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“Utterly fantastic” 5 of 5 stars
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Ranked #6 of 20 Waynesville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
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“Utterly fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Want to get away to a charming spot with sheer unadulterated beauty surrounding you? This is the place. The innkeepers were so sweet and welcoming. The inn is SPOTLESS and nothing is out of place anywhere. The breakfast was off the charts. Beg for the homemade scones. Best I have EVER eaten. You will want to go back soon!!!

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Carrollton, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Stayed overnight at Windover B and B this week, our second visit to this beautiful old home. Jen and Glen are excellent innkeepers -- always friendly, helpful, and caring. Their home is immaculate with comfy beds, quiet surroundings, and superior breakfast. On this Friday morning, we had raspberry swirl yogurt, frittatas (with vegetables and herbs fresh from the garden), ham steak, and muffins. Yummy! Jen even remembered that I am not a coffee drinker and brought juice and ice water without my reminding her! The front porch is a great spot to enjoy an afternoon beverage, the ever-present mountain breeze, and a home-made cookie or cheese wafer, compliments of the house. If a walk around the grounds is on your agenda, you will love the well-kept flower beds and pathways through the garden. The only minus for this always-wonderful place is that guests do not have a view of the mountains, and getting to the house means driving through a working-class neighborhood that is a bit untidy--both of which are completely out of the control of the owners of Windover. You will not be disappointed if you choose to stay here. We love it and will return as soon as we possibly can.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Anne B
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warrenton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Jen and Glenn are awesome hosts! The place is so beautiful. The front porch is a restful place to sit and read a book. The rooms are each so unique and well maintained. And the FOOOD is deeeelicious!! STAY HERE! STAY HERE!! If you do much happiness will ensue!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
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Belvidere, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Just returned home from a really nice time in the mountains of North Carolina. Stayed at the Windover Inn and found it to be very comfortable, quite. and in a perfect locations for waterfall touring and mountain hiking. Glenn and Jen were great and the breakfast each morning was out of this world! Glenn's french toast was to die for!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Weaverville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

We decided to spend our 25th wedding anniversary at a bed and breakfast. The Windover was perfect for us. It was such a relaxing time and the food and amenities first rate! The suggestions for activities and dinner were very helpful. The gardens were lovely and our room was very comfortable. Thank you for making our anniversary a very special one!!

Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Ann B
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Jen and Adam were more than helpful with helping us plan our first venture out of Charlotte and into the mountains. The breakfasts were AMAZING! Rooms were comfortable, quiet, and clean. We'll definitely be back.

Room Tip: Enjoyed the estate garden room.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Right from the start, we knew this was going to be a great experience. I called the Windover to inform them that we'd be late and Jen, one of the proprietors, was less concerned that we'd be late to checking in as she was in making sure we wouldn't arrive too late to get food in town. She was a wealth of information and upon our arrival we were greeted like family. The rooms are beautiful, the decor of the home is warm and inviting, and the food was just to die for. We had to be up super early on our last day there and when we mentioned we would miss the breakfast on that last day, Jen and Glenn offered to make the food early and even bring it to our room if we wanted. There wasn't a ton to do in Waynesville but it wasn't far from a lot of other attractions outside the town and the accommodations MORE than make up for what little driving we had to do. If you're looking for a relaxing getaway and want somewhere that will make you feel like the most important guest in the world, then this is the place to stay at.

Room Tip: All rooms have whirlpool tubs so it's a simple matter of picking the decor you like most. We sta...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Windover Inn Bed & Breakfast

Property: The Windover Inn Bed & Breakfast
Address: 40 Old Hickory St, Waynesville, NC 28786-6088
Phone Number:
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Waynesville
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Waynesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A casual and elegant historic Victorian meticulously renovated in 2004 with all the amenities to provide a relaxing and romantic get away. The Windover Inn, a local historic landmark, is nestled into a secluded acre of lush gardens just a mile from downtown, historic Waynesville. Each room includes private baths, pillowtop mattresses, air conditioning, ceiling fans, CD alarm clocks, iron and ironing board and cable TV. Five rooms feature two person whirlpools, and five have king size beds. A full homecooked breakfast is included, and can be served to guests in their room in five of our eight guest rooms at no extra charge. ... more   less 

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