Wondering where to stay in Asheville, NC? Below, find downtown Asheville hotels, Bed & breakfasts, resorts, and so much more.
If you are headed to Asheville and looking for places to stay in the city, we got you!
Whether you are craving those mountain luxury resorts, historic Bed & breakfasts, quaint inns, or downtown Asheville hotels, you’ll find something for everyone in every price range.
Many of these places to stay in Asheville are pet-friendly. We’ll talk amenities along with things to do nearby each AVL accommodation. Find boutique hotels and suites, too.
Below, explore some of the top recommended places to stay in Asheville that we, our friends and family, and/or other travelers most love. Where should you stay in Asheville? Let’s get started!
**Please remember that B&Bs and hotels in Asheville tend to book up quickly, especially in the fall, spring, and around holidays. Make dinner reservations wherever you can, as well.
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Places To Stay In Downtown Asheville
If you are looking to stay in downtown Asheville, the Aloft Asheville Downtown is newly renovated as of 2020.
A Marriot hotel, we’ve worked with Aloft — such as showcasing Cultivated Cocktails mixing kits on their new Ledge. We’ve also taken multiple tours of their renovation process.
You’ll love the vibrant local murals, updated rooms, and sprawling public areas. Aloft hosts live music, has a sleek bar with selfie mirrors, and a patio space that overlooks bustling downtown AVL.
Did we mention there is a rooftop pool overlooking the mountains? This downtown Asheville hotel is gorgeous, modern, and clean.
You’ll find Chestnut and Double D’s across the street. Look for the Daydreamer mural and Marked Tree Vineyard Tasting Room — one of Asheville’s delicious wine bars — on Biltmore Ave. Book an Aloft stay here.
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Another gorgeous place to stay in Asheville, don’t miss The Foundry Hotel. Our friends frequent this hotel for work.
You might also know them for Benne on Eagle, with their famous Appalachia-style menu and eatery inspired by “The Block.”
The Foundry also makes craft libations in their lounge and the property exudes elegance and character.
Plus, The Foundry also gives a nod to Asheville’s industrial history and is located close to all that downtown Asheville has to offer.
Close to Aloft, you can quickly walk to one of Asheville’s delicious breweries like Bharmari Brewing or Wicked Weed.
We love heading over to DoubleTree in downtown Asheville for drinks and grub at one of the best rooftop bars in Asheville, The Montford Rooftop Bar.
Here you’ll have gorgeous views of Asheville, especially its Historic Montford neighborhood.
With free breakfast and Wi-Fi, you’ll have access to the pool and 24-hour fitness center. This hotel is conveniently located near the historic Grove Arcade.
More Popular Downtown Asheville Hotels
- AC Hotel By Marriott Downtown Asheville – A downtown Asheville, pet-friendly hotel with views, these guys are located on Broadway Street in a central location.
- Hotel Indigo – Located on Haywood Street, you are only three minutes away from the Thomas Wolfe Memorial. This pretty and modern hotel has an on-site restaurant and bar as well as hardwood floors in all of the rooms.
- Cambria Hotel – Located on Page Ave. with Cultivated Cocktails and across from the Grove Arcade, this is the perfect downtown Asheville hotel if you have an event at the US Cellular Center. Don’t miss dinner at Asheville Proper.
- Haywood Park Hotel – In the heart of downtown Asheville, enjoy a complimentary breakfast, free Champagne upon arrival, and free Wi-Fi at this boutique Asheville hotel. Don’t miss Isa’s French Bistro, a fabulous downtown Asheville breakfast spot or go-to for weekend AVL brunch.
- The Windsor Boutique Hotel – Built in 1907, this boutique luxury hotel is also a Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice award-winning downtown Asheville accommodation.
Just landed in Asheville? Don’t miss our AVL Guide For What To Do Next.
Where To Stay In Asheville
Although this hotel is on busy Brevard Road – NC-191 – across from the Asheville Outlets, it’s one of our favorites before moving to Asheville.
They have a small outdoor patio with a fire pit and a bar, free Wi-Fi, free parking, and a pool.
Clean, updated, and in the middle of everything, you can easily access downtown AVL, Biltmore, and the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP). The North Carolina Arboretum and Bent Creek Experimental Forest are right here, too.
Plus, grab a quick breakfast or lunch to-go with tons of food options at your hotel’s door. We are obsessed with grinders at the nearby Apollo Flame Bistro. Don’t miss burritos at Papas & Beer. Book your stay now.
An Autograph Collection Hotel, the Grand Bohemian is perfect if you want to stay in Biltmore Village. Biltmore Village is full of shopping, restaurants, and satellite breweries.
