Asheville Top 30 Hotels & Resorts

Top 30 Asheville Hotels & Mountain Resorts

Here are our favorite and best Asheville hotels, resorts and full service country inns - ranging from luxury to budget. They are located near Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway in the western NC mountains. Included are some top accommodations outside the city near our small towns, national parks, forests, hiking trails and waterfalls.

Esmeralda Inn, Chimney Rock
This historic inn and restaurant is nestled in the shadows of Chimney Rock State Park. The rustic inn offers luxuries of a five star hotel with the charm of a B&B. Enjoy breakfast each morning and then relax in the outdoor hot tub after a day of hiking or taking a boat ride on Lake Lure. 14 rooms, 3 cabins, $139-$499, WiFi, lakeside... read more
Village Hotel on Biltmore
Stay on Biltmore Estate at their more casual hotel, adjacent to the restaurants, winery and outdoor activities in Antler Hill Village. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at The Village Social with a small plate tasting menu featuring seafood, Biltmore Wines, craft beers... read more
Hyatt Place Hotel
Find well-appointed, spacious guestrooms and suites with mountain and city views, as well as their plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and state-of-the-art media and work centers. Located in downtown Asheville, walking distance of lots of shopping, festivals and restaurants. 140 guestrooms, $229 average rate, floor-to-ceiling... read more
Omni Grove Park Inn Hotel, Asheville
One of the South’s best-loved resorts for its history, elegance and amenities including top restaurants, Great Hall with massive fireplaces, golf and one of the top-rated spas in the country. 513 rooms, $175-$1,250 (depending on season), plush bedding, sports complex, tennis courts, mountain views, pet friendly, romance... read more
Lake Junaluska NC Hotel
This lakeside hotel is the perfect place to relax in a rocking chair with views of Lake Junaluska, at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains. They just completed a multi-million dollar renovation with lakefront rooms, a pool, paddle board rentals and a walking trail. 105 rooms, $110-$209 (double occupancy), king... read more
Cambria Hotel Asheville
New, modern and stylish hotel next to the historic Grove Arcade in the middle of downtown, and an easy walk to South Slope Brewery District. Upscale rooms include one and two bedroom suites have balconies with mountain views of the sunset. 136 rooms & suites, $149-$399,... read more
Haywood Park Hotel
Stay right in the heart of downtown Asheville at this historic, boutique hotel. Be pampered in elegantly-appointed, oversized suites. Enjoy champagne at check-in and immerse yourself in the hospitality. 33 rooms and suites, from $249, wireless Internet, valet parking, 43″ HDTVs, Keurig® coffee makers, nightly turndown... read more
Hotel Indigo
This hip downtown hotel offers an inviting and refreshing experience with the urban, yet natural, setting of Asheville captured and reflected in the hotel design with local artwork, wall coverings depicting nature scenes and a multitude of striking architectural details. OneFiftyOne Bar & Kitchen features locally inspired cuisine, a... read more
Cataloochee Ranch, Maggie Valley
Stay high in the Great Smokies on this authentic guest ranch, complete with horseback riding (May-November), winter skiing, lodge, cabins, restaurant, hiking trails and mile-high views. Explore the 1000-acre ranch at 5,000 feet elevation on a tractor-drawn wagon, fish in ponds, or sit around the campfire. 24 rooms & cabins, from $185... read more
Inn on Biltmore Estate
Experience luxurious hospitality, fine dining, spa services and outdoor activities on the grounds of Biltmore House, America’s largest home®. Enjoy impeccable hospitality, meticulous attention to detail and the level of personalized service the Vanderbilts extended to their friends. 3 miles S of... read more
Rumbling Bald Resort, Lake Lure
Nestled on the north shore of beautiful Lake Lure by the towering cliffs of Rumbling Bald Mountain, this 3,000+ acre resort has a private beach, two championship golf courses, spa, four restaurants, mountain biking, tennis, pickleball and all sorts of lake activities. From $155/night, a big variety of studio villas, 2 & 3 BR condos and... read more
Greystone Inn, Lake Toxaway
Reopened May 2018! This luxury, picturesque resort is perched on the shores of pristine Lake Toxaway surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest. Amenities include a spa, gourmet dining, lake cruise, golf, tennis and many water activities. Unwind with gracious hospitality, rocking chairs and feather top beds. 30 rooms & suites, $249-$689,... read more
Aloft Asheville
Celebrate your style at Aloft Asheville Downtown. Stroll out the door to find loads of enticing eateries, plus a vibrant arts scene - all minutes from the Biltmore Estate and mountain exploration. Meet and mingle at the W XYZ Bar, grab a snack from Re:fuel by Aloft or play in the Re:mix Lounge. 115 rooms, from $159, free wire and wireless... read more
AC Hotel Asheville
This stylish luxury downtown Asheville hotel opened in August 2017 with sleek European design and local influences. Located just a block from Pack Square, it features a restaurant and bar on the 9th floor, with sunset views of the mountains. 132 rooms, from $199, WiFi, upscale amenities, fitness center, parking garage. AC Hotels... read more
