Below are the best bed and breakfast inns in Asheville and western North Carolina mountains near Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway for a romantic getaway. All have luxury accommodations with a private bath, delicious breakfasts, and many extra amenities. With the large number of Asheville B&Bs, the inns are competitive, translating into highly reviewed places with well-appointed rooms and helpful innkeepers. While rates may appear higher at B&Bs compared to some hotels and rentals, you'll get many extras at no extra charge. Take home memories for a lifetime. (Feature Photo: North Lodge on Oakland)
Tip: Book direct with the inns for best rates, special requests, and vacation guidance!
Best B&Bs in and near Asheville
Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast, Asheville
Comfortably elegant five-bedroom inn, Pinecrest sits on an acre of lush gardens in the desirable Montford historic district, one mile to downtown Asheville, three miles to Biltmore. Serving indulgent breakfasts, fresh baked cookies, and complimentary beverages on our sunporch. Let innkeepers Dan and Diane make your trip memorable. 5 rooms, $140-$380, hot fresh breakfast, afternoon fresh-baked… read more
Bent Creek Lodge, Asheville
Stay in the heart of the mountains in this elegantly rustic lodge, only yards from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy the serenity and peace of the mountain woods birds and squirrels, crackling fireplace, country breakfast and hiking trails graced with waterfalls. 10 guest rooms, $135 - $250, whirlpool tubs and Direct TV in select rooms, WiFi, free parking, gourmet breakfast & afternoon… read more
Sweet Biscuit Inn, Asheville
Ideally located in the quiet, eclectic neighborhood of Kenilworth, Sweet Biscuit Inn is less than 3/4 mile from Biltmore, only 1-1/2 miles from the heart of downtown Asheville, less than 2 miles… read more
1889 Whitegate Inn & Cottage, Asheville
Experience this 4-diamond Asheville bed and breakfast nestled between stunning mountain views and historic downtown. Perfect for a romantic getaway, this property features lush gardens, cascading… read more
Chestnut Street Inn, Asheville
One of the most distinctive historic inns in Asheville features luxury linens, comfortable beds, creative breakfasts, afternoon cookies, our rotating port wine selection of the week, custom… read more
Applewood Manor Bed & Breakfast
Located in the Montford Area Historic District of Asheville just a short walk to the heart of downtown, this boutique-style B&B sits on a knoll surrounded by an acre of giant wild cherries,… read more
The Orchard Inn, Saluda
This historic inn is an elegant mountaintop retreat with peaceful views and plenty of amenities. Stay in a B&B room, suite or cottage and dine at their romantic Newman’s restaurant for a… read more
Cedar Crest Inn, Asheville
The magnificent Queen Anne mansion provides guests with a glimpse back in time. Lavish interior woodwork, period antiques and Victorian décor are found throughout. Just a few blocks from Biltmore… read more
1899 Wright Inn & Carriage House, Asheville
This Queen Anne Victorian Inn is Three Diamond AAA-rated with turn of the century charm and modern-day conveniences. Select a room with a fireplace, jetted tub for two, eat-in dining, or a balcony… read more
Princess Anne Hotel, Asheville
Find the charm of a B&B with the privacy of a hotel at this historic inn, located less than a mile from downtown in the Grove Park neighborhood. Many amenities include the made-to-order… read more
North Lodge on Oakland, Asheville
The 1905 stone-and-shingle home features antiques and contemporary furnishings. Affordable luxury located just one mile from the Biltmore Estate. 1.5 miles from downtown Asheville. 6 rooms, $139-$… read more
Sourwood Inn, Asheville
Experience the true essence of the western NC mountains with 100 acres of mountaintop solitude, only 10 miles from downtown Asheville and two miles off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Dinner is offered… read more
The Lion and the Rose Bed & Breakfast, Asheville
This beautiful 1898 pink lady in the Montford historic district near downtown Asheville is uniquely decorated with antiques, period-style furnishings and Persian rugs. The high ceilings, four… read more
Biltmore Village Inn, Asheville
This elegant AAA Four Diamond Queen Ann Victorian, the closest bed & breakfast to Biltmore Estate, offer historic southern beauty with modern amenities. Three blocks from Biltmore's gate, and… read more
Carolina Bed & Breakfast, Asheville
Just a short walk from downtown Asheville, be welcomed by a historic bed and breakfast in this 1900 Arts & Crafts-style home. Their king- and queen- bedded rooms are spacious and light with… read more
Abbington Green B&B & Spa, Asheville
Find history, style and romance at this AAA Four Diamond Inn, designed by Biltmore Estate’s architect in 1908. It is surrounded by prize-winning English gardens and mature trees in… read more
Black Walnut Bed & Breakfast Inn, Asheville
This magnificent 1899 home is renovated to the elegance of a bygone era while offering modern convenience. Perfect location for area attractions, and walking distance to the heart of downtown. Pet… read more
Andon-Reid Inn Bed and Breakfast, Waynesville
Voted one of the Top 25 B&Bs in the USA and ideally-located to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains, Biltmore and Asheville, this historic B&B provides casual comfort and friendly hospitality. … read more
