Below are the best bed and breakfast inns in Asheville and the 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 the best rates, special requests, and vacation guidance!

Best B&Bs In and Near Asheville

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

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

Applewood Manor Bed & Breakfast

Located in the Montford Area Historic District of Asheville, just a short walk to the heart of downtown, this luxury boutique B&B sits on a knoll surrounded by an acre of giant wild cherries, apple trees, oaks, pines, maples, and a variety of flora. The property is just 3 miles from Biltmore, a short 10-minute drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway, and an ideal gateway to all the area’s best… 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 from the River Arts District, and minutes away from the Blue Ridge Parkway! The inn offers urban sophistication alongside comfort and charm. Guests enjoy spacious rooms with 11-foot ceilings, welcome… 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-$259, cable TV, gardens, WiFi, 3-course mountain breakfast.

Comfortable and bright bedrooms have plush bedding and amenities rarely found. They offer central air conditioning, cable TV, a flat-… 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

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 Estate. 12 rooms, $165-$349, 2 guest cottage suites, private baths, fireplaces, gourmet breakfast, 1.5 miles from downtown Asheville.

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

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 concierge services and dozens of preplanned adventures. 8 rooms, $169-$399, wifi, fireplaces, steam room, jet tubs, suites.

Relax on the gorgeous porches with a freshly poured local beer on tap, walk…

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

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 delicious farm-to-table dinner or Sunday brunch. Listed on the National Historic Register. 9 rooms, 5 cottages, $150-$315, pet-friendly, WiFi, fireplaces, whirlpools, 35 miles from Asheville.

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

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. 1 mile from downtown. 10 rooms, Carriage House, $169-$549, in-room two-person Jacuzzi tubs, large wrap-around porch, gourmet breakfasts, in-room massage service.

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

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 reflect the natural beauty of the mountains. 6 rooms, $159-$219, WiFi, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, gardens, pond, organic orchard, pet-friendly, North Carolina Birding Trail site.

Full breakfast is…

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

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 the Montford Historic District. 9 rooms, $229-$449, WiFi, multi-course gourmet breakfast served on china and crystal, daily social hour. Spa services available on-site in our Abbington Green Spa. Dog…

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

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 whirlpool tubs, pillow-top mattresses, in-suite breakfast, candlelit fireplaces, beautiful outdoor spaces. Only 30 minutes from Asheville.

Innkeepers Glenn and Jen Duerr continue a tradition of…

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

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 an easy ten minutes from downtown Asheville. Enjoy mountain views from the wraparound porch or pergola. 7 rooms, $199-$355 (double occupancy, one room sleeps 3 adults), fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, 2-…

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

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 your morning coffee on the massive porches. 13 rooms, $205-$305, private baths, fireplace, Jacuzzi or claw foot tubs, LCD TVs. Cottages and the carriage house are pet-friendly. 

The mansion sits…

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

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 on 1.5 acres in the Chestnut Hill Historic District. Find old world charm with today's luxuries. 11 rooms, $179-$325, two-person Jacuzzis, wi-fi, DVD library, fireplaces, fresh flowers, luxury…

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

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. 7 rooms & suites, $139-$225, complimentary breakfast and afternoon baked treats, Jacuzzis, fireplaces, wraparound porch, large game room.

The Inn reflects the beauty and charm of its…

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

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 steps from shops, restaurants and music. 30-minute drive to Asheville. 4 rooms, $130-$159, king-sized beds with luxurious linens, wi-fi, complimentary breakfast, beverages and snacks.

Read a…

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

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 fireplaces, original golden oak and stained glass create a stunning environment. 5 rooms, $159-249, private baths, gourmet breakfast, free Wi-Fi, complimentary lighted off street parking, cable TV/DVD…

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

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-friendly cottage with kitchenette. 8 rooms, $230-$395, Jacuzzis, fireplaces, luxury amenities, wine and afternoon tea, three-course gourmet breakfast, turndown, off-street parking, Koi ponds and…

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

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, or soak up the rays on the sun deck. 5 rooms, $169-$379, WiFi, satelitte TV, videos/DVDs, library, BBQ grill, luxury linens, most rooms have a Jacuzzi and fireplace.

12 miles from downtown…

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

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 a spectacular sunrise or sunset. 6 cabins, $209-$399, weekly & monthly rates, cable TV, DVD player, two pet friendly cabins, butterfly garden, on-site innkeepers, breakfast available.

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

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 acres include wooded walking trails and a spring fed swimming pond. 8 rooms/suites & 1 cottage, $109-$189 includes breakfast, Wi-Fi, satellite HDTV.

Also nearby are the Blue Ridge…

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

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, private ensuite bathrooms, and loads of charms. The extras provided to guests at no charge far outweigh the costs when compared to like-quality hotels and vacation rentals.

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

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. There’s plenty to explore in town including local shops, restaurants, art galleries, antique stores, and more. 10 rooms, three-course breakfast, afternoon fresh baked treat, gas fireplace, private bath,…

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

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 the day exploring Asheville, then relax on the porch with surrounding gardens. 7 rooms, private baths, $189-249 nightly plus tax, Wi-Fi, cable, off-street parking, in-room coffee maker, mini-fridge,…

Top 10 Reasons to Stay in an Asheville Bed and Breakfast

1. The Innkeepers: B&B owners and innkeepers are part tour guides, part historians, part chefs, and part housekeepers. 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 a large 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 for plenty of things to do.

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