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Grand AAA 4-Diamond Asheville Bed and Breakfast. Located in the beautiful historic Grove Park residential district, Albemarle Inn is a handsome Greek Revival mansion with high airy ceilings, polished oak paneling, and an exquisite carved oak stairway with a unique circular landing and balcony. Within minutes of the Biltmore Estate, downtown and the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains, this distinguished inn is on the National Register of Historic Places. AAA - 4 Diamonds.
5 on April 14, 2018
3-night stay. Rich woodwork and paneling throughout the house. cozy, bright breakfast room. Service was great. Rosemary, the Inn's host, helped us with places to see and dine. Some great recommendations! We stayed in the Sunrise Suite. The rooms (BR and sitting room) were spacious and very comfortable. Beautiful furniture too. The Inn is tucked away in a nice little neighborhood. Everywhere around Asheville was easy to get to from the Inn. I would absolutely stay there again.
5 on April 04, 2018
Absolutely lovely inn, fantastic breakfast, welcoming innkeepers & staff
5 on January 26, 2018
We enjoyed a wonderful and relaxing weekend at the Albemarle Inn. The home is beautiful, the room was comfortable, and the hospitality was exceptional. Well Done!
4.8 on January 19, 2018
Relaxing stay in January 2018. Rosemary and Fabrizio are warm and gracious hosts. Large room, wonderful bed, delicious breakfasts! Will return.
5 on January 03, 2018
Nothing delighted us more than the attentive but non-intrusive service my wife and I received while staying here. We had a room downstairs right off the main living area. It had a nice modern bathroom and easy access to the common area of the house. The breakfasts were amazing, and the evening cheese/cracker/fruit tray with a nice glass of wine was wonderful before we headed out in the evenings for dining around town. We will definitely stay here again on our next visit to Asheville.
5 on December 20, 2017
We enjoyed our stay at the Albermarle. Fabrizio, the owner and Cindy, the breakfast cook did an outstanding job and were very attentive to our needs. The room was lovely with a new upscale shower. We enjoyed sitting by the fire and having a glass of wine with our host. (The evening cookies his wife baked were outstanding.) Breakfast was in several courses and the host was very attentive to the fact I don't eat meat or cheese. Fabrizio's dinner suggestions were spot-on We had several minor mechanical issues, but they were handled quickly. The location of the inn is a very nice one, in a lovely residential neighborhood, just a short walk to the Grove Park Inn, where we enjoyed the Xmas decorations.
4.0 on December 20, 2017
Our stay was delightful, and the owners were very accommodating. The Rooms are very elegant. Very nice old house charm. Definitively planning on making a return trip with friends.
5 on December 10, 2017
Although I have stayed at the Albemarle Inn many times, this was my first visit with the new owners, whom I found to be attentive and delightful people. Fabrizio entertained us with stories from his native land of Italy, and Rosemary was equally impressive with her culinary skills and hostess capabilities. These are genuine nice people, and their inn is both beautiful and well run. We enjoyed Juliette’s chamber, with its tastefully wallpapered interior, romantic canopied bed, and private balcony overlooking the front of the inn The Albemarle is just a short walk from the Grove Park Inn, which is always fun to visit, especially without the hassle of dealing with a car! The inn is also convenient to all downtown activities, restaurants, and shops, so it is just a perfect place to stay when visiting Asheville. If you enjoy the uniqueness of a grand old inn, don’t miss the Albemarle!
5 on October 23, 2017
We stayed here for two nights and wish we could have stayed longer!!! This is a beautiful historic home in a great location, just five minutes from downtown. We stayed in the Juilet's Chamber room and everything about it was beautiful! The house was very clean and the staff was very attentive. Rosemary even baked cookies every evening. The breakfast was also out of this world! I would definitely recommend and we will be back to visit!
4.6 on October 13, 2017
Enjoyed our stay. Beautiful property, very friendly owners. Good location in a great residential area of Asheville.
Third floor, king-bedded room with additional twin bed, sitting area and a two-person whirlpool tub. Truly a hide-away, this spacious & luxurious room is tucked up on our third floor. It has a roomy King-Sized Bed. Decorated in Biltmore's Equestrian theme Bedding in shades of soft browns and yellows. The room's accessories and paintings sublty continue the horse motif, and offer a calm, relaxing atmosphere. A twin bed in a dormer alcove provides additional sleeping space. The luxurious marble accented bath has a two-person whirlpool tub and a separate Shower. The sitting area, perfect for relaxing after a day on the town, is furnished with a Queen Ann loveseat and chairs.
Third floor, king-bedded room. Named for Dr. Carl Reynolds, the first owner of the mansion, this corner room on the west side of the Inn is filled with the afternoon sunshine through its four windows and offers a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the far off distance. The room features a spacious King-Sized Sleigh Bed. A marble-topped bureau, a corner table and two comfortable wing backed chairs complete the room's furnishings. The bath includes a separate tile stall shower in addition to the clawfoot tub which is nestled in a cozy nook.
