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290 Macon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3711
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#37 of 82 in Asheville
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Relax at a stately and historic golf resort at The Omni Grove Park Inn, a beloved Southern retreat in Asheville, NC with an award-winning subterranean spa. Discover two retail promenades and elegant restaurants with outdoor terraces. There's also tennis courts, an indoor pool, and Donald Ross-designed golf courses. Enjoy luxurious rooms and suites plus panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. We know you'll enjoy the classic comfort and modern convenience of our resort. Whether escaping for a romantic getaway, retreating for rest and relaxation, or looking for a family-friendly vacation, The Omni Grove Park Inn is the ultimate Asheville destination with special packages that will fit all lifestyles. Plan your special event at The Omni Grove Park Inn. Our indoor and outdoor event venues featuring scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are perfect locations for the wedding of your dreams.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Golf course
Hiking
Babysitting
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Plunge pool
Fence around pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Personal trainer
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Raquetball
Tennis court
Aerobics
Billiards
Canoeing offsite
Evening entertainment
Patio
Table tennis
Walking tours
Nightclub / DJ
Children's playground
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Manicure
Massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Doorperson
First aid kit
Infirmary
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Bathrobes
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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susanhg wrote a review Yesterday
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Nice hotel. Rooms were clean. Bed was comfortable but bring your own pillows. The worst pillows we have ever tried to sleep on. The closet is so shallow the hangers have to be turned at a angle. The bathroom is small. One sink with about 10 inches on each side. Not what we expected for a highly rated hotel. Floor 8 is terribly noisy. We could hear people moving around above us on the lobby level into the night.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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SGIgirl wrote a review Jul 2021
Georgia146 contributions49 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
Just returned from Grove Park Inn. Can’t say enough great things about it. We stayed in the main inn and our room had a Mountain View which was incredible! The room, the food and the staff were all excellent! We were there for fireworks on the 4th and they were awesome as well. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Self parking is available but valet is only $7 more.
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Ebfam4 wrote a review Jun 23
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I just tried cancelled a stay for two nights. We have a sick member of the family and will not be able to stay there as planned. I called just a few hours after the cancellation deadline (morning after) and they would not budge. We were loyal Grove Park Inn customers for years and always recommend it to friends and family, but we will never stay there again or recommend it. The inflexibility is not appreciated, especially when we have never asked for a cancellation exception before and have spent quite a bit of money there over the years. I happen to know the hotel is fully booked for the weekend and likely our room would be rebooked. Terrible customer service. By comparison, Marriott does not ever behave this way.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Omni Grove Park Inn, Marketing at The Omni Grove Park Inn
Responded 3 days ago
We apologize for your recent experience after years of warm hospitality. We value your patronage. If you would like to share more details please call the hotel directly and ask to speak with the Manager on Duty.
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Kristi wrote a review Jun 21
Tallahassee, Florida1 contribution3 helpful votes
This hotel continues to disappoint. We take our daughters to camp and give the Omni GPI a try every year but this was my last. We paid $700 for a double queen room. The level of dirtiness and outdated furnishings is amazing to me. I truly can’t believe people still come to the hotel. The amount of dust is appalling. The shower is covered in mildew. The towels are all tough and have threads missing. Just so disappointing. The spa is in similar need of updating. The leather chairs are cracking, the tables are chipped, and the refreshments are lacking. Do better GPI. Update your hotel …although it needs a complete overhaul so I suspect this historic hotel will deteriorate to the point of no return.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Omni Grove Park Inn, Marketing at The Omni Grove Park Inn
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for providing us with detailed feedback from your recent stay. We apologize that your visit did not live up to your expectations. We have passed your feedback along to our Housekeeping Team and Spa Team so improvements can be made.
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Anchored to Adventure wrote a review Jun 19
Elverson, Pennsylvania129 contributions5 helpful votes
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After reading some reviews, I was nervous to check/in for our anniversary celebration at the Omni GPI. However, we were very pleased with our stay. One must appreciate the fact that the inn was built in 1913. We stayed in a room in the historic section, which has been restored. The pamphlet in the room explains the restoration and what pieces/design aspects were chosen. Very interesting. We stayed in Room 455. It was very quiet. It’s the corner room next to the elevator, which we didn’t hear any noise from. The windows open, which let in a cool breeze at night. We spent one day at the spa, which was one of the nicest spa facilities we’ve been to. There are indoor and outdoor features, men’s, women’s and joint. Along with a spa cafe and servers at the outdoor pool area. Highlights: variety of on-site dining options, night time entertainment at Elaine’s Dueling Piano Bar, hiking trail, sports complex, tennis and golf, shopping, outdoor pool (quick shuttle ride away) and AMAZING Mountain View’s! The hospitality was amazing! From the front desk and guest services, to the waitstaff, the elevator operators, valet and the shuttle bus driver. Every single person on the GPI team radiated positivity and enthusiasm for making sure the guests had a wonderful experience.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Many packages available - check website. Plan to spend an entire day in the spa. Only accessible...
