The Black Walnut Inn Bed & Breakfast Inn

Award winning Bed and Breakfast Inn in the heart of historic Asheville, NC


Award winning Bed and Breakfast Inn in the heart of historic Asheville, NC

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Black Walnut Bedroom

The Basics


A charming Victorian getaway located in the Montford Historic District of Asheville, North Carolina. Less than a mile from downtown and less than ten minutes from the the historic Biltmore Estate, the Inn is perfect for travelers who seek to soak up all that Asheville has to offer. The Black Walnut Bed & Breakfast Inn boasts with uniquely decorated guest rooms, lavishly adorned common areas, a beautiful garden, and a great porch-all perfect for unwinding after a day of adventure.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Fireplaces
  • Jetted Tubs Avail.
  • Hot Breakfast
  • History & Heritage
  • Gardens

In the Know

  • Take a stroll around in the Montford District where the inn is located, and view the incredible historic houses in the area.

  • Check out the amazing Art-Deco S&W Building that has been repurposed as Asheville's first food hall.

  • Experience the vibrant art scene by visiting the galleries and museums in the River Arts District and Downtown Art District.

  • For hikers of all levels, Western North Carolina has some of the bests trails, views and waterfalls around.

Stay for the Story

Located in Asheville, NC's beautiful, tree-lined historic district means that our historic home is nestled in a quiet oasis but is close to our vibrant downtown. Visit, sit on our great front porch, and experience all Asheville has to offer.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Isa's French Bistro creates a memorable dining experience. A specialized menu to celebrates the freshness of the season's harvest and local produce.

Posana's Farm-to-table seasonal menus change frequently reflecting each week's harvest and naturally accommodate a variety of diners' needs. 

Enjoy locally craft brewed beer at one of the breweries located in the South Slope: Asheville’s Downtown Brewery District.

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Experience the splendor of The Biltmore Estate- a must see in the area

The Western North Carolina area is area is home to 250 waterfalls, including the highest in the East and some that starred on the big screen

Visit the working studios and galleries of hundreds of artists in the River Arts District. Painting, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood and more.

Packages and Special Offers

VALID THROUGH: Apr 30 2024

Experience Biltmore Estate

Discover the timeless hospitality of Biltmore® in Asheville, NC. Your admission includes the breathtaking beauty of Biltmore House—America’s Largest Home®— a masterpiece of architecture filled with treasures and antiques. Stroll through century-old gardens bursting with blooms. Enjoy complimentary wine...See More

The Black Walnut Inn Bed & Breakfast Inn

Asheville, NC

Experience Biltmore Estate

VALID THROUGH: Apr 30 2024

Romance Package

Whether you’re celebrating a big event or just wanting to share a little romance with someone special, the Romance Package has just what you need – a beautiful arrangement of a dozen roses, a cold bottle of sparkling wine...See More

The Black Walnut Inn Bed & Breakfast Inn

Asheville, NC

Romance Package

VALID THROUGH: Apr 30 2024

Spa Package

We have partnered with Spa Theology, a premier full-service spa here in Asheville, to offer a package just for you, at discounted prices. You are sure to feel revived, refreshed, and rejuvenated after your visit.

Cost: Please contact...See More

The Black Walnut Inn Bed & Breakfast Inn

Asheville, NC

Spa Package

VALID THROUGH: Apr 30 2024

A Dozen Roses

Make any day a special day with a dozen roses.We will have a beautiful arrangement of roses waiting in your room upon arrival.

Cost: $35 + tax

This package must be pre-ordered at least 48-hours before your...See More

The Black Walnut Inn Bed & Breakfast Inn

Asheville, NC

A Dozen Roses

Guest Reviews

We had a great stay. It was nice being close to downtown but away from the bustle and there were great restaurants within easy walking distance. We really liked the atmosphere, our room oozed comfort, the gourmet breakfasts were better than expected, the happy hours were a bonus, the other guests were great as well, and the owner and staff made it very welcoming and their service was great....See More

- Richard Wagner

Our most recent vacation was a local one in Asheville and we were looking for a different experience and we thought a bed and breakfast would be fun and new and we were totally right ! The room was clean and cozy, the location was walking distance from a bar and a couple restaurants (5-10min walk), but by far my favorite part was the service. Alicia was awesome at...See More

- Karina Delcid

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Black Walnut Inn. This historical home has been beautifully maintained with original architectural details. The gathering spaces are spacious and welcoming. Owner Alicia makes her guests feel welcome with an evening happy hour, spectacular home cooked breakfast and gourmet coffee available 24/7. The house is located in heart of Asheville where great restaurants, art galleries, hiking and day spas are close by....See More

- Sharon Rozzi

What an awesome find! We had a long weekend planned in Asheville and decided to try a BnB in the Montford area. Black Walnut lived up to every expectation and more. It's a beautiful historic home with a front porch to die for. Ample parking in back. The room was beautifully decorated and very quiet. Each morning, we were served a homemade breakfast, and each night, they served us...See More

- Rob Kessler

Alicia was a wonderful host, the place was gorgeous and the location was perfect. The provided amenities were lovely. Due to our early flight home, we could not have breakfast on our last day, and Alicia packed us up with a breakfast that included her homemade raspberry strudel. It was delicious!

- Dara Baird

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 8

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Hair Dryer

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Evening Cocktails, Social Hour with innkeeper(s), Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Corporate Rates: No

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, LGBTQI+ Friendly

Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Facilities: No

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