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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We decided to take a drive and visit the Chimney Rock area. We have watched the fires that plagued the area for 10 days. We wanted to show support for the area that has suffered. The Esmeralda is decorated for Christmas and looks quite lovely. Our lunch was very delicious and the service was great. I highly recommend the restaurant...

Thank HoneyB63
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small, quaint and classy Inn. The room was well kept. The staff was extremely friendly and the breakfasts were wonderful!! We greatly enjoyed the picnic lunch that was packed for us on the day we went hiking. Beautiful lobby and relaxing stream.

Thank AngieBaby1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to a relaxing visit in Asheville over the Veteran's Day Weekend. We reserved a cabin for 2 couples for 2 days. We stopped in early in the morning and met with two woman who were behind the reservation area. They welcomed us and gave us our packets and charged our two days to our credit cards....

5Thank Steven H
Lehavot Habashan, Israel
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I spent here one night while traveling with my family in Chimney Rock (which is a great place to visit). I can say anything bad about this hotel, it is clean, quiet, got special decoration, breakfast (complimentary) and dinner (fair prices) were good and the desk ladies gave a nice welcome and good service. Yet, it is OK only if...

2Thank n121250
Southern u.s
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our stay at the Inn was wonderful. Staff was friendly and gave a short history of the Inn. Our room looked out at the mountains. We ate dinner at the Inn and it was good. Breakfast was outstanding. I recommend this Inn.

Thank Nana23
Windermere, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Esmeralda Inn. The staff is lovely and the breakfast was delicious. This was our 2nd stay. The first time we visited with our family of 5 and stayed in a room with 2 queen beds. There was plenty of space for a blow up twin mattress. The bathroom was rather small, but the attention...

1Thank ncburkett1
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On my last stay at the Esmeralda Inn in Chimney Rock it was disheartening to hear the way that the INNKEEPERS talk about former and current guest when they believe that nobody is to be around! While the Inn is definitely beautiful, the service and attention lacks there of. The amenities are terrible for the rates that are charged. I...

2Thank southernlife2016
North Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our room looked out at mountains, two robes were hanging in our room, we could control the heating/air-conditioning system from a wall mounted thermostat and there was an elevator to take us to our room on the third floor. The breakfast was delicious and the wait staff were eager to please.

Thank CAB10900
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just spent four nights in the Green Cabin with our son & his family. Everything about the cabin & the food in the Inn was very good except the service in the cabins & the cleanliness of the Cabin upon arrival. There was no housekeeping in the Cabin during our entire stay, not even changes in towels. We were offered...

2Thank Excellence
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This place is way too expensive for what they offer. The entire building echoes, including the pool game being played at 8 am. There is no coffee makers or refrigerators in the individual rooms. Coffee is only available 7:30 to 10 am. Ice is only available "upon request." We paid extra for a private balcony. Don't waste your money. The...

1Thank fraymeg

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant is nestled within the Hickory Nut Gorge of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains located in Chimney Rock, NC. Enjoy hiking, climbing and fishing and golfing. While dining enjoy the majestic views of Chimney Rock State Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Esmeralda Inn

Address: 910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
Region: United States > North Carolina > Chimney Rock
Price Range: RM733 - RM1,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Esmeralda Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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The Esmeralda Hotel Chimney Rock
Esmeralda Hotel Chimney Rock
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms with king beds are rather small. Once we stayed in a room with 2 queen beds and it significantly more room to move around.”
 of 5 bubbles ncburkett1, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the third floor offer the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles CAB10900, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the road side look out over the mountain and the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Cowgaldew, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 102 is large with a king bed, has a balcony & views of Chimney Rock.”
  • View of Chimney Rock from Room 102.
 of 5 bubbles HotLantaLady, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed our terrace room, which we booked based on others' recommendations.”
 of 5 bubbles 562lanaf, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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