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“The Wright Inn and Carriage house”

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The 1899 Wright Inn and Carriage House
Ranked #14 of 39 Asheville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Inman, South Carolina
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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“The Wright Inn and Carriage house”
Reviewed June 28, 2014

What a great place to stay. We stayed in the Wright Room which was on the 1st floor.It had a private entrance as well as a lovely area to have a private breakfast brought to us each of the mornings we were there. We felt like we were special guests with the house staff waitingfor only us. Another plus was the Inn has a lot behind the main house for parking, so there was no need to park on the street. quiet wonderful place to stay to celebrate our anniversary.

Room Tip: Go for the 1st floor suite. Worth a little more in the price
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Very nice B&B. Host were very nice and hospitable. Rooms were nice and very quiet. In great quiet neighborhood. Wonderful porch. Breakfast was good, but not great for me personally, preacher pie - grits with spinach and ham. Chilled bananas and blueberry muffin was much better. Small to medium portions. Late night snacks not quite as good as some places I have stayed, seemed store bought likely.

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Morganton, North Carolina
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Reviewed June 25, 2014

Room was very quiet and bed slept very well. Draw back is room is in the basement. One small window above bed, drop ceiling like in your parents basement, and bathroom (with exception of the tub) very small. Room has private entrance so if you like to stay out late and sleep late then this is the room, but if you are looking for the feel and charm of an old house pick another room.

Room Tip: Basement room. See above for info.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Wright Inn and Carriage House. The room was clean and cozy, and the staff was very welcoming and pleasant. We had the room with the private entrance and the private dining area, which was an added bonus! I am not typically one who enjoys going to B&Bs, as I worry about silly things like will my crazy voltage hair dryer blow the electricity for the entire house, will I like what they serve for breakfast, will there be plentiful hot water for my long showers, will the ac/heat be set appropriately... and I was more than pleased with every aspect of our stay! There was plenty of hot water, and my hair dryer did not blow a fuse! The breakfast they serve is different each day, and both days we very happy with our meal. I also enjoyed being served breakfast in our private dining room, so I could be 90% ready to go out for the day, but finish up after eating. There is no thermostat in the room, but for a hot June weekend, the AC was pumping enough to keep it cool. (phew!) My only 'complaint' if I can even call it that, is that it is VERY QUIET. I'm pretty sure anyone else staying in the house could hear me sneeze. Which made me nervous to make any sort of noise. Overall, a lovely Inn in a great location, with a pleasant staff. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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ooky57
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Reviewed June 9, 2014

The title says it all -- the room was wonderful, with its own little porch, accessed through the window of in true Victorian style; the breakfast was wonderful and the staff very accommodating to dietary issues, and the location was very close to downtown and all the places one might want to visit. Ample parking lot as well.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Atlanta, GA
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Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Wright Inn was very clean and tidy. The room rate was very reasonable for the Area. For myself, this Inn lacked the normal southern hospitality you experience from most B&B owners. If you are looking for a clean place to spend the night at a reasonable rate, I would highly recommend. If you are looking for more of the B&B "experience", you might want to look elsewhere.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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The_Wright_Inn_BandB, Owner at The 1899 Wright Inn and Carriage House, responded to this review, June 28, 2014
Dear Travelgirlatlanta_ga,

I am very sorry you felt that you did not receive the full B&B Welcoming Atmosphere. I honestly do not know what happened due to being out of town. We took a couple of weeks off so I could recover from surgery and obviously our normal process was not followed in our absence.

Please rest assured that we will do our best to make you feel more comfortable on your next visit. During the 10+ years we have owned the inn, we have NEVER been told that we were not hospitable. We will do our best to make sure it does NOT happen again. Thank you for alerting us.
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Allen Park, Michigan
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Wright Inn three nights and found the rooms well appointed and clean. The staff is very friendly and know a great deal about the history of the Inn and the Asheville area. Breakfast is served at 9:am sharp and is very well done, coffee is fantastic. If you seek southern hospitality, wide front porches, wonderful gardens and attention to detail this is a great example. Downtown Asheville is with in walking distance with it's many restaurants and shops.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Property: The 1899 Wright Inn and Carriage House
Address: 235 Pearson Dr, Asheville, NC 28801-1613
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville > Historic Montford
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 39 B&Bs / Inns in Asheville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The 1899 Wright Inn and Carriage House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 1899 Wright Inn Bed and Breakfast & Carriage House of Asheville, North Carolina is one of the finest examples of Queen Anne Victorian architecture found in the Historic Montford District and all of Western North Carolina, featuring Whirlpool Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, and comfortable accommodations. The Wright Inn's Bed and Breakfast accommodations have all the comforts of an era gone by, but all the conveniences of modern day Asheville. Each of our 10 guest rooms and suites are distinctly decorated in turn-of-the-century charm and period decor. ... more   less 
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