The Asheville area hosts over 2 million overnight visitors each year. These visitors come from all across the United States and the world, each with their own reasons for visiting the mountains of Western North Carolina. They do however have one thing in common; a need to find an Asheville lodging that serves their individual needs. As the demand for accommodations has steadily increased over the last fifteen years, so has the supply. The Asheville area has lodgings of every type and for every budget. Asheville has typical vacation destination lodgings in the form of hotels, motels, resorts and retreat centers. In addition to these traditional lodgings the Asheville area, including the direct perimeter of the city, is full of more comfortable, relaxing lodgings such as luxury cabins, rustic cabins, rental condos, bed and breakfasts, and country inns. Two well known accommodations that fall into this category are the Grove Park Inn Resort in North Asheville and the Inn at the Biltmore Estate in South Asheville. For those wanting a taste of the outdoors without truly roughing it, consider one of Western many campgrounds and RV parks. Asheville even has a hostel, for a more European style, communal lodging experience.
Hotels and Motels
For an accessible lodging close to the action of Downtown Asheville, the best choice is a hotel or motel. To learn about the areas of town with an abundance of hotels visit our Asheville Hotels guide. To begin your search immediately, visit our Hotels and Motels Directory.
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns
Whether you want to be right in the action of the city of Asheville, or prefer the quiet atmosphere of the surrounding mountains, there is a Bed and Breakfast or Country Inn to accommodate you. Begin by reading our Asheville Bed and Breakfasts guide, or jump straight into our B & B and Country Inns Directory.
The mountains of Western North Carolina are known for having an abundance of Rental Cabins. These cabins come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from luxurious, spacious lodgings to rustic, quaint structures with minimal amenities. To find the right cabin for your vacation check out or Asheville Cabins guide, or explore our Cabins and Rentals Directory.
Other Vacation Rentals
Asheville offers many vacation rentals that wouldn’t be categorized as cabins. The area has many homes available for short term rental. Also, some condo owners accept short term vacation rentals. To find a rental visit our Asheville Rentals guide, or our Cabins and Rentals Directory.
Resorts and Retreat Centers
The Asheville area has several resorts and retreat centers. Some are general purpose lodgings, while others cater to a particular interest or focus on an area attraction. Examples of these focused resorts and retreat centers include: ski resorts, retreats for artists, golf resorts, recovery retreat centers, and beauty spa retreats. For more information about golf resorts and courses visit our Asheville Golf section. For skiing and snowboarding slopes and resorts visit our Skiing and Snowboarding guide. For all others please select from the following directories: Resorts, Retreat Centers.
Campgrounds and RV Parks
Campgrounds and RV Parks offer travelers an outdoors experience without all the gear and knowledge required of a full scale backpacking trip. Car camping at a campground can be a great way to expose young children to camping before they are old enough to appreciate a true camping trip. It can also be a relaxing and romantic way for any couple to escape the noise and hubbub of city life. To find a campground or RV park near Asheville, visit our Campgrounds Directory. For more information about buying and selling campground memberships, please check out our Campground Memberships article.
Asheville Accommodations Directory
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