Wildberry Lodge, Leicester
Enjoy spectacular mountain views and sunsets from this luxury, log mountain lodge, complete with a massive stone fireplace. Relax on your private balcony, snooze in a swing on the covered porch,… read more
The Windover Inn, Waynesville
This romantic 1910 Colonial Revival Inn with wraparound porch veranda is nestled between the Blue Ridge Parkway and Smoky Mountains. Walk to downtown Waynesville. 8 rooms, $115-$195, 2-person… read more
Inn on Mill Creek, Black Mountain
Tucked away on seven private, wooded acres inside Pisgah National Forest, this casual B&B is located near the charming small town of Black Mountain and has spacious guest rooms decorated to… read more
Marshall House Inn, Marshall
This newly renovated B&B features contemporary room inside a 1903 home listed on the national register of historic places. Perched on a hill above downtown and French Broad River, it's just… read more
Engadine Cabins & Inn, Candler
Enjoy gorgeous mountain views from a log cabin situated on a hilltop overlooking an historic inn. All fully-equiped cabins have porches with mountain or forest views. Stroll the grounds and enjoy… read more
Beaufort House Inn, Asheville
Stay in a gracious, historic 1894 Victorian mansion just a half mile from downtown. It's stately yet casual. Evening wine tasting. Awake to a gourmet two-course breakfast. Beautiful garden setting… read more
The Reynolds Mansion, Asheville
Listed on the National Registry for Historic Places, this Mansion was built in 1847 and is one of the few remaining pre-Civil War homes. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the Grand Dining Room or sip… read more
Waverly Inn, Hendersonville
Built in 1898, this grand historic inn in downtown puts you in the middle of many restaurants, shops, breweries and things to do within walking distance. Begin your day with the farm-to-table… read more
The Asheville Bed & Breakfast Experience
Staying at a Bed & Breakfast offers guests a unique and luxurious experience. Find historic lodgings with expansive choices to retreat with wraparound porches, quaint gardens, cozy rooms,… read more
The Yellow House on Plott Creek Road
Built in 1885, this charming bed & breakfast is situated on 5 rolling acres in small town Waynesville. Enjoy coffee and breakfast on the veranda with large rockers and fresh mountain air.… read more
3B's Inn Bed Breakfast & Biscuits, near Asheville
This dog-loving resort is a playcation for pups and their owners, just 20 minutes from Asheville. Find dog beds and bowls in every room, along with private dog cabins and fenced play area. Their 5… read more
Oakland Cottage Bed & Breakfast
This charming Inn is centrally located just one mile from downtown Asheville and Biltmore offering comfortable rooms and suites with private baths and a full breakfast served each morning. Spend… read more
Dry Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast
Located in the charming town of Weaverville, this turn of the century Inn sits on an acre of well-maintained gardens, including a small pond and waterfall garden. Enjoy the comfort of a hot… read more
Find charming Bed & Breakfasts and Inns in Hendersonville with plenty of amenities including daily scratch-made breakfasts, fireplaces, hot tubs, gardens, pet-friendly, and more. All nearby… read more
Top 10 reasons to stay in an Asheville bed and breakfast
1. The Innkeepers: B&B owners and innkeepers are part tour guide, part historian, part chef, part housekeeper. They do this for the love of hospitality - so it's not just a job. Book direct with them!
2. Gracious & Helpful: Get personalized recommendations to help you plan the perfect getaway for your interests and dreams. From finding the best restaurants to arranging an extra special experience, you'll have access to plenty of local advice.
3. Food: Lucky for you, awake to one of the best breakfasts in town. Innkeepers get up very early to prepare a homecooked meal. It's a great time to visit with other guests to trade ideas for things to do. Linger with your coffee on the front porch or living room. Many have evening pre-dinner wine tastings too.
4. Value: While the rates at B&Bs often appear higher than other places to stay, they include many amenities at no extra charge - including breakfasts, afternoon snacks, wi-fi, parking, gardens and more.
4. Reputation: Many B&Bs depend on word-of-mouth recommendations and great reviews. So they always work hard to make each stay the best possible.
5. Originality: Each bed and breakfast is one of a kind. Since there is such a big variety of inns, pick one that fits your tastes.
6. Backstories: Many of the B&Bs are located in historic houses with plenty of history and character. Innkeepers also have fascinating and inspiring stories of their journey.
8. Memories: Do you remember the generic hotel room that you stayed in five years ago? Make priceless memories that you'll talk about for many years. Staying in a B&B is a bucket list item for many.
9. Peaceful: Make yourself at home! Enjoy peaceful moments of serenity - snuggled by a fire or rocking on a porch. Find perfect spots to slow down and unwind.
10. Great Locations: Often, a bed and breakfast is in a residential neighborhood, giving a sense of being at your home away from home. And they are super convenient to plenty of things to do.
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