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

Great 1st experience at a B&B!

5 on July 20, 2017

My husband and I decided to go to Asheville for our 3rd anniversary and neither one of us had ever stayed at a B&B. We looked around for a B&B close enough to walk to downtown and found Abbington Green. From the time we booked the reservation until we checked out, it was one of the best experiences of my life! Nick and his staff are so attentive and the passion they have for the house and their customers is no less than extraordinary. We had 2 beautiful and delicious breakfasts and I loved the social hour at 5pm on the front porch where we had great conversations with people that we would have never met otherwise. Nick's restaurant recommendations were nothing short of delicious! Honestly, I was sad to leave. We will be staying here from now on every time we travel to Asheville!

Expectations Exceeded Once Again!

5 on July 13, 2017

We returned to Abbington Green for a long anniversary weekend, and our second trip was just as amazing as the first one two years ago! Innkeepers Nick and Steve always ensure that their beautiful home and gardens are perfect. Carey, General Manager, and the kitchen and housekeeping staff were awesome as well. We thoroughly enjoyed Nick's scrumptious breakfasts and social hour treats. Abbington Green is our favorite place to stay in the U.S.!! We can't wait to return!!

This bed and breakfast is a place that has excellence in all areas.

5 on July 10, 2017

Nic, Carey, and the staff were exceptional in service to us. They were very cordial and accommodating. The house is beautifully appointed and clean. Breakfasts were truly scrumptious. We will definitely return.

Another great stay at Abbington Green

5 on July 06, 2017

This was our second time staying at Abbington Green and was just as good if not better than the first time. From the amazing breakfasts to start each day - orange pecan French toast and eggs benedict - to the enjoyable social hour each day - homemade appetizers with wine, beer & sangria....and lucky us, enjoying the 4th of July cookout with great food, drink and company. The rooms are in perfect condition with the addition of new sheets...and they are so good we ordered a set for ourselves. Nick and new addition Carey were so great - from making sure we had everything we could ask for to helping us with a hike location and setting up our Monday night dinner reservation. This is the only spot for us the next time we come to Asheville!

Heaven on Earth

5 on July 01, 2017

We have been to many B&Bs, but Abbington Green takes first place in our minds. Nick and his staff go beyond to provide a great experience for their guests. If you are going to do Asheville the place to stay is AG B&B. The rooms are spotless and define a period in time which is authentic and follows what Nick himself would like if he went to a B&B. His breakfasts are superb. They are not just put on the table, they are lovingly prepared and explained to the guests what it is - you can feel the great pride that Nick has for his creations. He also prepares a 5pm social hour inclusive of local beers (Asheville is the home of at least 5 local breweries), excellent wines and a sampling of food to taste. This includes cheeses, sausage, specialty items like mac and cheese balls (delicious). Abbington Green is also pet friendly. Nick has 3 units in the carriage house which welcome pets. So do not be afraid to bring your dog or cat. Things that you may not even think about are at Abbington, such as the water that you drink and shower with is filtered. There are several gardens on the premises, some of which contain herbs and vegetables which he uses in his prepared meals. However, it is worth a walk thru just to see the variety of plants that surround this villa. There is a full length porch to sit and converse with other guest while enjoying his social hour. On the porch are the dulcet tones of a wind chime which is soothing and welcoming. This home is in the Montfort section which is only about a mile into the center of Asheville. I have said enough except for the willingness of Nick and his staff to please every guest and treat them as family. Nick will bend over backwards to get you into restaurants and also provides tickets to various attractions so you do not have to stand on line.

Awesome staff

4.8 on June 26, 2017

Nick, the innkeeper is wonderful and so helpful. He pays attention to the smallest details to make your stay memorable. He made our dinner reservations at a wonderful Italian restaurant, and much to our surprise, had the restaurant put a congratulatory message in their menu board for our anniversary. Carey and Zack were great as well and so attentive. Great place to stay

The Ultimate B&B Experience!

5 on June 14, 2017

Staying at Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn was truly an enjoyable experience. The host misses no details in making your visit the best experience possible. Everyone on staff went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable and pleasantly memorable! The accommodations were thoughtfully created and beautifully designed. The house is a historical gem and the gardens are magnificent and well utilized in preparing the delicious breakfasts served each morning. The location/neighborhood was great for strolling and also convenient and pleasant for walking to outstanding restaurants for dinner. Abbington Green Inn is a place you do not want to miss!

A Home away from Home

5 on June 04, 2017

My wife and I wanted a quick getaway before the Memorial Day holiday weekend. We visited Abbington Green at Christmas and decided to return in May. As before, Nick was a consummate host, great breakfast provider and his dinner suggestions were spot on. While not in downtown Asheville, it is a short walk or drive and offers the best of both worlds. It was a great and relaxing stay and we will return again.

Fantastic Stay

4.8 on June 01, 2017

This B&B exceeded our expectation in all facets. Their website as it depicts the property 100% as is, especially the pictures of the rooms and main house. Nick and Carey and staff are absolutely committed to making your stay perfect. Food and presentation were terrific and mixing with the other guests was a very positive experience. We will definitely return to Abbington Green in the future!!! Gary/Janie

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!

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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: 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.
  • 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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