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BallaghMan wrote a review Jun 17
Carrboro, North Carolina208 contributions102 helpful votes
Its living on past glory for the most part and fair play to the owners they’ve tried to keep up. But honestly it’s a bit musty and fusty and it’s a tough property to maintain competition with more modern luxury hotels like the four seasons or European luxury hotels (The Kitzhof in Kitzbuhel for example). It’s worth reading a brief history of the Inn to see how they’ve modernized over the years. And it’s a pity about the prices which I suppose they have to charge to keep up. The price of the spa and extra services are very high especially if you’ve stayed in real luxury European hotels where such amenities are either included in the room price, the “resort fee” or are affordable. For example a couple using the spa for one day with a massage could run over $1k. The food prices are also high - the bar is a good option and the staff are great (as they are everywhere in the Inn). The pool is a bit of a distance away (and fairly ordinary by luxury hotel standards) although walkable by the golf path or via a shuttle. The spa pool looks nice (from the veranda!) although not included in the resort fee only via a spa fee). But having said that when one is relaxing on the famous veranda at sunset with a cold drink it’s hard to beat so it’s worth the price of a couple of nights to enjoy that, and local hikes. And of course to be a part of history even if only for a few days!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Phillip A wrote a review Jun 16
Tuscaloosa, Alabama7 contributions1 helpful vote
We were there to celebrate our 40th anniversary. While we have been to Asheville before, this was our first visit to the GPI. The property is in need of a great deal of maintenance and is grossly overpriced. The staff were nice. It was crowded with long wait times at all the restaurants. There was a wedding party held outside with loud music that literally rattled our windows until after 10 pm the second evening. The room was musty and had mold in the shower. We were scheduled for a third night. I requested an early departure and the kind person at the front desk allowed us to cancel the last day. She offered a discount for a future stay; however we will not be back.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Deborah B wrote a review Jun 11
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The hotel is really historic and interesting as well as being beautiful with lots of amenities. If possible stay on the Club floor where you will get amazing service from the super competent staff. We simply love all the people working up on the floor lounge! Kristie, Amy,Mark, Nick, and Tim were wonderful and so helpful in every regard. The hotel should be very proud to have such conscious and friendly staff working there. We were so happy with our experience that we have already booked our next stay.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Make sure to stay on the Club floor if possible. Also, make your spa reservations well n advance...
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Sheila H wrote a review Jun 8
8 contributions6 helpful votes
Let me start by saying this was my second work visit to GPI. The issues with my room this year (2022) were the same issues I had with my room and experience preCOVID. Both times the shower in my room had mildew/mold all over the walls. This tells me they do not bleach the showers—a huge red flag at any time. For the price, I do not expect to need flip flops for my shower. This was also the second time the room had a broken/ burnt out lamp. Given the shortage of light in the room, this is an issue. The temp in the rooms don’t go below about 69degrees, so if you are like me and really enjoy a cold room, forget about it! The hallways were quite warm as well. My room was ground floor, facing the air conditioning units. Should you find yourself in this room, be sure to check the windows. I didn’t realize until after I’d been in the room over 24hours that the window was open. It simply never occurred to me to check to be sure windows were locked. The staff saw fair—none of the southern hospitality I’d expected. The lobby is nice and the lobby view is exceptional, but I can’t recommend a stay.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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JWArlington wrote a review Jun 5
Arlington, Virginia43 contributions9 helpful votes
Spent three days at gpi as part of my first visit to Asheville. The hotel property is great and historically interesting. The staff were genuinely helpful and truly friendly. Plenty to do in terms of activity. Food was good despite a somewhat institutional nature of menu. Additional lighter options would be nice. Seemed to do a nice job accommodating families, conferences, and couples. But…I’ve been to many places like gpi, and I have to say more than any of them, gpi noticeably seemed to do everything in its power to keep you on grounds. I get that the business model is to monetize the guest through ancillary charges beyond the rack rate. I really do. But from the absolute crap “local map” I was given by the concierge, to the poor collateral to allow guests to consider on site and offsite options, it was as though all of the rest of the area was a state secret. It left a residual bad taste in my mouth. Asheville is a very interesting area, with some truly spectacular outdoors, to some funky culture downtown, to some great food. And that’s not even mentioning that other little property across town that many people come to visit. In sum, I would not come here if I were trying to experience Asheville and the surrounding area. But I would come here if I just wanted to hang out at a destination hotel. But this is not the
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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$451 - $577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
park grove inn asheville nc, park inn grove, grove park spa, grovepark inn, grove park inn resort spa, grove park hotel, grove asheville north carolina
LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsAsheville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
513
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Omni Grove Park Inn
Which popular attractions are close to The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Nearby attractions include Grovewood Village (0.09 miles), Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary (0.7 miles), and Elaine's Dueling Piano Bar (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian, Avenue M, and Blue Ridge.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Omni Grove Park Inn offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Omni Grove Park Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Grovewood Village (0.09 miles), Thomas Wolfe Memorial (1.7 miles), and Biltmore Village (3.7 miles).