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245 Fryemont Street, Bryson City, NC 28713-5669
245 Fryemont Street, Bryson City, NC 28713-5669 See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking 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 More 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. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$75 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fryemont Hotel Bryson City
United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Bryson City
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My wife and I are pretty simple, so the lack of tv or internet was not a turnoff. We celebrated our 20th anniversary here this fall. I found this place by luck, just browsing the internet. It is a place of yester-year. My wife kept saying that the smell and look of the inn remind
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Historic main lodge. Quaint aspects like lobby where guests actually hang out & play board games by the large stone fireplace are countered by other parts needing attention. Some floors are slanted, which is kind of neat so long as you are stable. If you’re going, just embrace th
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We stayed 3 nights during the first week of October. Our package included the room, breakfast, and dinner. Every single staff member was pleasant and helpful. Several were quite interesting and seemed genuinely happy to share their knowledge and converse. High marks especiall
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Response from George B, Owner at Fryemont Inn
Responded 23 Oct 2018
Thanks so much for your honest review. You absolutely nailed it! The Fryemont is definitely not for folks who are looking for a Hampton Inn, or any other chain hotel. It is one of a handful of unique, historic wooden lodges left in the USA, and is on the National Registor of Historic Places. There were many 20 or 30 years ago, but alas, most are now gone. In an attempt to stay true to the historic nature of the Inn, we have no TV's or telephones in the rooms, but they are available to folks who just must have them. As for the AC, most nights, even in July and August, the temperature is in the low 60's, so AC is not a problem for most of our guests. Glad you had a great time, and look forward to having you back with us again soon!
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We had planned on backpacking and car camping in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park... but the weather had other ideas. So we drove up to the Fryemont Inn and they had a room for us. Everything they say on their website is pretty much true. We stayed two nights.

Their lobb
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The rooms are nice and not small. There is no TV in the rooms and no air conditioning, but even in the summer (Aug) the rooms were good to sleep in. The Inn was built in 1923. The Inn takes you back to that time.
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Suite #6
How is the weather in mid March? Will we be able to see/ do much at that time of the year?
It's usually in the 50s and 60s in early March, and in the 60s and low 70s in late March. I'd contact the outdoor venues you'd like to do (like ziplining or whitewater rafting, both of which are cool), to see if they are open for the season in March.
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trying to reach you as we need to make changes in our reservation Janet Sears 5139489061
No sorry I was only a guest
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Availability and pricing for 11/11-11/13/15? Also will location be close to ballooning and train ride? Can tickets for these be purchased thru you?
The train station is 5 minutes from the lodge. Bryson City is very small, so if anything is within the city, it won't take long to get to it. I don't know anything about the ballooning events. You might contact the lodge and see if they know where tickets can be purchased.
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Is there wi-fi available on the property?
Hello. The cabins and balcony rooms have wifi. There is wifi available in the lobby of the lodge. Wifi is not available in all the rooms; but this IS an experience of being free from the short chain.
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My wife and I use insulin. Is it possible to get a small refrigerater in the lodge rooms? Thanks, Linda and Fred
I agree with the previous answer. Call the front desk. They will be glad to talk to you.
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"If the temps are high, suites have a/c"
"Cottage has A/C"
"If you just have to have a television stay in newer part."
"In the main Room 105 is very nice. Has old "timey" leg. The #6 cottages is a great place to relax."
"We liked the first floor but don't know that it would matter."
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