Historic North Carolina Bed and Breakfast Inns


1 The Reynolds Mansion

— Asheville, NC 1855
Several historic homes, including the Biltmore Estate, Thomas Wolfe home and Carl Sandburg home are a short drive. Read More
2 1843 Rankin House

— Asheville, NC 1843
3 Hill House B&B

— Asheville, NC 1885
4 Beaufort House Inn

— Asheville, NC 1894
5 Wright Inn & Carriage House

— Asheville, NC 1899
The inn and carriage house are listed in the local and national historic registers. The Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore House and Smith-McDowell House are only minutes away. Read More
6 Abbington Green B&B

— Asheville, NC 1908
The Inn was designed in 1909 by Richard Sharp Smith who had been the on-the-ground, supervising architect while George Vanderbilt's home, Biltmore Estate was constructed from 1890-1895. Read More
7 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage
— Asheville, NC 1889
8 OM Sanctuary
— Asheville, NC 1889
The Biltmore House and Gardens are 20 minutes away. The Thomas Wolfe Memorial is about 15 minutes from the home, while Carl Sandburg home is an hour away. Read More
9 Cedar Crest Inn
— Asheville, NC 1891
The inn is in the National Register and is three blocks to the Biltmore Estate. Read More
10 Biltmore Village Inn
— Asheville, NC 1892
Built by George Vanderbilt's lawyer in 1892, it was the center of a property of 2,000 acres that included the town of Best (which became Biltmore Village). Read More
11 The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast
— Asheville, NC 1896
12 A Bed Of Roses Bed & Breakfast
— Asheville, NC 1897
13 1900 Inn on Montford
— Asheville, NC 1900
The inn was designed by Richard Sharp Smith, supervising architect to the Biltmore Estate. Read More
14 Carolina B&B
— Asheville, NC 1901
Located in Montford Historic District. Designed by Richard Sharp Smith, managing architect of the Biltmore Estate. Read More
15 At Cumberland Falls Bed and Breakfast Inn
— Asheville, NC 1902
Extinct quilted maple adorns the foyer; original heart pine flooring. Read More
16 North Lodge on Oakland
— Asheville, NC 1904
Built in 1904, it is a unique stone estate with a rich history. Read More
17 Asheville Seasons Bed & Breakfast
— Asheville, NC 1905
18 Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast
— Asheville, NC 1905
The inn was built in 1905 with an addition completed in 1913 by prominent Biltmore architect, Richard Sharp Smith. Read More
19 Chestnut Street Inn
— Asheville, NC 1905
Griffin Award for excellence in historic preservation, designated as a Treasured Tree Preserve. Read More
20 Albemarle Inn
— Asheville, NC 1907
1907 Greek Revival mansion with original 12-foot pocket doors in the parlor, oak waniscoting and a magnificent sweeping staircase. Read More
21 Bridle Path Inn
— Asheville, NC 1910
22 Oakland Cottage B&B
— Asheville, NC 1910
Oakland Cottage is an historic home, circa 1910, thought to be designed by Richard Sharp Smith, who is best known as the supervising architect for the Biltmore Estate. Read More
23 Applewood Manor Inn
— Asheville, NC 1912
24 Princess Anne Hotel
— Asheville, NC 1922
Built in 1922 and originally financed by the father of Johnny Mercer, the Princess Anne Hotel is in the National Register of Historic Places. Read More
25 Black Walnut Bed & Breakfast
— Asheville, NC 1899


26 Balsam Mountain Inn
— Balsam, NC 1905

Banner Elk

27 1902 Turnpike House
— Banner Elk, NC 1902
28 Perry House Bed & Breakfast
— Banner Elk, NC 1910
Built in the early 1900s, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Perry lived in this home from about 1930 until their deaths in the 1980s. Read More
29 The Banner Elk Inn B&B and Cottages
— Banner Elk, NC 1912
Built in 1912, first as a country church, converted to the Shawneeha Inn, then a family home. Read More


30 Bayboro House Hotel
— Bayboro, NC 1923


31 Langdon House

— Beaufort, NC 1734
National Register. Read More
32 Cousins Bed and Breakfast

— Beaufort, NC 1827
Built in 1827. On the Civil War trail. Read More
33 Ann Street Inn

— Beaufort, NC 1832
34 Pecan Tree Inn B&B
— Beaufort, NC 1866
1866 structure built as Masonic lodge, converted to private home in 1895. Read More
35 Old Seaport Inn
— Beaufort, NC 1866
Built in 1866 by Jacob Gibble for his family after the Civil War. The Inn has its original fireplace, hardwood floors, locks and moldings. The exterior of the Inn has the original clapboards and... Read More
36 Anchorage House
— Beaufort, NC 1883
In 1883 Joseph Roberson and his Civil War widow sister, Cinderella Pool built a home that has been passed down through the family until its recent purchase by innkeepers, Angela and Shawn Mooring.... Read More


