The Best Hotels to Book Near the Biltmore Estate, North Carolina

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Gabi Ancarola

The historic house museum of Biltmore Estate is a must-visit attraction when touring Asheville, North Carolina. Stay nearby in one of our top picks – now bookable on Culture Trip.

Biltmore Estate was built between 1889 and 1895 and is the largest privately owned house in the United States. An outstanding limestone mansion inspired by a French château, it features 250 rooms spreading over 135,280sqft (12,568sqm) of living spaces. Adjacent to the main entrance lies Biltmore Village, a community planned and designed to reflect life in an English country village – with its own church, hospital, shops, school and railroad depot.

1. The Inn on Biltmore Estate


The Inn on Biltmore Estate
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Indulge in a stay at Biltmore Estate by checking into the on-site Inn, where you’ll experience world-class service surrounded by an elegant atmosphere and sweeping estate views. The inn features splendid suites surrounded by the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain oasis. Here, you can unwind by exploring a more than 12sqmi (31sqkm) park, attending organized outdoor activities, hiking, biking and much more. Experience luxurious pampering moments at the spa – and choose between the delicious culinary offerings paired with award-winning wines at the four-star Dining Room or go for a more casual selection of drinks and snacks at the Library Lounge.

2. Biltmore Village Inn Bed and Breakfast


Biltmore Village Inn Bed and Breakfast
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Biltmore Village Inn is a Victorian bed and breakfast on the top of a hill, with amazing views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Swannanoa River Valley – just a few minutes from the historic Biltmore Estate. Built back in 1892, the property preserves its unique atmosphere, while still offering modern luxuries and amenities – and the rooms are classic, bright and elegantly appointed. Breakfast is a key moment at Biltmore Village Inn, and it’s prepared with great care and attention to detail. The delicious two-course breakfast features tasty seasonal dishes and a selection of teas and locally roasted coffee from Dynamite Roasting Company.

3. Brookstone Lodge


Brookstone Lodge
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Superbly situated to explore beautiful western North Carolina and situated near Biltmore Village, this Asheville hotel is in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Among the resort-style amenities, enjoy spacious rooms with a fridge and a microwave, as well as the property’s seasonal sundeck, indoor swimming pool and free parking. The lodge is just a short walk from Asheville’s Fun Depot with family attractions such as mini-golf and arcade games. The lovely downtown Asheville is a 10-minute drive, where you can discover Asheville Brewing Company and the Bountiful Cities Edible Garden.

4. The Beaucatcher – A Boutique Motel

Boutique Hotel

The Beaucatcher - A Boutique Motel
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Conveniently close to downtown Asheville – as well as to many of Asheville’s renowned breweries, the River Arts District and the Asheville Mall – the Beaucatcher is a perfect place to stay if you are also planning to visit the Biltmore Estate and Blue Ridge Parkway. The boutique motel features newly renovated guest rooms with quality accommodation and affordable rates. All rooms are smoke-free and include a microwave, a fridge and a relaxing patio or a balcony. Distinguished by its modern architecture, the hotel is artfully styled – guest reviews particularly praise the cozy atmosphere of the courtyard, complete with a fire pit and barbecue.

5. The Applewood Manor

Hotel, Bed and Breakfast

The Applewood Manor
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Right in the Montford Historic District of Asheville, the Applewood Manor sits on a knoll surrounded by giant wild cherry and apple trees, oaks and pines. Only 3mi (5km) from Biltmore Estate – and close to the Blue Ridge Parkway – this is an ideal gateway to many outdoor adventures. Rooms feature top-of-the-line beds and linens and curated bath products, luxurious robes, fine teas and coffee, homemade cookies and Bluetooth speakers. Every morning, the property offers a complimentary farm-to-table breakfast with locally sourced ingredients – enhance your stay by taking advantage of the cycling and culinary programs.

6. The Windsor Boutique Hotel


The Windsor Boutique Hotel
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A unique ambience and upscale accommodation are what you’re bound to meet at the Windsor Boutique Hotel in central Asheville. The hotel is within walking distance of the best restaurants, breweries, shops and galleries in downtown Asheville – featuring luxury suites with a fully equipped kitchen and an ample living room where you can unwind. The on-site spa features exclusive body treatments and massage therapies. The hotel is home to a fine art gallery and a wine bar, while showcasing exquisite pieces of local and French artwork.

7. The Reynolds Mansion


The Reynolds Mansion
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An elegant bed and breakfast, the Reynolds Mansion is close to Asheville’s main attractions. The Mansion is one of the few brick houses surviving in western North Carolina from before the Civil War. Part of the legendary ghost-hunting activities that have made Asheville famous, Reynolds Mansion is an absolute see-it-to-believe-it home. Your stay in any of the comfy rooms is highlighted by a full, gourmet three-course hot breakfast. Instead, those who need an early cuppa joe will find freshly brewed coffee and hot water for tea available anytime from any of the coffee bars located on each floor.

8. Haywood Park Hotel


Haywood Park Hotel
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Haywood Park Hotel invites you to indulge in a fully luxurious stay. This boutique hotel offers exceptional amenities that you can combine with interesting Asheville experiences, including the city’s fabulous food, art, theater, breweries, live music and nightlife – and is located in Asheville’s former iconic department store. Today, the venue features the most luxurious suites in downtown Asheville, including comfortable, plush beds with fine linens and upscale amenities. There are two different gastronomic proposals: Isa’s French Bistro and Hemingway’s Cuba Rooftop Restaurant, with a creative Cuban menu and some of the best views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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