- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the manager
Why stay at a hotel when you can have all the comforts of home in an authentic log cabin? Rainbow Ridge is ideally located in a cabin community convenient to major road corridors. Just minutes away from the Biltmore Village, Biltmore Estate, and Blue Ridge Parkway; and only 15 minutes to the center of downtown Asheville -- “the Paris of the South” with it’s many wonderful restaurants, art galleries, breweries, music venues and eclectic shops; and with the natural splendor of Hickory Nut Gorge, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park all close by -- you will be in the center of all that the Asheville area has... to offer! This newly constructed contemporary log cabin is built from the finest wood, is tastefully furnished with every convenience including gas fireplace, hot tub, grill, Wi-Fi, satellite TV’s; is pet-friendly with a fenced in area for dogs and accommodates four comfortably. This is the location of choice to experience all that Asheville and the surrounding area has to offer! Come see why Frommer's named Asheville one of the world's 12 must-see destinations! This Asheville vacation rental is located in Asheville and is approximately 15 minutes driving distance to downtown. Steep paved driveway, please use caution. Each reservation comes complete with our exclusive Mountain Discovery Pass , which now includes a Biltmore Estate pass -- in addition to seasonal activities such as ziplining, whitewater rafting, and skiing! This extremely valuable pass is a special gift from Carolina Mornings to our guests, and is not available anywhere else. Enjoy Asheville the way it is meant to be enjoyed, and let us spoil you with activities and the best customer service in Asheville!
Additional amenities include: horseback trail ride - 2 hours ~ $62 (03/01/2014-12/05/2014), mp3 dock, hot tub-private, lazoom bus tour ~ $24 (02/01/2013-12/31/2014), biltmore youth winter (ages 10-16) ~ $24.50 (01/13/2014-03/19/2014), biltmore tickets $55 (march-june) (03/20/2014-06/30/2014), *pet fee 2 dogs (m) ~ $125, biltmore ticket ~ $59 (07/01/2014-10/31/2014), biltmore ticket youth (ages 10-16) ~ $29.50 (03/20/2014-10/31/2014), horseback trail ride - 3 hours ~ $82 (03/01/2014-12/05/2014), couples massage @ spa ~ $125 (no choc. strawberries), *romantic biltmore package ~ $195 (retail value: $424)* (11/09/2012-12/30/2012), biltmore tickets $49 (jan-mar) (01/13/2014-03/19/2014), horseback trail ride - 1 hour ~ $32 (03/01/2014-12/05/2014), single massage @ spa ~ $63, couples massage @ spa ~ $135 (choc. dipped strawberries), *pet fee 1 dog (m) ~ $85.
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Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0 based on 958 reviews and 87 properties
Asheville, North Carolina
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- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- A/C or climate control
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- DVD Player
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
What Past Guests Are Saying
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45 guest reviews
84% of guests would stay again
2 Couples and Best Friends
Beautiful cabin with stunning views
We spent a wonderful few days at Rainbow Ridge with our best friends. The house was beautiful and very comfortable. We enjoyed the hot tub and our dog loved the backyard. We are planning on returning in the spring.
We had a girls getaway and enjoyed the scenery the woods and loved the cabin we stayed in! We were able to enjoy a day of activities and relax in the cabin. I describe it as a much needed VaCa for women! Ashville had many activities to offer and we would love to take this trip once a month! Reality says maybe every 6th months! Than you for the stay at Rainbow Ridge. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 07/28/2012
We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Rainbow Ridge! It sounds like you had a fabulous girl's getaway! We hope you were able to spend some time enjoying the view and making the most of the extras there, like the fireplace and hot tub. The Carolina Mornings team would be delighted to help you plan your next escape to Asheville - returning guests receive a discount. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! --The Carolina Mornings Team
Great location, nice place!
Me, my wife, and our two pugs stayed here the week of May 13-19. The location was absolutely ideal for what we had planned that week, it is a few minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. My dogs loved the cabin, the fenced in backyard was great and very sturdy. Hot Tub was a nice touch but we didn't use it but once, we were too busy with other things. Grove Park Inn Spa is a must, my wife dragged me there and I loved it, definitely going to come back to asheville again, it was our first time and definitely not our last. Thanks Carolina Mornings, it was a great place to stay. Shifra (one of your staff members) was kind and helpful with any questions. Our fireplace was not work and they had it up and working in under 2 hours, simply amazing. I'd recommend this place to couples, only 2 couples max as it is tiny, but not cramped.
