazines and newspapers are always on hand around the house. They think of everything. Drew the concierge always makes sure that their are fresh cookies and an always flowing bottle of wine....free of charge... I know crazy right... is waiting on you when you walk in from a long day of sightseeing. If you would prefer a day of leisure you can spend it reading one of the many books left is various nooks around the inn with a note "borrow or trade". Drew also helped us with securing our very affordable tickets to the Biltmore Estate and suggested a great place to have lunch... the Corner Kitchen. By the way the restaurant is literally in a house. We sat on the patio. It was great, the food was wonderful. We had an excellent time and I would most definitely recommend staying at The Cedar Crest Inn to everyone!!

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Cedar Crest Inn

Address: 674 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28803-2513
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Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Asheville
#9 Romantic Hotel in Asheville
Price Range: £116 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cedar Crest Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Cedar Crest Inn is Asheville's premiere Inn offering the best in.(1) Value (2) Location: Literally the best location in town! We are just 2 turns or less from nearly everything Asheville has to offer... Downtown - 1 turn and 1.2 miles away! The Biltmore Estate - 2 turns and only 3 blocks away! The Biltmore Village - 2 turns and only 3 blocks away! Downtown Asheville - 1 turn and only 1.2 miles away! The River Arts District - 2 turns and only 1.5 miles away! The Blue Ridge Parkway - 1 turn and only 3 miles away! (3) FREE Amenities included in EVERY stay: - A three course served breakfast. - A glass of wine in the evening. - An abundance of locally made desserts. - Fast Wi-Fi. - On site parking. (4) Well Reviewed: - We have remained in the top ten in Asheville hotels on Tripadvisor for years now. - We have been awarded with tripadvisors certificate of excellence every year they have given the award. - We have been voted year after year the most romantic hotel in Asheville. - We were named the hotel in Asheville to stay in on The Today Show in 2014. - We were featured on Good Morning America in 2012. - We have been featured in USA Today, Inns Magazine, Southern Living, Style Magazine and so many more. (5) Come stay where the celebrities stay: We have been fortunate enough to host multiple Grammy winning artists, famous actors from some of today's hottest shows on Television as well as timeless movies and we have even served as the main shoot location for a recent reality TV show. (6) Service: Nobody will offer you more honest and sincere service than we do here at the Cedar Crest Inn. We never put business relationships, financial gain or anything above providing our guests with the best local tips on where to eat, visit and hang out. We provide the perfect balances between authenticity and professionalism as well as hands on service and non evasiveness. BOTTOM LINE is if the pictures don't lure you in, our reputation doesn't convince you or these words don't sell you on this being the best choice in accommodations for your Asheville trip than you need to give us a call and allow us the opportunity to show you what makes us the most unique and ideal choice for lodging in Asheville and all of Western North Carolina. ... more   less 
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