- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Luxury, Serenity, and Natural Beauty. Our 25 Luxury Cabins--one, two, and three bedrooms are located in a Woodland Garden in the Asheville city limits and just five minutes from the shops and restaurants of Biltmore Village and the entrance to Biltmore Estate.
Beautifully decorated with casual elegance, all of our cabins are fully furnished and equipped with everything you may need for comfort including Luxury bedding and Linens, full sized, completely equipped kitchens. Private Decks with Grill and Rockers, your own Hot Tub and Wood Burning Fireplace. High Speed Internet, 3G iPhone reception and Altec Lansing sound docks for iPods... & iPhones.
Get back in touch with nature as you savor the peacefulness of enchanting waterfalls, private trout pond, cascading fountains and blooming gardens. Enjoy our nature trails, playgrounds, free movie library, exercise facility, and more! Our full time, professional staff is on the property seven days a week to ensure the best Asheville vacation experience. Add a Spa Package, a Biltmore Package, or a Horseback Riding Package to your stay!
Asheville Cabins forested property is cradled by the forest and mountains of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Mountain to Sea hiking trail and forest of the Biltmore Company. Perfect for romantic couples getaways as well as family vacations and reunions. You have all of Asheville at your fingertips yet once you enter the gates you feel as though you are far back in the woods.
Recently received the coveted Environmental Excellence award from Quality Forward / Asheville Greenworks in recognition of our valuable contributions to the Environment of Buncombe County
In January, February, and March you may apply a 10% off season discount to the rates.
Your rate, plus tax, will include everything. You need only to bring your personal items and grocery / toiletries. All linens, towels, kitchen equipment are provided. Cabins are luxuriously furnished and completely equipped. Stacked stone fireplace, dishwasher, and washer / dryer. Cable Television with DVD / VCR's and a CD tape player are in each cabin as well as an electric outdoor grill and I-Pod docking stations. We have a free DVD library, and all the homes have WI-FI Internet. All homes are centrally heated and air conditioned and each has it's own private hot tub.
Our property has two playgrounds, ping-pong, horseshoes, volleyball, boccee ball, badminton, exercise room, life size chess set, and a stocked trout pond. A hiking trail on the property accesses the Mountains to the Sea Trail Trail ; which runs behind the property. Our guests (for a nominal fee) can use our membership with the Asheville Racquet Club offering tennis, racquetball and swimming pool in the summer months. Also on the property is a Game Porch with shuffleboard table, basketball game, air hockey, foose ball, and football game. (No quarters or extra expense of course. )
We are in the city of Asheville, just five minutes from the entrance to the Biltmore Estate and close to all that Asheville has to offer. However, once you enter Willow Winds you will feel like you are a million miles away. We are situated on 39 acres of our own, nestled by forest lands of the Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Specials and Discounts may be available. Please inquire. Escape to Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds ~ Woodland Gardens!
All cabins are non-smoking inside. Sorry! NO PETS Allowed. Two night minimum stay requirement year round. Four nights over Thanksgiving and Christmas.Read more
Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds
Asheville, North Carolina
Additional Location Information
Located within the Asheville city limits ~ just three & 1/2 miles from Biltmore Estate. Our 25 cabins are perfect for doing it all here in Asheville or just doing nothing at all. Add a Biltmore Package, a Spa Package or a Horseback Riding package to your stay!
Our 40 acre property is cradled by forest lands owned by the Blue Ridge Parkway and forests of Biltmore Company. The Mountain to the Sea trail adjoins our hiking trail at the highest point of our property. Bring along a fishing pole to fish our stocked trout pond. You have all that Asheville offers just moments away.
There is parking for two cars at each cabin.
Beautiful, Tastefully Decorated, Completely Equipped 1, 2, & 3 bedroom Cabins. Fireplaces, Hot Tubs, in a blooming Forest Retreat. Enjoy fishing, hiking, playgrounds, gardens in luxury, serenity, & natural beauty at Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds.
More About This Location
City vacations, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest airport: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), 9 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on July 11, 2014
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- Tax rate | 11% of rent
Additional notes from the owner
NO Additional Fees. Just room rate and tax.
Packages and Discounts may be available. NO PETS Allowed. No smoking in the cabins.
- A/C or climate control
- Alarm Clock
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Central heating
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Housekeeping Optional
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Corporate bookings allowed
- Fitness Room
Phone / Internet
- Fax Machine
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
- Secure parking space
- Private fishing
- Mountain Views
- Ocean or water views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Swing set or jungle gym
- 6 Dining chairs
- 6 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 1800 square feet
What Past Guests Are Saying
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95 guest reviews
100% of guests would stay again
had a great time. cabins were wonderful. hope to return very soon. Read more
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Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 12/31/1969
Thank you! We hope you can return again soon!
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had a great time. cabins were wonderful. hope to return very soon.
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This was a relaxing and beautiful vacation.
Willow winds cabins were very nicely maintained . The people were very nice and easy to work with. The cabin was clean and beautiful we can't wait to go back. Kids ages 5 and 2 loved it as well. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 05/11/2014
We look forward to your return. Thank you very much!
Bob and Mary Young
Vestal, NY 13850
Home away From Home
We always enjoy our time in Dads Diggs at Willow Winds since we began coming in 2007.
It is cozy and warm in a very beautiful mountain setting. We look forward to returning again in the future. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 05/04/2014
We always enjoy having you come "HOME" to Willow Winds. Thank you!
Cant wait to come back!
We stayed at Willow Winds for 4 nights during in March of 2014 and couldn't be more pleased. The cabin felt secluded and private even though we were just minutes from asheville. Easy access to Biltmore, downtown asheville, Chimney Rock and only 45 minutes to an hour away from Dupont State Park. The cabin had most everything we needed, spacious and perfect for cooking at home. The hot tub could have been just a little warmer but other than that, it was great and we will be back for a longer stay. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 04/09/2014
We can't wait for you to come back too! Thank you.
A wonderful place to relax!
Everything about willow winds was amazing. The staff is very friendly and helpful the cabin was very modern, clean, and very easy to relax. Everything we needed to be at home was there. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 04/03/2014
Thank you! Come back "home" to relax again soon.
