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Prospect Hill Bed & Breakfast Inn & Cottage

801 West Main Street Highway 67, Mountain City, TN 37683 USA (Show map)
4.6
59 Reviews
$109 - $179
per night

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About

Corner the heart of the mountains with a getaway to spacious rooms with fireplaces, many with whirlpool tubs a short drive drive from Boone/Blowing Rock NC, Abingdon, VA and Bristol, TN. Escape the crowds and enjoy the best. Mountain views are part of our amenities package which includes breakfast, candles, bubble bath, robes and free snacks. TV and free wireless. Business rates and last minute online "deals." |OUTSIDE| A tree-lined drive in small-town Mountain City, TN, leads the 1889 brick mansion on a three-acre hill. Wedding garden with mountain views, fountain. |INSIDE| Historic house with rooms designed for today's vacation. Oak furniture and genuine (c. 1997) Stickley. Nothing is stuffy. joy. Overall decor is eclectic tending toward modern. No doilies! |GUEST ROOMS| Large, very private rooms with queen or king beds, hardwood floors, whirlpools for two and in-room fireplaces, individual heating/cooling plus ceiling fans--so you can snuggle in our robes and light candles (provided). Tasty homemade breakfasts (vegetarian available) with generous amounts of conversation (if desired). This is where getting away and reconnecting are possible. |WHAT TO DO| Want to hike, bike, fish, hunt, look at leaves, stick your toes in the lake, shop? We have it nearby via interesting backroads. | WEDDINGS | Inn specializes in smaller (under 65-person) wedding weekends and elopements for two. See our website. |TRAVELING WITH FAMILY, PETS?| Enjoy our Cottage in the Woods, a 3BR/2BA house which sleeps 7-8 nestled on 30 acres of hardwoods. Just 7 mi. to the Virginia Creeper Trail (rent bikes, ride down hill) and adjoining the Iron Mountain Trail. See our main website for cottage details.Seasonal rentals available. Breakfast at inn (7 mi.) available(fee).

Rooms & Rates

Mountain Romance Room #1

King bed with walnut headboard, high ceilings, whirlpool tub for two, gas log fireplaces in the bedroom AND bath, colorful stained glass. Fresh, restful wall color and palest sky blue ceiling bring peace and tranquility to this first floor room. Flat screen TV, cuddly robes, bubble bath, candles, private entrance opening to your own porch swing with views. Extra-large room size. Wifi throughout. Hearty breakfast.

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

Rose/ Romance Room #2

Extraordinary room with three-state view, private stair to whirlpool tub for two and separate shower with mural art, gas log fireplace, stained glass, TV with VCR/DVD, robes, bubble bath, candles. Second sink in the room. Next to the upstairs porch. This is an unusual and very special room with a rose theme. Stairs usually not suitable for those with football knees, heart or bladder conditions. New slim line desk hides in the corner just in case you need to whip out your laptop or use the free wifi.

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

Garden Room Deluxe #3

This room is both lovely and economical. Queen bed with bronze canopy frame. Large shower (no tub) and garden theme wallpaper in cozy bath. Loveseat for snuggling, TV, ceiling fan, central heat/air. Robes, candles, snacks. Twin bed may be requested (fee for those over 12). Romantic electric fireplace. This is a large and lovely room at the top of the grand staircase, just steps from the intimate upstairs porch.(smoking allowed outdoors only). Business rates available Sun.-Thurs. for singles.

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

Justin's Hideaway Room #4

A light, bright and wonderful romance room--with a huge whirlpool tub with rain shower and custom tile. Tall ceilings and stained glass in the bath. Cozy bedroom with a large gas log fireplace and lovely original mantle. Garden view. Colors: Fresh green; bath is cashmere which is a grey/lilac with shell pink tiles surrounding the tub. White trim throughout. Robes, candles, bubble bath and snacks provided. This is the perfect romantic getaway--just waiting for the two of you. Free wifi.

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

Wagner Bedroom #5

Also called Wagner Bedroom and the original master bedroom. Unique antique bed and gas log stove delight. Private balcony with three-state view. Very large bath with large modern shower stall and and antique claw leg soaking tub. Hardwood floors. Robes, candles, snacks, TV. Desk. Smoking permitted only on the small private balcony. Delightful room at a delightful price.

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

Cottage in the Woods

3BR/2BA on 30 acres (7 miles from inn, near Damascus, VA and VA Creeper Trail, Apaplachian Trail). Fully furnished From towels and sheets to pots and pans, satellite TV and a few games. BBQ, outdoor fire place,full kitchen (microwave, etc). Kids and dogs welcome. Queen bed and twin in master. Hike old logging trails; hunting OK with advance notice. (TN lic. required). Now renting for NASCAR. Photos: http://www.prospect-hill.com/rooms_cabin.html

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double , 3 Twin

Weddings and Elopements

Beautiful meeting room with Tuscan feel, many windows with mountain view, real walnut trim and many extras included (china/flatware for 50, linens). Wedding garden with fountain nearby. Available for Destination Weddings, Elopements and parties. Free planning service included. Price varies by size, scope of event. See our website for details.

