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Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn

46 Cumberland Circle , Asheville, NC 28801 USA (Show map)

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History. Style. Romance. AAA Four Diamond Rated Inn designed by Biltmore Estate on-site architect, Richard Sharp Smith in 1908. Extensive prize-winning English gardens. Luxurious guest rooms plus one- and two-bedroom suites. All have a King-size bed, luxury whirlpool with shower, fireplace, individual room climate control: air conditioning and heat, and HD TV/Blu-ray. High-speed internet access. Lavish organic gourmet breakfast. Pet-friendly suites. Located in Montford Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. Half-mile to Downtown Asheville. Ten minutes to Biltmore Estate and Blue Ridge Parkway. Experience our calm haven where classic style, tranquility and ease of the Old World combine with the best of modern amenities.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

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Wow!

5 on May 19, 2015

This was the first bed and breakfast that my husband and I have ever stayed in and I'm not sure if we're ever going to be able to stay anywhere else! Nick and Steve set the bar extremely high with this warm, cozy, and beautiful home away from home. My husband and I walked to dinner and back and just sat on the big porch for an hour- it was so relaxing! The next morning, breakfast was delicious! Stellar job, guys! We hope to be back soon!


Breakfast butlers, Doggy Nanny, Private Porch for Smoking-- Priceless

5 on May 19, 2015

Nick greeted us with open arms, an anniversary gift and a card. Our Westie was even presented with a gift, doggy treats and food dishes.From the moment we arrived until the moment we drove away from Abbington Green we were treated like the wealthy Vanderbilts of yesteryear. My husband, me and our Westie booked a 3 night stay in the Hyde Suite. This particular suite is located in the carriage house. If you have any type of disabilities this the best place to be. Nick allows smoking on the back porch of the Hyde Suite. It is set up with 2 chairs, table and an ashtray. Each morning and evening, I would sit on the back porch, enjoy a hot cocoa, smoke and listen to the next door neighbor's flowing water fountain. It was so peaceful and relaxing. Breakfast in bed was amazing!!! Nick has a staff member who is the dog nanny. Greg was great with our Westie. The jacuzzi tub in the bathroom was GREAT!!!! The bath towels are oversized and so soft. Nick and the staff believe in attention to detail. The 5pm social hour was fun. Nick prepares a nice selection of appetizers and wine. Again, Nick allows you to smoke on the front porch of the house. When we were leaving Abbington Green -- Bradshaw the pastry chef gave us a beautiful goody bag of freshly baked bread and cookies. Nick also gave a beautiful goodbye and thank you for staying gift. There is a lovely fenced in doggy area in back of the carriage house. Abbington Green is worth every penny. The entire staff works so hard so you have a relaxing stay!! After you finish reading this review -- book your stay Abbington Green.


Would stay here again

3.4 on May 14, 2015

Bed and breakfasts are not where we usually stay. But they are an important part of Asheville, and after reading the reviews and looking at the pictures we decided to stay here. This inn was exactly how it was described in their website. Nick is a great host ready to answer your questions or help you find a location. The breakfast was always outstanding (and I hardly ever eat breakfast). Social hour in the evening was a great way to meet the other guests and enjoy a glass of wine and review everyone's day. We would definitely stay here again.


Return Visit to Abbington Green B&B

5 on May 14, 2015

This was our second time staying at this wonderful inn and it was even better than the highly rated review I gave last time. Now under new management, Nick and Steve and their staff have taken it to a whole new level. Gourmet breakfasts, new Mitsubishi room air conditioners, and a great happy hour spread of wine and home made finger foods all make this a gem of an inn. First class hospitality is a key ingredient to making this the place to stay in Asheville and is definitely a place to come back to every time we visit the area.


Superb B&B with friendly, thoughtful hosts

5 on May 09, 2015

Abbington Green lives up to its "green" name with organic, local food served for their excellent breakfasts. The rooms are comfortable with all sorts of little touches that are missing from too many more expensive hotels and B&B's, e.g., 2 luggage racks, power cords for recharging electronic devices and charging stand for smart phones, lip balm included in the amenities, good lighting over the bed for reading, various switches labeled (so you don't have to keep trying every one to figure out what turns on what), etc., etc. The hosts are very, very helpful in providing suggestions for planning your day, recommending restaurants, offering home-baked cookies and coffee available at all times, and providing directions when you move on.There's a pleasant front porch and gardens to enjoy also. I checked onsite dining because there's breakfast, but they do not have a restaurant also.


