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The Esmeralda Inn

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

From the moment we walked in the lobby, I knew we had chosen the best place to stay in Chimney Rock. Our experience was one of the best we've had at a hotel EVER! The new innkeepers are lovely people who went out of their...More

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Response from KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 26 August 2014

We are so glad to hear that you had such a great time at The Esmeralda Inn. Your kind words were so thoughtful. We are glad that you enjoyed the small touches of hospitality that you can always expect at The Esmeralda Inn. We will...More

Reviewed 19 August 2014

Chimney Rock is a great getaway, and this is a fabulous place to stay. Super personal service, great food, and lots to do. The kids loved the game room - foosball, air hockey, tons of board games - we would have stayed there just for...More

Thank J G
Response from KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 21 August 2014

Thank you for staying with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad the kids and you had such a fun time. That is what vacations are all about....memories!!!! Thanks for the visit and we hope to see you again soon. Don & Kim...More

Reviewed 18 August 2014

I had driven through Chimney Rock several times and had always wanted to spend a few days there. I waited a little too late to get a room right on Broad River, so I reserved a room at the Esmeralda Inn even though it was...More

Thank William L
Response from KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 21 August 2014

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so pleased you stopped in to stay with us. We enjoyed serving you and will look forward to your return visit. Thanks again. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers

Reviewed 17 August 2014

We stayed here one night and it was great. You could see Chimney Rock from our room. Very romantic setting. Loved the rocking chairs and big front porch. The breakfast was delicious. The staff was warm, friendly and helpful. We highly recommend staying here.More

Thank Jayincalabash
Response from KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 26 August 2014

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Esmeralda Inn. The front porch rocking chairs are a great way to enjoy the views and just relax. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast. It is a perfect beginning to...More

Reviewed 16 August 2014

An unexpected night and stay at the Esmeralda Inn was one of the best parts of our trip to Asheville. The new owners Kim and Don Cason are the "personality" of the Inn ... They are young, fantastic, pleasant and so helpful. The Inn speaks...More

Thank Gerald O
Response from KimCason, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 21 August 2014

We so enjoyed your visit with us and we are so glad you had a great time. We will look forward to your return visit. Thank you for your kind words and yes we truly feel that we are here for The Esmeralda Inn "The...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$176 - US$468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$176 - US$468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Jillrobin23
22 April 2017|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Yes. We could accommodate your dietary needs
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Dion47
17 November 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
22 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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"Ask for a room with a view of Chimney Rock."
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