North Carolina’s brewery scene has been on the rise for several years, and the state now boasts the most significant number of craft breweries in the American South, with more than 260 breweries and brewpubs spread around the state. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
1.Raleigh Brewing Company
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Raleigh Brewing Company is Wake County’s third largest production brewery and produces over 4,500 bottles of handcrafted brews a year that embrace the rich heritage of the City of Oaks. Featuring a 20bbl and 3bbl brewhouse and a spacious taproom with 32 taps, the locally owned and operated brewery a beer-lover’s haven with a 144-tap North Carolina bar on the lower level, along with a high-end spirits bar, a 222-tap domestic and import bar on the main level, and a small rooftop bar with around 12 taps and fantastic views. Owned by Kristie Nystedt, the ¬first woman to own a brewery in the state of North Carolina, Raleigh Brewing Company has become the biggest brick and mortar homebrew supply shop on the East Coast and continues to grow from strength to strength.
3709 Neil St, Raleigh, NC 27607, Phone: 919-400-9086
2.Bear Creek Brews
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Bear Creek Brews is a nano-brewery that began as a home brewing hobby 12 years ago and developed into the favorite brew-making establishment it is today. Founded with the goal of increasing beer appreciation by offering a wealth of excellent beer choices, Bear Creek Brews produces a range of handcrafted beers made from fresh locally sourced ingredients such as American malts, hops, and yeast. Created in small batches to ensure that every bottle or keg is fresh and delicious, signature beers include Honey Pale Ale, Dirty Blonde Ale, Scotch Ale, Witbier, Joy’s Blonde Ale, ESB, Alt, and Kolsch, among others.
10538 NC-902, Bear Creek, NC 27207, Phone: 919-200-3930
3.Bhramari Brewing Company
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Named after the world’s first word for black bees and the Hindu Goddess of bees, Bhramari Brewing Company is a locally owned and operated brewery that is globally infused, culinary-inspired, and experimental at its heart. Located in the acclaimed South Slope District of Asheville Breweries, Bhramari Brewing Company produces beers that are balanced and drinkable, such as the flagship IPA, Lorelai and the Good Fight Sour Pale Ale, Molly’s Lips Black Gose, and Painted Fortune. The gastropub also serves a menu of creative cuisine such as gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, hearty entrées and decadent desserts, and hosts events and functions throughout the year.
101 S Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-214-7981
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4.Big Boss Brewing Company
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Big Boss Brewing Company was founded in 2006 as a collaboration between UNC graduate, Geoff Lamb, and Brewmaster Brad Wynn, who boasts more than 12 of brewing experience including successes with Victory, Wild Goose, and Native Brewing Companies. Located on Wicker Drive in Raleigh, the laid-back brewery focuses on producing a range of flavorful and tasty beers in different styles, including year-round brews like Hell's Belle Belgian Blonde, Bad Penny Brown Ale, Angry Angel Kolsch Style Ale, Blanco Diablo Wit Ale, and High Roller IPA. Seasonal brews include Aces & Ates Coffee Stout, Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale, Big Operator Belgian Black Raspberry, Sack Time Amber Rye and Monkey Bizz-ness Belgian Style Ale. The brewery offers brewery tours every second Saturday of each month, which includes sample beers.
1249 Wicker Dr, Raleigh, NC 27604, Phone: 919-834-0045
5.Brevard Brewing Company
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Brevard Brewing Company is a laid-back, arty microbrewery with a tasting room offering house-made craft beers and live music. Owner and brewer Kyle Williams opened the brewery in downtown Brevard to tap into the community’s thirst for craft beer, which it has done with great success ever since. Located between Kiwi Gelato and Brevard Delicatessen on the Main Street, the brewery offers will be five beers on draft, including an American IPA, an American red ale, an American premium lager, a Munich Dunkel and the flagship brew, Bohemian pilsner, a lower-alcohol brew inspired by European-style lagers. Brevard Brewing Co.is, open Thursday through Sunday and hosts, live music and other artistic events throughout the month.
