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Sweet Biscuit Inn

77 Kenilworth Road , Asheville, NC 28803 USA (Show map)

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The Sweet Biscuit Inn is a comfortable seven bedroom Inn and separate Carriage House located in Asheville, North Carolina's quiet wooded neighborhood of Kenilworth. Centrally located, this magnificent 1915 Colonial Revival home offers urban sophistication with a flair for comfort and friendliness. We are located only 1 1/2 miles south of downtown Asheville's shops, galleries, restaurants and cafes. Only 1/2 mile north of the Biltmore estate entrance, the Sweet Biscuit Inn is convenient to all of Asheville's attractions. Whether you are visiting Asheville for the diverse cultural charm, the opulence of the Biltmore Estate, or the spectacular mountains of Western North Carolina, your visit with us will make you smile.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

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from Provence to Asheville, NC

5 on May 18, 2015

We first began staying with Christian and Claudia in their bed and breakfast in Provence. The accommodations, surroundings, hospitality, and delicious meals were remarkable and through our many visits, we became friends. When they chose to move to Asheville, North Carolina, we were delighted to come for a visit to their new bed and breakfast, Sweet Biscuit Inn. The changes they made to the inn are remarkable, enriching the bedrooms, bathrooms, and public spaces with their own special style of decorating. We took pleasure in discovering new details each day as we walked through the inn and the lovely gardens. Claudia's 3-course breakfasts are a gourmet's delight with her creative recipes steeped in French cooking. We stayed in the very large bedroom on the second floor on the front of the inn with large windows overlooking the gardens and a king-sized bed, which felt like sleeping in a beautifully relaxing tree house. The walls are a soft, spring green, which enhance the outdoor leafy effect from the large trees and create more relaxation. The bathroom is brand new with a beautiful shower. The location is excellent, because the inn is close to everything in the Asheville area. The inn is only a very few minutes from the Biltmore Estate and Biltmore Village, where there is a lot of shopping and restaurants, the Blue Ridge Parkway is just a few more minutes beyond the Biltmore area, downtown is another few minutes in the other direction. As well, the inn is on a quiet, lovely street in a very "leafy" area where one can walk and enjoy the gardens and interesting architecture in the neighborhood. We were not only delighted to spend time with Christian and Claudia, but rejoiced in the welcoming and comfortable atmosphere that they so naturally extend to their guests.


Wonderful B & B

5 on May 13, 2015

This is a lovely B & B, a great home-away-from-home. The owners are amazing and the breakfast is delicious. Highly recommend Sweet Biscuit Inn!


Beautiful Home, Friendly Owners

4.8 on April 30, 2015

This was my first time ever staying at an official B&B, and it was terrific! I realized the morning before our stay that I had booked a room for the wrong week, and had to call to see if they had any rooms open that night. Thankfully they were flexible and made room for us in a room that night without any up-charge (just had to pay the difference between our previous payment and the rate for this room). The house itself is beautiful and very modern. I was turned off of other B&Bs because they felt like grandma's house. This home feels much more modern, yet still with the old Asheville charm. The bed was like a cloud and our bathroom was recently renovated to include all modern amenities. The three course breakfast in the morning was amazing and very filling. Our menu that day featured a fruit salad plate, an egg dish with a small salad, and a orange souffle. My only complaint would be due to the price, but that is more of me being cheap. This is a perfect place to spend a couple of days for a nice get-away! 11/10 will stay again.


Great experience

5 on April 23, 2015

My wife and I along with our twin 15 month old kids stayed at the Sweet Biscuit Inn for a weekend. It was wonderful. Christian and Claudia were both great hosts. They had the room stocked with a few toys and things to occupy our toddlers, and I couldn't have asked for more gracious hosts when it comes to our children. Anyone with kids knows that it can be stressful as you watch them get into everything, but Christian and Claudia welcomed them with open arms. Claudia's cooking is wonderful. Breakfast is always a three course meal. The first course is some sort of yogurt parfait or amazing raspberries with white chocolate mousse. The second course is a main dish such as a frittata (asparagus and salmon) or another egg dish. The third course was a chocolate pie or homemade crepes! It was very delightful, and the meals are served at a large dining room table where you can mingle with all of the other guests. We loved it. You can't go wrong with a visit there!