A Very Memorable Memorial Day
This cabin was very close to town and centrally located. However, as soon as you ascended the mountain, it was very private and secluded. We really liked that the next cabin over was literally below us on the mountain. The view inside and out was breathtaking. The front porch has a locking gate and wooden railing that made us feel very safe to relax and enjoy the sunset with our toddler playing beside us. Also, the cabin was very clean and well stocked with extra lines, towels, and kitchen supplies. Not only would I recommend this cabin to anyone reading this, but I also plan to rent from Carolina Mornings on any subsequent trips to asheville.
Pet-Friendly Peaceful Retreat!
We were thrilled with how truly pet-friendly the cabin was, down to a fenced in area, dog bed, toys, and bowls. The gate on the front porch was an extra-special touch too and let us have our toddler and dog out on the porch with no worries. The cabin was nestled in the woods, yet close to all the conveniences. The only items I would improve is a larger couch, new rug, and extra tissue for stays longer than a couple days.
cozy and convenient
Small but cozy cabin. We had 4 people in our party and we were comfortable. If you have more than 4 people I would not recommend this cabin. Located in a great location. We would stay here again if we are in the area. Thanks Carolina Mornings for a great stay!
Relaxing little hideaway.
Cozy, clean and quiet. We enjoyed the hot tub and fireplace. Terrific views. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 01/28/2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a glowing review of Rainbow Ridge. The view there is truly splendid and seems to go on forever! We’re so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the cabin’s amenities like the hot tub and fireplace. It’s so nice to cozy up by a fire on a mountain evening! The Carolina Mornings team hopes to hear from you again, give us a call when you’re planning your next mountain vacation and we’ll reserve Rainbow Ridge for you again, or maybe you’ll want to try out one of our other beautiful cabins in the area! Thanks! --The Carolina Mornings Team
Bay City, MI
Our Wonderful Outdoor adventure
Overall the trip was wonderful! We did have a few problems. The hot tub did not work and we tried multiple of times to sign up for the ghost hunt with no response. It was discouraging being unable to hear back from the Ghost hunters. Besides those few things we were very happy.
Not bad, but not very comfortable.
Location and price were ideal. Kitchen, bathrooms, cleanliness, front porch, all good.
Our troubles were three:
1) The wood floors and walls reverberated every little sound, which kept everyone awake. A whisper on the second floor was clearly audible on the first.
2) The beds were uncomfortable.
3) The living room area had seating for three people, two comfortably. The small sofa didn't recline or have ottomans.
All in all we had a really hard time getting comfortable in the place. We were in asheville to see the sites and weren't in the cabin much, but we were still glad to get home to our beds and comfortable living rooms. The cabin would be ideal for heavy sleepers, short stays, and parties of 3 or fewer people.
With a few minor modifications I think the place would be awesome. Some sound dampening panels for the walls and ceilings, maybe a few rugs for the floor for the same purpose. Swap out the couch with a reclining model, add some ottomans, or an additional sofa. And some pillow tops for the beds. At that point it would be cozy and great.
Excellent Turn-Key Rental w/ Great Location
We just got back from a 3 night/4 day trip to asheville, and had a great time. The Rainbow Ridge cabin was exactly what we were looking for and met all our expectations.
Location: Can't be beat. This place is just a few minutes from an entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway, 15 minutes to downtown asheville, and the Biltmore. Yes, the driveway is steep. But we thought totally manageable, unless it's winter.
Views: Great views from the porch. Looking west you have a gorgeous view of the sun setting against the mountains. You do see the top of the cabin below you, which we thought was no big deal. Looking forward from the porch, you see a combination of trees and condo/apartments a ways away. Again, no big deal.
Privacy/Seclusion: The cabin is on a hill, and you have quite a bit of privacy here. You do not see any neighbors, just the roof of the cabin below you. We thought it was perfect for us. The hot tub is also very private.
