1889 WhiteGate Inn and Cottage provides luxurious and inviting accommodations. Our Asheville bed and breakfast is just minutes from the city’s historic downtown. The eleven distinctive guest rooms in the Inn, Carriage House and Bungalow honor distinguished poets. Each guest room is uniquely decorated and features a flat screen TV, DVD player, WiFi, as well as CD player. Poetry volumes by each featured poet are included in each room. The Cottage has one bedroom and a full kitchen. This 4 Diamond award winning Asheville, NC inn is the closest inn to downtown and includes a 3 course breakfast each morning.

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  • King bed
  • Four-poster bed
  • Fireplace
  • Claw-foot slipper bath tub
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • Queen bed
  • Four-poster bed
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting room
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • Queen bed
  • Gas fireplace
  • Shower
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • King bed
  • Jetted tub
  • European style shower
  • Sitting room
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • King bed
  • Fireplace
  • 2 Person Jacuzzi
  • Steam shower
  • Private entrance
  • King bed
  • Fireplace
  • 2-person Jacuzzi
  • Sitting room
  • Private entrance
  • Porch
  • ADA compliant
  • King bed
  • Fireplace
  • 2 person Jacuzzi
  • Separate shower
  • Private entrance
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • King bed
  • Fireplace
  • 2-person Jacuzzi
  • Private entrance
  • Private porch
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • King bed
  • Fireplace
  • 2-person Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • Dog friendly
  • King bed
  • 2 person Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room
  • Private entrance
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • Dog friendly
  • King & queen beds
  • Two bedrooms
  • 2-person Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • TV w/ DVD player
  • Dog friendly

Room Guests Bed Bath Features
Robert Frost Room 2 King Claw-foot tub and shower Four poster bed, fireplace Check Rates
Emily Dickinson Suite 2 Queen Shower Four poster bed, fireplace, separate sitting room Check Rates
Dorothy Parker Room 2 Queen Shower Mission-style furniture, gas fireplace Check Rates
Carl Sandburg Suite 2 King Jetted tub and European style shower Sleigh bed, separate sitting room Check Rates
Walt Whitman Garden Spa Suite 2 King 2-person Jacuzzi, 2-person steam shower Private entrance, fireplace Check Rates
Maya Angelou Suite 2 King 2-person Jacuzzi and shower ADA compliant with a private entrance, fireplace Check Rates
Ralph Waldo Emerson Suite 2 King 2-person Jacuzzi and separate shower Featuring private entrance, canopy bed & fireplace Check Rates
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Suite 2 King Two-person Jacuzzi & separate shower with body sprays Private entrance, canopy bed, fireplace Check Rates
Guest Cottage 2 King 2-person Jacuzzi and shower Dog friendly, private cottage, fireplace, private entrance, full kitchen, sitting room Check Rates
Oscar Wilde Suite 2 King 2-person Jacuzzi and shower Dog friendly, private entrance, living room and full kitchen Check Rates
Joyce Kilmer Suite 4 King/Queen 2 person Jacuzzi and shower Dog friendly with a private entrance, two bedrooms, full kitchen, living & dining rooms Check Rates

Inn Policies:

  • Office Hours are between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Main Inn Check-in: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Check-out 11:00 a.m.
  • Bungalow Check-in: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Check-out 11:00 a.m.
  • The Joyce Kilmer Suite includes breakfast for up to 4 adults (2 bedroom occupancy)
  • Two night minimum on most weekends (Friday and Saturday)
  • Three night minimum on Holiday and October
  • Two night minimum weekdays in October
  • Corporate Rates Available
  • Rooms and Suite accommodate 2 adults only
  • We do not accept guests under the age of 18
  • Dog friendly lodging is available, some restrictions apply. (see policy below)
  • Rates are subject to change
  • We accept VISA, MasterCard. We require all reservations be secured with a credit card
  • All applicable discounts and gift certificates must be redeemed at the time the reservation is made
  • Breakfast served at 9:00 a.m. (one seating only)
  • The 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage property is a NON-SMOKING property

Spa Policies:

Payment for scheduled spa treatments and massages at our Asheville North Carolina Inn are the responsibility of the guest unless cancelled 24 hours Prior to their appointment.

Deposit Policy:

A minimum deposit of one night’s rate per room is required at the time of the reservation, for Two or more nights and special packages or events, 50% of the total is required at time of the reservation. Outstanding balances will be processed 14 days prior to arrival on the credit card on file.

Reservations made 14 days, or (30 days for October and Special Events and Packages) less prior to arrival will be charged in full and are non-refundable. All deposits must be made by credit card (Master Card or Visa) at time of reservation. All reservations are guaranteed with a credit card.

Cancellation Policy:

If notification of a cancellation is received at least (14) days prior to the arrival date (30 days notice for certain special packages, events and the month of October), the deposit is refundable less a $35.00 cancellation fee per room. If notification of a cancellation or changes to a reservation are received (14) days or less prior to the arrival date (30 days notice for certain special packages, events and the month of October), the full amount of the original reservation will be charged and is non-refundable. Early departure falls within our cancellation policy. There are no refunds for early departure. We reserve the right to treat a partial cancellation as a cancellation for the entire stay. There is a $35 fee for changing a reservation. Cancellations must be made by phone.

Travel Insurance:

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” -John Lennon

Our Policies are in place to protect all parties. We highly recommend that our guests purchase travel Insurance when making reservations. We suggest Travel Guard as a good option.

If you plan on traveling with your pet, be sure to check out our Pet Policies.