Wonderful stay at Abbington Green!

5 on May 06, 2015

The B&B was lovely! Great food, beautiful accommodations, and warm, friendly, knowledgable hosts. We were delighted with every aspect of our stay and we look forward to returning to Abbington Green for another weekend getaway!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for choosing Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn for your spring get away! You were here for such a lovely time...trees and flowers in bloom, with the promise of summer to come soon. Come back again to stay with us soon! October is very nice when the leaves begin to turn....let us know and we'll save a room for you! --Nick


So Amazing!

5 on April 20, 2015

Our stay at Abbington Green was spectacular! The room were spacious and very neat. They were tastefully decorated. The bathroom was filled with clean, fluffy towels. The neighborhood was quaint and safe. We walked into downtown Asheville both during the day and at night. The innkeeper was delightful. His customer service was beyond compare. So eager to please and helpful. The most amazing surprise was the food! Oh my goodness! It was an event to go to breakfast! The food was delicious and a masterpiece each day! I felt like a princess! I will definitely return and suggest to all my friends! Don't miss this place!

Innkeeper Response
Breakfast is my favorite time of the day. I really enjoy cooking and starting our guests' day of with something delicious, organic, and locally sourced. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! We are very lucky to be located so close to downtown, and I agree, our historic neighborhood of Montford is really charming! No two houses seem to be alike, and in the springtime it is bursting with blooming trees and flowers! We are also very fortunate to have the Greenway Path so close, for a jog or a walk. Thank you for choosing us for your stay in Asheville, and I hope to see you again soon!--Nick


Beautiful and Welcoming B&B

5 on April 09, 2015

Very warm, welcoming and the rooms where fabulous. Breakfast was excellent. We will definately be going back.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your time here at Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn...we are very proud of our Inn here in the Historic Montford District of Asheville. Making breakfasts from organic and locally sourced products is a highlight of my day, I am glad that you enjoyed it! Come back and stay with us again soon!--Nick


Enter as strangers leave as friends!

5 on April 05, 2015

Beautiful well maintained surroundings. Clean, comfortable and beautiful room. Excellent homemade breakfest with locally sourced ingredients. The most welcoming, caring staff. I could not have been happier.

Innkeeper Response
That is exactly what the sign reads on the foyer side of the entrance door here at Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn, and we truly believe it! I am pleased that you enjoyed your room and our breakfast during your stay. We aim to start of each day for our guests with a delicious, organic, locally sourced breakfast. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you here at the Inn again very soon!--Nick


Better than the Biltmore!

4.8 on March 31, 2015

Our host, Nick, was unbelievably welcoming, and it's obvious that he takes pride in Abbington Green. The evening snacks and breakfasts were delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, from the charming suite, the beautiful home, to the dinner recommendations! The owners and staff really made our stay wonderful.

Innkeeper Response
I truly enjoy the hospitality part of being an Innkeeper here at Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn--from the stewardship of this wonderful, historic home to making delicious breakfasts and snacks, to providing insights and reservations for our guests. Having our guests enjoy their stay is truly icing on the cake. Thank you for your kind review, and we hope to see you again as guests here soon!--Nick


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Rooms & Rates

Queen Mary's Garden

Cozy Queen Mary's Garden is our smallest room with soothing colors and features a King bed with mahogany sleigh heaboard, two comfortable wingback chairs, desk, wall-mounted 32"LCDcableTV with Hi-Def, movie/music channels and Blu-ray/ DVD plus a corner electric fireplace with remote mounted on the wall. The bath features a Sanijet pipeless whirlpool with rain shower above and custom marble surround, European towel warmer, period-style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and lighted make-up mirror.Wi-fi access. Healthy, filtered water.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Kew Garden

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE Kew Garden features a King size cherry bed with half-tester canopy and custom draperies and window and wall treatments. It also features an original oak mantle with working gas fireplace. A wall-mounted 43" PlasmaTV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels plus Blu-ray/ DVD. The marble and tile bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet whirlpool tub with rain shower above, a period-style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and make-up mirror.Wi-fi accesss. All water is healthfully filtered.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Regent's Park

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE . Newly renovated Regent's Park is a cozy room featuring a King size bed, custom canopy crown, draperies and wall treatment. The room includes a comfortable leather club chair and ottoman, a desk with mahogany bench and a wall-mounted 32"cable TV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels +Blu-ray/DVD player. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet deep, whirlpool tub with shower above, custom marble surround, a period-style pedestal sink, hairdryer,make-up mirror and LED motion sensor lighting. Wi-Fi access. All water is specially healthfully filtered.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Kensington Garden

