The Aberdeen Inn

64 Linden Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Innkeeper(s): Michele Kala & Tom Boyle
 
  • Summary

    Adventures for Everyone

    One of the first houses built in the early 1900s, near downtown and the Biltmore Estate, this home rests on a small rise surrounded by natural, peaceful greenery.

    The Aberdeen Inn in Asheville, North Carolina is conveniently located five minutes from downtown Asheville and ten minutes from America's largest home, the Biltmore Estate.

    There are all kinds of different adventures waiting to be discovered in Asheville. Cross the Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain, a mile above sea level, which has been named an International Biosphere Reserve. Take the thirty-minute tour of the Linville Caverns inside of Humpback Mountain, go hiking alongside whitewater rivers in The Pisgah National Forest, and explore the Cherokee Indian Reservation's attractions.

    All of the guestrooms at The Aberdeen Inn include a private bath, luxurious robes, central air conditioning, ceiling fans, a television with a DVD player and Wi-Fi access. Complimentary wine, beer and other beverages are available twenty-four hours a day.

    Each day at the Aberdeen Inn begins with a full gourmet breakfast served from 8:30AM to 9:30AM on the porch or in the sunroom. The guest parlor with its fireplace and television with a DVD and VCR player as well as the columned wraparound porch with its soothing rocking chairs are perfect spots to unwind at the end of each day.

     

  • Introduction

    The Aberdeen Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, frontThe Aberdeen Inn, where for a while, you can step away from your too-busy world to rediscover simple, peaceful pleasures. Awaken gently to the song of the birds outside your window. Savor the aroma of freshly brewed international coffee delivered to your room.

    Renew your spirit as you unwind on the porch and marvel at nature's artistry, whether it be clouds of dogwood and azalea blossoms or the blaze of autumn colors.  Recall your childhood as you watch fireflies dance to a chorus of crickets accompanied by the creak of your porch rocker. Linger over breakfast conversation with new friends or with that one special person. Or just enjoy a good book in front of a flickering fire.

    The Aberdeen Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, dining areaYour "home", built as a large family residence in the 1900s, is now a part of the Grove Park neighborhood of North Asheville, North Carolina, close to downtown and convenient to Biltmore Estate. One of the earliest houses built in the area, it rests comfortably on a small rise surrounded by nearly an acre of lawns, shurbs and trees. The furnishings of antiques, family heirlooms and unusual pieces decorate the luxurious but comfortable rooms. Lovely linens and European bedding combined with mixes of charming old silver and china settings adds to your pampered stay. From the columned, wraparound front porch, the oak and dogwood trees frame your view of the mountains surrounding Asheville.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Tom Boyle and Michele Kala for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Travelers stay with us for our homey feeling and our delicious breakfasts.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are best known for our breakfasts and homey atmosphere.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The #1 reason to visit Asheville is The Biltmore Estate or Mother Nature - one or the other equal.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Our best compliments usually include "Totally relaxing and great food."

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Many people do not know that Asheville has amazing eating establishments. Dining out for dinner is very, very good.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Visitors staying for more than a couple of nights can often enjoy a special event or a wide variety of things to please all.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Downtown Asheville is one mile for those that enjoy walking.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    We love Buchon's which offers French fare, Avenue M serving Continental and Vinnie's which offers Italian. They are all equally wonderful.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    The Chambers web page gets to it all - ashevillechamber.org/

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 5 rooms and 1 Cottage (2 room suite).

    Do you accept pets?

    We do not accept pets.

     

  • Amenities

    Aberdeen Inn provides all the luxuries to make your visit as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

    All rooms include:

    • A private bath and big fluffy robes
    • King or queen-sized beds
    • Central A/C and ceiling fans
    • Television with DVD player

    Additional amenities provided are:

    • A full gourmet breakfast served daily
    • Wine, beer and beverages are complimentary and available 24 hours a day
    • Wi-fi is available for your laptop
    • A fireplace and television with DVD/VCR player in the Guest Parlor

    The Aberdeen Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, porchThe Aberdeen Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, porch2

    The Aberdeen Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, living areaThe Aberdeen Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, stairs

  • Breakfast

    Baked Eggs Louisianne

    Michele serves Tom's delectable breakfast that includes coffee, juice, fruits, pastries, pancakes, tarts, custards, eggs, sausages, ham, bacon and a dessert! A beautiful way to start your day. This full gourmet is served on the porch or in the sun room. Breakfast is served from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. unless special arrangements are made.

     

  • Weddings & Special Events

    The Aberdeen Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, weddings

  • Asheville Area Attractions and Activities

    • Biltmore Estates (10 minutes)
    • Downtown Shops and Restaurants (5 minutes)
    • Antiquing
    • Arts & Crafts Galleries
    • Hiking
    • River Rafting
    • Blue Ridge Parkway
    • Botanical Gardens
    • Cherokee Indian Reservation
    • Chimney Rock Park
    • Connemara, Home of Carl Sandburg
    • Cradle of Forestry
    • Craggy Gardens
    • Farmers Market
    • Folk Art Center
    • Grandfather Mountain
    • Great Smoky Mountains Railway
    • Linville Caverns
    • Linville Gorge/Falls
    • Pisgah National Forest
    • Thomas Wolf Memorial
    • Vance Homestead
  • How to Find Us

    From I-40, exit 5B

    1. From I-40, exit 5B, on to I-240 and head north on Charlotte Street (away from downtown) for .8 mile to Evelyn Place (at the top of a small park on the left)
    2. Turn left on Evelyn Place for .3 mile to Murdock Avenue
    3. Turn left on Murdock Avenue for 1 block to Robindale
    4. Turn right. Robindale stops at Linden Avenue (at the Aberdeen Inn's sign)

    From I-40, exit 5A

    1. From I-40, exit 5A on to I-240 and head north on Merrimon Street (away from downtown) for .8 mile to Annandale Avenue (next to Claxton Elementary School)
    2. Turn right on Annadale to second street, Robindale, turn left and go to stop sign, Linden Avenue
    3. Turn left on Linden and then left on Inn's driveway
  • Kid Friendly

    Children are welcome.