Even before we arrived, every dealing with Willow Winds was pleasant and easier than dealing with any other hotel or resort. We stayed for three nights in Sophia's Sapphire, and we couldn't have asked for a better place for a weekend getaway. Our cabin was private, immaculately clean, spacious, and set up with everything we could have needed to relax and enjoy our time away. The hot tub was fantastic, and the woodburning fireplace added the perfect ambiance for reading a book or watching a movie on the sofa. Although we originally had plans to go and explore the Biltmore, we had so much fun relaxing that we decided to come back and do that another time. You won't regret choosing to stay here, the cabins, grounds and staff are all equally as amazing. :) Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 04/02/2014
We think our guests are pretty amazing too! Thank you!
Excellent Stay at Willow Winds in asheville, NC
We saw the rave reviews for Willow Winds and after spending a few days there, they were all spot on. We were greeted gracefully when we arrived and everyone was super friendly and made us feel right at home. The grounds were beautiful with easy access to downtown and to the blue ridge parkway and trails. We will be scheduling another trip here, wouldn't stay anywhere else! Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 04/02/2014
Thank you! We hope that you can return again soon!
Relaxation that was long overdue !
This was a belated anniversary trip due to all the snow we had this year. We were so lucky they had one cabin left . We were able to enjoy going to The Biltmore Estate since it was so close . We even bought an annual pass just so we could enjoy it again . The staff that helped us were so nice , and the cabin was stocked with anything we could need . The robes for the hot tub dip, a tin if cookies for a sweet snack and the nutrigrain bars for a light snack with our coffee . And to top it all off , I left a pair if my nice clogs and didn't realize it until they emailed to let me know I'd left them , then shipped them back to me . Ww is the most wonderful anniversary place we have stayed in our 27 years !! Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/26/2014
Happy Anniversary again from all of us. We hope that you can return again to Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds soon! Thank you.
Southern Pines, NC
Nice place to stay
Cabin felt clean and comfortable - well stocked with needed items. Loved the stocked trout pond and play ground area. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/26/2014
Lake Wylie, SC
A serene lodging experience
The office staff at Willow Winds was very polite and seemed eager to accommodate any request I or my girlfriend might have. I was greeted with a smile every time i visited the office. Our pile of firewood was replenished every morning as if Frankenstein's monster were holed up in a nearby shack.
The cabin (we were in Tracey's Twin) was terrific. The fireplace upstairs was used every night as was the hot tub which is conveniently situated just outside the master bedroom on the bottom floor. We enjoyed the local paper each morning with coffee and cigarettes on the roomy front porch. The cabin lived up to our every expectation.
The location of willow winds is very convenient to the Biltmore Estate and you will travel through Biltmore Village on your way there. It probably took us 5-10 minutes or so to get there from the cabin. Downtown asheville is just a few more minutes up the road. The Blue Ridge Parkway is literally a couple of minutes drive from the cabins.
Willow Winds is a great way to enjoy asheville and the Biltmore area if you would like a nice private place to stay. We were very well taken care of by the staff and the cabin was top notch. I would definitely stay there again. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/21/2014
Thank you! We hope you can return again to Willow Winds again soon.
Boiling Springs Sv
Simply beautiful! Peaceful,refreshing. wonderful for family or a romantic getaway! Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/16/2014
Thank you! Please return again soon!
Henrico, North Carolina
My husband and I stayed at Cora's Pine and we fell in love. It was the perfect relaxing weekend, quietness but also very close to all the attractions and restaurants. We actually just booked again to bring our daughter back in September. Best vacation in a long time! Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 02/06/2014
We are so glad you had the "Perfect Weekend" with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the Fall. Thank you!
Great place to stay
We loved our stay. We highly recommend and hope to be back soon. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 01/05/2014
We hope you can make it back very soon. Thank you!
Great house for our trip to to Blue Ridge Mountains -- situated close to asheville but totally quiet and private and away ! Loved the staff and the ability to go right out the cabin and hike. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 11/22/2013
Come back to see us again soon! Thank you.
Maastricht, the Netherlands
Wonderful cabin and excellent stay in asheville
It was our 3rd time in ashevilles Willow Winds and again we truly enjoyed our vacation. The cabin is wonderful and the the hospitality of the staff is really fantastic. Using the hot tub after a full day of hikes was the best thing ever.
We enjoyed the nature of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Smokey mointains. Also the restaurants in asheville 12 Bones and Tupalo Honey Cafe were great to visit. We'll be back. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 11/17/2013
We always enjoy having you with us on your holidays! We look forward to many more visits in the future. Thank you!
I found a top value cabin combining rustic setting and excellent
Having just come through a serious and debilitating infection, I needed to find a vacation spot that would do two things: offer much needed relaxation for my wife; offer me both a place where I could test myself, yet just chill in case I had too much physical damage. Willow Winds was perfect for these objectives in every way.
The cabins are furnished with just about everything one might want, but just in case you need something extra, a quick 10 minute drive should fill all your needs. Staff was most helpful with several inquiries.
Willow Winds is really almost perfect in many ways, and their prices afford what I believe to be excellent value. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 11/22/2013
We are thrilled you choose us for your recuperative vacation and that you found our cabins to be an "excellent value". We hope this is just the first of many visits in the future. Thank you.
Awesome place to stay
We stayed in Tom's Trophy and loved it. The bedrooms downstairs worked out nicely for our group of 3 women and having the hot tub right there was a delight. The place was very clean, the sheets and towels were great quality and the welcome treats are the best!! We especially loved that we were so close to everything but felt totally out in the woods. We walked every day on the trails that were right at the end of our loop and enjoyed the pond and all the spots where there were fountains and running water to listen to. So perfect for so many reasons. We watched movies and there were lots of them to choose from, and when we needed anything, the gals in the office were right there to help. Thanks to Mary in the office and the other ladies, we had a spectacular stay and recommend it highly. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 09/04/2013
We are so glad everyone enjoyed their stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. Thank you!
Gorgeous Mountain Getaway
If you are looking for a hideaway with access to dining, arts, downtown,this is definitely the place for you! When we were pulling off of the interstate, the GPS said that we were only a couple of miles from our destination, and I knew that downtown asheville was on my right, so I was pleasantly surprised at how secluded the resort feels.
