Historic Hotels, Inns, and B&Bs in Asheville and Blue Ridge Mountains

Historic Hotels, Inns, and B&Bs in Asheville and Blue Ridge Mountains

Staying at historic hotels in NC is a uniquely authentic experience that you can’t get from modern hotels stays. You become a historian, with a desire to learn more about where you are and the story behind it. Historic hotels in Asheville and surrounding small mountain towns aren’t hard to come by. Thanks to a lack of funds during the "urban renewal,” popular during the 1950s and 1960s, dozens of Asheville buildings were saved from the wrecking ball, including hotels, B&Bs and Inns. (Read more on Asheville's History and its Architectural Treasure Chest)

Historic Asheville

Historic downtown asheville is comprised of many buildings with past lives as hotels, professional buildings, libraries, hospitals, monasteries and more. Haywood Park Hotel & Atrium operates in the building where Asheville's first department store opened in 1923. If you're a lover of art and history, consider a stroll on Asheville's Urban Trail- a 30 stop tour exploring downtown's past. 

Haywood Park Hotel Asheville

Repurposing historic buildings and reinventing them as modern boutique hotels provides visitors with one-of-a-kind accommodations with a story behind it. See more on boutique hotels near Asheville

Montford Historic District has over 600+ buildings, mostly residences that were built between 1890 and 1920. Many of these homes have been renovated and operate as B&Bs, with walkability to downtown Asheville. These B&Bs are independently owned with personalities you can’t find at other modern places like original hanging art, inspiring architectural details, grand porches.

Montford Historic District

Historic Places to Stay in Asheville & Blue Ridge Mountains

Haywood Park Hotel
Stay right in the heart of downtown Asheville at this historic, boutique hotel. Be pampered in elegantly-appointed, oversized suites. Enjoy champagne at check-in and immerse yourself in the hospitality. 48 rooms and suites, from $249, wireless Internet, valet parking, 43″ HDTVs, Keurig® coffee makers, nightly turndown... read more
Wright Inn
This Victorian Inn is Three Diamond AAA-rated with turn of the century charm and modern-day conveniences, such as in-room Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces and massage services. 1 mile from downtown. 10 rooms, Carriage House, $135-$320, in-room two-person Jacuzzi tubs, large porch, gourmet breakfasts, in-room massage service.... read more
Bunn House Asheville Hotel
This new, luxury boutique inn is a gloriously-restored 1905 house within walking distance of downtown Asheville. Exquisitely-appointed rooms feature a luxurious king bed outfitted with Frette linens and rich furnishings, as well as a large terrace or balcony with views of the property and gardens. 5 rooms, $319-$424, Nespresso... read more
Reynolds Mansion
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... read more
Bed of Roses B&B, Asheville
This charming Queen Anne Victorian in the Historic Montford District is a romantic retreat just five blocks from downtown Asheville. Relax on the front porch overlooking the rose gardens or take a soak in the whirlpool in front of the fireplace. 5 rooms including one luxury suite, $120-$230, private baths, roses (of course!), home-baked... read more

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