Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn

46 Cumberland Circle , Asheville, NC 28801 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


History. Style. Romance. AAA Four Diamond Rated Inn designed by Biltmore Estate on-site architect, Richard Sharp Smith in 1908. Extensive prize-winning English gardens. Luxurious guest rooms plus one- and two-bedroom suites. All have a King-size bed, luxury whirlpool with shower, towel warmer, fireplace, individual room climate control: air conditioning and heat, and HD TV/Blu-ray. High-speed internet access. Lavish organic gourmet breakfast. Pet-friendly suites. Located in Montford Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. Half-mile to Downtown Asheville. Ten minutes to Biltmore Estate and Blue Ridge Parkway. Experience our calm haven where classic style, tranquility and ease of the Old World combine with the best of modern amenities.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

What a Place!

5 on May 10, 2017

From the moment we arrived until our departure, we felt welcome and pampered. The breakfasts were delicious and such a treat! Each morning we were greeted with beautiful place settings and a variety of breakfast foods. The Happy Hours were a treat as well. We couldn't have chosen a more special place!

Fantastic getaway

5 on April 12, 2017

Wonderful experience....everything from arrangements to hospitality to the quaint location to the excellent accommodations. Our first B&B experience and one that we hope to have again soon. Great for weekend getaway for couples...we definitely needed it.

One of a kind Bed and Breakfast

5 on April 11, 2017

Our stay at Abbinton Green felt like we were visiting friends at their home. Our stay was perfect from the moment we checked in by Nick who greeted us at the door. Everything was perfect including breakfast which was amazing and each morning a different yet delightful meal. Highly recommend this one of A kind B&B.

Our Third Visit

4.8 on April 09, 2017

We just returned from our third visit to Abbington Green. As always Nick and Steve were the most gracious hosts. And we met Carey for the first time, she is just as wonderful. Trips to Asheville are common for us as a weekend getaway. We’ve stayed in multiple B&B’s in the Montford historic area, but after our first visit to Abbington Green, we now stay there exclusively. In fact, we don’t plan trips to Asheville, we plan trips to Abbington Green. The rooms are comfortable with great amenities. I love the individual temperate controls of each room, the fireplaces, even the complimentary lip balm (it’s the best!). The breakfasts are delicious with organic ingredients and locally roasted coffee. But the very best thing about Abbington Green is the hosts. Visiting Nick and Steve are like visiting friends. Nick always goes out of his way to get us into our favorite restaurants and recommend local attractions. Steve maintains the gorgeous onsite gardens and is always good conversation. And now Carey is on board and is just as pleasant and helpful. On this last trip, I had a medical issue that Nick, Steve, and Carey helped us find an open facility and the following morning brought breakfast to our room for me and assisted with getting our luggage to the car. I cannot thank them enough for their concern and assistance, it means a lot to me. I can’t wait for our next visit!

A wonderful stay!

5 on April 05, 2017

Abbington Green is a beautiful bed and breakfast! Nick and his staff thought of every little detail to make our stay wonderful. They are extremely personable and knowledgeable about the Asheville area. I would highly recommend Abbington Green B&B!

Best bed and breakfast

5 on March 30, 2017

I have no words to describe this bed and breakfast other than perfect. Nick Steve and Amber perfect hosts to a wonderful getaway

Best Place to Stay in Asheville!

4.8 on March 29, 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Abbington Green to celebrate his birthday weekend. Carey, Nick and Steve were so welcoming and made our experience so special. We were greeted at our car once we drove up and shown hospitality from that moment on. They even were so kind as to give my boyfriend a birthday card once we arrived. The breakfast each morning is absolutely delicious, especially the orange pecan french toast! Everything is locally bought and homemade. Could not have imagined a better way to start each day. The happy hour at 5 pm each day was also wonderful and all the hor d'oeuvres were delicious. The inn was very close to downtown (a 15 minute walk) and located in a very nice neighborhood. Nick had wonderful recommendations for activities / restaurants throughout our entire stay. Could not have imagined a better weekend in Asheville! Would recommend to anyone visiting Asheville.

Quaint Inn

4.6 on March 27, 2017

Quaint inn very close to downtown, providing easy access to everything in the area. Impeccable service and attention to detail. Owner goes out of his way to create a positive experience for guests.

Birthday celebration!

5 on March 19, 2017

Such a gracious atmosphere...loved learning about the Inn's history from Nick (who couldn't have been a more perfect host). My daughter and I were celebrating our March birthdays. Birthday cards were even waiting for us in our room. Our hosts surprised us with a larger room which was so very thoughtful. Breakfast was divine and very filling. Afternoon wine and accompanying local cheeses and homemade hors d' oeuvres were perfect. The special appointments were very well received - bath scents, beautiful bath, working fireplace in our room. There are several inviting porches and walkable gardens...honestly, it is the kind of place you don't want to leave - a perfect setting where you could just curl up with a book and a cup of hot tea from the butler's station. I look forward to another visit. Many thanks to Nick, Steve, and Carey!

Excellent stay

5 on March 18, 2017

What an Awesome stay we had at the Abbington Green B & B. Nick, Carey, and staff do a wonderful job at making you feel right at home. It was my wife and I's first time to Asheville, and they were so helpful at recommending good places to visit and dine at. The breakfasts were amazing. Our favorite was the French toast in a orange sauce that was to die for. The rooms were quiet and cozy as well. When we make it back to Asheville, we will definitely be staying here again.

