The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

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Asheville Four Points by Sheraton Downtown: Pet-friendly. Located within walking distance of everything downtown. Amenities include complimentary wireless internet throughout the hotel, business center, family room, outdoor heated pool and fitness center with complimentary access to the YMCA next door. 22 Woodfin Street, Asheville NC 28801, 888-854-6897, 828-253-1851.

Asheville Ramada: Conveniently located off I-40 and 1-240 at River Ridge Marketplace with its 25 shops and restaurants. Jacuzzi suites available, full hot breakfast. 800 Fairview Road, Asheville NC 28805, 800-836-6732, 828-298-9141.

Baymont Inn & Suites: Located only four blocks from Biltmore Estate, this new facility (1999) offers complimentary break-fast, an indoor swimming pool and spa, smoking and nonsmoking rooms, in-room coffee makers, and a fitness center. Single, double, king, business leisure suite, and whirlpool equipped rooms are available. 204 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC 28803; 828-274-2022, 800-301-0200.

Best Western Asheville Biltmore East: Pet-friendly. 90 spacious and beautifully decorated rooms. Rated three diamonds by AAA. Outdoor heated pool, king and queen beds and free continental breakfast. East Asheville. 501 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC 28805; 828-298-5562, 888-230-1228. $ Budget.

Biltmore Howard Johnson: Pet-friendly. Near Biltmore Estate entrance in historic Biltmore Village. Rated four stars and offers queen- and king-size beds. The hotel has a courtyard with outdoor pool, full-service restaurant; bed and breakfast plans available. 190 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC 28803; 828-274-2300, 800-446-4656.

Brookstone Lodge: Amenities include complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, indoor pool and hot tub, high speed wireless internet, fitness center. Lodge decor with exposed timbers and stonework, lobby fireplace and beautifully appointed guest rooms. 4 Roberts Road, Asheville NC 28803, 877-798-5888, 828-398-5888.

Clarion Inn Airport: Indoor heated pool, outdoor pool, fitness room, sauna, restaurant, complimentary airport shuttle 550 New Airport Rd., Fletcher, NC 28732; 828- 684-1213, 800-465-4329.

Comfort Inn Airport: Pet-friendly. 58 rooms, free continental breakfast, cable TV/HBO, pool, exercise room, near airport south of Asheville. 15 Rockwood Rd., Arden, NC 28704; 828-687-9199, 800-228-5150.

Comfort Inn West: 64 rooms, all queen- and king-size beds with twelve king suites. Fitness room and free continental breakfast. 15 Crowell Rd., Asheville, NC 28806; 828-665-6500, 800-228-5150. .

Comfort Suites Biltmore Square Mall: Pet-friendly. 125 rooms, outdoor heated pool. All our suites include  microwave, refrigerator, iron, hair dryer, sofa bed, free wireless high-speed Internet access and a coffee maker. Free full hot breakfast bar. 890 Brevard Rd., Asheville, NC 28806; 828-665-4000, 800-622-4005.

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson/ Tunnel Road:  Fitness center, heated indoor pool and whirlpool, free high speed wired & wireless Internet, king rooms with Jacuzzi and deluxe continental breakfast. 199 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-254-4311, 800-456-4000.


Country Inn & Suites by Carlson/ Biltmore Square Mall Asheville: All rooms have refrigerators & microwave, iron/board, hairdryer, coffeemaker and high speed wireless Internet service. Heated outdoor pool and fitness center. Deluxe complimentary breakfast. 845 Brevard Rd., Asheville, NC 28806; 828-670-9000, 800- 456-4000.

Courtyard by Marriott:  Located near the Asheville Mall. Spacious rooms, a fitness center, indoor pool and hot tub. Wide variety of restaurants within one mile. 1 Buckstone Place, Asheville NC 28805, 800-321-2211, 828-281-0041.

Days Inn Asheville Mall: Pet-friendly. 120 rooms, outdoor heated pool, complimentary breakfast bar, close to Tunnel Road restaurants. 201 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC 28805; 828-252-4000, 800-329-7466.

