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Old Edwards Inn and Spa

445 Main St PO Box 2130, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
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#2 of 7 hotels in Highlands
Travellers' Choice
Old Edwards Inn and Spa sits atop the beautiful southwest plateau of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. The acclaimed European style resort fills several blocks filled with amenities, music, dining venues and individually appointed guestrooms, suites and cottages. Meals at the onsite restaurant are sourced from The Farm at Old Edwards. Spanning four beautifully landscaped blocks in downtown Highlands, the resort is in the heart of a walking mountain town filled with restaurants, live and performing arts, boutique shopping and pristine outdoor recreation on the fun and scenic Southwest Plateau of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Golf course
Business Centre with Internet Access
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Breakfast available
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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rs714 wrote a review Today
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Good except no hot water in my luxury suite. I would expect backup systems in place for a hotel in this price range. Feel like I have hypothermia. Food is ok. I don’t particularly care for gourmet cuisine. Concierge is very good and attentive.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Arthur S wrote a review 15 Apr
Aiken, South Carolina27 contributions3 helpful votes
This is our favorite getaway place. Lovely little town. Lots of great shopping. Wonderful restaurants and The Old Edwards Inn is simply the best. They'll look after your every need. Charming old world elegance with an updated twist.
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Date of stay: March 2021
rwhughesjr wrote a review 14 Apr
Highlands, North Carolina13 contributions4 helpful votes
After a year of being holed up, my wife and I choose the Old Edwards Inn for our first trip. While North Carolina's mask law made things a bit less than great, the staff at OEI was great. This trip was just about all we could ask for. The accommodations were great. The food at Madison's was perfect as it always is.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Erica S. wrote a review 14 Apr
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We have elected Old Edwards Inn our go-to place! After having made 5 trips there over the last few years at all different times of the year, we can say with certainty there is nothing you can ask that the staff will not try to do/accommodate and everything exceeds expectations and with consistency! You won't be disappointed. A little treasure many don't even know is hiding in the mountains of NC!
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Lynn R wrote a review 14 Apr
Lewisville, North Carolina2 contributions
My sister and I have lived in NC all our lives, traveled all over the country, but had never traveled to the Highlands. When we decided to go, we had no idea what was in store for us. The Old Edwards Inn far exceeded our expectations with their exemplary customer service, outstanding accommodations and their proximity to some of the most beautiful arrays of nature's grandeur. The Madison Restaurant is a true 5 star restaurant located within the hotel. The room (suite) was elegantly appointed with a gas fireplace, ceiling fans, kitchenette with a high end mini frig. Multiple sitting areas within the suite offered a wonderful respite after a full day of hiking, shopping and waterfall viewing. We will definitely be back. If you have never been, do not miss the opportunity to visit. You will not be sorry at all.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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US$215 - US$685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Edwards Inn and Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Nearby attractions include Highland Excursion (0.2 km), Highlands Playhouse (0.1 km), and Colonel Mustard’s (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ristorante Paoletti, Kilwins Highlands, and Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Old Edwards Inn and Spa located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Highlands.
Are any cleaning services offered at Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Old Edwards Inn and Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Old Edwards Inn and Spa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sky Valley Overlook (13.4 km).