37 Preston Woodall House Bed & Breakfast
— Benson, NC 1910

Black Mountain

38 Red Rocker Inn

— Black Mountain, NC 1896
The Red Rocker Inn was built as a family residence in 1896. The family took in boarders beginning about 1905 and it has been a boarding house or inn ever since. Long ago, the house had 26 bedrooms... Read More

Blowing Rock

39 Hemlock Inn & Suites
— Blowing Rock, NC 1863
40 The Inn at Ragged Gardens
— Blowing Rock, NC 1898
41 Blowing Rock Victorian Inn
— Blowing Rock, NC 1932


42 Red House Inn B&B

— Brevard, NC 1851
43 The Inn at Brevard

— Brevard, NC 1885
Built in 1885 as the private home of Mrs. Woodbridge, who entertained nobility of the Victorian era including her personal friend, Lady Astor. She bequeathed the home to her only daughter, who wed... Read More

Bryson City

44 Folkestone Inn
— Bryson City, NC 1926


45 The Nuwray Inn

— Burnsville, NC 1833
Thomas Wolfe Home, Biltmore Estate (Asheville, 45 minutes), Jonesborough, Tennessee (1 hour). Read More
46 The Buck House Inn on Bald Mountain Creek
— Burnsville, NC 1904
47 Terrell House Bed & Breakfast
— Burnsville, NC 1916


48 High Hampton Inn & Country Club
— Cashiers, NC 1922
49 The Inn at Millstone
— Cashiers, NC 1933

Chapel Hill

50 The Inn at Bingham School

— Chapel Hill, NC 1790
The Orange County Historical Museum is 12 miles from the inn. Read More


51 The Duke Mansion

— Charlotte, NC 1915
52 The VanLandingham Estate Inn & Conference Center
— Charlotte, NC 1913
Built in 1913 as a private home, it has been restored to its original spendor, including the extensive 4-acre gardens and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Read More
53 The Morehead Inn
— Charlotte, NC 1917
The Morehead Inn was built in 1917 for an energetic businessman named Charles Coddington and his wife Marjorie. Ten years earlier, Coddington had driven the first Buick south of the Mason Dixon Line.... Read More
54 The Dunhill Hotel
— Charlotte, NC 1929

Chimney Rock

55 The Esmeralda
— Chimney Rock, NC 1890
The lodge served as home base for production of several silent movies and notables such as Mary Pickford, Gloria Swanson, Douglas Fairbanks, Clark Gable and many others used the Esmeralda as a... Read More


56 Arrowhead Inn

— Durham, NC 1775
The Hillsborough Historic District and Duke Homestead Tobacco Museum are nearby as is Bennett Place, where Generals Sherman and Johnson signed the last surrender during the Civil War. Read More
57 Blooming Garden Inn
— Durham, NC 1890
58 The King's Daughters Bed and Breakfast Inn
— Durham, NC 1925
A spectacular demonstration of Georgian architecture, the 20,000 sq ft home is remarkably well preserved, with original walls, floors, windows, moldings and more. Read More


59 Inner Banks Inn

— Edenton, NC 1787

Elizabeth City

60 Elizabeth City B&B
— Elizabeth City, NC 1898
61 Culpepper Inn
— Elizabeth City, NC 1935

Elm City

62 The Bailey House Bed & Breakfast
— Elm City, NC 1923


63 MacPherson House Bed & Breakfast
— Fayetteville, NC 1920

Flat Rock

64 Highland Lake Inn
— Flat Rock, NC 1900


65 Franklin Terrace
— Franklin, NC 1887


66 Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn and Garden

— Fuquay-Varina, NC 1927


67 Burke Manor Inn
— Gibsonville, NC 1906
Built in 1906 by the Cone Family, textile magnates. Mr. Mrs. PT Burke founded the NC PTA and had the state office here. Nat King Cole and Natalie (as a little girl) stayed in the Burke home on... Read More

Glen Alpine

68 Inn At Glen Alpine
— Glen Alpine, NC 1913
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69 Plum Tree Gardens Bed and Breakfast
— Goldsboro, NC 1888
The 1888 home of the daughter of original E. B. Borden plantation owners located next door and was an encampment site during the Civil War. Read More

Grassy Creek

70 River House
— Grassy Creek, NC 1870
The holding, deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Virginia and the new state of Tennessee, included the spectacular bowl of Walnut Hill, overlooking the North Fork of the New River. In 1824, Ballou... Read More


