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Old Edwards Inn and Spa

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4.5 of 5
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445 Main Street, PO Box 2130, Highlands, NC 28741
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old Edwards is beautiful and charming and in the best location on Main Street. You don't have to move your car the entire trip. Madison's is fantastic and a must for anyone dining in Highlands. This time we stayed in Suite 701. The location is perfect and close to the pool, bar, fitness center and the main inn. It has... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our second stay at the Inn. It was a week-end getaway. the Inn is at the main intersection of Highlands, NC and has old world charm with the most amazing hospitality. Many of the staff are interns from Ireland and England which gives the Inn immediate European flavor. There are older rooms in the original Central house -... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Highlands to join our family for a family vacation retreat and to welcome loved ones home from abroad. Our own nuclear family had visited Highlands 25 years ago, so this was quite the nostalgic trip for us. The Old Edwards Inn provided the perfect atmosphere to take this journey back in time, and also to celebrate our... More 

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've not visited this beautiful place in Highlands, NC, you simply must. The area is as breathtaking as the Old Edwards Inn and Spa itself. Put the two together and you have as much charm as there can possibly be. Do yourself (and your significant other) a favor and go!!!

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Grayson, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visitged Old Edwards in celebration of our 35 years of marriage. This was our first time visiting due to the excellent reviews and because it was about two hours from our home. The reason why this was the most difficult destination to rate was because of our mixed experience - from one extreme to the other - an emotional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My spouse and I went here for our 22nd Anniversary. I had heard a lot of good things about it, and it certainly lived up to its reputation. The only negative is it is quite the hike up the mountain--but worth it once there, and their WiFi has to be signed into again and again rather than once signed in,... More 

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Amanda S, Marketing Director at Old Edwards Inn and Spa, responded to this review

This is so heartwarming. Thank you so much for taking time to submit a thorough review and to mention our staff by name. We are honored that you chose to spend your anniversary with us. And, yes, we have enhanced our wifi process since your visit in June. We look forward to seeing you back again! More 

Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the gems in the western North Carolina mountains. The Old Edwards inn exudes charm and elegance. I have stayed in hotels all over the US, but this one is unique. It is a little pricy for the area, but for special occasions, its kind of like going to the Greenbrier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was awesome. Ecspecially the staff and room cleaners. Our room was spotless. It is a beautiful property. We had fun visiting the falls around, Dry Fall. It was a welcomed escape from the summer heat

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you do not mind mountain driving, this place is for you. We celebrated our 40th anniversary at the Inn. The service is exceptional and the accommodations were perfect (king size bed with walk-in shower and hot tub). We had meals at two of the restaurants at the Inn. The Madison and the The Wine Garden were great. Again, the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with family during a trip to celebrate a family members retirement. After staying a few days at Biltmore in Asheville, we drove to Highlands for a few days. We stayed in combination of individual room and cabin, and we all had a wonderful and relaxing time. The accommodations are excellent, the town is very walkable and cute, the... More 

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