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!"

The Gift Shop at The Esmeralda Inn


Are you looking for somthing different, special, local? We have a nice selection of gift items that are unusual and beautiful!

Jerry McAninch has a selection of "Jerry Built" jewelry featuring wire-wrapped stones on silk cords, with earrings to match some of the necklaces.

Debbie Higdon's beautiful precious metal pieces have joined the collection of jewelry for sale.




Have a cup of coffee and enjoy a delightful tale of a gentleman's winter at The Esmeralda!









There's a variety of 100% cotton Esmeralda T-Shirts, some with the image of the Inn on the back.


Local, handcrafted, organic based soaps from Laughing Elf Soap, etc. are available in a variety of styles, flavors and fragrances!









The latest additions are ironworks by Dave MacDonald of MacDonald Forge.

Veryle Lynn Cox creates these beautiful blue porcelain bowls .