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1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“frank and ralph”(73 reviews)
“walt whitman”(27 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Fitness centre
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Well the room was awesome and location was great, but the rules just too much. Don't, I mean DON'T try to pour you own juice at breakfast, Frank will admonish you! They have a Keruig machine in the solarium, except in the morning when you...More

27  Thank DBrogan
Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 2 weeks ago

***We are now under new management*** Thank you fro your input. First and foremost, Frank is a Host not a server. Frank and Ralph purchased the inn 19 years ago because they love people and to socialize. A bed and breakfast is not like a...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

The location was perfect! It was close enough to downtown but not in the middle of it all so as to appreciate the peace and quiet of being away. Breakfast was really nice and the host was very funny, friendly and knowledgeable. Everyone in the...More

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Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again soon on your next trip to Asheville.

Reviewed 25 October 2017

I've hesitated to write this review as I don't think the intent was bad. But my husband and I were dying to have Frank just STOP talking at breakfast. He really wanted it to be the Frank show and he'd do anything he could to...More

28  Thank Andie B
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I loved this 5 star quality property. It's in an old house but each room is a suite with high end Hilton style bedding and finishes. Gym, sauna, super unique inn. Fantastic breakfast, happy hour in the lush gardens. Keepers, Matthew and...More

Thank Don C
Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 18 October 2017

Don, Thank you for you review. We appreciate you taking the time to express on line how much you enjoyed your stay. We we very happy to host you while you were in Asheville, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

They advertise a beautiful garden, and it's run down and neglected. They promote it being a couple of block walk from Downtown and the nearest restaurant is at least 8 blocks away. They don't provide daily newspapers and the magazines are very dated. The building...More

43  Thank hhishome
Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 2 weeks ago

***We are now under new management*** I apologize that you did not have a perfect experience with us. We are the closest in to downtown Asheville and reputable restaurants such as Plant and Bone & Broth are 2 and 4 blocks away from our inn....More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$ 224 - US$ 359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 224 - US$ 359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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jwj6020
28 September 2017|
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Response from Denise030711 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but, when we were there, the manager (who is NOT a trained chef) was preparing meals. Served us a roasted duck egg that had an uncooked yolk. We only ate there one of our five mornings there because it was so... More
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Aisha H
15 September 2016|
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Response from kauffmdr | Reviewed this property |
As long as you don't intend to spend hours awake in your room, there is little need to go splurging. We did not take a fancy space, spent a lot of time exploring out and around Asheville. Came back to unwind a bit before... More
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Debbi R
11 January 2015|
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Response from Lala K | Reviewed this property |
Debbi, My sisters and I drove because it was cold and there is typically ample parking around Asheville even if you have to pay in a parking deck. It's a good 10 minute walk, but doable, especially in good weather. However... More
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"I believe there are about 11 rooms and the guests were complimentary of them. The living rooms were decorated..."
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"Go to the website and check out the rooms and hopefully the one you like will be available"
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"Stay away, kind somewhere else in the area"
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"I thought the handicapped room was lovely."
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