Arbor House of Black Mountain Bed and Breakfast

207 Rhododendron Avenue, Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711

High Windy Suite

$189.00 / $195.00 night

Spacious room overlooking native plants and trees. The High Windy, named for one of the highest peaks southeast of the town of Black Mountain, is located on the second floor. This room features a queen-sized bed and comfortable sitting chair with queen sized sleeper sofa near a large window overlooking a tiered garden. Two European roof windows provide lots of light and the cool mountain breezes. As you enter the bath, light floods from the skylight into the two-person, walk-in, tile and glass-block shower with multiple sprays.

Room Amenities:

  • Queen-size bed, plus queen sized sofa bed
  • European roof windows in bedroom and bathroom
  • Two-person walk in tile and glass block shower with multiple sprays
  • Two reading chairs with table and lamp
  • 32" Cable TV with /uSB device connectivity and DVD Player
  • Wi-fi
  • Alram Clock
  • Box fan adding breeze to AC
  • Bedroom over 450 sq ft plus 120 sq ft bsthroom
  • +$25 per person for 3or 4.
  • Max occupancy: 4

Greybeard Suite

$189.00 / $205.00 night

On the first floor, overlooking the lake is Greybeard, named for another of the peaks to the north of the B&B. The room features a queen-sized, black poster bed and comfortable reading chairs. Open the windows and you’ll be treated to the sights and sounds of the spray of the fountain and the ducks on the lake. Glass French doors open into a spacious bath with a wainscoted, two-person whirlpool tub and fluted glass and tile shower. The custom-built vanity, created from an antique dresser, has a large marble top with a white-fluted, porcelain sink.

Room Amenities:

  • Queen-size bed
  • Two-person whirlpool tub
  • Separate shower
  • Two chairs with reading lamp
  • 32" Cable TV with /uSB connectivity and DVD Player
  • Wi-fi
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cantral A/C
  • Box fan
  • 1st floor lakeside
  • Bedroom over 250 sq ft plus 100 sq ft bathroom
  • Max occupancy: 2

Lookout Suite

$210.00 / $230.00 night

Large lake-facing room is named for Lookout Mountain, one of the many peaks north of the B&B. It is located on the second floor with a beamed balcony that provides spectacular views over Lake Tomahawk and up toward Craggy Gardens and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Snuggle down in the plush king-sized bed and wake up to these mountain views. Put your feet up and relax in the sitting room with its oversize ottoman, sofa and chair. Step into the sunlit bath and pamper yourself with the glass shower, pedestal sink, and two-person whirlpool tub.

Room Amenities:

  • Private patio with wrought iron chairs and table
  • King-size bed
  • Two-person whirlpool tub
  • Plush robes
  • Separate shower
  • Love seat sofa
  • Antique ice cream table with two chairs
  • 32" Cable TV with usb device connectivity and DVD Player
  • Wi-fi
  • Alarm Clock
  • Central A/C
  • Box fan
  • 2nd floor
  • Bedroom over 450 sq ft plus 120 sq ft bathroom
  • Max occupancy: 2

Pinnacle Suite

$159.00 / $175.00 night

Easily accessible from the entrance to the B&B is Pinnacle, named for the second highest peak on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Refreshing and inviting, this room has two twin beds that can be converted into a king bed if needed. The blue and white color theme is carried throughout the room from the bed furnishings to the comfortable chairs and décor, including a large collection of Chinese vases, plates and teapots. White on white octagonal tile and wainscoting in the bath continue the old-style arts and crafts theme of the B&B.

Room Amenities:

  • King-size bed or convertible to two twin beds
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Two chairs with reading lamps
  • 32" Cable TV with USB connnectivity and DVD Player
  • Wi-fi
  • Alrm Clock
  • Central  A/C
  • Box fan
  • 1st floor, Easily Accessible
  • Bedroom over 250 sq ft plus 70 sq ft bathroom

Studio Suite

$155.00 / $205.00 night

This is on the same property as the Bed and Breakfast and is on the second floor of the carriage house, overlooking the mountains and the  lake.  Open the windows and you’ll be treated to the sights and sounds of the fountain and the ducks on the lake. All toiletries, hair dryer, sheets and towels are provided.  Parking  for the Studio is marked at the top of the driveway. You have full access to the B&B and its property.

You will be served a full sized gourmet breakfast. Serving time is posted inside the B&B pantry.

Room Amenities:

  • Queen-sized bed
  • Dog Friendly
  • Single Shower
  • Comphy Chair
  • 32" Cable TV with USB device connectivity and DVD Player
  • Wi-fi
  • Alarm clock
  • Central A/C
  • Couch
  • Microwave, dorm fig, coffee pot, teapot, and toaster
  • Studio is over 500 sq ft
  • Max Occupancy: 2

Pet Policy

If you plan to bring your pet, you must notify us at the time you make your reservation. We accept canine travelers. We charge a $25.00 pet fee per pet, per stay. Maximum canine occupancy is 2.

We ask that you not leave your dog unattended. When not with you in the room, dogs must be kenneled or kept in your vehicle.

