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Hillwinds Inn

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   Sunset Drive at Ransom Street, PO Box 1809, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent one night there and enjoyed the inn very much. Great location within 1 block of Main Street. Room very clean and beds fine. Free parking right in front of your room. Love the rocking chairs outside the door to rooms. Quiet area. Includes breakfast which was coffee/juice and fresh bagels which was fine with us because we are... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very pleased with this motel room. It is not an Inn, in that it has outside doors to each room. But we didn't care about that, just made it easier to unpack and pack. It was a lovely, comfortable room. It is a few blocks to restaurants etc, on the main street. And a half mile or so... More

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Syracuse, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate to be upgraded to a suite with a separate bedroom, microwave, frig, and fireplace. There's an adequate breakfast and a nice afternoon wine and cheese time. You can walk into town and visit the lovely gallery shops and restaurants. Staff is friendly and aims to please guests. Very pleasant place to stay.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

we booked this as a quick getaway for a fam. member bday. we were pleased we were able to get dog-friendly accommodations on such short notice. the only reason a 4 out of 5 is because i think we weren't given all checkin info we needed on arrival. we were a little disoriented since this was our first visit to... More

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Flagler Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Hillwinds is one of three sister properties in Blowing Rock. We choose it over the other two because of its location on Sunset and just a short walk to Main St. The property is older but completely redone with hardwood floors and new fabric. The breakfast is mostly prepackaged fare but is ok. The only negative is the afternoon... More

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed in the Davidson Suite so we had a full kitchen, HUGE bathroom with Jacuzzi tub & 2 person shower. It was lovely. We could walk everywhere and the service was great. I can't say anything wrong about the hotel.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our family, including a preschooler and infant, stayed here for an overnight trip to Blowing Rock. We booked through Priceline and check in and check out were easy. I called ahead and asked for a unit on the end, confirmed details of the stay and wanted to make sure our room was not a pet friendly room. They were able... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is my husband's and my third trip to Blowing Rock for a 4th of July birthday celebration. This time was a stay at Hillwinds Inn in the Davidson Suite. And we loved it! This is much more than a suite. . .it's a full-on apartment, private parking and entrance, full kitchen, living room, King bedroom, huge bath with 2... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had purchased reservation vouchers on Groupon, which had a redemption period of one month (from the time we had bought it). Astonishingly, when we called to make a reservation, the receptionist informed us that they were out of rooms for this promotion. Considering that only 5 people had bought it at the time we purchased, I cannot fathom how... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Pluses: The room was very spacious, king bed and big flat screen TV. Nice duvet. Minuses: Small bath tub. The desk attendant was dodgy about the price, and breakfast was rubbish. Don't wake up believing you will get a proper cooked breakfast or soy milk.

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Address: Sunset Drive at Ransom Street, PO Box 1809, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Blowing Rock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hillwinds Inn 3.5*
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