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River House at Chimney Rock

Highway 64/74A, 307 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720 (Formerly Wicklow Inn Bed & Breakfast)
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River House at Chimney Rock
Ranked #1 of 5 Chimney Rock B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gastonia, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Spent 2 nights in this wonderful home on the Rocky River in Chimney Rock, NC. Stayed in the Dirty Dancing room with a great view of the river. Slept with door and window open to the sounds of the river flowing which lulled you to sleep with the freshest breezes that were cool. Perfect for snuggling. Rondi was a great... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

So glad you were happy and enjoyed your stay...the river is wonderful outside the Dirty Dancing room! I'll look forward to seeing you both again in the future! I always want people to feel like they have "friends with an inn" so thank you for that comment, too! Please come again soon...Fall is a great time to visit! :) More

Valdese, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We happened upon this Inn while riding thru Chimney Rock. We stopped just to see if there was a vacancy and as soon as stepped in the front door and then met the owner Rondi we fell in love. We stayed in the "Dirty Dancing" room right over the river and it was beautiful. We could hear the river from... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review! I appreciate each and every great review we get. It is my sincere wish that everyone enjoy Chimney Rock and Lake Lure as much as I do and has a comfortable and relaxing stay with us...so, it is always rewarding to know someone was happy! Thank you again for taking the time... More

Salem, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I hosted my wedding in Chimney Rock last weekend, and held the reception at the Esmeralda Inn down the street from the River House. While many of my guests stayed at the Inn, my fiance (now husband!) and I stayed with our remaining friends and family at the River House - and I can't even begin to express how happy... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

Thank you, Lisa for such a sweet review and so many nice compliments! I feel I was honored to have such a lovely young couple stay with us during their wedding weekend! You and your friends are terrific and it was such a fun weekend...for us, too! I feel privileged you chose the River House and look forward to seeing... More

Denver, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Spent 2 nights in the Dirty Dancing room overlooking the Broad River with my girlfriend for our 2 year anniversary and we could not be more pleased! The house was beautiful, a great mix of eclectic decor and new amenities (TV, Movies, Kitchen), very cozy and welcoming. The owner, Rhondi, really helped make the whole experience by offering great suggestions... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

Two of my favorite guests! Thank you for taking the time in your busy schedule to write this review! Loved having you as guests and can't wait for you to come back and hear all the exciting developments in your lives! Did you buy your first home yet like we talked about? :) Take care and come again! Maybe for... More

Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My wife and I were "up in the air" for what to do for our 10th anniversary. We are from the coast and wanted to go to the mountains. While doing an internet search, we came across the River House Inn. I decided to call. What a great decision. They had flowers in our room upon our arrival. What a... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

So happy you all enjoyed your anniversary! We are happy we get so many anniversary couples! So happy you enjoyed the fresh flowers. I am a huge fresh flowers person so whenever possible, I like to have fresh flowers in the room and throughout the River House and Little River House. I am so happy someone besides me enjoyed them!... More

Saint Augustine, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stayed in the Rocky Broad Suite for 3 nights in late October. The room was beautiful and comfortable and the view out the picture window over the river took my breath away! The owner, Rondi, was extremely accommodating and offered ideas and suggestions about what to see and do in the local area. Rondi cooked us delicious breakfasts each... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

Having you all stay with us was like having family stay! Bella adored you both and yes, she had knee surgery and is all recovered! Thank you for saying I am the best B&B owner you have met...what a terrific compliment! I want everyone to be happy, love Chimney Rock like I do, and have fun, and most importantly feel... More

Cary, North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My partner & I enjoyed a one night stay in the "Dirty Dancing" suite. Rondi, the owner, was so accommodating in recommending this suite because it had it's own deck overlooking the river - we slept with the screen door open to sounds of the water flowing! Rondi stayed up waiting for our late arrival. The suite is small but... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

I felt the same way you did the first time I visited Chimney Rock/Lake Lure! "I could live here" and I am also from the beach! So glad you enjoyed the Dirty Dancing Room and thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We appreciate it more than you know!! Come again! More

North Carolina
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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I have had the range of experiences with Bed and Breakfasts...so I am always a little bit leery of reserving one. However, I breathed deep and made reservations for myself and four Brazilian guests. Rondi, the owner, could not have been any more helpful....she has a variety of rooms, and she worked with me to make sure we had EXACTLY... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

It was the most fun having you and your amazing Brazilian principals stay with us! What a great group of women you all are! Bring your hubby next time! Hope to see you again and thank you for the great review! It means the world to us! More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

My husband and I spent a very enjoyable 3 days at River House. We stayed in the Bella Room and were very comfortable. The breakfasts that were served were all delicious. We were in walking distance of the town and within driving distance of Black Mountain and Dupont State Park that has wonderful hiking and water falls to view. Rondi,... More

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Rondi J, Owner at River House at Chimney Rock, responded to this review

Just loved having you all stay with us and enjoyed the birthday celebration and appreciate your hubby helping me with my dining room keyless entry door! Come again anytime! :) Rondi More

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at The River House B&B this past weekend for a wedding in Chimney Rock and had an AMAZING time! The view from our room (Rocky Broad Suite) was spectacular and the location is perfect if you want to be close to the coffee shops, retail stores, and Chimney Rock park. We woke up every morning... More

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We loved having you both stay with us for the wedding and so glad you had fun! Come again soon! Rondi Jennings More

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Additional Information about River House at Chimney Rock

Address: Highway 64/74A, 307 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720 (Formerly Wicklow Inn Bed & Breakfast)
Location: United States > North Carolina > Chimney Rock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Wicklow Hotel Chimney Rock
Wicklow Inn Bed And Breakfast

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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