With the calm and soothing feeling of a garden retreat, this Kensington Garden features King size cherry bed with half-tester canopy with custom draperies and window treatments, and antique spinet desk and comfortable seating, Above the original oak fireplace mantle with working fireplace, is a 43"plasma cable TVwith Hi-Def, movie/music channels and a Blu-ray/DVD video player. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet whirlpool tub with rain shower above, custom marble surround, a period -style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and lighted make-up mirror.Wi-fi access. All water is healthfully filtered.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

St.James's Park

Limited time:Check this SPECIAL RATE. St. James's Park room, named after the park across from Buckingham Palace in London, offers a King size bed with dramatic half-tester canopy, custom draperies, window and wall treatments.The original corner, quarter-sawn oak mantle has a working gas fireplace. Above the mantle wall-mounted 43" Plasma TV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels plus Blu-ray/DVD. An oversize wingback chair and French style caneback, open arm chair provide comfortable seating. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool tub with rain shower and hand-held shower with marble surround, custom stone counter, LED motion-sensor lighting in cherry cabinetry,Wall-mount 24" LED TV.European towel warmer, custom crown light sconce, Swarovski crystal light sconces, chandelier, make-up mirror and hairdryer.Wi-fi access. All water is healthfullly filtered.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Eaton Square Suite

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE This 750 Sq.ft. suite includes 2 King bedrooms/1.5 baths.Private entry with private porch overlooks Lower Garden. Private sitting room and Dining area. Bath features state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool with shower above, European towel warmer, LED motion-sensor lights in cabinetry, make-up mirror, hairdryer.Fully equipped kitchen. 55"240HzLED TV with Hi-Def plus DVR and Blu-ray in Sitting room. 32"LCDcableTV and Blu-ray in 2nd Bedroom.26"LCD cable TV in the bath.WiFi access.Central air/heat. Dog friendly. All water specially, healthfully filtered

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Grosvenor Square Suite

Limited time:check this SPECIAL RATE This suite with private entry and private porch overlooks our Lower garden. It features a King size cherry bed with custom half-tester canopy, custom window treatments. 42" PLASMATV with Hi-Def and Blu-ray/DVD player.Custom corner mantle with remote-control gas fireplace.Bath features state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool tub with shower above, European towel warmer, 32"LCD cable TV, granite counter, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and make-up mirror. Refrigerator and Flavia hot beverage maker.WiFi access.Central air/heat. All water is specially filtered.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Hyde Park Suite

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE Hyde Park suite has a private entry that opens into a cozy Sitting Room featuring 43" TV withHi-Def &Blu-ray, a custom mantle with remote-control gas fireplace.Bedroom with a King size bed with custom drapery teatments and a wall-mounted HDTV plus small, private covered balcony through French doors. The bath features a Kohler whirlpool tub with four-head body spray shower and hand-heldshower, dramatic 'Vesuvious' granite counter, LED motion-sensor lighting in cabinetry, wall-mounted 32" LED HD TV, European towel warmer, marble accessories, hair dryer, make-up mirror.Refrigerator and Flavia beverage maker. Wi-Fi access. Central air/heat. Dog friendly. All water specially, healthfully filtered.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

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Location

Location Type

near Biltmore Estate, mountains and Blue Ridge Pkwy., Hiking/walking/Bicycling, Art and crafters galleries, Fine Dining, Micro breweries, Downtown

Airport

Asheville, NC (AVL) 13 miles

Directions to property:

At Asheville, take I-240 to exit 4C (Montford Avenue).Turn onto Montford Avenue. Quarter mile to light at Chestnut Street. Turn right onto Chestnut; go one block to flashing light. Turn left onto Cumberland Avenue. Three blocks, Cumberland Circle splits toward right. Abbington Green is 6th house on left side on Cumberland Circle.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Biltmore Estate, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Fax Machine, Piano, Telephone, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required The Carriage House Suites are available for guests with dogs
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Most weekends 2-night min/Some weekends&holidays3nights
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit, one- night minimum required at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: Cancellation within cancellation period (14days before arrival date/ 30 days for some holidays and October) loss of full deposit unless room(s) fully rebooked. Cancellation between booking date and 14/30 days before arrival$35. fee per room cancelled.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Nicholas G Poulos

Languages spoken

Greek, English

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Vegetarian


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46 Cumberland Circle , Asheville, NC 28801 USA (Show map)

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