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Albemarle Inn

86 Edgemont Road , Asheville, NC 28801-1544 USA (Show map)

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Grand AAA 4-Diamond Asheville Bed and Breakfast. Located in the beautiful historic Grove Park residential district, Albemarle Inn is a handsome Greek Revival mansion with high airy ceilings, polished oak paneling, and an exquisite carved oak stairway with a unique circular landing and balcony. Within minutes of the Biltmore Estate, downtown and the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains, this distinguished inn is on the National Register of Historic Places. AAA - 4 Diamonds.

Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.5

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Helpful Hosts & Charming B&B

5 on May 23, 2015

This B&B is in the restored large home of a bygone era on the Registry of Historical Sites. It was built "back in the day" when such homes were built with grandeur. The nice sized guest bedrooms and bath are furnished with lovely touches to insure comfort. There's a spacious front veranda with lots of room to sit, read, and enjoy the beautiful yard and garden. The hosts gave excellent recommendations for local restaurants and attractions. The delicious full breakfast is served on a light filled white wickered enclosed porch.


Weekend Getaway

3.0 on May 22, 2015

Room was clean and quaint, but for the money it was not outstanding. Food was average.


Thoroughly enjoyed our stay...

4.0 on May 20, 2015

We spent three nights at the Albermarle Inn with friends (they chose the location) from another state, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. It's a gorgeous 100+ year-old home in a nice setting not far from the entrance to the Grove Park Inn. If you're looking for a laid-back place and enjoy old historic homes, you'll love it. Our innkeepers were wonderful and we'll definitely be back!


We will return.

5 on May 18, 2015

Owners, staff, facility, all delightful.


best stay we ever have in Ashville

5 on May 18, 2015

it was my husband and I 2nd wedding anniversary and we picked to stay in Juliet's Chamber. It was such a beautiful room and so clean. The service atvthe B&B was just perfect. We have no complaints about anything. We will be staying here again! THANK YOU Holly and Bobby Terry


Lovely stay at the Albemarle!

4.6 on February 26, 2015

What a beautiful home and wonderful inn! The proprietors are quite pleasant and most helpful with regard to service, directions, recommendations, etc. Excellent hosts! The room was extremely quiet and comfortable. We slept like rocks. The breakfast was delish as well. Spent the day at the Biltmore and had dinner just up the hill at the Grove Park. Very highly recommend visiting the resort and having drinks in front of their beautiful lobby fireplaces, and taking in the history of the resort. Really enjoyed our stay and wouldn't hesitate to book at the Albemarle Inn for our next visit to the area.


Lovely and Friendly Stay

5 on February 20, 2015

My fiance and I stayed at Albemarle Inn for the first time over valentines day weekend. We had a great experience. The Bartok's retreat was so cute and comfortable. the house is beautiful. Our three course breakfast in the sun-room each morning was a fantastic way to start the day. Their food was delicious and impressive. We also enjoyed wine and cheese in the afternoon. The location is perfect. You are close to everything and have a view of downtown and Grove Park Inn. We even receive complimentary tickets to the Biltmore Estate on Sunday which added to a wonderful weekend.


Romantic Getaway

5 on February 18, 2015

We had such a wonderful time at the Albemarle. It is a beautiful home with a lot of charm. The owners welcomed us and were just so sweet offering us suggestions on eating and outing activities. We will be going back again soon!


Albemarle Inn

4.4 on January 31, 2015

We had a wonderful time. The food was amazing and the room was very comfortable. We'll definitely go back


40th Anniversary Trip

4.8 on January 30, 2015

This was an absolutely beautiful historic B&B. Exquisitely decorated, owners and staff exceptionally friendly and kind. We felt right at home in no time. The food was delicious and by far the best on our two week trip from RI to VA and NC. Wish we lived closer to visit more often! But we plan to go back.


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Rooms & Rates

The Royal Hideaway

Third floor, king-bedded room with additional twin bed, sitting area and a two-person whirlpool tub. Truly a hide-away, this spacious & luxurious room is tucked up on our third floor. It has a roomy King-Sized Bed. Decorated in Biltmore's Equestrian theme Bedding in shades of soft browns and yellows. The room's accessories and paintings sublty continue the horse motif, and offer a calm, relaxing atmosphere. A twin bed in a dormer alcove provides additional sleeping space. The luxurious marble accented bath has a two-person whirlpool tub and a separate Shower. The sitting area, perfect for relaxing after a day on the town, is furnished with a Queen Ann loveseat and chairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

8-The Reynolds Room

Third floor, king-bedded room. Named for Dr. Carl Reynolds, the first owner of the mansion, this corner room on the west side of the Inn is filled with the afternoon sunshine through its four windows and offers a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the far off distance. The room features a spacious King-Sized Sleigh Bed. A marble-topped bureau, a corner table and two comfortable wing backed chairs complete the room's furnishings. The bath includes a separate tile stall shower in addition to the clawfoot tub which is nestled in a cozy nook.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

9-Bartok's Retreat

Third floor, queen-bedded room with additional twin bed. Bartok's Retreat is a pleasant bright room on our third floor with a view of the tree-tops and the song birds which inspired the composer's Third Piano Concerto. The western exposure offers a lovely view of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance. A Queen-Sized Sleigh Bed and an additional Twin bed in a dormer alcove provide sleeping room for three. Other furnishings include two comfortable upholstered chairs. The room's sage green decor offers a relaxing atmosphere. The compact bathroom has a dormer roof which slopes over the shower and creates a much lower ceiling height. Due to this height restriction we do not recommend this room for very tall guests.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Shangri-La