Even though the location provides a multitude of attractions, I could've spent the entire week at the resort. I woke up every morning and built a wood fire for my wife and cooked breakfast in the kitchen. They take care of all of the necessities. It is obvious that they owned the place for awhile and know what the guest could need. After breakfast, we enjoyed the hot tub off of the back deck as we watched the sunrise. On site, they have a lot of games, a fishing pond, and a gorgeous trail to hike. For those who prefer the indoors, they have a very large selection of movies. We typically went out for lunch and dinner to see the attractions of asheville and returned for sunset in the hot tub.
The people are pleasant, and there was not a single thing I would change about the place. We will definitely be back. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 04/26/2013
We are very glad you enjoyed our unique property. We hope that you can return again very soon. Thank you for taking time to write.
My husband and I recently spent our 7 year anniversary at willow winds and there is no other word to describe our stay there but fantastic! The cabin was so clean I don't think there was one piece of dust in the cabin. The bed sheets smelled so fresh even after sleeping in it 2 nights they smelled so good. It was so peaceful and there. The staff in the office was so helpful and very nice. This was the best vacation and willow winds definitely helped make it that way! We will be staying there every year from here on out for our anniversary. We have called it our home away from home. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 04/26/2013
Happy anniversary again from all of us at Willow Winds. We look forward to your next stay here at "home" :-). Thank you.
We had a wonderful weekend in Tom's Trophy. The accommodations are first class and asheville is a really cool town not to mention the hiking that was just fabulous! Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/28/2013
Thank you! We hope you can return again soon!
Stayed @ Willow Winds many times and have never been dissapointe
We stayed @ Sophies our last visit and was plesantly surprised to see new carpet down stairs, LCD Tv's both upstairs and down stairs and a covered back deck. All of the cabins we have stay at there which I'm guessing about 6 were very clean and the staff at Willow Winds is second to none. Can not wait till our next visit. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/24/2013
Thank you for taking time to write. We are constantly working on the cabins and grounds to make improvements and new amenities to delight our guests year after year. We hope you can return again very soon!
Johnson City, TN
I have stayed at many cabins and rental homes while traveling these great United States of ours, I can honestly say that Willow Winds was one of the absolute best experience I have had. Everyone was so nice, the cabin is so clean and I work in microbiology so I know clean. The fireplace actually puts out heat and lots of it unlike the ones you find in so many other cheaper constructed rentals, The grounds were unbelievably beautiful, how do you keep the grass so green even in the winter, (I really need to know) I love the fountains and ponds, the playgrounds and I can't wait to bring my grandson up to play on the water balloon station, Needless to say I will be back. Thank You for a very relaxing weekend! Windy Wells Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/24/2013
Thank you! We appreciate your feedback and I've shared it with all of the crew here. The hardworking grounds crew aerate and re-seed the lawns with rye in the winter to keep them lush and beautiful all year long. We are so glad you found us and we look forward to your next stay!
Such a relaxing get away
We stayed in andrew's attic at Willow Winds in Feb 2013. The cabin was great. Everything was clean and in working order. We throughly enjoyed the fireplace and the hot tub. One thing that we loved about the property was the movie collection. We were able to borrow a different movie every day that we were there.
The cabin was close to the Biltmore, Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forest.
The staff was pleasant and helpful. They gave us maps of the area and recommendations on restaurants and groceries. We will definitely be returning in the future. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/13/2013
Just a quick note to thank you for staying with us and for taking time to write a review. The movie collection continues to grow as we wait for your return visit. :-) Hope to see you soon.
Virginia Beach, VA
A great place for a quiet retreat~!
This was my first time in asheville and I had a wonderful stay. I've already recommended Willow Winds to many friends. Bring your groceries and settle in. I suggest getting a cabin with a hot tub, that was really nice! Especially having your own robe that they provide, to wear in and out. They supply you firewood the entire time which is great! They are so helpful and professional and personal at the front desk! Very friendly and nice, answering all of our questions and providing lots of information and even coupons for local eateries.
Recommend looking into the Haunted Comedy Bus tour in asheville through Lazoom. It was a great time! Adults only. The only thing I wish we did but we ran out of time and had a bit of bad weather, was walk more of the trails around the grounds of Willow Winds. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/10/2013
We thank you for your recommendation and your review. We hope you can return again and try another of our cabins - all of our cabins do have their own private hot tub. Hope to see you again very soon!
Fayetteville North Carolina
Our honeymoon / vacation was simply amazing. Willow winds has anything and everything you could possibly want and need inside the cabins, it really is a home away from home. We also visited several of the local treasures around the area including The Biltmore house and took a stroll on the Blue Ridge Trail connected with the cabins. It was our first time in asheville but it will certainly not be our last. - Heather & Kris Flanary Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/10/2013
Thank you for sharing your very special vacation with us! We hope to see you here again very soon. Congratulations again from all of us!
A great place to stay in asheville!
The service at the Willow Winds was amazing. Staff were very kind and helpful. I stayed in Mom's Manor and it was a beauty! One of the gardens was right in our backyard and there was a hot tub as well! The cabin itself was very comfortable and really felt like home away from home. The cabin comes fully equipped with utensils of all sorts that is definitely a plus for those who are on a budget. Overall, my time here was amazing. I can't wait to come back Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 01/13/2013
Thank you from all of us here at Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds. We hope you can return again very soon!
We had a wonderful long weekend at Willow Winds. Our cabin was clean and spacious. We really enjoyed the outdoor hot tub right outside our bedrooms. The staff at the office were all helpful and attentive. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 01/02/2013
So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the New Year! Thank you.
Fantastic private place to stay. Beautiful wooded view with hot tub on deck. Everything you could possibly need in a home away from home. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 10/31/2012
Our stay at willow winds, was everything and more than we expected. I hated leaving. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 10/28/2012
Thank you! We hope you can return again soon.
We recently stayed at asheville Cabins of Willow Winds and I can't say enough about them. My husband and I brought our three children (ages 20, 22, and 23) for a "bucket list" vacation. We all loved it! The cabin was beautiful. The staff were wonderful and very attentive. They had recommendations, helped us map out our activities. They had a welcome basket. The location was beautiful. They had activities such as pop a shot, skee ball and more for the family. We will definitely return. It was one of the best experiences we've had. Great job asheville Cabins on Willow Winds. Highly recommended. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 10/03/2012
We are so happy you enjoyed your vacation with us. We look forward to your return. Thank you for the recommendation!
London, United Kingdom
A great place in the mountains!
