Dry Ridge Inn

26 Brown Street , Weaverville, NC 28787-9202 USA (Show map)


Asheville's Best Kept Secret! Our Country Victorian has eight rooms with private baths, gas fireplaces, King Beds. Our home is comfortable, food delicious and our spacious grounds inviting. VISIT THE CITY BUT LIVE IN THE COUNTRY. 10 Minute drive to Asheville. Best Value for your money in the Asheville Area. High Speed Wireless Internet.



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

Entertaining Stay

4.8 on September 02, 2015

Even though we got in late-11:30 pm; Howard warmly greeted us and gave us a quick tour.. It is hard to find B&B that accommodate 3 in a room. Even with the roaway us girls had plenty of room Weaverville is a lovey little town with lots of coffee shops. Be sure to check out Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe; especially their monster mountain eclair! Sunday morning Howard donned his kilt and payed his bagpipes. You must request.

Dry Ridge "Bagpipe" Inn

5 on August 06, 2015

Awesome B&B and Howard is a real kick with his bagpipe morning salute!

Great stay

4.8 on June 03, 2015

Very welcoming throughout visit. Innkeepers know how to balance being helpful and giving quests their privacy.

Lovely quiet stay

4.4 on June 03, 2015

I stayed in "Mary"- one of the two downstairs rooms. It was homey and comfortable. The bathrooms are small having been carved out of the bedroom at some point but useable. I have seen smaller European bathrooms! Howard and Kirsten are the perfect hosts and provide all the help you may need. Breakfast is plentiful and good.

Cozy B&B

5 on June 02, 2015

Dry Ridge Inn is a wonderful place to reunite with old friends. The town is just a short walk where there are numerous shops and places to eat. We have been visiting the Dry Ridge Inn since 1999. The breakfasts are great!

Wish we had had more time.

4.4 on May 06, 2015

A very pleasant place to stay and enjoy. We had some time restraints, but wish we had planned a few extra days. The accommodations were very nice and the hosts were the best. Would definitely stay here again.

Wonderful Place

5 on May 04, 2015

Dry Ridge Inn has beautiful rooms, great hosts, and delicious and interesting breakfasts, all at a very fair price. Staying there provides a great bed and breakfast experience.

Dry Ridge Inn

5 on March 30, 2015

Wonderful B&B just north of Asheville, NC. Host was very pleasant and atmosphere was outstanding.

Delightful and Delicious

5 on November 29, 2014

This is our second visit at the Dry Ridge Inn and again it did not disappoint. The rooms are charming and comfortable and we especially enjoy the gas logs in the fireplaces in each room to keep them cozy and warm. The breakfasts are scrumptious and we so very much enjoy our stay at this wonderful B&B and the Dusenbery's gracious hospitality and attention to their guests' amenities.

A great place to get away from the everyday grind!

5 on November 19, 2014

Dry Ridge Inn is really an outstanding place to stay. Howard and Kristen are a class act when it comes to treating their guests the right way. Breakfast is always a great treat...I highly recommend the stuffed french toast. A personal favorite of mine!

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Location Type

Mountains, Small town


Asheville, NC (AVL) 25 miles

Directions to property:

Travel north on 19/23 from Asheville to the New Stock Road Exit 21; turn right at the first traffic light; turn left at the second traffic light onto Merrimon Avenue (Business 19); travel two miles until you approach The Dry Ridge Inn on the right side of Merrimon Avenue on the corner of Merrimon Avenue and Brown Street. Drive past the Inn to the parking lot on your right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Biltmore Estate, River Rafting, Blue Ridge Parkway, Horseback Riding, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Computer, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Telephone

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching

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  • Check In:: 4PM
  • Check Out:: 11AM
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children Welcome Please call for availablity.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends and Holidays
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: There will be a CANCELLATION FEE equalling 50% of your total resevation, if your reservation is cancelled less than SEVEN DAYS prior to your arrival.



Howard & Kristen Dusenbery

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About the innkeepers

Motorcycling, Doll Collecting, Gardening, Bagpipes

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  • Time Served: 8am - 9:00am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room and/or , on the patio beside the Water Garden

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