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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Mountaineer Inn has a ton of character, and if you’re looking for something affordable but more interesting than the standard chain, this is your spot. Bonus features include a complimentary breakfast in the lobby with fresh bagels, donuts and fruit, plus a pool that stays open until 11pm! The rooms are standard, but very clean and also have a...

1Thank Kate G
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are so glad you enjoyed all that our property has to offer. We do boast a lot of character and personality here, nothing like those bland corporate chain hotels run by drones. Our owner is 93 and still here everyday to share interesting stories with anyone willing to listen. Please come back!

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This place is exactly as advertised. It is an older place but it is very unique. The employees were all very friendly and nice. The rooms for the area are competitive and you are getting what you pay for. The rooms could use an upgrade but they add to the character of the place. They offer a decent breakfast of...

2Thank Jeffrey O
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of our establishment. We definitely offer one of the few vintage and character loaded spots in all of Asheville! Most folks enjoy our hospitality and overlook our imperfections. We are continuing to upgrade every month, but not losing sight of keeping the vintage quality. We will always remain extremely fair priced and not rate...

Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Quiet rooms with comfortable beds, attentive and accommodating staff too. Great location, convenient to all of Asheville's attractions and entertainment. Also, fresh local fruit provided in the lobby for guests.

3Thank jerry30068
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Hello valued guest, we so appreciate your nice review of our motel. I am glad you had a quiet and comfortable stay. We hope you will stay again when in the area.

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Met my requirements of being clean, quiet and a good bed. Nothing fancey but will definitely stay there again. The staff is very friendly and extremely helpful.Great location with lots of restaurants and attractions nearby. Downtown Asheville is just down the road also. A good value.

2Thank Flynt
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about our property and staff. We look forward to your return visit!

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Terrible experience!! Tiny bathroom- the toliet rocked-literally! No blow dryer available! Refrigerator was iced over and the door to it was open with towels shoved in it! The air unit was extremely loud! The carpet was disgusting and the bedding had a lot of stains! Never again will I let Onstar choose for me!

1Thank brandi2cst
Mountaineer_Inn_Mgmt, Manager at Mountaineer Inn, responded to this review

Well, we are sorry you were unhappy with our establishment. We are routinely tightening bolts on toilets due to the constant use. However, we do have hairdryers available in abundance in the office for requests, as well as irons, ironing boards and microwaves. We may have been able to adjust the ac unit's cover or fan to fix the noise...

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The best place to stay in a Asheville, family friendly, great staff, and prestigious wilderness all around... visit for a while, remember for a life time. The pool was clean and prolonging a healthy atmosphere, the security guard was very friendly, with outstanding morals toward his job and the teavors.

1Thank Josh G
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Professional, friendly customer service. Historical atmosphere. Pool, breakfast and a talk with 83 year old owner was memorable experience. Recommended for folks who remember the motor lodge era. We had a great stay at the Mountaineer!

1Thank Michael L
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I am with the people who liked this place. The place was clean, friendly and the breakfast was nice considering it is complimentary, and includes a variety of fresh fruit (melon, apples, bananas and fresh strawberries one morning in addition to bagels, creme cheese, donuts, etc). I liked the wood finish in my room. I also appreciate the friendly, non-corporate...

Thank Matthew C
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a nice, quaint inn with lots of style. My girlfriend and I went up to Asheville for a wedding, so we only stayed one night, but this place had everything we needed. We are fans of elaborate neons, so we were definitely charmed when we first arrived. Had a comfortable rest that night and then a quick dip...

Thank malkayah
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very nice experience. The room was clean and comfortable. Plenty of space to stretch out and relax. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Plenty of options for dinner nearby. An overall top notch hotel.

Thank Atlantaguy04

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned motel , originally built in 1930's with leftover blocks from the Blue Ridge parkway construction project. Mountain man neon sign has been designated a historic landmark. Centrally located in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC. The property has been featured in many motion pictures throughout the years. The main building has "old fashioned" rooms with original cedar walls, and tiled bathrooms. The newer portion has extra large rooms with two double beds. All rooms have fridges, coffee pots and wifi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountaineer Inn

Address: 155 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1887
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Price Range: $73 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mountaineer Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 78
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“Ask for the New Section if you want my modern / or stay in the Old Section as it is just cool to see the passage of time!”
 of 5 bubbles gckhd55, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I suggest staying in the one-story part, near the office; I think it's the quietest area.”
 of 5 bubbles Skylark414, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay on upper level to the right of the office to be away from traffic in/out from main road.”
 of 5 bubbles buffalogail, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“either at the front or at the back in the annexe, all good”
 of 5 bubbles capricornia52, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front are easily accessible if you have a lot of luggage.”
  • Queen bed and bonus recliner.
 of 5 bubbles B2306OTkateg, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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