The Esmeralda Inn is a historic Inn and Restaurant. It is a secret retreat with rustic elegance nestled within the Hickory Nut Gorge of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains just outside of Chimney Rock and Lake Lure, near Asheville, North Carolina.
Full Sit-Down Breakfast Each Morning
Historic 14 Room Inn with private baths
Near Lake Lure and Asheville, NC
Cozy Common Area with Fireplace
Game Room with pool, air hockey, and foosball
14 person outdoor hot tub
Outdoor fireplace perfect for making s'mores
On-site restaurant with patio seating
Innkeepers live onsite and will interact with guests as little or as much is desired.
Front Desk services are available from 8am-11pm daily.
We are located along the Rocky Broad River which can be heard and enjoyed from the front porches' rocking chairs. We are also less than a mile from the Chimney Rock State Park entrance.
Personal transportation is suggested.
Member of Select Registry
3 Diamond with AAA
Member of North Carolina B&B Inns
Check in 3:00pm
Check out 11:00am
72 Hour Cancellation Policy