  • Maximum Capacity: 60
  • Bathroom Private Bath

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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.5

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Comfortable, private, and enjoyable!

5 on October 07, 2013

So comfortable and peaceful! I can't wait to stay here again. Sat outside every night and enjoyed the gorgeous view of the mountains and quietness. Room and bed were so comfy, clean, and private. Owners very friendly and accommodating! Close to biking, hiking, and some great local restaurants! Def recommend


Weekend at Prospect Hill B&B

5 on October 01, 2013

I was very pleased with my stay in Mountain City....very close to where I needed to be and very convenient. The owners were welcoming and very friendly. I would highly recommend staying here.


great experance

5 on September 25, 2013

great place great people great owners great food


Nascar Weekend Getaway

5 on September 16, 2013

Fabulous InnKeepers! Clean, quiet, beautiful home. So many little extras that are done for you! Breakfast, WOW amazing!!! Prospect Hill is a little slice of heaven. Lovely little town, folks are so darn friendly and the bed and breakfast itself is just amazing. Such history! I can't thank Judy and Robert for sharing their home!!


Road Trip 2013

2.4 on August 12, 2013

My husband and I went through many B&B's on this trip and this one was ok. I expected more from the pictures. Very old house still under renovation in some areas while we were there. Did not like the fact that there were a lot of bees flying around the front entrance when we walked up to the front door. The owner kind of joked around about it but I did not find it amusing. Bathroom was a bit on the small side. Food was ok. Walked away still hungry. I can not say that I would recommend this place.

Innkeeper Response
We are never happy when a guest isn't happy! At the time these guests visited we were searching for a beekeeper to remove the (healthy) bees. A week or two later there was success and the bees are gone! Renovations are an ongoing reality of old houses IF you don't want them to fall apart. Given the rain the Southeast this summer, it was impossible to schedule all repairs when guests were not present, especially those visiting Monday through Friday. The work being done was on the other side of the house at the time of their visit. By the end of August all major repairs/workers present will be complete (no bees, no pealing paint, Victorian colors). The room they chose is the least expensive--and the reason is because the room is large but the bathroom is definitely "one at a time" with a large shower stall. These guests may have preferred our pancakes (very filling) but perhaps we thought they'd enjoy Gourmet Herbed Eggs with a pastry and meat--something enjoyed by people who are riding in cars and not planing a lot of exercise and those who have been traveling and say "we've been eating too much" We are sorry our choice for them failed to hit the mark. We commend these guests for being frequent visitors to bed and breakfasts and we hope they'll continue to visit B&Bs throughout the country.


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Location

Location Type

Rural /Small town America, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Tri-City Airport, TN (TRI-Tri-City Regional) 55 miles

Directions to property:

go to I-81 north to Virginia exit 19. Turn right, following Hwy. 58 to Damascus, VA then Hwy. 91 to Mountain City. Right at light (W.Main). Inn is 2 1/2 blocks past RiteAid on the left with brick/wood/iron fence.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, NASCAR & Drag Races, Retirement Real Estate, Mile-high suspension bridge, General store shopping, Local festivals, Country auctions, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Quality relaxation, Local Festivals, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn, Cottage, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Secretarial services, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Private porch entrance, Gas Log Fireplaces, Private deck with view, Patio & garden, Three-state view, Individual controls heat/air

Room amenities

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

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Quality relaxation, Local Festivals, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4-6:30/call
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No activities; one child/room with parents
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited Service dogs only

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Special event periods: Fall weekends (2 nights), NASCAR (3 nights)
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night--credit card required to hold reservation.
  • Cancellations: Seven day cancellation without penalty. (regular). 14 days in October. 60 days for NASCAR. Longer during special event periods, groups of 2 rooms or more(ask).

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Judy and Robert Hotchkiss

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

1 Cat , 1 in office; 1 outside Others

About the innkeepers

Judy and Robert Hotchkiss are people who act on their dreams. After 21 years as urban pioneers and successful Atlanta innkeepers, the couple sought - and found - a grand mountain home. Robert has a physics degree and served in a US Navy nuclear submarine and was a commercial real estate attorney. Judy has a journalism degree, wrote news and magazine articles and worked in marketing and advertising.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30-10 (bus.times arranged)
  • Serving Location: Garden patio if desired, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Call requests ahead , Low sugar-tell us


Signature Dish

Cranberry Stuffed French Toast & Baked Eggs
Our Stuffed French Toast using cranberries, apples or peaches is gaining popularity as is our baked egg dishes. Menus vary by whether we have many guests or few. Fresh fruit and choice of juices are available every day. IF you require cereal or yogurt, just ask. Robert has made crepes since he was 10. Judy added a special fruit filling... a long-time favorite is Oatmeal & Brown Sugar Pancakes (tasty with a special homemade cinnamon syrup). We do not offer a la carte.


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Details

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801 West Main Street , Highway 67, Mountain City, TN 37683 USA (Show map)

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