Days Inn Biltmore East: Chairman's Award for Quality hotel. Mountain views and heated outdoor pool. 1435 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-298-4000, 866-949-9914.

Days Inn North: Pet-friendly. 60 rooms, outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, Jacuzzi suites, children stay free. Five miles north of downtown. 3 Reynolds Mtn. Rd., Asheville, NC 28804; 828-645-9191, 800-329-7666.

Days Inn West: Pet-friendly. 122 guest rooms, cable TV and HBO. Free continental breakfast. Truck and RV parking. Exit 37 on I-40. 2251 Smoky Park Hwy., Candler, NC 28715; 828-667-9321, 800-329-7466.

DoubleTree by Hilton -Asheville Biltmore:  Full service hotel with  indoor saline pool, fitness center,  expanded meeting space and ballroom. Their Vanderbilt Tower features Executive Level guest rooms with new flat screen TVs and plush surroundings.  Breakfast Buffet  115 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC 28803; 828-274-1800.

EconoLodge Airport: Located in nearby Fletcher, close to Asheville airport. Pool, pet-friendly. 196 Underwood Road, Fletcher NC 28732, 828-684-1200, 800-553-2666.

Econo Lodge Biltmore: AAA-rated hotel offers microfridges,  remote TV's, cable with HBO. 190 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-254-9521, 800-553-2666.

Extended StayAmerica Asheville: 101 rooms, each with a queen-size bed, recliner, cable TV, voicemail with free local calls and computer dataport. Each room also has a kitchen with refrigerator, range, microwave, coffee maker, utensils and tableware. Just east of downtown. 6 Kenilworth Knoll Rd., Asheville, NC 28805; 828-253-3483, 800-398-7829.

Fairfield Inn Airport: Located in nearby Fletcher, pool jacuzzi/hot tub. 31 Airport Park Road, Fletcher NC 28732, 828-684-1144, 800-451-8174.

Fairfield Inn & Suites: AAA Three Diamonds, complimentary breakfast, high speed internet, wireless in all public areas, located near Biltmore Square Mall.  11 Rocky Ridge Road, Asheville NC 28806; 828-665-4242.

Guesthouse International Inn -Biltmore: Smoke-Free, Pet-Free hypoallergenic rooms, free High-Speed wireless, complimentary common use business center, complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, exercise room and outdoor pool. 234 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803, 828-274-0101.

Hampton Inn Biltmore Square: Deluxe continental breakfast, indoor pool, whirlpool spa, sauna and meeting space for 20. Southwest Asheville, near Biltmore Square Mall. 1 Rocky Ridge Rd., Asheville, NC 28806; 828-667-2022, 800-426-7866. .

Hampton Inn Tunnel Road: Continental breakfast, indoor pool, whirlpool spa, sauna and meeting rooms. 204 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC 28805; 828-255-9220, 800-426-7866.

Hampton Inn & Suites: Outdoor pool, indoor and outdoor whirlpools, and fitness center.  18 Rockwood Rd., Fletcher, NC 28732; 828-687-0806, 800-426-7866.

Holiday Inn -Biltmore East at the Blue Ridge Parkway: Pet-friendly. 111 guest rooms, mountain views. Full-service restaurant, outdoor swimming pool. 1450 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC 28805; 828-298-5611.

Holiday Inn -Biltmore West: Spacious guest rooms  with luxury bedding.  All rooms feature coffee maker, iron, board, hairdryer and refrigerator. Large indoor heated pool with seasonal outdoor section, whirlpool, fitness room and video game room. Onsite restaurant serving breakfast and dinner. 435 Smoky Park Highway, Asheville NC 28806. 828-678-2161,

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites: Near Biltmore Square Mall. 108 rooms, free continental breakfast, indoor spa, fitness center, and business center. 1 Wedgefield Dr., Asheville, NC 28806; 828-665-6519, 800-465-6814.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites -Asheville Downtown:  Free high speed wireless internet, 32" LCD TVs, microwaves and refrigerators. Hotel features include indoor/outdoor mineral pool and spa, workout facility, business center, free parking and restaurant and lounge. 42 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-225-5550, 800-465-4329.