Lovely home and a great breakfast!

4.8 on April 23, 2015

Our suite was perfect for two parents and a teenager, and the breakfast was truly memorable!


Best Birthday Getaway

5 on April 21, 2015

Sweet Biscuit was everything I needed for my birthday getaway. Claudia and Christian were attentive to their guests; rooms were beautiful and well kept; the home was in a great location; Claudia's breakfast feasts were delicious... ... ... I could go on and on about this wonderful. Everything was just perfect! I enjoyed my stay and will return very soon.


A gem in Asheville

4.6 on April 16, 2015

You dont stay at Sweet Bisquit Inn just for comfortable bed and breakfast. Be prepared for an outstanding food, that goes far beyond typical breakfast menu. Foodies paradise. Well done Claudia and Chris! Joanna and Steve


Amazing Stay at Sweet Biscuit Inn

5 on April 16, 2015

We stayed the Sweet Biscuit celebrating our 10 year wedding anniversary. It is very conveniently located a couple minutes from the Biltmore Garden entrance and downtown Asheville. Christian & Claudia were very gracious hosts. Claudia's breakfasts were amazing. The house is in a quite neighborhood and the perfect place to catch your breath and relax while on vacation. It is also very charming, fun place to stay.


Wonderful Inn with Gourmet Breakfasts

4.8 on April 15, 2015

We can't say enough about the breakfasts at this inn -- three courses, everything homemade, mostly organic ingredients. Claudia makes homemade croissants and crepes on site in the dining room, for goodness sake! Wonderful experience.


Best breakfast I've had!

5 on April 15, 2015

Excellent B&B great breakfast, clean comfortable rooms, great hosts.


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Rooms & Rates

Room #1

Room #1 is the first queen bedroom as you enter the house. It faces the front porch with three huge windows. It is one of the largest bedrooms and features an 11-foot ceiling, hard wood floor, antique queen bed and armoire. There is a wall-mounted HD flat-screen TV in the room and a wood fireplace. The full bath is large and comfortable with a dressing table and an antique claw foot tub with shower. Room #1 rents for $159/night for single or double occupancy. Bathroom amenities include carefully selected revitalizing body wash, conditioning shampoo, hydrating skin lotion and a hair dryer.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $135.15 - $159

Nightly Rate: $135.15 - $159

Room #2

Room #2 is the smallest bedroom in the Inn, but with its 11-foot ceilings it seems just right in size. Friendly and bright colors create a sunny atmosphere, underlined by a huge bay window. There is a queen-size bed and an HD flat-screen TV. The charming bathroom is ideal for those that prefer to soak in a tub rather than taking a shower. It features an antique claw foot tub with a hand-held shower. Room #2 rents for $139/night for single or double occupancy. Bathroom amenities include carefully selected revitalizing body wash, conditioning shampoo, hydrating skin lotion and a hair dryer.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $118.15 - $139

Nightly Rate: $118.15 - $139

Room #3

Room #3 is a large back bedroom. It has one window on each of the three walls and feels the most private of all the rooms. Through a small entry area you step into a room with hickory hardwood floor, a queen-size bed and an HD flat-screen TV. The bath is large with antique claw foot bathtub and bead board wainscoting. Room #3 rents for $159/night for single or double occupancy. Bathroom amenities include carefully selected revitalizing body wash, conditioning shampoo, hydrating skin lotion and a hair dryer. This room could accommodate a small roll-away bed for a child up to eight years of age.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $135.15 - $159

Nightly Rate: $135.15 - $159

Room #4

Room #4 is our queen bedroom located on the second floor of the Inn. This elegant room has 3 tall windows, so it receives a lot of natural sunlight. It has an entry area with the bedroom and bath leading from it. Hardwood floors are throughout as are 11-foot ceilings; an HD flat-screen TV is provided. The private bathroom has been completely remodeled, now featuring a beautiful designer sink and a most spacious walk-in shower. Room #4 rents for $149/night for single or double occupancy. Bathroom amenities include carefully selected body wash, conditioning shampoo, skin lotion and hair dryer.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $126.65 - $149

