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1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

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Front of property - evening/night
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Suite | Terrace/patio
Joyce Kilmer Suite | Terrace/patio
TV with cable/satellite channels
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board

Overview of 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

4.0 star property

9.2/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Gym
173 E Chestnut Street, Asheville, NC, 28801

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPack Square11 min walk
  • Popular LocationFired Up Creative Lounge Ashville17 min walk
  • Popular LocationThe Orange Peel18 min walk
  • AirportAsheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional)19 min drive

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About this area


Located in Asheville, 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage is in the historical district and near the airport. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Biltmore Estate and Pisgah National Forest, while Asheville Masonic Temple and Center for Craft, Creativity and Design are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at McCormick Field, or consider a night out at Harrah's Cherokee Center - Asheville. Discover the area's water adventures with rafting nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking. Guests appreciate the bed & breakfast's central location.

What's nearby

  • Asheville Masonic Temple - 10 min walk
  • Pack Square - 11 min walk
  • Basilica of Saint Lawrence - 15 min walk
  • Fired Up Creative Lounge Ashville - 17 min walk
  • The Orange Peel - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) - 19 min drive


  • City Bakery - 4 min walk
  • Plant - 5 min walk
  • Brasilia Churrasco Steakhouse - 10 min walk
  • The Gourmet Chip Company - 12 min walk
  • Wasabi - 12 min walk

About this property

1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

4-star bed & breakfast near Biltmore Estate
Take advantage of free self-serve breakfast, a garden, and a fireplace in the lobby at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna or steam room, and indulge in a facial, a massage, or a body treatment. In addition to a gym and a snack bar/deli, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi, with speed of 50+ Mbps.
Other perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • An outdoor tennis court, express check-out, and concierge services
  • Luggage storage, smoke-free premises, and wedding services
  • Guest reviews say good things about the breakfast, central location, and helpful staff
Room features
All 11 individually furnished rooms include perks such as air conditioning and bathrobes, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and room service.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Cable channels, ceiling fans, and phones



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • In-room WiFi speed: 50+ Mbps
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast available daily
  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • Gym
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna


  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • No housekeeping
  • Wedding services


  • Garden
  • In the mountains
  • Picnic area


  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massage
  • Steam room


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • No elevator
  • Portable shower seat
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels


  • Cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Room service


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Individual decor
  • Individual furnishings
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; your host will greet you
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Prior to arrival, you must complete online registration via a secure link
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Access code, host will greet you


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests should be aware that dogs reside at this property.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

1889 WhiteGate Inn Cottage Asheville
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Frequently asked questions

Is 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

What time is check-out at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage located?

Situated near the airport, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Thomas Wolfe Memorial, Asheville Community Theatre, and Asheville Masonic Temple. Center for Craft, Creativity and Design and Pack Square are also within 15 minutes.




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8/10 Good


Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Our room wasn't properly cleaned and furniture was substandard.

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely stay
A wonderful experience. They went above and beyond any expectations we could have had.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A taste of Old Asheville with classic comfort.
Wonderful place to stay. Very easy to walk to a couple of great restaurants close by. Located in a safe, clean neighborhood close to downtown.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I stayed in Aug 2022. I definitely felt like home away from home. Everyone was accommodating and extremely nice. Very clean and had everything I needed. Great location. Coffee shops a block or so in either direction, one even had live jazz on a Sunday morning! Short walk or super quick uber to downtown. I loved all the period furniture. I will ALWAYS stay her for all future trips to Asheville! Thank you guys for a wonderful stay! ❤️
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect accommodations!
The room was very clean. Bathroom was quite large with a 5 head large walk in shower. The breakfast was very good. We were able to walk to downtown Asheville quite easily.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Douglas B

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Absolutely awesome experience! I highly recommend it to anyone. The place is fantastic and the service is even better!!!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It is a very quaint place to stay. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Overall it was an enjoyable experience. Would definitely stay there again!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022