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The Esmeralda Inn

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  • Excellent79%
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  • Average2%
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  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Esmeralda is a beautiful place for a weekend getaway. The staff is very friendly and attentive. My husband had requested a room with a Mountain View. When we got to the room someone else was in it so we were given a room with...More

Thank Schuey1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Esmeralda Inn for our 22nd wedding anniversary weekend. The staff was very welcoming, especially Zach. He took us on a tour of the Inn when we arrived and then showed us to our room. Later that evening, he was our waiter...More

Thank bjones27525
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your 22nd Anniversary at The Esmeralda Inn. We hope you will come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Little is mentioned about Chef Keith Chinn on the website. His presentation at the chef’s table in his kitchen really made our trip! A little about the Inn, great location and awesome staff. Zachary is a very nice young man that goes out of his...More

Thank flame6883
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent a relaxing family weekend in one of the Esmeralda cabins. Talk about location! The river was a stone's throw from our back porch and we had a spectacular view of the Chimney Rock Park Hickory Nut Falls. Cabin was also a short walk...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed our Chimney Rock Cabin. We hope you will come back again soon. Thanks again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 4 night for our 30th anniversary, we had a wonderful time. Place is awesome, clean and the service is incredible, very nice people, hospitality is incredible, food is delicious. location is so awesome. loved it a lot, highly recommend it...More

1  Thank Mylene B
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$ 199 - US$ 1,133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 199 - US$ 1,133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (261)
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Jillrobin23
23 April 2017|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Yes. We could accommodate your dietary needs
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Dion47
18 November 2016|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Do you already have a reservation with us? If so we hope to know more by Saturday. Please check back with us.
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Mcfrugal
23 January 2016|
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Response from 141pam | Reviewed this property |
We were on the far end, on the second floor and we could see the mountains. I'm sure the third floor had even better views. There is an awesome sunrise from the window.
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"bring bathing suit for hot tub"
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"Ask for a room with a view of Chimney Rock."
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"Ask for mountain view"
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"The Mountain View rooms are very desirable."
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