Homewood Suites by Hilton: Richly appointed elegant one-bedroom suites with separate living area. 88 Tunnel road, Asheville NC 28805; 828-252-5400

Motel 6 Asheville: Easy access to Veterans Administration Hospital, restaurants within walking distance. 1415 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-299-3040, 800-466-8356.

Quality Inn & Suites -Biltmore East: Charm of a mountain lodge with the luxury and service of a boutique hotel. Full-service, family-friendly amenities like a free deluxe hot full breakfast, free business center, free wireless high-speed Internet access on entire hotel premises, free local calls, free weekday newspaper and free cookies, hot chocolate, coffee and tea. Fitness center and seasonal outdoor pool and gazebo. 1430 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-298-5519, 877-299-5519.

Quality Inn & Suites -Biltmore South: Pet-friendly. Indoor saline heated pool and hot tub, plus an adjoining fitness center. Located directly across the street from Biltmore Park. Deluxe continental breakfast and high speed wireless internet. 1 Skyland Drive, Arden NC 28704; 828-684-6688.

Ramada Biltmore West: Beautiful stone and stucco building, 21,000 square feet, atrium with  indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, game room, putting green and fitness center. 275 Smoky Park Highway, Asheville NC 28806. 828-667-4501, 800-295-5486.

Red Roof Inn:  Pet-friendly. One- and two-bedrooms with outside entrance, multilevel with elevator. Wheelchair-accessible rooms on all levels. 16 Crowell Rd., Asheville, NC 28806; 828-667-9803, 800-733-7663.

Residence Inn by Marriott -Asheville: Pet-friendly. Extended-stay hotel with full kitchens, dining rooms, living rooms, on-site gym, indoor pool and sports courts for basketball, volleyball and tennis. Full, hot breakfast buffet daily 701 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28803; 828-281-3361, 800-331-3131.

Rodeway Inn & Suites -Biltmore Square: Guestrooms feature micro-fridge, pillow top mattresses, coffeemaker, hairdryer, and expanded cable including HBO. 9 Wedgewood Drive,  Asheville NC 28806, 828-670-8800, 877-354-8800. $ Budget.

Rodeway Inn -Asheville: Each room offers micro-fridge, pillow top mattresses, hairdryer, coffeemaker, high speed wireless internet, 37 inch LCD TV and expanded cable. 8 Crowell Road, Asheville NC 28806, 877-577-8737. $ Budget.

Sleep Inn -Biltmore: Pet-friendly. Near Biltmore Estate entrance in historic Biltmore Village. Fee continental breakfast, complimentary high speed wireless Internet.117 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC 28803; 828-277-1800.

Sleep Inn Biltmore West: Rooms with pillow top mattresses, microfridge, fitness center, business center, free high-speed wireless Internet, free hot breakfast each morning. 1918 Old Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806; 828-670-7600, 866-901-1033.

Springhill Suites by Marriott -Asheville: Studio suites offering separate areas for eating, sleeping, working and relaxing. All suites come complete with a mini-fridge, microwave, sink and coffeemaker, a large well-lit work area, free high speed wired and wireless internet access, 100% smoke free facility. Indoor hot tub and heated pool and complimentary hot and healthy breakfast buffet.2 Buckstone Place, Asheville NC 28805. 828-253-4666, 888-287-9400.

Super 8 -Asheville Biltmore: 55 rooms with contemporary feel. 180 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-505-4648. $

The Residences at Biltmore: Luxury all-suite hotel is nestled on top of a hill cradled by old-growth hardwood trees, just outside the gates of the Biltmore Estate. One, two and three-bedroom suites. Property amenities include heated outdoor pool, hot tub and fire-pit, and fitness facility. 700 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville NC 28803, 828-350-8000, 866-433-5594.

Value Place:  Extended stay hotel that offers affordable, clean and secure, temporary lodging with  low weekly rates, rigorous cleanliness standards, total commitment to comfort and privacy. 40 Monte Vista Road, Asheville NC 28806, 828-418-1400.


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