Balsam Mountain Inn A North Carolina Getaway
If you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life you will have to plan a trip to the Balsam Mountain Inn. Here you will be able to get back to the simple things in life, relax and rejuvenate your body. The inn is housed a building that is over one hundred years old that was has been restored rather than renovated. The owners of the inn felt that renovating the building would take away some of its historical significance and choose to keep most of the building the way it has been for one hundred years. Inside the inn you will find fifty comfortably decorated rooms that are nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Guests are often surprised to find that all of the rooms and suites have their own private bathrooms. To ensure that they are kept modern, the owners of the hotel has installed telephones and televisions in each room as they understand that these features are needed for comfort as well. This inn is the perfect location for a company retreat or team building seminar as it is the perfect place for people to relax and leave the business world behind. There is an on-site restaurant that is open to both guests of the hotel and local residents of the area. During peak seasons it is often hard to a get a table and reservations are required.
There are four different room types at the Balsam Mountain Inn. There are some rooms that have only showers and there are others that feature old fashioned claw foot tubs. Each room has been decorated and designed differently to give all guests of the inn a unique hotel experience while staying there. In each room you will find large vintage furniture and beautiful works of art that have been added to the walls for decoration. It has only been in the last twenty years that guests could stay at the inn all year round. Prior to 1991 the inn was operated only in the summer months and at that time it has over one hundred guest rooms. Changes were made and now there are fifty spacious rooms and suites. Guests of the inn will receive a complimentary breakfast with their room which they can enjoy in the hotel restaurant.
The Balsam Mountain Inn is the perfect location for anyone who loves the outdoors. Minutes from the inn you will find a number of hiking and biking trails that will keep you busy for days at a time. If fishing is a passion of yours then you must make your reservation now. Located in the surrounding area are a number of guided fished tours where you will be taken to some of the top fishing areas in the Blue Mountains. You get to keep everything you catch and normally the company taking you out will clean and pack the fish for you so that you can take it home after your vacation is over. This is a great place to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.