Third floor, queen-bedded room. A little bit of France in the North Carolina Mountains, this charming, cozy room features a skylight over the antique enamel Queen-Sized Bed. Two comfortable French ladderback chairs with toile country French fabric cushions are located in a small alcove. The matching custom-made sunny yellow silk bedding and window treatments are echoed in the bath which offers an antique clawfoot tub/shower combination set in a nook with a sloping roof.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

1-Ribbons and Roses

First floor, queen-bedded room with fireplace. Elegantly decorated in English and Victorian furnishings, this first floor room enjoys sunlight from both eastern & southern facing windows. The newly renovated bathroom boasts an Earth-tone tiled Walk-in Shower. A Brass Queen-Sized Bed, and a working fireplace complete this romantic and inviting room, painted in soft plum tones.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

2-Old Oak

First floor, queen-bedded room with fireplace. One of the original parlors, this front room features a Queen-Sized Arts & Crafts styled Bed & nightstand ensemble. A fine carved armoire, with waist-high mirrors commands the entrance to this room. The golden glow of yellow and browns creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. An electric fireplace enhances its warmth. A modern spa-inspired shower in the ensuite bathroom adds a fresh and clean look to the "Old Oak". A cozy corner with a pair of leather armchairs provides a comfortable spot for reading or just relaxing, while enjoying the romantic fireplace glow.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

4-Juliet's Chamber

Second floor, queen-bedded room with a private balcony. An elegant and romantic corner room at the front of the mansion, Juliet's Chamber features its own private balcony overlooking the gardens and the stately Norway spruce trees that flank the Inn's Corinthian columns. Juliet's Chamber is decorated in rich jewel tones in its wall coverings,draperies and bedding. The ornately canopied Queen-Sized four-poster Bed is regally placed across from the room's entrance. Furnished additionally with an antique armoire, matching dresser, love seat and two wing back chairs, the room offers spacious comfort.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

3-The Sunrise Suite

Second floor, king-bedded room with sitting room. Sunrise Suite is an elegant bedroom and sitting room combination. The spacious bedroom features a magnificent King-Sized carved mahogany canopied Bed with matching dresser. The antique upholstered love seat and barrel chairs provide ample seating in the bedroom. The walls of this classic room are covered with lovely period wallpaper in the tones of an early summer morning - soft butter yellow, pale blue and sage green. The bed is canopied with complementary fabrics. The enclosed separate sunporch provides just the right spot for some quiet time, to relax, read a favorite book, work at the English desk,or enjoy viewing the additional television.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

5-The Garden Room

Second floor room with two queen-sized beds. The Garden is a special favorite for Girls' Getaways, Mother-Daughter Trips, or families traveling together as it features two Queen-Sized Beds. A cheery corner room on the second floor overlooking the veranda and front lawn, the Garden is furnished in White-Washed & Wicker furnishings with two comfortable armchairs for reading. The Garden is decorated with a fresh green, blue, and white hydrangea & floral motif.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

6- Vanity Fair

Second floor, queen-bedded room with fireplace. Located on the second floor, Vanity Fair is one of the inn's most spacious rooms, elegantly furnished with a Queen-Sized Bed. The carved four poster cherry wood is dressed with coordinating bed linens and draped canopy. The burgundy, walnut & taupe toned room sets a timeless atmosphere for a relaxing respite. A corner fireplace adds perfectly to the romantic ambiance. The bathroom has a period claw-foot tub, with attached shower surround.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

7-The Blue Ridge Room

Second floor, king-bedded room. A bright corner room with two walls of windows decorated in fresh blue and white. A far-off view of the Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen out of the western facing windows. The King-Sized Brass and ivory enameled iron Bed is topped with a half canopy. The custom bed linens and coordinating window treatments feature a classic oriental ginger jar motif. Two reading chairs and a period armoire, containing the flat screen TV, complete the room. The bathroom has a claw-foot tub with attached shower enclosure.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

City, Mountains, Suburban

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Biltmore Estate, Smoky Mountain Natl Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Arts & Craft Galleries, Nature Center, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Fax Machine, Secretarial services, Wedding Facilities , In-room continental breakfast upon request., Free onsite parking and wireless internet., In-Room Mini Spa Services Available

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Swimming pool, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3-7 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outdoors only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Minimum stays may apply. Call for details.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: At time of reservation, you will be charged the full night rate for one night or 50% of the total nights stay for two or more days or for special packages or events.
  • Cancellations: If a cancellation is received at least (14) days prior to your arrival date (30 days notices is required during the months of October through December, and for special packages or events), Your deposit will be refunded by check less a $ 35.00 cancellation fee per room.In the event the cancellation is received (14) days or less prior to arrival (30 days for special packages or during October thru December) the full amount of the reservation will be charged and is non-refundable.Early departures or no shows are considered a cancellation and treated within the described policies. Exceptionally, we may accept a changing of a reservation, but it would be subject to a $40.00 service charge. All requests must be received by email.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Fabrizio & Rosemary Chiariello

Languages spoken

English, Italian

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30 - 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Individual tables on Sun Porch & in Dining Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Upon Request


Signature Dish

Ruffled Crepes
A flower-shaped crepe filled with the delectable mix of egg, light cheeses and bacon and garnished with a red bell pepper sauce.


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86 Edgemont Road , Asheville, NC 28801-1544 USA (Show map)

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