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The Esmeralda Inn

3.5 of 5 910 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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Cumming, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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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49 reviews 49 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 

Boca Raton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Mom and teenage daughter stayed 4 nights....wonderful stay, breakfast was excellent; host and hostess couldn't have been nicer, they made you feel that they were glad you were there. Rooms were well appointed and clean. Fantastic stay all around. Loved the ambience of the Inn and the gardens were amazing. Would return in a heartbeat!

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

Thank you so much for your kind words about your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, we will look forward to your return visit with us again in the near future. Don & Kim Cason ~ Innkeepers More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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

Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to serve you and meet your expectations while staying at The Esmeralda Inn. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will look forward to your return visit. Thanks again. Don & Kim Cason ~ Innkeepers More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

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

Thank you for your comments on your past visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We are sorry to hear that you left too early. We hope you will come and stay longer next time with us. Thanks again and we will see you soon! You can stay with us now... More 

Graham, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

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

Thank you for sharing your stay with others to review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit at The Esmeralda Inn. We hope you can come back soon to enjoy the outdoor fireplace and outdoor spa area. Thanks again and we will see you again! 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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