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201 3rd Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28739-4307
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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#5 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Hendersonville
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THE HENDERSON INN, RESTAURANT & BAR A Bed & Breakfast and Dining Experience in Hendersonville, NC. Welcome to The Henderson, downtown Hendersonville, and the mountains of Western North Carolina. Our guests regularly share with us the convenience of an easy one block walk to main street where they enjoy dining in over 20 restaurants and shopping in over 70 specialty shops including the regional favorite Mast General Store. The Henderson is Hendersonville’s only downtown accommodation with its own bar and fine-dining restaurant. At Harvey’s, we serve gourmet small-plate meals with fresh ingredients and innovative takes on classic dishes. After a good night’s sleep, let our award-winning Executive Chef Michael with over 25 years’ experience with the Ritz Carlton, Michelin star Restaurants and the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines prepare you a gourmet breakfast to start your day’s adventure. While staying with us, take advantage of The Henderson’s Concierge Service from directions, to good insider knowledge, and a vast network of local connections that can make your stay more memorable and fun, whether it is shopping, dining or outdoor adventure. The Henderson’s Concierge Service can connect you with 13 award winning local wineries, breweries and ciders, including the legendary Serra Nevada and Bold Rock the second-largest cidery in the country, the Flat Rock Playhouse (State Theatre of North Carolina) and many other local attractions and events. In addition, The Henderson is minutes to Asheville and the world-famous Biltmore Estate and Brevard’s outdoor adventure scene with the “Land of Waterfalls” home to more than 250 waterfalls, some that have starred in The Hunger Games and The Last of the Mohicans. Our 17-room historic B&B is the perfect place for families, groups of friends, solo adventurers, and business travelers. Each hotel room and suite come with modern amenities to make you feel right at home. If you’re traveling for a honeymoon, anniversary trip, or romantic getaway, look no further than The Henderson. Traveling with pets, you can reserve our pet-friendly room, which includes a separate, private entrance. Michael & Jeanne, the inn owners, go out of their way to make you feel at home and treat you like family. Plan a visit with us today and check out our specials.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Wifi
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Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
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Outdoor dining area
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Shared lounge / TV area
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Air conditioning
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Interconnected rooms available
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Flatscreen TV
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Nicholas C wrote a review 1 Oct
Carmel, New York1 contribution
My husband and I had a wonderful stay at The Henderson. Can't wait to go back. Very comfortable and clean. Great food. Did not expect such fantastic dinners and breakfast. Walking distance to downtown Hendersonville. Very relaxing. When you walk in the door the hosts Michael and Jeanne say welcome home.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Room Tip: We stayed on the second floor. Very quiet.
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Dawn D wrote a review Jul 2022
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We have stayed at The Henderson before and continue to love it. It’s quaint, SUPER CLEAN, friendly. Perfectly located to walk to the Main Street for shopping, dining and special events. The Inn keepers are very kind. We enjoyed complimentary breakfast which was delicious: Todays choice was spinach omelet, fresh fruit and cinnamon roll or you could have waffles with fresh fruit.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: This Inn is over 100 yrs old so expect stairs
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Response from Michael Gilligan, Owner at The Henderson
Responded 24 Jul 2022
Thank you Dawn, we are happy that you enjoyed the convenience of our location to main St. and of course the food! It's a pleasure having you stay with us and long may it continue. We look forward to seeing you again real soon.
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Martin B wrote a review Sep 2022
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From the moment I arrived to the moment I checked out was made to feel like one of the family . Michael and Jeanne have a fantastic skill in making you feel most welcome , nothing is too much trouble . The breakfasts are incredible The room I had was very comfortable , and the bed was a dream , large with lovely soft pillows , just wished I could have stayed longer. The town itself is very laid back and feels very safe . A great destination to base yourself if exploring the mountains .
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Michael Gilligan, Owner at The Henderson
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you Martin, it was a pleasure having you stay with us. We are looking forward to having you and your family come back to the mountains again.
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JeffPamRogers wrote a review Jul 2022
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As always this place exceeds our expectations. Great room, great hosts, great food and only steps from Downtown Hendersonville. Can’t wait to get back for another weekend. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Hendersonville.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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michael c wrote a review Jul 2022
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We stayed at the Henderson on a road trip on 7/7 for 2 nights. It is a fantastic place to stay. The place is very quaint and charming. From the time we checked in with Jeanne to checkout 2 days later, we were treated like part of the Inn family. We traveled with 2 small dogs, and they were so welcomed. The location is perfect. You walk out to downtown Hendersonville. You won't find a better location in Hendersonville. The breakfast was great and very creative. Michael, who is an accomplished chef, was fantastic. Michael and Jeanne are the owners and so hands on. They welcome you and are just so friendly and accommodating. It is a very laid-back approach. I would highly recommend this place to stay when in the Hendersonville area. Thanks Mike and Carrie Clancy and Homie and Buddy
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Room Tip: We had the room on 1st floor because we had 2 small dogs.
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Response from Michael Gilligan, Owner at The Henderson
Responded 14 Jul 2022
Thank you Michael for these lovely words. It was a pleasure meeting you guys (and of course Homie & Buddy!) and having you stay with us. We look forward to seeing you up in the mountains again sometime soon.
