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Sourwood Inn

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Lutherville, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Sourwood inn a few times and every time we feel like we are visiting friends, both new and old. The main open family room with a warm fireplace in the cooler days welcomes all for conversation, reading and games. We look forward to the wonderful breakfast every morning. The staff is very welcoming and there...

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Tequesta, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked three nights at Sourwood and decided to stay four nights once we experienced the great facility, hospitality, food and relaxed atmosphere. Only twelve rooms (and a free standing cabin) allow for a quaint feeling in this beautiful and clean inn. Definitely off the beaten path with no internet and only one TV in the facility but fireplaces in...

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

When we decided to visit Asheville my wife did some research and found the Sourwood Inn. What a find it turned out to be! Just a short, ridiculously beautiful drive to Asheville, we had a hard time leaving the inn to visit the city. The building is absolutely amazing, very well designed and decorated. Perfectly rusty yet accommodating. The property...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for the great review. What a way to start our season!!! In case you did not know, reviews are so incredibly helpful. Thank you again and look forward to next time.

New York
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is more of an inn than a B&B. The rooms was large, with a real fireplace that was prepared for us each day. Best of all, there was a GORGEOUS view of the mountains from the terrace. A welcome, peaceful retreat. There are also 2 hikes on the property which were lovely and quiet. One think I would recommend...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Beautiful, arts and crafts style inn with only twelve spacious rooms, a fabulous chef, welcoming staff, incredibly comfortable bedding, great and spacious baths with soaking tubs looking out at the views, lots of comfy places for conversation on little patios, in front of the great stone fireplace, on the long screened porch. For hikers who like a cozy place to...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Judy for the great review! It is so helpful to Sourwood and makes us all here feel wonderful:)

Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We love this inn and stay here overtime we are in Asheville. Afternoon snacks and tea in a porch rocker looking at the beautiful mountains is my idea of heaven. The amazing dinners and breakfasts are out of this world. We love disconnecting and spending time in this magical place with an amazing staff that feels like family!!!

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hi!! Thanks for the great review. It is more helpful than you can imagine:) Look forward to seeing you next time!

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed 3 nights and I wished we would have stayed longer. I traveled with my father and 3 daughters. We all loved the location and the attentiveness of the staff. Susan Curtis is the owner's daughter and we really felt as if we were in her "home." She was a wonderful hostess. I highly recommend this hotel!

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hello and Thank you for writing a review for Sourwood! We so enjoyed meeting your girls, you and your father. I hope you had a great rest of your visit in the states.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Beautiful property & beautiful people. Off the beaten path secluded in the trees this gem was a lucky find. Our room was spacious, comfortable and charming like the rest of the Inn. Owners & staff are so nice & welcoming. Breakfast each day was a treat... always something different & so good. We had dinner one evening...Trout, squash casserole &...

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Great! Thank you for such a great review for Sourwood. It is incredibly helpful. We so enjoyed meeting you both and loved seeing you get the hang of Sourwood.

Milan, Michigan
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We loved every aspect of our four-night stay to the peace and tranquility, the delicious food, and the wonderful library. We did not want to leave. Thanks to the welcoming staff for making our getaway so special.

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Susan C, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hello Bonnie. Thank you for taking the time to review Sourwood. It is so helpful and so appreciated. We all so enjoyed your being here.

Reviewed 11 August 2016

I surprised my husband for his birthday with an overnight at the Sourwood Inn. It felt like coming home. The atmosphere is warm and SO comfortable. The staff made us feel like family and our room (#8) was cozy and comfy. We played some pool in the game room and loved our time on our balcony. The common spaces were...

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SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Sourwood. We are delighted that you and your husband were pleased with your stay. I certainly enjoyed meeting you both!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sourwood Inn, constructed of cedar and trimmed with stone, sits on one hundred acres of hilly terrain at an elevation of 3,200 feet. Each of Sourwood Inn's guest rooms has a private balcony overlooking the Reems Creek Valley, a wood-burning fireplace, and a tub with a view. It was created to provide a retreat where our guests can experience the delights of the Blue Ridge and still easily access the arts and sophistication of downtown Asheville.Outdoor activities in the Asheville area include hiking, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, mountain biking, and horseback riding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sourwood Inn

Address: 810 Elk Mountain Scenic Hwy, Asheville, NC 28804-1762
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Price Range: €125 - €152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Sourwood Hotel Asheville
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“Views best on second floor.”
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“Best views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are from the rooms on the second floor”
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“The second floor puts you a little higher over some trees, but rocking chair porch is where you'll want to be; all the views are splendid.”
darlenep768, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper level six rooms, 6-12 offer views into the tree-tops and mountains beyond”
  • The reading room on main floor
  • Bath tubs with a view. Shower (seperate) too. Luxury!
  • Upper floor porch/balcony.
  • Looking down into the valley across the tree-tops.
  • Queen sley-bed Room 8. Seperate bathroom, shower and loo.
  • Passage to rooms upper level. Wood floors, tasteful rugs, cross breezes.
rodp989, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 12, which is at the end of the hall and a bit separated from the others. Private feel, mtns view from balcony.”
bluejabber, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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