Great stay from the moment we checked in! Friendly and knowledgable staff who have a vast supply of tips and leaflets on all sorts of activities and places to visit. They have also arranged discounts for their guests at restaurants and activities such as horse riding and white water rafting(our families favourite).
The log cabins are beautifully set in the woods and each one secluded. Inside we loved the big open plan living dining area which was so well equipped and with a big balcony and downstairs the outside jacuzzi was fabulous after a long day! Very comfortable for a family of four and good quality furniture and bed linen.
Many local restaurants in Biltmore which is minutes away and a good base for hiking.
Highly recommend . Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 09/14/2012
Thank you for your high recommendation! We hope that your family will return again to Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds. Each year we add new features!
The cabin was exactly what we were looking, cute and cozy. Wish were ableto stay longer Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 05/30/2012
We hope you can come back and stay longer next time! Thank you!
It could be our new home away from home.
We had a very good experience at Willow Winds. The kitchen could use a few more items to encourage people to use it and the faucet needs to be replaced as well as the fireplace screen in Tracey's Twin. Overall though we really enjoyed our time there, the seclusion and quiet, location was perfect. Having discount cards on the key for the markets close by was very thoughtful. We were close enough to downtown and the airport and the Blue Ridge Parkway.
We liked being away from the playgrounds but did not like being at the end of the lawn below where people with pets frequently cut through next to our cabin to get to the road above. It was also a little damp downstairs where the bedrooms were located but having a washer and dryer was good. We really enjoyed the hot tub. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 05/24/2012
We’d love to be your new “home away from home”, thank you for your review. Please, upon your next visit, if you need any additional items for your kitchen or if you have maintenance issues, let us know immediately. We are in the office seven days a week to assist our guests.
We'll be back!
I stumbled on this rental on the internet. It looked too good to be true - but it wasn't! We absolutely loved the privacy, the surrounding area, the comfort and the quiet of this cabin. We did not want to leave! We had the most relaxing vacation of our lives - even better than the cruise ship a few years ago!
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 05/09/2012
We are thrilled that you stumbled upon us! We hope that you can return again soon! Thank you.
We enjoyed our stay at Willow Winds - wish we could have stayed longer! The cabin was very comfortable and convenient to many locations. The resort grounds are beautiful and we liked how you could hike right from the resort property. Our cabin had the bedrooms downstairs which we liked but others might not like going up and down the stairs. Great to have your own kitchen and washer and dryer! Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 05/09/2012
Thank you! We hope you can return again soon for a longer relaxing visit.
The cabins are in a lovely setting and have everything you need
The grounds are lovely--flowering shrubs, a fish pond, fountains and a connection to the Blue Ridge Trail. Each cabin has a hot tub. The kitchen is well equipped and there's also a washer and dryer. Although the cabins are fairly close together, there's definitely a feeling of privacy and it's quiet. The office has a good video library and the people who work there are very friendly and helpful. It's convenient to asheville, the NC aboretum, the Craft Center and Biltmore Estates. This is our fifth year going to Willow Winds and we highly recommend it! Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 05/04/2012
Thank you for your wonderful comments and recommendation. We are thrilled to be your Cabins of choice here in Asheville and we look forward to welcoming you back for your sixth visit very soon!
family with older kids
Private, quiet, well supplied luxury cabins
Each home was well supplied with a grill on the deck, a hot hot tub, good towels and sheets with extra blankets in the closet. Even keys with local grocery discount tags on the key ring. Incredibly landscaping which with hidden fountains and benches to enjoy the property with an outdoor game room, stocked trout pond and immediate access to the Mountain-to-Sea trail. 5 miles from downtown asheville and discounted 2 day Biltmore passes. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 04/15/2012
Just a note to thank you for your review. We hope that you will return again to Willow Winds as soon as you can!
High Point, NC
My husband and I spent our anniversary at Tony's Treasure and it was truly wonderful. The grounds are beautiful and it's so peaceful. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and look forward to our next trip. We plan to make it a tradition for our anniversary. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/25/2012
We are thrilled that you enjoyed your anniversary here at Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds. Thank you!
Santa Paula, CA
Wonderful visit and stay!
Staying here was like home away from home! It was great to come home to a fire and a kitchen each evening. The hot tub made it very special. Everyone was so helpful and nice. Can't think of staying anywhere else when I come again. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 03/01/2012
Thank you for your kind words. We hope you can return again soon.
Flowery Branch, GA
Value when traveling to asheville with family
This was my third stay at Willow Winds. Their cabins are well kept, clean and comfortable. The location is good, just a few minutes to downtown or area attractions. When room for a family is key, they are a great option. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 08/12/2011
It was great to have you back with us at Willow Winds! Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again real soon!
High Point, NC
We make it an annual trip because we love it so much.
My wife and I beagn coming to Willowinds at least 8 yrs ago. We have never missed a yr. with the exception of one. We now come with our two daughters and they love it even more than us. It is definitely a trip we all look forward to every year.
Asheville Fans from PA
A Trip to Willow Winds is Like Coming Home
This is the third time we have stayed at Willow Winds. After we made the ten hour drive from Hermitage, pa, we got out of the car to check in, and we both said how if felt like we were home. Willow Winds has become our special place. We always have a very relaxing vacation. The cabins are very clean and comfortable with lots of amenities. The people at Willow Winds are very pleasant and helpful. There are lots of things to do and see in the area and some great restaurants,too. The thing we like to do the best is to go for a walk around the grounds and then relax in our cabin after whatever sightseeing or shopping we have done during the day. What do we like the least? Leaving! Our vacation always goes too fast. See you all next fall! (maybe sooner)
St Petersburg, Florida
A magical, Spiritual, meditative experience
We will definately be back. Sorry it took so long to respond. Everything was perfect and can't wait to be your guests again.
Thankyou for making us feel like home.
Awesome! Stay here is your visiting the Biltmore Estate.
When we first arrived, we parked and went into the front office. We were greeted by a kind lady that gave us all kinds of great info. She gave us our key and we went onto our cabin at the top of the hill (Toms Trophy). They have discount grocery tags on the key rings, which I thought was awesome.
We got to our cabin and open the front door and the pictures on the website don't do this place justice. This was the most clean establishment I have ever stayed at. They had wood on the front porch for the fireplace, electric grill on the back porch and the Hot Tub was hot and ready for action.
