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1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time in a bed and breakfast...what a wonderful surprise. Thomas greeted us upon arrival and gave us an introductory tour. Ralph served breakfast and chatted with the guests the whole time. It was so enjoyable and relaxing. I would definitely recommend trying this wonderful property. I know we will be back!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a wonderful experience for some first timers to Asheville! Frank and Ralph are the most accommodating and entertaining hosts and owners! Thomas, the resident innkeeper, was very professional and an excellent resource at recommending things to do nearby! Our room was quaint and cozy equipped with our very own fireplace! The three course breakfast was something we looked forward...

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I chose this inn because of some of the great reviews I read and it is close to downtown. However, I have to say I was disappointed with the cleanliness of my suite. I dropped something on the floor and it went under the bed which was so dusty and when I looked back toward the closet at the mini...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The WhiteGate Inn is lovely, a throwback to an earlier way of life. The hosts and staff are welcoming and expansive, happy to help with any plans or decision-making and full of local stories and information. The location is terrific-- very close to downtown. The house and its rooms are beautifully appointed, with superior beds and linens and refreshments available...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful weekend at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage. Since we were traveling with another couple, we booked the Joyce Kilmer suite. It was lovely and was beyond our expectations. The photos on the website don't do it justice. There were two very nice sized bedrooms, a comfortable living area with TV and great windows to watch the...

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Thank Donna K
Chattanooga TN
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Oscar Wilde suite....large and very comfortable....separate large bedroom, full kitchen, living area w/sofa/chair/TV. Parking right outside the door. Breakfasts were huge and unique. Be prepared to be adventurous as in bangers and mash rather than bacon and eggs....also there were 3 courses. Reception held nightly in the sun room with wine and light appetizers. Everyone was...

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Thank Wicket05
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Oscar Wilde suite which is a precious bungalow off of the main house. The attention to detail was impressive. From the sheets, to the bed-side chocolates and Jacuzzi tub, all the little things added up to a huge,positive impression! The three course breakfast was divine. Frank, Ralph, and their staff make you feel right at home...

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our accommodations were spacious and comfortable, and we felt right at home. The breakfasts were more on the "gourmet" side, but very good and very filling. The location is convenient and the house has an interesting history.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hosts are super, but the food is not. The entire house needs a good, solid cleaning, and rooms need to be serviced each day. They were never touched. The best part was the nightly conversation with fellow guests. Disappointing!

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable, beautiful, sumptuous, accommodating, relaxing, carefree, and attentive are only a few of the adjectives that come to mind when attempting to describe our wonderful weekend getaway experience at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage. Our stay in the Maya Angelou Suite was absolutely delightful, and the service at the inn exemplary throughout. Each member of the staff was most gracious,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: €195 - €381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“It seems all rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles joannef591, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Oscar Wilde in a separate building...shared with another suite....secluded/quiet. Various rooms in main house.....see website for pictures.”
 of 5 bubbles Wicket05, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All are lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles 911judys, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“the lower level (basement) was the best room it had everything to relax”
 of 5 bubbles T9830SErichardh, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely, choose a room that fits you best - the website provides a plethora of accurate descriptions & pics of the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles elf0630, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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