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Fryemont Inn

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Tacoma, WA
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed in first & second floor rooms during two visits in early September. We were impressed with the historic character of the inn, built in the 1920s, and its setting among trees on a hillside above Bryson City. The original dark chestnut wood remains in the rooms, lobby, halls and dining room and there are great details, like pocket...

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Scottville, Michigan
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This place is a short drive from the Smokey Mountains National Park, but it is on the south (quieter) side of the mountains. It was built in 1923 and has preserved the look and feel. The Fryemont has no in room phones and no in room wifi. The cell phone reception in the mountains was spotty at best. So it...

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asheville,nc
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is my second time here. Preserved historic lodge built back in the 20's. I love the simple cozy rooms. Ceiling fan in the rooms. Very welcoming. I love the front porch with rockers and the common room/lobby with the fireplace to just sit and read the paper, play a puzzle, watch TV or use your computer. Hot water and...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This Inn is what a mountain retreat was meant to be & it has been this since the 1920s. The rooms are naturally dated, but the beds are new and everything is well-kept and clean. The common area and porch are comfortable and a puzzle is on-going. The food was excellent! The staff was friendly and engaging, interested in the...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Personal service from on site staff-they will go out of their way to take care of you. Ambience- like a National Park lodge, not a cookie cutter chain hotel Great food- breakfast and dinner, old school You should stay here !

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georgia
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Sometimes when you travel you look for something a bit different from the chain hotels. The reviews for this lodging looked interesting and so we made reservations. Check in was easy and we made our dining reservations right away. Our room was large with two beds, two chairs, a dresser and four windows. We knew there was no air conditioning,...

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South Georgia, USA
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for A/c and the latest amenities this is not for you. But if you are looking for outstanding service and rustic charm at a good value, look no further. Our family of six stayed in the family suite-3 queen beds, 2 bedrooms with a bathroom in between. The rooms were very spacious. The mattresses were new...

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Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Just arrived today, so glad to be back. Everything is great and we always feel fortunate to be at the Fryemont Inn. We love it here and enjoy spending really great family time together. The Fryemont is truly a home away from home. Thank you Brown Family.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 July 2016

What it doesn't have: air conditioning, a modern feel, etc. What it does have: the feeling of being in a rustic, homey lodge with a grand fireplace and warm company. We've stayed here for 3 years in a row and love being greeted by the friendly staff and Punkin the cat. The rooms are clean and comfortable--we put a fan...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I love old lodges like this. Nestled in the woods with creaking floors, warmly lit wood walls, and the smell of fireplace smoke and pine. The place has been completely preserved; very little has changed here in the decades since it was built. And I should know: I stayed here when I was 5 and 6 years old!!! If that's...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the quiet village of Bryson City and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Fryemont Inn offers you secluded comfort and excellent dining, warm fireplaces and scenic vistas. The beautiful bark-covered building was built in 1923 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Historic Inn and Dining Room are open mid-April through November. The Fireplace Suites and Cabin are open all year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fryemont Inn

Address: PO Box 459, 245 Fryemont Street, Bryson City, NC 28713-0459
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Bryson City
Price Range: €69 - €247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 44
Also Known As:
Fryemont Hotel Bryson City
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“The staircases creak appropriately with age, so pick a room farther away from them.”
SelfTitled, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Apparently there are newer rooms available. Would recommend trying for one.”
C0rkyG, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms in main building don't have AC, but do have windows that open; on rare hot nights, use a fan stashed in the closet”
TacomaTraveller, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“pet friendly- thanks”
jeffj171, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the first floor.”
journalmytrips, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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