The bed rooms are located downstairs, along with the hot tub. The beds were very comfortable. They even had iphone docking stations upstairs and downstairs, Plasma Tv upstairs in the den with cable. I was really surprised with all the electronic items in the cabin. Thumbs Up Willow Winds.
We Thank you for relaxing and peaceful stay!
Mike and Betse
Outer Banks, North Carolina
Much better than a hotel and even more convenient to everything
We picked Willow Winds from a long list of alternative places to spend a week celebrating our anniversary. We must have spent 10 hours on the internet searching for a place in/around asheville. First, it had to be Special-check. Next, it had to be an easy drive to/from downtown for Octoberfest, restaurants, and other activities; and within minutes to the blue ridge parkway and mountain activities- Check. Then, it had to be close to Biltmore- Check. Finally, it had to be intimate and Friendly- Check.
We arrived after a long drive from the Outer Banks to a cheery welcome, a promise to help us enjoy our stay, a summary of all the things to do, a map of the property and the surrounding area, a little box of little cookies, and a genuine feeling that we were going to enjoy ourselves. The cottage was very clean and had a beautiful arrangement of roses on the table, and a look around let us know that the management had thought of everything! The wood-burning fireplace had a stack of wood ready to burn, the hot tub was ready to go, the kitchen was fully equipped, the Hdtv got all the channels we got at home, and the bed was as comfortable as the one we left at home. The cottage was very private (we had to look hard to see our neighbors cottages). The entire property was so well landscaped, it felt like we were in a park. Actually, it adjoins the Blue Ridge Parkway. And,-get this-we could get up in the morning and catch our breakfast trout within walking distance of the cottage! All this, within a few minute drive from Biltmore, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and downtown-(did I mention that Willow Winds is actually in asheville?!)
Needless to say, we will plan another visit to Willow Winds whenever we venture Westward again!!!
The Mark Family
Beautiful and Relaxing
We stay at Willow Winds every year when visiting asheville. The cabins are beautiful, the environment is relaxing yet the cabins are close to all the activities in town. The people that run Willow Winds are amazing. They treat you like family and provide excellent service as well as recommendations for activities in the area. They make us feel welcome and remember us from year to year. We just left and are already looking forward to fall 2011 and our return!
Little Rock, Arkansas
Most accomodating staff ever!
We were driving from arkansas and meeting friends from California to stay a few days in asheville. It was important for us to have advance information about the sight-seeing/recreational opportunities in the area so we could make the most of our time there. The staff at Willow Winds could not have been more helpful. They answered every question I emailed them promptly and thoroughly, sending me specific websites that answered all my questions and more. They were cheerful, accomodating, and professional. When I asked if there was a farmer's market close by, they sent me not only the options, but specific directions to each place from Willow Winds. They had tickets for Biltmore tours right there at the desk so we could purchase them without having to stand in line somewhere else.
The whole atmosphere at Willow Winds was really relaxing. The other guests we ran into were friendly and obviously having a good time too. The beautiful flowers and landscaping made us feel as if we were in the country, yet we were just minutes from all the conveniences of the city. Our cabin (Dad's Diggs) was homey, very comfortable and clean. The only change I would make next time would be to request a cabin with the bathrooms on the same floor as the bedrooms. (One of ours was and one wasn't).
Next time we'll stay longer because there is so much more to see in and around asheville (Don't miss the Biltmore or the Folk art Center). When we come is a toss-up. We missed seeing the shimmering white dogwoods that bloom in april in the Smokies this time, but we loved the 80's temps in asheville in august. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 10/07/2010
From all of us at Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds a very sincere thank you! We are glad we could help you have a great time and we look forward to your return.
Home away from Home
My friends from the Netherlands and I were touring the ashville area. We decided to make our stay at Dad's Digs located at Willow Winds. It was sooo comfortable to be there that we decided to spend our first night at our 'home away from home'. Our home was clean and we were far enough away from the neighbors that we heard no noise. The everyday stress just disappeared. We were bathed in moonlight every night sitting in the hot tub.
What a great memory!!!
We dug 'Dad's Digs.
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 10/07/2010
Thank you for sharing your comments about your recent visit with us! We are very pleased that you enjoyed "Dad's" and we hope you are able to return "home" again to Willow Winds soon!
waldrip family week
winter haven, florida
great family facility !
We loved the cabins, they were next to each other and deck area was great. The view and yard activites kept everyone entertained.
We are return guests at Willow Winds. As campers we love the feeling of being in the woods while being so close to town. The cabins are top notch, spotless, well stocked, and comfortable. We also enjoyed all the amenities--horseshoes, badminton, etc. Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 09/26/2010
Thank you! We think our guests are "outstanding" too!
The cabins were phenomenal, the staff was friendly and helpful, the scenery was serene and beautiful. Everything about our stay was perfect. The staff made sure we had plenty of everything and were so polite in giving us referrals to local attractions and restaraunts and even gave us coupons for our meals! Read more
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 09/24/2010
Thank you for taking the time to post us such a wonderful review! We look forward to having you return to Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds as soon as your schedule will allow it!
Michael & Crystal Smith & Family
We tremdously enjoyed our stay in Mom's Manor, Willow Winds. The cabin was decorated beautifuly, and the grounds were fresh and alive. Our boys enjoyed fishing at the pond and caught several large mouth bass along with a snapping turtle! The serenity of the mornings and evenings are definitely my favorites. We are making plans for another visit.
New York, NY
The rental cabins were the hit of our familyreunion in asheville
The woodland setting was beautiful and peaceful. We had four nearby cabins for the 18 of us - gathering for meals and conversation was easy and convenient...and the lay out of the cabins could accommodate the entire group at once. The resort location was perfect proximity to all asheville and surrounding area sites. Last but not least, Pat and Mary and all the resort staff were extremely helpful!
Linda & Jim
Wonderful location and accomodations close to mts and ashville
Great service, cabin was very comfortable and accomodating, close to all activites and ashville, enjoyed Biltmore and whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River.
One of the Best Family Vacations!
The Cabins at Willow Winds are the perfect family retreat! Our boys loved the pond to fish in and all of the other amenities provided! The setting was peaceful and relaxing, yet it was convenient to so many places that no one should miss in the area! Loved Willow Winds and hope to return again next year!!!