Cleanliness: The cabin was super-clean when we got there. Thank you!!
Supplies: We loved that this place came fully-equipped. The kitchen had everything we needed, from plates to utensils to a toaster, coffee maker, etc.
Amenities: If you want to rough it, this is not your place :p The cabin features nice comfy beds (2 full-size), a love-seat, a leather chair & ottoman, TV, A/C & heat, Microwave, Stove, Refrigerator, gas fireplace, TVs in all bedrooms and the living room. I liked that there were ceiling fans in the bedrooms and the living room as well. Lots of circulating air!
Noise: We had no noise from neighbors, and only heard light traffic from the road below when outside. Remember, this is not in the middle of the woods - you are 15 minutes from downtown asheville. For us, it was out far enough out yet still close enough. Perfect!
Overall: We could not be happier with our experience. Carolina Mornings made it simple to rent, the cabin is clean, well-equipped and incredibly convenient. Two thumbs up! Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 09/21/2011
Thank you so much for your glowing review with such great detail! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay at Rainbow Ridge and hope you will come back and stay with us again. If you do come back, make sure you let us know you are a returning guest, as we will credit your reservation $25. Again, thank you for sharing your experience with us and I hope we can help plan your next stay in Asheville.
All the best,
Shari and the CM Team!
Worst vacation ever
We arrived to the cabin to find out that the hot tub was 50 degrees. The whole time we were there it never heated up. we called the maintenence guy and he seemed to think it was ok and didn't come by to check on it. I Then proceeded to tell management about the ordeal and see if they could give us a discount next time we stay here and they said they will work with us and never said another word. The only reason we chose this one was for the hot tub. If we knew that it would not work, then we would have went somewhere a little more cost effective.
We're all big city people, so we wanted to do something different and stay in a cabin. It was the most pleasant experience! It had the feel of being in the woods without being too "far in" the woods. For us, it was a perfect mix of both worlds. Cannot say enough about the cabin... super charming, comfy, clean and warm. We had an awesome time! Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 02/26/2011
We are so happy to hear that your stay at Rainbow Ridge was just the taste of the mountains you needed! Thank you for sharing, and if you need another "getaway" from city life, please contact us!
Carolina Mornings Review December 2011
Excellent accommodations and location for Biltmore visit. Only problem i experienced is a broken button on the spa Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 02/26/2011
We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Rainbow Ridge, and thank you for the feedback on the button; we hope it didn't hinder your use of the hot tub. Please contact us again when your travels bring you to western NC.
A wonderful atmosphere to spend the holiday season with family!
My husband and I met our son and daughter- in- law at the cabin to spend 4 days together for the holidays. We all loved the roomy, cozy & updated atmosphere with all the amenities! We enjoyed the brisk and refreshing hot tub with the great view! (It was December). We couldn't have had more fun if we tried!! We will all treasure the memories we shared at the Rainbow Ridge cabin! Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 02/19/2011
Oh, thank you for sharing your holiday memories with us! We are so pleased that Rainbow Ridge created such a wonderful atmosphere for your family. Please do call us again for a future visit.
a great weekend
We stayed in your rainbow ridge cabin. The place was clean, nice and very quaint. I would not want to have to get up that driveway in the snow, but we were lucky to not have to deal with that.
Had a great time and would rent again. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 02/19/2011
We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Rainbow Ridge. Please do contact us in the future when you are ready to stay again!
This is a nice cozy cabin. Loved the fireplace and hot tub. The only downfall is the long steep driveway. It snowed when we were there and had to use the four wheel drive to get down it. We actually decided to leave a day early because we didn't won't to risk the drive down the driveway in deeper snow. Other than that the cabin was clean and had all the amenties of home. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 02/18/2011
We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Rainbow Ridge! Here in the mountains it can be difficult to navigate the terrain, and we can understand that it was uncomfortable for you. Please contact us for a future stay, as we do have properties located on flatter ground!
