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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2013

I have stayed in most of the nicer hotels and inns in the Asheville area. In my opinion this is the best of them. The rooms are comfortable with great beds and small patios looking out on the mountains. The setting is quiet, beautiful and near great places to hike. The modern bathrooms have the most comfortable tubs you can...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hello and Wow! Thank you for the great review of Sourwood. I can't tell you how much it means for Sourwood both personally and professionally. We have been affirmed! Thank you!

Gastonia, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2013

For our anniversary we decided to visit a quaint bed and breakfast seculded on the northside of Asheville. Tucked away on 100 acres, this place is a great to relax and enjoy the mountain air. 3200 feet up, it is easily accessible to downtown Asheville, yet remote enough to have some wonderful peace and quiet. Susan and her staff go...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Oh, thank you so much for the review of Sourwood. Your generous and kind comments help keep Sourwood going. Thank you!!

Reviewed 5 August 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Sourwood Inn, Room 11, on July 21, and we could not have been more pleased. The inn offers a beautiful, tranquil setting not too far from Asheville but off the beaten path enough to be a real retreat from civilization's hustle and bustle. But this is NOT to say the Sourwood is uncivilized...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for the flattering review. I made sure Suzie, the one who makes sure everything is tidy and polished, saw your kind words! We so appreciate you taking the time to write about your Sourwood experience:)

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 July 2013

My daughter was touring UNC Asheville and we stayed at the Sourwood instead of a hotel in town as a street festival was set to be in town the Friday we were leaving. The room we stayed in (#5) had two very comfortable beds, a great big bathroom and a wonderful sitting area. The beds had nice soft sheets and...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Oh! Thank you for the oh-so-nice review. We so enjoyed meeting you both and hope the rest of the college hunt went well.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 June 2013

My wife and I joined a group of friends to celebrate one of our friends 50th birthday this past weekend. I cant say enough good things about the Sourwood Inn. The Sourwood in is well laid out and provides ample space in common areas for group gatherings. The hospitality of the owners and staff is incredibly warm and friendly. The...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hello and Thank you for the great review. We so enjoyed your being here and getting to be part of the big birthday bash. We look forward to seeing you later this year!!

Belmont, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 June 2013

My wife and I just enjoyed a great weekend at the Sourwood Inn. The innkeepers and staff were great and very accomodating. It was a perfect weekend for getting outside. We enjoyed the delicious breakfasts each morning and decided to have dinner there each night. We dined outside at sunset. The dinners were well-prepared and wonderful. The staff chilled and...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hello David, How kind and generous it was to write a Sourwood review. I am glad your first visit was a success. I can't express how helpful each positive review is to the lifeblood of Sourwood. Thank you!!!

Bloomington, IN
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We just returned from our second visit to Sourwood Inn, and we know there will be many more. This beautiful inn is nestled right in the midst of the trees on a mountain ridge; there couldn't be a lovelier setting. Whether you're looking for a place to get away from it all or a base from which to see Asheville...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hello and Thank you so much for the glowing review. As I said you were having my kind of vacation! Your efforts to promote Sourwood are so appreciated!

Greensboro, NC
Reviewed 20 May 2013

We recently enjoyed our first visit to the Sourwood Inn and can't wait to go back. The Innkeepers couldn't be more warm, friendly and eager to share their love of the mountains with the guests. They are lifelong residents of Asheville and a great resource for any thing you want to do in the area. The wildflowers were in full...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Oh, Thanks for the great and thoughtful review. It is guests who keep Sourwood going. If you are in need of more peace, hope we can help:)

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 May 2013

We recently spent 3 wonderful days at the Sourwood. We went there on the recommendation of friends, and have recommended the Sourwood to several of our friends since we've returned. We echo the responses of other TA advisors about the many attributes of the Sourwood. We stayed on the 2nd floor in room 6 and recommend that floor for the...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

We hope to see you more too! Thank you for the great review. It is so helpful:)

Reviewed 17 April 2013

Our favorite place to stay in Asheville! It is the best of both worlds.. close to the eclectic city but in a beautiful mountain setting with views and an ever changing nature trail! Susan the inn keeper is so warm and makes everyone just feel good to be around her! The food is great and LOVE the cookies in the...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for the great review. Not only did you make me want to stay at Sourwood, but you made my day personally. Thank you:)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sourwood Inn, constructed of cedar and trimmed with stone, sits on one hundred acres of hilly terrain at an elevation of 3,200 feet. Each of Sourwood Inn's guest rooms has a private balcony overlooking the Reems Creek Valley, a wood-burning fireplace, and a tub with a view. It was created to provide a retreat where our guests can experience the delights of the Blue Ridge and still easily access the arts and sophistication of downtown Asheville.Outdoor activities in the Asheville area include hiking, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, mountain biking, and horseback riding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sourwood Inn

Address: 810 Elk Mountain Scenic Hwy, Asheville, NC 28804-1762
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Price Range: $186 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Sourwood Hotel Asheville
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“Best views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are from the rooms on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles W7367QNfreds, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The second floor puts you a little higher over some trees, but rocking chair porch is where you'll want to be; all the views are splendid.”
 of 5 bubbles darlenep768, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper level six rooms, 6-12 offer views into the tree-tops and mountains beyond”
  • The reading room on main floor
  • Bath tubs with a view. Shower (seperate) too. Luxury!
  • Upper floor porch/balcony.
  • Looking down into the valley across the tree-tops.
  • Queen sley-bed Room 8. Seperate bathroom, shower and loo.
  • Passage to rooms upper level. Wood floors, tasteful rugs, cross breezes.
 of 5 bubbles rodp989, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 12, which is at the end of the hall and a bit separated from the others. Private feel, mtns view from balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles bluejabber, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“They have different room options, but we chose room #1 both times and loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles 563rexp, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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