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Orchard Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   100 Orchard Inn Lane, Saluda, NC 28773
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Ranked #1 of 6 Saluda B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited in late July, and the temperature never got above 70. On one rainy day we relaxed in front of a crackling fire, browsed books from the Inn's library, and looked out over the misty mountains. In terms of restaurants and activities, Saluda has good options. I recommend eating dinner at the Inn for a true 5-star meal. In... More

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Savannah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything was wonderful from our breakfast, horsdouevres and dinner to the magnificent grounds and view . The cool mountain air came through our open bedroom window each evening making for some of the most restful nights sleep I've had in a long time. The innkeepers Marc and Maryanne where delightful hosts. We will definitely return and I hope it will... More

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Evanston, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came down a few days early to revisit favorite spots in the area before picking grandsons up at camp. What wonderful hospitality and what a lovely place tucked back a lane with a beautiful view. Peaceful, beautiful, and oh so comfortable. Loved the steam shower in our room. We will be back and can't wait. Peggy and Barney King

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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175 reviews 175 reviews
56 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only spent one night at the Orchard Inn, but we will definitely be going back! The Inn is absolutely beautiful and Marc and Marianne were incredible hosts. We stayed in room #2 and enjoyed it greatly. It was very clean, quiet and it had wonderful views. The bed was super comfortable and we both slept very well. It was... More

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North Carolina
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92 reviews 92 reviews
22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were at the Orchard Inn for 4 nights and 5 days last week and had such a restful time. This time we rented a cabin (the Bentwood). The best part of the cabin is the fully screened porch perched "in the trees." It did rain more than we anticipated, but it did not stop us from having a wonderful... More

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Greenville, SC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Orchard Inn was wonderful!!! You feel like you're away from it all but close enough to Saluda, Hendersonville or Asheville. Mark and Marianne have done a superb job - Inn is pristine, very delightful and the meals are worth the drive. Dinner is served Thursday- Saturday with brunch on Sunday. Both are great in the kitchen. The bird feeders,... More

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Johns Creek, GA
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely and comfortable place to spend a few days away from "the real world." Our family of 6 rented the Laurel Cottage and it was perfectly suited to our needs. + The cottage was like home - it was comfortable and spacious, had movies, games, puzzles, extra linens, pillows, and blankets, well-lit, and the kitchen was well-stocked. +... More

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Shallotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That's the first word that comes to my mind when I think about the Orchard Inn. The inn is tucked away about 1 mile outside of Saluda, which is a wonderful little town with 2 great restaurants. Marianne and Mark, along with their 2 boxers, could not be more welcoming or accommodating and have outfitted the inn with inviting sitting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful setting and delicious breakfasts. I'm just sorry we were not there on a day dinner was served. Maryanne was especially helpful with suggestions of things to do in the area. We hope to return. Lots of first-class touches in accommodations and service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Over 50 stays at the Orchard Inn, and many more to come! We are so comfortable and pampered there. The surroundings are beautiful in all seasons. There are usually the strains of relaxing music and mouth-watering aromas to please the senses. The included breakfast is varied, delicious, and prepared largely from local sources. Dinners are definitely gourmet, and there are... More

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Address: 100 Orchard Inn Lane, Saluda, NC 28773
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Saluda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Orchard Inn 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
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Located just 30 mi. south of Asheville in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the rest of the world melts away the moment you enter the long winding driveway and approach our elegant mountain top escape, comfortably nestled on 12 peaceful acres. As you walk up the front steps, graciously framed in boxwood hedges, the cozy rockers on the Antebellum style porch are calling. Enter the open and airy living room with it's great stone fireplace, and you immediately feel at home. The Inn was originally built in 1926 by the Brotherhood of Southern Railroad as a summer retreat for members' families. Transformed into a B&B in 1981 it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, member of Select Registry as well as Chaine des Rotisseurs. Fine dining restaurant serving dinner Thurs-Sat. 14 rooms tastefully decorated in period pieces & antiques all with luxurious linens. ... more   less 
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