The cabin was in a great location. It appeared that hadn't been thoroughly cleaned, i.e., very dusty and the shower curtain liners had mole on them. It wasn't anything we couldn't live with. Also, one of the outside flood lights was out. The slanted ceilings proved challenging!! Also, there wasn't a lot of space for luggage downstairs. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 12/02/2010
Thank you for sharing feedback from your stay at Rainbow Ridge- we are glad to hear that you had a great time there despite a few inconveniences. We are so sorry to hear that the cleaning was not up to par! October is a very busy month and Rainbow Ridge had many guests; we are unsure how we would miss the dust and mold on the shower curtain, and are sorry to hear that we did. Alas, some things do get past our eagle eyes, and we appreciate that you were able to see past these mistakes to the overall beauty of the cabin. Please do come back for a visit to the Asheville area, and give us a call!
Great Cabin, Scenic View very fun!!
Rainbow ridge was a great cabin to stay at. We went with another couple for 4 days and had a great time. The pictures were very accurate and helped give us a good idea of what to expect. Beds were comfortable and each had their own bathroom which was nice. The hot tub was a nice feature as well. Fitting four people in was a little tough so we usually did two or three. The road to the cabin was a little steep so beware winter travelers it may get a little slick with ice. About 15 minutes to downtown but was still close to many restaurants and grocery stores. Great kitchen, laundry and very clean. Nice to have an Ipod hook up for music too. I high recommend it! Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 11/30/2010
Thank you so much for your thorough review of Rainbow Ridge! We are so glad to hear that it was a good fit for you and your friends. Please visit us again!
Rainbow Ridge was perfect for us.
Rainbow Ridge was centrally located for all that we wanted to do. The driveway approach was a bit tricky, but the cabin was worth it. It was beautiful. We enjoyed watching the sunsets from the hot tub. The kitchen was well stocked and the whole cabin was comfortable. Our dog loved the front porch and fenced side yard. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 11/30/2010
We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed Rainbow Ridge!! You are right- the cabin is worth figuring out the driveway! Please brin your dog to visit again soon!
Rick and Kay
Very comfortable place, exceeded our expectations
Rainbow Ridge worked out very well for us. The cabin was clean and comfortable with many amenities. The kitchen had everything we needed. We traveled with our dog and were plesantly surprised to find the back yard, although small, was tightly fenced so the dog could run free. Just a note, the road is steep and winding. View is nice. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 11/21/2010
We appreciate you taking the time to share your happiness with your vacation at Rainbow Ridge. We do love our four- legged furry friends, and are happy to provide properties that provide a space for them to enjoy a vacation too! Please do come back for a visit!
The Marine Family
We were very pleased with our stay in the cabin. The location was fabulous, and the cabin was great. The only problems were the steepness of the driveway and visibility merging onto Mills Gap Road. The dishwasher was locked with no instructions on how to unlock it. Other than these items, everything else was great. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 11/18/2010
We are glad that Rainbow Ridge was pleasing to you! We understand how it can be difficult to get used to the mountain driving in the area. We will look into the dishwasher issue and maybe including a note in the cabin notebook that explains a bit more on the workings of the appliances. Thank you for your feedback and please visit again!
This trip was our honeymoon and first trip to asheville. I must say we loved it. We choose asheville because we live at the beach and didn't see much sense in spending a lot of money going to another beach somewhere. Not to mention asheville is very pet friendly and we could bring our dog with us. My first impression of the cabin is "wow what a steep driveway"! I live at see level so we don't have anything like that around here. After a day or so we had that driveway figured out so no big deal. The cabin was very nice and clean. It was perfect for my wife and I plus the dog. I could see it being a little bit crowded if there was another couple there. There were some spiders in the cabin but it is in the woods so par for the course. The fireplace did the job well. The cabin was great. We really felt at home in asheville. I really liked how pro asheville\North Carolina they are there. It seems like they really care about their community. Places that stood out were The Biltmore, make sure you bring good walking shoes. The Blue Ridge Parkway was great, bring a jacket if you go to Mt. Mitchell which you should do. Earth Fare is my favorite grocery store ever. Best Resturant was the Early Girl Eatery. Tupelo Honey Cafe South wasn't bad either. Favorite bar was Barley's Taproom. Can't wait to go back to find new favorites. Thank you Carolina Mornings for the help and the Biltmore tickets. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 11/18/2010
Wow! We are honored to have shared in your Honeymoon with you, and are so happy to hear what a great time you had at Rainbow Ridge! Thanks for sharing some tidbits from your journey around the area- it feels as if we were there with you. Please do give us a call when you come back for a visit.
