Albemarle Inn, Asheville, North Carolina

The only AAA four diamond bed and breakfast in Asheville

Albemarle Inn has graciously hosted guests for over fifty years, including the Hungarian composer Bela Bartok, who composed his Third Piano Concerto here in 1943, inspired by the mountain birdsong outside his window.

Located in a beautiful historic residential area, Albemarle Inn is a handsome Greek Revival mansion with high airy ceilings, polished oak paneling , and an exquisite carved oak stairway with unique circular landing and balcony. This distinguished inn is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Eleven spacious and comfortable guest rooms present romantic themes creating very special niches for its guests. Rooms provide modern amenities including private baths with tub/showers, TV, telephones, air conditioning, fluffy robes, hairdryers, exquisite amenities, award-winning breakfasts and evening refreshments served on the garden veranda or by the marble fireplace.

A delicious full breakfast is served at individual tables on the bright and airy sunporch or by the fireplace in the dining room where typical fare includes fresh fruit, chilled juice, delicate cream cheese stuffed French toast with sweet orange sauce and smoked sausage.

Graciously hosted by Lawrence and Catherine Sklar, the Albemarle Inn is the epitome of stately elegance and relaxed charm, where hospitality and service are the essence of the inn.

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Owners: Lawrence and Catherine Sklar
Open Since: 1981
We Accept: Mastercard, Visa, Discover and Diner's Club
Price Range: Check with owner as prices may vary
Inncentives™ Discount for InnSite Users: InnSite Discount - We offer 10-25% off stays of 3 nights or more from Sunday through Thursday. Please call us at (800) 621-7435 for availability and details.

No. of Rooms With Private Bath: 11

Location: In mountains

Amenities: Air conditioning, Telephone in room, Television in room, Fireplace in room, Antiques, Down comforters, Whirlpool/spa in-room, Canopy beds, Sitting room/library, Room service, Full breakfast, Guest refrigerator (filled), Balcony, Room with scenic view, Private porch, No smoking, Designated smoking, Children possible, Brass beds, In-room or on-deck coffee/tea service, Evening dessert/cordials/hors d'oeuvres and Discounts/specials available

Sight-Seeing: Museum, Art galleries and Historical site/district

Water Sports: Whitewater rafting

Other Sports: Golf, Tennis, Horseback riding and Bike rentals

Out In The Town: Antique shops/malls, Shopping district, Theatre, Concerts, Farmers market and Crafts

Out In Nature: Hiking trails, Parks, Gardens/arboretum and Nature preserves

Rides & Tours: Winery tours and City tours

Memberships: (* = organization inspected the inn, + = organization is PAAAC approved) + American Automobile Association (AAA) - 4 Diamonds, National Bed & Breakfast Association, National Register of Historic Places, Professional Association of Innkeepers International, + Select Registry (formerly Independent Innkeepers Association), * Asheville Bed and Breakfast Association

Area Attractions:
Biltmore Estate Mansion & Winery, Blue Ridge Parkway, Chimney Rock Park, Folk Arts Center, Biltmore Village, Mt. Mitchell, Wolf Laurel Ski Resort, White Water Rafting

These recreational facilities and attractions are all within few miles of Albemarle Inn.

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Albemarle Inn Contact Information

86 Edgemont Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28801-1544
United States
FAX: (828)236-3397
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Ratings & Reviews

4 stars (2 ratings)

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