You are responsible for your pet’s behavior. We have an outdoor grassy area and dog poop bags. A dog waste bucket is located outside to the left side of the carriage house. Pets must remain on leashes or under owner command at all times while on inn property. Pets are welcome in most shops and some restaurants on leash.

We will provide your pet with a doggy bowls.

We do not allow your pet to sleep on the bed with you or to sit on the furniture. Feel free to bring your pet’s favorite blanket or bed as well. We do not allow dogs inside the main building.

Looking forward to meeting you and making you comfortable during your stay!


  • Policies

    Rates, Check-in and Check-out

    • Rates/Policies are subject to change and vary during high impact periods and special requests. Rates are for one or two people and include a complimentary full three course breakfast.
    • Check-in time is 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM.  We will, however, be happy to check you in early, if the room is not occupied and has been cleaned. If we are at the B&B, we can provide you with keys to the room and leave your bags to be put in the room by the innkeeper.   Just as you would expect your room to be ready at check-in time, we are counting on you to arrive as close to the specified time as possible. Please e-mail or phone us to let us know if your scheduled arrival time has changed just in case we have to run errands. We do understand that at times plane flights might be delayed etc. and it may prove impossible to contact us, but a phone call or email is really appreciated if at all possible.  You will be invoiced for an additional check-in charge if you arrive before 2:00 p.m. or after 9:00 p.m.
    • Payment can be made by American Express, Master Card, Visa, and cash upon arrival (no personal checks).   Cash  payment gets a 5% discount.  Balance of bill charged to card upon arrival unless we are notified of different payment.  Bill  includes state and local sales tax (7.00%) and the Buncombe county local room occupancy tax (6%).
    • Check-out time is 11:00 AM, as we have to prepare the room for the next check-in. If you have a late flight to catch, you are welcome to leave your baggage with us for the day.
    • Off-street Parking is provided for all guests on the Arbor House of Black Mountain North Carolina grounds (limit of one guest vehicle per room).
    • 10% Discounts for all veterans for mid-week stays; week-long stays; January-April, except holidays. Reduced rates may not be in effect during special promotions. No package or other discount can be included when a gift card is utilized.
    • Business Travelers: We offer special midweek rates and policies for our business travelers. Please ask the innkeeper. We will be happy to help you have a comfortable stay while completing your business in the area.
    • Group bookings for the entire Arbor House Bed and Breakfast grounds are available.  This includes events such as corporate retreats, weddings, reunions, ladies weekends, etc. Group events should be booked directly with the Innkeeper by phone as the prices and policies may vary for special events. Group bookings are due in full 30 days prior to event dates.
    • The property can be used for weddings for a maximum of 20 people.  Parking is limited.  These events should be booked directly with the innkeeper by phone.
    • Two-night weekend minimum stay is required from May to October and all major holidays.
    • Smoke-free facility; smoking permitted out-of-doors in designated area on the property.
    • Our Studio Rental allows children and dogs. The two following rules are enforced for the Bed and Breakfast.
    • Regrettably pets are not allowed in the B&B. The Innkeepers’ pet is confined to the owners’ quarters.
    • In the B&B, children over twelve years old are welcome. All rooms are rated for 2 people maximum occupancy. No sleeping bags or cots can be brought in to rooms. Our Bed & Breakfast is an adult facility.
    • Please view the remainder of our 'Rates, Check-in, and Check-out' policies here.

    Cancellation Policy

    It is the responsibility of our guests at the time of booking to consider these policies. Please be sure of your dates and travel plans before you book your stay with us. Once we have committed to hold a room for you, we will turn subsequent inquiries away. Due to the intimate size of our B&B, any cancellations greatly affect us. We appreciate your understanding of our policies as explained below.

    • Reservation deposit: All reservations made by phone, email, or online are charged a non-refundable $50 at the time of booking.
    • Cancellations and refunds: Cancellations must be made by speaking to the innkeeper. Cancellations or shortening your stay within 10 days of your arrival date and/or checking out early will result in the full charges for the entire time of your reserved stay. If we can rebook your room(s), a full or partial refund will be extended.
    • Group Booking Cancellations: Refunds of deposit will be made if cancellation notice is received at least 30 calendar days prior to arrival date. Cancellation policy applies. If less than thirty days and we are able to re-rent the rooms, a full or partial refund will still be extended.
    • If the number of nights booked is over 8 nights, the cancellation rules will be the same as a group booking.
    • Early Departures: While we sympathize with unforeseen circumstances, once you have checked in, the room is no longer available to rent therefore no refunds will be given.
    • No-Shows: If you have a confirmed reservation and you do not arrive, we will consider that to be a No-Show and you forfeit the deposit paid. No Shows will be charged for all reserved dates.
    • Gift Certificates: Gift Certificates towards your reservation still require a deposit on the balance, paid with a valid credit card upon reservation, and are subject to all cancellation policies.
    • Important: We recommend that you contact your travel agent or credit card company regarding trip cancellation insurance to cover refund of accommodations costs in case of unforeseen changes to your plans (such as, delays, strikes, closure of airspace, death in family, etc.).

    Privacy Policy

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