63 E Main St, Brevard, NC 28712, Phone: 828-885-2101
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6.Broomtail Craft Brewery
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Broomtail Craft Brewery founded by husband and wife team, Barry and Lisa Owings in 2014 through a passion for brewing and with the intent of developing and producing high quality, delicious beer. The warm and welcoming brewery has a tiny taproom and some outdoor space, which makes for a cozy spot in which to taste some of the excellent brews, which boast an equine theme, like the Hay Bale Ale, Moe Beer, Rappe Imperial Stout, Red Roan, Acerbic Ecstasy, and Elysium Bier de Garde. Broomtail Craft Brewery beers can be tasted and purchased in the taproom or can be found in various bars, bottle shops and breweries around town.
6404 Amsterdam Way, Wilmington, NC 28405, Phone: 910-264-1369
7.Brown Truck Brewery
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Founded by two friends with a combined passion for brewing and love for making beer, Brown Truck Brewery opened to the public in 2016 and has a been a friendly community gathering spot and award-winning brewery ever since. Located in the Uptown district of High Point, the brewery is a community gathering spot with nationally award-winning beer and a friendly, relaxed vibe. Brown Truck features a 10-bbl. Brewing system and all brews are sold on the premises, along with a selection of outsourced cider and wine. Signature beers include No. 4 Saison, No. 10 American Light Lager, No. 14 IPA, No. 19 Belgian Wit, No. 47 Fainting Goat Spirits Saison, all of which can be tasted at the brewery in the taproom and purchased in various bars and restaurants around the state.
1234 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262, Phone: 336-886-1234
8.Catawba Brewing Company
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Catawba Brewing Company is a locally owned and operated brewery and tasting room in downtown Morganton that produces a variety of ales and seasonal beers on tap. The 30-barrel Sprinkman brewhouse produces nine flagship beers and has a second brewery and tasting room in the South Slope area of Asheville where a 7-bbl brewery makes small batches of brews, and the barrel-aging program is housed. There is also a conveniently located tasting room in Asheville’s Biltmore Village, and a third 10-bbl brewery and tasting room in the Plaza-Midwood area of Charlotte. Signature beers include year-round brews such as Hopness Monster, Farmer Ted, White Zombie, and Mother Trucker, while specialty and limited releases include Festbier, Friki Tiki, Drum Circle Haze, and Astral Bootie Beer.
212 S Green St, Morganton, NC 28655, Phone: 828-430-6883
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9.Check Six Brewing Company
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Check Six Brewing Company is an aviation-themed brewery in North Carolina's Brunswick Islands that offers a range of freshly-brewed and handcrafted beer to this sleepy coastal town for the first time. The brewery features a cozy tasting room decorated with the signature World War I aviation accessories, including walls adorned with World War II paraphernalia and a bar in the shape of a top wing of a biplane. The beers also run with the theme, boasting names of famous WWI aces, planes or personalities, such as the Harley Pope Imperial Porter, named for pilot Harley Pope who crashed his plane in the Cape Fear River in 1919; the Flying Circus Coconut Hefeweizen, named for the Red Baron and his crazy comrades; and Dugan’s Chocolate Stout, a brew named for an Irish-American pilot.
5130 Southport-Supply Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461, Phone: 910-477-9280
10.D9 Brewing Company
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Located in the Lake Norman town of Cornelius, North Carolina, the D9 Brewing Company features a 12,000 square foot production brewing and packaging facility that produces 15 draft beers that can be sampled and purchased in the modern taproom, seven days a week. D9 Brewing Company was started by two engineers and a doctor with a mission to offer the community a range of exciting and original crafted ales, and since the launch of their Taming Wild Beasts® in 2017, to become the leading producer of wild fermented beer in the southeastern United States. Other signature beers produced by the brewery include year-round essentials such as Swell Rider, Tangerine Session IPA, Brown Sugar Brown Cow, and Mocha Brown Ale, and sour ales like Viking, Scottish-Style Sour Ale, Whiskers, and Blonde Sour Ale.
