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Instant Karma Asheville

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Great Hippie Shop!

First stop to downtown Asheville for our shopping trip. (Because it was open at 10am) And quite a... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2019
PghGirlGoneSouth
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Greer, South Carolina
Great vibe, relaxing atmosphere

Very helpful while I tested multiple crystal bowls before buying one. Young man was very patient... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
gayle f
,
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Instant Karma has been a part of the Asheville community for over 20 years, being known as the "one-stop-hippie-shop". We are a fun hippie store that carries over 120 tapestries (including 3-D & glow-in-the-dark), unique men and women's apparel...more
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36 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2824
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

First stop to downtown Asheville for our shopping trip. (Because it was open at 10am) And quite a few stores don't open till 11. And we are old hippies, lol. The staff (Kelly) was very personable, knowledgeable and very nice! We talked and looked, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Very helpful while I tested multiple crystal bowls before buying one. Young man was very patient with me. I always look for these types of shops while I'm on vacation. Great assortment of candles and incense. A good assortment of miscellaneous items I need for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

My family had an incredible time in this store! There is so much to see and the staff was so accommodating! Love the selection and surprisingly we found kids stuff too! My toddler daughter LoVES her dress and we found a pair of boho pants...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jackie R, Owner at Instant Karma Asheville, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you for leaving us a great review! We're excited that your daughter loves her dress...aren't the baby boho pants adorbs! Much love.

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This shop is just quintessential Asheville. Really cool eclectic items. Love it! There were a lot of things in toddler grabbing range, but my son thought it was neat, too!More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Emily S
Jackie R, Owner at Instant Karma Asheville, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you for your review, Emily! We feel so honored to be considered "quintessential Asheville". We have all sorts of things within grabbing range, haha, for adults, too! We appreciate you taking the time to visit our store and leave us a stellar review. We...More

Reviewed July 3, 2017

Stopped in this West Asheville location after breakfast while on vacation. Loved the variety and unique things in the store. Had tshirts made by the very friendly and helpful clerk who may have been the owner? Either way, very nice guy. Check it out!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Blbpuravida
Jackie R, Owner at Instant Karma Asheville, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

We're glad you enjoyed your visit! Mike does a fabulous job working the store and taking care of the printing the tshirts. Thanks so much for taking the time to write such kind words.

Reviewed March 5, 2017

Went in there twice while visiting Asheville. Many unique items, and the incense and oils make the store smell so good. Very friendly staff.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Moonqeen842
Jackie R, Owner at Instant Karma Asheville, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2017

Thanks for taking a moment to pass on some positive words!

Reviewed February 2, 2017

This store not only has great value unique gifts, the staff is wonderful. These folks have great feeling and depth. Smart as they come. Really check out the clothing. Sooooo, reasonable. Love this place. Have for a couple of years. GO IN, explore

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Dawn P
Jackie R, Owner at Instant Karma Asheville, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such kind words!

Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the variety in this store. Great shirts, local art, fun magnets & bumper stickers to read. Lots to look at and nice staff. Love the store name.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank yellowradio
Jackie R, Owner at Instant Karma Asheville, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2017

We're so happy to hear you had a positive experience at Instant Karma. Thanks for taking the time to say so.

Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

My new wife and I visited this store last week, while on our honeymoon. We found so many trinkets and souvenirs to bring home! I couldn't be more delighted by the customer service and shopping experience. This place is a must for all those in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Tucker M
Jackie R, Owner at Instant Karma Asheville, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2016

I'm so glad you enjoyed our store and your visit to Asheville! Hope to see you on future visits for your anniversaries.

Reviewed September 2, 2016

I loved spending time in this lovely store. So much to see! Little details everywhere, but well organized. I bought a few things for my home, and some gifts. A MUST VISIT when you are in Asheville. The prices are reasonable too. Oftentimes, these kind...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SLF-traveler
Jackie R, Owner at Instant Karma Asheville, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2016

How kind of you for taking the time to review our store! We know there are lot of things to do in Asheville and we're glad you chose to spend time in our store. Thanks and hope to see you again!

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