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Where to Stay in Asheville

by Eugenia Lazaris

Jan 15, 2020

The Biltmore Estate, Asheville © Florentino David | Dreamstime

Destinations / North America

Asheville, North Carolina, is home to some great neighborhoods that are a must for visitors to this great town. Each one has its own charm and beauty along with some great places to stay. The city is a hotbed of activity and local culture with thriving food, music and art scenes. Make the most of your trip to this funky town by knowing where to stay to experience the best of what the city has to offer.


Downtown is perhaps the most popular place, not to mention the most convenient, to stay during a trip to Asheville. Not only is it home to numerous hotels, including trendy boutique hotels that have personalities of their own, but it is the perfect launching point to experience the rest of the amazing neighborhoods.


Downtown Asheville is home to a vibrant music scene. Music venues are plentiful in the city with local musicians performing live nightly. It is also home to an incredible food and bar scene. South Slope, a neighborhood just south of downtown known for its growing brewery scene, is a great place to explore and experience some local bites and brews. It’s also a great opportunity to see how the city is transforming an old, industrial, warehouse neighborhood into a trendy hot spot.


Just north of the downtown district is the Montford neighborhood, where you can catch a glimpse into the city’s past. This historic district boasts hundreds of homes, most built 1890–1920. It is a great place for strolling the peaceful streets to see the incredible architecture and well-manicured gardens of the neighborhood.





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