11138 Treynorth Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031, Phone: 704-457-9368
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11.Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
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Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery is a small packaging microbrewery in Farmville, North Carolina that was founded in 2004 and specializes in producing delicious, full flavored dark beers. All Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery features a 20-barrel brewhouse and all brewing, packaging, warehousing, and shipping are done at the facility in Farmville. The tasting room is located at the brewery and offers a range of diverse styles of beer that are produced at the brewery, including Milk Stout, Amber Ale, Brown Ale, and Hoppy Bunny ABA and can be enjoyed in pints, imperial pints, flights, and samples from the four-tap rotation. Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery is open Thursday through Saturdays, throughout the year.
4519 W Pine St, Farmville, NC 27828, Phone: 252-753-7745
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Flytrap Brewing is a community-centered neighborhood brewery and gathering spot in the port city of Wilmington, which boasts a vibrant history and burgeoning craft beer scene. The dog-friendly brewery pays homage to the Venus Flytrap, whose only native habitat in the world is around Wilmington. The brewery specializes in American and Belgian style ales, and produces small-batch brews of fresh, and creative beers, ales, lagers, pilsners, and more, hosts a variety of events and functions every month, including art displays and exhibits, and live music. Food trucks make regular stops at the brewery where visitors can purchase fresh food.
319 Walnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401, Phone: 910-769-2881
13.Free Range Brewing
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Free Range Brewing is a family-owned and operated brewery in the NoDa neighborhood of Charlotte that has been the talk of the town since opening in 2016. Owned by brothers, Jeff and Jason Alexander, the business was born as a labor of love and has grown into one of the neighborhood’s go-to spots for great beer and food and a friendly, welcoming vibe. Boasting indoor and outdoor seating, the brewery produces a range of small-batch rotating brews that are available on tap and include My Fair Lady, a high-gravity IPA; Sea of Companions Oyster Stout; You’re Everything I Need, a Carolina Hoppy Sourdough; Jenny Lost in the Woods, a Carolina Saison; and Barracuda Bill’s, a pseudo-pilsner. Free Range Brewing’s taproom is open seven days a week at various hours.
2320 N Davidson St, Charlotte, NC 28205, Phone: 980-201-9096
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14.French Broad River Brewery
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French Broad River Brewery is a locally owned and operated brewery and tasting room in Asheville that offers homebrewed year-round and seasonal beers on tap, along with live music three nights a week. Founded in 2001 with the aim of creating traditional European style beers while keeping the unique flavor of the surrounding city, French Broad River Brewery is located on Fairview Road near Sweeten Creek and produces a range of beers that include offers six staples, year-round beers. Signature brews include the Wee-Heavy-Er Scotch Ale, Ryehopper, Anvil Porter, 13 Rebels ESB, and IPA, which are always on tap, along with an array of seasonal specialties, and frequently a beer on cask. The tasting room is open Monday through Sunday.
101 Fairview Rd # D, Asheville, NC 28803, Phone: 828-277-0222
15.Lazy Hiker Brewing Co.
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Inspired by the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains of North Carolina, Lazy Hiker Brewing Company is a locally owned and operated brewery in Franklin that takes its name from the nearby Appalachian Trail. Founded by a team with a passion for beer and a love of the great outdoors, Lazy Hiker Brewing is situated in Franklin’s former town hall and fire department and serves their range of delicious brews to hikers, locals and visitors alike. The 15 barrel brewhouse creates signature beers including Trail Mate Golden Ale, Slack Pack IPA, Wesser Evil Porter, Needmore Ale, Sunsplash Grapefruit IPA, Amblin’ Amber Ale, and Twentymile IPA.
188 W Main St, Franklin, NC 28734, Phone: 828-349-2337
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16.Mother Earth Brewing LLC
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Mother Earth Brewing is a green-conscious craft brewery located in Kinston, North Carolina that features a solar-powered taproom, drinks-only beer garden, and a lively, welcoming ambiance. Founded in late 2008 by owners Stephen Hill and Trent Mooring, the brewery currently produces four different styles of beer in bottles with labels featuring Eastern North Carolina scenes that reflect what it's like to live in Eastern North Carolina and painted by local Eastern North Carolina artist Dinah Sylivant. Mother Earth Brewing signature beers include an India Pale Ale called Sisters of the Moon; a Belgian Wit beer called Weeping Willow Wit, a Kolsch-style ale called Endless River; and a Munich-style Dunkel lager called Dark Cloud. The brewery also offers two beers available only in cans, namely a Hefeweizen called Sunny Haze, and a Pale Ale called Second Wind.
