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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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Mebane, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 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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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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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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Toledo
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Our stay here was wonderful. Communication was a bonus as there was no tv or phone. Our room was sufficent with a king size bed and a very small shower. The best part was the breakfast we had in a lovely sunroom. We had French toast with a carmalized surface. Ummmm! It came with scrambled eggs, fruit and bacon. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A stay at the Balsam Mountain Inn, opened in 1908, is like stepping back in time. There are no TV's, phones or radios. The quiet is startling! So that all may visit, it has been modernized for accessibility with both outside ramps + an indoor elevator. Completely accessible. The rooms are large, simple + comfortable and decorated in the most... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A majestic inn, has the charm of the early 1900's having been built then. A piece of history, if the walls could tell stories... Food was quite good. Staff was excellent. Merrily was a great hostess. Enjoyed the porches, library and beautiful lobby. Quaint gift shop. At first was reluctant to get inside the tub, once in, couldn't get out.... More 

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Balsam Inn is a wonderful get-a-way. We loved the rustic and historic ambiance. There are no Phones, TV's or Air Conditioning, but you never really miss them. A great place to rest and reconnect with your love one. We ate in the restaurant twice. The food was excellent. You could actually taste the different veggies and choice cuts of meat.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Food was good if a bit high priced. Both supper & breakfast service was disappointing. We were surprised at the place as most reviews raived. We bought the $150 room, the first upgrade. Bathroom was very small and quite easy to here your neighbor's conversation. A small hole in wall next to light switch. A really creepy 1" square hole... 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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Hotel Class:3 star — Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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