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!"

Photo Galleries

These photo galleries show you more of our Inn and the surrounding areas. Enjoy.

Photo Gallery for Esmeralda Inn

Inn Photos

Originally built in 1891, and completely renovated in 2005, the Esmeralda Inn is a spectacular property built using local materials and craftsmen. We are registered with North Carolina Preservation Authority. This gallery contains photos of our inn, rooms and property.

Esmeralda Inn Gatherings


Photos of the many gatherings held at the Esmeralda Inn throughout the year.

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Area Photos

Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and the Asheville are beautiful areas of North Carolina to visit all year around. This photo gallery shares some of the sights to see.







Photos for these pages provided courtesy of Bart Boeckler, Jeff Miller & Brian Dressler