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1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

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Santa Barbara
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Splurged and spent $365 a night for the cottage at the WhiteGate Inn. Were very disappointed when we saw the room. The cottage is spacious but the bathroom is tiny, with peeling paint and an antique medicine cabinet with a door that won't close and a mirror that is so cloudy that it is hard to see in. The jacuzzi... More 

2 Thank KC0908
Kennebunk, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can honestly say this Inn was exactly what we were looking for!! We got married the weekend prior in Florida and we were looking for something romantic, quiet, cozy and charming. We truly feel the 1889 Whitegate Inn & Cottage delivered that and more! The staff was very kind and we especially enjoyed breakfast each morning! Highly suggest and... More 

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Edinburgh, UK
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188 reviews
88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 644 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at this Inn. It had be recommended by friends and we were not disappointed. The Inn is 15 mins walk from downtown Ashville and has a free parking. So you can walk to any of the pubs or restaurant there. The rooms are sizable and clean and have an eclectic d decoration. In fact the... More 

1 Thank Scotscouple99
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We arrived 10/18 and departed 10/20. Our room, the Dorothy Parker room, was on the second floor with a western and southern exposure. It was hot and stuffy. No attempt had been made to air it out prior to our arrival. There were three double hung windows in the room. On one we could not raise either sash. On the... More 

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whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, responded to this review

Our window Air Conditioning Units are removed from our Standard Accommodations during the second week of October each year. The temperature had been below 40 degrees during some evenings prior their arrival. That weekend was exceptionally warm for the time of year on the majority of the east coast. Our standard accommodations are located on the second floor in the... More 

Fernandina Beach, Florida
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117 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Exquisitely decorated and appointed B&B in old section of Asheville just north of downtown. Walt Whitman Room may be most expensive, but with jacuzzi tub and steam/room double shower, cost is quickly forgotten. Formal 3-course breakfast overseen by co-owner Frank is a creative, memorable affair. when Frank is in town he does a stand-up comic routine throughout breakfast, amusing, but... More 

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whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. The Walt Whitman is our most stunning and romantic room, in my opinion. I have mentioned your concerns to our housekkeping staff and will be thawing the fridge/freezers this week. We hope you stay again! More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed in many B&B's, and this was one of our favorites. The extras that the owners and staff provide is what sets it apart for me. My favorite extra is the social hour every day. Wine and cheese and crackers with gourmet spreads. A great time to meet other guests and talk about restaurants and what to do... More 

whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you Laurie. Your review means a lot to us. We hope to see you again. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The inn is very impressive. Our room had a walk in shower that was both the shower itself and a sauna. A fireplace interacted between the bathroom and bedroom..just lovely. The breakfast was amazing..homemade biscuits stuffed with eggs and a cheese sauce..warm baked apple compote..homemade poundcake with honey...chocolate pot a crème. Vegetarian requests and special requests are honored. There is... More 

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whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you. We have all recipes available upon request :) More 

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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2 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this delightful well kept bed & breakfast. The accommodations were excellent, the food was delicious and the Innkeepers along with their staff were welcoming and inviting. I highly recommend the 1889 WhiteGate Inn to anyone wanting a uniquely pleasant experience while visiting the Asheville, NC area. We look forward to staying... More 

Thank Rick P
whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you again. Be sure to ask about any specials. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and I stayed there to celebrate our 1st anniversary this past weekend, and the entire experience was wonderful. We stayed in the Walt Whitman Room and the two sided fireplace (facing the bathroom and facing the bedroom) was a nice added touch. The Innkeepers Frank and Ralph sure do know how to serve up some Southern Hospitality. Frank... More 

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whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your Anniversary. Thank you More 

Celebration, Florida
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82 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stayed here with our dog and its the only place we've stayed where our dog was as welcomed as we were. It was clean, and smelled nice. Responsible dog owners like to have somewhere nice to stay. And for us, we were treated like it was our home. Afternoon snacks, tea and coffee, a cocktail hour, wonderful breakfasts and all... More 

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whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you! We offer 3 pet friendly suites and can make recommendations for places to eat and drink and play with your dog(s). More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to our Four Diamond, romantic Asheville bed and breakfast offering majestic Blue Ridge Mountain views only steps from downtown. Our charming Asheville, NC B&B features amazing rooms and private garden cottages with Jacuzzis, fireplaces, flat screen TVs & luxurious amenities. Don't miss out on unforgettable gourmet breakfasts, afternoon refreshments & award winning gardens our Inn in Asheville, and reawaken your senses with amazing treatments at our on-site Asheville spa. Pet friendly units available. A 4 Diamond, Select Registry Property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

Address: 173 E Chestnut St, Asheville, NC 28801-2339
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Price Range: €196 - €404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Avoid the cottage if you want a decent bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles KC0908, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We recommend rooms in the second and third floors.”
 of 5 bubbles Scotscouple99, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“In the summer or fall, get one with a northern or eastern exposure”
 of 5 bubbles williamsU3012WO, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Walt Whitman Room is on ground floor with it's own little patio.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertW877, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the rooms have individual appointments are wonderfully decorated”
 of 5 bubbles 380dianef, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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