Safety Harbor Fl;orida
very pleasant and relaxing
The cabin was very nice except that the air condition was broken. Views were nice and asheville was very nice to walk and eat in Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 11/12/2010
We are glad you enjoyed your stay, albeit a bit warm! Please do come visit us again- we promise the air conditioner will not be broken!
Comfortable, clean, pleasant
The cabin was as advertised in terms of set-up, space, and location. Check-in was easy, the cabin was well-appointed. The only real downside, which could not be predicted from the computer booking info, was excessive road noise when you used the porch or other outdoor spaces. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 11/12/2010
It is a bit hard to make fully informed decisions online- you are absolutely right! We are here to answer any questions that may arise when you are taking a trip to western North Carolina. We do hope you enjoyed your stay at Rainbow Ridge- the up side to being so close to a roadway is that you are very close to town! This is appealing for those wanting to explore what Asheville has to offer. For those needing more seclusion, please contact us and we can point you in the right direction.
The Wrights (and those other people)
Very nice cabin but...
We booked this cabin online and the inside of the cabin is actually very nice. But the location isn't quite what we expected. It is not a "cabin in the mountains" but rather a cabin on a hill in the suburbs. There are three properties up the drive and though the immediate yard is rather secluded, you can see the top of the other cabin. You can hear cars driving up & people talking. If your neighbors like to party it could get very loud. I would have given the location only one star except for the fact that it is centrally located to many of the site we wanted to see. The picture shows a view of the mountains in the distance and the roof of the cabin next door. What it doesn't show, is the other 90% of the view is apartments and Condos on the hill facing you. You don't get that feeling of getting away from it all. There is a major road just at the bottom of the drive and though you can't hear it from inside the cabin, you can clearly hear it from the hot tub and yard. I guess the nice thing was that the shopping was very close. On the plus side, the kitchen is nicely stock with bare essentials. The dining table could be bigger but they are up front about that. There is a BBQ outside that we took full advantage of. The two bedrooms each have a private bath, nice when traveling with friends. But there could be a little more sound proofing between rooms as they are one on top of the other. I have stayed at a lot of cabins before and have always left behind non-perishables that I didn't use. Salt, Pepper, Sugar, Tea, Coffee, some condiments, etc. And I appreciate it when others do the same. But this place posted a sign to throw everything out. Maybe it's a health code thing, or maybe they have trouble with ants, but it seemed like a waste. Bottom line, if you're just using the cabin to for sleep after a long day out and about, then it's a great place to stay. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 10/25/2010
We are sorry to hear that you did not get the seclusion you needed! We do offer many cabins that offer peace and quiet without another house in sight. We also offer many great cabins like Rainbow Ridge, the one you stayed at, that fit the folks looking for an Asheville getaway closer to town. It is difficult to make decisions online sometimes; please know that we are here to assist with any questions you may have both through email and telephone. Give us a call the next time you want to visit and we can help you find tranquility surrounded only by the trees!
Mid-Hudson Valley, NY
Great little cabin in the perfect location
We found the cabin to have everything needed for a comfortable and homey stay and we loved the location which was so convenient to downtown Asheville. Moreover, while there were dozens of restaurants and stores with a mile or two of the cabin - it still had a private woodsy feel to it -the best of both worlds. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 05/31/2010
We are all smiles that we could help provide you with the joy of having the best of both worlds!! Please join us again soon!!
Good but mechanical issues!!!
We really enjoyed the house but had major issues the day we checked in. The air conditioner was broken and the house was 85 degrees. No one showed up to fix it til 2 days later. No compensation from the rental company was either offered or given. Basically we had to just deal with it that day. We were there with our 2 young children and that 1st day and night was pretty uncomfortable. We travel to Asheville every year and would of liked some kind of compensation for the issue. Hopefully this will be reviewed. Thanks!! Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 06/02/2010
We do apologize for the inconvenience; we did have an unseasonably warm few days this spring! We try our best to respond to any issue in a timely manner, and we try our hardest to keep you informed about the timing of any repair. Sometimes getting a repair completed takes longer than we like, and sometimes it is very hard for us to reach our guests to keep them informed of repair schedules. As stated in our rental agreement which you receive before arriving, we cannot offer refunds for maintenance and repair issues. The owner has graciously offered one night FREE for your family at Rainbow Ridge for a future visit. Please contact us to arrange this stay!
