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The Esmeralda Inn

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910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
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Waycross GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rented on of the cabins by the river, fantastic location. The owners are SUPER people! No WIFI in the cabin (but there is in the INN), but that was a good thing. Lots of hiking close by. Ashville NC is only 30 miles away, and you can actually walk to the small town of Chimney Rock. There are few restuarants... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Esmeralda for the first time recently for a relaxing getaway & were extremely pleased. The rooms were incredibly clean & well appointed, the game room was enjoyable, the restaurant was outstanding for both dinner & breakfast which we highly recommend, the lobby area with the fireplace was very comfortable & welcoming, service was impeccable, the fire... More 

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Thank PLamb2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Esmeralda is great! I wanted a relaxing weekend away and that's exactly what I got. The Esmeralda is very nicely decorated, the staff was welcoming and informative and the food was amazing. We ate two fantastic meals there. We will definitely return.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a result of an unfortunate booking glitch at another facility, we found The Esmeralda and fortunately they had a vacancy. It's rare that you stumble into a place that exceeds your expectations at every point but that was exactly our experience. Austin was the desk person and he booked us in to our cozy comfortable room and then escorted... More 

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Bessemer City, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

BEWARE!!! DO NOT give your credit card information to these crooks. My family took a vacation to Chimney Rock and purchased a Groupon for the Esmeralda Inn. We are a family of limited means and only stayed for a weekend during which time we did enjoy the niceties that the Esmeralda Inn offers. We went on picnic's during our stay... More 

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Denver, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at Esmeralda Inn , food was great ,staff was excellent ,very cozy and we will definitely go back in better weather to do some hiking and sight seeing we can't wait ! We went to Asheville 1 day to Grove Park Inn ! Had same peaceful feeling at Esmeralda for a lot less money !

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EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words in your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We will look forward to your return visit with us. Thanks again. Don and Kim Cason More 

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I went here last summer (& still remember it well so that should tell you something) with my friend Esmeralda (yes, intentionally!) for her late birthday/last second weekend get away with her and her sister! It was absolutely wonderful & we were not even there for Chimney Rock (a pit stop on the way to the Biltmore actually)! The... More 

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EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words in your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. The restaurant has a new chef and a new menu, it is posted on our web site as well. We will look forward to your return visit with us. Thank you, Don and Kim Cason More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to revisit Esmeralda inn after several years and a disappointing experience with previous owners. What a difference the new owners and staff have made. We were graciously greeted by Kim, owner, and Heidi, manager. They were so friendly, warm and hospitable. Our room is clean and well maintained. The bedding is delicious! We've had dinner at their restaurant... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was amazed at this lovely mountain Inn. Every aspect of this place was magical from the food, to the view, accomodations, and last but not least, the staff. The staff told the history of the Inn and pictures of the other previous buildings that served as the Inn. FDR even stayed along with numerous other famous actors came to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

My husband and I had a very pleasant stay at this quaint, lovely inn. The innkeepers and staff were very welcoming and kind. The inn is adorable and so is the restaurant which is very romantic at night and serves good food with soft, relaxing music as a background. The inn was full so we could not stay in one... More 

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