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55 4-1/2 Street, Highlands, NC 28741
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4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 9 Highlands B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rick and Helene made us feel completely at home in their home! My wonderful daughter planned this "Mother/ Daughter birthday weekend" for us at the Inn and it couldn't have been more perfect! Our room was beautiful and the grounds were peaceful and relaxing........and we could walk to the best of dining and shopping! And, Helene's grits are the bomb!!!!... More

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Charlotte, NC
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you stay in this over 100 year old Inn, filled with antiques; you come away having been treated like not just the Inn keeper's guests but like their friends. I got a peek at most of the bedrooms and they are true to the photos on the website. I asked questions by phone and got all the answers. There... More

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Atlanta, GA
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened to arrive at this place because our first choice was full. We think we ended up in the place we were meant to be. The accommodations were clean, comfortable, and welcoming. Thank you Helene & Rick for making us feel right at home. We loved the breakfast and enjoyed the company of other guests. We would definitely choose... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were looking for a quiet and restful location, but one that was convenient to the town's many restaurants and the area's natural attractions. In the early morning, being able to walk to the town's athletic park before Helene's excellent breakfast, was terrific. Both Rick and Helene (and Jake the dog) made us feel very comfortable, being... More

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Fourinn, Owner at 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your week here! The rec park is so convenient from the inn, and in addition to the tennis courts which many of our guests enjoy, there is also a great work out room, classes, and swimming pool available for a very small fee. Nice to have it so close. Ricky and I greatly enjoyed... More

Roswell, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Helene & Rick provide the BEST accomodations..Beautiful room..bedding..fluffy towels.. Delicious breakfast..Coffee available early AM..Home made cookies to greet you in the afternoon Cocktails on the patio with wonderful appetizers & beautiful view was terriffic..Especially meeting other delightful guest to share stories with..Rick`s charm & personality was a plus..They recommended outstanding restaurants..They just do it RIGHT!! Can`t wait to go back... More

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Fourinn, Owner at 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and taking the time to write this review. We so enjoyed meeting you, and talking about all things fun and good. We had a great crowd those few days and I think everyone enjoyed laughing and sharing on the deck. The beautiful Highlands weather and cool temperatures added a lot too. And... More

Chattanooga
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a business engagement but waited until about a week out to book our hotel. All the main hotels were booked so we found this and gave it a try. We were so pleasantly surprised! The owners are wonderful people with such great servant hearts. It turned out to be a great mini-getaway for me and my wife. Breakfast... More

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Fourinn, Owner at 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

THANK YOU for posting all of those beautiful photographs of our inn. You truly captured the feeling of it. Ricky and I are so very grateful. I am so glad you and your wife were able to turn a business trip into some "couple" time and had some time to enjoy Highlands. It is a special place. Hopefully your first... More

Watkinsville, Georgia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful weekend in Highlands staying with Rick and Helene at their inn. Their warm personalities and excellent accommodations make for an nice combination. The hospitality time each evening and the delicious breakfast provide not only food for the body but also opportunity for meeting fellow sojourners and make new friends along the way. Always a pleasure and look... More

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Fourinn, Owner at 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and taking the time to write this review. Wine hour seems to be everyone's favorite hour, even if they don't drink wine. It is so much fun to make new friends. Often people find they have common friends, even if from different towns. There seems to be 7 degrees of separation on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each time we have stayed here it has been a great experience. Superb hospitality, wonderful breakfasts, snacks and wine on the deck in the afternoon visiting with the hosts and other guests. Quiet location with a comfortable wrap around porch and a short walk to a great selection of restaurants and shops in the "downtown" portion of Highlands. Bicycles are... More

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Fourinn, Owner at 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and taking the time to write this review. It was great to see you both again, and I am so glad you were able to enjoy our porch and gardens. I refer to our back yard as "Ricky's Masterpiece", because he is always adding, improving, enhancing, and fine tuning to add to... More

Douglasville, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I recently went back for our second stay at 4-1/2 Street Inn B&B. As with our first visit, this one was great. Lovely clean rooms, excellent breakfasts, beautiful lawn, peaceful and quiet setting - what more could anyone want? We highly recommend 4-1/2 Street for anyone visiting Highlands.

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Fourinn, Owner at 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was great to see you again Judy! I am so happy you were able to enjoy the porch, gardens, food, and fellowship. I am glad we finally were able to find the right date. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and the kind words. We look forward to your next visit. Take care, Helene More

Acworth, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Rich and I found 4 1/2 Street Inn waaaaay back in 1994. We are still coming back after twenty years. That tells all about the hospitality and excellent service Helene and Rick provide in their lovely home. They have a way to make their guests feel like family and that is so special. The setting is peaceful and quiet. Love... More

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Fourinn, Owner at 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Ricky and I always love seeing you and Rich, and know one day, when the time is right, you will be our neighbors. It seems that you and our swing on the porch outside of room 2 are joined at the hip, because I cannot see one without seeing the other. Thank you for sharing so much of your time... More

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Address: 55 4-1/2 Street, Highlands, NC 28741
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Highlands
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