I've stayed at many b&b's both in the US and abroad and I chose this place based on reviews. I was not impressed at all, with anything. I was tempted to switch my reservations even if it meant losing money but i convinced myself to stay the entire time. The rooms look much better on the internet. In-person they are less than impressive. The wine hour was a nice little treat,emphasis on little as the snacks looked like they were left out overnight. One of the nicest things about a B&B in particular is the interaction between the guests and the innkeeper. The guests were pleasant but the Innkeeper David was not. He did not even acknowledge me with a hello when meeting for the first time. That was uncalled for and very rude. My room had plumbing issues and the room did not feel anywhere near fresh and clean, quite the contrary as it felt very old and stuffy. I was not impressed with the breakfasts. They were not awful but just not impressed. Hill House needs a total makeover. I plan to visit Asheville again but certainly not Hill House. For anyone who is accustomed to the beauty and comfort of a b&b, don't stay here; you'll be disappointed. In closing, I'll mention the bug that was on the table (on the juice glass) during breakfast and instead of David, the Inkeeper, replacing the glass. he just squashed the bug on the orange juice glass and left the glass there. How can one enjoy a glass of juice after the owner squashes a bug? Common courtesy says replace the glass and show some concern..The place is a great disappointment. Stay away.
We discovered Abbington Green on your website and found it absolutely fabulous. We were warmly welcomed during the holidays and were treated like family. Nick and Carey were both so helpful in arranging our visit to the Biltmore and making recommendations for sites to see. We stayed in the Kew Garden Room which was very lovey, comfortable, generously sized, and beautifully decorated. We particularly enjoyed our gas fireplace. The Inn was fully decorated for the Christmas holidays. Nick and his team are so very talented and creative. The breakfast table was exquisitely set with treasured dishes of Nick's mom and Williams-Sonoma tableware. I so enjoyed chatting with Nick and Carey about our shared Williams-Sonoma connection. The breakfasts were gourmet quality as well as the evening appetizers. We enjoyed the chance to mingle with other guests. Our stay was a delightful, memorable experience. Exemplary hosts! Thank you for the memories! Patrick and Joanne from Michigan
This was our second stay at The Abbingtongreen and it was just as awesome as the last time!! We actually brought friends with us this time because we wanted them to experience how awesome this place is and how Nick treats you like royalty. We can't wait to come back for our third visit soon!!
Ken greeted us at the door and immediately made us feel at home. The lodge is beautiful! You feel wrapped in a warm blanket by the logs and interior decor. We relaxed with a glass of wine and got to know some of the history of the home and area before heading into town for dinner. Upon our return we were welcomed into the home with a fire in the fireplace. There are several common areas that you can relax to read, catch up on email or just daydream. The bed was very comfortable and breakfast was a treat. They were very accommodating to my food sensitivities and prepared a delicious gluten free breakfast. All in all it was all that we could have hoped for in a B & B.
My husband and I spent our 10 year anniversary here on a deal we found on Groupon. This place is awesome. There are great trails for hiking and places to fish at and all the little mom and pop restaurants serve excellent food. Breathtaking views! Bring your hiking shoes because Chimney Rock is a decent hike, but not for the faint of heart. I can't say enough good things about the Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant. The grounds were well maintained and full of history, the staff are all very pleasant and go above and beyond to help you with whatever you need, and the rooms are very well maintained and comfortable.
This place is like a sanctuary for the soul. Our family has stayed here as well as my wife and I when we just need to get away. I absolutely love the main living area of the Inn and its cozy feel with the large window views and the master fireplace keeping us warm after a night out. The rooms are very unique and offer plenty of space to move about and just relax. The beds in the rooms we stayed are WOW... the cottage and the garden.....were just amazing, and I didn't want to get out of bed for that reason....The Innkeepers are the BEST. Andrea and George always have something fun to talk about and they really do love having their guest in their special B&B. The whole house is amazing! I cant wait until our return in March. You definitely need to check this one out in Waynesville. I would stay here and make the short 25-30 min drive to Asheville.
We stayed at Oak Hill Thur. Jan. 26 for my husband's birthday. Everything about this place is outstanding. Darlene and Tony must have gone to B & B school because they were excellent hosts. This B & B is beautiful, clean,and located close to town. We liked having the coffee available 24 hrs., enjoyed the fireplace, and view, and had a delicious breakfast. Tony and Darlene are friendly and VERY helpful, recommending restaurants and even making reservations. We would definitely stay there again.!
This lovely, historical B & B located in the mountains of western NC is delightful in every way. The rooms are beautifully appointed, the morning meals and afternoon treats delicious and the hosts eager and able to cater to the wishes of their guests. The magnificent wraparound porch has a great view of the surrounding mountains and it is but a short walk to the charming downtown of Waynesville. Our weekend here was the perfect getaway.
