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The Esmeralda Inn

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  • Excellent80%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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9 Jul.10 Jul.
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Room, Location, Service, Food...............met every expectation and surpassed all other hotels during our trip. Luxurious with mid-range pricing..................I visited the original Esmeralda Inn 32 years ago...........the rebuilt Esmeralda has the same charm and ambience as the original.

Thank John M
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for visiting The Esmeralda Inn. We hope you will come visit us again soon.

Reviewed 13 May 2018

We stayed here 3 nights, could have stayed a week. The rooms are on the smaller size, but so clean and modern. There is a fantastic porch with rocking chairs that has beautiful views. Upstairs there is a deck available for all the guests to...More

Thank 567kathrynf
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant. So happy to hear that you enjoyed our amenities at the Inn. We will look forward to your return visit with us.

Reviewed 12 May 2018

I am truly shocked that the rating for this Inn is not a 10. I have literally traveled around the world. The Esmeralda is, without question, the best guest experience I have ever had. The decor was impeccable, the view was breath-taking, it was cleaner...More

Thank SaraP0120
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy to know we met your expectations. We hope that you will be able to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed 4 nights while I was doing research for an upcoming novel series. The area is lovely, and when you walk out the door in the morning you are met with the sound of the rushing river and awe-inspiring mountain views....More

Thank DeniseaHunter
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you Denise for your review. It was such a pleasure to meet you and your husband and so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. I am enjoying your novel that you gave me. Thanks again and I hope that you...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

We traditionally stayed at the Lodge on Lake Lure, but under new ownership it has severely declined, so we tried Esmeralda. Great choice. This is a spacious, quiet, squeaky clean place with a wonderful staff. The restaurant is great and highly recommended. Great place to...More

Thank DonKinston
Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper, Owner at The Esmeralda InnResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review and kind words about your stay at The Esmeralda Inn. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope that you will be able to visit with us again soon.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Hot Tub
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Price range
USD 221 - USD 509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 221 - USD 509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Jillrobin23
23 April 2017|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Yes. We could accommodate your dietary needs
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Dion47
18 November 2016|
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Response from EsmeraldaInnkeeper | Property representative |
Do you already have a reservation with us? If so we hope to know more by Saturday. Please check back with us.
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Mcfrugal
23 January 2016|
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Response from 141pam | Reviewed this property |
We were on the far end, on the second floor and we could see the mountains. I'm sure the third floor had even better views. There is an awesome sunrise from the window.
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"One of their rental "cabins" (homes!!)"
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"Wait staff will deliver breakfast to your room"
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"Besides rooms in the Inn they have 2&3 bedroom rental cabins on the property as well as on the river."
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"the rooms gorge. available for most of the rooms. There are two rooms that have private balcony areas."
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