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Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2012

We arrived on a Friday afternoon. I had given my husband this trip for Christmas. Jim met us at the door and showed us our room. They don't leave out a thing!! If you forgot something at home - they have it (even ear plugs!!). It is very convenient to downtown and the Biltmore. Jim recommended some great restaurants which... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

From the moment I entered The Lion and The Rose I felt as if I was a VIP guest. Jim and Linda make you feel like their home is your home, and accommodate every need while allowing for such privacy! The breakfasts are absolutely delicious, the room are immaculate, and the overall atmosphere is simply perfect. Jim recommended the neighborhood... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
2 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2012

We just stayed here for one night, but wish we stayed there for 10!The location is perfect for anyone wanting to explore Asheville, NC. The owners Jim and Linda made us feel completely comfortable and their B&B is beautiful has just the right balance of history and comfort. The breakfast by itself is definitely worth the trip. I would recommend... More 

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Lenoir NC
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Reviewed 21 January 2012

Have been to many B&Bs in this country and others.... this is a veryGOOD one.. Jim and Linda are gracious.. and love their work. Jim is QUITE the chef.. Just a comfortable non intrusive experience. Centrally located to downtown Asheville as well as easy to get to other parts of the area

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2012

We stayed during the Christmas holiday. Our room was the Craig Toms Suite. Everything was perfect, very clean. Linda and Jim are wonderful Innkeepers. We only wish we could have stayed longer. We loved the breakfasts. I was hoping there would have been one that was sweet like stuffed french toast. I guess we just have to come back! Stay... More 

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San Francisco
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Reviewed 14 January 2012

I came to Asheville to attend my husband graduation from Warren Wilson's writing program. I am a NYC kid and not into small town stays. That being said I found the Lion and the Rose a great retreat when not participating in graduation activities. The room was not large but well appointed and extremely clean-a major issue for me. The... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 5 January 2012

We only stayed one night, but were very pleased. The inn keepers are great and the house is very welcoming. We had this wonderful mandarin banana dish for breakfast followed by some mouthwatering french toast and sausage. The hot water in the shower fluctuated a bit, but we would still recommend The Lion and The Rose!

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

Unfortunately, we were only able to spend one night of our trip here and we greatly regret it. The B&B is beautiful, the innkeepers extremely friendly and helpful, and the breakfast phenomenal! This will definitely be a place we will revisit for a longer stay next time!

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1 review
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

The breakfast was amazing. We had a wonderful french toast dish one morning, a fantastic cheese grits dish one day, and a puff pastry dish with ham and asparagus on our last day. The presentation was beautiful and each main dish was preceded by a fruit dish. The owners are friendly. The home is beautiful and spotless. Our room was... More 

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Athens, Georgia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2011

My husband and I stayed here one night on our way home from visiting his family for Christmas. We both loved this B&B and wished we had time to stay longer. We'll definitely be going back there on our next trip to Asheville. The house and rooms are beautifully decorated. Jim and Linda clearly pay a lot of attention to... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast is a beautifully restored Queen Anne, just three blocks from downtown Asheville, North Carolina and minutes from the Biltmore Estate. Each of the five guest rooms is uniquely furnished with antiques and period appointments. All rooms include a queen bed, private bath, full gourmet breakfast, TV/DVD player, luxury soaps & linens, custom robes, wireless internet service and a 24 hour guest pantry. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast

Address: 276 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1660
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Price Range: $230 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lion and The Rose Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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