Chestnut Street Inn

176 E Chestnut St , Asheville, NC 28801-2336 USA (Show map)


Indulge yourself at one of the most distinctive, fully restored Homes in Asheville. This Historic, Award Winning 1905 Grand Colonial Revival home will engulf you in it’s warmth as you step into it’s Architectural Charm and Grace in the midst of eight beautifully appointed rooms. Awaken each morning to fresh brewed coffee and tempting smells of our Home Made 3 Course Gourmet Breakfast. Relax on the Verandas while viewing Goddess Diana in the beautiful gardens. Private Baths with Jacuzzi tubs, Steam Shower, Romantic packages available. 800/894-2955




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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Excellent Bed and Breakfast Experience

5 on August 28, 2015

Chestnut Street Inn is a beautiful nicely decorated, impeccably landscaped early 1900's brick multi-story home on a quiet street among other wonderful homes near downtown Asheville. It was very comfortable and clean. Rooms are spacious with excellent furnishings. The service, food,and atmosphere was exceptional. I would strongly recommend Chestnut Street Inn as your choice for a Bed and Breakfast in historic Asheville, NC. We plan to stay here each time we return to the area. Thank you for a wonderful Bed and Breakfast experience.

Chestnut Street Inn

5 on June 24, 2015

We so enjoyed this bed and breakfast. The location was walking distance from town and restaurants. Breakfasts were unique and yummy! Not just scrambled eggs and bacon and everything was made there so you woke to wonderful aromas. I loved the decor which suited the house, yet the bathrooms were modern. My favorite was the porches and delicious coffee in the morning. LaDonna was a fabulous hostess and made sure eveything was wonderful. I highly recommend this B&B for your stay in Asheville and touring the Biltmore.

A early 1900's Classic!

4.8 on April 04, 2015

We stayed 2 nights in early April to celebrate our anniversary. Having stayed at B&B's in England, Scotland and Ireland we'd experienced the full range of Poor- Average-Excellent. The Chestnut Street Inn rats right at the top! Absolutely spotless, well-maintained and very hospitable are accurate descriptions for this beautiful B&B. Would enthusiastically recommend.

Husband and Wife, wonderful one night stay.

5 on March 23, 2015

Very conveniently located to all things Asheville with friendly staff and great service. My wife and I stayed in the Beaucatcher Suite, which was spacious and removed from the main house which added a nice bit of privacy to our stay. We will definitely look to stay here again on one of our future visits.


5 on March 21, 2015

Our stay couldn't,t have been better. This is a lovely place with yummy food and hospitable staff. Rocking on the front porch was a highlight.

Zen Retreat is worth it!

5 on February 26, 2015

We were supposed to originally stay over during the Martin Luther King Holiday, but I got sick, so we had to postpone. Ladonna, the Inn Keeper, was very helpful and gave us a gift certificate to use, since our 1st night's deposit had already been paid. We rescheduled at out next available weekend and we were glad it worked out that way. We had originally booked one of the less expensive rooms, but when we re-booked, the "Zen Retreat" had become available. It wasn't that much more, but it was really worth it. My wife is pretty picky about rooms, but she loved it, even though we had to go up an extra flight of stairs. They had taken what would have probably been an attic space and converted into a wonderfully designed retreat. Some of the best aspects of it were - the huge walk in steam shower (with bench)that with a touch of a button heated up quickly to 115 degrees; the King bed; cushioned benches for under three different dormer windows; a very cozy sitting area; the 3rd floor view of downtown Asheville; and mostly importantly the Japanese themed decor that made it seem as if you were in another locale. We tried to spend as much time as we could in the room while still trying to get out and see the sights and visit the great restaurants. Ladonna was the best hostess I have ever had at a B&B, and I've been to at least 20. The Breakfast staff were so nice and on Sunday morning, each of the women were given origami creations that Kris had made. The food itself was great with fresh fruit and Quiche Lorraine on Saturday and Pumpkin Waffles on Sunday.

Asheville gem!

5 on February 18, 2015

This is a wonderful gem in Asheville. It is super convenient to downtown Asheville, all of the great restaurants and only 5 minutes to Biltmore! The hostess was magnificent and wonderfully accommodating. The beds were luxurious and so comfortable and breakfast was scrumptious. I look forward to my next visit! Thank you Ladonna

Beautiful B & B!

5 on October 12, 2014

Our first time to stay in a B & B and what a wonderful time we had. LaDonna is a wonderful hostess with endless ideas of what to see, do and where to eat. This beautiful Inn has a welcoming front porch to sit and rock while enjoying a cup of hot tea after a long day of sightseeing. Within walking distance from downtown and a very easy drive to The Biltmore House. Breakfast was delicious and Chris made sure we all were taken care of. The rooms are clean and comfortable with details very well thought out by LaDonna. We will definitely stay here again when we travel to Asheville.