Close but yet so far away...
Our trip was all about the Biltmore House and adventures in Asheville. This
location was so close to the city and the Biltmore, but when you were at the
cabin, it felt like you were in the middle of nowhere. There was nothing
lacking in the provisions. We had everything you could need and more. The
staff at Carolina Mornings were so accommodating. We had scheduled our trip
the same weekend Asheville had 12" of snow. They were very patient with me
and helpful as I was deciding whether or not to venture to Asheville. Because I
bought travel insurance, and with their help, I was able to submit a claim to
the insurance company and received a full refund. I would recommend
Carolina Mornings, this cabin and any CM Property to anyone going to
Asheville. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 05/10/2010
Oh, thank you for this pat on the back! We love getting kudos for the jobs we do!! And we love to hear how much you loved Rainbow Ridge. We hope to see you again soon and have your trip to Biltmore go as planned.
Loved it. Close to town,but feels remote Well equipped
Would be nice id hot tub was warmed up beore arrival Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 02/24/2010
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay!! Ahhhh, yes it would be nice if we could warm up the hot tubs for guests... maybe that is in our future?!
A very comfortable cabin with two bed rooms and two bath rooms and a hot tub! Not a 5 star "hotel room" but as far as a "cabin" it sure is clean and cozy! Full kitchen and three TV's. Perfect for two to four people who want a relaxing vacation. A few miles from down town Asheville and plenty of great restaurants. The rental company, Carolina Mornings was easy to deal with and helpful! Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 02/24/2010
So glad you enjoyed your stay!! We strive to offer so much more (in different ways) than a 5-star room- really happy that you enjoyed the differences!
Great Get away
Was impressed by the cleanliness of the property. Enjoyed the stay and would stay again Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 03/29/2010
Thank you for your review of Rainbow Ridge! We do strive to keep our properties spic and span- thank you for noticing!! Please do contact us for a visit again soon!
This picture doesn't do justice!
This was our first time in Asheville and the staff directed us to this location. It
was a close drive to everything, but secluded enough that we felt we had
gotten away from it all. This cabin was almost perfect for a family of 4; if one
of the bedrooms could have had 2 twin beds, it would have been ideal since
my kids did not want to share a bed. The house had all of the amenities we
needed (a/c, washer/dryer, hot tub, TV, internet) and enough space for us to
hang out together in the living room, or be able to have some time alone on
one of the 2 porches, the loft area, or one of the bedrooms. We ended up
enjoying Asheville and the cabin so much we extended our stay another day,
and would have stayed longer if it had been available. Read more
Response from Carolina Mornings - 12/21/2009
Thank you for your positive feedback! So happy to hear your first trip to Asheville was positive and Carolina Mornings contributed.
We hope that you will come back soon!
Wishing you a wonderful Holiday Season.
Best of both worlds!
We loved Bella Way 28!! It was close to town but situated in the woodlands so that in addition to convenience you had privacy and a great view of the mountains. The cabin design fit our needs perfectly; it was attractively decorated; and it was very clean and felt brand new!! We would definitely stay there again!
The only negatives were a few really large ants in the kitchen and the dishwasher door wouldn't close completely so we couldn't use it - but these weren't really problems for us. (Reported to house cleaner upon leaving.)
This house was very relaxing; I would definately come back.
The reservation process was quick and easy. Directions to the house were very easy to follow. The house was clean and well furnished and also in a great location. A 5 minute drive and you were on a main road with various restaraunts and stores. Downtown Asheville was only a 10 min. drive. The view from the front porch was amazing.
We had a great experience at Bella Way 28. The people at Carolina Mornings were extremely helpful and friendly. There was a mistake with the booking and they apologized and gave us a gift certificate for dinner in town which was excellent. We very much enjoyed the cabin. It appeared very clean and new. We especially liked that it was much more modern inside compared with many of the other cabins we looked at. The view from the porch was beautiful. The only downside was that the hot tub did not work well. We would definitely stay here again!
