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.



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

Wonderful escape

5 on April 21, 2018

We were looking for a relaxing escape in Asheville and certainly found it at Abbington Green! We stayed in Queen Mary’s Garden which was lovely and pristine. Nick and Carey and their staff were the epitome of hospitality. The breakfasts were delicious and the conversation with the staff and other guests easy and fun. Nick was very knowledgeable about the area, had suggestions about restaurants and other things to do. We stayed 2 nights but I wish we could have stayed longer and had more time to sit on the porch or patio with a cup of coffee or glass of wine!

All I can say is... Fantastic!

5 on April 20, 2018

Everything was top notch. From the accommodations to the service of the staff. You are made to feel like you a visiting a family member or close friend. Nick made me feel a friend with his warm welcome, instead of a stranger from the beginning. I must say the food was excellent and he makes sure if you have any dietary restrictions, you are accommodated. I would DEFINITELY return.

Can not say enough

5 on April 19, 2018

What a wonderful stay! The entire staff makes you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. Breakfast is a delight! Great attention to detail in all they do. They really set the bar very high for other B&B's.

The finest B&B in Asheville

4.0 on April 19, 2018

When you find a special treasure, you go back to experience it again and again. We just enjoyed our second visit to Abbington Green last weekend. It's like going "home" to a place where you are warmly welcomed and treated like family. We stayed in a different room this time, only because we would like to eventually try ALL of the rooms in the Inn. The attention to detail and thoughtfulness of Nick and his staff always make our stay a comfortable, relaxing and satisfying one. I began our stay by enjoying a 90 minute hot stone & aromatherapy was wonderful!! We settled into our beautiful room and then enjoyed the delicious appetizers served during happy hour. Saturday morning we were awakened by the unbelievable scents coming from the kitchen, only to discover that it was our breakfast being lovingly prepared. As we sat at the beautifully set table with the other guests, we enjoyed our delicious breakfast, served by the most gracious staff. They brought me my favorite tea and even remembered my husband's love of bacon. We spent the day at the Biltmore and then returned in time to enjoy another selection of homemade appetizers, artfully prepared by the Innkeeper Nick. The beds at Abbington Green are the most comfortable beds we have slept in (away from home) in our many years of traveling. Sunday morning was bittersweet as we delightfully dined at breakfast and chatted with the other guests, knowing it was time to head home afterwards. Sigh!! So for now, we remember another wonderful weekend at Abbington Inn, and we look forward to our next visit...maybe this summer for the Chiluly Exhibit at the Biltmore? Counting the days!!

the Love is in the details...

5 on April 10, 2018

Nick, Steve, and Carey and the Abbington Green crew really rolled out the red carpet for our family. We stayed in the carriage house and brought our fur baby, Sydney. We so enjoyed the individual attention to detail from the immaculate well-appointed room to the kindness and warmth of the staff. The food was delicious and everything included a personal touch, such as homemade jam, family recipes, and the best local products. This was our second visit and we are already planning our return trip next year. Such a wonderful get away!


5 on April 05, 2018

Exceptional service, delicious food, beautiful rooms and gardens.... Abbington Green truly is an outstanding bed and breakfast!. I can't say enough fantastic things about Nick, Carey and the whole team. I can't wait to go back again soon!

Perfect for Peaceful Relaxation

5 on April 03, 2018

Idyllic garden setting with charming decor. Much appreciated modern amenities such as good water pressure, rain style shower head and quiet jetted bath tub. Gas fireplace. Service was beyond compare. Nick and Carey make every guest a priority and go out of their way to accommodate needs/requests. Food was outstanding. I can’t wait to return.

One of the Best

5 on April 02, 2018

Abbington Green is one of the best B&Bs / boutique hotels we've ever stayed in. The house, grounds, and amenities were all charming and well taken care of, and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We were traveling with our dog, and he was well-loved and got his own goodie bag upon arrival. What a treat to stay somewhere that welcomes (not just tolerates) your furry friend, but also does not compromise the comfort, quality, and cleanliness in the pet-friendly rooms. We'll be back!

Oh my word - a perfect delight!

5 on March 23, 2018

My husband claims I have acute accommodation distress disorder - and he's not wrong. I prefer to call it high standards. Abbington Green passed my test with flying colors and then some! Not a detail is overlooked. There is lip balm in the room, fresh M&Ms in the entry hall, a heated towel rack, soft robes, fabulous breakfast (probably the most perfectly cooked eggs benedict I've ever had!), yummy food and wine at social hour - the list goes on. If you are trying to figure out where to stay in Asheville, this is it! There are two great restaurants that are an easy walk from the inn - one Italian, Chiesa and one Jamaican, Nine Mile. Both scrumptious. My daughter and I stayed for a quick spring break getaway, and we were in heaven! Nick has made a science of the art of hospitality. Steve's green thumb is evident - even though it wasn't quite spring yet. And Carey is most kind and attentive without hovering. You can book this one without a moment's hesitation! Enjoy.

Southern Hospitality at its Finest

5 on March 15, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with this fine establishment. Clean, elegant, relaxing, friendly. The breakfast was amazing (we purchased an Abbington Green Cookbook) and the location close to historic Asheville is certainly convenient. Beautiful views of the mountainside from the front porch. We will be back many times.

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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: 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: 3
  • 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

Holland Park

Holland Park Suite is a 2-BDR 2-Bath 1200 sq. ft. space nestled in the roofline of the Inn. This third floor accommodation, is accessible only by stairs, and is not handicap accessible. The SITTING ROOM has an open-plan seating area with comfortable upholstered chairs and includes a DINING AREA for 4, a Hi-Def television, blu-ray player and an electric FIREPLACE. Leading from the Sitting Area through French Doors is a 2-person, PRIVATE BALCONY located in the apex of the roof of the Inn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 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, Computer, Copier, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Spa, Telephone, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, 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.
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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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