“Christmas at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage”

Now that Thanksgiving is here it’s time to decorate for Christmas at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast. We’ve always tried not to rush the season and many of our guests have told us they are glad that we wait until after Thanksgiving to decorate. Fall is such a wonderful season and our fall decoration stay in … Read More

“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 … Read More

“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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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