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Biltmore Estate

1 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803-2662
+1 828-225-1333
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A fun day walking around

There is as much or as little history as you want to get into here. The house is very impressive... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ryan Y
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WEALTH ON STEROIDS

Yes, it is beautiful, massive, and decadent beyond belief. We did a self tour, on the fully marked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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George Vanderbilt's historic country estate in Asheville, NC; Biltmore includes Biltmore House--America's largest home--plus gardens, winery, Antler Hill Village, historic farm, 4-star Inn on Biltmore Estate, shops, restaurants, branded products, and outdoor adventures. This National Historic Landmark is an amazing destination offering a wide range of activities for all ages.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803-2662
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+1 828-225-1333
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is as much or as little history as you want to get into here. The house is very impressive. Go ahead and pay the extra $11 for the audio tour, because you won't get through the house any faster without it (due to waiting...More

Thank Ryan Y
Reviewed yesterday

Yes, it is beautiful, massive, and decadent beyond belief. We did a self tour, on the fully marked route which could take as long as you wish. There are docents to add input, or help you along the way. Also audio tours and group tours...More

Thank gggray17
Reviewed yesterday

Plan on spending at least 3/4 of a day here to get the full experience. Walk the gardens, tour the home, wine tasting, relax. Definitely worth your trip to the Asheville area. Amazing to think it took 4 years to build back in the late...More

Thank kca333
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is stunning and massive. Pictures don't do it justice. We went back 2 days in a row just to make sure we saw everything! We went to the house the first day, garden the second day. Could go back a third day to...More

Thank Soccalover45
Reviewed yesterday

I visited the estate in the fall with girlfriends in the fall, and came back with my husband in June for an anniversary trip. Even with the expensive admission fee, I enjoyed the audio tour the second time around. We also did the Upstairs/Downstairs tour...More

Thank jlhd
Reviewed yesterday

Our family really enjoyed spending the day going thru the gardens, the home tour, and the village and winery. Very fun day.

Thank Jkersey2015
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I visited the Biltmore Estate recently and came away in awe. It takes the better part of a day to tour Biltmore, a Chateauesque-style mansion built by George Vanderbilt in the late 1800s. Spent part of a second day to thrill at...More

Thank lovinlifeFlorida
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If they could limit how many people are in a tour with the audio sets, it'd be better. We just wanted to tour at our own pace and had to wait for those with audio sets to slowly walk in a line through every room....More

Thank Raquel W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing estate! We toured with 2 boys ages 5 and 8. And they loved the 90 min audio guide. Without it they would have been bored for sure. The garden was amazing and we also enjoyed the shops. Drive over to the gardens. The winery...More

Thank lisamatuszewski
Reviewed yesterday

We did a self-guided tour of this lovely estate. The admission cost is somewhat pricey, but we purchased tickets a week in advance and saved $10 on each. It took us about 2 hours to tour the inside of the home. Very interesting and beautiful....More

Thank tmrdmr
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brensbijoux
Wheelchair accessible?
10 June 2017|
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Response from Biltmore V | Property representative |
aBiltmore offers partial access in Biltmore House to those with limited mobility or in a wheelchair. The first and second floor are accessible by elevator. If guests are unable to travel up and down stairs, a video of the... More
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L A
I am planning a visit to the Biltmore with my husband. Do we both need to purchase two of the audio devises or can we both use just one?
7 June 2017|
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Response from Biltmore V | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The Audio Guide is intended to be used one per person. It is a handheld mp3 player, designed much like a telephone, that you hold up to your ear to learn more about the rooms, family, and objects... More
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Dana B
Hi. How large are the dog kennels? Do they provide water bowls? Are they shaded? How many are there? How close are they to the entrance to the mansion ?
4 June 2017|
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Response from Biltmore V | Property representative |
We have several complimentary dog kennels on the estate. These are unmanned, in shaded areas, with separating fencing. Each is provided with a bowl and water spigot. Locks are provided for guests to leave their pet. Guests... More
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