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The Esmeralda Inn

3.5 of 5 910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One word that come to my mind is EXCELLENT!!!! We stayed 2 nights and wish we could have stayed longer. The BEST place to stay in Chimney Rock, very clean, well maintained property. The owners and staff are friendly.....made you feel welcome to be at the Inn.

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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently spent a night at the Esmeralda while touring the Blue Ridge area. Both my wife and I we're pleased with our stay and wished we had stayed a few nights longer. The hotel has a classic almost "National Park Lodge" type ambiance with all of the modern amenities one would expect from a high end resort. We ate... More

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Graham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking to get away from every day hustle and bustle, then this is the place to go. When we were there, the Inn was just very quiet and relaxing. The room was clean and nice with a comfortable bed. Now keep in mind your staying at an Inn, not a hotel. There are no vending or ice machines.... More

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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11 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me just start off and say Yes, the rooms are small. But if you read the description of the rooms on their website they go out of their way to make people aware of that. The smallest of the rooms is about the size of your average master bedroom, plus a full bath. The beauty, location, grounds and amenities... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The amenities and the location are absolutely excellent. We hope to come back soon, professional staff, nice breakfast, room extremely clean. We recommend ordering a picnic basket at the restaurant's hotel and take to Chimney Rock trip. Very lovely accommodations. Thanks.

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

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are glad that we were able to meet your satisfaction. We will look forward to your return visit with us. Thanks again and we hope you will come and enjoy the 3 for 2 special we are offering Nov - March 26. Thanks... More

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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first trip I made since losing my husband and took my lifetime friend with me for a relaxing weekend. After too many hairpin turns and switchbacks we arrived in Chimney Rock. The leaves hadn't quite turned but the tempertures were cool and the State Park beautiful. I was very pleased with the Esmeralda Inn. It is located... 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 glad that you enjoyed your visit at The Esmeralda Inn. We do hope that you will return again soon. Thanks again! Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More

Virginia Beach
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were on a short vacation in the Smokey Mountains. While looking for Inns located near Chimney Rock, we found the Esmeralda Inn and it was simply wonderful. Close enough to see the flag atop the Chimney Rock but far from the distractions. Quiet and in harmony with nature, this Inn caters to its guests making them... More

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

We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. Thank you for your kind words and we hope you will return soon. Kim Cason Innkeeper The Esmeralda Inn More

Fairmont, West Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed 2 nights. The upstairs room was clean and the bed comfortable with access to the balcony and upstairs game room. A very good breakfast greeted us each morning. After touring and hiking the following day we enjoyed a superb dinner on their outside terrace. The well-kept outside areas included a fireplace and a in-ground hot... More

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to your return visit. Thanks again! Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More

Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My mother (88) and uncle (94) vacationed in Bat Cave in their youth, and this was our third year to spend our 'reunion' time at the lovely Esmeralda. There are only 14 rooms in the entire Inn, which makes it intimate from the outset. A lovely wrap-around porch invites guests to relax in their rocking chairs, enjoying sunset over Chimney... More

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

Oh we are so glad to have served you while you were visiting with your family here at The Esmeralda Inn. We so enjoyed meeting and serving you. We look forward to your family returning and visiting with us again in the near future. Thanks again. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More

Athens, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband and I are here on business for two nights. We have not even slept our first night yet but can already tell that this is a hidden gem. We had dinner downstairs. Impeccable presentation, beautiful music, the best coffee I've ever had in my life, and a winner of a meal!! We will be back and will send... More

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

Thank you for your remarks! We truly enjoyed serving you while you were staying with us at The Esmeralda Inn. So glad you enjoyed your stay and the wonderful meals. We look forward to your return visit with us. Take care and hope to see you soon. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More

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Address: 910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
Location: United States > North Carolina > Chimney Rock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Esmeralda Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
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