311 N Herritage St, Kinston, NC 28501, Phone: 252-208-2437
17.NoDa Brewing Company
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NoDa Brewing Company is a laid-back barroom overlooking a local brewery that offers free tours and periodic live music. Based in the historic 2921 North Tryon building which dates back to the late 1930s, craft brewery features a 60-barrel brewing system and produces 25,000 barrels per year in a variety of styles, ranging from pale ales and porters to lagers and stouts. Brewmaster Chad Henderson has expanded the brewery not only in size but in the number of unforgettable beers he brews, including flagship brews like the World Beer Cup-winning Hop, Drop ‘n Roll, NoDa’s Gorgeous Pumpkin Ale with fresh pumpkin, cardamom, and shaved ginger root, and the New England–style IPA,” Good Will Hoppings.
2921 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28206, Phone: 704-900-6851
18.One World Brewing
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One World Brewing is a local brewery with two locations in Asheville that offer flagship beers, unique offerings, and craft cocktails. Initially established in the heart of downtown Asheville in 2014, the brewery has just opened a second location in the West Asheville neighborhood with a 10-barrel brewhouse and accompanying taproom boasting a full circular bar. The West Asheville brewery features a large outdoor area lush greener, stonework, and yard games, live music in the evenings, and rotating food trucks on the weekends and there is free parking in the back off Allen Street. One World Brewing West is open seven days a week from noon to midnight.
10 Patton Ave #002, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-785-5580
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19.Pig Pounder Brewery
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The Pig Pounder Brewery is a local microbrewery specializing in the production of authentic British beers, including varieties like an English Dark Mild, an Extra Special Bitter, and a classic Milk Stout, for local venues around the city. Visitors can enjoy guided tours around the brewery, learning about the history of the facility and the production of craft beer along the way, as well as get to taste some of the brewery’s best products in the state-of-the-art interactive tasting room. Pig Pounder Brewery produces year-round brews such as Mild Mud, Plain Pig, and Boar Brown, as well as seasonal beers like Punk Piggy and Barbie Swine. Pig Pounder Brewery is open Tuesday through Sunday and is closed on Mondays.
1107 Grecade St., Greensboro, NC 27408, Phone: 336-553-1290
20.Ass Clown Brewing Company
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Boasting the largest selection of any brewery in the region with over 200 rotating beers on tap and by the bottle, Ass Clown Brewing Company is the place to go for popular and off-the-beaten-track brews. Growing from a garage setup to a fully operating brewery, the brewery uses a nine-barrel system that produces up to three different beers at once with an ever-changing list of beers in a variety of flavors and styles. The fun, laid-back taproom offers over 30 rotating taps of various styles, ranging from amber, pale, and blonde to brown, porter and imperials, and is open for tasting seven days a week.
10620 Bailey Rd E, Cornelius, NC 28031, Phone: 980-505-0399
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21.Satulah Mountain Brewing Company
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Situated in the heart of Highlands, North Carolina, Satulah Mountain Brewing Co. produces premium craft beer inspired by the spectacular and wild natural beauty of the local landscapes. Opened in 2014, Satulah Mountain Brewing Co. began brewing 15 gallons of beer at a time before expanding to a 25-gallon brewing capacity, and recently a seven-barrel brewhouse with a 60-barrel fermentation capacity. Signature beers include Cullahaza IPA, Sunset Saison or Graham Cracker Nut Brown Ale, which are available on tap in the tasting room and cans at various outlets around the city. Satulah Mountain Brewing Company hosts several events and functions throughout the month, including tastings, launches and live music.
