The Firehouse Inn

134 N. Washington Street , Rutherfordton, NC 28139 USA (Show map)

About

Located in historic downtown Rutherfordton, the 1925 City Hall and Firehouse has been entirely renovated, and now offers European elegance and urban atmosphere in a friendly, relaxed setting. The Firehouse Inn is located in the 1925 City Hall and Fire Department building in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. The building was one of three major public buildings erected in the town in the 1920’s and early 1930’s. It is a richly-designed Colonial Revival-style brick building with stone/cast stone enrichments.

Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Perfect!

5 on June 20, 2016

My husband and I spent our Wedding Night in the Firehouse Suite (June 4th, 2016)! It was the perfect jumping off point for our honeymoon. The suite was perfect, the atmosphere was perfect, breakfast was perfect, our fellow inn guests were perfect, Sandy was a perfect hostess! We will be coming back next year for our anniversary! See you then Firehouse Inn! - Melissa & Brian Vaughan


Lovely Stay

4.4 on June 13, 2016

We had a lovely stay at the Firehouse Inn. The rooms were very clean, beds comfortable, and the owner is wonderful! They made our stay very special - looking forward to coming back again!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again.


The Firehouse Inn

5 on June 12, 2016

Love staying here! Friendly people and nice rooms!


A Wonderful Place to Stay

4.6 on June 08, 2016

Just came back from our 4th stay at the Firehouse Inn. We love this place. I am not really a "bed and breakfast" person but this place is different. I almost don't want to publish such a high rating because they are already full most of the time. But if you get a chance to stay there - do it!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind word. We will look forward to your next visit.


Lovely Inn

4.0 on June 08, 2016

This is the second time I have stayed at the Firehouse Inn. Overall we enjoyed our stay - breakfast was adequate - not special but I will stay again when I travel to Rutherfordton


very nice b&b

4.2 on May 25, 2016

Room was lovely, service was great. My only criticism would be the breakfast; it was mediocre.


Pleasant surprise in Rutherfordton

5 on May 19, 2016

Conveniently located, historic building with beautifully decorated and very comfortable accommodations. The room was very comfortable with perfect bed and plush towels. Breakfast was delicious served in a nicely restored hall. Location was walking distance to interesting shops, brewery, biking trail and good choices in restaurants. We have highly recommended it as we have continued our travels.


Great tucked away place!

5 on March 28, 2016

We love The Firehouse Inn! This was our second visit, and it is such a great place. We love driving to Lake Lure and Chimney Rock, and Asheville is an easy drive as well. I highly recommend this lovely inn to anyone and everyone!


Once Again

4.8 on March 12, 2016

This is my second stay at the Firehouse Inn, and this is the best place to stay in this area! My daughter and I have stayed in both room 2 & 3 the ones with the loft beds. These rooms are great for those traveling with kids.We had such a nice stay, and the breakfast was great. Can't wait for our next stay!


Firehouse Inn is Charming !

5 on February 22, 2016

We loved the Fire House Inn! We stayed in the Fire House Suite 18 October 2015. It was spacious and very charming! An interesting fact, the closet used to be the municipal vault. The interior of the building is beautiful and full of history. We were very comfortable and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff was extremely pleasant and accommodating. A visit to the Firehouse Inn is definitely worth the short drive off the main path of any trip. Further, Rutherfordton is a cute town.


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Rooms & Rates

Room 3

Adorned in elegance, Bedroom 3 at The Firehouse Inn is one of our favorites. The simplistic style and bright colors create a sense of comfort and refreshment. Choose to lounge on the Queen size bed, sit by the fireplace, or do some work away from the office at the desk. This bedroom also offers a spacious loft with two twin beds suitable for children. In the bathroom, there is a standard tub and a shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Firehouse Inn Suite

This is considered to be the Master Suite at The Firehouse Inn. It offers a spacious place to relax at the desk, on the king-size bed, or to drink coffee and watch TV by the fireplace. There is also a large walk-in closet in which to hang your personal belongings. In the private bathroom is a shower, full-sized jacuzzi, 2 sinks and ample closet space.

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

Room 6

Room 6 is a large "loft style" apartment on the ground floor of the inn. It is accessed from the street and has a ramp access if needed. Within the suite you will find a comfortable living room with color television and comfortable furniture. There is a desk and chair with appropriate lighting for those busy business travelers. A table with 4 chairs provides ample space for dining. Included in the suite is a microwave oven and a small refirgerator with bagels, yoghuts, juice, jams, cream and milk. A Keurig coffee machine is also included for your convenience. Guests staying in this suite can enjoy a continental style breakfast in the privacy of their own space without needing to worry about accessing the dining room upstairs. The bedroom has a Queen bed and there is a seperate bathroom with shower. Another area has 2 vanity basins.

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

Room 5

Surround yourself with shades of red and gold in this private and quiet room. Relax with a book or magazine in the comfortable armchair. The room features a Queen bed, armchair, flat screen television and a private bathroom with walk in shower.

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

Room 2

Bedroom 2 is a beautiful room with a high ceiling, a loft area above with two twin beds suitable for children. for guest, and a fireplace. The Queen-size bed provides a great place to spread out, or lounge in one of the chairs and watch television. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and a large sink area.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Room 4

Bedroom 4 at The Firehouse Inn offers the most privacy of any of the rooms here. Although it doesn't have a fireplace, it excellerates in coziness and warmth. It's high ceilings are accentuated by rich, warm colors. It's intimate setting provides an inviting, relaxing environment for you to take advantage of. Get a good night's sleep on our king-size bed with a leather headboard, and enjoy the comfort of a private bathroom with a walk-in shower.

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

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Downtown, Mountains, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Charlotte, NC (CLT-Douglas Intl.) 70 miles

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, Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Fax Machine, Piano, Secretarial services, Telephone, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3.00pm - 6pm
  • Check Out:: 11.00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No We are a Smoke Free facility
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require a one night deposit at time of making the reservation.
  • Cancellations: If notification of a cancellation is received at least 48 hours prior to the arrival date the deposit is refundable less a $20.00 cancellation fee per room. If notification of a cancellation is received less than 48 hours prior to the arrival date, the full deposit is non-refundable. Cancellations made within 48 hours of arrival will be charged the full amount of the reservation. Early departure falls within our cancellation policy. There are no refunds for early departure. We reserve the right to treat a partial cancellation as a cancellation for the entire stay.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Keven McCammon

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8.30
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian