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“Amazing Stay in Waynesville!” 5 of 5 stars
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Andon-Reid Inn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 20 Waynesville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Zionville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“Amazing Stay in Waynesville!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

My wife and I traveled to Waynesville this past weekend for our anniversary. We chose to stay at the Andon-Reid based primarily on the reviews here on Tripadvisor. We arrived with great anticipation and left with complete satisfaction. Follow the directions on the Website and they'll lead you to the inn easily. Parking and the main entrance is located in the back of the house. If you drive big vehicle (like my Toyota Tundra), take it slow pulling around the house because it's a little tight.

Our host, Ron greeted us in the parking lot. He gave us the grand tour and even helped carry our bags to the room.

Where to begin?

The room- We stayed in the White Sulpher Suite. It was amazing. Very spacious, with a private enclosed deck. A sitting area, with fridge/sink in the room. A large bath, complete with shower and whirlpool tub. The bed was queen sized, incredibly comfortable with a wide range of pillows and soft sheets. The room was spotless! There was an A/C unit in the window, or you could open the windows to let the cool mountain air inside. I would definitely choose this room again.

Amenities- The Andon-Reid offers lots of extras to make your stay more pleasant. Outside, there is a fire pit where you can sit and relax to enjoy the evening. In the common room, there are M&Ms, trail mix, water/sodas for refreshment. The lower level housed the game/fitness room. I've stayed at several B&B's over the years, and none have had a room like this. There was a TV with a collection of DVDs, pool table, dart board, steam sauna, table shuffleboard, free weights, and a variety of exercise equipment.

Service- Ron and his staff did a fabulous job. From small to large, no detail seemed to be missed. They were eager to answer questions, offer suggestions on places to shop/eat, and honestly wanted to know what they could've done to make our experience better.

Breakfast- It was fabulous. There were two sittin areas, one in the common room and the other in the dining room. Each day consisted of a three course meal- Day 1- strawberries/bananas, followed by a vegetable quiche with toast and chipped ham/gravy/eggs, followed by a decadent chocolate pie for breakfast. Day 2- Oranges/ followed by sausage links and a melt in your mouth apple dish, wrapped up with a delicious coconut souffle. You will not leave the table hungry. You will probably want to skip lunch as well.

If you're interested, the Andon-Reid website provides a wealth of information about the inn, all of which is very representative of what you'll get. We got to meet several other couples during our stay, and they had the same feelings that we did about their trip.

If you're headed to Waynesville and are looking for a B&B, then you'll certainly want to check out the Andon-Reid.

Room Tip: The White Sulpher Suite is very spacious, has it's own jacuzzi, as well as a private deck.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

May 20-22, 2012 was our fourth time at Andon-Reid. We have stayed in four different rooms; each time we thoroughly enjoyed the particular room. Rachel's breakfasts are always awesome; each time she comes up with something new and different but very filling. My husband and I have decided that Ron and Rachel have ruined us for ever going to another bed and breakfast. The week prior to our stay was my husband's and my birthday week; Rachel even made us a small birthday cake which we brought home with us. Their hospitality and upkeep of the B&B are unmatched. We will continue to go there!

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Room Tip: If you want a really great room to spread out in stay in the White Sulphur suite. Jacuzzi spa, balc...
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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

This is by far the nicest place I have ever stayed in. My husband surprised me for our wedding night by reserving the bigger suite. It was wonderful and clean! Rachel and Ron were the most gracious guests ever! They gave us champagne on the house for our wedding night and recommended a wonderful place for us to have dinner! They also served us a wonderful three course breakfast that was very delicious! This was our first experience staying in a B&B and it was wonderful! I would recommend this place to anyone and we hope to stay here on our anniversary!

Room Tip: If you are couple and you want a nice romantic room, splurge a little bit on the Hummingbird Suite...
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Woburn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

We stayed at Andon-Reid for three nights in mid-May. Ron and Rachel are friendly and accommodating. In no time at all, we felt right at home with good friends. The house itself is on a quiet hillside street in a lovely old neighborhood populated with wonderful gardens. The rooms are beautiful; indeed the entire house is clean and well-appointed with everything guests could want. Even though it is an old house (the woodwork is gorgeous), the amenities are right up to date and luxurious. Our bed was very comfortable and outfitted with sheets and pillowcases so silky we laughed that they must have been some 10,000-count fabric spun from clouds. The bathroom was so well laid out we took notes on it because we’ll be renovating ours at home! Breakfasts were incredibly delicious and inspired us and other guests to friendly and fun conversation. One of the many nice things about the Andon-Reid experience is that you feel equally welcome to be social and join in the conversation with guests and hosts, or you can go off to a quiet place (there is plenty of space to spread out) and be private. There are so many other things to point out; lots of nice touches in the tastefully decorated rooms—a lighted makeup mirror in our room, a thoughtful touch that even some luxury hotels neglect to provide. Also, trust us, if Rachel recommends a place to dine out—eat there! Ron and Rachel also offer a nice wine selection for an after-dinner night-cap. The game and TV room, with a good pool table, exercise equipment and more was inviting, and we would have used it had we stayed longer, or the weather been awful (but it wasn’t). The yard and garden are delightful. Be sure to ask Rachel about the history of the house—it’s an “engaging” tale! Rachel's sister Elizabeth was there part of the time and it was a pleasure to get to know her as well. A quiet retreat from the cares of a long road trip, Andon-Reid proved to be the perfect place for us to relax and unwind after exploring Asheville, Waynesville and the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

I’m sitting on my porch enjoying some of the tea we purchased at the old house in Waynesville after enjoying these blends at Andon Reid. The hand thrown mug from AR helps create a great memory of relaxing on the AR side porch with tea. It is these little touches that Rachel and Ron add to your stay that make this a fantastic getaway from our busy lives. We would recommend a weekend or week at AR to relax and recharge. We also totally agree with other comments...great rooms, private baths, award winning food, unbelievable hospitality, enjoyable time with other guests.

Room Tip: we stayed in the grand library ~ a relaxing room complete with fireplace, comfy chairs, spa tub, gre...
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

For our first experience in a bed and breakfast, we decided to stay only a night. We wanted to experience it to see if we'd like it. It turned out that WE LOVED IT!!

As soon as we walked in, we were welcomed with a big smile. We could feel the warmth and comfort of the home. It was clean and beautifully decorated.

Our room was the cozy "Rustic Chestnut" room. It was a little peaceful retreat after being on the road for hours. It was a very relaxing night (the bed was amazing).

Lastly, breakfast was elegant and delicious.

We definitely RECOMMEND Andon-Reid Inn! Our stay was above and beyond from what we expected from a bed and breakfast.

Thank you Rachel and Ron for offering such a comfortable and peaceful stay!!!

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

We had a fantastic time at the Andon-Reid. We skipped the fitness assessment because it was too nice outside to spend time on fitness equipment, instead opting for two hikes - both were a bit of a drive, but it was great to have so many options in a 30(ish) mile radius! Ron and Rachel are also fantastic and introduced us to the most amazing idea: breakfast dessert. Rachel's amazing breakfast filled us up (without stuffing us) and kept us going through two looong hikes, even without lunch (though we definitely made use of the fresh baked cookies when we returned)!

Though you're a ways outside of Asheville, Waynesville is a very cute town with everything you need for a wonderful getaway. We really can't say enough positive things about our stay - we'll definitely be back!!

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Property: Andon-Reid Inn Bed and Breakfast
Address: 92 Daisy Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-6719
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Waynesville
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Waynesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Andon-Reid Inn Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The award winning Andon-Reid Inn is ideally located to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains, Waynesville, the Biltmore and Asheville and provides casual comfort and friendly hospitality. The Inn reflects the beauty and charm of its traditional 1902 architecture and offers beautiful mountain views. The Andon-Reid Inn features seven individually appointed rooms and suites with working fireplaces, comfortable seating areas, Keurig coffee makers, refrigerators, iron & ironing board and air conditioning (seasonal). All rooms have en-suite bathrooms (most with spa tubs), Gilchrist & Soames amenities, Turkish cotton towels, fluffy robes and slippers and hairdryers. Complimentary wireless internet is available throughout the inn as well as concierge services. Our excellent full service breakfast is made from scratch with the freshest ingredients. Complimentary coffee, artisan teas, soft drinks and snacks are available all day and a delicious fresh-baked treat is served each afternoon. Guests can play pool, shuffleboard, darts watch a DVD or work out on the fitness equipment in our large basement games room. You can relax on the wraparound porch or by our cozy fire pit taking in the stunning views, or you can just while away the time in our comfy and inviting guest lounge reading a good book, and swapping tales of the day's adventures with other guest. ... more   less 
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