The Esmeralda Inn

Experiencing Select Registry: The Esmeralda Difference

It’s time to plan your mountain getaway, and you’re searching for the best. Explore the best with help from the best. Select Registry sets the nation’s standard for the highest-quality bed and breakfasts, boutique hotels, and full-service inns. The Esmeralda Inn, Restaurant, and Spa is the only place to stay for an intimate, five-star escape. Let us show you how we made it onto Select Registry’s exclusive list. 

Want to learn more about Western North Carolina? Be sure to access our Vacation Guide. Our complimentary guide is guaranteed to simplify your travel planning.

What You Need to Know About Select Registry and The Esmeralda Inn

Don’t just book a room. Start selecting. Your vacation deserves the ultimate pampering that only Select Registry hotels and inns can offer. So, what’s the difference, you ask? It’s simple — human interaction. We have it all at The Esmeralda Inn. Enjoy our luxurious spa, our five-star restaurant, neighborly service, and stunning, awe-inspiring views. Let us show you around.


It’s time to expect more than just your typical turndown and towel service. Here at The Esmeralda, we’ve thought of it all. We take pride in making your stay as memorable as possible. Ditch the car keys for the weekend — you won’t need to leave our oasis. 

Esmeralda Inn Game Room

Visit The Esmeralda Inn Chimney Rock Restaurant and immerse yourself in the best culinary creations in Western North Carolina. And, once you see the views, you’ll be ready to explore amongst the trees. Spend the day in The Esmeralda Park and enjoy the fresh mountain air next to the Rocky Broad River. The park includes sitting areas, picnic tables, hammocks, and unparalleled views. Here’s a comprehensive list of everything The Esmeralda has to offer.

  • Complimentary chef-inspired breakfast
  • Recreation area with large-screen TV, billiard table, foosball, air hockey, and card table
  • An array of board games
  • On-site spa
  • Keurig coffee maker 
  • Complimentary high-speed internet
  • ADA compliant 
  • Unprecedented views of Chimney Rock

We have a comfortable room for everyone at The Esmeralda, from cozy, queen-size rooms to luxurious, king-size suites to private cabins overlooking the river. All of our rooms come equipped with comfortable mattresses, Bose Wave radios, 32-inch, flat-screen TVs, microfiber plush robes and linens, and complimentary bottled water. 

Stay in the Chimney Rock River Cabin and wake up to the sounds of the birds chirping over Hickory Nut Falls. The cabin boasts three bedrooms, two and a half baths, and sleeps eight comfortably. There are three remote-controlled fireplaces, a full kitchen, and washer and dryer. The cabin has everything you need to enjoy the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Bed view of the Chimney Rock River Cabin

Plan the ultimate vacation with Select Registry’s The Esmeralda Inn. Don’t just find a place to sleep, find a place to stay this trip. Let us show you the Esmeralda difference and change the way you travel forever.