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Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   68 Seven Springs Drive, Balsam, NC 28707
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Ranked #1 of 1 Balsam B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently spent a Saturday nite here while on business in NC . While we were there, the dinner program featured 3 song writers from Nashville,Tn. The show was fabulous and the food was excellent too! The property is a redone old RR hotel from the early 1900's now touted as a B & B. While redone, the hotel still... More

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Apopka, Florida
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9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easily one of the most magical and amazing places my wife and I have ever stayed at in any location. We first came here on our honeymoon just to have a nice dinner, because the attached restaurant area is highly rated, and we were blown away by the quality of the food. Past that we realized just how nice the... More

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Jasper, Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent three nights at this rustic quiet inn in August. Although I am a true southerner and require air conditioning I was surprised to find it comfortable and even cool at night. Our room had its own bath and box fan. Breakfast was provided and was plentiful and good. We hiked, shopped in neighboring Waynesville and relearned to play... More

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Hoschton, Georgia
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11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not a place for everyone, but if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle then the Balsam will fit your needs. This place was built in 1905 and has been remodeled, but has all the flair of 1905. Wooden floors, bead board walls and ceiling, transom's above the doors, paddle fans, no air conditioning, no... More

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Tucker, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like quaint, old country inns, complete with old fashioned wicker furniture, puzzle games, checkerboards, and a resident dog to pet, you'll really like this Inn. There are no modern Amenities, no A/C, no in-room TV, the floor boards creak, the bathroom was quite small. BUT, as my wife said, it was a peaceful blissful weekend. Great on-site restaurant,... More

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Georgetown, Kentucky, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting with an old world charm. This is not a fancy resort, but a nice place to spend a weekend in a beautiful setting. Wood floors and no a/c, so be prepared. Very pleasant, food was good and the staff was great.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is an older establishment, built around the turn of the century. It has been remodeled to address modern living requirements, i.e. indoor plumbing, but the place has maintained that old world charm. Individuals contemplating a stay at this place need to know this is not some Hilton property with all the bells and whistles. You need not look... More

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Naples, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place and people, special thanks to waitress Sally in the dining room who could not have been more hospitable. They mean what they say in the inn brochure and room manual, it IS an old all wood hotel and you can hear every sound. For us this just added to the charm and we slept soundly in the... More

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Greensboro, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Balsam Mountain Inn isn't just a hotel, it's an experience. If you want to revisit the turn of the century, without all the distractions of TV, phones, alarms, and air conditioning but still have the convenience of a private bathroom, then you will love this rambling, wooden hotel with its long front porch lined with rocking chairs. You will feel... More

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been visiting the BMI 3-4 times per year for the last 15 years. It really seems that the staff has become increasingly grumpy over the last few years. One of our favorite things to do is go to the Inn and look at all of the un-rented rooms, all of the doors are shut now. We also love to... More

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Address: 68 Seven Springs Drive, Balsam, NC 28707
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Balsam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant 3*
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Read, rest, ramble and romp at the Balsam Mountain Inn! Nestled among lofty Smoky Mountain peaks just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Balsam Mountain Inn was completed in 1908 to serve the highest railway depot in the east. Restored in 1991, the inn now welcomes travelers with 50 cheerful rooms, rocker-filled porches, a fine library and gracious dining. Plump pillows and soft comforters inspire pleasant dreams! In December, 2011, the Inn came once again to be owned by Merrily Teasley, the innkeeper who restored the structure two decades ago. An experienced rescuer of wonderful buildings, Teasley bought the derelict inn in 1990, and her certified rehabilitation effort helped the inn – already on the National Historic Register – experience a rebirth. ... more   less 
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