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The 10 Best Boutique Hotels in Asheville [2023]

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The city of Asheville can be found on the western side of North Carolina, situated in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. The fantastic sights surrounding it are only part of what draws visitors to Asheville.

The Biltmore Estate, the largest private home in America, can also be visited year-round and offers seasonal delights, a winery, and on-site restaurants.

This hidden gem in the mountains has plenty to offer and many boutique hotels to provide premium accommodations for any kind of traveler — let’s take a look at some of our favorites.

The Best Boutique Hotels in Asheville

1900 Inn on Montford

1900 Inn on Montford
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Price: From $329 per night

Located in Asheville’s most historic district, the 1900 Inn on Montford is a charm-filled hotel that offers high-quality accommodations that are warm and inviting.

Upon arrival, guests are greeted with homemade cookies and a cup of espresso from a local roaster that can be enjoyed in the light-filled sunroom.

The property has a main house and a carriage house — guest rooms and suites are spread across the 2 buildings. Each room is named after a writer or creator and all have unique designs. Amenities include luxury bedding and bathrobes, a premium shower, a fireplace, and some of the most comfortable beds you’ll ever experience.

Guests have the option to upgrade their stay to include spa treatments, some of which can be done in-room.

Hot Tip: Plan your trip to Asheville in the fall and you’ll be treated to incredible fall foliage across the state.

The Applewood Manor

The Applewood Manor
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Price: From $275 per night

A historic hotel in the Montford Area Historic District, The Applewood Manor is surrounded by an acre of fruit trees and blooming flora. Located only 3 miles from the Biltmore Estate, the Applewood is also just a 10-minute drive from the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The carefully curated rooms feature different sophisticated designs, from the sprawling “York Imperial” to the cozy “Northern Spy.” Many of the Manor’s original rooms have been repurposed from their original purpose in the family home.

Amenities include Sferra robes, Duxiana linens, bath products from L’Occitane, Bluetooth speakers from Marshall Stockton II, a Nespresso coffee machine, and homemade cookies.

The complimentary farm-to-table breakfast is served daily to guests, and the lovely common areas are used for socializing after the meal is served.

Black Walnut Bed & Breakfast Inn

Black Walnut Inn
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Price: From $230 per night

An elegant hotel found in Asheville’s Montford Historic District, the Black Walnut Bed & Breakfast Inn dates back to 1899. Its main building was designed by the same architect as the famous Biltmore Estate.

The sophisticated guest rooms are spread across the main building and the carriage house. All the guest rooms are luxurious and full of charm, and almost all of them feature fireplaces.

Other features include premium linens, classic furnishings, beautiful bathrooms, stylish color palettes, pillow-top beds, plush towels, and complimentary parking.

The hotel is pet-friendly, and guests will receive a Go Local card that offers discounts at several popular attractions around Asheville.

The Foundry Hotel

The Foundry Hotel
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Price: From $169 per night

With plenty of old-world charm and refinement, The Foundry Hotel is a short walk from the Thomas Wolfe Memorial and only 2 miles away from the Asheville Botanical Gardens. The hotel was opened in a restored steel factory and now offers a high-end retreat in the middle of town.

You can find world-class food and drinks right at the hotel, along with a sophisticated lounge that was created in a former workshop and public areas that are made for socialization and relaxation with Adirondack chairs and fire pits.

The spacious guest rooms (suites are also available) combine vintage details with contemporary design. Other amenities in each room include a Nespresso machine, premium bath products, a wet bar, and an ergonomic workspace for business travelers.

Grand Bohemian

Grand Bohemian
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Price: From $231 per night

A luxurious Tudor-style hotel with a lobby that mimics the look of a European hunting lodge, the Grand Bohemian is an Asheville staple for locals and visitors. Upon arrival, guests are served Champagne, setting the tone for what will be a memorable stay.

This fantastic hotel is full of amazing and opulent details and offers numerous guest room and suite options. All rooms feature amenities like Kessler bathrobes, specially-commissioned art pieces, luxury bedding, soft pillow-top mattresses, in-room Starbucks coffee, a desk area, and a spacious bathroom.