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tphelpsj wrote a review May 2022
Cary, North Carolina71 contributions37 helpful votes
Jeanne and Michael are extremely great host and make you fell welcomed the moment you step in the door. Walk in as a guest and leave feeling like family. The Henderson is a little gem B&B and our go to when visiting Hendersonville and surrounding areas. Hendersonville is a very nice downtown with shops, locally owned restaurants, wine shop and craft breweries. If heading to the NC mountains near Hendersonville, book a stay at the Henderson, you’ll be glad you did.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Just prepared to relax and unwind.
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Response from Michael Gilligan, Owner at The Henderson
Responded 2 Jun 2022
Thank you Terry, we are so happy that The Henderson is your 'home away from home'. We are very luck to have the location that we have right in the heart of Downtown Hendersonville and it's great that you guys take advantage of all that Main St. has to offer. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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sarandyh wrote a review Apr 2022
Dayton, Oregon, USA2 contributions2 helpful votes
The Henderson is a great stay in Hendersonville! I have stayed 4 times now over the years, this time with my husband and it is a true delight. Every time, we are welcomed by Jeanne and Michael and feel like we have come home. Everything about it is special, the building, the rooms, the decor and theme and the food is fabulous! It is just a block walk from the cute downtown. We can’t wait to return again and again!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Michael Gilligan, Owner at The Henderson
Responded 28 Apr 2022
Thank you so much Sarah and Randy, it's always a pleasure to have you stay with us and we can't wait until we see you again.
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Teri H wrote a review Apr 2022
Modoc, South Carolina49 contributions12 helpful votes
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Had a welcoming experience at The Henderson. We have stayed many times over the years, and Jeannine and Michael were very hospitable. We ate at Harvey’s on Friday night and our dinner was amazing. We had breakfast on the front porch as the weather was just perfect. The Henderson is perfect walking distance to downtown and easy travel to visiting Hendersonville wineries. Don’t forget before you leave to purchase The Henderson Honey! Yummy
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Room Tip: 2nd floor room 7 has comfortable king size bed
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Response from Michael Gilligan, Owner at The Henderson
Responded 28 Apr 2022
Thank you Teri, we are so happy that we are your choice of accommodation (and restaurant) in Hendersonville. It's always a pleasure to have you returning to see us and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Debra Oldham wrote a review Dec 2021
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina2 contributions
First, this Bed & Breakfast property is located so that you can easily walk to all shops and restaurants on Main Street. Their restaurant located within this property is just wonderful and the outside seating on the wrap around porch is great, even in cold weather (they have propane heaters everywhere. The breakfast they serve is also awesome. Our room was on the 1st floor and it was everything we needed. The owners were very, very nice and accommodating. We will be back to stay here if we get back to Hendersonville. This 100 year old home/hotel was just wonderful.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Response from Michael Gilligan, Owner at The Henderson
Responded 17 Dec 2021
Thank you Debra for those kind words, this is what we do!! We welcome people in to our 101 year old home and you guys made it so special, I am so happy that you enjoyed our restaurant and location. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Fowey1978 wrote a review Nov 2021
New York2 contributions6 helpful votes
For personal and professional reasons, I've traveled far and wide, high and low--from Marrakesh, Morocco's fabled Mamounia to Bozeman, Montana's fly-fishermen's weigh-station "The C'mon Inn" motel, & can easily say The Henderson's owner/hosts, Mike and Jeannine, succeed in their every conceivable effort to be welcoming, utterly proficient, with award-worthy, inimitable personal attention ( food: divine!) and care of service, including a pet-friendly policy. The Henderson's wonderfully idiosyncratic and charming without being "eccentric." Cozy, festive, absolutely lovely. We will return soon, again! Unfortunately, yesterday, two seemingly quite entitled guests left their dogs alone in their room, barking (despite the fact they were, they noted, at a pet-friendly event elsewhere!) so that it disturbed many other customers until the dog-owners were politely asked to leave, after all other reasonable efforts on the owners' parts seemed to be exhausted. The owners and staff handled the situation calmly and hospitably: real pros. Hope those particular dog-owners find a pet-friendly Motel Six, or better yet, take their pets to a kennel or leave them with wit pet-friendly relatives or friends next time they decide to travel! Absolutely inconsiderate of the property, its policies, and its other guests.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from Michael Gilligan, Owner at The Henderson
Responded 29 Nov 2021
Thank you so much for those lovely words and also for your understanding of the situation that we were in at the time. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again real soon.
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US$210 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
inn on church street hotel hendersonville
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Inn on Church
LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsHendersonville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Henderson
Which popular attractions are close to The Henderson?
Nearby attractions include Mast Store (0.3 km), Mineral & Lapidary Museum (0.2 km), and Appalachian Pinball Museum (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Henderson?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Henderson?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at The Henderson?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Henderson?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Henderson?
Conveniently located restaurants include McFarlan Bakery, Dandelion Eatery, and Kilwins Hendersonville.
Is The Henderson located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Hendersonville.
Are pets allowed at The Henderson?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Henderson?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site (4.7 km).
Is The Henderson accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.