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Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant

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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
therealskinny8 Vero Beach, Florida
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    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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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Vero Beach, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We looked for a place to stay when picking up our granddaughter from camp. Little did we know we would get a great vacation of our own! We stayed 2 nights at the Balsam Mountain Inn and thoroughly enjoyed the quaint, old fashioned atmosphere. Opened the windows at night and crawled under ample comforters into a very comfortable bed. Slept... More

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Hillsboro Beach, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were intrigued by the Singer/Songwriter night at the Balsam Mountain Inn and decided to take a look at the hotel before we booked it. It was love at first sight. The beautifully restored hotel sits grandly on a hill, with a view of the mountains from the porch that runs the full length of the building.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from 3 wonderful and relaxing days at BMI! The inn is very unique and filled with history from a by gone era. Nostalgia is at every corner including our bathroom with a claw-foot tub. We had a second floor bed-siting room facing the huge second floor porch with many rocking chairs. Four large windows allowed cool breezes... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed there before picking kids up from camp. A bit rustic, but loved it!!! Very peaceful. Love the extra wide halls. Be Real fast was good, and dinner was Very,Very good. Really enjoyed the peace and quiet.

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Duck, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We got a 'discount' from Amazon Local, and drove there from the Outer Banks (2 days). I think the place must be about to go under. Linens, bedding, etc were so old that we could NOT sleep. Our 'upgraded' room had two "loungers" made out of bark so we couldn't sit on them. They were more like a torture rack.... More

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Bill G, Innkeeper at Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Maureen, We’re sorry you weren’t happy with your time at Balsam, and also that we didn’t have a chance to talk with you about your concerns while you were here. If we had, we certainly would’ve addressed them as best we could, or helped you find more suitable lodging. Since we didn’t have that chance, we can only say that... More

WIlson, NC
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

What a wonderful place to get away from it all! No television no telephones...just. Peaceful porch with rocking chairs, a reading room, an old fashioned game room - and QUIET! Restaurant food was fabulous and the service top shelf! Such a quaint B&B- will definitely return.

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Florence, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

First time visit didn't disappoint. This old hotel was just what we thought it would be. Old wooden walls and floors that creak. No a/c no problem, cool nights in May made for good sleeping. Fan in the room helps drown out the noise if you need to. While you hear other guests all around, the whole place quiets down... More

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Murrells Inlet,SC-USA
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Balsam Inn is located in the NC mountains about 30 minutes from Asheville.and is a high quality B&B and the staff is great.. Excellent rooms, GREAT breakfast and a dining room for dinner which is FIRST CLASS. Be ready for a quiet getaway. No telephones or televisions just total peace and quiet. Nearby town of Waynesville offers a lot of... More

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104 reviews 104 reviews
24 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We've visited the BMI a number of times in the last few years and it remains, hands down, our favorite place. It is quaint, quirky and absolutely delightful. No phones, no TV, no AC and very little cell service or wifi - what a great escape! No interruptions when you're relaxing on the lovely porches, enjoying the incomparable view of... More

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Address: 68 Seven Springs Drive, Balsam, NC 28707
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Balsam
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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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