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Blue Ridge, Georgia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was are second time to stay here. Room was great and food was great. The owner super nice people. Nice place to walk around the lake or just sit on the deck and enjoy the mountain view. Black is a nice town with shops.

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you Tuse. Wish Jim and I could have spent more time with you! Take care! Warmest Regards, Theresa

Allentown, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our visit to Arbor House began when we were greeted by the Innkeeper, Theresa, and told to treat her home as our home which we did. From the generously sized bedroom to the welcoming and well appointed common areas, the small boutique B&B (only four bedrooms) met or exceeded our every need. Days began with a walk around Lake Tomahawk...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

I am so glad you got to experience the peacefulness of our B&B. Thank you for such a beautiful review. We could not do this without such gracious guests as you. May peace and happiness follow you through the holiday season.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Tranquil setting on a lake in Black Mountain, 15 minutes from Asheville. Breakfast to die for. Rooms and bathrooms are HUGE and well appointed. Meticulously clean. Spacious porch has spectacular views of the nearby mountains and a lovely lake steps away from the house. Walk down to the lake and take a leisurely stroll around the lake for a half...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

Jim and I got a real kick out of the "Do it NOW". Thank you for such a motivational message to future guests. We loved having you stay with us and wish you the happiest of holidays coming up.

Sumter, SC
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I came to Black Mountain for some continuing education at a nearby conference center, but wanted to stay in town. This B&B is impeccably kept and the innkeeper makes some of the best breakfast food I've seen in many years. They are very welcoming and happy to help make your stay as wonderful as they can. Also, the bed was...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

We also enjoyed your company and could not have asked for a better guest. Your review was short and very sweet. Thank you so much for providing us with a review. We hope to see you again. We wish you happiness in the upcoming holidays. Warmest regards, Theresa

Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were in Black Mountain for my 40th High School reunion, which was taking place at the Lake Tomahawk park a couple of doors down from the Arbor House. Pretty much everything about our stay at the Arbor House was perfect. The room was well appointed, reminiscent of a bedroom in a country house. The bathroom was large, with new...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing our home away from home. Believe it or not, one night stays are the most difficult to get glowing review. We are so glad you had a great experience and was able to take advantage of everything we have to offer. We hope you do not wait until your 50th reunion to come and...

East Granby, Connecticut
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited for three nights. Theresa is a wonderful hostess, and provides a wealth of local lore. The B&B is lovely and spacious. We stayed in the Greybeard Room and loved the oversize bath and lake view. The breakfasts were absolutely first rate; served on the deck overlooking the lake. The place is peaceful and perfect for...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I really enjoyed having you and missed you as soon as you left. I am so blessed to have guests like you and hope to serve you again if you are ever in the area again. Take Care! Theresa

Reviewed 14 September 2016

My wife and I stayed in the Arbor House to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. I have to say it was just about perfect stay: the food was gourmet restaurant level fare, the room was great, the grounds were immaculate, the location (right on the small lake) was spectacular, and our hosts were so helpful. Priced more than a simple...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a glowing review. I would equally give you a five star for being such perfect guests. It gives us great joy to know you enjoyed the breakfast and our peaceful breathe-taking surroundings. Wishing you an easy winter this year. Warmest Regards, Jim and Theresa

Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife and I have traveled throughout the United States, portions of Canada, and Western Europe including Great Britain. We have stayed at a number of different types of accommodations and both agree that the Arbor House at Black Mountain NC tops our list of places to stay. We were both quite pleased and enjoyed our stay. Our room was...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

You are such a lovely couple and we really enjoyed having you stay with us. We really appreciate your review, especially as you are world travelers and provided such high marks. Even though we are small, we want to provide you with an exceptional experience. We do hope to see you again. Until then, please take care and safe travels....

