Sweet Biscuit Inn

77 Kenilworth Road, Asheville, North Carolina 28803
Innkeeper(s): Claudia & Christian Hickl
  • Living Area of the Sweet Biscuit Inn Carriage House

    Living Area of the Sweet Biscuit Inn Carriage House

 
  • Introduction

    The Sweet Biscuit Inn is a comfortable 7 room Inn and Carriage House located in Asheville, North Carolina's quiet wooded neighborhood of Kenilworth. Centrally located, this magnificent 1915 Colonial Revival home offers urban sophistication with a flair for comfort and friendliness.

    Located only 1 1/2 miles south of downtown Asheville's shops, galleries, restaurants and cafes. Only 1/2 mile north of the Biltmore estate entrance, the Sweet Biscuit Inn is convenient to all of Asheville's attractions. Whether you are visiting Asheville for the diverse cultural charm, the opulence of the Biltmore Estate, or the spectacular mountains of Western North Carolina, your visit with us will make you smile.

  • More About Sweet Biscuit Inn

     

    The Sweet Biscuit Inn features 11 foot ceilings, tiger oak wood floors, a dramatic formal staircase, and a relaxing front porch. Each guest room at the Sweet Biscuit Inn features a queen bed, a private full bath with antique tubs or showers and pedestal sink, cable television, air conditioning and wireless Internet access. A clever combination of antiques and family heirlooms were selected to give each room warmth and a familiar appeal. All of our rooms are full of southern charm and simplicity, offering comfort and shelter for your rest.

    The grounds of Sweet Biscuit Inn include a shade garden with an ornamental fish pond, a large brick patio, multiple beds of annual and perennial gardens, as well an imaginative playground.

    Mornings at the Sweet Biscuit Inn nourish the soul as breakfast aromas fill the air...hot coffee, homemade biscuits, muffins, scones, sweet cinnamon rolls, country bacon, sausages and egg specialties. These are but a few of the items served. Guests gather in the warmth of the dining room, where a crackling fire takes off any morning chills. Colorful mismatched Fiestaware dishes set the table. An eclectic mix of candlesticks cast a warm glow, starting your day on a cheerful note.

    The owners, Claudia and Christian Hickl manage this 7,000 square foot home with their son, Vincent, sometimes assisting. Your children are welcome too. Their presence adds humor and vitality to our casually unpretentious and most delightful Bed and Breakfast.

    Sweet Biscuit Inn is a relaxing Inn in Asheville, North Carolina with urban sophistication, a flair for comfort and friendliness, and prices that can't be beat! A visit to Sweet Biscuit Inn is like visiting the "nice" relatives. We greet you at the door, help with the luggage, settle you into your room, and offer a refreshing drink. If you are road weary, relax. If you are ready for action, we orient you with maps and point you in the right direction.

  • Restaurants

     

    We will help you choose a restaurant and make your reservations. What are you in the mood for? Italian, Mediterranean, Thai, Chinese or Southern? Family friendly or romantic or fun? Asheville is known for variety and quality in our dining scene. We will share our favorites and listen to your preferences. We eat there, before we send you there.

  • Hiking, Biking or Sightseeing

     

    Stay with us, and go where the locals go. We can show you quick day hikes of less than a mile or trails that take all day. We will guide you to waterfall destinations, panoramic vistas, rafting or horseback riding. Urban Hikes? Sample Asheville's splendor of shops, galleries and museums. Don't forget the magnificent Biltmore Estate nearby. Voted one of the top 10 homes to visit in the USA, this American castle must be seen to be believed.

  • Picnics

    Care for a pic-a-nic? If you do, we can prepare it for you or steer you to several sandwich shops or delis that get you on your way. Give us a day's advance notice and tell us what your food preferences may be. We even have the basket and blanket ready for you to pack in the car.

  • Babysitting

    If you came as a family, you may want a bit of time alone as well. Movie, dinner or gallery hopping are not always a kid's choice for fun. We have a short list of child care providers that you will be pleased with. Give us advance notice for some Mom and Dad time. We have a great playground, and plenty of games or toys to share.

  • Gift Certificates

    Do you need a terrific gift for someone that needs a break? We can help you! Sweet Biscuit Inn will put together a packet for your recipient. There is a year expiration date for their visit to Asheville. They choose their date, call to confirm availability and the room is theirs. Simple and an amazing gift. We have hosted newlyweds, anniversaries, and birthdays.

  • Family Reunions

    A family reunion held at Sweet Biscuit Inn is about as fun as it can get. Your family can take over the entire Inn or just a few rooms. Our Inn is perfect for hanging around and enjoying each member of the family. We have several sitting areas, a huge front porch with swing, a front lawn with croquet, a side playground, and a back brick patio and garden with tables and benches. We can help you plan places to see or you can relax and visit with each other. Our home is really your home.

  • Guest Comments

    "Thank you for the marvelous weekend! We loved waking up to a warm fire in the dining hearth. Your home and family is a pleasure. Your hospitality is superb. We will see you on our next visit to Asheville." Kathy & Ken

    "We enjoyed your lovely home. The accommodations were comfortable, the food delicious, and the company entertaining. My family felt truly at home. We look forward to coming back and we will definitely tell our friends." The Nelson Family

    "What a great time! Can't tell you what we enjoyed most - the company, the breakfasts or playing with Olivia! Thanks for your super hospitality and sharing your family. We truly hated to leave - you all are the greatest!!" Ethel and Charlie Ethel & Charlie

    "We have stayed at many B&B's, but we have to say, your hospitality has all of them beat! The food was wonderful." Peggy & Nick

    "You have made this wonderful old house into a welcoming haven - and we appreciate your kindness." Anne

    "Everything was excellent! It felt as if we were in our own home, except that your breakfast was much better!" Karen & Roman

    "Thank you for the gracious, delicious welcome to Asheville. What a wonderful way to meet a new town and its civilized ways." Eric

 
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