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Reviewed yesterday

We took both the self guided audio tour, and the upstairs downstairs guided tour. Both were awesome! We recently did Hurst Castle tour in California. We found the Biltmore a more quality structure, built by old world craftsman, as opposed to Hurst, who sent people to Europe to cut things out of Castles and paste them into his house. Both are worth seeing, but the Bilrmore is high quality.

1  Thank Cal and Irma L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to the candlelight tour on Monday evening with a large group and it was quite crowded, but the Christmas decorations were beautiful and the live music created a very festive atmosphere. We went back the next morning and toured the entire house again with the audio tour. Saw things we had missed - and were able to see the views from the windows. If you are visiting Asheville, don’t miss this! (Lots of walking including stairs. There are elevators, but I don’t know that you can access all parts of the house as we did not use them. )

Thank Bgc1950
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time, crowds were down quite a bit, which allowed us to take our time in a relaxing tour of the Biltmore Estate! An amazing place that is a must see for all! We plan to visit again in the spring when the gardens are in bloom!

1  Thank Robbie M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a tour scheduled at 1 for the house and a 3 PM "upstairs/downstairs" tour scheduled.

HINT: if you are there on a "Reservation Day".. your ticket is not your entry.... you have to go the the guest services shack at the entrance and show them your tickets... they then give. you another ticket. Don't know why... but do it....

Got there early, and we were able ti move the house tour till 12, which was wonderful That tour took 2+ hours, and then we were able to rest and re-hydrate before the Upstairs/downstairs tour. The house in incredible... all decorated for Christmas.
I would suggest the self audio tour, which is about 25.00 per couple. It was great, and you could go at your own pace. They estimated there were 10,000 people at the Biltmore the day we were there, but it was well organized. The only delay was upon entering the house. Once we purchased the audio devices, the line to get into rooms 1 -7 was very long.. After that, it seemed to self correct. The audio description was very helpful, and the rooms were clearly marked so you could follow the audio. There were a few instances, where I felt that we had to keep moving, and there was still more to hear on the audio. Not sure how they can correct that. It was freezing cold when we were there, so we did not venture out to the gardens... but went to the Stable Cafe for lunch, and pursued the gift shops In the stable. The whole estate is so full of history and charm. The guide for the "Upstairs/downstairs" tour was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and so excited to be showing up the estate.

Thank maggiemagoo
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Biltmore House to check out the Christmas lights and trees. It was quite crowded even during the week. The lights and trees were beautiful. It was a bit difficult to maneuver around, and from what I understand, it wasn't even crowded. I can't even imagine when they have 14,000 people visiting per day right around Christmas.

We have visited before so we were just there for the Christmas decorations. With the cramped quarters in many areas, it took 2 hours to get through the House.

Always a good visit.

Thank LonestarSpartan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful inside and out. Love that they limit the visitors, so you can easily see each room. Parking is very convenient. Stable restaurant was excellent. It was a little warm inside. Wish they had a coat check.

Thank Cindy Z
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Biltmore House ticket tours are costly but worth it! Add the audio tour to get the full understanding of this period of time and the history of the home. We were fortunate to tour during the holiday season so saw the beautiful estate in candlelight and Christmas cheer. The candlelight tour includes a pass for the next day so you can enjoy the gardens in daylight. The house tour takes 2 hours or more depending your speed and involves walking up and down stairs. The Gardens are beautiful even in the late fall. We wish we had more time to explore the nature paths. We are coming back to see the Gardens in the spring.

Important TIPS:
1.Give yourself an hour to get up to the house before your tour time. The entrance road is long and parking/walking to the house takes time.
2.Wear good walking shoes, paths through the woods are not all paved and there are many steps inside the estate and in the gardens.
3. Go to the Gardens and walk the trails.

Thank LT T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an enchanting experience! My friends and I loved the Christmas candle light tour at the Biltmore. The tour gave you a small glimpse of what the Vanderbilt's home would have been like in the early 1900s at Christmas time.

Thank Kstumpo
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited when they had an overlay theme of Titanic. Very cool. The house is very interesting. The grounds are vast and gorgeous. The house is not very handicapped accessible if you need that. We didnt do a tour. We felt like we didnt need it. Definetly recommend going at least once.

1  Thank Ryan H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love going here. The home and grounds are gorgeous. Most areas are wheelchair accessible (not the basement nor the 3rd floor of the home though).

Thank stacyfirst
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