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Talk about getting away from it all! We did, and this was the perfect location. Beautifully situated on a lake with the mountains (a view of the "Seven Sisters") in the background, the Arbor House is truly an idyllic spot. Jim and Theresa, the innkeepers, chose this spot for a reason...it's breathtaking! We were greeted with a gourmet tray of...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for providing one of the most beautifully written reviews. Let's hope future readers will believe such a glowing review. I so much enjoyed your marketing discussions and phenomenal ideas from the two of you. I hope the awaiting gift survived the wait for your arrival. Until we meet again, take care of yourselves. Warmest Regards, Theresa

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in the studio apartment, not the house, which was perfect for us. Small breakfast was delivered each day, so we didn't have to wake up at a particular time. We left our windows open all night and heard duck activity on Tomahawk Lake. Quite a difference from what we hear outside our near-the-train Chicago (Oak...

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ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain, responded to this review

Jim and I enjoyed talking to you out on the deck and so glad you liked the Studio. It does have the best view on the property. You two are such a lovely couple and was very appreciative of you leaving the Studio in such great shape. it made it much easier to clean. We left your lovely bottle of...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Be amazed at the beauty at Arbor House of Black Mountain Bed and Breakfast; our craftsman transitional style home. Enjoy impressive views of the Blue Ridge from our back deck and the convenience of being a short stroll from town. Seasonal gardens and a half mile walk along Lake Tomahawk borders outside our door. Prepared to be pampered by Innkeepers, Jim and Theresa who want to make you happy during your stay. Arbor House in North Carolina offers four uniquely decorated bedrooms for you to choose the one to fit your needs. The spacious rooms are named for the area mountains that surround the B&B. Feel the fresh Blue Ridge Mountain breezes that flow freely into each guest room through the large windows. Whether you choose a room with king, queen, or twin beds for that romantic weekend or getaway retreat to NC each includes plush, deep mattresses for you to enjoy a great night's sleep. When you awake, slip into provided soft robes. Each room is decorated in a unique style, featuring an eclectic collection of art, boxes, and pottery. Three rooms have European style armoires and the fourth has built-in cabinetry. All are equipped with TVs and DVDs and guests are invited to choose a movie from our collection for their entertainment. Consider the luxury travel accommodations at Arbor House of Black Mountain, NC, for your North Carolina vacation. The rebuild of this 20th century home was designed by Thomas Lawton Architect. During your stay at Arbor House, you are invited to sit by the fire in the living room with its comfortable large sofa and overstuffed chairs and enjoy a good book from our extensive collection. Spread out your maps and brochures and plan your day at the large game/reading table. There are also DVD's and games for your entertainment. A few steps down the hall, you enter the dining area with its wood-burning, stone fireplace. Here you can enjoy a full, cooked breakfast with each day's menu featuring an entree such as stuffed French toast, Belgian waffles, or muffins with delicious omelets. For the convenience of our guests, a double-butler pantry is complete with a selection of teas. After breakfast, you can start your activities for the day or simply relax and enjoy the gardens of Arbor House with its stone walls and arbor. Walk Sit at the wicker setae on the Verandah, rock gently in the swing on the lawn, or take in the beautiful views from the back deck. You'll be surrounded by gardens of azaleas, rhododendrons and dogwoods in the spring or large shady oaks and roses in the summer and fall. Don't forget the binoculars since nature provides an assortment of songbirds and waterfowl around the lake. The mini-fridge is stocked with water and sodas and after your day's activities relax on the deck or around the table with freshly baked snacks or sweets from the kitchen. We serve coffee, tea, juice, season fruit dishes, breakfast pastries, meats, and a variety of creative entrees. We can cater to dietary needs and cook for our gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan guests. After breakfast hours, a complimentary- self-service stocked butler's pantry is provided along with an afternoon sweet or snack. Samples of entrees served are; Shrimp & Grits Sweet Potato Kale Hash Belgian Waffles -regular or gluten free Pancakes - Oat or gluten free Stuffed French toast with fruit Vegetable Tarts and Frittatas Various Strata Baked or scrambled eggs ... more   less 

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Address: 207 Rhododendron Ave, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3037
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Black Mountain
Price Range: $218 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arbor House of Black Mountain 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We enjoyed Lookout Suite with a view of the water. A very quiet room!”
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“The Lookout Suite is the room for you if you wish to wake up to the amazing view of Lake Tomahawk and the surrounding mountains.”
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