TRAVEL GUIDE TO BRYSON CITY AND THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS

LOdging THE SMOKIES

Choose from Nine Unique Smoky Mountain Bed & Breakfasts and Inns

Each of the Bryson City area bed and breakfasts and inns is unique, reflecting the style and personality of its owner - innkeepers. Yet some things are generally consistent — comfortable lodging, good food and friendly innkeepers eager to help you get the most enjoyment out of your visit to Swain County. Your innkeeper is your host, your cook and your concierge.

Several inns have restaurants open for evening meals, or Sunday brunch. Some have banquet facilities for weddings, receptions, and meetings; and others offer settings for smaller gatherings.

And if you want to bring along the family pet, there's a Bryson City pet-friendly bed and breakfast or inn you both will love.

Use the accommodations finder (right) to search our directory of bed & breakfasts and inns. You can choose by preferred amenities; we know you will find one to your liking.

Bryson City is one hour west of Asheville, just three hours from Atlanta and Charlotte, and two hours from Greenville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.

 

Bed and Breakfasts & Country Inns in the
Bryson City, North Carolina Area

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Fryemont Inn

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Address:
245 Fryemont Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Area of Swain County: Bryson City
TF 800-845-4879
Local 828-488-2159
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Fryemont Inn has been a tradition in mountain hospitality since 1923. There are 32 rooms and suites in the lodge and 8 luxury fireplace suites. A two bedroom cabin is adjacent to the swimming pool and is a pet-friendly accommodation. The Historic Lodge & Restaurant are open mid-April through Thanksgiving weekend. Rates during that time include a full breakfast and a 4 course dinner. The cabin and fireplace suites are open all year. Free Wi-Fi in lobby.

McKinley Edwards Inn

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Contact: James (Jim) H. Adams, Jr.
Address:
208 Arlington Avenue
Bryson City, NC 28713
Area of Swain County: Bryson City
Local 828-488-9626
Mobile 214-642-5462
Fax 828-488-2838
McKinley Edwards Inn McKinley Edwards Inn is a beautiful property on 1.5 acres of lushly landscaped grounds located only minutes from downtown Bryson City. The main house is everything you would expect from an upscale inn with multiple common rooms for tv and movie viewing, rock fireplaces, and a 30 seat dining room for enjoying those delicious, complimentary, and cooked fresh to order breakfasts. For additional privacy, choose the 14 comfortable, shabby chic decorated queen and king rooms and for the ultimate in privacy go with the 2 bedroom, 1 bath cabin also located on the property.

Folkestone Inn B&B

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Address:
101 Folkestone Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
Area of Swain County: Deep Creek
TF 888-812-3385
Phone 828-488-2730
Fax 828-488-0722
A quiet and comfortable bed and breakfast located near the Deep Creek entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, just two miles north of Bryson City. Originally a 1920s mountain farmhouse, the Folkestone offers ten guest rooms, all with private baths. Upstairs rooms feature private balconies and mountain vistas, while the downstairs rooms offer an old world charm, with flagstone floors and pressed-tin ceilings. Breakfast specialties include eggs benedict and french toast stuffed with bananas and walnuts. Wireless Internet access.

Round Hill Bed and Breakfast

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Contact: Brian Bailey
Address:
83 Greasy Branch Rd.
Bryson City, NC 28713
Area of Swain County: Lower Alarka
Phone 828-808-6607
Phone 828-776-6346
Full Service Bed and Breakfast with kitchen access. Outside lot for dogs if needed. Wide porch with great view of Fontana Lake and the Great Smoky Mountains. Wi-Fi and washer and dryer.

Chalet Inn, The

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Contact: Hanneke Ware
Address:
285 Lone Oak Drive
Whittier, NC 28789
Area of Swain County: Whittier
Phone 828-586-0251
TF 800-789-8024
Chalet Inn, The Escape to romance & gracious lodging at the closest B&B to Great Smoky Mountains National Park main entrance and Blue Ridge Parkway. The area's only B&B awarded 3 diamonds from AAA and 100% rating from NC B&B and Inns Association. Large & economy rooms, a fireplace suite and jacuzzi suite. All with private baths & balconies/patios, A/C, robes, CD Players, free high speed WiFi. Enjoy smores at our campfire or cozying up to the fireplace in the Great Room; rates include full breakfast in the dining room, on the patio by the brook or in your suite. 22 private forested mountain acres with hiking trails.

Hemlock Inn

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Contact: Mort White
Address:
911 Galbraith Creek Rd.
Bryson City, NC 28713
Area of Swain County: Bryson City
Phone 828-488-2885
26 rooms with authentic country furniture and honest-to-goodness home cooking for breakfast and dinner. Cottages are available. Open mid April through December. WIFI available in common area.

West Oak Bed & Breakfast & Cabins

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Address:
101 Fryemont Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
Area of Swain County: Bryson City
Phone 828-488-2438
Mobile 828-736-0701
West Oak Bed & Breakfast & Cabins 5 modern, elegant rooms with private baths. Large screened-in porch and a deck with lovely views of Bryson City. Cabins, the Granite House, and the Victorian House are also available. Open year round.

Historic Calhoun Hotel

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Address:
135 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Area of Swain County: Bryson City
Phone 828-488-1234
Historic hotel within walking distance of Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Fifteen rooms, most with private bath. Spacious front porch with rocking chairs, antiques, period furniture, and handmade quilts. Family style meals arranged in advance featuring authentic Appalachian foods such as teas, homemade jams, jellies, cobblers, sourwood honey and hot biscuits. V/MC/DS.

Calhoun House Inn & Suites

 Air Conditioning
 Children Welcome
 In-room TV
 Internet Access
 Jacuzzi or hot tub
 Open Year Round
 Pets Allowed
Address:
110 Bryson Avenue
Bryson City, NC 28713
Area of Swain County: Bryson City
Phone 828-788-0505
Calhoun House Inn & Suites Historic Inn features spacious 4-room suites with private entrances, private baths with Jacuzzi tubs, fully equipped kitchens, pillow top mattresses, long range mountain views, two blocks from downtown Bryson City and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad depot. Two miles from the Deep Creek area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Continental breakfast provided in room. Free Wi-Fi. Modern amenities like central air & heat, natural gas fireplaces and everything you need for a comfortable stay, this place feels 'just like home'.

 

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Bryson City - Swain County
Chamber of Commerce

210 Main Street
P.O. Box 509
Bryson City, NC 28713

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Karen Proctor Wilmot
Executive Director

800-867-9246 toll-free
828-488-3681 local
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