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Sourwood Inn

810 Elk Mountain Scenic Hwy., Asheville, NC 28804
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Sourwood Inn
Ranked #13 of 42 Asheville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're staying in the Sourwood Inn now and check out Saturday. I have to say this has been the best stay we've ever experienced in the Appalachian Mountains, let alone on Asheville. And we travel here a lot. Susan and the entire staff are wonderful and very accomdating. Forget all of the other places in Asheville. Book at the Sourwood... More

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SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Love Love Love your review! Thank you so much. Already looking forward to seeing you both again:) More

Georgetown, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three evenings at Sourwood Inn and it was so beautiful and quiet. The road in was at first a little scary but after driving it several times we were used to it. Our room was lovely; large with a fireplace, air conditioning (which we did not need even thought it was hot), sitting chairs and a small balcony... More

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SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hello and many many thank you for writing such a favorable review for Sourwood! We all enjoyed meeting your lovely family! It is amazing how much a positive review helps. Wishing you the best! More

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sourwood inn is an absolutely amazing place to stay. We had a little trip to Ashville to see Biltmore and Chimney Rock, and we are glad that we stayed in this place. Everything was good. We stayed in room 7. Has pretty good view on mountains. Room is really big, has a little balcony, where you can have your morning... More

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SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and great review! We do hope you will be in the area again and that Sourwood will be on your radar. We so enjoyed meeting you both! More

Millwood, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two wonderful days/evenings at Sourwood. Everything was wonderful. We felt truly welcomed and cared for by Susan and the entire staff. We stayed in Room 6, which I highly recommend; all of the second floor rooms have great views, but #6 was excellent. Wonderful breakfasts, and our dinner on Friday night was very good.

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Oh fine guests! Thank you for the nice review. It is so appreciated! More

Raleigh
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Sourwood Inn is now our favorite place to stay in the Asheville area. Susan manages the Inn and makes you feel like one of the family. You get to meet some of her family too as they help keep the wheels humming smoothly. We walked along the shaded trails on the property and were amazed at the variety of... More

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SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for the great review. It is so helpful and appreciated! It was also so nice to meet you both and I look forward to later this summer:) More

Hillsborough, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

If you can manage the Scenic Elk Mountain Highway and then the twisting driveway, the Sourwood Inn is the best place to stay in the mountains of North Carolina. Rooms are beautifully done with individual balconies, fireplaces, and lavish tubs overlooking the mountains. No children. If you do not want to go back out, make sure you reserve your stay... More

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Your oh-so-nice review is so appreciated. Thank you for coming and writing! More

Norcross, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We spent a long weekend at Sourwood Inn in Asheville and what a wonderful place to get away from it all. Susan (the innkeeper), Nat & the rest of the staff are wonderful and makes you feel at home the minute you arrive with goodies and the best peach/nectarine/green tea/lemonade. This is a charming little inn (12 rooms and a... More

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SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind! and helpful review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. We all enjoyed meeting you both as well! More

Kensington, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We loved staying at the Sourwood Inn about 25 minutes from downtown Asheville. The architecture is Arts and Crafts style. The Inn is spacious and quiet, the owners are special folks, who love caring for their guests. The food is delicious, dinner is served Thursday-Sunday. We hiked to the rattlesnake lodge ruins. The trailhead is just down the road. We... More

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Hi and Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review for Sourwood. I am glad to know that it might reach others from the west coast:) More

Bath, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The Sourwood is a very special Inn. We loved everything about it. The owners are welcoming and friendly. The food they prepared and served was delicious. The ambiance in every room was comfortable snd inviting. We loved everything about our room, the fireplace, porch, bathroom, and decor ! We will be back!!

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Thank you for the pleasing review...and for taking the time to write it....and more importantly, for wanting to come again! We look forward to it:) More

Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

This is about our third time to stay at the very special Bed & Breakfast. This is one of quietest places I have ever stayed, and the staff and owners are extremely friendly and polite. Dinner is available on Thursday - Sunday, and dinner last Thursday was an awesome variation on Chicken Pot Pie with Salad and Dessert. Breakfast and... More

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SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

We love to see your name in the books! Thank you for taking the time to write your favorable and generous review. It is so appreciated! More

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Address: 810 Elk Mountain Scenic Hwy., Asheville, NC 28804
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Asheville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Sourwood Hotel Asheville

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sourwood Inn, constructed of cedar and trimmed with stone, sits on one hundred acres of hilly terrain at an elevation of 3,200 feet. Each of Sourwood Inn's guest rooms has a private balcony overlooking the Reems Creek Valley, a wood-burning fireplace, and a tub with a view. It was created to provide a retreat where our guests can experience the delights of the Blue Ridge and still easily access the arts and sophistication of downtown Asheville.Outdoor activities in the Asheville area include hiking, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, mountain biking, and horseback riding. ... more   less 
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