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Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant

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Blythewood, South Carolina
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We absolutely loved this place!! I had never heard of it until I saw a Groupon come thru. I checked previous reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. It was a perfect weekend away from everything! We had a standard room on the 3rd floor and it was just lovely! The claw foot tub was so...

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1Thank pmerten3
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 September 2015

If you want to get away from it all while feeling like you are stepping back in time, then this is the place for you. Don't be dissuaded by its tucked away location. This is part of its charm. It is on a rail line that used to bring people from the city to the bottom of the hill and...

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2Thank JohnCChar
Belton, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This place is like taking a step - no a leap - back in time. We stayed here for two nights for my husband's birthday. We loved it. It was so kicked back, and it was off that beaten path. There are no tv's nor telephones.....the Internet access is hit or miss. At first, I felt a little cut off...

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Gadsden, Alabama
Reviewed 23 September 2015

On a road trip over Labor Day weekend, we left town loaded down with not a single plan. Somewhere around North Georgia, we realized we needed to find a vacancy. We were heading sort of toward the Biltmore and scoped the map out. We ran across this inn and eagerly called. One room left for the night, we jumped on...

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1Thank Browns02
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 23 September 2015

With a fine view of the surrounding mountain range, this wonderful circa 1900's inn has an upper and lower porch spanning over 100 feet and inviting you to sit and drink in the peace, quiet and utter enchantment of this tranquil setting. Hone spun and personal service gives this wonderful spot a feeling of home. No phones, no tv's. As...

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1Thank john r
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Balsam Mountain Inn is a wonderful place to let go and let your mind and body relax. The Wi-Fi is horrible!!! That's a good thing. However, if you MUST use Wi-Fi, it's good on the front porch, but bringing your computer on the front porch to work is simply disruptive for those of us there trying to forget out email,...

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1Thank NatalieF647
Meadows of Dan, Virginia
Reviewed 15 September 2015

What a great inn to get-a-way from it ALL, and I mean ALL. No phones, TV's or a/c which normally would be a hindrance, but this place is so relaxing. And the no a/c was not a bother at all. The rooms stayed nice and cool and our short stay was just wonderful. Did I mention how relaxing it was???...

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1Thank JTKetchum
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 8 September 2015

My husband and I stayed here for my birthday and I loved it so much that I'm taking my mother back this weekend. The Inn is beautiful, the food was amazing and the staff could not be any nicer. We had so much fun enjoying a glass of wine in the library, exploring and taking pictures of the Inn and...

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1Thank Carrie M
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

A lovely space to stay near the southern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway - beautiful historic building, comfortable antique beds, great breakfast and reliable wifi thrown in. Worth spending a little more for!

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North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I have wanted to stay here for years and finally was able to spend 4 nights. I loved the quaintness and antiquity of the inn. The main lobby was very comfortable and homey. There were lots of nooks and crannies through out the 46,000 square feet to explore. The porches were wonderful places to hang out. The first floor halls...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Read, rest, ramble and romp at the Balsam Mountain Inn! Nestled among lofty Smoky Mountain peaks just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Balsam Mountain Inn was completed in 1908 to serve the highest railway depot in the east. Restored in 1991, the inn now welcomes travelers with 50 cheerful rooms, rocker-filled porches, a fine library and gracious dining. Plump pillows and soft comforters inspire pleasant dreams! In December, 2011, the Inn came once again to be owned by Merrily Teasley, the innkeeper who restored the structure two decades ago. An experienced rescuer of wonderful buildings, Teasley bought the derelict inn in 1990, and her certified rehabilitation effort helped the inn – already on the National Historic Register – experience a rebirth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant

Address: 68 Seven Springs Drive, Balsam, NC 28707
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Jackson County > Balsam
Price Range: ₹ 7,063 - ₹ 11,750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Corner suites are larger and have more windows, but all the walls are paper thin.”
TravelSK2015, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We prefer upstairs to have easy access to the upstairs porch.”
valsgramy, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose and outside room for better air circulation.”
RoseH549, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the stairs...it is noisy!”
frannyv2014, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the library side are near the parking lot. Rooms with Bathtubs are larger, but no shower.”
348kimg, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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