Best place I have ever stayed
Willow Winds is by far the best place we have ever vacationed (and we can't stress that enough). To begin with, the staff is so welcoming and ready to help you. They offer sound advice on places to visit and give accurate directions. If any problem arises, you can rest assured that it will be taken care of quickly and efficiently. When we arrived, our cabin phone was out of service and we weren't getting cell phone reception. Understanding our urgency, the staff quickly reported the problem and urged the phone company to repair it quickly - and someone did just that early the following morning. The grounds where the property is located are so spectacularly beautiful and relaxing. The cabin was truly a home away from home (no details spared). It was very clean (biggie), the beds were super comfy and the free movie rentals were great for a night indoors with the family. I have already recommended the place to all my friends and plan on going back again and again, so long as everything stays the same!!
Wonderful, clean cabin close to everything
My family of four (including a 4-yr old boy and 12-year-old girl) just returned from our stay at Willow Winds. We've stayed in many different cabins in the asheville area, and this was our favorite.
We stayed in Tracy's Twin which is a cabin with two huge porches overlooking a private backyard and stream at the end of a gravel road. The sound of the creek and fountain outside was very peaceful and helped my crew sleep soundly.
I liked: Hiking the Mountain to Sea trail just a five minute walk from our cabin, the comfort of the beds, nice interior design and separation of bedrooms from main living area, the thoughtful amenities such as a flashlight, nightlights, radio, outdoor electric grill, plenty of towels, blankets, washer , dryer, etc., hair dryer, etc. I found I didn't have to pack the way I usually have to for a week at the beach bc everything I needed was there.
My kids loved our family water balloon war at the balloon catapults, the extensive DVD library (perfect for post-hiking exhaustion), fishing in the trout pond, "swimming" in the hot tub on the private back porch, reading in the hammock, and exploring the property.
My husband liked the proximity to grocery stores, downtown asheville, Blue Ridge Parkway, and relative proximity to other places we like to visit such as the WNC Nature Center, Chimeny Rock, NC arboretum and so on.
Some cabins are more privately located than others, so check the map on the website before you book if that's important, but really it would be hard to go wrong.
Perfect accommodations for our family trip
Perfect setting in peaceful wooded location yet close to asheville. Cabin was tastefully decorated with flat screen TV, Internet, outdoor deck, and comfortable beds. Enjoyed the hot tub and yard games also.
Lynda C. Talmadge
Twin City, Georgia
Beautiful, Peaceful, Relaxing
Willow Winds is such a wonderful place of serenity and proximity to all the environs of asheville and the Great Smoky Mountains. My friends and I have stayed here two different times. It has fulfilled every need we had. We enjoyed the beauty. The quietness is so peaceful and relaxing. The staff is extremely accomodating. The cabins are comfortable and tastefully decorated.
Great setup for family/kids & convenient location
We traveled with a 2 year old & our 6 week old. The hot tub was great fun and the patio was perfect - fenced in with no stairs - so great with 2 kids! Lots to do on site, and very convenient location to downtown, Biltmore, Parkway. Feels like you're at a cabin in the mountains, but with the convenience of being "in town" basically. Clean, comfortable & all the things you need away from home. It is a little pricey, but worth it to be comfortable & not have to worry about anything.
peaceful anf relaxing
The cabin was so peaceful and relaxing . I never even thouhgt about work one time . The location of the cabins are close to alot of sites and also to downtown . I just loved the hot-tub . The people at Willow Winds are so friendly and very helpful . I will recommend Willow Winds to anyone looking for a quiet relaxing vacation.
Wow! The best kept secret in asheville!
This place is incredible. Found it just on an internet search. The perfect getaway. Thanks so much for everything!
I have stayed here before and will be back again. We enjoyed the cabin, the trails, the pond and the fountains. Would like to see the putting green brought back to a newer life. If you go try to eat at a restaurant called 9 mile. It was unbelievable
The Cheng-Cruz Family
Wish I could add more stars
The only time we were upset was when we had to check out to leave. I rented this cabin for a week because I wanted a space where we could enjoy a nice vacation without giving up the comforts and conveniences of home - especially since I have two small children. The cabin was beyond clean...it was immaculate and I want to point out that another family had just checked out a few hours before we arrived. Not a problem. The place was spotless from floor to ceiling. Willow Winds keeps the cabins nicely stocked with everything you can think of, pots and pans, utensils for the kitchen and for grilling outdoors. There was bake ware and dinner service for about twelve complete with dinner plates, salad plates, soup bowls, all sorts of glassware and stemware! Plenty of dinner linens, paper towels, dish and dishwasher detergent, a lovely kitchen overlooking the dining area, seasonings, coffee with creams and sugar. The bathrooms were super clean and packed to the brim with plenty of quality towels.
I can't say enough great things about this place! Even things that other people tend to overlook, like windows...floor to ceiling windows everywhere and everything is crystal clear and spotless, so spotless in fact that this poor little cardinal flew right into the glass door. (Fortunately after stumbling on the deck for a few paces, it flew away okay). Like central air? They have it. Prefer fresh air and a nice ceiling fan circulating air? It's in every room. And I can't say enough great things about Mary. Let's put it this way, thank goodness she thought about setting aside a pack and play for my infant son because after driving across a few states to get to North Carolina...guess what I forgot? And the pack and play could have passed for brand new, complete with its own set of bed linens and cozy blankets for the baby.
I will never go to North Carolina and stay anywhere else. Willow Winds has mine and my family's heart forever.
Response from Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds - 06/13/2010
Just a note to thank you for your wonderful comments. All of us at Willow Winds strive to make every guest feel special, and it is especially gratifying to read comments like your that show that our hard work pays off!! I agree with you that Mary is a great asset to Willow Winds...She always goes above and beyond to help our guests. We hope you will come back to see us again real soon!!!
Thanks again for your kind comments.
Sandy McLeod, Owner
Don't miss this one
These are beautiful cabins that feel like they are in the woods, but you are very near all the great activities in and around asheville. Private, comfortable, clean and well-equipped. We were so relaxed staying here. The deck and hot tub is private, the beds are so comfortable. We highly recommend staying here.
