We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Highlands
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

127 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
There are newer reviews for Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast
See the most recent reviews
Showing 127: English reviews
Jackson, Tennessee
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We selected the Colonial Pines Inn for our first trip to Highlands and were very pleased with our experience. We stayed in the immaculate and inviting guest house apartment, and enjoyed Donna's daily special treats (thanks for the delicious gluten free muffins!). When we needed a break from hiking and the hustle and bustle of shopping it was nice coming...

Thank Bookhiker
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Just returned form a short visit to Colonial Pines. WOW it is the best place to stay while in Highlands. The owners make you feel so welcome from the minute you walk in until they say good bye. Our room was large, downstairs and the air was unbelievable. Always so clean, wonderful bedding and The Best Breakfast ever. Donna works...

Thank RN Y
Athens, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this inn and Donna and Chris, the owners of the inn!! It was FABULOUS X 100!! The hospitality is impeccable!! Donna is an excellent cook!! Outstanding breakfast and homemade treats!! Wow!! Will be going back!! Loved everything about it! oti

Thank Donna T
Atlanta GA
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We visited this charming inn earlier this week for two evenings. Although the weather was rainy and dreary, the inn was a perfect place to relax and recharge. The rooms are immaculate and homey. The owners were anxious to help us navigate the area, even though we were quite familiar with the town and environs. Guest satisfaction is their primary...

Thank phimumom
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Expectations were exceeded. What a great experience! Very clean and felt like home. Of course the breakfast was to die for! The owners really try hard to make you feel welcome. I will keep coming back.

Thank HappyWanderers1245
Cumming, Georgia
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at the Colonial Pines Inn. The owners are friendly and helpful with things to do while in Highlands. The room was comfortable and clean. Sitting on the porch was so relaxing. They serve an amazing breakfast.

Thank Jay W
Hamilton, Virginia
Reviewed 18 August 2015

My wife and I have been traveling to Highlands and staying at the Colonial Pines Inn on and off for the past 15 years. In our opinion, there's just no better place to stay. Chris and Donna Alley have been running this place for 32 years, and they know how to make you feel at home. They are also very...

Thank LawyerCritic
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This was such a special experience for our extended weekend get away. Donna and Chris are quite welcoming and went out of their way to make our visit most comfortable. The Inn is spotless and the food outshines any 5 star restaurant. They helped us with numerous recommendations of things to do and directions to many of the near by...

Thank RelaxinCouple
Cleveland, Tennessee
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We recent spent the weekend at the Colonial Pines for our 36th wedding anniversary. Donna and Chris are wonderful innkeepers. Great casual atmosphere. We stayed in the queen suite which was wonderful. We had a bedroom, sitting room, large walk thru closet and 2 baths which was so convenient with 2 of us getting ready for the day and evening....

Thank jgoinstn
Mailtand, FL
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is our second time at the Colonial Pines Inn. Donna is a gracious hostess and excellent cook. We love spending time out in the wrap-around porch reading and watching the birds. Stayed 5 nights in the "Bargain Basement" room, which is in a separate building from the main house. Although the bathroom is small (tight shower, generally small space),...

Thank maitlander

48 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (20)
Dining (5)
Room/Suite (1)
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Other (10)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (28)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Room/Suite (1)
Other (26)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Highlands
0.7 km away
The Park On Main Hotel
The Park On Main Hotel
#2 of 7 in Highlands
189 reviews
2.6 km away
Skyline Lodge and Restaurant
1.0 km away
Highlands Inn Lodge
Highlands Inn Lodge
#5 of 7 in Highlands
91 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
15.0 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Cashiers-Sapphire Valley
1.1 km away
Mitchell's Lodge & Cottages
0.6 km away
200 Main by Old Edwards
200 Main by Old Edwards
#3 of 7 in Highlands
183 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on a two-acre in-town hillside, Colonial Pines is one half mile from Main Street and has been welcoming guests since 1961 to the mellow warmth of knotty pine and English antiques. A view of Satulah Mountain will soothe your spirit and you can choose a room, suite, or even a separate cottage with fireplace. Enjoy sumptuous breakfasts, unlimited afternoon and evening refreshments, berry gardens,wrap-around two-story verandah, in-town convenience, out-of-town beauty, year-round warm hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 541 Hickory St, Highlands, NC 28741-8498
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Highlands
Price Range: $147 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Relaxing and comfortable suite with two baths. Make sure you asked for the Edwards' room.”
 of 5 bubbles hankedwards, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable and well decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles smoothie1955, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I loved the Harris room. The second floor is so quiet. Never heard anyone coming or going.”
 of 5 bubbles 807lelar, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Harris room which was quaint, cosy and immaculate. I suspect the the 2nd floor rooms are the ones to choose”
 of 5 bubbles dakkabell, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great and comfy. Windows up this time of year make it even better. Linens are great !!!!”
 of 5 bubbles RNY_12, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
5 of 5