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Simpsonville, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I read the review first and the last couple months stated it was clean. I knew it was an older hotel so wasnt't sure. We still booked for two nights and very pleased! It is in a GREAT location! The room is dated but very clean. The staff were nice and helpful. They do not provide little soaps and shampoo...

Thank MaryV2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Asheville to visit the Biltmore Mansion and picked this place cuz it was cheap. But it was great. This place will take you back to the time when little motels like this dotted the country before the Comfort Inns, Marriots and Hiltons took over. The rooms are small (cozy), clean and need updating. But...

Thank Robert B
Albemarle, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I just love this place! I have been using this as my go to stay when in Ashecille for years now! It has a great location! It is a little old, but that is part of its charm! They also have a Newer section up behind it and it much more modern! All and all, for the moeny it is...

Thank gckhd55
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I was traveling through Asheville alone and was lucky enough to find a room here on New Year's Day. I was welcomed with a complementary breakfast and the service was very thoughtful in giving me a room right next to the front office since I was by myself. I decided to come back to the Mountaineer Inn on my trip...

Thank andisouthern
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I love the kind of Beverly Hillbillies look of this place, and the location is perfect if you're going to try to take in Asheville in a few days. Lots of restaurants and destinations are close by, including the Biltmore and surroundings, a large, new mall, and the spectacular Grove Park Inn. Close to downtown as well. If you love...

Thank Skylark414
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks! I am glad I could personally persuade you to stay with us, and even happier that you were pleased with the room, the staff and the breakfast. We still are improving our property after many years of decline. I hope we get to see you often when you come to town to visit your family!

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This kitschy little motel is a beautiful relic from the past, replete with eye catching neon signs that make for excellent photo and selfie ops for the folks back home. The rooms each have refrigerators and coffee makers, which make your stay more convenient if you are anything like us and plan to come home at night with leftovers from...

Thank LaLoca L
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Front Office Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Hello valued guest! We appreciate your very nice review, including the comments about our owner. We are trying to get back to that type of business, where we see "regulars" often and treat them like family. We have continued to make improvements this year after many years of the motel falling into decline. I hope others read your review and...

Bellaire, MI
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Traveling the length of the skyline drive-BlueRidge parkway, this was the 5th town/city we stayed in. All of the hotels/motels we chose were in the under $80 price point. The other spots were Waynesboro, Va; Roanoke, Va; Sparta, NC; Blowing Rock, NC. The other motels, were clean; those that were old, had been maintained or updated. The Mountaineer Inn has...

Thank Bellaire56
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Front Office Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking time to give us a review and comparison study for other establishments like ourselves. We are very aware of our shortcomings. Our property has been in business since the 1940's. Our owner has been here since 1964. Unfortunately the business seriously declined over the last 10 years before new management took over last year....

Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Wasn't the most elaborate place I've stayed,, but they seemed willing to try to accommodate. Had to have a recliner, a microwave, a do not disturb sign, pillows, and a box fan brought to my room (as there was no individual room thermostats-only one for the whole hotel, in the office). But they did bring stuff as it was requested....

Thank kennethc739
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Front Office Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you valued guest for your review. We do our best to make every customer as comfortable as possible within our means. We do have a central heat and air system for our oldest building and that does pose a challenge sometimes to get every one satisfied with the temperature.

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My dad and I stayed here one night while exploring Ashville. Compared to hotels downtown this was a good option. My dad liked how it was close to the road and he could sit outside and watch the hustle and bustle. They had a nice little pool and place to grill out. The rooms were dated but we don't mind...

Thank Sierra B
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Front Office Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for your encouraging review. We definitely are a great spot for watching the flow of Asheville, NC. I am glad you felt the room was clean and adequate for your needs. I do realize we need more attention to our sidewalks and parking lots sometimes. We are always looking for ways to improve! Please visit us...

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Compared to the prices around Asheville this hotel is a good value. It is a little rustic atmosphere with older facilities in the bathroom so if you are looking for modern/fancy forget it. The staff was very friendly and upgrades to a deck around the pool were underway. The parking is a little tight but manageable.

Thank buffalogail
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Front Office Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Hello valued guest, We appreciate your nice and fair review. We make up for the age of the property with lots of hospitality and character. I am glad you thought the pool area improvements were nice. We are very proud of our new additions and look forward to many future visitors enjoying them with us! Please come back!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned motel , originally built in 1930's with leftover blocks from the Blue Ridge parkway construction project. Mountain man neon sign has been designated a historic landmark. Centrally located in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC. The property has been featured in many motion pictures throughout the years. The main building has "old fashioned" rooms with original cedar walls, and tiled bathrooms. The newer portion has extra large rooms with two double beds. All rooms have fridges, coffee pots and wifi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountaineer Inn

Address: 155 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1887
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Price Range: RM245 - RM423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mountaineer Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 78
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“Ask for the New Section if you want my modern / or stay in the Old Section as it is just cool to see the passage of time!”
 of 5 bubbles gckhd55, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I suggest staying in the one-story part, near the office; I think it's the quietest area.”
 of 5 bubbles Skylark414, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay on upper level to the right of the office to be away from traffic in/out from main road.”
 of 5 bubbles buffalogail, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“either at the front or at the back in the annexe, all good”
 of 5 bubbles capricornia52, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front are easily accessible if you have a lot of luggage.”
  • Queen bed and bonus recliner.
 of 5 bubbles B2306OTkateg, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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