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The Esmeralda Inn

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

“Come as Guests, Leave as Family.” is not just a catchy phrase used by the Inn, but a very real description of the metamorphosis that happens after you check into The Esmeralda Inn. Our daughter and her husband just celebrated their destination wedding reception at...More

Thank dgreene13
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 9 November 2017

We are so glad to have had the opportunity to serve you as a venue for your daughter's wedding. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Inn and all our amenities. We will look forward to you returning and staying with us again...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Called before booking and was told refrigerator space was availible to store food (wife has a severe Dairy Allergy). Came here on a short honeymoon. Pictures on the advertisement were not of the room, or type of room we were checked in to. We could...More

4  Thank Nicholas V
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The place is only 20 years old but has been in business for over 50 years! I guess it was re built in 1997 to look like the original. Rock Hot Tub by a fountain. Wonderful breakfast in the dining room with a waitress (not...More

2  Thank DougJones99
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We hope you will be able to return again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Quaint inn tucked away in scenic Chimney Rock, NC overlooking the Broad River. What a pleasant surprise to find such excellent food & the option of outdoor seating; the ability to enjoy the views for all our meals during our stay. The staff was attentive;...More

1  Thank Patti M
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 9 November 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We are glad to hear you had a great Birthday Celebration. We hope that you will be able to return and visit with us again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We enjoyed our stay at the Inn which seems so appropriate a building for such a stunning setting. Welcoming staff, good food and comfortable room, I would stay again if nearby. Just to prove nothing is perfect, the location of the TV tended to obstruct...More

Thank Brian D
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad your enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We hope you will return again soon.

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US$211 - US$501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jillrobin23
23 April 2017|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Yes. We could accommodate your dietary needs
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Dion47
18 November 2016|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Do you already have a reservation with us? If so we hope to know more by Saturday. Please check back with us.
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Mcfrugal
23 January 2016|
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Response from 141pam | Reviewed this property |
We were on the far end, on the second floor and we could see the mountains. I'm sure the third floor had even better views. There is an awesome sunrise from the window.
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"Wait staff will deliver breakfast to your room"
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"Besides rooms in the Inn they have 2&3 bedroom rental cabins on the property as well as on the river."
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"the rooms gorge. available for most of the rooms. There are two rooms that have private balcony areas."
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"bring bathing suit for hot tub"
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