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Sweet Biscuit Inn

77 Kenilworth Road , Asheville, NC 28803 USA (Show map)
4.6
198 Reviews
$139 - $209
per night

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About

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.7

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Short stay for three ladies in the Carriage House

4.4 on April 15, 2014

The Carriage House at The Sweet Biscuit Inn is very comfortably furnished and certainly met our needs for our two night stay in Asheville. The two bedrooms upstairs have easy access to the single bathroom which is on that level. The trundle bed downstairs is very comfortable but that space is not set apart from the living/dining area and so less private than a separate bedroom and not as convenient to the bathroom. There is a cozy living/sitting area inside and a patio sitting area outside. Breakfast is optional for those who stay in the Carriage House. We took advantage of this convenience one morning. The kitchen in the Carriage House would have allowed us to eat in as it has a refrigerator, stove, microwave and everything needed for the preparation of small meals. We chose to try several of the excellent restaurants in downtown Asheville, in the River Arts District and in the Biltmore Village. All of these areas are a few minutes drive from The Sweet Biscuit Inn. Communication with the innkeepers, Christian and Claudia, is easy and efficient when making reservations or seeking information about the surrounding area. This is a lovely, quiet accommodation in a vibrant and interesting city.


Wonderful hosts, delicious breakfast!

3.8 on April 07, 2014

Had a wonderful visit at the Sweet Biscuit Inn. Claudia and Christian were very friendly and helpful. The room was beautiful, no noise from other guests, and breakfast was fantastic! We also enjoyed wine and hors d'oeuvres on the front deck with other guests on Saturday night. Would definitely stay again next time we visit Asheville.


An amazing experience

5 on March 30, 2014

This was our first stay at a B&B and it was truly an amazing experience. Both Christian and Claudia were friendly and extremely welcoming. The 3-course breakfast exceeded any of the reviews that we read in our research into this B&B; truly amazing. The room was warm, welcoming,and very clean, making our stay very comfortable in the quiet neighborhood. Our names on the door to our room were an extremely nice touch. We also enjoyed all the suggestions on sights to see and places to go; this was extremely helpful and gave us points that helped us navigate the area with much greater ease. We would definitely recommend Sweet Biscuit Inn to anyone traveling to Asheville.


5 Star Anniversary Hiking Get Away!

4.8 on March 23, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed in room 4 for a weekend and absolutely loved it. The room and newly remodeled bathroom were so clean and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious! And the owners were super nice. We will definitely return to the Sweet Biscuit!


Home Sweet Home

5 on February 15, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying in the Cottage for a girls getaway weekend. Everything, from the food to the lodging, was fantastic. Christian and Claudia were fantastic hosts. I was also amazed at their ability to accommodate me and my friends with last minute Biltmore tickets. I hope to see them again soon! Donna in Danville, VA.


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Location

Location Type

City, Mountains

Airport

Asheville, NC (AVL) 15 miles

Directions to property:

From Airport take I-26 west toward Asheville. Take I-240 loop around Asheville to 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, Bicycles, Bird watching, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

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
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes $50 deposit -Carriage House only, provide pet information

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on weekends
  • 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


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

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