Fodor's Expert Review Chestnut Street Inn

176 E. Chestnut St., Asheville, North Carolina, 28801, USA Fodor's Choice

Even in a city with no shortage of excellent B&Bs, the Colonial Revival–style Chestnut Street Inn stands out for its location—easy walking distance of downtown, yet tucked away in the quiet, charming Chestnut Hill Historic District. The multilingual innkeepers, Emilie and Arturo, are knowledgeable, engaging, and enthusiastic boosters of their adopted city. Breakfast starts with freshly brewed coffee and might feature Monte Cristo sandwiches, waffles, or pancakes with local blueberries. Port is offered in the afternoon, along with local beers, tea, and fresh-made cookies.


  • award-winning restoration of 1906 house
  • helpful, welcoming hosts
  • walking distance to downtown
  • award-winning restoration of 1906 colonial revival house
  • award-winning restoration of a historic house
  • port is served in the afternoon
  • helpful, welcoming hosts


  • you'll be tempted to get off your diet with candy and fresh-baked cookies
  • you'll be tempted to get off your diet with fresh-baked cookies
  • a couple of rooms on the small side
  • breakfast is a fixed menu, though it varies daily
  • just-baked cookies will ruin your diet
  • breakfast is a fixed menu


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Phones: 828-285–0705


8 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast

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