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The Esmeralda Inn

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed April 16, 2015

My mom, my teenage daughter, and I loved having a Girls Getaway to this Gorgeous North Carolina Mountain area called Chimney Rock. Famous people who visited include U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Legendary Actor Clark Gable. We loved the amenities, including their hot tub...More

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Response from KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded April 18, 2015

Thank you so much for the kind words and sharing your experience with others. We enjoyed visiting with you all and look forward to your return visit at The Esmeralda Inn. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon. Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers

Reviewed April 14, 2015

Our stay at the Esmeralda Inn was a last minute choice, and a wonderful surprise. Upon check in we were warmly greeted by the owners Kim and Don. They are so kind and pleasant, it's hard not to smile along with them. Don gave us...More

Thank Sue K
Response from KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded April 18, 2015

Wow!!! Your review was wonderfully said. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We look forward to your return visit. Thanks again and we will see you soon. Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers

Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place to stay!! Lovely views of the mountains, room was spacious and clean, friendly and helpful staff and awesome food. We were so happy with our stay, we got a gift certificate for my father in-law for Father's Day!More

Thank Lea464
Response from KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded April 18, 2015

Thank you so much for your review. We enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to you coming back. Thanks for sharing your experience with purchasing a gift certificate before you left. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon. Kim & Don...More

Reviewed April 5, 2015

I'm confused about how this hotel can have so many positive reviews. It was nothing special and in fact I had a very uncomfortable night because of the giant stiff pillows (I called the front desk but they apparently do not staff the desk overnight)....More

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Reviewed April 3, 2015

My husband, Step-Daughter and I stayed here for a few days while traveling through the area. The Inn is lovely. The views of the mountains are spectacular from their rooms and especially from their 2nd story veranda. The room was well appointed and clean. At...More

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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Manager at The Esmeralda InnResponded April 5, 2015

Thank you for your kind words. We take pride in helping our guests enjoy every moment of their stay with us. We hope you will come back again soon. Don and Kim, Inkeepers

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$217 - US$511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$217 - US$511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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
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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"One of their rental "cabins" (homes!!)"
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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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