Ramada Inn Asheville Hotel
Located above River Ridge Market Place near I-240 and the Blue Ridge Parkway, this budget-friendly hotel has standard rooms as well as one-bedroom suites with whirlpools. 3 miles from downtown Asheville. 113 rooms, weekday rates from $69, weekend from $99, outdoor pool, dog-friendly, hot breakfast. ... read more
Hilton Hotel, Asheville Biltmore Park
Located in Biltmore Park in south Asheville, this hotel is in the heart of the shopping, dining and entertainment district. Guests enjoy mountain views that overlook the French Broad River, plush in-room amenities and the convenience that comes with a full-service hotel. Enjoy the chef’s creations at Roux, which serves breakfast, lunch... read more
SpringHill Suites
These studio suites offer separate areas for eating, sleeping, working and relaxing. All suites come complete with a mini-fridge, microwave, sink, coffeemaker and a large well-lit work area. 88 rooms, $119-$209, indoor hot tub and heated pool, complimentary hot and healthy breakfast buffet, WiFi.... read more
Comfort Suites Asheville
Affordable lodging with discount Biltmore packages. Walk to Asheville Outlets and dining. Enjoy a free, full, hot breakfast buffet. 1 mile to the Blue Ridge Parkway and NC Arboretum, 5 miles to downtown, 5 miles to Biltmore, 7 miles to the airport. 125 studio suites, $89-$269. In-room microwave, 42" HD flat-screen TV, group... read more
High Hampton Inn
This historic mountain inn is reminiscent of the great summer resorts of the Adirondacks. Located on 1,400 acres, the property offers golf and tennis, hiking trails and a 35-acre lake for swimming, boating and fishing. Not to mention a European spa! Special seasonal events include workshops, house parties and summer children's programs.... read more
Quality Inn
Affordable accommodations with plenty of value-added amenities, including a complimentary, full, hot breakfast buffet. Romantic whirlpool suites and mountainview rooms available. Five miles from downtown Asheville and Biltmore. 132 rooms & suites, $79-$189. In-room microwave, 42" HD flat screen TV, refrigerator, coffee maker, free... read more
Hampton Inn Biltmore
Located minutes from downtown Asheville and the Biltmore Estate, this hotel is adjacent to the Asheville Outlets and offers a complimentary area shuttle. Luxurious modern guestrooms feature clean and fresh Hampton bedding, free high-speed WiFi and a MicroFridge. Complimentary hot breakfast.
120 rooms, $99-$309, indoor... read more
Doubletree Hotel Asheville Biltmore
Located next to Biltmore Estate and Biltmore Village, find oversized rooms, mountain views and plush amenities. Enjoy an indoor saline pool and whirlpool, complimentary WiFi, modern fitness center, cooked-to-order breakfast and a beautifully landscaped garden terrace. 197 rooms and two-room suites, $169-$339, pet-friendly.... read more
Hilton Garden Inn
Located near Park Square Park in downtown Asheville, walk to galleries, shopping, breweries and restaurants. Unwind atop the hotel at Pillar, their rooftop bar serving “garden-to-glass” cocktails with mountain views from the outdoor terrace or indoor lounge. Also enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner on the Rooftop. 140 rooms and... read more
Residences At Biltmore
They redefine the luxury hotel experience with studio, one- and two-bedroom suites. Grand amenities include 24-hour concierge service, pool, hot tub and fire pit. Ideally located on Biltmore Avenue between the Biltmore Estate and downtown Asheville. 110 Condos, $139-$379, suites feature fully-equipped kitchen, fireplace,... read more
Bunn House Asheville Hotel
This new, luxury boutique inn is a gloriously-restored 1905 house within walking distance of downtown Asheville. Exquisitely-appointed rooms feature a luxurious king bed outfitted with Frette linens and rich furnishings, as well as a large terrace or balcony with views of the property and gardens. 5 rooms, $319-$424, Nespresso... read more
The Swag Country Inn
Adjoining the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this luxury inn's rooms and private cabins at 5,000 feet elevation are individually decorated and include many amenities atop a ridge overlooking the mountains. Dining is an event, prepared with the finest local ingredients and produce from the inn’s garden. 45 minutes from Asheville.... read more
Hampton Inn Asheville
Located near downtown Asheville and Biltmore, this all-new hotel offers a complimentary area shuttle and free hot breakfast daily. Contemporary guestrooms feature clean and fresh Hampton bedding, a MicroFridge and free high-speed WiFi. 120 rooms, $99-$339, indoor heated pool and whirlpool spa, 24-hour coffee and hot tea... read more
Holiday Inn Asheville
This West Asheville hotel is completely renovated and features some impressive amenities, including an indoor/outdoor pool, on-site restaurant with breakfast and dinner, and a lounge and banquet space for any gatherings that you may have. Just minutes from Biltmore Estate, downtown Asheville and the Asheville Outlets.156 rooms,... read more
Harrahs Cherokee
