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The Esmeralda Inn

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

The warm casual elegance at The Esmeralda Inn is just perfect in our minds. Beds and baths are great, rooms are good size and the limited number of rooms results in great service from the staff. On top of that an excellent restaurant is on...More

Thank Griffith H
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded January 11, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words!!! We love having you as our guest!!! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed December 21, 2017

So I just read the other posts about Thanksgiving Day dinner at The Esmeralda. We were in town for the holiday, and I choose this restaurant for the menu offerings, and because it was located and Chimney Rock, and near Lake Lure --- two areas...More

Thank Beach Bum Woman
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded February 5, 2018

Thank you for your review. Yes, Thanksgiving is our busiest day of the year. We hope you will come back and stay and dine with us all through the year. Thanks for your business and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed December 19, 2017

Went for an quick getaway with my sweetie in December. The staff was incredibly helpful, everything was clean and cozy. I didn't get a chance to eat there but the room/stay was awesome! The game room was fun with several options. Perfect for couples that...More

Thank Dei A
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded February 5, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed our amenities at our property while you were staying with us. We hope you will come back and enjoy the Inn during the warmer season as well. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed December 5, 2017

Came here with my hubby for the first time in Chimney Rock. First off the owner who by the way is the lady at the front desk had attitude when we walked in the door. She was complaining on the phone while waited for her...More

3  Thank LOVESJESUS
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded February 5, 2018

Sorry we did not meet your expectations during your visit with us. We hope you will return and stay again. I'm sorry the gas fireplace was not functioning correctly. We do have an outdoor fireplace as well and lots of other amenities for our guest...More

Reviewed November 28, 2017

I have emailed the owner/manager twice concerning our meal on Thanksgiving Day and got the same generic response from her that she posted on here to another patron who was disappointed. I don't even know where to begin, except we were corralled in and waited...More

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Jillrobin23
April 22, 2017|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Yes. We could accommodate your dietary needs
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Dion47
November 17, 2016|
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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
January 22, 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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"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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"Ask for a room with a view of Chimney Rock."
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