Linda & Bob
Shelby Twp., MI
I would highly recommend Willow Winds Cabins to anyone who is looking for a place to comfortably relax!! Our stay was peaceful, our cabin was extremely well kept and the staff was terrific!! North Carolina has a lot to offer and we are excited about planning another trip to capture the sites we missed. Outstanding in every aspect!!! Linda & Bob/Shelby Twp., Michigan
Durham, North Carolina
Paradise of Peace
If I could only use one word to describe the lovely 4-day vacation that my husband and I recently had at Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds, it would be "splendid." The staff is warm, friendly, helpful, accomodating, and accessible without being intrusive. They greet you with cookies, answer questions, offer movies, maps, and suggestions, helping in every possible way. Such service is rare!!
The cabin we rented was immaculate, roomy, and as comfortable as our own home. We sat on the deck, listening to birds and waterfalls, losing our busy lives to the calm of nature. We immersed ourselves in the hottub on the lower deck, finding peace in this home away from home.
Although it had been our plan to explore Asheville a bit more, which would have been very easy because of Willow Winds' location, we ended up exploring the Mountains to Sea Trail, which is close to the cabins. It was a hiker's dream! We fished, played outdoor chess, and when family members joined us, we played bocce and used the playgrounds. We took time to write, think, be, restore.
The best thing about Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds is the really good feeling that stays with you after you leave. You know that you will come back because your heart is being pulled by the quiet, romantic, private setting. You know that you can come to celebrate weddings or anniversaries, as well as family togetherness. There is something for everyone, and a lingering peace long after you leave.
A Great Getaway
This was a great getaway for my family. The staff was super friendly and the accomodations were just right. We had a 3 bedroom cabin and it had everything we needed, down to the coffee maker and nice appliances. I have three children 7, 4, and 6 months and we felt right at home. The kids loved the playground and the game area. We enjoyed the large deck and hot tub. We forgot a fishing pole, but will get one next time for the little pond. The only minuses were the putting green area and the water balloon station were not usable. But we are already booking a cabin for a fall trip. Thank you so much!
We had a great time!
The help and service we received from Mary at Willow Winds was exceptional. She was very helpful when we had to reschedule. Once we arrived, she provided at no charge many items we asked to purchase. We had 3 cabins that were all beautifully decorated and immaculately clean. The hot tubs were serviced the day we arrived, so they were sparkling. The grounds were wonderful--we had 8 children from ages 8-17 who were never bored. There were activities to suit all and the trails are fabulous. We were thrilled to be so close to shopping and dining, although we mostly stayed on site. The only improvement I could recommend is larger wine glasses--the rest was perfect. We all plan to return!
Relaxing and wonderful. Our family enjoyed Willow Winds for a second time. We will definately be back.
A Little Piece of Heaven
We stayed at Sophia's Saphire cabin at Willow Winds and had a phenominal
time. The cabin is so cozy, well-stocked (we cooked for ourselves the entire 5
day trip), and convenient. The hot tub was wonderful (although it is not
covered so if it's raining/snowing you can't use it!), and the fire-place was by
far our favorite. This cabin was SO close to Biltmore Estates (~5 minutes
away), although perfectly secluded. The office staff (owners) were SO nice and
helpful, and they have brochures, rental movies, a game room.. everything to
make it a beautiful, family-filled, fun weekend. I highly highly highly
recommend Willow Winds and will DEFINITELY be staying there again when we
What a beautiful weekend!
We had a wonderful time. Everyone was nice and very helpful. Pat's Place was very roomy and suited all of our needs. It is the perfect location, close to both the city and nature. We went to Dupont Forest and it is absolutely beautiful.
Wonderful experience - better than expected!
I found Willow Winds on the Internet. Even though everything looked good on the website, I tend to be leery about booking accommodations based on websites and pictures. The service, the accommodations and the location were outstanding. Virtually all of the amenities of a hotel but with plenty of space and the feeling of being at home. Loved the fireplace and the hot tub, and let's not forget the view of the pond. We had the feeling of being in a calm and serene setting yet were able to get to all of Asheville's best tourist spots in a matter of minutes. We will definitely return to Willow Winds the next time we visit Asheville. Thank you for a great time!
Kansas City Mo
What a Great Girls Weekend!
My sister's and I stayed at Willow Winds last October. We try to find great places to stay when we do our "Girls Weekends" and hotels are not in our vocabulary!! Well! Willow Winds exceeded our expectations! The staff were the BEST! Our cabin was so cozy and comfortable!!! WE LOVED IT! Truth be told we are from Missour-the "Show Me" state. We knew the website was appealing but it is much better in person...so we were shown a darn good time and stay at Willow Winds!! Thanks to all the staff for making our stay extra fun with the local connections to have a wonderful and birthday surpise waiting in the cabin!!! How surprised I was!! The cake was yummie!! The decor and "special drink" supplies were yummie too! So to anyone considering Willow Winds they will go above and beyond to make you stay perfect!!!!
The gals from Missouri!
One of the BEST places I have ever stayed.
My husband and I went to Asheville for our anniversary. We wanted to stay in a cabin that was not in the middle of no where. We came across the website for the Willow Winds and figured it would be the best place for us. We noticed that it was close to about everything that we wanted to go to. Once we got there we were impressed the minute we stepped in the office door. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We stayed in Cora's Pine and we loved it. We had our privacy with out being secluded. I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Another thing that impressed me with this place was after we left and returned home we later received a Thank you letter from the staff here at Willow Winds thanking us for staying with them. I have never received anything like this from anywhere else. I totally recommend this place to anyone (private or family time).
Lou and Gina
Serenity at it's finest!!
My husband and I have stayed at WW numerous times and in each season excluding the summer and each stay is better than the last. Each cabin has so much privacy even though you may see another cabin in the distance. The cabins are well maintained and absolutely beautiful. The staff is top notch and make you feel like you are at home. The cabins are centrally located to fun/entertainment and restaurants. You will fall in love and want to come back and stay at your "favorite cabin" or try a new one with each stay!
Great place to get away from your everyday life!
I highly recommend this place to everyone. The cabin was very nice and so peaceful. The pond was a beautiful place to look at and to go feed the ducks. I can't wait to go again! My boys had a wonderful time.
What a fabulous place!
My husband and I first visited Willow Winds in November 2007, and it was there that he proposed. To celebrate our one year wedding anniversary, he took me back. It was just as great as the first time. The staff is very pleasant and helpful, and there's a lot of fun things to do on site and nearby. The best Asheville rental destination.
Montclair, New Jersey
Better than home!
