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The Esmeralda Inn

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner - it went beyond all expectations! Everything was prepared with care, and perfection. One of the best meals I've had in a long time. Staff was helpful, and knowledgeable of the menu. Highly recommend.

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Laurens, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I looked this place up a long time ago and I was excited to finally be able to surprise her with a night away. All I can say is they do a great job with their advertising and photos because it's nothing like what you see on here. Unless you get one of the few decent rooms... More 

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Hoschton, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here two nights while celebrating our 50th anniversary. We had Room 102 with a balcony. The room is casual and the king bed was comfy. The room is fairly large as is the bathroom. Wished it had two sitting chairs instead of one. The pedestal sink in the bathroom didn't give much room for your... More 

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InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us for your 50th anniversary! Thanks again and we hope that you will return again soon. Kim & Don Cason owners More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a relaxing one-night getaway to the NC Mountains and decided on the Esmeralda Inn, since we had not visited Chimney Rock and Lake Lure. The Esmeralda Inn fit the bill perfectly. This is a well-run, efficient and lovely inn with careful attention to details. The proprietors are friendly and have ingrained their values in their staff. We were... More 

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InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are pleased to know you enjoyed every minute of your stay with us and believe our staff is the best! Thank you again and hope to see you soon! Kim & Don Cason owners More 

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Esmeralda Inn for one night. Staff was very friendly and room was very clean! Bed slept like a dream and their breakfast was so delicious! Would definetly go back. Game room on 2nd floor with pool tables, scrabble, air hockey and card table.

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InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks again and we hope that you will return again soon. Kim & Don Cason owners More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband surprised me with a special romantic trip to the Esmeralda Inn. He booked the Honeymoon Cottage with Adventure Package complete with horseback riding(Cedar Creek Stables),picnic lunch(delicious) and a 50.00 credit towards dinner. The food, service and staff at the Esmeralda were exceptional. I really appreciate local, organic, healthy foods, well prepared and I was not disappointed. The cookies... More 

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InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We really appreciate you guys spending your 18th wedding anniversary with us and hope we see you soon! Kim & Don Cason Owner More 

York, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

easy welcoming check in , room very nice perhaps a bit small but still very comfortable, bed,, pillows excellent! Dinner at the restaurant very nice, service somewhat spotty at times but overall nicely done, cheese plate for starters (local cheeses) very nice, the quail could have only been better if I had been there over a beautiful dog standing point!,... More 

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InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks again and we hope that you will return again soon. Kim & Don Cason owners More 

Churchville, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

My husband and I spent one marvelous night at the Esmeralda Inn in Chimney Rock, NC. The Inn was amazing. Beautiful room (room 1), wonderful staff, amazing breakfast and super fun game room. Oh, and the hot tub was excellent!! Next time we are staying for more then one night. Definitely recommend eating at Merdinas and hiking Chimney Rock!

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InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We are glad you enjoyed our hot tub and game room. Maybe next time you can join us for dinner. Thank you again and hope to see you soon. Kim & Don Cason owners More 

Weaverville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We just rented the Honeymoon Cabin for 3 days and had a bad experience. The internet service at the cabin was spotty or non-existent, multiple requests for washcloths and breakfast order cards went unheeded, and the refrigerator defrosted and ruined food due to outlets that were not functioning, Three outlets in the cabin were dead, a fact that we reported... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 2 nights at the Esmeralda. It was our first experience staying at an inn. We loved the small intimate feel and how welcomed we felt. The entire inn and grounds lends itself to nothing but relaxation. The lobby area was so inviting as though it was begging you to come sit for a... More 

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InnkeeperOwner, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you stayed with us at The Esmeralda Inn and enjoyed our amenities! We are looking forward to your return. Kim & Don Cason owners More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant is nestled within the Hickory Nut Gorge of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains located in Chimney Rock, NC. Enjoy hiking, climbing and fishing and golfing. While dining enjoy the majestic views of Chimney Rock State Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Esmeralda Inn

Address: 910 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
Location: United States > North Carolina > Chimney Rock
Price Range: $187 - $591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Esmeralda Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
The Esmeralda Hotel Chimney Rock
Esmeralda Hotel Chimney Rock
Esmeralda Chimney Rock
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