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Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant

3.0 of 5 68 Seven Springs Drive, Balsam, NC 28707
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Greenville, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Balsam Mountain Inn for two days while researching my next book. Rates are reasonable. Accomodations are rustic but comfortable. Breakfast is ample and hearty. The staff are friendly and helpful. The bright and spacious common areas provide numerous nooks in which to sit with a laptop and work while the life of the inn flows by. Probably... More 

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Ballston Spa, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I spent two nights at the inn. It's close to an entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway. And it is historic (built in 1908) and worth the journey. We had room 309 and every room is set up differently. There is a "haunted" room, too, if you are into that challenge. It was particularly cold in the area... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I had a wonder "off the grid" vacation this past weekend. Living in today's "tech" world, is was great staying somewhere where tv's weren't the center of attention- instead- the bookshelves filled with hundreds of books and armoires filled with games were. We sat on the front porch and rocked with hot chocolate in hand and then... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you're looking for the typical hotel with TV in the room, a fridge, etc.. this is not the place. However, if you're looking for old world charm, comfortable beds, excellent food, wonderful fireplaces,and great views, this is the place and look no further.

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Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I did my research thoroughly. I read all of the reviews, I looked at all of the pictures. I was looking forward to a quiet mountain retreat, with friendly service and fabulous views. I booked for a weekend when a Songwriters in the Round was scheduled and was expecting a fabulous experience over dinner. And I got all of that.... More 

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Mebane, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

As always, we had an amazing stay! If you do go, I hope you eat in the dining room for dinner! AMAZING!!!!!!!!!! We make sure we eat there at least once during every visit! The breakfast it 5 star. This is one of our favorite spots in the mountains!!!!

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and pulled into the driveway and it was love at first sight. What a mountain resort! Cozy, tasteful, welcoming! Huge, old boxwoods lining the drive. The desk staff couldn't have been nicer or more informative. Dinner was a feast after having to choose from a marvelous menu with exquisite choices. {not to mention specials offered each night which... More 

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cincinnati, oh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and I got married here 10 years ago and chose to return for our anniversary this year. No room phones, no t.v. and spotty wifi. It was awesome. We talked to each other and other guests and breathed in clean mountain air. The meals at the inn are gourmet southern/mountain. We ate well. The accommodations were antique and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

The food is horrible it's cold and old. Not for everyone. The food was a horrible excuse for a dinner from a so called chef. The potato's were dried out. The vegetables were cold and the steak tasted as it had been cut for several days and tough as well.

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Concord, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Loved the artifacts on display. Staff were super nice and dinner was excellent both nights. Breakfast only average. Nice library and common areas. Room was ok- about what you would expect in an old hotel. Linens and pillows were not the quality you would expect. Loved porches and no phones/tv. Big problem is that you hear every noise at night... 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*
Number of rooms: 50
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