Nightly Rate: $126.65 - $149

Room #5

Room #5 is our most spacious and luxurious room, featuring a king bed. Hardwood floors, 11-foot ceilings and light green with white evoke an atmosphere of friendly elegance. In this de-luxe guest room you can enjoy its large wall-mounted HD flat-screen cable TV or its working fireplace. The white-painted bathroom with a shower also has a contemporary vessel sink on a stunning custom-made wood top with chrome/porcelain fixtures. A total of five windows in this room and bath provide plenty of natural light. Room #5 rents for $179/night for single/double occupancy (incl. all bathroom amenities)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $152.15 - $179

Nightly Rate: $152.15 - $179

Room #6

Room #6 is a spacious king bedroom. Hardwood floors, 11-foot ceilings and earthy reds with gold evoke a handsome richness. Snuggle up in the barrel chairs, in front of the fireplace or the large flat-screen HD TV. The red-walled bathroom comes with a shower. A total of six windows in this guest room and bath provide plenty of natural light. Room #6 rents for $169/night for single or double occupancy. Bathroom amenities include carefully selected body wash, conditioning shampoo, skin lotion and hair dryer. This room could accommodate a small roll-away bed for a child up to eight years of age.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $143.65 - $169

Nightly Rate: $143.65 - $169

Bird Song Suite #7

The two-room Bird Song Suite #7 is ideal for guests wanting the extra room or traveling as family with up to four persons. The bedroom sits to the rear of the Inn with a beautiful east view of sunrise. The queen bedroom sleeps two adults; the living room has a daybed sofa (trundle) which sleeps one adult or two young children. Each room has an HD flat-screen TV. The bath has a large antique claw foot tub with shower. The Suite rents for $199/night and sleeps up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 young children. Bathroom amenities include body wash, conditioning shampoo, skin lotion and hair dryer.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $169.15 - $199

Nightly Rate: $169.15 - $199

Carriage House

The Carriage House is a two-story cottage, perfect for traveling families or a group of friends. It has a downstairs living/dining area with wall-mounted HD flat-screen TV, new full kitchen with dishwasher. A daybed sofa (trundle) converts at night to sleep one adult or two young children. Upstairs are two queen bedrooms and a modern full bath with tub, shower and elegant vessel sink on a granite top. The Carriage House sleeps a maximum of 4 adults and 2 young children. The Carriage House rents for $209/night, breakfast not included. Dogs are welcome upon prior reservation. No cats please.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $177.65 - $209

Nightly Rate: $177.65 - $209

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Location

Location Type

City, Mountains

Airport

Asheville, NC (AVL) 15 miles

Directions to property:

On I-240 loop, exit #6 Chunn's Cove. Turn left onto Tunnel Rd east. At Kenilworth Road traffic light, turn right and follow for 1 1/2 miles. When a large church is on your left, we are in the next block, also on your left. Two story red brick with white columns - #77 Kenilworth Road

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Biltmore Estate, Blue Ridge Parkway, Smoky Mountains National Park, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Copier, Desk, Piano, Telephone

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3-6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Off property smoking only please
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Yes Babysitting can be arranged in advance
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes $50 deposit -Carriage House only, provide pet information
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on weekends
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night stay deposit plus tax.
  • Cancellations: Notify us of your cancellation at least 2 weeks prior to your arrival date and a refund of a one night stay, less a $50 nonrefundable reservation fee, is made to your account. Notify us of your cancellation within 2 weeks of your arrival date and 50% of the entire reservation is charged to your account. Notify us of your cancellation 24 hours prior to your arrival date and 100% of the entire reservation is charged to your account. For multiple room reservation cancellations there is a nonrefundable $50 deposit per room.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Christian and Claudia Hickl

Languages spoken

English, French, German, Italian

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30-9:30
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Others upon request, Primarily organic


Details

77 Kenilworth Road , Asheville, NC 28803 USA (Show map)

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