454 Carolina Way, Highlands, NC 28741, Phone: 828-482-9794
22.Triple C Brewing Company
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Triple C Brewing Company is a dog-friendly neighborhood brewpub that produces and sells a range of handcrafted beers and ales in cozy, industrial-style digs. Named for the three owners, Chris H, Chris M and Christina M, each of whom handles different aspects of the brewery’s operations, Triple C Brewing Company is located the corner of Fairwood and Griffith in South End, Charlotte and features a brewery, taproom, and a friendly, welcoming ambiance. Signature brews include a Light Rail Pale Ale, Smoked Amber, and a Roasty Stout, which can be sampled and purchased at the taproom and various outlets throughout the city. Other favorite beers offered include Baby Maker, Golden Boy, Grill Friend, 3C, Liquid Hug, Crane City, and Runner’s High.
2900 Griffith St, Charlotte, NC 28203, Phone: 704-372-3212
23.Waterline Brewing Co.
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Located in a historic 1940s-era warehouse beneath the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge on Surry Street, Waterline Brewing Co. is a local brewery that produces a range of excellent handcrafted brews. Based in a rehabilitated section of the old Jacobi Hardware warehouse, interiors feature original concrete floors and rough-cut heart pine beams, maintaining the ambiance of the 1930s and 1940s era in which the warehouse was built. Waterline Brewing Co. features a state-of-the-art steam-fired five-barrel system that produces six flagship ales, including classic IPA, Pale, Red, Oatmeal Stout, Waterline Kolsch, and Tripel, along with several seasonals and exclusive releases.
721 Surry St, Wilmington, NC 28401, Phone: 910-777-5599
24.Wilmington Brewing Company
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Located in the heart of Wilmington, the Wilmington Brewing Company has grown from a small homebrew shop to a massive 11,800 square foot facility with a 3bbl and 25bbl brewery, tasting room, and a homebrew supply store. Owned and operated by John and Michelle Savard, the brewery produces a line of taps that include an extra pale ale, an India pale ale, a porter and seasonal Saison brews. Signature beers range from Tropical Lightning IPA, Blair’s Breakfast Stout, Sneaky Goose Double IPA, Damn Good Brown Porter, American Amber Ale, and Lemon Ginger Saison.
824 S Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403, Phone: 910-392-3315
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- Raleigh Brewing Company, Photo: Raleigh Brewing Company
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- Bhramari Brewing Company, Photo: Bhramari Brewing Company
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- Brevard Brewing Company, Photo: Brevard Brewing Company
- Broomtail Craft Brewery, Photo: Broomtail Craft Brewery
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- Catawba Brewing Company, Photo: Catawba Brewing Company
- Check Six Brewing Company, Photo: Check Six Brewing Company
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- Mother Earth Brewing LLC, Photo: Mother Earth Brewing LLC
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- Pig Pounder Brewery, Photo: Pig Pounder Brewery
- Ass Clown Brewing Company, Photo: Ass Clown Brewing Company
- Satulah Mountain Brewing Company, Photo: Satulah Mountain Brewing Company
- Triple C Brewing Company, Photo: Triple C Brewing Company
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- Wilmington Brewing Company, Photo: Wilmington Brewing Company
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More Ideas in NC: The Cedar Crest Inn
Located a mile south of downtown Asheville, NC and just a short stroll away from the famous Biltmore Estate, the Cedar Crest Inn is an inviting bed and breakfast that offers a comfortable retreat. Set on a meticulously manicured property with beautiful gardens, the Inn features traditional bed and breakfast accommodations, delicious home cooked cuisine, and modern conveniences.
The Cedar Crest Inn is ideally located for exploring the delights of Asheville and the Biltmore Village. The Inn is a mile away from an array of restaurants, cafés, shops, galleries, and museums and four miles away from The Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Cedar Crest Inn offers a range of accommodations from comfortable guestrooms and suites to private cabins, cottages and guest houses.
Named after the second owner of the manor house, Arthur F. Reese, the A. Reese Study Room features a comfortable queen-size bed and a second twin sleigh day bed, a full master bathroom with claw foot tub iron and shower combination and a half bathroom in the entrance hallway. This suite is located on the ground floor of the main house and enjoys its own private entrance. The A. Reese Study Room also has access to a study/sitting room next door, which features plush reading chairs, sofa, and a cozy fireplace.
