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The Esmeralda Inn

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910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having grown up in the area, my dad was aware that the Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant had an excellent reputation, so we were delighted to have the opportunity to stay there. Unfortunately, we were not able to have dinner in the restaurant, since it was closed on Sundays. However, our room was very comfortable and well appointed and the public... More 

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Norcross, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had a wonderful three day stay at the Esmeralda Inn. We stayed in one of the two second floor rooms with our own private veranda porch area. The room was well appointed, very clean. The breakfast was excellent and the service attentive. Breakfast was served on an outside deck beside a small stream with a waterfall in the background.... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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100 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We spent three nights here in July. It is a small (14 rooms), quiet inn, tucker back off the road. The front desk closes at 11pm, but they make sure to let you know how to get in touch with them. We checked in very late, and all went well aside from the fact that the inn is virtually impossible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Excellent restaurant and inn, the staff were attentive above and beyond with excellent skills. The food excellent, melted in you mouth exploding with freshness and flavor. The menu provided you with an excellent choice of entrees and desserts, in my book this restaurant gets 5 stars.

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Pasadena
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our stay extended four nights over the 4th of July holiday. Although there was a lot of excitement in the area due to the holiday and fireworks, our room was quiet and quite comfortable. Each morning we awoke to a different breakfast menu that was tasty and delicious. Every night we looked forward to viewing the menu displayed in the... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

All I can say I love it. It was the best. If you want a good night you need to come and see it for your self. And you will see what I am saying it is one of the best. The food was so good I will be back for the food and for the good looking woman.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

I have no idea how to describe our stay at the Esmeralda. From the moment we arrived till we departed, it seemed time stood still. We felt completely at home and welcomed. There were plenty of other guests but we saw no other folks. The quiet weekend we wanted for our anniversary was perfect. The room was divine and breakfast... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We couldn't have asked for a better stay at the Esmeralda Inn. The staff was very warm and welcoming and ensured that we enjoyed our entire time there. The view from our room of Chimney Rock was wonderful and we had a great time in the game room as well as the stone jacuzzi that the hotel offered. The food... More 

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

Thank you for your review about your stay at The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant. We enjoyed serving you and YES, it is a Hidden Gem!!! We are glad you enjoyed all our amenities during your stay with us. We look forward to your return visit. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Macedon Ranges, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Stayed for 1 night in Terrace Room. The room was a little cozy but was fantastic. The terrace was a little noisy from the main road, but the room itself was very quiet. Really soft fluffy towels. Check-in staff were wonderful. This property was getting 5 stars until breakfast ruined that. Breakfast was a huge disapointment after everything else about... More 

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

Thank you for you sharing your review with us about your stay at The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed the King Terrace Room. However, I was sorry to hear about your breakfast experience. We pride ourselves in serving our guest to a hot sit down 2 course breakfast each morning which is included with your room... More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The property is a little gem in the middle of a mountain community practically walking distance to the gate of Chimney Rock state park. It has all the essential amenities of a large hotel, but with the personal service and small touches of a B&B! I felt very welcomed by the staff and the service was top notch; always nice... More 

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Thank you for sharing your review with us about The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to you returning again soon. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

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  • Second floor(5)
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