Enjoy a luxurious experience in a spacious room that includes plenty of amenities. This 21-story hotel includes a covered parking deck and views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Dine at your choice of five restaurants. Great mid-week rates available. 1108 rooms, large baths, coffeemaker, 42-inch HD TV, casino, spa, indoor pool,... read more
County Inn & Suites
Just across the French Broad River from downtown, the hotel has a shuttle service so you don't have to hunt for parking. Take a dip in their heated indoor pool and read a book from their library. Awake to the "Be Our Guest" complimentary breakfast. 94 rooms, $109-$299, free parking, WiFi, pet-friendly, fitness center, guest... read more
Grand Bohemian Hotel
This Kessler Collection masterpiece is just steps away from gates of the famous Biltmore Estate. Authentic Old-World, rustic ambiance of this Tudor-inspired boutique art hotel, masterfully blended with all of the modern luxuries. In Biltmore Village, two miles from downtown. 104 rooms and suites, $220-$450, Red Stag Grill restaurant,... read more
Homewood Suites
With a $5 million renovation completed in early 2017, this all-suite hotel is minutes from downtown and Biltmore. Each of the all-new, modern suites offer the luxuries of home, including a full-sized kitchen. Enjoy a complimentary full hotel breakfast daily and evening social, featuring local craft beers on tap (Monday-Thursday). Free shuttle... read more
Highland Lake Inn
Resting in a country setting of 26 gently wooded acres, this inn and resort is just 25 minutes from Asheville and 5 minutes from Hendersonville. Amenities include casual fine dining at award-winning Season’s restaurant, seasonal outdoor pool, lake, nearby golf and lots of on-site outdoor activities. 52 rooms, cottages and... read more
Snowbird Lodge
A unique and timeless all-inclusive retreat with majestic views, pampering accommodations, warm hospitality, endless adventure and delectable cuisine. Tucked deep in the Nantahala National Forest overlooking Lake Santeetlah. Escape to this mountain haven to remove yourself from everyday life and connect with one another amidst nature’s... read more
Courtyard by Marriott
The Courtyard offers the convenience, amenities and service you deserve. Experience the Bistro, offering a variety of breakfast and dinner options, as well as a full bar and Starbucks coffee. After a day in the mountains, enjoy their amenities or just relax in the private, landscaped courtyard with mountain views and a cozy fire... read more
OM Sanctuary
Find rejuvenation at this holistic retreat destination with lush gardens. De-stress, rest and renew with nature, while being just two miles from downtown. Explore transformational life practices, silence, personal time and optional wellness programs such as meditation, yoga, qigong, massage and holistic fitness. 16 rooms, 9 cottages,... read more
The Lodge on Lake Lure
This luxury inn combines southern elegance with rustic serenity at a beautiful lakeside retreat. After a wine and cheese hour at 5 PM on the deck, enjoy a locally-sourced dinner in their Tree Tops Restaurant. Explore the lake with complimentary paddleboards, canoes and kayaks. 17 rooms, $225-$315, pet-friendly, plush bathrobes, WiFi,... read more
Best Western Hotel Dillsboro
Relax and get away from it all while experiencing breathtaking views on the Tuckasegee River. From your spacious riverside room, watch as rafters make their way down the river. Amenities include a full hot breakfast, high-speed WiFi, heated indoor pool and spa, riverside deck and fitness center. 65 rooms and suites, $120-$300, cable TV with... read more
Holiday Inn Express Sylva
Conveniently located off of Highway 441/74, rediscover the beauty of nature as you relax in the indoor heated pool or spa and gaze out over the majestic Great Smoky Mountains. Minutes from Western Carolina University, Harrah's Cherokee Casino and the Blue Ridge Parkway. 67 rooms, $100-$280, king or queen beds, WiFi, free parking.... read more

Helpful Hints
Asheville has a wonderful selection of hotels - ranging from luxury to budget. Many are in or near downtown and the Biltmore Estate. Also find highly-reviewed resorts in surrounding towns and picturesque mountain settings near plenty of hiking and waterfalls. Make reservations well in advance, especially for summer weekends and in October (peak fall color). Many hotels offer complimentary breakfast and many amenities like swimming pools and free WiFi. The Asheville Airport is located about 20 minutes south of downtown, so it's an easy drive from most.

Neighborhoods

  • Downtown: Walk to restaurants, shops, bars and more. Expect higher rates for the convenience. Many new hotels are under construction downtown, bringing even more lodging options. 
  • Tunnel Road: Just a tunnel away from downtown and just two miles from Biltmore. Easy access to Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • South Asheville: Includes the Biltmore Park and Airport areas very convenient to Chimney Rock, Hendersonville and Pisgah National Forest.
  • West Asheville: Explore the fun Haywood Road and River Arts Districts. Take I-40 west to Waynesville and the Great Smoky Mountains.
  • North Asheville: From Weaverville to Hot Springs, this area has easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway and hikes on the Appalachian Trail.  
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