First time to the area, traveling with 2 little boys and the accomodations were perfect. I wanted to stay in our cabin forever - all the ammenities of home and then some! Loved being able to hike right in our backyard. And don't miss the Blue Ridge Parkway for jaw dropping beauty.
Our family has visited Willow Winds for probably close to 15 years. The pictures on the web are an excellent representation of the cabin and the amenities. There are days that we simply stay on property. The serenity, trails, and trout pond alone make for a peaceful day. Our kids wouldn't want to stay anywhere else! The staff is always gracious and they go out of their way to make you feel at home.
Willow Winds is conveniently located to many area attractions including the Biltmore, downtown Asheville, Blue Ridge Parkway, Sliding Rock, and Grandfather Mountain, just to name a few. Enjoy your stay!
Always a wonderful vacation
I can't say enough great things about Willow Winds. The cabins and ground are beautiful... the staff makes you feel like family and go out of their way to make sure your vacation is the best! I've stayed there 8 - 10 times over the past few years and have never been disappointed. A+++
Willow Winds is a wonderful getaway not too far from home. It is nestled in the mountain for peace and tranquility yet within 10 minutes of anywhere. The service you get cannot be compared to anywhere else. We have stayed many times and will many more! We love Willow Winds.
Napolen and Denise Thompson
Virginia Beach, VA
I've visited Willow Winds on several occasions. It is a place where you can leave the rest of the world behind. It is convenient to everything Asheville has to offer. However, you don't even need to leave the grounds to enjoy yourself. My daughter absolutely loved fishing in the pond and playing ping pong! The cabins are adorable and come equipped with everything you would ever need. Staff was very friendly. I get teary-eyed every time it is time to check out.
Weekend in Paradise
If you could capture perfection in a bottle it would be Willow Winds. The cabin offered seculsion but was gave easy access to the town. The main strip was less than 5 minutes away. The staff was friendly and eager to answer any questions that we had. The accomodations were spacious with the sleeping quarters located downstairs. We vacation often and we both agreed that Willow Winds was our most relaxing and memorable one yet. We cannot wait for the chance to return and stay longer.
We went there on our Honeymoon and couldn't have asked for a more romantic place! The people there went out of their way to make you feel welcome and give advice on what to do and where to eat. They also had a large collection of movies to rent and a gym. The cabin was so cozy, clean and just perfect. We will definitly be back and look forward to it! Thank you for making our experience so memorable. :)
Thomas and Heather Ray
My Stay at the Cabins at Willow Winds in Asheville
Wow! I fell in love with Willow Winds; it was "love at first sight!" When we arrived our first time, we were welcomed by two very lovely ladies who manage the property. We were welcomed to a community of 24 cabins, all luxuriously but rustically accommodated. We walked into our cabin, Michael's Hideaway; it looked just like the representation on the website. It was a total sensational retreat! A sight for sore eyes. My teenage daughter loves it every time we come back. Everything a person could need or want was provided at the cabin. Amenities included free DVD's, hot tubs at every cabin, decks with electric grills, outside recreation, Internet access in every cabin, and a totally cool can of rich butter cookies as a welcoming gift. Groceries will even be provided for your cabin at your request.
Staying at Willow Winds offers the best of both worlds: a peaceful, soulful retreat back to nature and/or a 5 minute trip to downtown Asheville where the action is. With the gorgeous mountains as a backdrop, wooded areas, streams, and woodland flowers, this place is second to none in terms of the reclusiveness and reconnection with nature it offers. On the other hand, if one is in the mood for enjoying the arts, music, restaurants, and Bohemian culture, then a short trip to downtown Asheville is the place to be.
Since our first stay, we come back to Willow Winds on a regular basis throughout the year. We try to come during different seasons to enjoy the beauty and the changing of each season. Staying here is a wonderful way to destress from the normal comings and goings each day. It is perfect for families, couples wanting a romantic break, and even coming alone - which can be a good thing. You are right in Asheville within city limits, but yet it seems so far away.
Staying at Willow Winds of Asheville comes with my highest recommendations! Great job to the managers and owners.
Submitted by Devorah Danielson
My girlfriend Cathy and I stayed at Tony's Treasurers
at Willow Winds. We both agreed that it was one of
the best times that we have ever had. The staff were
great, cabins super, landscape beautiful. We could
not ask for a better mini vacation. Cathy would not
get out of car when we left because she just wanted
to stay. We will be back
Yearly Anniversary Trip
My husband and I were trying plan a get-a-way in 2005 for our first anniversary. (this is a second marriage for both of us). We found Willow Winds by shear "accident" while looking at cabin get-way's on the internet.
Well our "accident" turned out to be a huge blessing! We have been married six years now and visit Willow Winds each and every anniversary. Everyone is always so nice and the cabins have everything that we need.
We even gave our daughter and her husband a week at Willow Winds for their honeymoon gift. They loved it as well!
I can honestly say that we look forward to coming here! It is always a highlight of our year!
Faye and Robbie Edens, Powdersville, SC
Columbia Crazy about Willow Winds
We have stayed at Willow Winds on several occasions and love the place! I especially like the idea that it doesn't take you forever to reach the cabin, yet it makes you feel like you are at the top of a mountain.''
Columbia South Carolina
This place is HEAVEN
This is our 4th time staying at Willow Winds and it sure won't be our last! They treat you like family from the time that you call to make a reservation, to your arrival to the sad time that you have to leave. The cabins are always clean and up to date and every small detail is taken care of. The hot tub is amazing.....I cannot say anything bad and I am hard to please. We hope to bring the kids one day but in a small way I want to keep it just to ourselves!
We keep coming back!!!
When searching for a honeymoon weekend getaway, I came across Willow Winds on the internet. The pictures of the cabins and scenery were beautiful, but there's always a little apprehension when you travel to someplace you've never been. Well, when we got there, we soon realized that the pictures, as beautiful as they were, didn't do this place justice. We were amazed at the accomodations, the staff was wonderful, and the convenience of being so close to the sights and happenings of downtown Asheville were unbeatable. We were back four months later with our teenage children, and they were equally impressed. Now, 4 years and two more kids later (ages 3 and 2), we go every chance we get. I would never consider staying anywhere else in Asheville.
Long Island, NY
This was my 8th stay at Willow Winds. The cabins are beautiful and the staff is the best. It has become a second home!