At our Asheville Bed and Breakfast: “Love is in the Air”

June is normally the time we think about romance since historically this is a month when we see so many engagements and weddings. This June 2012, Cupid must have been shooting a lot of extra arrows at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn, our Asheville N.C. Bed and Breakfast. One Saturday, a couple of weeks ago, Ralph was […]

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“The Importance of Education in the B&B Industry”

Frank & Ralph have just returned from the annual PAII conference in Little Rock, Arkansas and we are still trying to sort through all the information and ideas that we brought back. PAII is the educational organization of our B&B industry and many of the experts in travel and tourism industry are represented at the annual conference. We attended lectures on […]

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“Bucket List Asheville for 2012″

The Asheville Chamber of Commerce has just published an interesting Bucket List for Asheville that has some interesting suggestions. We thought we would pass along this information to former and future guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast. Someone at the Chamber does have an interesting sense of humor, as they emphasize that you need […]

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“Chocolate Asheville, and the 1889 WhiteGate Inn”

The subject of Chocolate is always a popular one in Asheville, and at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn, the sweet life is taken seriously. Guests may experience our signature Flour-less Chocolate Torte with a Warm Raspberry Coulis as part of their three-course breakfast at our Asheville B&B. Yes, chocolate can be experienced at breakfast – and […]

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“Asheville Winter Romantic Outings”

Even though it has not felt like winter yet in Asheville, we know that it can not be far behind. Our Asheville Bed and Breakfast has been very busy this December and some of the activity can be attributed to the beautiful warm weather. Guests were able to stroll around downtown in their shirtsleeves into the third […]

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“Hauntings at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn”

With Halloween now behind us for another year, we are reminded to think about those spirits that surround us at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn. Last week at breakfast, a couple staying with us mentioned that they had taken one of our Asheville Ghost Tours and were surprised when the bus stopped at the WhiteGate Inn […]

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“1889 WhiteGate Inn or The Money Pit”

Guests are always asking if it’s hard to keep our Asheville Inn in good shape and the answer is “Yes and No”. When you own a structure that is over 120 years old, you get used to what it takes to keep it looking good. For those guests who stayed with us recently you may have noticed […]

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"Titanic in the Mountains"

One of the most interesting aspects of owning a Bed and Breakfast is that you never know who may be sitting at your breakfast table. Everyone has a story or two to tell, and we never know what we may learn about our guests. One morning Frank was joking about who was the oldest guest […]

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"Musical Voyage into the Fourth Dimension"

The line up for Asheville’s Moogfest continues to expand as Brian Eno has just announced he will attend. Moogfest is a 3-day, multi-venue event held in Asheville, NC, the place Bob Moog called home for the last 30 years of his life. The 2011 festival will be held the weekend of October 28-30. Moogfest will […]

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"Why Asheville is a Vacation Destination"

The 1889 WhiteGate Inn was pleased to have recently hosted a couple that made the most of their four days in our beautiful area. We were amazed at everything they managed to do during their stay and we were delighted to help with recommendations and directions. They checked-in and joined the rest of the guests […]

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Contact Us

1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage
173 E. Chestnut Street
Asheville, North Carolina (NC) 28801
innkeeper@whitegate.net
www.whitegate.net

Toll Free: 1-800-485-3045
Phone: 1-828-253-2553
Fax: 1-828-281-1883