Located on the second floor of the main house, the Eastlake Room is a large sunny room with a queen-size bed, a private bathroom with a Victorian claw foot tub with bath/shower combination and a cozy gas fireplace.
Named for its romantic Juliet window balcony, the Romeo and Juliet Room is set on the second floor of the main house and offers a delightful room with queen-size bed, antique vanity and private water closet with a stall shower and toilet.
Sunny and bright, the William Breese Room is named after the home’s original owner and builder and features a beautiful canopy queen-size bed, a cozy gas fireplace and a private bathroom with a shower stall and pedestal sink.
The glorious Queen Anne Bedroom is located at the rear of the main house and features a king-size bed, Victorian-style décor, and a gas fireplace. A private bathroom has an antique cast iron tub, and shower combination and the spacious room has a stunning dramatic draped ceiling.
Located on the second floor of the main house, the Garden Room offers lovely views over the rear gardens, a queen-size, four-poster bed, and a private bathroom with a Victorian claw foot tub with shower combination.
The Page Bedroom is set on the third floor and can accommodate up to three people with a king-size bed, a twin roll-away bed, and a private bathroom with a stall shower and pedestal sink.
The Tower Bedroom offers extra levels of privacy with a separate entrance foyer leading into the bedroom, which has a large turret bathroom with a cast iron, claw foot tub, and hand-held shower. The bedroom features a king-size bed and a twin size roll-away bed and can accommodate up to three people.
The Celebration Suite boasts two sunny rooms connected by a private foyer and shared bathroom a jetted tub/shower combination. The first bedroom has a king-size bed, reading chair, television and lovely views of the rear gardens, while the second bedroom faces the front of the house and offers a queen-size bed, reading chair, and television.
The wonderfully secluded Serenity Suite enjoys a large private veranda and separate entrance on the garden level of the mansion. A spacious sitting room features a romantic love seat, full-size sleeper sofa, mini fridge, and coffee-maker, while the bedroom has a king-size bed, a gas fireplace, and a private bathroom with a jetted bathtub and rain shower.
For those wanting privacy and seclusion, the Inn has fully furnished and equipped guest cabins, cottages, and houses that can accommodate up to six guests. These luxurious lodgings feature multiple bedrooms with double, queen or king-sized beds, private bathrooms with walk-in showers and cast iron bathtubs, spacious living and dining areas with plush décor, fireplaces, and dining tables and chairs. Fully equipped kitchens contain all the appliances and utensils needed for comfortable holiday living, and front and rear porches and verandas are ideal for relaxing with a book. Modern amenities abound, including flat screen televisions, mini fridges, coffee makers, telephones and complimentary wireless Internet.
The Cedar Crest Inn offers a variety of premium amenities, including a three-course gourmet breakfast, free parking, reception and concierge services, and complimentary wireless Internet.
Guests staying at the Cedar Crest Inn are treated to a delicious three-course gourmet breakfast every morning, which includes hot and cold selections, freshly brewed coffee and teas and fresh fruit. The Inn does not serve dinner, however, there are several excellent restaurants within walking distance of the Inn.
The Cedar Crest Inn offers elegant and effortless small wedding and elopement packages from private, intimate ceremonies for two, to wedding parties for up to 150 guests. Customized wedding packages include luxury accommodation at the hotel, private ceremonies in a variety of indoor and outdoor venues, and wedding planners to help with all the details.
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674 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC28803, Phone: 828-252-1389
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More Ideas in NC: Haywood Park Hotel
The Haywood Park Hotel in NC is a stylish all-suite boutique hotel set in a former 1923 department store in the heart of Asheville. Located within a short walk of Asheville’s social and cultural scene, the hotel offers 33 elegant suites equipped with sitting areas with pull-out sofas, kitchenettes with mini fridges, en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool tubs and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions and iPod docking stations. Grand suites are the ultimate in luxury with over 1200 square meters of space and breathtaking views over downtown Asheville. First class hotel amenities include a 24-hour fitness center and a business center, free wireless Internet and valet parking, as well as a casual café and bistro that serves regional cuisine for lunch and dinner seven days a week.
