Echo Mountain Inn

2849 Laurel Park Highway , Hendersonville, NC 28739 USA (Show map)
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About

Echo Mountain Inn is a charming country inn located about 3 miles from historic Hendersonville, North Carolina and about 25 miles south of Asheville, NC. The Inn sits on a lovely mountain overlooking the town, with over 25 individually decorated rooms and a great variety of beds, arrangements, and views. All our rooms have TV, individual heat/air, private baths and wireless internet. Some of the rooms have a real wood burning fireplace. We are sure you can find exactly what you are looking for in our family friendly Inn. We serve a full country buffet breakfast on weekends and a healthy continental breakfast during the week. We can also cater delicious, nutritious meals for receptions, family reunions, retreats and other gatherings. In warm weather, you can enjoy our outdoor pool, shuffleboard court, and gardens. Fall features spectacular NC foliage and in winter we have cozy fires and comfy places to read a book, play games or just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Let Echo Mountain Inn serve as your launching base for local shopping and antiquing, as well as outdoor activities like hiking, biking, rafting and golf or enjoying the magnificent mountains and waterfalls close by in beautiful western North Carolina. We have a friendly staff that is eager to make sure you find your 'home away from home.'

Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.4

Quaint historic inn

4.8 on September 16, 2017

Ed and his staff made us feel right at home. The inn has a relaxed atmosphere with beautiful mountain views. The breakfast is better than most restaurants with homemade dishes using locally produced ingredients like dairy, meats and coffee. We will be back!


Will return!

4.6 on August 13, 2017

Sweet inn just up the road from Hendersonville. Our regret was that we stayedat Days Inn before we discovered this awesome place with a wonderful staff. Best things were the full breakfast and driving up about 3 miles furher to Jump Off Rock. Beautiful overlook.


A quiet getaway

3.4 on July 21, 2017

We stayed for three nights. The innkeepers were friendly and accommodating. We had a bit of a plumbing issue in our bathroom, but it was corrected immediately. The room we stayed in was dated, but the beds were comfortable. Everything was clean. The breakfasts were excellent - much more than the advertised continental breakfast. With a bit of renovation and upgrading, this B&B could be exceptional. I'd say it was a good value - a little difficult driving around the curvy roads at night, but we managed. All in all, we enjoyed our stay. My husband forgot his pillow when we left and they shipped it to us right away. Would recommend this B&B.


Wonderful and so quaint

4.6 on December 26, 2014

From the view, to the room this place is wonderful. We went at Christmas time, we arrived late and they had our room info in a little custom made envelope waiting for us on the front desk. Our room had a fireplace which was the coolest thing. The Christmas decorations all over the main lodge were beyond amazing. The breakfast left something to be desired but other than that this place was perfect


Charming, delightful

5 on August 20, 2013

We have stayed at Echo Mountain Inn a number of times and have found that, no matter the time of year, this Inn is inviting and pleasant. The staff could not be more accommodating. The breakfasts are truly delicious. During our recent stay, we were surprised to see a fresh new look, beautifully refinished natural wood floors, updated furniture, and decorative touches throughout. The surrounding area is filled with wonderful attractions, including waterfalls, hiking trails, restaurants, a play house, and many breathtaking mountain views. We will definitely return!


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Rooms & Rates

214 Quilt Haven

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

212 Mama Bear

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

107 Country Garden

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

213 Cozy Corner

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double

402 Little Echo

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

105 Americana Room

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

215 Magnolia

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

404 Little Echo

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

208 Regal

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

205 English Country

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

303 Little Echo

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

217 Royal

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

302 Little Echo

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

203 Wicker

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

403 Little Echo

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

216 Geranium

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

207 Plum Pretty

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

106 Colonial Room

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

206 French Country

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

204 Blue Ridge

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

209 Sage

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

304 Little Echo

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

301 Little Echo

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

401 Little Echo

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

211 Goldilocks

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Quiet Residential, Countryside, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Asheville, NC (AVL) 15 miles

Directions to property:

To find us, from I-26, take Exit #49B. Drive 1.9 miles on Hwy 64 W (4 Seasons Blvd) into Downtown Hendersonville. Turn left on Main Street and right two blocks later on 5th Avenue. 1.4 miles later you will reach the 2nd four-way stop. At this intersection 5th Avenue becomes Laurel Park Highway. Follow this winding road for 1.6 miles to the top of the mountain where you will find Echo Mountain Inn on your right.

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, Flat Rock Playhouse, Dupont State Forest, Chimney Rock, White Water Rafting, Brewerys, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Library, Microwave, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Piano, Pool, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Fridges available on request, Ironing Boards available, Cots Available

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Away from entrances
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night's stay
  • Cancellations: 7 days notice prior to arrival date is required for all cancellations. If the cancellation occurs within 7 days, there will be a 1 night penalty fee. If the cancellation occurs within 48 hours, there will be a charge for the cost of the full reservation. Any cancellations prior to 7 days will only be charged a $25 cancellation fee
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Ed and Dawn Shields , Jason Ghirst, Ashlyn McGinnis

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Hot and cold buffet

  • Time Served: 8:00 am to 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

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