The lobby is a beautiful rustic place to relax.Guest rooms are luxuriously appointed.Rocking chairs for relaxing on the porch.Enjoy an exquisite dinner in our gourmet restaurant.Fine furnishings and ambiance.Enjoy our beautiful spa and patio.The Esmeralda Inn in Chimney Rock, NC


"Quiet Setting overlooking the Broad River"

"We could see Chimney Rock from our porch."

"So close to Lake Lure!"

Esmeralda Inn - Lake Lure Area Hotel Accommodations

The Esmeralda Inn is a beautiful 14 room Inn that first opened in 1891 with all the charm and personality of the surrounding Hickory Nut Gorge. The Inn has been transformed over the years providing our guests accommodations with a warm, contemporary ambience. All rooms are very comfortable and offer luxury linens, environmentally friendly spa toiletries, plush robes, extraordinarily comfortable beds, 32" high definition flat panel televisions, Bose Wave music systems, wireless internet accPremium View Roomess, and private baths.

To compliment your room experience, The Esmeralda makes available a large leisure area where guests can relax and enjoy multiple seating areas, quiet reading space, television and game room featuring billiard table, foosball, air hockey and board games.

The Esmeralda has several types of guest rooms available.





Game Room The spa area has an illuminated brick walkway. Leisure Area