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 Jacuzzi is Open for the Season!

Now that it's warmed up, the Jacuzzi is open for the season! There isn't a better place to relax after a day of hiking, horseback riding, siteseeing or shopping. The outdoor fireplace is available year round, so plan on gathering around the fire with our S'mores Survival Kit, a glass of wine or a cup hot chocolate.Outdoor Spa Area

We want our guests to relax. The Jacuzzi and Patio, with more than 1800 sq/ft of stone patio as well as a free formed 18-person, in ground Jacuzzi tub is designed for relaxation. While taking a leisurely soak, sit back, admire the stone work and listen to the fountain. There's a beautiful stone, outdoor fireplace on the patio. Ask for our Smores Survival Kit at the Front Desk and indulge!

Our outdoor Jucuzzi and patio is just another great area to take in the stunning views of the Rocky Broad River, Hickory Nut Gorge and Chimney Rock. Jacuzzi tub will normally be available for use from April 15th through October 31st.

Illuminated SpaThe Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant wants your stay to be a totally relaxing one. Spa treatments are available in specified rooms or by appointment locally. If a spa treatment isn’t for you, the Esmeralda will gladly create a great cookout and party for your next big event.

Our Patio:

- 1800 sq/ft of Terraced Stone Patio
- 16 Person PebbleTec. Stone Jacuzzi April-October.
- Stone Fireplace, always available.
- Outdoor Stone Shower

The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant is one of the few full service lodging facilities in the area.  Let the staff of the Esmeralda make your next visit to the area a special one.

Outdoor Spa AreaOutdoor Shower


Outdoor FireplaceThe spa area has an illuminated brick walkway.