Waxing Poetic in Scenic Asheville

1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage • Asheville, NC

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Escape Kit

  • A Two-Night Stay for Two, Sundays through Thursdays from January 2 to April 10 ($298) or Fridays and Saturdays from January 1 to February 28 ($298), in the Robert Frost, Dorothy Parker Room, Emily Dickinson, Carl Sandburg, or Oscar Wilde Suite
  • $50 Spa Credit
  • Daily Three-Course Breakfast for Two
  • Nightly Social Hour with Wine and Hors d'Oeuvres

The Destination
Asheville is out there, and not just because it's enshrined in the beautiful solitude of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Dubbed the "San Francisco of the East" and the "Paris of the South," this western North Carolina town boasts mind-blowing foliage and a delightfully anomalous New Age mindset. Yoga studios, vegan eateries, jazz jam sessions, and film screenings abound. The "Land of the Sky" thrives on its visitors, and greets them with street performances, local brews, and art galleries. Asheville is eminently walkable, so don't be surprised if your steps leave the sidewalk to join the footprints of the Appalachian Trail.

The Digs
Asheville's 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage is highly decorated, and its AAA Four Diamond award is just the beginning. Carved alabaster fixtures and wall sconces light the halls and antique German beer steins adorn the fireplace mantle in this restored Queen Anne-style lodging. Each of its ten rooms is named for a prominent poet—Frost, Dickinson, and Sandburg, to name a few—and features vaulted ceilings, elegant poster beds, and fresh local flowers. Your breakfast is just as ornate, with mushroom tarragon soufflé and cinnamon maple pecan rolls. Stroll through the garden fitted with Japanese maples and a koi pond; unwind with an in-room massage; or work up a sweat in the fitness room. Enjoy the sunset over downtown Asheville during the wine and hors d'oeuvres social hour, and let your creativity flow in North Carolina's sonnet-worthy Blue Ridge Mountains.

The Diversions
• Taste homemade Southern flavors at Tupelo Honey Cafe
• Go snow tubing at Wolf Ridge Ski Resort
• Bike, hike, or ride on horseback through Pisgah National Forest
• Mine for gems in Elijah Mountain
• Watch the glassblowers at work at the Asheville Glass Center

  • "We could not have picked a more perfect place to stay...The room, food, grounds, and staff were exceptional. The Innkeepers, Frank and Ralph, were awesome. I just cannot say enough. We are already planning our next visit."

    -- BedandBreakfast.com
  • "Fabulous food, terrific accommodations, great location. The owners are fabulous. We hope to return!"

    -- LivingSocial Member

Location

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    173 E. Chestnut Street Asheville, NC 28801
    800-485-3045 | get directions

escapes 30-day promise

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the fine print

  • Limit 1 voucher per reservation; vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay
  • Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Not valid toward existing or room block reservations
  •  Merchant cancellation/re-scheduling policy of 14 days applies; voucher subject to forfeiture
  • Voucher valid for up to 2 guests
  • No one under 18
  • May upgrade to luxury suite for an additional $100 due at time of booking; subject to availability
  •  Specific room choice not guaranteed, subject to availability
  • Dogs are welcome in Oscar Wilde Suite for an additional $50 per stay
  • Weekday vouchers may not be upgraded for use on weekend stays
  • Includes Nightly Social Hour with Wine and Hors D'œuvres, Complimentary Beverages and Freshly Baked Pastries and a $50 Spa Credit
  • Taxes/resort fee not included; payable directly to the property
  • Nights must be spent consecutively; all inclusions must be redeemed during one stay
  • The promotional value is valid only for date range purchased and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates
  • Blackout date(s): February 14-17, weekend package is not valid in March or April
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON April 10, 2014 • Enjoy By April 10, 2014