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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bryson City, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been living in WNC for 16 years and never been to the Balsam Mountain Inn till today. Shame on me!!! The grounds were beautiful and food was spot on! Was taken back when the staff knew who I was and business we owned in Bryson City. Already planning a mid Fall trip back with friends.

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Fayetteville, NC
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29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This 1908 Inn is truly fantastic. Let your mind wonder back in time and see how the people lived back then. The view is breathtaking. No phones or TV, so its very quiet and peaceful. I though the restaurant was a bit pricy for the amount of food you received. My bed was superb. Room was super clean. They do... More

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Atlanta
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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 6 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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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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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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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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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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