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The Esmeralda Inn

3.5 of 5 910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

We were looking for a quick getaway from Atlanta and found a Groupon for the Esmeralda Inn. It was a gorgeous weekend to be there but several shops, attractions,restaurants were closed since it was "off season". We didn't mind one bit! Chimney Rock Park was a bit pricey but we enjoyed the hike and the views are phenomenal and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk up the stairs and open the door you are greeted by charm..... My fiancé and I simply cannot wait to return. The restaurant offered us such a great dining experience and the service was top notch... We were NEVER rushed or pushed aside. Such a wonderful weekend ... You have to go to The Esmerelda... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spend recently spent a weekend at the Esmeralda to celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary. The Inn is a warm, comfortable and welcoming place. The innkeepers are very friendly and make you feel like you are at home. It was very interesting to hear about the history of the inn that dates back over 100 years. Breakfast... More 

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

We are so glad you felt at home at The Esmeralda Inn. We enjoyed your visit with us and we look forward to you returning again in the near future. Thank you for joining us for dinner, our staff is wonderful and so glad that they made your stay memorable. Hope to see you soon! Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Esmeralda was OUTSTANDING! The place is the most immaculate and clean hotel/inn that I have ever been to. The small and personable staff are all incredibly gracious and accommodating in every way needed. The views from the inn are breathtaking and the porches are very inviting and comfortable. The Inn is very close to the center... More 

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

Anne, Thank you so much for the Outstanding Review. We so much enjoyed serving you while you were here at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and our Restaurant. We will look forward to your return visit with us in the near future. Thanks again, Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed at The Esmerelda Inn the second to last weekend of October. The accommodations were wonderful and the food was fantastic. Definitely the best breakfasts and dinners we had on the entire trip. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. They packed us a picnic lunch to take to Chimney Rock State Park and it was... More 

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

We so enjoyed serving you as you were our guest at The Esmeralda Inn. We are glad that you enjoyed the food, our staff and your accommodations. We look forward to your return in the near future. I enjoyed going on your blog and reading about your trip! Thanks again! Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My love and I wanted a quick romantic getaway and the Esmeralda was the PERFECT spot! We couldn't have been more pleased! Dinner was wonderful and our server was adorable! The staff was very nice and welcoming and willing to do anything to make guests comfortable. The room was even better than we expected. One of our favorite places was... More 

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

David and Lori, Thank you so much for the kind words. We so much enjoyed serving you while you were here at The Esmeralda Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. Don & Kim Cason Innkeepers More 

Cumming, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were wanting a relaxing 'babymoon' before our twins arrive in April, and this was exactly it! The innkeepers and the staff were all so friendly, and we felt very welcome. Very clean, breakfast was great, and there was enough to do at the inn if you didn't want to venture at. The game room had lots of selection, and... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are glad that you both were able to enjoy yourselves before the birth of your twins. Our guest seem to enjoy all the amenities here at The Esmeralda Inn. We will look forward to your return visit. Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More 

Westland, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Fantastic hotel to stay at anytime. Super nice Innkeeper and staff. Really clean and bed was the best I slept in! The whole second floor is a game room. Breakfast was something new with an orange slush, then french toast with pecans.

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Thank you so much for staying with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad you enjoyed the breakfast and your stay. We hope to see you again real soon. Kim & Don Cason Innkeepers More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My husband and I could not be more please with our stay here. The rooms were nicely decorated and made you feel at home. The beds are just as comfortable as they boast on the website... So much so that it was hard to leave! We met one of the owners and she was as sweet and pleasant as could... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words about your visit with us this past week. We enjoyed serving and meeting you both. We will look forward to you sharing with your friends and family about visiting with us as well. Thanks again and come back soon! Don & Kim Cason ~ Innkeepers More 

Palatka, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Thanks Donnie and Kim for a thanksgiving to remember. My husband, two daughters, 15 month old granddaughter, mother in law and sister in law traveled from Florida to spend three days at the inn and enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving feast. The staff made you feel at home. I especially loved that all I had to do was to show up... More 

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

Tish & Greg, Thank you so much for staying with us and bringing your family to share Thanksgiving with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We enjoyed visiting with you all as well as serving you. We sure do hope that you will make it a family tradition as well. Take care and we will look forward to your return visit... 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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