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“Fantastic base for a family get together” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast

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The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #10 of 38 Asheville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Big Canoe
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic base for a family get together”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012

Jim and Linda have established a wonderful bed and breakfast with all the details having been taken into consideration. Jim is the cook with his excellent and creative breakfast dishes each morning. Whether it's information on the area, chocolats in your room, drinks and snacks during the day, or sherry at night; everything has been thought of, making the stay a delight. We highly recommend a stay there. We'll be going back.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Chapel Hill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

Just imagine being awakened in a lovely, comfortable bed by the smell of interesting herbs rising from the kitchen - on your bedside table there are fresh flowers and a small bowl of chocolates. There is a soft sound as someone leaves a tray with coffee in front of your door. Downstairs in the dining room the table is decorated beautifully with antique china, crystal, lace, and fresh roses. At each of the places there is a bowl of fresh fruit for your start to breakfast. Linda comes in and asks what you would like to drink with your breakfast. After a while she returns with a plate of freshly baked, sliced apples, fresh bacon, crisp Belgian waffles, whipped cream, and a pitcher of home made pomegranate syrup. This is the type of daily start you can expect at this wonderful B&B. We stayed at The Lion and the Rose at the end of March when the beautiful garden was full of blooms and you could leave the windows open all day and night. The breakfasts were different on both days, each time superbly created by Jim. When we came back in the afternoons we found sherry, coffee, tea, soft drinks, small cakes, fruit, and nuts waiting for us in the pantry. Later when we came back after dinner, we could sort through a large DVD collection to find a movie to see in our room. This B&B has wireless free internet service which worked every time. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Lion and the Rose from the first moment to the last and I am already planning a return.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bristol, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

We have stayed at 10 B&B's in Asheville and this ranks at the top. Jim and Linda are gracious hosts and our four day stay was very enjoyable. Beautiful home, great food, close to town and quiet. We look forward to a return visit.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

We spent two nights at the Lion and the Rose and found it utterly charming. The regular innkeepers were away but we were made very welcome by Keke, the assistant innkeeper. We had a thorough tour of the B & B and a good explanation of what was available. Our room (the Marion Hall room) was beautiful - very large, beautifully decorated, comfortable. The sound of the fountain outside added to the relaxing environment. We loved the guest pantry and complimentary sherry and port - and there were DVDs for use and books to read - it all felt very thoughtful and welcoming. Breakfast was delicious and as vegetarians we were well catered for. Outside the garden was a nice spot to sit in and there were squirrels running up the trees. It was an easy walk into Asheville along a nice street so the location was good. All in all we were very happy here and would have loved to have stayed longer. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

We were just in town overnight for business, but completely enjoyed our stay at the Lion and the Rose. We will be back!

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast

Property: The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast
Address: 276 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1660
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Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Asheville
Price range (per night): ₹ 11,719 - ₹ 16,237
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast is a beautifully restored Queen Anne, just three blocks from downtown Asheville, North Carolina and minutes from the Biltmore Estate. Each of the five guest rooms is uniquely furnished with antiques and period appointments. All rooms include a queen bed, private bath, full gourmet breakfast, TV/DVD player, luxury soaps & linens, custom robes, wireless internet service and a 24 hour guest pantry. ... more   less 
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