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Calhoun House Inn & Suites

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Spacious, Affordable, Condo Style, Vacation Rental Suites featuring Private Entrances, Private Baths with Jacuzzi tubs, Fully Equipped Kitchens, King or Queen pillow top beds, long range mountain views, A/C, Fireplace, 2 blocks from the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad train depot and downtown Bryson City, NC and 2 miles from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance. Each Suite is exquisitely decorated in a unique theme with 4 separate rooms; Living Room, Bedroom, Kitchen and Bathroom.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Great View
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My family stayed at the Toy Suite during Christmas 2018 (3 days total). The suite is well appointed, comfy, very clean and was decorated for the holidays. My son loved the vintage toys, my husband loved the reclining chair and I loved having time off from my household routine!
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This was our second stay at Calhoun House and it continued to live up to all the excellent reviews. We took our children for a weekend in Bryson City to ride the Polar Express. You couldn't ask for a more convenient location to walk to the charming downtown and the train
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Response from CalhounHouse, Owner at Calhoun House Inn & Suites
Responded 15 Dec 2018
The Polar Express is a magical time in Bryson City. This small "Hallmark" town is lit up with the spirit of Christmas, with elaborate decorations and visitor wandering around town in their best Christmas pajamas. Being only a short 2 block walk to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad depot, we obviously try to spread the same Christmas spirit at our historic Inn, with seasonal decoration outside and inside every suite. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will be able to return again soon for the train's Easter Beagle run or their Pumpkin Patch ride in October. The children love it! Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the wonderful review. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
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Mr. Ed & Shirley have restored this inn to charming, to say the least! Our son and his family were with us and we loved the quaint decor in a modern convenience way. The wooden floors and ceiling work were phenomenal. Tucked away on the hill overlooking Bryson, the porch makes
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Response from CalhounHouse, Owner at Calhoun House Inn & Suites
Responded 3 Dec 2018
I am glad you all enjoyed your visit to Bryson City and the Calhoun House. We try to create a memorable experience for all of our guests with modern amenities, spacious rooms and a quiet, convenient location. Polar Express is already a memorable experience and we try to add to that by adding Christmas lights and decorations to the entire house and in every suite. Thank you for your great review.
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Will definitely return! Quaint, clean, and beyond cozy! The owners are so hospitable and even called to let us know we left things behind. Our children loved the different themes of the suites and the “surprise snacks” and breakfast items were the icing on the cake. Easy walk to
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Response from CalhounHouse, Owner at Calhoun House Inn & Suites
Responded 27 Nov 2018
Thank you for taking time to send in your excellent review. We have been fortunate to have traveled the US for many years. This has allowed us to collect many unique items over the years. We have used these collectibles as decor in the different suites for our guests to look at and enjoy during their stay at the Calhoun House Inn & Suites. It helps create a memorable experience for all of our guests. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon.
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There are four rooms at this property. Ed and Shirley do a great job making you feel at home. Rooms have kitchenette (that they provide milk, waters, OJ, sodas, bagels, cereal, bars, etc.) along with a nice living room area. Within 5 minute walk of town so very close, but
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Response from CalhounHouse, Owner at Calhoun House Inn & Suites
Responded 27 Nov 2018
I am so glad you enjoyed your stay here. The Polar Express is a wonderful experience. Our slogan is "Just Like Home" and we try to provide that feeling to every guest. During the home's renovation, we made a conscious decision to make large, apartment style suites with full kitchens, private entrances, private baths, living rooms as well as their own individual, central heat and air conditioning. It meant we have less units to rent but they are far superior to anything in the area. They are great for families and guests who want an extended stay in the Great Smoky Mountains. Our location is just 1 block off the main downtown street in Bryson City. It provides easy, walking access to shops, restaurants and the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad depot while avoiding the downtown street noise of dump trucks and other vehicles traveling thru town. Thank you for staying with us. We hope to see you again soon.
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Balcony overlooking the mountains
Several shelves next to the closet in bedroom
Above the kitchen cabinets
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We stayed on the second floor which was easily accessible as we drove around to the back and parked our car. We were level with entrance to the second floor porch. It was a short , level walk to our suite
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Thank you for your inquiry. This is a non-smoking property. There is NO smoking anywhere on the property.
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We have no serving capability at the house but each suite has a full kitchen so we put some food in your kitchen to get you started. You will find cereal, milk, juice, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soda, water, bagels, jelly, oatmeal and some cereal bars in your kitchen when you arrive. You can eat any of that food whenever you like. I hope this helps. Ed Ciociola Calhoun House Inn & Suites 828-788-0505
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"The Movie or Toy Suites"
"It looks like any of the 4 suites are fantastic."
"I would choose a suite on either end."
"Park on the backside of the house for first floor entry. No steps!"
"Any of the suites would present an interesting stay. Toy Box Suite was excellent."
US$182 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsBryson City
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