One of my favorite places to stay! Can't describe the peaceful feeling of soaking in the waterfall tub with a view to the fall (or summer!) foliage. Innkeepers wonderful, dinners and breakfast well above average, and I just love the whole building and property. Yes it is a reatreat, and not for someone who wants to stay in downtown Asheville...but all that is 15-20mins down the hill if you want to go. OK that's the Rave....if I could nitpick, the one slighly sour spot (no pun intended) is the quality of the bedding....everthing else they did here is top-of the line, but the mattresses are pretty low-quality and the pillows too. To top it off there are no real curtains or drapes (just sheers), so depending on the time of year, the sun will wake you very early (I don't WANT to get up at 6am on my vacation) A poor night's sleep does mar the experience, but if the innkeepers would fix these items, I would give this place 10 (ten) stars!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sourwood Inn, constructed of cedar and trimmed with stone, sits on one hundred acres of hilly terrain at an elevation of 3,200 feet. Each of Sourwood Inn's guest rooms has a private balcony overlooking the Reems Creek Valley, a wood-burning fireplace, and a tub with a view. It was created to provide a retreat where our guests can experience the delights of the Blue Ridge and still easily access the arts and sophistication of downtown Asheville.Outdoor activities in the Asheville area include hiking, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, mountain biking, and horseback riding. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Sourwood Hotel Asheville