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Renaissance Asheville Hotel
Ranked #28 of 66 Hotels in Asheville
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Picked this hotel based on its downtown location. Was walking distance to all the shops, galleries and restaurants. Hotel itself was fine - nothing to complain about or rave about. Staff was very friendly.

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Reviewed 16 April 2012

This hotel was very nice and clean. It was a bit loud and I was not able to sleep well due to people partying up and down the halls at 1:00am, 2:00am, etc. I did call management and they came up twice to take care of the situation. They acted quickly, but it was very hard for me to lead the workshop that I had to teach the following morning. I may try a bed and breakfast next time I stay for business. The breakfast was good and service was great. Another thing they should fix is the "fan" in the room. I wanted to leave it on all night to drown out the outside noises, but it kept cutting off. It didn't give me an option other than auto.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

I second all the previous reviewers' comments about the lobby - it's nicely (and recently) decorated. I wish I could say the same for the rooms - they weren't dirty, but they looked pretty tired. The bathroom was small and poorly-lit (even though the only mirror in the room is in the bathroom, which is annoying when you're trying to get ready). On the plus side, the location was good, and the breakfast was tasty. Given how expensive it is, I probably wouldn't stay there again.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

My husband, daughter, and I meandered along Rt. 81 from Dc suburbs to look at various colleges. We stopped in Asheville and fell in love with the area. Our stay was made enjoyable by the wonderful staff at the Renaissance hotel. They were able to give us suggestions for shopping & dining within walking distance of the hotel. Asheville is a charming town with artsy little shops and a wide variety of different cuisines offered in their many restaurants. For a small city, Asheville has a lot to offer. It is beautifully set at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains so outdoorsy types will find a lot of activities. It hss been gaining popularity recently as a retirement spot. Also, it is home to UNC Asheville which has a student population of around 7000. Many other colleges are within a 1-2 hour drive. It has a thriving arts community and home to yhe Biltmore Estate. Well worth the trip.

Room Tip: Although we did not think to ask, I would see if you could get a room with a mountain view.
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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 April 2012

We stayed three nights at this hotel and had a wonderful time. We stayed on the concierge level on the top floor. The staff in the concierge suite were really polite, outgoing, and very helpful with directions and recommendations for sites and restaurants. The breakfast and dinner snacks were great and plentiful. Our view of the area was excellent. Our room was very nice but standard size for most hotels. The amenities in the smallish bathroom were above average. The bed was very comfortable and we had plenty of pillows. The hotel had free parking (nice for a change) and it's location was in the heart of the town for easy walking.

Room Tip: Our room was on the 12th floor (top). We had a super view.
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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Renaissance Asheville Hotel

Address: 31 Woodfin St, Asheville, NC 28801-3020
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in Asheville
Price Range: ₹ 10,502 - ₹ 27,769 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Asheville Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 277
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
When staying at the Renaissance Asheville hotel, you'll be nestled among the Blue Ride and Great Smoky Mountains. Our hotel lies in the heart of downtown Asheville within walking distance to great shops and dining. On-site you'll find a 60' indoor pool, fitness center and whirlpool to enjoy. As a member of the Green Hotels Association, we understand the importance of protecting our surroundings and are proud to offer sustainable dining at our on-site restaurant Writer's Bistro. Our charming rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet, 32 inch LCD HDTV, stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains, coffee maker/tea service, iron and ironing board, desk with ergonomic chair, marble bathroom with shower/tub combination and hair dryer. ... more   less 
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