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Assembly Inn

401 Assembly Drive, Montreat, NC 28757
Assembly Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Montreat is not your average mountain town. Most of the town is operated by the Montreat Conference Center or Montreat College. I stayed here years ago and was surprised when I returned last week! The Inn has been completely renovated and brought into the 21st Century. New everything! This is not the Grove Park, but people don't come to Montreat... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I spent five nights at the Assembly Inn on a Road Scholar program and loved it. My room was on the second floor at the very end of the building with trees outside that made it unnecessary for me to close the curtains. The wifi in my room was good (though I never did find a comfortable place to put... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had two room joined by a kitchen with a sit down table! Our rooms' view overlooked the lake and was fabulous day and night--with a door to the balcony. Close to everything in Montreat + hiking and rock hopping. This is a great place to stay to enjoy the NC mountains. Easy access to shopping, restaurants and more in... More 

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed at the Assembly Inn the last weekend of June 2014 two nights to attend the Hope Conference. They have just finished complete renovations of the Inn. This is a very old Inn and needed to be updated. We had a king room on the third floor. In the past the Inn was not air conditioned but it is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The room was very very small. The "extras" were a couple of bars of soap. No shampoo or hair dryer so I had to go without washing my hair for a ministry meeting. The bed had very scratchy sheets. They do have AC, but it is right over your bed and so it can get very cold. The hot water... More 

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Josh R, Guest Relations Manager at Assembly Inn, responded to this review

Hi caribears! Firstly, thanks for staying with us, and thanks for your feedback. As you likely noticed, we have been undergoing significant renovations to our historic hotel. Since your stay with us, we've updated the fixtures and replaced the carpet, furniture, and bedding. We've uploaded some photos to this page to give an idea of the scope of this project.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

The Assembly Inn does not offer luxury accomodations. Its aim is provide accomodations for retreats, conferences, and people who are there for the mountains, not the motel room. We were on third floor and had a wonderful view from our window, so we didn't miss television. Beds were comfortable, and the food (included in the price for the conference) was... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

It was a family reunion for us. While Assembly Inn is old (they're currently raising money to renovate) even the snobbiest of travelers won't mind once you step outside...the grounds are amazing and for our 1- and 4-year-olds, it was heaven. We threw our son's bike in the car at the last minute and were so glad we did...he rode... More 

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Collingswood, New Jersey
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

If you are thinking of staying at the Assembly Inn, you should be aware of what it is: it is the conference hotel for the Presbyterian Church Retreat Center at Montreat. It is not luxyry accommodations by any means, there are neither phones nor television in the rooms. Wireless internet is limited to the common room of the hotel. But...the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2009

Small rooms, functional but no more. Mattresses severely lacking. Shower water inconsistant. No A/C. Neat but somewhat dusty. Adequate for religious conference attendee but not much for the money otherwise. Family wedding listed as most convenient lodging. Felt I was overcharged for the style of accommodations.

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Josh R, Guest Relations Manager at Assembly Inn, responded to this review

Hi tamaleegeorgia! We're sorry you had a poor experience with us - but wanted to let you know that the issues you listed have been addressed with a recent, comprehensive renovation to the Assembly Inn. More 

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Address: 401 Assembly Drive, Montreat, NC 28757
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Montreat
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Assembly Hotel Black Mountain

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