Perfect Inn Close In

4.8 on October 10, 2014

Where the innkeeper anticipates every need

Great weekend in Asheville

5 on September 29, 2014

Great place to stay. A short four block walk to downtown. Nice rooms. Friendly and accommodating staff. Great breakfast.

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Rooms & Rates

The Zen Retreat

This newly remodeled room is the only room on the third floor of the Inn, so it is very private and quiet. The king size bed and three window seats beckon you to relax among the pillows, while the gentle trickle of the fish tank soothes your senses. Let your cares melt away in your private steam room or turn on the shower and feel as if you are strolling through a springtime shower. The Zen Retreat reflects the laid-back attitude for which Asheville is famous.

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

Nightly Rate: $210 - $245


Location Type

Airport, Downtown, Mountains, Small town


Asheville, NC (AVL) 15 miles

Directions to property:

From I-40 or I-26 take I-240 to Asheville. Take Exit 5B to Charlotte Street. Go North (away from downtown) for 2 blocks. Turn Left at the traffic light onto East Chestnut Stret. The Inn is 2 blocks down the street, on the corner of Washington and East Chestnut Street. Parking is in the rear.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Blue Ridge Parkway, Hiking / Biking/ White Water Rafting, North Carolina Arboretum, Galleries, Antique Stores, Shops, Thomas Wolfe Home, Biltmore Estate, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Ceiling fans, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Secretarial services, Telephone, Videos , Romantic Packages Available, Superb Bath Products, Luxury Robes

Room amenities

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

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Biltmore Estate, Galleries/ Art and Crafts, Antique shopping, Theatre, Grove Arcade, Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3 - 6 PM EST
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM EST
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking allowed outside.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: weekends and holidays
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A 50% deposit (100% for a single night reservation) is required at the time of booking.
  • Cancellations: Deposit is refundable, less a $50 cancellation fee per room, if notice of cancellation is received at least 14 days ( 30 days in October and Groups) prior to arrival date. Notification must be made in writing only. Reservations made less than 14 days ( 30 days in October and Groups) prior to arrival are non-refundable. Early departure falls within the cancellation policy.



LaDonna and Joe Lasko

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  • Time Served: 9:00 A.M.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Lactose/Gluten /Vega, Diabetic

Signature Dish

Pumpkin Waffles with Orange Walnut Butter and Nutm
Each item served is home made at The Chestnut Street Inn ~ you will find no boxed mixes here! Coffee is flowing at 7:30a.m. and always fresh ground, Fair Trade, and a Custom Blend Coffee, breakfast is seated and served at 9:00 AM. Many of our guests are here for Honeymoons, Anniversaries, Holiday or the much needed getaway to rest and relax, and do not want to rise too early. We are happy to offer alternatives to our guests who are Vegan, Vegetarian, Lactose or Gluten Intolerant, or Diabetic. Please let use know when you make your reservation so we will be prepared for your special needs, such as Almond or Soy milk, Soy sausage, Turkey bacon, etc. Whether we are serving our famous Spinach or Hawaiian Omelets, our Vegetable or Three Cheese Frittata, Pancakes with Fresh Home Made Berry Sauce or Pumpkin Waffles with Orange Walnut Butter and Nutmeg Syrup or French Toast with home made Apple Chutney they are all proven crowd pleasers.


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$135. Come See Why Everyone Loves US!

Regular Rate: $169 now $135 (20% Savings:)

Sept.2015- Come See Why Everyone Loves Us! Sun. thru Thurs 20% Discount Require a two or more night weekday reservation $135.00 for all Premium Rooms - normally $169.00 $167.00 for all Luxury Room- Normally $209.00 $190.00 for Luxury Room- Normally $234. - $249.00 We are Five Blocks walk to Main Street. Beautiful, Spotless Inn with Delicious, made from scratch Breakfast and Baked Goods Daily, Refreshments always available, Free WI-Fi, Private Off Street Parking. Must call for reservation and mention this ad. Not valid with other discounts, Gift Cards, Holidays, Weekends and Special Events. Please contact the inn directly at 1 8282850705 to redeem this deal.

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Special Package

Check into one of our five romantic rooms or suites, have a lovely teatime in the parlor by the fire, read and relax around the inn or walk five minutes to Asheville's Down Town shop, galleries, dine or have a "dessert and latte" at one of our great coffee houses. A fresh floral arrangement and a lovely box of handmade chocolate truffles will be waiting for you in your room. And when you are ready to sink into that queen or king size bed under a fluffy down comforter, you will find your bed turned down with candies on the pillows. You will enjoy a private ensuite bath with any room you choose, including fluffy bathrobes, hair dryers, and other amenities. Next morning, indulge in Chestnut Street Inn's candlelight breakfast. Three delicious courses will be served to the accompaniment of soft music. Peruse our book of local menus and let us reserve the restaurant of your choice for dinner. Many optional tours and activities are available and can be coordinated by you or your hosts, LaDonna and Joe Lasko. Two Night Stay $350-500 For reservations and information 1-800-894-2955

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