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Rooms & Rates

Queen Mary's Garden

Cozy Queen Mary's Garden is our smallest room with soothing colors and features a King bed with mahogany sleigh heaboard, two comfortable wingback chairs, desk, wall-mounted 32"LCDcableTV with Hi-Def, movie/music channels and Blu-ray/ DVD plus a corner electric fireplace with remote mounted on the wall. The bath features a Sanijet pipeless whirlpool with rain shower above and custom marble surround, European towel warmer, period-style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and lighted make-up mirror.Wi-fi access. Healthy, filtered water.

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

Kew Garden

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE Kew Garden features a King size cherry bed with half-tester canopy and custom draperies and window and wall treatments. It also features an original oak mantle with working gas fireplace. A wall-mounted 43" PlasmaTV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels plus Blu-ray/ DVD. The marble and tile bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet whirlpool tub with rain shower above, a period-style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and make-up mirror.Wi-fi accesss. All water is healthfully filtered.

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

Regent's Park

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE . Newly renovated Regent's Park is a cozy room featuring a King size bed, custom canopy crown, draperies and wall treatment. The room includes a comfortable leather club chair and ottoman, a desk with mahogany bench and a wall-mounted 32"cable TV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels +Blu-ray/DVD player. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet deep, whirlpool tub with shower above, custom marble surround, a period-style pedestal sink, hairdryer,make-up mirror and LED motion sensor lighting. Wi-Fi access. All water is specially healthfully filtered.

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

Kensington Garden

With the calm and soothing feeling of a garden retreat, this Kensington Garden features King size cherry bed with half-tester canopy with custom draperies and window treatments, and antique spinet desk and comfortable seating, Above the original oak fireplace mantle with working fireplace, is a 43"plasma cable TVwith Hi-Def, movie/music channels and a Blu-ray/DVD video player. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet whirlpool tub with rain shower above, custom marble surround, a period -style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and lighted make-up mirror.Wi-fi access. All water is healthfully filtered.

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

St.James's Park

Limited time:Check this SPECIAL RATE. St. James's Park room, named after the park across from Buckingham Palace in London, offers a King size bed with dramatic half-tester canopy, custom draperies, window and wall treatments.The original corner, quarter-sawn oak mantle has a working gas fireplace. Above the mantle wall-mounted 43" Plasma TV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels plus Blu-ray/DVD. An oversize wingback chair and French style caneback, open arm chair provide comfortable seating. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool tub with rain shower and hand-held shower with marble surround, custom stone counter, LED motion-sensor lighting in cherry cabinetry,Wall-mount 24" LED TV.European towel warmer, custom crown light sconce, Swarovski crystal light sconces, chandelier, make-up mirror and hairdryer.Wi-fi access. All water is healthfullly filtered.

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

Eaton Square Suite

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE This 750 Sq.ft. suite includes 2 King bedrooms/1.5 baths.Private entry with private porch overlooks Lower Garden. Private sitting room and Dining area. Bath features state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool with shower above, European towel warmer, LED motion-sensor lights in cabinetry, make-up mirror, hairdryer.Fully equipped kitchen. 55"240HzLED TV with Hi-Def plus DVR and Blu-ray in Sitting room. 32"LCDcableTV and Blu-ray in 2nd Bedroom.26"LCD cable TV in the bath.WiFi access.Central air/heat. Dog friendly. All water specially, healthfully filtered

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 King

Grosvenor Square Suite

Limited time:check this SPECIAL RATE This suite with private entry and private porch overlooks our Lower garden. It features a King size cherry bed with custom half-tester canopy, custom window treatments. 42" PLASMATV with Hi-Def and Blu-ray/DVD player.Custom corner mantle with remote-control gas fireplace.Bath features state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool tub with shower above, European towel warmer, 32"LCD cable TV, granite counter, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and make-up mirror. Refrigerator and Flavia hot beverage maker.WiFi access.Central air/heat. All water is specially filtered.

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

Hyde Park Suite

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE Hyde Park suite has a private entry that opens into a cozy Sitting Room featuring 43" TV withHi-Def &Blu-ray, a custom mantle with remote-control gas fireplace.Bedroom with a King size bed with custom drapery teatments and a wall-mounted HDTV plus small, private covered balcony through French doors. The bath features a Kohler whirlpool tub with four-head body spray shower and hand-heldshower, dramatic 'Vesuvious' granite counter, LED motion-sensor lighting in cabinetry, wall-mounted 32" LED HD TV, European towel warmer, marble accessories, hair dryer, make-up mirror.Refrigerator and Flavia beverage maker. Wi-Fi access. Central air/heat. Dog friendly. All water specially, healthfully filtered.

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

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Location Type

near Biltmore Estate, mountains and Blue Ridge Pkwy., Hiking/walking/Bicycling, Art and crafters galleries, Fine Dining, Micro breweries, Downtown


Asheville, NC (AVL) 13 miles

Directions to property:

At Asheville, take I-240 to exit 4C (Montford Avenue).Turn onto Montford Avenue. Quarter mile to light at Chestnut Street. Turn right onto Chestnut; go one block to flashing light. Turn left onto Cumberland Avenue. Three blocks, Cumberland Circle splits toward right. Abbington Green is 6th house on left side on Cumberland Circle.

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, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Fax Machine, Piano, Telephone, Videos

Room amenities

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

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  • Check In:: 3:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required The Carriage House Suites are available for guests with dogs
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Most weekends 2-night min/Some weekends&holidays3nights
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit, one- night minimum required at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: Cancellation within cancellation period (14 days before arrival date/ 30 days for some holidays and October) loss of full deposit unless room(s) fully rebooked. Cancellation between booking date and 14/30 days before arrival $35. fee per room cancelled.
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Nicholas G Poulos

Languages spoken

Greek, English

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  • Time Served: 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

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