71 Biltmore Greensboro Hotel
— Greensboro, NC 1895
72 Greenwood B&B
— Greensboro, NC 1905


73 Aunt Adeline's Bed and Breakfast

— Hendersonville, NC 1917
74 Claddagh Inn
— Hendersonville, NC 1888
75 Elizabeth Leigh Inn
— Hendersonville, NC 1893
76 Echo Mountain Inn
— Hendersonville, NC 1896
Over 100 years old. Read More
77 1898 Waverly Inn
— Hendersonville, NC 1898
78 Pinebrook Manor Bed and Breakfast Inn
— Hendersonville, NC 1910
Built in 1910, Pinebrook was originally part of the historic Beaumont Estate. It was the home of the Pardee family who were responsible for funding the first hospital in Henderson County. Read More
79 Melange Bed & Breakfast
— Hendersonville, NC 1919
This house was built as a scaled-down version of a larger New England Home. Read More
80 Inn on Church Street
— Hendersonville, NC 1920


81 Beechtree Inn

— Hertford, NC 1760


82 The Inn At Hickory
— Hickory, NC 1908

High Point

83 J.H. Adams Inn
— High Point, NC 1918
Built in 1918 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the J. H. Adams Inn features a grand staircase, richly carved moldings, marble fireplace, beautiful wood floors and elegantly... Read More


84 Inn At Half-Mile Farm
— Highlands, NC 1870
85 Highlands Inn & Kelsey Place Restaurant
— Highlands, NC 1880
Placed on the National Register in 1990, the inn was built in 1880. Furnishings, stenciling and fabrics are of the period. Antiques throughout of the period. Original heartpine flooring from 1880. Read More
86 Main Street Inn
— Highlands, NC 1881
87 Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast
— Highlands, NC 1937
The Inn began as a small mountain cabin which was expanded into a family home by the McKinneys, the Piersons, and the Cleavelands. In 1961, it was bought by Irene Cole from Florida, reoriented on the... Read More
88 Old Edwards Inn & Spa
— Highlands, NC 1935


89 The Inn at Teardrop

— Hillsborough, NC 1768

Hot Springs

90 Mountain Magnolia Inn, Suites and Restaurant
— Hot Springs, NC 1868
1868 Estate of Colonel J. H. Rumbough owner of Mountain Park Hotel. Read More

Lake Lure

91 The Chalet Club
— Lake Lure, NC 1926
Designed by Courtland Van Brunt, son of notable architect, Henry Van Brunt who designed numerous buildings in Boston and railroad stations across the country at the turn of the last century. Read More
92 Lodge on Lake Lure
— Lake Lure, NC 1930


93 Gable Haus Country Inn and Linville Cottages
— Linville, NC 1910


94 The White Doe Inn
— Manteo, NC 1910
The Inn was built in 1910 and has been recognized for it's architectural significance in the National Register of Historic Places. It is a Queen Anne Victorian featuring a three-floor turret. Read More
95 Cameron House Inn
— Manteo, NC 1919
96 Roanoke Island Inn
— Manteo, NC 1860


97 Marshall House
— Marshall, NC 1903
On the National Register. Read More


98 The Lemmond House Bed & Breakfast
— Matthews, NC 1907

Mount Airy

99 Sobotta Manor Bed and Breakfast
— Mount Airy, NC 1932


100 Angels Landing Inn
— Murphy, NC 1902

Nags Head

101 First Colony Inn
— Nags Head, NC 1932
Built in the 1930s, it was moved to its present location in 1983. Read More

New Bern

102 Meadows Inn Bed & Breakfast

— New Bern, NC 1847
Circa 1847, was occupied by Union Forces during the Civil War. Read More
103 Benjamin Ellis House

— New Bern, NC 1853
Built in 1853 by turpentine merchant Benjamin Ellis. The home was occupied by Company K of the 45th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War. Home was split into a duplex around turn of last... Read More
104 Aerie Bed & Breakfast
— New Bern, NC 1882


105 The Trott House Inn, Inc
— Newton, NC 1897


106 Cartwright House Bed & Breakfast
— Oriental, NC 1903
107 The Inn at Oriental
— Oriental, NC 1890

Pilot Mountain

108 Pilot Knob Inn

— Pilot Mountain, NC 1800
The age of the oldest structure, cabin #O The Love Shack, dates back 230 years and is known as the oldest existing structure at Pilot Knob Inn. Read More

Pisgah Forest

109 Key Falls Inn
— Pisgah Forest, NC 1860


110 The Fearrington House Inn
— Pittsboro, NC 1927

Rose Hill

111 Six Runs Plantation, Inc

— Rose Hill, NC 1828


112 Carrier Houses Bed & Breakfast

— Rutherfordton, NC 1835


113 The Oaks Bed and Breakfast
— Saluda, NC 1894
114 The Orchard Inn
— Saluda, NC 1926
Built in 1926. Read More

Snow Hill

115 Benjamin W. Best Country Inn and Carriage House

— Snow Hill, NC 1845


116 Lois Jane's Riverview Inn
— Southport, NC 1890

Spruce Pine

117 Richmond Inn B&B
— Spruce Pine, NC 1939


118 Sleepy Hollow B&B and Carriage House
— Swannanoa, NC 1902
Our Inn was built in the early 1900s. It originally had 5,000 square feet of space. Fireplaces are in all but two of our bedrooms. The original plaster has been restored and period wallpaper and... Read More