The Haywood Park Hotel 33 beautifully appointed guest suites, including three Grand Suites, with elegant décor and comfortable furnishings, modern amenities and glorious views over downtown Asheville. Suites feature spacious sitting areas with pull-out sofas, fully equipped kitchenettes with mini fridges, Keurig® coffee makers, and wet bars with sinks, en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool tubs and walk-in showers, and signature Gilchrist & Soames bath products. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions, iPod docking stations, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet.
Guest Suites range in size from 475 to 770 square feet and feature queen or king-size beds in luxury linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, garden tubs, single vanities, thick towels and bathrobes, and signature Gilchrist & Soames bath products. Spacious sitting areas have foldout sofa beds for additional guests and lovely views. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions, iPod docking stations, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet.
Grand Suites boast over 1200 square meters of space and feature magnificent California king-size beds in luxurious linens, and master en-suite bathrooms with freestanding showers, large soaking tubs, and separate bidets and water closets. Grand Suites have airy sitting rooms with fold-out sofa beds for additional guests, plush arm chairs, and amenity cabinets with wet bars and sinks, mini-refrigerators, and Keurig® coffee makers. Other conveniences include iHome™ docking stations, and complimentary bottled water, flat-screen televisions, iPod docking stations, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet.
Isa's Bistro serves lunch and dinner seven days a week, with seasonally inspired menus featuring innovative dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients that celebrate the freshness of Western North Carolina's seasonal harvest. Isa's Bistro also serves hearty brunch every Sunday. The Haywood Park Café is located in the Haywood Park Atrium and serves delicious breakfast and lunch items, seven days a week, in a comfortable, atmosphere.
Amenities and Recreation
The Haywood Park Hotel offers an array of amenities for guests to enjoy, ranging from a fully equipped fitness center, a 24-hour business center with printing and copying services, daily newspaper delivery, a glass of Champagne on arrival, and bell and evening turndown services.
The Haywood Park Hotel is located in the heart of Asheville which is surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and a short walk away from restaurants, bars and coffee shops, art galleries, music venues, and museums. Attractions include the Diana Wortham Theater, the Grove Arcade, the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, the Biltmore Estate and historic Biltmore Village, the St Lawrence Basilica, and the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway.
Located in the heart of the Pack Square Cultural District, home of Asheville's vibrant downtown arts scene, the Diana Wortham Theatre is an intimate theatre that presents a variety of live music, theatre and dance performances throughout the year. Boasting outstanding acoustics and views, the theatre is one of Western North Carolina’s premier performance spaces.
The Thomas Wolfe Memorial, also known as the Thomas Wolfe House, is famous for once being the home of 20th-century American literature giant, Thomas Wolfe. Situated in the Downtown Asheville Historic District, the Victorian period house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1971 and is one of American literature’s most famous landmarks today
Established to rejuvenate the once famous weaving and woodworking complex of Biltmore Industries, Grovewood Gallery is home to an exceptional collection of traditional and contemporary crafts by more than 500 artists from around the United States. Merging historical Old World charm with traditional arts and crafts, the gallery has become known as one of the top retailers of fine American craft in the country.
One Battery Park Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801, Phone: 828-252-2522
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More Ideas in NC: The Franklin Hotel
Situated in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill on the historic Franklin Street, The Franklin Hotel is a luxury Curio Collection Hotel by Hilton that offers an ideal spot for enjoying the sights and sounds of the city. Located just a few blocks away from the University of North Carolina, the hotel offers contemporary accommodations, gourmet cuisine, and first-class amenities, including a fully equipped fitness center, flexible meeting space for meetings, events, and weddings for up to 200 guests and in-room spa services.
A sought-after retreat on the historic Franklin Street in the heart of this buzzing city, this stylish hotel enjoys close proximity to a variety of restaurants, bars, shops and attractions in downtown Chapel Hill.
