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    The Esmeralda Inn

    910 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
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    • Excellent79%
    • Very good15%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    Called before booking and was told refrigerator space was availible to store food (wife has a severe Dairy Allergy). Came here on a short honeymoon. Pictures on the advertisement were not of the room, or type of room we were checked in to. We could...More

    4  Thank Nicholas V
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    The place is only 20 years old but has been in business for over 50 years! I guess it was re built in 1997 to look like the original. Rock Hot Tub by a fountain. Wonderful breakfast in the dining room with a waitress (not...More

    2  Thank DougJones99
    Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 8 November 2017

    Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We hope you will be able to return again soon.

    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    Quaint inn tucked away in scenic Chimney Rock, NC overlooking the Broad River. What a pleasant surprise to find such excellent food & the option of outdoor seating; the ability to enjoy the views for all our meals during our stay. The staff was attentive;...More

    1  Thank Patti M
    Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 8 November 2017

    We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We are glad to hear you had a great Birthday Celebration. We hope that you will be able to return and visit with us again soon.

    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    We enjoyed our stay at the Inn which seems so appropriate a building for such a stunning setting. Welcoming staff, good food and comfortable room, I would stay again if nearby. Just to prove nothing is perfect, the location of the TV tended to obstruct...More

    Thank Brian D
    Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 8 November 2017

    Thank you for your review. We are glad your enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We hope you will return again soon.

    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    The Inn and staff exceeded our expectations, unlike some of the reviews I read prior to choosing to make a reservation anyhow. Though the room was on the small side, it was functional, immaculate, and comfortable...we were not expecting a pent house suite. The ammenities...More

    Thank debbieg712
    Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 8 November 2017

    Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. We hope that you will be able to return again soon.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$165 - US$570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Chimney Rock
    • Also Known As
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    Jillrobin23
    23 April 2017|
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    Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
    Yes. We could accommodate your dietary needs
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    Dion47
    18 November 2016|
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    Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
    Do you already have a reservation with us? If so we hope to know more by Saturday. Please check back with us.
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    Mcfrugal
    23 January 2016|
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    Response from 141pam | Reviewed this property |
    We were on the far end, on the second floor and we could see the mountains. I'm sure the third floor had even better views. There is an awesome sunrise from the window.
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    "The Mountain View rooms are very desirable."
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    "Third floor is best for noise reduction"
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    "Mountainside cabin is wonderful!"
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    "shrimp and grits egg role, pan seared are very good."
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