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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We stayed here for one night whilst travelling down the Blue Ridge Parkway. The hotel was very empty when we arrived, but we were shown every available room and were able to choose our favourite. I think our room was one of the best i have ever had. The view was of mountain tops. The bed was huge and very...

Thank maggiecroberts
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stumbled upon Sourwood! Thank you for the great review. It is so helpful in getting us more guests!

Zirconia, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We cant wait to find an excuse to come back. There is much to commend this 'Gem' of a 12 room hotel. The setting, off Elk Mountain Scenic Hwy, hidden in the woods, has lovely views from the six rooms on upper floor. From 'civilization' north Asheville a windy six or so miles and from access to the Parkway about...

Thank Rod P
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for the detailed, thoughtful and generous review! It was so nice to meet you both. I so enjoyed speaking with you about Ireland and just opened the information you sent. I can't wait to get planning a trip:) Wishing you a wonderful rest of the Summer.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I had no idea what to expect at the Sourwood Inn, though I was looking for somewhere beautiful to just relax, do some hiking, and not have to go anywhere - while having the option to explore Asheville. I was amazed and delighted by what I found. The inn is designed in the Arts & Crafts style and is spacious...

Thank JamieMSR
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

We so enjoyed meeting you too! Thank you for the fantastic review and all the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again. Did you see? Your review took us up in ranking:)

San Jose, California
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had a wonderful stay here at the Inn. Listening to the women talking and making breakfast in the early morning, while I had some coffee on the back porch reminded me of a time and wonderful memory of a time listening to my grandma and mom while they were making breakfast on a visit to Kansas when I was...

Thank rootkevin
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for the review! I cannot tell you how important reviews have become...especially favorable ones like yours. We enjoyed meeting you both and wish you more happy adventures.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Beautiful place with super friendly staff. It truly is away from it all, with no TV in rooms, no cell phone reception for my carrier, and no wi-fi. But that was fine with me! All the rooms are large and beautiful. Susan, the owner's daughter and primary innkeeper, is awesome! She was always smiling and had all sorts of helpful...

Thank flemingmaf
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Wow! You have made my day! Thank you so much for the great review and kind words!

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 June 2016

One of our favorite B & B we have ever stayed at, if not our very favorite! It is a "hidden" gem of a place that we hope to return to again. The drive to Sourwood is up a winding road and once you leave the road, the "driveway" is also winding and not paved until you get to the...

Thank bluejabber
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of Sourwood. What a great write up! You make me want to stay:) We so enjoyed your being here!

Indian Trail, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We wanted to do something special for Father's Day weekend. This was perfect!!! We stayed here last fall and it was equally as AWESOME then!!! There are fireplaces in the rooms and a balcony to enjoy the sunrise and sunset. We got amazing pictures to share with friends and family. The owners are outstanding and the are very attentive while...

Thank Rex P
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Great! We will look forward to seeing you again:) Thank you for taking the time to write such a favorable review. It means so much!!!

Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Perfect accomodations. Owners and staff could not be more friendly and helpful. Beautiful setting. Uniquely crafted building, porch and patio. Located less than 2 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Excellent breakfasts. A wide variety of foods.

Thank John S
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your favorable review of Sourwood! It means more that you know!!!

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Sourwood Inn is nestled in the woods north of Asheville and therein lies the only potential negative that I see, as well as part of its charm. From Asheville you can access it either from the Blue Ridge Parkway from the southeast side of town or by following Merrimon Ave. from downtown and making a couple of turns on the...

Thank Blade9
SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for this great review. I cannot tell you how important reviews have become, but even more, your kind words about Sourwood have made us feel like we are doing a good job! We absolutely have the best guests! Wishing you many more wonderful adventures!

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The Sourwood Inn is a very beautiful and serene mountain getaway with gorgeous mountain views. It is decorated beautifully with sort of a Japanese/Navajo theme that is very pleasing. Large deck with nice rocking chairs; inside sitting area that’s very nice and comfortable. Delicious snacks served in the afternoon. Nice trail on-site for a little light hiking. We stayed in...

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SourwoodInn, Manager at Sourwood Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your well thought-out and detailed review. Honest feedback makes Sourwood a better place! I am sorry for the discomfort you experienced during your stay. We all are proud to work here and want our guest to feel that.

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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: €129 - €157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Sourwood Hotel Asheville
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“Best views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are from the rooms on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles W7367QNfreds, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles bluejabber, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“They have different room options, but we chose room #1 both times and loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles 563rexp, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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