Recognized as the vibrant hub of Chapel Hill, Franklin Street is home to numerous bustling coffee shops, sidewalk cafes and restaurants, galleries, museums, music venues, and bars. Many attractions are within walking distance of the hotel, and a complimentary car service is available for those slightly further afield, such as the North Carolina Botanical Garden, Ackland Art Museum and Horace Williams House.
The Franklin Hotel Chapel Hill offers an appealing selection of guest rooms and suites, ranging from pristine standard guest rooms to the ultra-opulent Presidential Suites.
Standard guest rooms are spacious and light and feature contemporary decor and modern conveniences. The stylishly designed rooms offer king or queen-size beds with 1000-thread count Egyptian cotton linens, en-suite bathrooms bath/shower combinations and organic spa shower products and comfortable living areas with refrigerator/freezers and Keurig coffee makers. Every room is equipped modern amenities including HDTVs with surround-sound, complimentary wireless Internet and private balconies with beautiful views over the bustling Franklin Street or tranquil university campus.
Luxury suites are designed with comfort and productivity in mind with separate bedroom and living areas and private balconies with stunning city views. Bedrooms feature queen-size beds with 1000-thread count Egyptian cotton linens, en-suite bathrooms bath/shower combinations and organic spa shower products and spacious living areas with comfy sofas, coffee tables, refrigerator/freezers and Keurig coffee makers. Modern amenities in the suites include HDTVs with surroundsound and complimentary wireless Internet
Opulent Presidential Suites take luxury to new heights with large spacious living areas, separate bedroom with king-size beds in 1000-thread count Egyptian cotton linens and an extra queen-size sleeper sofa, and en-suite bathrooms bath/shower combinations and organic spa shower products. Beautifully designed living spaces are ideal for entertaining and feature in-room food/beverage centers with mini fridges and coffee makers and private balconies boast spectacular city views.
Accessible Rooms enjoy the same features as the standard guest rooms and suites, as well as extra facilities to accommodate special needs, such as extra clearance on all doorways and roll-in showers.
Every room feature air conditioning, alarm clock radios with MP3 connections, LCD flat panel televisions with HD cable channels, surround sound systems, in-room safes, coffee makers with gourmet coffee and teas, hair dryers, mini fridges, and iron and ironing boards. Other guest amenities include daily newspaper delivery, wireless high-speed Internet, and remote printing.
There are several inviting restaurants at The Franklin Hotel Chapel Hill that offer a range of cuisine from healthy light bites to hearty meals.
Roberts Lounge offers a tempting bistro menu of casual fare from traditional flatbread pizzas to beef burgers, alongside handcrafted cocktails, craft beers and fine wines, which can be enjoyed in front of a crackling fireplace or on the outdoor patio.
Windows Restaurant serves delicious hot, cooked-to-order breakfasts every morning, including egg dishes, Belgian waffles, homemade granola, yogurt and fruit, as well as a selection of freshly baked bread, and pastries.
This Curio Collection Hilton hotel offers an array of facilities and amenities for guests to use. Business amenities include the use of a 24-hour business center with photocopying, printing, and fax services, audiovisual equipment rental, and express mail services.
Family services include babysitting services, children's activities, menus and video rental, high chairs, and cribs, while general services for additional comfort and convenience range from baggage storage, complimentary beverages, laundry and valet services, local area transportation, a newsstand with daily newspaper delivery, and multi-lingual staff.
An onsite fitness center offers a range of state-of-the-art equipment, including free weights, cardio machines, treadmills and stationary bikes to keep fit during your stay.
Franklin Hotel Chapel Hill has a range of unique spaces for a variety of events from business meetings to weddings from the elegant Gallery to the stylish Roberts Lounge. Four flexible function spaces can cater for up to 200 guests, including the Windows Restaurant, Roberts Lounge, and the Gallery, audiovisual equipment is available for use and a dedicated Meeting and Events Coordinator provides a wealth of expertise in handling all events.
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311 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, Phone: 919-442-9000
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