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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seated and served right away. I had the philly cheese and my companion had the burger. Deeelissssh. My last meal in NC for awhile and I'm glad we found this place. Scenery was beautiful. The entire facility is built like an oldtime fortress with lots of rock. Easy parking. Excellent staff.

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Leoma, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Suprised my husband with a weekend getaway for his birthday. We met up with some friends and stayed at The Esmeralda. It was absolutely beautiful. The views were amazing. Check in was a breeze the the staff was very pleasant! Our room was big enough and the bed was very comfortable. Breakfast was great (I'm a very picking eater buty... 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. We are glad you had a great visit with your friends. We look forward to your return visit with us soon. Thanks, Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel before with the previous owners and enjoyed it. However this time, our stay was even more amazing. The staff is so friendly and the hospitality is genuine! We stayed a week and will definitely recommend it and will come back! The view is spectacular and food is great. Even the coffee mugs were awesome!

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

Thank you for your kind words about your stay at The Esmeralda Inn. We so enjoyed serving you for a week vacation. It was great to get to know you both and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Yes the Coffee Mugs are great!!! Thanks, Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife got us a room there for a birthday present for me, and I got one there for my Mom for mothers day. Could not have been better. From the time we checked in until the time we checked out, the staff was so nice and smiling and helpful. They don't have a bar, but when we asked to... More 

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

So glad to hear that you had a perfect Birthday and Mothers Day Weekend with your family at The Esmeralda Inn. We so enjoyed serving you and we look forward to you coming back. Thanks again for the kind words about our staff, (they are the BEST)!!! Thanks, Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights at the end of April 2015. The hotel is great and the staff are wonderful. The dinners were perfect and the house red wine is lovely. Highly recommended! Make sure you sleep with the windows open. The sound of the water is so calming.

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

Thank you for your review. Yes sleeping with the windows open and hearing the water is so calming and peaceful. Truly The Esmeralda Inn is a place of peace and tranquility. We look forward to your return visit with us. Thanks again, Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were guests of a wedding located on the property, and booked rooms in the inn. The inn itself was very comfortable, and the staff was amazing! The couple getting married stayed here the weekend they got engaged, and it was lovely to share such a magic place. We will be back!

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

We are so glad you had a great time at the wedding at The Esmeralda Inn. We look forward to your return visit with us as well. Thanks again and we will see you soon. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom, aunt, and I stayed here when we went to Chimney Rock a little over a year ago, and found it beautiful and relaxing. The view from the rooms was breathtaking, and wonderful to wake up to in the morning. The staff was very friendly and helpful. A very special and warm place. One afternoon, we took the liberty... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words and we are so happy that you found The Esmeralda Inn to be so relaxing. We look forward to your return visit with us. Thanks again, Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, we knew we were at a special place. Young Andrew gave us a tour of the exquisite building and beautifully landscaped grounds before settling into our traditional king room (number 106). The room was adequate in size although not large. There was a nice Bose stereo to enjoy and a flat screen TV (which we... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words about your stay and our staff at The Esmeralda Inn during your last visit with us. Our staff is outstanding and truly have the spirit to serve our guest. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your return visit with us. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Clayton, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My mom, my teenage daughter, and I loved having a Girls Getaway to this Gorgeous North Carolina Mountain area called Chimney Rock. Famous people who visited include U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Legendary Actor Clark Gable. We loved the amenities, including their hot tub with room for up to 15 people, but we had it all to ourselves. The... More 

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

Thank you so much for the kind words and sharing your experience with others. We enjoyed visiting with you all and look forward to your return visit at The Esmeralda Inn. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon. Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More 

Newark, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Our stay at the Esmeralda Inn was a last minute choice, and a wonderful surprise. Upon check in we were warmly greeted by the owners Kim and Don. They are so kind and pleasant, it's hard not to smile along with them. Don gave us a personal tour of the facility after we checked in. There are just so many... More 

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Wow!!! Your review was wonderfully said. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We look forward to your return visit. Thanks again and we will see you soon. Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More 

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