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!"

Room Descriptions

You get much more than a room when you stay with us! Every stay includes:

  • Complimentary Breakfast served every morning.
  • Fresh baked cookies available on arrival.

The Esmeralda has several types of rooms available all of which offer the same spa-quality amenities.

Deluxe RoomTraditional Rooms

Our Traditional Rooms offer luxury linens, environmentally friendly spa toiletries; extraordinarily comfortable beds, 32” high definition flat panel televisions, Bose Wave music systems, wireless internet access, and private baths. Deluxe rooms usually face the gardens or our new patio and outdoor Jacuzzi area. These rooms average 235 sq/ft. All rooms include seasonal outdoor stone Jacuzzi.

Mountain View Rooms Mountain View Room

Our  Mountain View Queen Rooms feature  stunning views of Chimney Rock, the Rocky Broad River, and the surrounding Hickory Nut Gorge, along with all of the amenities of our Deluxe Rooms. Mountain View rooms feature our extraordinarily comfortable Queen Size beds. These rooms will tend to be cozier with an average 188 sq/ft of space. All rooms include seasonal outdoor stone Jacuzzi.

Premium Mountain View Rooms Premium Mountain View Room, King bed

Our Premium Mountain View Rooms are slightly larger rooms offering the same amenities as our Mountain View Rooms but with a larger, more open floor plans and breathtaking views. The Premium Mountain View Room is available with either a King sized bed or two Queens. Electronically controlled ceiling fan in room.

Premium Mountain View Room, Two Queen beds

Terrace King RoomsTerrace King Room, King Bed

Our Terrace King Rooms are our largest, most luxurious rooms, offering the same amenities as our Premium Mountain View Rooms as well as direct access to our second floor public terrace where the dramatic views and sounds of the Rocky

Terrace Overlooking Lush Greenery

Broad River can be had sitting on a rocking chair and enjoying, at your leisure. These rooms average 270 sq/ft. All rooms include seasonal outdoor stone Jacuzzi. Electronically controlled ceiling fan in room.