119 The Freeze House B&B
— Sylva, NC 1915
120 Mountain Brook Cottages
— Sylva, NC 1931


121 Main Street Inn
— Tarboro, NC 1895
Construction began in 1890 and was completed by 1895. One of the first owners was William Powell, the founder and first president of Carolina Telephone and Telegraph, which later became Sprint and is... Read More


122 The Blair House Bed and Breakfast
— Troy, NC 1893
Built in 1893 by Joseph Reese Blair, state legislator and prominent attorney. It is still family owned by Mr. Blair's granddaughter. Read More
123 Blair House B&B
— Troy, NC 1883


124 1906 Pine Crest Inn and Restaurant
— Tryon, NC 1906
Inn was built in 1906 and turned into an inn in 1917 by Carter Brown, who started the equestrian events in the area. Read More

Valle Crucis

125 The Mast Farm Inn

— Valle Crucis, NC 1812
The inn's property was noted as a wonderful example of an early American farmstead by the National Historic Register because of the large number of original outbuildings that remain today. Read More
126 The Taylor House B&B and Weddings
— Valle Crucis, NC 1911
This lovely old farmhouse was built for the C. D. "Squire" Taylor family in 1911. It received extensive renovations in 1987 and is now home to hundreds of travelers. It has been entered... Read More


127 Magnolia Manor Plantation Bed and Breakfast

— Warrenton, NC 1859
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the John Watson House after its original owner. In 1855, Jacob Holt, a local master carpenter, was commissiond to expand the two bay Federal farm... Read More
128 The Ivy - An English Bed and Breakfast

— Warrenton, NC 1903
The Ivy is a beautiful 1903 Queen Anne Style home with rich family history. Read More


129 Pamlico House
— Washington, NC 1906
The inn was built in 1906 as the mance for St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Read More
130 Pamlico House
— Washington, NC 1906


131 Oak Hill on Love Lane Bed & Breakfast

— Waynesville, NC 1900
132 Andon-Reid Inn Bed and Breakfast

— Waynesville, NC 1902
Former speakeasy and bordello during prohibition, built in 1902. Read More
133 Yellow House on Plott Creek Road
— Waynesville, NC 1885
Built in 1885 by the famous Florida Lykes family. Read More
134 GrandView Lodge
— Waynesville, NC 1890
135 Inn at Iris Meadows
— Waynesville, NC 1905
Iris Meadows was built between 1905 and 1907 for the Reverend J. C. Arnold, an officer in the Civil War. The Barbers of the well known Barbers' Orchards purchased the house around 1920. Mrs. Barber,... Read More
136 Windover Inn
— Waynesville, NC 1910


137 Dry Ridge Inn

— Weaverville, NC 1849
138 Inn on Main Street
— Weaverville, NC 1900
The inn is a country Victorian built in 1900 by a physician for his home and offices. It has been a school and boarding house as well before becoming a B&B in 1990. Read More

West Jefferson

139 Meadowsweet Gardens Inn
— West Jefferson, NC 1895
Build in 1895 by scottish immigrant, Joe Campbell. Original American chestnut wood throughout and soapstone hearth all from the property. Read More


140 Big Mill Bed & Breakfast
— Williamston, NC 1918
All farm outbuildings are original and still in use. Read More


141 Rosehill Inn Bed & Breakfast

— Wilmington, NC 1848
142 Graystone Inn

— Wilmington, NC 1906
143 Stemmerman's Inn
— Wilmington, NC 1886
144 Camelia Cottage B&B
— Wilmington, NC 1889
145 C.W. Worth House B&B
— Wilmington, NC 1893
Charles W. He diversified the family business after Reconstruction by acquiring the Cape Fear Machine Works. Among notable Worth ancestors, the family tree includes Daniel Webster and Benjamin... Read More
146 Taylor House Inn
— Wilmington, NC 1905
USS North Carolina (2 miles), Fort Fisher (20 miles), Bellamy Mansion (2 blocks), Cape Fear Museum (1 block) Read More
147 Front Street Inn
— Wilmington, NC 1924


148 Brookstown Inn B&B

— Winston-Salem, NC 1837
149 The Augustus T. Zevely Inn

— Winston-Salem, NC 1844
Old Salem, founded in 1766, is a restored, Moravian community. Among the sites are the Historic Bethabara Park, the Piedmont Craftsman, Inc. and Mesda, the nation's only museum dedicated to... Read More
150 Shaffner House
— Winston-Salem, NC 1907
This Victorian mansion was built in 1907 and renovated into a bed and breakfast in 1990. Read More