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Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake

108 Innisfree Dr, Glenville, NC 28736-8859
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Welcome to Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake. Our picturesque B&B is located by Lake Glenville in the heart of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. Our award-winning accommodations, just minutes from Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire, and Western Carolina University, are the perfect place for a romantic retreat or getaway. Sitting on nine acres of beautiful woods and gardens, Innisfree Bed & Breakfast is a mountain paradise conveniently located within driving distance of Asheville, Atlanta, Greenville, Charlotte, and Charleston. Innisfree is also an ideal location for enjoying all the activities the great outdoors has to offer. From kayaking on Lake Glenville, hiking the well-marked trails, and exploring beautiful waterfalls, to guided garden tours and sunset cruises each stay at our unique B&B makes the most memorable experience. Innisfree is the only Bed and Breakfast in the Cashiers/Glenville area and the only accommodation awarded the 4-Diamond designation in all of Jackson Co
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William F wrote a review Jul 2020
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The web page and photos depict a facility that is no longer in business. Apparently, the owners have scaled back their operations to two small houses on the property grounds. Our house was a two bedroom, two bath , living room and full kitchen. The house has a wrap around deck that over looks woods and mountains in the distance. These two houses are not displayed on the web page and are considerably older than the structures depicted. The accommodations are not in the same class as those depicted. I do not believe that the accommodations merit $200 per night. The web page does not accurately represent the facilities.
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Date of stay: July 2020
Room Tip: I can not recommend this facility.
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kikibri wrote a review Jun 2020
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico129 contributions38 helpful votes
This is a beautiful and romantic place tucked into the woods by a pristine lake. The owner upgraded me to the Charles Dickens room that had a huge bathtub with panoramic views. It was beautifully decorated with very interesting books to read in my room. Also, real cups and glasses, not plastic. A big comfortable reading chair and a beautiful outside porch topped it off. The only way I would have given less points to this place is the internet signal was almost non-existent so I had to go into a Cashiers cafe to connect and work. I also had a problem with the smoke alarm going off once when I was in the shower; I think the heat from the steam caused it. Since the description of the hotel says ''Wifi connection", I expected to be able to connect. Be sure to arrive during day time to Innisfree, it might not be easy to find in the dark.
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Date of stay: June 2020
Getaway476620 wrote a review Dec 2018
Sarasota, Florida4 contributions2 helpful votes
Gone downhill, owner doesn't care to fix a huge thing.... like the fireplace not working after the 1st of 3 note stay, besides lied about a chemical odor that resulted in our getting headaches and migraines.... Just horribe... no compensation, paid TOP DOLLAR FOR 3 NITES. We were repeat guests x6yrs....
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Loves2Travel wrote a review Jun 2018
Aiken, South Carolina30 contributions8 helpful votes
Loved staying and the Innisfree B&B during our recent visit to Cashiers. Rooms are private, well kept and spacious. Home cooked breakfast is brought to your room each morning. Henry and Claire are fabulous hosts. Loved the evening boat ride on the Lake.
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Date of stay: June 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from NCHenry, Owner at Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake
Responded 18 Jun 2018
Thank you for your review. It's our guests that make Innisfree Bed & Breakfast so special for so many people. It's a big part of the reason that Innisfree has earned the AAA FOUR DIAMOND AWARD for the past 25 years. We look forward to your return.
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Marth104 wrote a review Jul 2017
Newton, North Carolina10 contributions6 helpful votes
Mu husband and I stayed in the Elizabeth Barret suite at the Innisfree Bed and Breakfast for 3 glorious days. The hosts Henry and Clare are two of the most delightful and interesting people you will ever meet. The accomodations were delightful, with our room being filled with an assortment of antiques and plenty of reading material. The grounds are lovely, filled with flowers and trees and birds of all sorts including a koi pond. For an extra cost, you can take a pontoon boat cruise on Lake Glenville, the highest lake east of the Mississippi. Clare provides champagne and other beverages and plenty of appetizers. Clare was a wonderful guide to local shopping, dining, hiking and water fall locations. Our breakfast was brought to our suite each morning with plates will with everything from quiche to baked French toast to various fresh fruits and assorted breakfast meats. It was so nice to sit quietly and enjoy the sumptuous meal with coffee made right in the room. We had a delightful covered furnished balcony, and the bath include a large shower and huge spa tub. We would both highly recommend a stay at the marvelous property and plan to return there often. It is truly an escape from the hectic pace we normally live, providing a place of peace and quiet.
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Date of stay: July 2017
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Guest house suites are all lovely, with great views and private balconies/decks.
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US$150 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsJackson CountyGlenville
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Frequently Asked Questions about Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake
Which popular attractions are close to Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake?
Nearby attractions include Cashiers Farmers Market (7.1 km), The Village Green (7.4 km), and A Jones Company (7.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cashiers Farmers Market, Slab Town Pizza, and Randevu.
Is Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Glenville.