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Top 5 Inns and Lodges near Asheville

Bliss Farm and Retreat

Photo of Bliss Farm & Retreat; photo credit to Ken Fine Photography.

Looking for a mountain get-a-way where you can enjoy both quiet mornings and the restaurant scene of Asheville, North Carolina? From historic guest suites to rustic cabin rentals, we list our favorite retreats near Asheville.

Remember to book early, especially on weekends and during the busy summer season!

Bent Creek Lodge

This rustic lodge 10 miles south of Asheville is uniquely located near the Blue Ridge Parkway’s best summit and waterfall trails. During your stay, you can savor a gourmet breakfast, warm fireplace and large porches surrounded by forest.

The 1900 Inn on Montford

This elegant and pet-friendly inn near downtown offers a 3-course breakfast, whirlpools and lodging in a beautiful carriage house. Each Saturday from 6 to 7 pm, refreshments are served with the inn’s private live music show featuring Asheville’s most talented musicians!

Sohum Mountain Healing Resort

Immerse yourself in nature, Ayurveda and yoga at this therapeutic lodge located near the Blue Ridge Parkway. Just 10 miles from downtown, this inn features rooms and balconies with stunning mountain views.

The Lion and the Rose

Appreciate a historic and manicured bed & breakfast in the in the heart of the Montford neighborhood near downtown Asheville. With period pieces and four fireplaces in this 1898 inn, the ambience is ideal for opening your favorite book.

Bliss Farm & Retreat

This dreamy 50-acre farm provides a get-a-way on the edge of Pisgah National Forest! Located 25 miles north of Asheville, Bliss Farm caters especially to wellness retreats with yoga, spa services and farm to table dining.


Natural Notes is Asheville Hiking Tours’ blog about nature, history and travel in the Appalachians. Asheville Hiking Tours offers day hikes, waterfall tours, and firefly tours, guided by naturalists, in the mountains around Asheville, NC. For more info visit