Elsewhere, guests can access the Artful Wellness Center, which is equipped with free weights and other exercise equipment.

Haywood Park Hotel

Haywood Park Hotel
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Price: From $126 per night

The landmark Haywood Park Hotel can be found in a former department store that was first opened in 1923. This historic location offers a one-of-a-kind experience to visitors seeking to explore Asheville. All guests are greeted with a glass of Champagne, the first of many luxuries you’ll encounter at this property.

Rooms are already oversized, but for those looking for even more space and pampering, you can choose from a range of suites. Guests can expect amazing views of the city from most guest rooms, as well as a jacuzzi tub, complimentary bath salts, premium toiletries from Gilchrist & Soames, and even a high-quality loofah body scrubber.

Kimpton Hotel Arras

Kimpton Hotel Arras
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Price: From $161 per night

Located in Asheville’s vibrant downtown, the Kimpton Hotel Arras pays tribute to the history and beauty of the city and is located near art galleries, trendy shops, and popular cafés.

Housed in what used to be a bank, the Kimpton Hotel Arras is a luxurious boutique hotel with a sophisticated color palette and a mix of art deco accents and modern, urban design.

Industrial metals are softened by velvet and leather details, European oak planks add warmth to spaces, and local artwork adds pops of color.

Accommodation options include guest rooms and specialty suites, many of which have incredible mountain views. Room amenities include deluxe bath products, complimentary yoga mats, and the signature Serenity Cart deliveries.

Hot Tip: Check out our complete guide to Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, featuring locations, amenities, and elite benefits IHG One Rewards members.

Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast

Pinecrest
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Price: From $150 per night

Near the Asheville Botanical Gardens, the stylish Pinecrest is set in a house that can be traced back to 1905 and features on the National Registry of Historic Places. This restored inn features rooms and suites influenced by the Tudor style.

All accommodation options on the property benefit from luxury amenities like plush Turkish towels, premium bed linens, ultra-soft spa robes, a selection of pillows to suit the tastes of each guest, a minifridge, and deluxe bath products.

Elsewhere, you’ll get a fresh hot breakfast and homemade cookies daily, and the hotel’s refrigerator located on the sun porch includes complimentary beverages.

Princess Anne Hotel

Princess Anne Hotel
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Price: From $117 per night

A historic hotel dating back to 1924, the Princess Anne Hotel can be found in Asheville’s beautiful Chestnut Hill District. This hidden gem provides all the comforts of home, along with complimentary afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres. The hotel has long been known for its top-notch hospitality, as well.

Accommodation options include deluxe rooms as well as Master and Superior Suites that feature amenities like memory-foam mattresses from Serta, terry cloth bathrobes, and a Nespresso machine. They also sport separate living and sleeping areas, a kitchenette, a dining area, and a walk-in closet.

Guests are treated to fresh breakfast in the dining room every day, with different options each day.

The Windsor

The Windsor
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Price: From $206 per night

Dating back to 1907 and lovingly restored in 2013, The Windsor is a charming luxury boutique hotel full of character and unique features. On the ground floor, guests can enjoy the Benjamin Walls Art Gallery and Wine Bar, celebrating the art of the noted environmentalist and photographer.

All accommodation options at the Windsor are suites and feature fully-equipped kitchens and separate living rooms, laundry machines, and premium Sferra bedding and towels.

Elsewhere on the property, guests can marvel at artwork that was sourced either in the Asheville area or in Paris. An on-site spa offers wellness and pampering with state-of-the-art treatments and massage therapy. Guests will also receive complimentary parking and discounts at the Biltmore Estate.

Final Thoughts

Asheville’s become a hot spot for art, breweries, and nature, thanks to its proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Whether it’s the great outdoors or the arts that draw you to the area, Asheville offers a range of charming boutique hotels with old-world charm that will ensure you have a memorable visit.

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About Amar Hussain

Amar is an avid traveler and tester of products. He has spent the last 13 years traveling all 7 continents and has put the products to the test on each of them. He has contributed to publications including Forbes, the Huffington Post, and more.

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