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The Esmeralda Inn

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Brevard County, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Had a pleasant one night stay at the bread and breakfast. Friendly staff. Clean, comfortable room. Homey atmosphere. Scenic views of mountains & forests. Chirping frogs. Fresh air. Pretty area. Restaurant on site. Rocking chairs & swings on porch.

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

Thank you for sharing your thoughts during your stay with us at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and we will look forward to your return visit again soon. Don & Kim Cason More 

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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

While we seemed to be the only ones with children there at the time we didn't feel out of place. The kids loved the huge game room, the hot tub and fire pit. You could bring your own but we got the s'mores package for them. Views were great and our room (9) had plenty of space with the 2... 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 so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will look forward to your return visit with us. Don & Kim Cason More 

Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Be advised that many rooms are small but don't let that keep you away. This is a wonderful bed and breakfast with friendly, accommodating staff. The innkeeper is so personable and helpful in every way. A delicious breakfast is included with different selections available each morning. We had dinner there one evening and it was delicious. We did not take... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Esmeralda Inn. We look forward to your return visit with us. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I will disclose that I have been travelling to the Lake Lure area for 30 years and have seen much change. Many restaurants and inns have come and gone. I have raised two sons who have played and fished in all the waters surrounding this area. For me, it holds a lot of wonderful memories. The Esmeralda Inn has remained... More 

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EsmeraldaInnkeeper, 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. We do hope that you can stay with us again in the near future and enjoy one of our King Rooms or even our cabins are lovely. Thanks again. More 

Emory, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Located on the outskirts of downtown, the inn is beautifully landscaped giving it a feeling of privacy and intimacy. The staff is very friendly, the rooms are clean and efficient. The inn offers a hot tub but it is not conveniently located to the rooms. Breakfast is included with the price of the room but is limited to four items.... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope that you will return again soon. Don & Kim Cason More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I recently stayed here to get engaged. All I have to say is amazing to EVERYTHING! The staff was so welcoming and kind. We decided to eat there both nights because the food was amazing. The room was so clean and the view, breathtaking. Thank you, Esmeralda Inn for being a part of a weekend we will... More 

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

We are so glad that you had an Amazing weekend!!! We loved being a special memory of your special weekend. Thanks again for the memories!!!! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

It's plain and simple... This inn has everything but hospitality and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The location, scenery, onsite amenities, nearby attractions, well appointed and decorated guest rooms and beautifully rustic public spaces... All it lacked was an engaging, hospitable staff. When considering the Esmeralda for our 5 year anniversary weekend getaway, I knew from driving by how beautiful it... More 

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

The Esmeralda Inn would like to express our deepest apology that you feel you did not receive the hospitality that you expected and what we strive to deliver to each of our guest. We appreciate your side of the story and your feelings. However, it's to our best judgment that we always strive to care for the safety of all... More 

Canton, North Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

My husband and I rented the Rocky Broad Cabin (really a 2 BR house) right on the creek. The bedrooms are on both ends of the house. The river is right behind the house and there is ample sitting along the river or having a fire. The sound of the river is so soothing. The inn is lovely and breakfast... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed our 2 bedroom cabin on the river at The Esmeralda Inn including the package with our amenities. We will look forward to your return soon. More 

Snow Camp, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We arrived on a Friday and left on Sunday for a birthday celebration. I booked the reservation directly with the Inn. I have been to the Hickory Nut Gorge many times but never stayed here. We stayed in the newly added Honeymoon Cabin not because we were honeymooning but because we like the privacy. It was tastefully decorated with a... More 

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Thank Randy T
EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us in the Honeymoon Cabin at The Esmeralda Inn. We thank you for your suggestions and will put these suggestions in place. We hope that you will visit again soon. More 

Hendersonville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The food, staff and ambiance of the whole place is absolutely perfect! We held our wedding reception here, and stayed the whole weekend with friends and family. We could not have chosen a better place. The Esmeralda is amazing!

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EsmeraldaInnkeeper, 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 during such an exciting event. Thanks again and we hope that you will return again soon. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $209 - $598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Esmeralda Inn 3.5*
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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