Asheville, NC 

1900 Inn on Montford

296 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801-1660 US
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Rates: $145 to $625
Total Rooms: 8


Circa 1900. AAA Four Diamond Award, This National Register home was one of a few local homes designed by Richard Sharpe Smith, the supervising architect for the nearby Biltmore Estate. The simple exterior and pleasing Arts & Crafts style is flanked by a wide veranda for relaxing and enjoying the neighborhood. English and American antiques fill the elegant inn. Well-appointed guest bedrooms feature King-size beds and fireplaces. Some have whirlpool tubs, and one boasts a clawfoot tub. A secluded, deluxe five-room whirlpool suite also offers a sitting room and private entrance with balcony. Breakfasts include a special fruit dish such as baked banana souffle, a daily entree and dessert. The inn hosts a social hour from 6-7 p.m. daily. Spend the day touring historic homes, or hike and raft in nearby wilderness areas.Publicity and Awards: Charlotte Taste Magazine, Asheville Magazine, Blue Ridge Country Magazine, Knoxville NBC affiliate, Asheville WLOS ABC affiliate.Location: City/Urban and Mountains.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $145 to $625
Payment types accepted include Discover, Master Card, American Express, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks and Visa.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations with private bath, 8 with fireplaces, 7 with whirlpools, 3 total suites, including 1 two-bedroom suite and 1 cabin.
The types of beds available include King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: 2 days for weekend/high season; 3 days for October weekends and holidays.
Cancellation: 14 days, $25 per night cancellation fee
Pets: Pets Allowed and Well-behaved pets are allowed in the carriage house - Griffin Cottage at no additional charge.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Snacks/Refreshments, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Breakfast and Vegetarian Breakfast.
Amenities In Room: Iron/Ironing Board, Telephone, Wireless Internet Access, Television, Snack Bar, Refrigerator, Cable TV, Coffeemaker, Hair Dryer, DVD, Fireplace, Air Conditioning, Bath Amenities, Bathrobes, High-speed Internet access (wired or wireless), Coffee or tea delivered to your door at 8 AM and Breakfast delivered to your room in the carriage house.
Amenities On Site: Fax, Handicap Access, Computers, Free parking on premise, Copy Machine, Cookies/brownies, Cream cheese pound cake, Coffee/tea 24 hours a day, Complimentary soda, Water, Social hour 6-7 PM with live music on Saturday nights and 450 DVD library.
Business Traveler Amenities: Wireless Internet Access, Television, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Modem Connection, Iron/Ironing Board, Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Gym Nearby, Flexible Check in/out Times, Flexible Cancellation, FAX On-site, Desk, Daily Newspapers, Coffee, tea, soft drinks, water, cookies, brownies and cream cheese pound cake available 24 hours per day.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.
Spa Packages: The INDULGENT is a 1-hour massage, ULTIMATE and DECADENT are 1 1/2 hour massages; the DECADENT concentrates on your lower legs.
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Sensibilities Day Spa
(800) 635-0948

Spa at Biltmore Village
(828) 277-2639

Shoji Retreat
(828) 299-0999


Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Family Reunions, Meetings, Romantic Getaways, Seminars, Weddings and Elopements.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Downhill, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries, Biltmore Estate, Chimney Rock Park, Waterfalls, Mt. Mitchell - tallest peak east of the Rockies and Fabulous art deco architecture.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Cucina 24, Market Place, Fig. Curate, Bouchon, .

Historic Interest

The inn was designed by Richard Sharp Smith, supervising architect to the Biltmore Estate.
Historic Awards: National Historical Site (Granted) and City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society and City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Biltmore Estate (2 miles)

Romantic Interest

Carriage House and Zelda's Retreat have private entrances and gardens for a completely private experience. French doors in the William Morris and Rossetti open onto an enclosed garden allowing you to take a whirlpool with the doors open and feel like you're taking a whirlpool outside!