Nick, Carrie, & Steve are fantastic hosts. My wife & I have stayed at several B&Bs across the world & Abbington Green is one of the best. There are several things that set this B&B above the other B&Bs that we have stayed at. First off Nick responded to my questions about whether China room would be best for my wife & I. We were celebrating our 20th anniversary. Nick also ahead of time asked what foods we both did not liked & what foods we could not eat. My wife has certain dietary restrictions, which Nick & the staff happily helped to make sure my wife did not eat foods she could not eat. The breakfast was specially prepared & delicous! The evening reception was also a nice bonus. We got to meet some of the other guests in a relaxed atmosphere with finger food & beer or wine. Having a beer option was nice, since my wife & I are not big wine drinkers. Every room in this B&B has a King bed & a fireplace, which we used every night, since it was cold when we visited the inn. Nick, Carrie, & Steve also helped to make our anniversary a memorable one. They helped arrange for flowers to be delivered while we were out sit seeing (my wife was thrilled), as well as helped us with an anniversary dinner we will never forget. Nick called the restaurant & the owner gave us a quiet table with Prosecco waiting on the table when we arrived. Nick also gave us ideas on nice hikes that fit our needs. We hope to return soon to this fantastic B&B!
Came just into the New Year - our 40th but really on a shopping expedition. Arrived just before dark and were given a good tour by the female staff member. Great food on day two and three then back we came to Atlanta. Only suggestion from the wife was for a more traditional breakfast option (like toast).
My wife and I recently spent two nights at the WhiteGate Inn and Cottages. Our room was quaint and comfortable. The breakfast is simply out of this world and gourmet is not too strong a word to describe this dining experience. Frank and Ralph, the owners, make you feel so at home as well as Thomas , the assistant innkeeper.
My fiance' and I stayed at the Black Walnut B&B Inn Dec 30 & 31, 2016 for the New Year's weekend. We couldn't have asked for a better experience, and the proprietors of the Inn (Peter and Lori) were exceptional in all respects! Great food, and had really nice afternoon wine and Hors d'Oeuvres, with Peter and everyone else staying at the Inn. Great social time with everyone. This is a definitely a labor of love for Peter and Lori! Thx for the memories!
We really enjoyed our stay at the Black Walnut Bread and Breakfast! Wonderful ambiance and the breakfast was delicious. Really enjoyed getting together at 5 for the wine and appetizers and chatting with the other guests. We will be going back for another visit to Asheville and will be staying here!
No regrets on this choice of B&Bs! We loved the historic feel to the Abbington Green and the spacious Eaton Square Suite. We had our privacy but still enjoyed mingling at the social time and the exquisite breakfast. The location was perfect for a walk downtown--with sidewalks and a greenway. The house was beautifully decorated for the holidays, and we look forward to a spring visit to see the gardens in bloom. Nick, Carrie, and staff delivered a memorable experience.
From the moment we walked in to the moment we walked out, it was ALL wonderful, cozy, elegant and charming was this house on the hill. The staff were so friendly helpful and amazing all the way around. My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and it couldn't have been more perfect. We will come as often as we can to enjoy it over and over.
Beautiful romantic inn ... The Abbington Green exceeded our our expectations! Everything from the special greeting upon arrival, the delicious breakfast, wine & appetizer social hour , beautifully appointed rooms and our gracious inn keepers! We have stayed in many inns but this one will be on our top favorite places to stay. We enjoyed the quaint town, many great restaurants and unique places to visit.
My wife and I couldn't have enjoyed our stay more at the Sweet Biscuit Inn. Claudia and Christian are very friendly and welcoming. They do a wonderful job of being welcoming without smothering. In addition to that the house is beautiful and the food is fantastic. They do a wonderful job of spoiling you with combinations you wouldn't normally try yourself. We look forward to our next trip back to stay here again. In addition the house is perfectly located between downtown and the biltmore house
The Black Walnut B&B is wonderful. Beautiful rooms with fireplaces are so cozy. The breakfast in the morning in fantastic and we loved the afternoon tea/cocktail hour. Appetizers and sweets and wine. Met a lot of nice people during breakfast and in the afternoon. Located close to downtown Asheville. We will stay her again! Great ambiance!
My family went to Abbington Green Bed and Breakfast for 3 nights over Christmas. The B&B is located in a lovely old neighborhood about a mile from downtown Asheville. The buildings are well-maintained and beautifully furnished. Many of the guests staying over the holiday were repeat visitors. Because it was the holidays, all the rooms and the gardens had holiday decorations. Our room even had a full-size Christmas tree. The staff was amazing and was always available if we needed anything. The owner, Nick, is a gourmet chef and made a delicious full breakfast every morning. At 5:00 every afternoon, we were offered wine/beer, cheese, and other hors d’oeuvres. Nick also serves dinner for Thanksgiving and Christmas. What a treat to have a home-cooked gourmet meal, rather than a buffet for Christmas dinner. I have dietary restrictions, and this was no problem as Nick prepared my food with the appropriate substitutes. So I could enjoy all the wonderful food along with everyone else. I definitely recommend Abbington Green Bed and Breakfast as a wonderful place to stay in Asheville.
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