Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn

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

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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.

Reviews

Overall
4.9

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

A gem in Asheville!

5 on February 22, 2017

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


Wonderful getaway weekend!!

5 on February 09, 2017

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!!


Superior service & unique B&B

4.8 on January 18, 2017

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!


Wonderful Asheville getaway!

4.4 on January 12, 2017

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.


Romantic Getaway

5 on January 07, 2017

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.


Perfect choice for Christmas, gluten-free/diary-free, no problem

5 on December 30, 2016

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.


Very impressed with Abbington Green!

5 on December 28, 2016

This was my first bed and breakfast, and I feel I am now spoiled. We stayed just before Christmas, and the decorations were beautiful! The main house, and the room we stayed in were both immaculate. The room was very comfortable and quiet. The location put us within minutes of everything we wanted to see in Asheville. Nick was incredible, and made sure that we were taken care of, and had everything we needed. The breakfast each day was unbelievable! There was obviously a lot of time and effort put into each breakfast. We plan on staying at Abbington Green on all future visits to Asheville.


The Best of the Best!

5 on December 28, 2016

Our 4th time in a year at AG...and we only live 30 minutes away! We're big B&B people and have stayed in many wonderful ones in the US, Candada, and Europe. AG remains right at the top. Everything...beautiful historic home with modern conveniences, fabulous breakfasts, helpfulness of the staff, knowledge of the area...all exceed expectations. And then there's Nick's love of people, innate hospitality, and wonderful sense of style. It's truly an experience to visit Nick, Steve, and Carey in this lovely home. Look no further, just make your reservations!


A Lovely Place to Stay. We'll be back

5 on December 20, 2016

Nick and his team at Abbington made us feel welcome from the very start. Upon arrival they had already upgraded our room without charge. The room was very clean and very comfortable. The bathroom was private and modern. The room had a fireplace which was a fun touch. The breakfasts were varied, well presented and delicious. Nick goes to great trouble to obtain and use local organic ingredients wherever possible. Abbington is situated in a great location. It is within walking distance to a couple of really good restaurants and a short drive to downtown, the Grovepark Inn and the Biltmore House. We will definitely be back.


ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS

5 on December 08, 2016

This was a great experience. We truly enjoyed spending time in this quaint and heart warming place. Nick is the best host we have ever experienced. His motto is enter as guest leave as friends and that is exactly what happened. Thank you so much Nick


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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

Location Type

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

Airport

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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Policies

  • 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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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Nicholas G Poulos

Languages spoken

Greek, English

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

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

Special meal options

Vegetarian


Recipes

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