Old Edwards Inn and Spa
Old Edwards Inn and Spa welcomes visitors to North Carolina’s high country with its award-winning blend of relaxed luxury recognized worldwide. The beautifully landscaped resort cascades along several acres in downtown Highlands, NC, which is brimming with unique shops, galleries, live arts venues, some of the best dining in North Carolina, and pristine mountain recreation. A world class spa, award-winning dining, and golf at the private Old Edwards Club are signature experiences at this full-service mountain resort.
Old Edwards Inn vibrates with the arts, including live entertainment in Hummingbird Lounge and the alfresco Wine Garden, premium cocktails and culinary venues offering fresh, healthy cuisine—all delivered in Old-Europe style, service, and ambiance. An outdoor heated mineral pool, whirlpool and poolside bar, and cabana beckon city dwellers and lowlanders to rise above the heat and humidity to bask in a blissful mountain summer.
Highlands visitors enjoy shopping onsite at the Spa Boutique, Acorns Boutique, and Acorns on Church, featuring fine antiques and home accessories. Several onsite dining venues ensure something for every occasion. Special events and weddings take place at The Farm—a lushly landscaped Old Edwards property located one mile from downtown Highlands and featuring The Barn and organic garden, the Farmhouse with luxury lodging, Bridal Pavilion, Bridal Bridge over a scenic pond and spectacular glass and stone barn pavilion. Edwards Hall provides a catered corporate retreat venue. Some of the resorts many accolades include being named the #9 Most Romantic Hotel in America by Travel and Leisure Magazine; TripAdvisor’s Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 #4 Hotel in The United States; Southern Living’s “The South’s Coziest Inn”, and a top 50 resort in Travel and Leisure Magazine’s annual World’s Best Awards. Old Edwards was also named Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Hotel Spa in North America 2010, with the first ever perfect score in the 20-year history of Reader’s Choice Survey.
Original Property Opened: 1878
445 Main Street
Highlands, NC 28741
Historic Hotels of America toll-free reservations number (800) 678-8946
The Gilded Age, 1866 ~ 1895
Old Edwards Inn and Spa welcomes visitors to North Carolina’s high country with its award-winning blend of relaxed luxury recognized worldwide.
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