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The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure

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Front of property
Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor spa tub
Luxury Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Mountain View | Living area | 42-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, TV
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow-top beds

Overview of The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure

Entire cabin

The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure

4.0 star property
4-star cabin with restaurant, near Chimney Rock State Park

9.6/10 Exceptional

97 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Map
908 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC, 28720
Main amenities
  • 17 cabins
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Spa tub
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Arcade/games room
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Meeting room
  • Concierge services
Feel at home
  • Microwave
  • Separate bedroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In a state park

Getting around

  • Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery - 17 min walk
  • Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery - 17 min walk
  • Burntshirt Vineyards Tasting Room and Bistro - 18 min walk
  • Nachitos Restaurant - 18 min walk
  • Coffee on the Rocks - 18 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure

When visiting Chimney Rock, The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure is a great choice to consider. Guests can indulge in deep-tissue massages or reflexology, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. A bar/lounge and a hot tub are other highlights, and cabins offer nice touches such as dressing gowns and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets. The helpful staff and location get great marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Property amenities

Pool/Spa

  • Pool
  • Hot tub
  • Massages
  • Spa services
  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Deep-tissue massages
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massages
  • Prenatal massages
  • Thai massages
  • Hot stone massages
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Swedish massages

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Family friendly

  • Children's games

Restaurants on site

  • The Esmeralda Inn

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave

Dining

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Couples dining
  • Private picnics

Bedrooms

  • Premium bedding
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathrooms

  • Combined shower/bath
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Dressing gowns
  • Towels provided

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV with cable service
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Games room

Outdoor areas

  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free bottled water

Location highlights

  • Near the boardwalk
  • In the mountains
  • In a state park

Things to do

  • Fishing on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke detector

General

  • 17 rooms
  • Individually furnished
  • Romance packages available

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.

Fees & policies

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure?
Yes, there's a pool. Guests have pool access from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure?
You can check in from 3 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as fishing. Relax in the hot tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include spa services and an arcade. The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure also has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, The Esmeralda Inn. Nearby restaurants include Veranda Restaurant (2.4 mi), La Strada - Lake Lure (2.5 mi) and LakeHouse Restaurant Bar & Grill (5.8 mi).
Does The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, this cabin features a furnished balcony or patio and a garden.
What's the area around The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure like?
The Esmeralda Inn at Lake Lure is a short 1-minute walk from Chimney Rock State Park and 20 minutes' walk from Chimney Rock Village Riverwalk. Travellers love the cabin's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

9.6

Exceptional

9.6/10

Cleanliness

9.8/10

Staff & service

9.4/10

Amenities

9.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Loved the time there the staff was fantastic!!! The breakfast was enjoyable fresh and something different every day.
Eliseo, 4-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very good

Jason, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Jorge, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful property and rooms- only odd thing was a full size bed. Excellent staff!
todd s, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Careful thought was given to preserve the feel of the original when rebuilt after the fire. We felt in a way as if we had stepped back in time..yet lacked nothing of modern comforts. Unique and romantic! Excellent service, the complementary breakfast was truly the best we have ever experienced.
Rachel, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

cathy, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Restaurant, mountain scenery, friendly people.
Willard, 6-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Loved the ambiance of this inn. Really lovely and warm. The owner was extremely welcoming and kind and was always greeting us coming and going and always a genuine smile and a care of how our stay was going.
Susan, 4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely charming old fashioned inn. Wonderful staff.
4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Staff were wonderful atmosphere was wonderful peaceful and relaxing were what we needed! Breakfast was a step above most places especially during this covid time of no contact! Towels and robe were amazingly soft! Spa services were top notch ( couples massage) will definitely return!
3-night romance trip
Verified Travelocity guest review