Family of 3
Fort Pierce, FL
The cabin was very clean and in a quiet location, but still convenient to shopping (huge grocery store, Blockbuster, gas stations) within a couple of miles. Definitely try and arrive before dark; the road sign up to the cabin is hard to see otherwise. It's only about 10-15 minutes away from Biltmore Estates.
We stayed in the summer, got that after dark, so there were lots of night-time insect critters hovering around the porch lights that would otherwise have been there if we'd arrived before it got dark. Remember, it's a cabin in a wood-like setting; that's just the way it is. We just didn't turn on all the porch lights and that helped alot. There weren't any big critters (racoons or possums) around.
The internet service isn't wireless, and the connection speed was very slow. If you plan to use it, especially if you have kids/teens who go online to play games, forget it. There may have been a problem with it, though.
The hot tub was great, but there wasn't anything in the cabin's binder like a simple 'how-to-use'. That would be helpful.
Overall, it was a great experience; I'd do it again, but my 16 year old son was bummed about the internet. It was quiet and restful, especially after long days of touring the area. Carolina Mornings folks were awesome! Super friendly.
Gulf Breeze, FL
The cabin was well equipped to make our visit comfortable. The cabin is small
but can accommodate four with no issues. The location was convenient to
Asheville's tourist attractions and restaurants. The surrounding area around
the cabin lacked biking or walking trails and the views were minimal. You
could hear the traffic on the highway from the porch but not inside the cabin.
loved the cabin
Wonderful home!! A home away from home!
This was a great cabin! Everything new and clean! It was perfect for us and our inlaws, together.
We had a little problem with starting the fireplace at frst but , they came right over and gor it working. It is close to lots of stores.
It truely was a relaxing stay!
Our stay there was very pleasant. There was only one problem with the hot tub and, after a phone call to the rental company, the owner of the chalet personally paid us a visit. He performed a quick fix and was very nice to us. We enjoyed the view and will most likely stay in this chalet again if visiting the area.
Bella Way #28
The cabin was very clean and beautiful. We really enjoyed it. The hot tub was a disappointment, as it was one of the reasons we chose a cabin with a hot tub. It seemed like it hadn't been clean for quite some time. There was minimal chemicals to add even tho it said "add after each use"there was only enough for one use.
The view was stunning and it was relaxing-other than the hot tub.
Fleur de Lis
New Iberia, LA
This was a great alternative to staying in a hotel. The cabin was the perfect size for four adults. Everything was very clean and comfortable. We spent most of our days sightseeing around Asheville and really enjoyed the area but it was nice to come "home" at night instead of to just hotel rooms. The homey atmosphere of the cabin gave us a chance to relax and plan our next adventures. I would highly recommend this rental to anyone. The value for the money was excellent.
I would recommend bringing a few extra garbage bags and rolls of toilet paper tho. We only had one garbage bag and one recycling bag for the entire week.
Alabama and Atlanta
Cabin is beautiful, furnished nicely and has everything you need for a great stay. Everything was clean and fresh when we arrived. The kitchen has everything you need and want. Internet worked great. This is a very relaxing place to stay. It is very easy to get into Asheville and to the Biltmore from here.
However, there were a few minor things that we encountered. The front door dead bolt didn't align properly so it made the door difficult to lock. The motion sensor on the outside spot lights didn't work which would have been helpful coming in at night. Be aware that the road up the hill to the cabin is narrow, makes sharp turns and is very dark at night. Thankfully we were in a small car and didn't meet another car going in the other direction.
Great Anniversary Getaway
We had a great stay for a quick weekend getaway to celebrate our 6th anniversary. Great "cabin" feel and cool view from the front porch. Carolina Mornings was very easy to work with as compared to other companies I called from my Google search. We will use them again.
Fox and Family
High in the mountains
Bella Way was great, we wanted a place close to town, but gave you that mountian feel. My wife and children loved it.
Mountain atmosphere; Asheville attractions & ammenities!
New, attractive, comfortable log cabin. Perfect for our family getaway. 10 minutes to all that Asheville has to offer - restaurants, museums, art, Biltmore, touring event, etc. Would definitely do it again!