Third floor, queen-bedded room with additional twin bed. Bartok's Retreat is a pleasant bright room on our third floor with a view of the tree-tops and the song birds which inspired the composer's Third Piano Concerto. The western exposure offers a lovely view of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance. A Queen-Sized Sleigh Bed and an additional Twin bed in a dormer alcove provide sleeping room for three. Other furnishings include two comfortable upholstered chairs. The room's sage green decor offers a relaxing atmosphere. The compact bathroom has a dormer roof which slopes over the shower and creates a much lower ceiling height. Due to this height restriction we do not recommend this room for very tall guests.
Third floor, queen-bedded room. A little bit of France in the North Carolina Mountains, this charming, cozy room features a skylight over the antique enamel Queen-Sized Bed. Two comfortable French ladderback chairs with toile country French fabric cushions are located in a small alcove. The matching custom-made sunny yellow silk bedding and window treatments are echoed in the bath which offers an antique clawfoot tub/shower combination set in a nook with a sloping roof.
First floor, queen-bedded room with fireplace. Elegantly decorated in English and Victorian furnishings, this first floor room enjoys sunlight from both eastern & southern facing windows. The newly renovated bathroom boasts an Earth-tone tiled Walk-in Shower. A Brass Queen-Sized Bed, and a working fireplace complete this romantic and inviting room, painted in soft plum tones.
First floor, queen-bedded room with fireplace. One of the original parlors, this front room features a Queen-Sized Arts & Crafts styled Bed & nightstand ensemble. A fine carved armoire, with waist-high mirrors commands the entrance to this room. The golden glow of yellow and browns creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. An electric fireplace enhances its warmth. A modern spa-inspired shower in the ensuite bathroom adds a fresh and clean look to the "Old Oak". A cozy corner with a pair of leather armchairs provides a comfortable spot for reading or just relaxing, while enjoying the romantic fireplace glow.
Second floor, queen-bedded room with a private balcony. An elegant and romantic corner room at the front of the mansion, Juliet's Chamber features its own private balcony overlooking the gardens and the stately Norway spruce trees that flank the Inn's Corinthian columns. Juliet's Chamber is decorated in rich jewel tones in its wall coverings,draperies and bedding. The ornately canopied Queen-Sized four-poster Bed is regally placed across from the room's entrance. Furnished additionally with an antique armoire, matching dresser, love seat and two wing back chairs, the room offers spacious comfort.
Second floor, king-bedded room with sitting room. Sunrise Suite is an elegant bedroom and sitting room combination. The spacious bedroom features a magnificent King-Sized carved mahogany canopied Bed with matching dresser. The antique upholstered love seat and barrel chairs provide ample seating in the bedroom. The walls of this classic room are covered with lovely period wallpaper in the tones of an early summer morning - soft butter yellow, pale blue and sage green. The bed is canopied with complementary fabrics. The enclosed separate sunporch provides just the right spot for some quiet time, to relax, read a favorite book, work at the English desk,or enjoy viewing the additional television.
Second floor room with two queen-sized beds. The Garden is a special favorite for Girls' Getaways, Mother-Daughter Trips, or families traveling together as it features two Queen-Sized Beds. A cheery corner room on the second floor overlooking the veranda and front lawn, the Garden is furnished in White-Washed & Wicker furnishings with two comfortable armchairs for reading. The Garden is decorated with a fresh green, blue, and white hydrangea & floral motif.
Second floor, queen-bedded room with fireplace. Located on the second floor, Vanity Fair is one of the inn's most spacious rooms, elegantly furnished with a Queen-Sized Bed. The carved four poster cherry wood is dressed with coordinating bed linens and draped canopy. The burgundy, walnut & taupe toned room sets a timeless atmosphere for a relaxing respite. A corner fireplace adds perfectly to the romantic ambiance. The bathroom has a period claw-foot tub, with attached shower surround.
Second floor, king-bedded room. A bright corner room with two walls of windows decorated in fresh blue and white. A far-off view of the Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen out of the western facing windows. The King-Sized Brass and ivory enameled iron Bed is topped with a half canopy. The custom bed linens and coordinating window treatments feature a classic oriental ginger jar motif. Two reading chairs and a period armoire, containing the flat screen TV, complete the room. The bathroom has a claw-foot tub with attached shower enclosure.
City, Mountains, Suburban
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Biltmore Estate, Smoky Mountain Natl Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Arts & Craft Galleries, Nature Center, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery
Bed and Breakfast
Board games, Fax Machine, Secretarial services, Wedding Facilities , In-room continental breakfast upon request., Free onsite parking and wireless internet., In-Room Mini Spa Services Available
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Swimming pool, Whitewater Rafting
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Upon Request
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