Garden Tour at our Asheville Inn

The garden tour season is in full bloom the month of June and it seems every weekend offers opportunities to visit and learn in a wide variety of gardens. Whether you take in the extensive gardens of the always beautiful Biltmore Estate in any season, or visit one of Asheville’s beautiful private gardens, you will […]

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1889 WhiteGate Inn Awarded the Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating

The 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage is delighted and honored that AAA has awarded our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, NC the coveted Four Diamond rating! Kudos to Frank & Ralph and the entire staff, Brenda, Kyle, Kelly, Vicki, Sherry, and Ian for their hard work and dedication in making this happen. According to the […]

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Asheville and The WhiteGate Inn in GQ

We at The WhiteGate Inn were pleased to be mentioned in the May issue of GQ magazine, which featured a full page devoted entirely to the city of Asheville. Described as an anomaly in its home state, the reporter was generous in his praise and descriptions of why Asheville has become so popular. He mentions […]

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Movie Production at The WhiteGate Inn

It seems another major motion picture has started production in Asheville, NC. When a scout for Lionsgate, a premier independent film studio, showed up at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast a while back, we did not know what movie was in production. The scout took pictures of the common areas and was particularly interested in […]

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2011 Spring Tour of Asheville Inns

The Asheville Bed and Breakfast Association is holding a tour of Inns on April 16th and 17th. This two-day event offers tour goers a glimpse into our historic residences while providing delicious culinary treats along the way. Each Asheville Inn has partnered with a local restaurant, and tour goers will be able to enjoy the […]

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Fodor’s Names Asheville Among Top 10 Destinations

The travel guide gurus at Fodors.com have put together a list of top places to go in the world in 2011 and we are proud to announce that Asheville made the cut along with worldwide destinations such as Tokyo, Nicaragua, Copenhagen, and Morocco! Fodor’s representatives met with Asheville tourism officials recently and stressed Asheville’s unique […]

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Asheville Fringe Festival

The 1889 WhiteGate Inn, an Asheville NC bed and breakfast welcomes the Asheville Fringe Festival this Thursday. This is the ninth year for the festival and according to the Asheville Citizen Times the festival “is a performance extravaganza that demands artists of all types of genres and media to push their own boundaries and present […]

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Charleston in Winter

Frank and Ralph are glad to be back in Asheville after a week in Charleston, South Carolina at the National Bed and Breakfast conference (PAII). The conference is intense with seminars scheduled through the day over a three day period. At times you feel like your head will explode with all of the information thrown […]

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Happy New Year

The last of the Christmas decorations came down today. They come down a lot faster than they go up since everything was put away in a little over a day and it took over four days to decorate. The weather has cooperated and today was a sunny 48 degrees. January can be a fun time […]

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Marriage Proposal in the 1889 WhiteGate Inn Greenhouse

We have a guest checking in today who plans to propose to his girlfriend in the Greenhouse. Ralph spent time cleaning up and arranging blooming orchids and foliage plants in the sitting area. The guest has arranged to have roses, champagne, and chocolate covered strawberries waiting for the surprise proposal. We’ll let you know if […]

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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