Biltmore Estate is also right there, and the property is about three miles from the heart of downtown Asheville.
More Places To Stay Around Asheville
- The Residences At Biltmore – If you are looking for more places to stay in Asheville’s Biltmore Village, find studios and 1-3 bedroom suites in this ‘aparthotel.’
- Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park – Craving more shopping and restaurants outside of downtown? This Hilton is located in Biltmore Park Town Square, perfect for added entertainment.
- Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Asheville Westgate, NC – Located right off of the highway, this sleek and clean and hotel was our pick to close on our Asheville home.
If you love hiking, don’t miss our Master List Of Not-To-Miss Asheville Hikes.
Resorts & Biltmore Accommodations
Did you know that F. Scott Fitzgerald stayed at the Grove Park Inn while Zelda sought help at Highland Hospital?
The Grove Park Inn opened in 1913. Afflicted with numerous illnesses, Grove’s doctors recommended moving to Asheville where he completed the Inn a few decades after Biltmore. Grove was famous for selling quinine to prevent malaria.
Today, the Grove Park Inn is more like the adult Disney World of that luxury mountain lifestyle.
Located in North Asheville, we frequent this breathtaking and historic Asheville resort for drinks, dinners, and to meet up with friends and guests.
You might know of the Grove Park Inn for its infamous sunsets that you can see from aptly named Sunset Terrace.
We highly recommend a fancy dinner here or lighter fare and delicious seasonal cocktails at the Edison (our favorite).
Grove Park Inn also hosts a yearly gingerbread competition and houses a luxury spa. You can golf and enjoy their indoor or outdoor pools.
The Omni Grove Park Inn is especially perfect for romantic getaways or if you are craving a mountain retreat. Book Your Well-Deserved Vacation At The Omni Grove Park Inn.
Many visitors love to stay on the Biltmore Estate — American’s largest home and former home of George and Edith Vanderbilt.
We have been Biltmore annual passholders for years. We cannot recommend Biltmore enough for wine, history, dining, and gentle hiking trails. Yes, that Biltmore ticket price is worth it!
The Village Hotel is centrally located on the property with moderate prices and spa access. The amenities are plentiful, and The Village Hotel has a pool. This is the Biltmore hotel that you see next to the winery in Antler Hill Village.
The Inn On Biltmore Estate is a luxury 4-star hotel and costs more than The Village Hotel. This Asheville resort is perfect if you are looking for world-class dining and spa treatments.
AAA, Forbes Travel Guide, Travel + Leisure, and Condé Nast also love-up on this Asheville accommodation.
The Inn also has the most conveniences including those coveted mountain views. A fun fact is that each suite is named after one of George Vanderbilt’s friends or relatives. Book The Inn here.
Don’t miss our Complete Guide To Biltmore Estate as annual passholders.
Asheville’s Bed & Breakfasts
Located in the Historic Montford neighborhood, this charming Asheville Bed & Breakfast offers a 3-course breakfast and live music on Saturdays.
The Inn is about one mile from downtown and has a small fridge, fireplace, and TV in each room.
Many of our photographer friends shoot wedding pictures here, too. Parking is free, and the 1900 Inn on Montford is pet-friendly.
Nearby, don’t miss Riverside Cemetery — Thomas Wolfe and O. Henry are buried here.
A few more Asheville Bed & Breakfasts In Montford include:
- The 1899 Wright Inn & Carriage House – One mile from downtown with free parking, this Queen Anne Victorian Mansion has all of the old charms with modern amenities and a shared garden.
- The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast – One of Asheville’s longest operating inns, this 1898 pink lady Queen Anne/Georgian-style inn is also one of the first stops on Asheville’s historic trolley tours.
- Black Walnut B&B Inn – Designed and built by Richard Sharp-Smith — Biltmore’s supervising architect — in 1899, two of the eight rooms are pet-friendly. Close to downtown, they offer afternoon tea.
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Please note that the 1898 Waverly Inn is not in Asheville, but Hendersonville, NC — which is about 40-minutes away from AVL.
We wanted to drop this one on the list because we loved staying here while we were Asheville house hunting.
A gorgeous Bed and Breakfast, the rooms and bathrooms might be a little small, but it’s so sweet. We loved the friendly and knowledgeable hosts.
The Waverly Inn offers an early evening happy hour with local bevies, free parking, and of course, breakfast. They also accommodated our lactose and gluten food intolerances.
For Hendersonville breweries, head to D9 for sours and Triskelion for delicious Ambers.
Hendersonville boasts of Stone Ashe and Point Lookout Vineyards.
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